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VK6WIA NewsWest

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 09:57
In the NewsWest edition for 18th November 2018 we look at New Amateurs. We’ll congratulate those who earned a new license and those who have upgraded

FCC approves use of Galileo GNSS in the USA

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 09:57
The ARRL reports the FCC has granted, in part, the European Commission’s request for a waiver of Commission rules so that non-federal devices in the US may access specific signals transmitted from the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) known as Galileo

Clubbing

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 09:57
The Central Coast Amateur Radio Club allows non-Amateurs to take part in its weekly net. How do they do this, you ask?

EE and Virgin Media fined for overcharging customers

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 09:57
Ofcom has fined EE £6.3m and Virgin Media £7m for overcharging phone and broadband customers who wished to leave their contracts early

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 09:57
A single sunspot appeared on November 13-14, yielding a daily sunspot number of 11 over both days. The sunspot number increased to 13 on the following day, November 15. The average daily sunspot number for the reporting week (November 8-14) was 3.1, after no sunspots during the previous seven days

ARISS contact planned for students in Canada

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Serena Aunon-Chancellor KG5TMT with IMP Aerospace and Defence, Goffs, NS, Canada

Foundations of Amateur Radio #180

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
When failure doesn't matter ... The other day I read a message from Theodore KS5I who has been around the block a couple of times. He recalls the excitement he experienced when he was first licensed in 1967, the year I was born

Amateur radio operators could save lives

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
The Silicon Valley Voice reports on how amateur radio operators could save lives in an emergency and how you can help

Essex Skills Night November 19

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
Skills Night takes place Monday, November 19 at Danbury Village Hall in Essex, this free event is open to all

Book now for the next SARL and AMSAT SA workshop

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
SARL and AMSAT SA will be joining forces and present a workshop on monitoring of the RF noise floor and the impact it has on Amateur Radio

Ham radio operators tune in

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
The Hindu reports radio amateurs have been asked to set up an emergency communications link in preparation for Cyclone Gaja

This weekend: The Leonid meteor shower

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle, source of the annual Leonid meteor shower

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 09:38
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
A very odd week with all the real action being at the weekend, unsurprising some would say. LU9DCE (Argentina) is to be congratulated for being top DX for quite a few days and top spotter too! Other DX, YL100s (Latvia specials) 9X9PJ (Rwanda) and others,

Ham radio geostationary satellite transponders launch today

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
Florida Today reports the SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center will achieve 'dream' of amateur radio enthusiasts

FT8: New Beta version of WSJT-X is now available

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
A new WSJT-X “release candidate,” version 2.0.0-rc4, now is available but the software may not work 'out of the box' when upgrading from previous versions

HB9Q with LFA Yagis make EME possible to small antenna stations

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
Are you that guy that tells everyone 'you work the World on a wire and don't need a Yagi' ? In most cases, it is the Yagi belonging to the guy at the other end of the QSO that is doing all the work, pushing and pulling on your behalf otherwise, that QSO might not happen

Radio hams assist vessel with ill crew member

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
ARRL reports Amateur Radio operators associated with the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) played a significant part in summoning medical assistance on November 9

SpaceChain Foundation advances Blockchain-based satellite network

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
SpaceChain Foundation (Singapore), a non-profit organization combining space and blockchain technologies to build the world's first open-source blockchain-based satellite network, has announced the successful launch of its second-generation blockchain node nanosatellite

NASA brings Mars landing, first in six years, to viewers everywhere Nov. 26

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:16
NASA's InSight lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST Nov. 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms

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