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RAC announces new partnership with RAQI

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 09:59
In October 2017, Marcel Mongeon, VA3DDD, our Honorary Legal Counsel, and I met with the President and Director General of Radioamateur du Québec (RAQI) to consider how our two organizations could work together for mutual advantage. We agreed on a program of closer cooperation and are beginning several initiatives early in 2018

New Year, New Licence ?

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 09:59
Sign up now for either the January 18 Foundation or March 22 Intermediate amateur radio training courses at Danbury in Essex

HRN 368: Bouvet 2018

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 09:59
Hal Tourley W8HC is our tour guide for this preview of the 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition, where 20 top DXpeditioners will travel to the most remote spot of land on Earth to warm up from the brutal winter we're having in North America

Radio hams played crucial role in Thomas Fire

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 09:59
Noozhawk reports amateur radio volunteers who helped during Thomas Fire seek to replace lost gear

ROARS invites 2 youngsters to join A44A in CQWW 160m

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 09:59
The Royal Omani Amateur Radio Society (ROARS) is inviting two youngsters to join the A44A contest team

Why is Donald Duck on the radio? Math behind SSB explained

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 09:59
Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about how voice is transmitted over radio waves

Strange clouds are circling Antarctica

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 09:59
NASA's AIM spacecraft is monitoring a vast ring of noctilucent (night-shining) clouds circling Antarctica

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 04/01/2018 - 09:59
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

The Quadrantids

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:45
A reminder that the first major shower of 2018, the Quadrantids, will peak on the night of January 3 and early morning hours of January 4

W1AW active on 6 meters for all its scheduled transmissions; signal reports welcome

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:45
W1AW is now QRV on 50350 kHz for all its regular CW code practice, and CW, digital, and phone bulletin transmissions

MSF Scheduled Maintenance Periods

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:45
The MSF 60 kHz standard-frequency and time signal, broadcast by Babcock on behalf of NPL, is occasionally taken off-air to allow maintenance work on the masts and antennas at Anthorn Radio Station to be carried out in safety. This means that your radio-controlled clock will not be picking up the MSF signal, so may not be working correctly

Ofcom’s proposed 2018/19 Annual Plan – reminder about public meetings

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:45
Ofcom is holding public meetings in Belfast, Cardiff, London and Edinburgh to gain feedback on its proposed Annual Plan, which outlines Ofcom’s planned areas of work for the next financial year

FT8 Party: a great success!

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:45
For the last EURAO Party, the one in Autumn 2017, devoted to 'FT8, a brand new mode', we have received more logs than ever: 24, including 1614 QSOs in 10 bands, from 12 countries in 3 continents

Young Washington radio ham debuts her call sign on HF

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:45
January 1 was the opening day for the ARRL International Grid Chase 2018 (IGC), and newly minted General-class operator Katie Thompsen, KI7HCX, of Mt Vernon, Washington, used the occasion to embark on the chase and to get on HF for the first time using her own call sign

Thank you for helping to make RAC Canada 150 a success!

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:45
To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, Radio Amateurs of Canada was pleased to present the RAC Canada 150 Award program in 2017

No Sunspots means challenging propagation

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:45
Changes in the density and structure of the ionosphere affects the transmission path at high frequencies and can even block HF radio signals completely

The election of WIA Directors

Wed, 03/01/2018 - 09:45
Three WIA director positions are ending their term and the vacancies are open under the WIA Constitution through a postal ballot

Intrepid Spirit Award

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 09:45
The Intrepid-DX Group is seeking nominations for the individual or group that most displayed their 'Intrepid Spirit' this past year

STEM isn't just for young people

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 09:45
When the Juneau Makerspace ran a workshop to teach basic electronics, the students were far closer to retirement age than school age

Ham College 36

Tue, 02/01/2018 - 09:45
General Amateur Radio Exam part 7. More operation discussion. More Impedance questions

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