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Caution buying cell phone boosters, amplifiers or repeaters online

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 10:02
New Zealand's regulator RSM say people buying these products on websites claiming to be in New Zealand continue to be conned

No nominations for RSGB President

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
The RSGB reports that no nominations have been received for President 2018-20 and the post is now being re-advertised. The closing date is 23:59 on April 26

First Tunisian individual ham radio licenses issued

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
Ashraf 3V8/KF5EYY reports on the IARU Region 1 site that Tunisia has started issuing individual amateur radio licenses

CEPT-ECC news for January 2018

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
The CEPT Electronic Communications Committee have released a summary of the main outcomes of ECC Working Group and Project Team meetings which have taken place in January 2018

Video of SDR talk at Things Conference

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
The Things Network Conference took place in Amsterdam Jan 31-Feb 2 and featured a Software Defined Radio presentation by radio amateur Matt Knight

3 astronauts return safely to Earth

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
Three members of the Expedition 54 crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS), including NASA astronauts Mark Vande Hei, KG5GNP and Joe Acaba, KE5DAR, returned to Earth on Tuesday after months of performing research and spacewalks in low-Earth orbit

Shoes inspired by Morse code

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
The BBC reports Morse code inspired the creation of shoes which send toe tapping texts

Ofcom: Auction of former amateur radio spectrum

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
Ofcom has announced the companies that have qualified to take part in the upcoming spectrum auction

Ham College 38

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
General Amateur Radio Exam questions part 9. Digital Modes pt 1, Grounding

Ofcom fines Karimia Ltd £2,000

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
Ofcom has imposed a £2,000 financial penalty on Karimia Ltd, after material broadcast on its service, Radio Dawn, broke their broadcasting rules

IOTA news from the DARC

Wed, 28/02/2018 - 10:12
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Lightship on the move

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:30
In the 21 year history of the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend there have been numerous lightships participating in the event, but never has one been under way from one location to another

RSGB club web-hosting service to end

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:30
The RSGB have announced their web-hosting service for amateur radio clubs will close down for good on March 29, 2018

WSJT-X Version 1.9.0

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:30
The WSJT Development Group is pleased to announce a Release Candidate of WSJT-X Version 1.9.0. This is a second beta release, so it's called v1.9.0-rc2

SOTA Summit to Summit Europe to Australia and beyond

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:30
In Summits on the Air (SOTA), one of the more difficult and therefore challenging actions is to communicate from one summit to another usually using low power and a simple antenna at both ends

Former Novice returns to ham radio after 55 years

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:30
Alan Thompson got his Novice amateur radio license WV6ZHL when aged 11 in 1962 but let it lapse, 55 years later he has returned to the hobby as AJ6AR

Hereford radio hams visit ETL Systems

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:30
The Hereford Times reports members of the Hereford Amateur Radio Society visited ETL Systems in Madley

Es’hail-2 geostationary satellite discussed in Doha

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:30
The DARC report the Es’hail-2 geostationary satellite, which will carry 2.4 to 10 GHz amateur radio transponders, was discussed at a meeting in Doha in January

New ground station receives ham radio CubeSat

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:30
The University of Leuven’s Institute of Astronomy officially opened its new satellite ground station on Friday, February 23 with a special event: capturing signals from the amateur radio satellite PicSat as it flew overhead

Rainham Radio Rally Review

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:30
Essex Ham have released a video of the Bredhurst Receiving and Transmitting Society (BRATS) Rally which took place on Sunday, February 25