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Tropical storm Chris reaches hurricane status

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Possible threat to the Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador Hurricane Chris continues to track northeast at 37 kilometres per hour with sustained winds of 165 kilometres per hour and is due to make landfall on the Avalon Peninsula late Thursday night as a post-tropical depression

WRTC kicks off on July 12

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Events around the World Radiosport Team Championship begin on the 12th of July. Participants from all over the world will meet in Germany and enter the contest, which is the best team of 2 operators

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

New Australian amateur radio representative body

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
The Radio Amateur Society of Australia Inc. (RASA). was formed in March 2018 to promote the hobby and represent amateurs to the Government regulator

RSGB: OAS to replace AROS

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
Following an extensive review of the Amateur Radio Observation Service (AROS), the Society has decided to create a new service to provide guidance to operators who experience misuse of the amateur bands by others

Horus Binary Telemetry and FreeDV

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
David Rowe VK5DGR and Mark Jessop VK5QI have carried out the first flight test of their new MFSK Amateur Radio High-Altitude Ballooning telemetry modem

88 MHz Trans-Atlantic signals heard in Ireland

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
On Sunday the 8th of July 2018, there was a remarkable opening on the VHF bands across the North Atlantic. While there were plenty of strong multi-hop Sporadic-E signals on the 28 MHz and 50 MHz bands, the maximum usable frequency did reach as high as 88 MHz at one stage

Upcoming ARISS contact with Space Port Area Conference for Educators (SPACE), Kennedy Space Center, FL

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
An International Space Station school contact has been planned at the Space Port Area Conference for Educators (SPACE), Kennedy Space Center, FL with participating students from Burns Science and Technology Charter School in Oak Hill, FL. on 13 July

A few weeks to go - YOTA ZS!

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
With only a few weeks to go to YOTA 2018 in South Africa, the SARL Events Team is hard at work to conclude preparations for a 7 day programme filled with a range of amateur radio related activities, excursions and lots of fun!

GET YOUR PARK ON!

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
Announcing GET YOUR PARK ON! A new North America WWFF Park Event. Three WWFF countries have joined together for Get Your Park ON!, a North America WWFF parks event that coincides with Earth Science Week activities around the globe

FCC Small Satellites Licensing Procedures - Responses online

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
The ARRL and Open Research Institute (Bruce Perens K6BP) are among those who have filed comments on FCC Docket No. 18-86 Streamlining Licensing Procedures for Small Satellites

NASA names six new flight directors to lead Mission Control

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:06
NASA has selected six women and men to join the elite corps of flight directors who will lead mission control for a variety of new operations at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston

AMSAT-NA files comments on FCC Docket

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
On July 9, 2018, AMSAT filed comments with the Federal Communications Commission on their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking In the Matter of Streamlining Licensing Procedures for Small Satellites (International Bureau Docket #18-86)

Emergency Communications Meeting - Friedrichshafen 2018

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
IARU Region 1 Emergency Coordinator Greg Mossup G0DUB has posted a report on the Emergency Communications Meeting held at Friedrichshafen

Aviation radiation: New results from the South Pacific

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
On the heels of a new study showing that flight attendants have an elevated risk of cancer compared to the general population, Spaceweather.com and the students of Earth to Sky Calculus recently boarded a plane to New Zealand carrying an array of cosmic ray sensors

Tropical storm Chris: Possible threat to the Maritimes and Newfoundland

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
Tropical storm Chris is currently meandering off the Carolinas, but has a track for a direct hit on the Maritimes and Newfoundland for late Wednesday for the Maritimes and early Friday for Newfoundland. I will monitor its progress during the coming week and provide updates

BBC: 'shortwave radio listening continues its steep decline'

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
Figures published by the BBC show more people are listen directly to World Service English via the internet than by any other method

Essex CW ARC CW Boot Camp

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
The next CW Boot Camp takes place on 27 October at the 3rd Witham Scout and Guide HQ, rear of Spring Lodge Community Centre, Powers Hall End, Witham. Essex CM8 2HE

University of Manitoba wins 4th CSDC!

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
Congratulations to the University of Manitoba team, which earned First Place in this fourth offering of the Canadian Satellite Design Challenge!

Registration for JOTA JOTI 2018 now open

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 10:28
The time has come for registration of each Scout Group for the largest Scouting event of the year. Registration can be done at the worldwide site

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