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TM64YL achieves 5,000 contacts

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
A DXpedition by 14 women notched up 5,000 contacts using the callsign TM64YL from the island of Noirmoutier IOTA EU-064

The Listening Project

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
Many Radio Amateurs suffer from local QRM, so much so that their hobby is endangered

Licensing decision relating to Ausaf UK Limited

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
Following an investigation, Ofcom has revoked the broadcast licence held by Ausaf UK Limited for Ausaf TV, a channel which was intended to serve the Pakistani community in the UK, but had not started broadcasting at the time of Ofcom’s decision

NASA Television to air launch, capture of Japanese cargo ship to space station

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
A Japanese cargo ship loaded with more than five tons of supplies, water, spare parts and experiments is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station at 6:32 p.m. EDT Monday, Sept. 10 (7:32 a.m. Sept. 11 in Japan). Live coverage of the launch and capture will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website

Sweden: Reduced ham radio power limit from November 1

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
On Wednesday, August 29, representatives of Sweden's national amateur radio society, the SSA, met with the communications regulator, the PTS

Jupiter has an extra magnetic pole

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
NASA's Juno spacecraft has discovered something extraordinary about Jupiter

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 07/09/2018 - 09:45
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
One of the worst weeks I can remember. Obviously we are not yet at the bottom of this sunspot cycle. Can it really get any worse? This too was during the weekend of a major portable contest. I use to love these. I think F4CXO gets top dog prize for spotting so many stations

Pass Recorder App released

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
Peter Goodhall 2M0SQL has released his Pass Recorder application for recording amateur radio satellite pass audio using the SatPC32 DDE Interface

High altitude balloon to transmit in 20m

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
On Saturday, September 8 at 11am local time, an amateur radio high altitude balloon will launch from Pehuajó, Argentina transmitting CW, WSPR and Domino-EX11 in the 20m band

Netherlands: ham radio Novice class review

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
The Dutch national societies VERON and VRZA report the regulator, Agentschap Telecom, has asked for a review of the amateur radio Novice class

2018 AMSAT Board of Director ballots due September 15

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
Voting for the 2018 AMSAT Board of Directors ends soon. Ballots must be received at the AMSAT office by September 15, 2018

How to use an SWR meter

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
Electronics Notes has just launched a new page on “How to Use an SWR Meter.” As there are many misconceptions and myths about SWR, we have tried to look at the topic and detail how to use an SWR meter and also how to interpret the results

Retro Computer Festival

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
Following the success of last year's event, we'll be dedicating another entire weekend to the Retro Computing Community

Australian special event

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
Members of the Hills Amateur Radio Group (VK6AHR) will be active this weekend (September 8-9th) using the special Marconi callsign VI6MARCONI

Antarctic operation

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
Matt, VK5HZ, will be active as VK0HZ during the 2018-2019 Summer and 2019 Antarctic winter

Macao DXpedition

Thu, 06/09/2018 - 09:22
The XX9D team of operators will once again be active from Grand Coloane Resort, Macao (AS-075), between February 11-26th, 2019

EMF Camp videos are now available

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 08:52
Videos of the talks given at EMF Camp in Herefordshire Aug 31-Sept 2 are now online

Lunar satellite sends pictures to radio hams

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 08:52
A tiny Chinese satellite is orbiting the Moon and allowing radio amateurs to download images

Sale of shortwave stations used by BBC

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 08:52
Engineering/defence contractor Babcock, which owns UK's last remaining shortwave transmitting station (Woofferton) and operates BBC shortwave and medium wave relay stations in Ascension Island, Cyprus, Oman and Singapore, is selling its media operations

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