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Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:34
Well, a few days did come good, so work it while you can. Sadly I was otherwise occupied on the good days. Z66D (Kosovo) was having a great time all week, VK9X/PE7T (Christmas Is) dropped in top on Friday with 3B9FR (Rodriguez Is) top on both days at the weekend

50 MHz allowed in Lebanon

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:34
IARU Region 1 reports that radio amateurs in Lebanon have gained access to the 50 MHz (6m) band

RSGB Youth Committee minutes released

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:34
The RSGB Youth Committee have released the minutes of their meetings held in March and April

Latest edition of The 5 MHz Newsletter now available for download

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:34
The latest edition (No 20 – Spring 2018) of The 5 MHz Newsletter is now available for free pdf download

SAQ on air on May 1st - a reminder

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:34
World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station participates in the ERIH event WORK it OUT – Industrial culture, on May 1 and as part of the event we plan for the first SAQ transmission since 2016

The Raspberry Pi 3B+ as an SDR – without the SDR!

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:34
We’ve become used to software-defined radio as the future of radio experimentation, and many of us will have some form of SDR hardware. From the $10 RTL USB sticks through to all-singing, all-dancing models at eye-watering prices, there is an SDR for everyone

Brand new lighthouse for the ILLW event

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:24
Four months to go until our 21st annual International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend and our 153rd entry just arrived from Portugal with a brand new lighthouse for the event

LED Bulb RF Pollution - Elektor Magazine investigates

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:24
DARC, the German national amateur radio society, are requesting amateurs to send LED bulbs which pollute the RF spectrum to the magazine Elektor for investigation

ARISS contact planned for three schools in Poland - Update

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:24
As already announced, an International Space Station school contact has been planned for three schools in Poland. The contact will be handled by US astronaut Ricky Arnold KE5DAU

The Royal Mint Experience

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:24
Members of the Barry Amateur Radio Society will be active from 'Her Majesty's Royal Mint' at Llantrisant, South Wales, UK, signing GB4RME (Royal Mint Experience) between June 1st and 2nd

RSGB 2018 Convention

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:24
Bookings for the RSGB 2018 Convention are now open. The event takes place between October 12-14th, 2018, and there will be topics to cater for all tastes and at all levels across five lecture streams

UBA celebrates 70th anniversary

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:24
The following stations are going to celebrate the founding of the Royal Union of Belgian Radioamateurs (UBA) 70 years ago during May

WIA Annual Radio and Electronics Convention

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:24
Over on the Gold Coast the Commonwealth Games have drawn to a close just in time for the WIA Annual Radio and Electronics Convention (Including the WIA AGM) which is to be held on the 18th to 20th of May, 2018

WMPLOTA

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:24
First, there was Mills On The Air, then Summits on The Air. Now, just when you thought it was safe to come out, comes.. wait for it - WMPLOTA - Walmart Parking Lots On The Air

IOTA news from the DARC

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 11:24
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Possible ISS SSTV on Wednesday

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 09:29
The latest ARISS schedule notes that the 145.800 MHz FM Slow Scan Television on the International Space Station may be tested on April 25

Sunday Times publishes RSGB response

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 09:29
On April 8, the Sunday Times newspaper published a misleading item about amateur radio in their Home Help section

Get Icom Radio News delivered to your inbox

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 09:29
Icom UK put emphasis on publishing useful and informative Icom news as quickly as possible via its various websites and social media channels. Did you know that the company have a quarterly email newsletter that features details about the latest Icom products, competitions, special offers and company news?

Marconi day at Oxford museum

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 09:29
The Oxford Mail reports children and parents turned out and tuned in to help transform one of Oxford’s museums into an amateur radio station

Japanese Special Event

Tue, 24/04/2018 - 09:29
Look for special event station, 8J1ITU, to be on the air from Japan between 1500z, on April 30th, and 1459z, on May 31st

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