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Olivier ON4EI/EI8GQB - No show at CQ WW DX SSB Contest with EI7T

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
Oliver ON4EI/EI8GQB did not take part in the CQ WW DX SSB contest with EI7T due to a computer crash at the beginning of contest, causing him to lose everything he had prepared for the occasion

India gets 3 new bands - 60, 630 and 6000m

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
The Indian Government’s Telecommunications regulator has published a 2018 Update to the Indian National Frequency Plan, effective 25th October 2018, which lists new bands at 5 MHz/60m, 472 kHz/630m and 135 kHz/6000m

EME 2018 conference videos available

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
Videos of the talks given at the EME 2018 conference are now available to view on YouTube

SOS for lost Morse code message

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
The North Wales Chronicle reports a Holyhead man has put out an SOS for a lost morse code message which played an important role in heralding the end of the First World War

Clydebank Air Cadets make radio waves

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
Clydebank Air Cadets have completed an Amateur Radio course which saw them achieve qualifications and their own call signs

Geomagnetic storm in progress

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
Earth is entering a stream of high speed solar wind and this is causing minor G1-class geomagnetic storms on Nov. 4th

SARL VHF workgroup select a Coordinator

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
Dick Coates, ZS6BUN was selected as the Coordinator for the SARL VHF/UHF/ Microwave workgroup. The formation of the workgroup resulted from discussions at the recent joint SARL/AMSATSA workshop held at the NARC

VP6D Ducie Island DXpedition news

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
In order to achieve a safe departure from Ducie Island - at 1537z the skipper directed the team to shut down on October 31st

DXCC Most Wanted

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
The 'DXCC Most Wanted' entities list has been updated on ClubLog as of October 30th

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 28th October, through Sunday, 4th November there were 235 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 05/11/2018 - 08:26
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Well known ham radio operator dies in fall from tower

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:22
WSAU reports 84-year-old Paul Bittner W0AIH fell 50 feet from his tower on Wednesday and was later found dead at the scene

QSO Today - Greg Latta - AA8V

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:22
In episode 33 of the QSO Today podcast, Dr. Greg Latta, AA8V, was described as a renaissance man, a master homebrewer who designs and builds the old tube rigs and fabricates the beautiful metal enclosures that encase them

ARRL Executive Committee updated on regulatory, governance issues

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:22
ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, chaired the ARRL Executive Committee (EC) meeting on October 20 in Bloomington, Minnesota

An SDR Cubesat on the cards

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:22
AMSAT SA has announced that parallel to its analogue Kletskous CubeSat, the group is working on a digital project featuring a Software defined transponder

Supporting fibre investment: unrestricted duct and pole access, and the BCMR

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:22
Companies laying high-speed fibre cables used by large businesses, mobile operators and broadband providers will have greater access to Openreach’s ducts and poles, under proposals set out by Ofcom

AMSAT announces senior leadership positions for 2018

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:22
The 2018 AMSAT Board of Director's Meeting was held November 1-2, 2018 at the US Space and Rocket Center Marriott Hotel in Huntsville, Alabama. The following positions were announced during the meeting

St. Vincent Island op

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:22
Operators Alan K7AR, Richard N7RO, Adrian KO8SCA, John VE7CT, Sandro VE7NY and Ralph VE7XF will be active as J8NY from St. Vincent Island between November 21-28

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 04/11/2018 - 10:22
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

Amateur Radio Roundtable

Sat, 03/11/2018 - 09:22
Howard Nurse, W6HN, breaks the news and discusses the new RigPi Station Server (RSS) a Raspberry Pi-based server for Amateur Radio operators