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RAC monitoring Canada Post service interruptions

Sun, 28/10/2018 - 10:01
Radio Amateurs of Canada is continuing to monitor the service interruptions to mail delivery as a result of the Canada Post strike action

Foundations of Amateur Radio #177

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
Get on air and make some noise ... Get on air and make some noise is a phrase I use often to encourage amateurs to be active on-air and use the bands that are available to us

Introducing the Thermosphere Climate Index

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
There's a new data feed on - -the daily Thermosphere Climate Index (TCI)

Keeping on top of interference

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
WIA news carries a report by Chris Fosten, Manager, Communications Infrastructure, Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) on cases of interference

Ducie Island update/correction

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
We made an error in yesterday's report. - DXA does catch up after a network outage, DXA is reflecting the N1MM log. There still may be some FT8 contacts that didn't get uploaded, this is work in progress

Logging presentation

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
South Africa's Sandton Amateur Radio Club is giving a presentation on Logging. This presentation is aimed at all those who want to find out more about where and how to log those QSOs

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
We saw no sunspots during the reporting week, October 18-24, so average daily sunspot number dropped from 12.6 to 0. The dearth of sunspots continued on Thursday, October 25

New sample edition of NZART Break-In magazine

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
New Zealand's national amateur radio society, NZART, has made the Jan/Feb 2018 edition of their magazine Break-In available as a free PDF

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 19th October, through Friday, 26th October there were 228 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Sat, 27/10/2018 - 09:50
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

ARISS and Amateur Radio in Raspberry Pi magazine article

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
Radio amateur Dave Honess M6DNT is interviewed in the popular Raspberry Pi magazine MagPi about 'Taking Education to the Stars'

Channel292 tests

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The Amateur owned and run AM Short-wave broadcast station CHANNEL292 will be starting testing on their new 41 metre broadcast band frequency of 7440 kHz from this weekend onwards

France: Ham Radio exams and 60m band

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The French digital amateur radio society DR@F reports the Directorate General for Enterprise (DGE) intends to make changes to the amateur radio exams and permit the WRC-15 60m allocation

Charlie Tango DX Group forum changes

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
You may have heard, or may have seen for yourself, that the old Charlie Tango DX Group forum has been taken over by a different forum host/provider

ISWL callsigns for November

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of November 2018

70cm RB-TV beacon in Catalonia

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
On October 23rd a 70cm RB-TV beacon was installed in Catalonia. The beacon is based on a remote controlled raspberry pi with F5OEO software, located at the top of Montjuïc mountain in Barcelona (JN11BI)

Galileo GPS - FCC to vote on use of signals in USA

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has said it will vote in November on whether to allow U.S. GPS receivers to access the Galileo global navigation satellite system (GNSS)

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 26/10/2018 - 09:27
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
Monday and Sunday were good days but the rest were sadly lacking. Best DX or most popular anyway, were 9Z4Y (Mark still hanging in there, Trinidad and Tobago), CE2WNW (Chile), P4/NT5V (Aruba), FY5KE (French Guiana) and quite a few others

UKube-1 falls silent

Thu, 25/10/2018 - 10:13
UKube-1, the UK Space Agency’s first CubeSat, was launched into space in July 2014. It completed its successful nominal mission fourteen month later in September 2015