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W5JON/V47JA suffers hurricane antenna damage

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
John, W5JON/V47JA says there was no damage to his Calypso Bay, St. Kitts, West Indies vacation home, during hits by hurricanes IRMA and MARIA, except that all his antennas were destroyed

School students provide ham radio link to Puerto Rico

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
DNA Info reports Garden School's Amateur Radio Club (in New York) are offering a messaging lifeline to Puerto Rico

ARRLx - Portuguese Castles National Day

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
The ARRLX, Amateur Radio Association of the Lisbon Region, will once again be participating in a national event, the Portuguese National Day of Castles

Newburgh teen is a real pro with amateur radio

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
The Times Herald-Record interviews Sean Flynn KD2BFI about amateur radio emergency communications

Chicago Cubs special event

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Members of the Metro DX Club will operate special event station W9C between October 2-8th, to celebrate the first anniversary of the Chicago Cubs winning the 2016 World Series of baseball after over 100 years of disappointment!

Hurricane Irma forces DXpedition re-scheduling

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Members of the Grupo Yaguarete DX, who postponed their DXpedition (which was scheduled between October and November) to Sint Martin due to the extreme damage by hurricane Irma, have now re-scheduled to be active as 5K0T from San Andres Island (NA-033) between November 12-26th

The October Communicator is now available

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
There should be something for everyone in this issue from beginners to experienced hams, including a fascinating look at the life and accomplishments of Nikola Tesla

Norwegian national ham radio society shares magazines

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Norway's NRRL has agreed a magazine exchange program with the IARU national societies in Sweden, Finland and Denmark

Ham radio at World Maker Faire

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Amateur radio exhibitors at the 2017 World Maker Faire in New York City over the September 23 – 24 weekend urged visitors to 'build, make, create, communicate.'

North Korea 'aggressively' jamming BBC's new Korean-language service

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
The BBC's new Korean-language service is being 'aggressively targeted' by North Korean jamming of its broadcasts

Mariana Islands

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Look for the Mariana Intrepid Contest Club callsign, AH0K, from Northern Mariana Islands, to be active during both CQWW DX Contests this year

New spectrum licence fees took effect on 1 October

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
New Zealand's new, simplified radio spectrum fee regime took effect from 1 October

WIA submission to the ACMA Interference Management Review

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:48
WIA News reports the WIA was disappointed to see the ACMA use the public benefit metric to justify a relaxation in interference Standards recently for BPL/PLT modems

FCC silenced Puerto Rico radio station's boosters in March 2017

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:48
WAPA (680 AM) is a radio station in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After Hurricane Maria took out power, phone lines, cell towers and internet, WAPA was the only Puerto Rican radio station on the air for crucial public emergency communication

Remembering Sputnik 60 years on

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:48
The world’s first satellite, Sputnik 1, was launched on October 4, 1957, by the then Soviet Union that heralded it as a national triumph, and started the space race

ICQPODCAST - SDR Play released

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:48
In this episode, Martin (M1MRB/W9ICQ) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Dan Romanchik (KB6NU) and Ed Durrant (DD5LP) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is SDR Play

RAC Canada 150 Award operations update

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:48
The following schedule is as of October 1, 2017 and new volunteers will be added as the names are submitted

Chapel hit the airwaves

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:48
A village chapel went live on air as part of a global amateur radio event

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:48
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 24th September, through Sunday, 1st October there were 221 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 02/10/2017 - 10:48
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

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