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SOTABEAMS have moved!

Sat, 02/12/2017 - 11:32
As a result of expansion, UK amateur radio manufacturer SOTABEAMS has relocated

The brightest full Moon of 2017

Sat, 02/12/2017 - 11:32
This weekend's full Moon is the biggest and brightest full Moon of 2017, almost 8% wider and 16% brighter than average

Radio Caroline - Reception reports round-up

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:22
Thank you to everyone who has sent in reception reports. We have literally been inundated with them, and will try to reply to those who asked for replies over the coming weeks, but it will be a slow process

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:22
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Scammer targets RSM radio users and licence holders on social media

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:22
RSM has been made aware that a scammer is using a Facebook account claiming to work for New Zealand's Radio Spectrum Management and asking for personal information from licence holders and radio users

NASA TV to broadcast departure of Cygnus cargo spacecraft from International Space Station

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:22
After delivering almost 7,400 pounds of cargo to support dozens of science experiments from around the world, the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Wednesday, Dec. 6. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of Cygnus' departure beginning at 7:45 a.m. EST

4X0XMAS from Shivta

Fri, 01/12/2017 - 10:22
Members of the "The Holy land DX Group" are going to operate from this location using the callsign 4X0XMAS, and will be running three stations using CW and SSB on the WFF frequencies

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
An irregular week with Tuesday being great, then very little till the weekend and the contest. J5T (Guinea-Bissau) was popular as was TO2SP (St. Barthelemy) and PP5FB (Brazil). ZZ2Z (Brazil) had a visually interesting callsign

Martin Lynch’s Famous Hog Roast and Open Day, Saturday 2nd of December

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
Once again Martin and his merry team are holding their OPEN DAY on the 2nd of December 2017. The usual Hog Roast, (sponsored by ICOM Yaesu and Kenwood), will be available around midday preceded by bacon butties for early arrivals

Caroline AM licence - A kilowatt on 648

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
An update today from Peter Moore on the Radio Caroline website

Ofcom allow BFWA use of 5795-5815 MHz

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
Ofcom has published a decision which enables access to additional frequencies for broadband fixed wireless access in the 5 GHz amateur radio band

BBC World Service - Waveguide

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
Andy M6VFT‏ notes that episodes of the BBC World Service's Waveguide programme as far back as 1988 are available to listen on iPlayer

More BBC AM transmitters to close

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
On the British DX Club (BDXC) Yahoo Group Nick Buxton reports that BBC AM stations in Lincolnshire and Nottingham are to close

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Slow Scan TV from space Dec 5-6

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
The 145.800 MHz FM Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions from the International Space Station Dec 5-6 should be receivable by radio amateurs around the world

Record man

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
As the International Space Station circles Earth at an altitude of only 400 km, basic radio technology can be used to communicate with it – as long as it flies within sight of the receiver on the ground

New DX-TRAVELER.EU website

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
The website DX-TRAVELER.EU is a new and convenient platform for the traveling Radio amateur

80 year-old Telefunken TX

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
On Sunday the 26th November the Bergen Broadcaster Association - Foreningen Bergen Kringkaster – (FBK) group of amateur radio enthusiasts celebrated the 80th anniversary of the inauguration of this Telefunken LW / MW transmitter station from 1937

CARS help Cubs with radio communications

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
The 1st Woodham Ferrers Hyde Cub Pack asked the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society for help to do their Communicators Badge

New Email Discussion Group

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
Essex Ham has launched a new email discussion group to chat about amateur radio, share ideas and ask questions

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