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A mystery in the mesosphere

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 10:08
This summer, something strange has been happening in the mesosphere - a layer of Earth's atmosphere so high that it nearly touches space

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 10:08
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

ILLW 400th Entry

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Right on schedule the 400th entry was received on the same date as last year and it was from GB2NPL at Nash Point Low Lighthouse in Wales, UK

ARISS contact planned for schools in Zwoenitz and Kaiserslautern, Germany

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Matthes-Enderlein-Gymnasium Zwoenitz, Zwoenitz, Germany and Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany

FCC publish new Part 95 rules in Federal Register

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
The FCC has reorganized and updated FCC Personal Radio Services (PRS) Part 95 rules and published them in the The Federal Register

EMF Camp in Hackaday

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Jenny G7CKF writes in Hackaday about the Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Camp taking place Aug 31 - Sept 2 at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in Herefordshire

Kerry Amateur Radio Group at Cromwell Point Lighthouse

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
The Kerry Amateur Radio Group will participate as a registered station in this year's International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend using the callsign EI1K

TestReach Ltd and UK ham radio exams

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Dublin-based company TestReach Ltd have published an article about the work they do to provide the UK amateur radio exams

Spurn lighthouse calling

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
HFDXARC in cooperation with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust will be activating GB2SL (Spurn High Lighthouse) during the 'ILLW' Lighthouse Weekend, starting about 11:00 noon on 18th August 2018

BBC interview Radio 270 engineer

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Offshore radio engineer Stephen Muir-field was interviewed on BBC Radio Guernsey on Tuesday, August 14 in the final hour of Tony Gilham's show

Two lighthouses in Panama Canal on-air for ILLW

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 09:47
Groups of amateur radio operators from Radio Club de Panama will be operating on the ILLW Aug 18/19, 2018 from two lighthouses in the Panama Canal

Diwata-2 microsatellite nears completion, handover to Jaxa

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
The Philippine Diwata-2 satellite carrying an amateur radio FM transponder and APRS digipeater is expected to launch in October

Successful HAARP WSPR research campaign

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
HAARP’s WSPR research campaign has yielded hundreds of reports of reception on the 40 and 80 meter amateur radio bands

HRN 400: Gary's Top 10 Episodes

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
Gary joins David to reminisce about his favorite 10 episodes. Some good stuff here

RSGB Convention and AMSAT-UK Colloquium talks

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
The schedule of talks for the RSGB Convention and AMSAT-UK Colloquium taking place in Milton Keynes October 13-14 has been released. The event has attracted speakers from around the world including Japan's Naomi Kurahara JE6GXN who will be talking about distributed ground stations

Amateur radio emergency service volunteers receive honor

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
Cape Code Today reports the Cape Amateur Radio Emergency Service team has been awarded a Certificate of Recognition by County Commissioners

NIST FY 2019 Budget would eliminate WWV and WWVH

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
ARRL report the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) FY 2019 budget request includes shutting down “NIST radio stations in Colorado and Hawaii” — in other words, WWV and WWVH

Ham radio helps woman trace family

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
The Telegraph (India) reports a woman has been reunited with her family on Saturday, courtesy amateur radio operators of Bengal and Assam

Real-time band conditions website

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
The purpose of this experimental web site is to provide 24-7-365 actual (REALTIME) band condition information to CW QRPp, QRPe and CW/SSB for Contesters interested in increasing their scores

The sun created havoc during massive hurricane. New probe seeks to learn why

Tue, 14/08/2018 - 09:31
While you were hopefully out enjoying some sunshine with family or friends over the weekend, you may not have known that NASA launched a probe atop a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida toward the sun

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