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Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 10:15
Sunspots reappeared this week, after none on April 28 through May 3. Average daily sunspot numbers increased from 3.6 (last week) to 14.6 (May 3-9)

Linear transponder CubeSat to deploy from ISS today

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
Masa JN1GKZ reports JAXA has announced three CubeSats, Irazu (Costa Rica), 1KUNS-PF (Kenya) and UBAKUSAT (Turkey) will deploy from the International Space Station on Friday, May 11 between 1030-1040 GMT

Norway introduces 2x1 contest call signs

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
Following a longtime request from the Norwegian contest community, the Norwegian Communication Authority (NCA) recently permitted the use of 2x1 contest call signs for individual radio amateurs

IARUMS newsletter now available

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports on the situation in the 5 MHz secondary amateur radio allocation

Annual Armed Forces Day cross band communication test

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
In the USA, the Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) will sponsor the traditional military/amateur radio communication tests to mark the 67th annual Armed Forces Day Saturday, May 12

Come visit RAC at Dayton

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
For the eighth year in a row, Radio Amateurs of Canada will be operating a booth at the Dayton Hamvention, the world’s largest Amateur Radio gathering. This will be the second year for the Hamvention in its new location at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Exposition Center in Xenia, Ohio

Ofcom awards eight new community radio licences

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
Ofcom has announced the award of eight new community radio licences in England and Scotland

Aiming high: Allen Park students are preparing to talk with astronauts next fall

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
Allen Park is the first in Lee County and one of 14 chosen nationwide for this year’s Amateur Radio on the International Space Station program

Japanese special event

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
Look for special event station, 8J1ITU, to be on the air from Japan until May 31st

Canary Islands Day

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
Members of the Unión de Radioaficionados Españoles (Sección Comarcal de Las Palmas) club [EA8URL] will be on air with a special callsign, EG8CID, until May 30th

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 09:43
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

ARRL asks FCC to protect ham radio millimeter-wave bands

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:16
ARRL has asked the FCC to avoid authorizing developmental technologies in two Amateur Radio bands above 95 GHz that some radio amateurs may not be unaware of

Ham radio at EMF 2018

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:16
There will be amateur radio villages at the Electromagnetic Field event in Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire August 31-September 2. The AMSAT Village will have a special event station GB0AUK that will be demonstrating reception of satellite telemetry and communication via the amateur radio satellites

Swedish radio ham visits Pentagon

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:16
Radio amateur Peter Hultqvist SM4HCF is also Sweden's Defense Minister and it was in that capacity that he visited the Pentagon on Monday, May 7

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:16
Slightly improved conditions particularly Friday to Sunday. And one or two unusual stations about. HB9GOLD for example, a special call and Award for the period 1st April to 1st May 2018. The Award is issued by Tera Radio Club (HB9OK), Canton Ticino, and it will be conferred on the occasion of the inauguration of the restored gold mine of Sessa, south Switzerland

Is the internet, millennials or FT-8 killing ham radio?

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:16
Daniel Romanchik KB6NU gives his views on recent articles about the demise of amateur radio

The Day I Joined the Space Race

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:16
David Kruh WB2HTO of Analog Devices Inc. takes us back to his early days as a ham radio hobbyist when he first became acquainted with OSCAR — the Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio

Ofcom research on broadband speeds and smartphone services

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:16
Ofcom has today published annual reports on the broadband speeds people receive, and the different ways in which people use their smartphones

The way things were

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:16
Amateur radio club websites have changed dramatically over the years, the Archive.org site allows you to see what they were like back in 2001

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:16
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

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