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CQ White Paper on proposed changes to ARRL Governing Documents

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:29
CQ magazine has issued a White Paper with its analysis of proposals to make significant changes in the ARRL's Articles of Association and By-Laws, as well as reaction to comments made about the proposals by the League's CEO

D-Star One v1.1 Phoenix

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:29
The amateur radio satellite D-Star One was lost on November 28, 2017 when the launch vehicle failed to achieve orbit, but the team have assembled a replacement which should launch February 1

IC-7610 HF/50MHz SDR Transceiver has landed!

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 10:45
The wait is finally over and the first stocks of the most talked about Amateur radio in the last couple of years are finally here

FEMA Region 10 Communication Exercises will make use of 60 meters

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 09:45
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington) will conduct a Communications Exercise (COMMEX) on January 17 and on the third Wednesday of subsequent months during 2018, 1500-2100 UTC

NCVEC releases new Technician License question pool into the public domain

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 09:45
The National Conference of Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (NCVEC) has announced the release of the 2018-2022 Amateur Radio Element 2 Technician class license question pool into the public domain

Indonesian pirates on 7 MHz

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 09:45
The new IARU Region 1 Monitoring System free newsletter reports many Indonesian pirates were heard on December 30 in 7000-7040 kHz USB/LSB

U.S. cargo spacecraft set for departure from International Space Station

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 09:45
After delivering more than 4,800 pounds of science and supplies to the International Space Station, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft will depart the orbiting laboratory on Saturday, Jan. 13. NASA will provide live coverage beginning at 4:30 a.m. EST

Fox-1D satellite set to launch this week, China to launch five new CubeSats

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 09:45
The launch of AMSAT-NA's Fox-1D CubeSat will take place from India on January 12 (UTC). The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) flight had to be rescheduled from December 30. AMSAT Vice-President Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, delivered Fox-1D to Spaceflight Inc in Seattle last November for integration

2017 DX Sound Bites!

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 09:45
Tom, K8CX, has done it again. He has provided DXers with 118 memorable rare DX sound clips (now in MP3 format) from 2017

Local kids get a handle on ham radio

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 09:45
California's Lodi News-Sentinel reports on some of the young people who were on-the-air for Kids Day

IOTA news from the DARC

Wed, 10/01/2018 - 09:45
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

HRN 379: One League Under the Siege

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
In this episode we review what's been going on with the ARRL, from the Code of Conduct to the proposed revisions to the Bylaws and Articles of Association

Fox-1D scheduled to launch this week

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
AMSAT’s next Fox-1 satellite, Fox-1D, is scheduled for launch on January 12, 2018 at 03:58 UTC from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India

K6ANP power station with InnovAntennas Log Periodic

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
This is our 13 element Log Periodic on an 11.5m boom (38’). The booms are 45mm across and thick-wall (3.2mm) which double up as feed lines for the elements

Essex Skills Night Monday

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
Skills Night takes place at 7pm Monday, January 15 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, the free event is open to all

ICQ Podcast - Setting up a second shack

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
In this episode, Martin is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Setting up a second shack

AU2WBR Ganga Sagar Mela 2018

Tue, 09/01/2018 - 09:28
On January 14 radio amateurs from the West Bengal Radio Club will be providing communication support on Sagar Island during the festival of Makar Sankranti

Marion Island off the air

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
Marion Island becomes rarer DX. Comments made regarding the amount of operation from 6O6O show that many hams do not consider the purpose of the visit to the country

The IARU watches WPT developments

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
Widespread interest continues in Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) technology, reflecting the considerable concern about its potential to cause radio frequency interference

Bouvet Island DXpedition news

Mon, 08/01/2018 - 10:05
All Dressed Up and a Place to Go. Here she is, the Betanzos, the ship on which we will begin our journey to Bouvet in just over two weeks