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Strange 'blue auroras' sighted

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:45
On Thursday night, strange bands and rings of blue light appeared over parts of Scandinavia and Russia

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 20th October, through Friday, 27th October there were 232 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Problem with registration of BC Amateur Radio vehicle licence plate

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
As the RAC Director for the British Columbia / Yukon Region, it has been brought to my attention that there is a problem with renewing the existing five-digit BC Amateur plates – also known as two-letter Call Sign Ham Plates

AMSAT-NA Board of Directors elect Joe Spier, K6WAO, President

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
At it’s annual meeting, held at the Silver Legacy Resort Hotel in Reno, NV, the AMSAT-NA Board of Directors elected Joe Spier, K6WAO, of Reno, NV, President, succeeding Barry Baines, WD4ASW, who has retired after nine years of service as AMSAT’s President

INDEXA on the web

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
Dick Williams, W3OA, Secretary-Treasurer, informs that INDEXA is now on Facebook and Twitter

Expat Club: devoted to our foreign members

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
Since FEDI-EA started the campaign "Yes, we speak English..." in 2014, a lot of hams from other countries, but living in Spain, have become members of the Federation

An unusual comet dives toward the sun

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
Today, spacecraft are monitoring a close encounter between the sun and Comet 96P/Machholz. This is no ordinary comet

Statement on spectrum access in the 3.6–3.8 GHz band

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
The UK regulator Ofcom has confirmed its approach to expanding spectrum access for mobile services in the 3.6 GHz to 3.8 GHz band

UK time back to UTC this weekend

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
Daylight saving time 2017 in the United Kingdom ends at 02:00 on Sunday, 29 October

Zorro in Bhutan

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
A5A will be activate again between October 27th and November 3rd. Zorro, JH1AJT, will travel to Bhutan with Jin/JF1IST, Franz/DJ9ZB and Champ/E21EIC

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 27/10/2017 - 09:49
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
A belting weekend preceded by a fairly poor week. Most sought after DX: VK9VKL (Christmas Is), 3C0L (Annobon Is), SU/DM4DX (Egypt), V55JOTA (Namibia Scouts) and quite a few others

HamRadioNow: Thoughts on Regulation

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
Tim Shepard KD1KY will give you a different perspective on why the radio spectrum needs regulation... or doesn't

First ZS EME record on 10 GHz (3 cm)

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
On October 22, 2017 at 15:46 UTC, Alex Artieda, ZS6EME, recorded the first-ever Digital EME QSO with HB9Q on 10 GHz

Best-selling Crosley biographer to speak at National VOA Museum of Broadcasting Nov. 10

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
Rusty McClure, author of the New York Times bestseller, Crosley: Two Brothers and a Business Empire that Transformed a Nation, will speak Friday, Nov. 10 at the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester

Scouts learn more about radios

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
The Southend Echo reports more than 200 scouts, cubs and beavers took part in Jamboree On The Air at Belchamps Scout Activity Centre in Hockley, Essex

Charges cut for up to one million BT landline-only customers

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
Ofcom has today announced that BT customers who buy only a landline telephone service will see their monthly bills cut by £7 per month, following an Ofcom review

430-440 MHz Medical Capsule Endoscopy Application

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
The CEPT ECC have published a report titled 'Coexistence of Wideband Ultra-Low Power Wireless Medical Capsule Endoscopy Application operating in the frequency band 430-440 MHz'

One of last surviving Bletchley Park 'listeners' dies

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 10:00
The Forces Network reports that one of the last surviving Bletchley Park 'listeners’ who intercepted and passed Nazi messages on to Allied codebreakers at Bletchley Park, has died

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