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South Eastern Amateur Radio Group AGM

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 10:28
A date for your calendar. The 2018 AGM of the group will take place on Monday the 26th of February 2018 in the Roanmore Social and Sports Centre, Cleaboy Road, Waterford, Ireland at 8.00 p.m. sharp

ARISS contact planned for school in Portugal

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Scott Tingle KG5NZA with Agrupamento de Escolas do Fundao, Fundao, Portugal

Essex Skills Night Monday

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Skills Night takes place at 7pm on Monday, February 19 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, this free event is open to all

AMSAT Argentina balloon flight completes 2nd trip around the world

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
AMSAT Argentina reports that their earth circling El PicoGlobo WSPR beacon balloon has now completed its 2nd lap around the world

Ham radio society looks to add millennials

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
News Channel 6 TV reports Wichita Falls Amateur Radio Society consists mostly of people over age 40. So, they are making an effort to get young people involved

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Bob’s still out on the road on his way to the Wyong Field Day next weekend in VK2. It’s New Hams week, so Andrew shares with you what he would have liked to know starting out.. I’ll give you a quick overview on remote stations, and celebrate an upgraded license here in VK6

QSO Today Episode 185 - Mitch Gill - NA7US

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Mitch Gill, NA7US is the new editor of QRP Quarterly Magazine, the official journal of the QRP Amateur Radio Club International and a former columnist for both Popular Communications and CQ VHF

SatPC32 12.8d is released

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
Amsat have announced that the English version of SatPC32 12.8d is now available for download on the author's web page

Numbers stations: The 'spy radio' that anyone can hear

Sun, 18/02/2018 - 08:48
BBC News report that for decades, people around the globe have been able to listen in to mysterious spy broadcasts from all over the world with just a radio

SARL President to meet Bouvet DXpedition team in Cape Town

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
SARL President, Nico van Rensburg ZS6QL will meet with the crew of the Bouvet Island DXpedition in Cape Town today during a function arranged by the local radio amateurs

Ham radios offered lifeline to Puerto Rico after Maria

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
WESH News reports on the Orlando HamCation and the key role amateur radio played in the aftermath of hurricane Maria

Foundations of Amateur Radio #141

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
What do you know now that you would have liked to have known when you started in amateur radio?

Students to use ham radio to link to ISS

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
The Centre Daily Times reports on Bellefonte Area Middle School students who are working on an out-of-this-world project

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
Solar activity increased over the last reporting week (February 8-14). Average daily sunspot number rose from 10.3 to 24, while average daily solar flux increased from 72.5 to 77.4. Geomagnetic indicators were quiet, with average planetary A index changing from 4.4 to 4.1, and average mid-latitude A index going from 3.6 to 3

SARL Digital Contest next Sunday

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
The aim of the SARL Digital contest on Sunday 25 February is to establish as many contacts as possible between radio amateurs in Southern Africa using the FT8 / RTTY modes

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 9th February, through Friday, 16th February there were 227 countries active

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sat, 17/02/2018 - 11:17
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

A44A cancels youth participation in CQWW 160m contest

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:47
The IARU Region 1 site reports the Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society (ROARS) has canceled the youth participation in the CQWW 160m contest

Ada Lace book features ham radio

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:47
Emily Calandrelli's latest book aimed at young people Ada Lace, Take Me to Your Leader, features amateur radio

Upcoming ARISS contact with University of the Philippines Integrated School, Quezon City, Philippines

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 09:47
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at University of the Philippines Integrated School, Quezon City, Philippines on 17 Feb