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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

FCC takes action over fluorescent lighting ballasts

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 10:17
The ARRL reports the FCC has proposed fining Acuity Brands Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia, $25,000 for apparently marketing radio frequency devices that were not labeled in accordance with Commission Part 18 rules at the time

SDR book now available from RSGB

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 10:17
A slightly updated second edition of my SDR book, "SDR, Software Defined Radio, for amateur radio operators and shortwave listeners" is now available from the RSGB store

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 10:17
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

If you see a good idea, copy it!

Fri, 15/12/2017 - 10:17
It has been said that imitation is the sincerest from of flattery. Certainly, if business has been anything to go by, if you see a good idea, copy it. Whole sectors of the fashion industry depend on this philosophy

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 09:46
Not the greatest of weeks but it did pick up for the ARRL 10m contest. But not for me, I could hardly hear a thing. Most popular DX HC8LUT (Galapagos Is) , PP5JR, PT3T (Brazil) and CW5W (Uruguay)

No need to shout!

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 09:46
Portable radio specialist SOTABEAMS has started stocking speech processors for the FT-817

1914 - 1918 Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society 'Lest we forget'

Thu, 14/12/2017 - 09:46
In 2016, one of our members Paul G1FJH, decided to research one of his relatives (Harry) who had lost his life in the trenches of the First World War...

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