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CQScotland buildathon

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 10:08 group will be holding a buildathon at the Montrose Aviation and Amateur Radio Rally in Montrose DD10 9BD on Sunday August 26th, 2018 starting 11am

ILLW Alerting website

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 10:08
With the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend fast approaching - it's this coming weekend - there's a website available where those taking part can post when and on which bands they will be on. During the event it is expected that lighthouse stations will update this website in real-time, using it like a DX Cluster

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 10:08
An exceedingly poor week, yes a few DX stations about but very thin on the ground. There were even a couple of MUs and MW on, which of course are Guernsey and Wales along with MM0 (Scotland) and M0 England.

Chelmsford announce extra ham radio exam sessions

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 10:08
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) have announced they are making amateur radio exam sessions available every month

Caught in a disaster? Your rescuer might be an amateur

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 10:08
Pew Charitable Trusts report on the role of volunteer emergency responders, including radio amateurs, in the USA

A mystery in the mesosphere

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 10:08
This summer, something strange has been happening in the mesosphere - a layer of Earth's atmosphere so high that it nearly touches space

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 10:08
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

ILLW 400th Entry

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Right on schedule the 400th entry was received on the same date as last year and it was from GB2NPL at Nash Point Low Lighthouse in Wales, UK

ARISS contact planned for schools in Zwoenitz and Kaiserslautern, Germany

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Matthes-Enderlein-Gymnasium Zwoenitz, Zwoenitz, Germany and Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany

FCC publish new Part 95 rules in Federal Register

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
The FCC has reorganized and updated FCC Personal Radio Services (PRS) Part 95 rules and published them in the The Federal Register

EMF Camp in Hackaday

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Jenny G7CKF writes in Hackaday about the Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Camp taking place Aug 31 - Sept 2 at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in Herefordshire

Kerry Amateur Radio Group at Cromwell Point Lighthouse

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
The Kerry Amateur Radio Group will participate as a registered station in this year's International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend using the callsign EI1K

TestReach Ltd and UK ham radio exams

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Dublin-based company TestReach Ltd have published an article about the work they do to provide the UK amateur radio exams

Spurn lighthouse calling

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
HFDXARC in cooperation with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust will be activating GB2SL (Spurn High Lighthouse) during the 'ILLW' Lighthouse Weekend, starting about 11:00 noon on 18th August 2018

BBC interview Radio 270 engineer

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Offshore radio engineer Stephen Muir-field was interviewed on BBC Radio Guernsey on Tuesday, August 14 in the final hour of Tony Gilham's show

Two lighthouses in Panama Canal on-air for ILLW

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Groups of amateur radio operators from Radio Club de Panama will be operating on the ILLW Aug 18/19, 2018 from two lighthouses in the Panama Canal

Diwata-2 microsatellite nears completion, handover to Jaxa

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
The Philippine Diwata-2 satellite carrying an amateur radio FM transponder and APRS digipeater is expected to launch in October

Successful HAARP WSPR research campaign

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
HAARP’s WSPR research campaign has yielded hundreds of reports of reception on the 40 and 80 meter amateur radio bands

HRN 400: Gary's Top 10 Episodes

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
Gary joins David to reminisce about his favorite 10 episodes. Some good stuff here

RSGB Convention and AMSAT-UK Colloquium talks

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
The schedule of talks for the RSGB Convention and AMSAT-UK Colloquium taking place in Milton Keynes October 13-14 has been released. The event has attracted speakers from around the world including Japan's Naomi Kurahara JE6GXN who will be talking about distributed ground stations