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Home-construction is alive and kicking in the Netherlands

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
The Dutch national society VERON promotes the active involvement of radio amateurs in innovation, home-construction and experimentation

ExseedSat ham radio FM transponder satellite

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
The Hindu interviews radio amateur Gurudatta Panda VU3GDP about the ExseedSat CubeSat built by an eight-person team at Hyderabad-based Exseed Space Private Limited co-founded by Ashhar Farhan VU2ESE

Help ARISS raise funds for critical ISS radio upgrades

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
AMSAT and ARISS are currently supporting a FundRazr campaign to raise $150,000 for critical radio infrastructure upgrades on ISS. The upgrades are necessary to enable students to continue to talk to astronauts in space via Amateur Radio

VP6D Ducie Island 6m EME DXpedition

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
Hello 6m DXers! As you have undoubtedly heard, VP6D is planning to be QRV on 6m EME starting next month

RAC Affiliated Club Insurance Program

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications from Amateur Radio clubs across the country for our Liability Insurance Program for 2019

Madagascar trip looking for ops!

Tue, 25/09/2018 - 09:52
Alex, K2BB, announced this past week that he and his friend Paul, UU0JR, will be active as 5R8R (TBD) from Nosy Be Island (IOTA AF-057), Madagascar, between November 19-29th

Enigma Reloaded

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
The main goal of the enigma event is to promote as much amateur radio activity as possible all over the world, celebrating the history of the Enigma cipher machine and its crucial role in the outcome of World War II, and spreading the knowledge of those key people who contributed to its decryption

Irish National DMR net

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
Steve, EI5DD of the IECRO radio club in Mullingar in Ireland, is planning to hold a National DMR net tonight, Monday the 24th of September at 8:30 pm sharp on the Ireland Calling Channel TG 2722

Importance of Amateur Radio

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
During a natural disaster when the power is out and the phone towers are down, how can first responders communicate? By using ham radios!

Vi Barrett W6CBA - 70 years a radio ham

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
One of the FBI’s first female dispatchers continues to bust stereotypes from her Fullerton living room

AMSAT President upcoming Ham Nation interview on Sept 26th

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
AMSAT President Joe Spier, K6WAO will be featured on Ham Nation's September 26th episode #369

IberRadio 2018

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
IberRadio is the most important ham radio fair in Spain. Fernando, EC1AME has photographed the event

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 16th September, through Sunday, 23rd September there were 214 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 24/09/2018 - 10:22
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Foundations of Amateur Radio #172

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Antenna Polarisation and you - The first time I came across the concept of antenna polarisation was a decade before I became a radio amateur. To connect to the internet while driving around Australia I became the proud owner of a portable satellite dish. Portable in the broadest sense of the word, 150 kilos with a dish that's 2.4m high, 1.8m wide, steel base, electronics, power and patience to erect and point

Minnesota's last ham radio store to close

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Fox TV news report on the closure of Radio City the last amateur radio store in Minnesota

Ten new BATC videos

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Ten videos of interest to amateur television and satellite enthusiasts have been uploaded to the British Amateur Television Club's (BATC) YouTube channel

dogparkSDR Version 1.13 released

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 1.13 of dogparkSDR has been released

QSO Today - Ray Poularas - VK2GRP

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
In addition to his many hobbies and interests, Ray Poularas, VK2GRP, restores vintage military surplus radios back to new condition by carefully tearing down the chassis to the bare metal and rebuilding, sometimes re-manufacturing the parts by casting, milling, or 3-D printing

Japanese robots land on near-Earth asteroid

Sun, 23/09/2018 - 11:03
Yesterday, the Japanese space agency made history by landing a pair of robots on diamond-shaped asteroid Ryugu

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