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Sweden: 60m band now available

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 09:29
The Swedish amateur radio society, SSA, reports radio amateurs gained access to the new WRC-15 60m (5 MHz) band on November 1

Video of Es'hail-2 geostationary amateur radio transponder satellite talk

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 09:29
More videos from the AMSAT-UK Colloquium, part of the RSGB Convention, held at Milton Keynes Oct 13-14 are now available on the AMSAT-UK YouTube Channel

European DX Council conference report

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 09:29
The British DX Club (BDXC) have released a two-part report on the European DX Council (EDXC) 2018 conference held August 31 to September 3 in Bratislava and Vienna

Fox-1Cliff launch membership drive

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 09:29
Free digital copy of 'Getting Started with Amateur Satellites' for new or renewing Members

HMS Belfast special callsign

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 09:29
The HMS Belfast Radio Group has obtained the special callsign GB100ARM to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended fighting in World War I on the 11th of November 1918

Looking to set new records

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 09:29
Looking for help in establishing some new records are Hayden VK7HH and Leigh VK2KRR

Second leg of the SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 09:29
The second leg of the SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest takes place from 10:00 UTC on Saturday 10 November to 10:00 UTC on Sunday 11 November 2018 with FM, SSB and CW activity on 6, 4 and 2 metres, 70 and 23 cm and higher

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

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