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Club hosts 'Ham License in a Day' classes

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:26
Holland Amateur Radio Club members Bob Broene K8RJB and Tom Bosscher K8TB are looking for people who want to spend a Saturday afternoon studying for a ham-radio license

The unseen world of ham radio

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:26
The Dispatch reports on a vast, unseen world: Amateur radio operators using old and new technology to communicate globally

Ham Radio: Socialising via airwaves

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:26
Hailed as the first true social networking medium, ham radio continues to thrive even in this age of Twitter, Skype, Facebook and smartphones

Building a magnetic loop antenna

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:26
Antennas come in many shapes and sizes, with a variety of characteristics making them more or less suitable for various applications. The average hacker with only a middling exposure to RF may be familiar with trace antennas, yagis and dipoles, but there’s a whole load more out there

NASA mission reveals asteroid has big surprises

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 09:26
A NASA spacecraft that will return a sample of a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu to Earth in 2023 made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from an asteroid’s surface

JVCKENWOOD UK appoints Martin Lynch amd Sons as sole UK Distributor

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 09:09
Established in 1990, Martin Lynch and Sons Ltd (MLandS) is Kenwood’s largest Ham Radio distributor/retailer in the UK and from April 2019 becomes its sole UK distributor for Kenwood Amateur Radio products

ICQ Podcast - UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit Review

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 09:09
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is a review of the UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit by Martin M1MRB

Short Contest Callsign NoV revision

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 09:09
Ian G0FCT has reported on the VHF and UHF Yahoo Group that Ofcom's amateur radio Special Contest Call Notice of Variation has been updated

ARISS contact planned for students in Calgary, Canada

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 09:09
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for David St-Jacques KG5FYI with North Point School for Boys, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

New West Gulf Division Vice Director appointed

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 09:09
ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has announced his choice of past South Texas Section Manager Lee Cooper, W5LHC, of Leander, Texas, to be the new Vice Director for the West Gulf Division

Springtime cracks are opening in Earth's magnetic field

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 09:09
Studies show that March is the most geomagnetically active month of the year. The reason is springtime

FCC invites comments on ARRL Technician Enhancement proposal

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 09:09
The FCC has invited public comments on ARRL's 2018 Petition for Rule Making, now designated as RM-11828, which asks the FCC to expand HF privileges for Technician licensees to include limited phone privileges on 75, 40, and 15 meters, plus RTTY and digital mode privileges on 80, 40, 15, and 10 meters

You're listening to Quantum Radio

Tue, 19/03/2019 - 09:09
Researchers at Delft University of Technology have created a detector that enables the detection of a single photon’s worth of radio frequency energy

Rev George Dobbs, G3RJV, Funeral Notice

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 09:50
The funeral of Rev George Dobbs, G3RJV, SK, will take place at St Aiden's Church, Sudden, Rochdale on Wednesday 27 March 2019 at 13:30

AmateurLogic 128: Windows 10 on Raspberry Pi

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 09:50
George runs the full Windows 10 Pro (not IOT Core version) on the Raspberry Pi. Emile visits the W5DDL Hamfest in Rayne, LA. Tommy builds an Arduino Battery Monitor/Alert

Bouvet DXpedition News

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 09:50
3Y0I INITIAL PLANS EXTENDED -- A short but essential update this time. An important decision to our DXpedition plans has been taken today, which will reflect in extending the initial 3Y0I plans

George Dobbs G3RJV Silent Key

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 09:50
This week's Irish Radio Transmitters Society News report: It is with great sadness that we report the passing of one of the truly great radio amateurs last Monday

South Orkney Islands DXpedition

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 09:50
After their successful VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DX-pedition, the Perseverance DX Group (pdxg.net) is pleased to announce their intention to activate South Orkney Islands, currently ClubLog #16 most wanted

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 09:50
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 10th March, through Sunday, 17th March there were 226 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 09:50
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

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