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Three new crew members on voyage to International Space Station

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 09:23
Three crew members representing the United States, Russia and Japan are on their way to the International Space Station after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:21 a.m. EST Sunday (1:21 p.m. Baikonur time)

Ham radio link to Santa

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 09:23
Patients at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital in Tampa were able to talk to Santa Claus in the North Pole over amateur radio

RAC Canada 150 Award

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 09:23
The RAC Canada 150 Award is a celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday since Confederation in 1867. The Award is issued for contacting the RAC stations between July 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. We are now in the final few weeks of the Canada 150 Award

Next Advanced distance learning course starts January

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 09:23
Steve Hartley G0FUW reports there are just 10 places left on the distance learning course for the amateur radio Advanced exam

VK6ARN NewsWest

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 09:23
In the news this week it's NEW HAMS. Bob talks digital modes and band plans. Andrew gives us a Ham College wrap-up for 2017 and takes time to provide intent behind the recently-formed RASA. Onno brings us what's happening in amateur radio across Western Australia in the present time, and I’ll help celebrate new and upgraded licenses here in VK6

Now is the time for Sporadic-E openings on 50 Mhz

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 09:23
The SARL report that recently, the first Sporadic E contact during this season was made from Rio de Janeiro over 2 000 km to the northern part of Brazil

Hall of Fame Member Roland Peddle, VE6RL (VO1BD) SK

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 09:23
Radio Amateurs of Canada has received the sad news that Roland Clarence Peddle, VE6RL (VO1BD), became a Silent Key on December 7, 2017 at the age of 86

Look out for 50 MHz SSSP DX around the Summer Solstice

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 09:23
The SARL report summer solstice in the southern hemisphere occurs on Thursday 21 December 2017

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 17/12/2017 - 09:23
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to stay at very low levels

Distracted Driving: Ontario temporary exemption extended

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:45
Distracted driving regulations continue to be an area of interest for many Canadian Radio Amateurs. These regulations are made and enforced by provincial governments and can vary considerably from province to province and over time

Marathon Man on Ham Radio Now

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:45
Rob Orr K9RST joins the Ham Radio Now team to talk about the amateur radio involvement in the USA's second largest marathon

Foundations of Amateur Radio

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:45
How does Single Side Band work?

ZT1T until 12th Night

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:45
We will be operating ZT1T over Xmas once again. The unique prefix/special call sign will be used to celebrate our 7th Xmas on terra firma after being rescued mid-South Atlantic

The Sun is dimming as solar minimum approaches

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:45
At the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, SpaceX launched a new sensor to the International Space Station named 'TSIS-1'

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:45
Over the past reporting week (December 7-13) we saw three days with zero sunspots (December 8, 9 and 13). Compared to the previous seven days, average daily sunspot number more than doubled to 6.9 and average daily solar flux increased from 69.6 to 71

Latest edition (No. 19) of The 5 MHz Newsletter now available

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:45
Apologies for the late arrival - the latest edition (No 19) of The 5 MHz Newsletter is now available for free pdf download

Ofcom awards seven new community radio licences

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:45
Ofcom has announced the award of seven new community radio licences in England and Scotland

Caroline North

Sat, 16/12/2017 - 10:45
Radio Caroline North returns this weekend for our final broadcast of 2017

Santa's prime time on amateur radio

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 10:17
The precise timing of Christmas celebrations varies from region to region. For some it’s Christmas Eve. For some Christmas Day. In some cases, it may even be later on in January when the Russian Father Frost makes an appearance. But in the world of Santa Radio, prime time is this coming weekend – December 16-17

Citizen Weather Observer Program at the DCC

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 10:17
The Citizen Weather Observer Program (CWOP) ties data from all those 'citizen' weather stations out there - the ones you see at the bigger hamfests - into the NOAA system to become part of the reporting and forecasting system

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