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Austria ÖVSV: Amateur Radio only "toy"! ??

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
The Austrian national Society ÖVSV has responded robustly to a press release put out on August 17, 2018 by the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
There is a chance of a glancing blow from a slow moving coronal mass ejection (CME) that may arrive over the next 24 hours resulting in periods of Active to Minor Storm conditions

Honduras: Donation of Ham Radio equipment for Emergency Comms

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
On August 22, 2018, the National Telecommunications Commission of Honduras (abbreviated CONATEL in Spanish), delivered radio communications equipment to COPECO, donated by ITU for emergency communications

Proposed WWV cuts ignored by Congress

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
In February, NIST proposed drastic cuts to its FY2019 budget, including shutdown of time-and-frequency stations WWV, WWVB and WWVH. This has raised concerns on social media, echoed by the ARRL

VKS-737 Radio Network - Codan Envoy raffle

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
The Australian National Four Wheel Drive Radio Network, otherwise known as the VKS-737 Radio Network is in the middle of yet another Codan Envoy Raffle, with tickets available until the draw on Friday 14th September

Tony's 10m Band Report

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 09:55
Not a bad Wednesday but the rest of the week was poor. Most popular DX: 5E5AM (Morocco), YB73RI/8 (Indonesia), 5B4AMX (Cyprus), TX5T (Austral Islands, Tubuai) and OJ0C (Market Reef)

Foundations of Amateur Radio #168

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 09:55
How to start your own net ... In the past I've talked about a weekly net I run, called F-troop. It's intended to be a place where new and returning amateurs find their feet, have a chat, test their gear, meet new friends, ask questions and sometimes get answers

Summer Section Manager election results announced

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 09:55
Two incumbent ARRL Section Managers have been declared re-elected in balloted elections this summer, and two new Section Managers will begin initial terms of office on October 1

Zello Network linked to the Southern Ireland Repeater Network

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 09:55
In a new move, the online Zello network has been connected to the Southern Ireland Repeater Network. This RF network consists of multiple 2m and 70cms repeaters which covers nearly all of the southern half of the island of Ireland

Ofcom confirms arrangements for PMSE equipment grant scheme

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 09:55
Ofcom has confirmed arrangements for a grant scheme to support owners of Programme Making and Special Events (PMSE) equipment, who have to replace equipment due to work to clear spectrum in 700 MHz spectrum band

USCGC Courier/VOA alumni install new exhibit at VOA Museum

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 09:55
While many Americans were driving big-finned cars and enjoying the prosperity of the 50s, the citizens of Rhodes, Greece were still digging themselves out of rubble remaining from their location as a Nazi stronghold during World War II

ARISS contact planned for school in Devikhet, India

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 09:55
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Ricky Arnold KE5DAU with Shri Timli Vidyapeet, Devikhet, India

What will you do if WWVB goes silent?

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 09:55
Buried on page 25 of the 2019 budget proposal for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), there’s a short entry that has caused plenty of debate and even a fair deal of anger among those in the amateur radio scene

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 24/08/2018 - 09:55
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

ILLW wrapup

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:42
The International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend was, according to reports, another successful event with 440 stations which entered for the event from 49 countries

Radio ham's company advances Cloaking Technology

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:42
The ARRL reports Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc., established by noted radio amateur and inventor Nathan Cohen, W1YW, continues to stretch technological boundaries of belief

NZART looks at Ham Cram courses

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:42
The board of New Zealand's national amateur radio society NZART are looking at the success of 'Ham Cram' courses

Amateur radio in DVB Scene magazine

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:42
Thanks to Charles Brain G4GUO amateur radio got a brief mention in the latest issue of the magazine DVD Scene

RAC Report August 2018 now available

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:42
Canada's RAC reports there are 69,498 names authorized to operate in the Amateur Radio Service in Canada

Antenna sales are rising

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:42
Twenty percent of homes in the U.S. use a digital antenna to access live TV, up from 16 percent just two years ago, according to Parks Associates market research in Texas

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