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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 25/03/2018 - 11:01
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at very low levels

Icom ID-31E PLUS – A great entry point into D-STAR

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
The ID-31E UHF digital D-STAR handportable provides a great jumping-on point into the fabulous world of D-STAR Digital Amateur Radio

Foundations of Amateur Radio #146

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
Recently I spent some time discussing the losses associated with connectors between your radio and your antenna. The traditional wisdom, and I use the word "wisdom" ironically, says that each connector introduces loss into the feed line. There is an understanding that the more connectors you have the worse it is and the more loss you have

Israeli 60m permits now available on yearly basis

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
For several years Israeli Amateurs have had access to 8 three kilohertz-wide channels at 5 MHz by means of personal permits. Permission was initially valid from the application approval date until mid March 2014. Permits are now renewable in April of each year

Good news for Thai contest operators

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
Tony, HS0ZDX, RAST Liaison Officer, reports to members and friends of the RAST: There is good news for contest operators

Maker community in Shenzhen

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
Future Cities, a full-length documentary strand from WIRED video, looks inside the bustling city of Shenzhen

Attracting more women to Amateur Radio

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
Following International Women’s Day, Kimberly Olsen VK2KMI spent some time researching how to attract more women to amateur radio

9-year-old radio ham in ISS link-up

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
Keen radio amateur Archie Toy VK3FTOY encouraged his school to arrange a link-up with the International Space Station (ISS)

Ham radio uptake and retention

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
Wireless Institute of Australia Board Director David Ford VK4MZ suggests ways we can improve amateur radio uptake and retention

Young Amateurs Radio Club launched

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
Sterling Coffey N0SSC has announced the launch of a new radio club made by the youth, for the youth

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
At 2332 UTC on March 22 the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a geomagnetic disturbance warning for this weekend, March 24 and 25

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 16th March, through Friday, 23rd March there were 224 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Sat, 24/03/2018 - 09:41
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Introducing CATSync - The new CAT tool for WebSDRs

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 10:27
Oscar, DJ0MY, has developed a new software tool for radio amateurs and SWLs

VB18FIFA: World Cup 2018 Football Amateur Radio Marathon

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 10:27
The special call sign VB18FIFA will be on the air from June 1 to July 15 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia

New HackSpace magazine available for download

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 10:27
Issue 5 of the free magazine HackSpace has an article about Limor Fried AC2SN (aka LadyAda) of electronics company Ada Fruit as well as a Dr Lucy Rogers M6CME article "Share the knowledge"

Ofcom allow use of mobile phone repeaters

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 10:27
Ofcom has confirmed the making of regulations that will allow people to use certain types of ‘mobile phone repeaters’, without the need for a licence

2018 WIA Radio and Electronics Convention and AGM

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 10:27
Don't forget that registrations are now open for the 2018 WIA Radio and Electronics Convention and AGM. You can register today via the online registration form on the WIA website

Essex Ham in the press

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 10:27
The Southend Standard and Basildon Standard newspapers report radio amateurs from Essex Ham were at the Raspberry jam event to celebrate the computer’s birthday

Mills On The Air

Fri, 23/03/2018 - 10:27
You could help bring some life back into Australia's heritage mills by joining the mills-on-the-air scheme. Once thought of as a mainly UK event, the scheme has spread to Europe, and since last year, has Australia as a member