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ARISS contact planned for Montenegro

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 10:14
An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Joe Acaba KE5DAR with Elementary School '21st of May', Podgorica, Montenegro

Symbol rate restrictions - FCC grants temporary waiver

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 10:14
The ARRL reports the FCC has granted an ARRL request to waive current Amateur Radio rules to permit data transmissions at a higher symbol rate than currently permitted, in order to facilitate hurricane relief communications between the continental US and Puerto Rico

Yaesu's System Fusion at Digital Communications Conference

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 10:14
HamRadioNow have released the video of the DCC talk by Chris Petersen K9EQ on the capabilities and possibilities of Yaesu's System Fusion

LimeSDR. Flexible, next-generation, open source software-defined radio

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 10:14
'What makes LimeSDR interesting is that it is using Snappy Ubuntu Core as a sort of app store. Developers can make code available, and end-users can easily download and install that code.'

Receiver front end protection unit from Cross Country Wireless

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 10:14
Cross Country Wireless have released a receiver front end protection unit for HF and low VHF receivers

Radio Caroline AM

Fri, 06/10/2017 - 10:14
Radio Caroline have just issued the following statement regarding their planned 648kHz AM service

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
Yet another seesaw week with Friday, Saturday and Sunday being pretty good

# Low Q Yagis - G4CQM - 2017!

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
Derek Hilleard G4CQM reports that work on his # Low Q Yagis - G4CQM - 2017 page is drawing to a close

Major space weather event on Mars

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
Last month, a human astronaut standing on the surface of Mars could have seen something amazing. The night sky of the Red Planet turned green in a global display of Northern Lights. Unfortunately, the same astronaut would have been irradiated by high energy particles from the sun

So what does being an RSGB Board member really mean?

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
The Radio Society of Great Britain asked current Board Directors to give their thoughts

First meeting of the National Space Council

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the first meeting of the National Space Council starting at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 5

Brian Lloyd's HF SSB transceiver on his Amelia Earhart round-the-world flight

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
Paul G4MWO found this story on Radio Resource International bulletin about Brian Lloyd WB6RQN’s commemorative round-the-world Amelia Earhart flight and his commercial HF SSB Micom transceiver on board the plane

Goodbye to the home of VK3RTV

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
The repeater VK3RTV that serves Melbourne and Geelong with digital television is closing – but is looking for a new home

ARISS one step closer to flying new equipment to ISS

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
On behalf of the ARISS International team, I am proud to announce that on Friday September 29th the ARISS team submitted the InterOperable Radio System (IORS) Safety Data Package to NASA for review! Our next step in this process is the Safety Review, which is planned for November 2

HRN 347: Old JOTA

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
Did you know the Boy Scouts Jamboree on the Air has been around for 60 years? So that's why Old JOTA. But our panel of hams - Scout leaders from around the country - keep the discussion fresh

The Last Pirates: Britain's Rebel DJs

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
In the 1980s a new generation of pirate radio stations exploded on to Britain's FM airwaves. Unlike their seafaring swinging 60s forerunners, these pirates broadcast from London's estates and tower blocks to create a platform for black music in an era when it was shut out by legal radio and ignored by the mainstream music industry

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

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