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Arecibo Observatory dish sustained serious damage from Maria

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
National Geographic and Space.com sites report scientists and Amateur Radio operators have confirmed that Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory came through Hurricane Maria largely intact but 'with some significant damage'

Falconsat-3 is now open for Amateur Radio use

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
The Air Force Academy satellite Falconsat-3 is now open for amateur radio use as a digital store-and-forward system

Jeri AI6TK and Amy KM6FZE on Ham Radio Now

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
Jeri Ellsworth, co-founder of the Augmented Reality company castAR (among other things) has added ham radio to her list of accomplishments. She's now AI6TK

World Radiosport Team Championship 2022

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
As preparations are under way for the next World Radiosport Team Championship event — WRTC 2018 in Germany next July — the WRTC Sanctioning Committee is already looking ahead to potential locations for WRTC 2022. Yes 2022

3rd Limerick Scout Group participating in the 60th Jamboree-On-The-Air

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
The 3rd Limerick Scout Group will participate in the largest Scouting event in the world which sees over 1 million Scouts in over 150 countries coming together on the airwaves in the 60th Jamboree On The Air

VERON meets Regulator to discusss RF pollution

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
The Dutch Society has met with the communications regulator Agentschap Telecom to discuss the serious problem of pollution of the RF spectrum by devices such as solar panel installations and LED bulbs

Amateur radio enthusiasts are handy in emergencies

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
Joe DeAngelo AG6QO, Jay Ballinger N6SAC and Doug Hollowell KJ6VHE are interviewed about amateur radio emergency communications

Foundations of Amateur Radio- Episode 120

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
Tropospheric Ducting Explained. You've always been taught that VHF communications are line of sight and that the height of your antenna determines how far your 2m communication might go

Remake of the Amateur Service LCD

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
The Amateur Licence Conditions Determination, the LCD, specifies Australian conditions such as the licence grades, frequency bands, modes and maximum permitted powers

dogparkSDR Version 1.08 released

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 1.08 of dogparkSDR has been released

IberRadio held in Avila with record attendance

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
The third edition of IberRadio, the largest HamFest in South Europe, was held in Avila, Spain on September 16-17 with record attendance over previous editions as well as increased international participation

NewsWest - Get On AIR and Make Some Noise

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
In the news this week it's our GET ON AIR AND MAKE SOME NOISE edition and if that's not enough, it's packed full of reminders and news from around the traps - along with our normal segments

Tunisia legalises individual licences

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
The Ministry of Telecommunications of Tunisia has approved and issued a decree organising amateur radio activity in Tunisia

2 Amateur radio Morse code CW practice keys Android app

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
Practice sending Morse code with a straight key and an iambic software oscillator

DX News from the ARRL

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

ÖVSV Österreichische Versuchssenderverband partners with RFinder - The World Wide Repeater Directory!

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 08:06
ÖVSV Österreichische Versuchssenderverband and RFinder are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement effective 3 September, 2017. ÖVSV has now joined as the latest Member Society of RFinder

Hurricane Irma forces DXpedition change

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 08:06
Members of the Argentinian DXers Group, who were expected to be active as PJ7T from Sint Maarten (NA-105) between October 24th and November 4th, have cancelled their operation due to the damage done by Hurricane Irma

PDXG QSL Management Platform update

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 08:06
Earlier this year we released a report on the status of our PDXG QSL Management Platform that was designed to automate the QSL manager’s back end processes

ICQPODCAST - Trying 60m with SOTABeam BandHopper Antenna

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 08:06
In this episode, Colin M6BOY is joined by Leslie Butterfield (G0CIB) Edmund Spicer (M0MNG), Bill Barnes (N3JIX) and Martin Rothwell (M0SGL) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Trying 60m with SOTABeam BandHopper Antenna by Martin Butler M1MRB/W9ICQ

SEARG at Waterford and Suir Valley Railway

Mon, 18/09/2017 - 08:06
The South Eastern Amateur Radio Group in Ireland will be QRV as EI2WSVR from The Waterford and Suir Valley Railway station Kilmeaden Co. Waterford on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of September. This is to coincide with the Railways On the Air Weekend

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