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DIY LiFePO4 power for ham radio

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
Over the past few weeks, I've received lots of feedback about my homebrew 10Ah LiFePO4 battery pack. This pack is primarily used man-portable powering rigs, laptops or tablets, LED lighting, or any number of other power-hungry devices we use for extended field radio

BATC at Newark Hamfest

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
The BATC will be demonstrating its Portsdown DATV transmitter, and showing how easy it is to get going on amateur television on 5.6GHz, at the Newark Hamfest on Friday and Saturday

Geomagnetic storm predicted

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
NOAA forecasters say there is a 65% chance of polar geomagnetic storms on Sept. 27th, increasing to 80% on Sept. 28th, as a stream of high-speed solar wind buffets our planet's magnetic field

Past QCWA General Manager, former ARRL staffer Jim LaPorta, N1CC (SK)

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
James 'Jim' LaPorta, N1CC, of Frankston, Texas, died on September 20. He was 76. He was an ARRL and Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) Life Member. LaPorta served as QCWA General Manager from March until December 2012

ISWL Callsigns for October

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of October 2017

Cadet Radio Exercise BLUE HAM 17-2

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
We have just got clearance to run the above Radio Exercise on 5MHz (60 Metre Band) again during 21-22 and 28-29 October from 08:00 to 20:00Hrs

Make Simplex Great Again

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
I started a group interested in local Simplex operations here in middle TN three years ago

GEO Quarterly magazine available for download

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
The September PDF of the weather satellite magazine GEO Quarterly produced by the Group for Earth Observation now available for free download

First impressions videos of the Icom IC-7610 and IC-R8600

Tue, 26/09/2017 - 09:43
Icom UK recently had pre-production samples of the IC-7610 HF/50MHz SDR Transceiver and IC-R8600 SDR Wideband Receiver to play with for a few days

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

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