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German astronaut to make second trip to ISS

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 09:59
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, KF5ONO, will be launched into space on 6 June at 11:12 GMT (13:12 CEST) alongside Roscosmos commander Sergei Prokopyev and NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor

50 Mhz Sporadic E

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 09:59
I'm SWL since 1971 and since 1988 listening to the Magic band and since the last year also decoding the digital modes (JT65 and FT8). But I prefer USB and CW

Bob Colyard RIP

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 09:59
Bob Colyard who created and maintained the dxworld.com website has passed away

Call for nominations - AMSAT Board of Directors

Wed, 23/05/2018 - 09:59
It's time to submit nominations for the upcoming AMSAT-NA Board of Directors election. Three directors' terms expire this year: those of Tom Clark, K3IO; Mark Hammond, N8MH; and Bruce Paige, KK5DO

2018 IARU HF World Championship Contest

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
The 2018 IARU HF World Championship Contest takes place the second full weekend of July, beginning 1200 UTC Saturday and ending 1200 UTC Sunday (14-15 July 2018)

ARRL Business Services Manager Debra Jahnke, K1DAJ (SK)

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
ARRL Business Services Manager Deb Jahnke, K1DAJ, of Colchester, Connecticut, died on May 17 after a lengthy illness

Unicorn-2A to launch from Alaska

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
A new UK built PocketQube satellite has been developed by radio amateurs at Glasgow company Alba Orbital. Radio amateurs Constantin Constantinides MM6XOM, Sajimon Chacko 2M0DSY and Alejandro González Garrido EA7KDU worked on Unicorn-2A which will have downlinks in the 437 MHz and 2400 MHz bands

Map of German radio hams

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
A Google map is available that shows radio amateurs in Germany as at June 5, 2017

Latham ham radio family at Hamvention

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
The Xenia Gazette reports if you’re a member of the Latham Family from Greencastle, Penn., operating amateur radio is almost a given

RAC’s first Gold Maple Leaf Operator member: IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
At the Dayton Hamvention on Friday, May 18, RAC President Glenn MacDonell, VE3XRA, presented Tim Ellam, VE6SH, International Amateur Radio Union President, with RAC's first Gold Maple Leaf Operator Membership

Summer 2018 International Shortwave Broadcast Guide now available at Amazon

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
Older ham radio operators and radio listeners might remember a time when shortwave radio stations broadcast a nearly constant drumbeat of political propaganda during the Cold War years

GACW Contest

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
The GACW (Argentinian Group of Radiotelegraphy - Grupo Argentino de CW) have the pleasure to invite you to a new edition of WWSA Contest (World Wide South America Contest)

Reunion Island

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
Thomas, F4HPX, will once again be active as FR/F4HPX from various locations on Reunion Island (AF-016) between May 25th and June 15th

IOTA news from OPDX

Tue, 22/05/2018 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

ARISS contact planned for school in Poland

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 10:14
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Ricky Arnold KE5DAU with Janusz Kusocinski Primary School No. 71, Poznan, Poland. The event is scheduled Wednesday 23 May 2018 at approximately 11:06 UTC

beaconspot change of domain name

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 10:14
The EU has said that .eu domains held by UK registrants may be revoked when the United Kingdom leaves the EU (March 29, 2019). As a result, beaconspot.eu has been moved to beaconspot.uk

Ham radio exam held in Xi’an

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 10:14
The Chinese Amateur Radio Club (CRAC) organised the first Class C exam in Xi’an, capital of Shaanxi province, on May 12, 2018. 56 candidates took the exam and 35 passed

Electronics still thrives as a hobby

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 10:14
Lou Frenzel W5LEF writes though the tools and components have changed radically since its hobbyist beginnings, the fascination and passion for electronics remains

Hyderabad radio ham receives world recognition

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 10:14
On Friday, May 18, the international magazine CQ Amateur Radio inducted Ashhar Farhan VU2ESE along with 11 others to its 2018 Hall of Fame, with Farhan being the only living Indian on the list

QSO Today - Jack Mandelman - K1VT

Mon, 21/05/2018 - 10:14
Dr. Jack Mandelman is on the short list for holding the most patents, over 700 Worldwide, in the area of semiconductor physics, while at the same time a successful ham radio operator working DX and CW

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