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Wearable ham radio Direction Finding transmitter

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 10:14
On Hackaday John Baichtal KC0YQK writes about a wearable Direction Finding transmitter developed by Zachary Sturgeon KE4FOX

TAC looking for obsolete FCC regulations

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:12
The ARRL report the FCC Technological Advisory Council (TAC) is looking into FCC technical regulations to determine if reforms or changes might be in order

More heavy rain in monsoonal floods

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:12
Monsoon rains in India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Bangladesh over the past month has, according to the UN, affected 41 million people, and left an estimated 1,200 dead

Kenya gets 5275 - 5450 kHz allocation at 400W PEP

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:12
Following a request from the Radio Society of Kenya (RSK), Kenya state radio regulator, CAK (Communications Authority Kenya) advised the RSK that a new 60m allocation has been granted between 5275 kHz and 5450 kHz on a secondary basis

It's the 12th Telford Hamfest on Sunday 3rd September

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:12
Telford Radio Society once again is running the Telford Hamfest, a radio and electronics event at Enginuity buildings Coalbrookdale on Sunday September 3rd. It opens at 10:15am

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 117

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:12
Building an antenna can be very rewarding but also very frustrating. Similarly, buying an antenna is no guarantee for success

A new kind of upper atmospheric lightning?

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:12
In recent years, photographers have catalogued a growing number of luminous forms apparently leaping up from the tops of thunderstorms

Work the mystery op on Market Reef

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:12
Jukka, OH2BR, will be active as OJ0/OH2BR from Market Reef for one week starting on Saturday, September 2nd... Look out for his mystery guest operator

MUARC activities during September

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:12

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:29
Friday, Saturday and Sunday were the best of the week without a doubt. E718MEDITERA is this week’s odd one. Several claim to have worked it but with no positive id, then I wouldn’t bank on it appearing on LoTW

Amateur radio operators 'key to Harvey emergency relief'

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:29
Amateur radio operators, or ham radio operators, have stepped up after electricity and cell towers in Hurricane Harvey's path shut off

VDSL 'Drive-By' interference monitoring system

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:29
On his web site Martin G8JNJ says about 50% of his amateur radio friends are currently suffering severe interference from Broadband internet VDSL services that are carried by conventional copper phone lines

New range of microphones from INRAD

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:29
Nevada are pleased to announce the release of a new range of desk microphones and accessories for Amateur Radio use from INRAD USA

Ham radio volunteers assisting in hurricane response

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:29
ARRL say Amateur Radio Emergency Service volunteers are pitching in to support communication at some Red Cross shelters in South Texas in the ongoing aftermath of catastrophic and unprecedented flooding resulting from Hurricane Harvey

Amateur radio club in Land Mobile magazine

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:29
Land Mobile magazine reports on the fund-raising work of James Preece M0JFP and the Chertsey Radio Club for Project Thomas

Baker Island DXpedition

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:29
The Dateline DX Association is very pleased to announce significant progress in our planning to operate in 2018 from KH1, Baker Island National Wildlife Refuge, the 4th most wanted entity in the DXCC program

Special event calls for Scandinavian YL meeting

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:29
The meeting will take place from September 8 to 10 in Kungsbacka, but Rosel DL3KWR will be active as SK6SYL from today, August 31

Fox News switched off in UK

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:29
The Rupert Murdoch-owned TV channel has been turned off in the United Kingdom

Amateur Radio Emergency Communications in Texas

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 10:14
ARRL Public Information Officer Mike Urich KA5CVH described the situation in Harris County, Texas on news-talk radio station WGMD

Monsoon rains hit India

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 10:14
Radio amateurs in India have been providing emergency communications during the recent flooding