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Microsatellite and CubeSat launch Nov 19

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
Nico PA0DLO has provided some information about the launch of up to 71 satellites, some with amateur radio payloads, currently planned for November 19

Now Lithuania joins the 5 Meggers !

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
Lithuania is the latest to join those countries active on 60m/5 MHz

France: URC calls for Basic license

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 08:50
The French Union of Radio Clubs (URC) made a submission to the regulator DGE calling for a Basic amateur radio license to be introduced

OL7M installs more G0KSC yagis

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 09:20
OL7M has built more Yagis designed by G0KSC to become one of the Big Guns of Europe using predominantly G0KSC designs

HamRadioNow: Live from Last Man Standing

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 09:20
Gary KN4AQ, Cyndi KD4ACW, and David W0DHG talk about their trip to Los Angeles and their visit to the stage of popular TV show Last Man Standing which stars Tim Allen KK6OTD as radio amateur Mike Baxter KA0XTT

Intermediate exam successes on Armistice Day

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 09:20
The Verulam Amateur Radio Club report eight students from Sandringham school and two other VARC members passed their Intermediate exam on Armistice Day, November 11

Bright new comet discovered by amateur astronomers

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 09:20
In modern astronomy, most comets are found by large mountaintop telescopes scanning the skies under control of computers. Turn back the clock

New wireless technology brought news of Armistice

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 09:20
BBC News reports how the new technology of wireless communications was used to bring the news of the Armistice to one of the most isolated parts of the British mainland

Essex CW Activity Week

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 09:20
All this week up until November 18 the Essex CW Amateur Radio Club are holding a CW activity week

Ofcom fines JML Media for breaking licensing rules

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 09:20
Ofcom has imposed a £7,500 fine on JML Media Limited for breaching licensing rules

Green Keys Night

Tue, 13/11/2018 - 09:20
Jeff, WK6I, announces the following: The Greenkeys online group is happy to announce the first-ever 'Green Keys Night' (GKN), to be held concurrent with 'Straight Key Night' on January 1st, 2019, from 0000 to 2359 UTC

Amateur Radio Roundtable

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:39
This week Riley Hollingsworth, retired Special Counsel to the FCC discusses the new ARRL program that replaces the Official Observer. Emmett Hohensee III will discuss antennas and getting ready for Winter. Tom will give an update on his Beta testing of the new RigPi Station Server. This week we introduce Josh Nass KI6NAZ who has a great ham radio youtube channel

'Fox-In-A-Box' SD cards now available from AMSAT store

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:39
Fox-in-a-Box is a small, easily-deployed Fox satellite telemetry receiver based on a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and a FUNcube Dongle Pro+

Montenegro latest to join 60m

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:39
The latest update to the Montenegro National Frequency Plan from the country’s telecomms regulator, EKIP, lists a new band at 5 MHz/60m

Youth Contesting Program 2018 – DQ5M

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:39
Monty OE3VVU writes about his experiences in the Youth Contesting Program (YCP) during CQ World Wide SSB where he and other young people operated DQ5M at DM9EE

ITU-R Working Party 5A meeting in Geneva

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:39
Three of ITU-R Study Group 5 Working Goups meet in Geneva 5-16 November 2018. Working Party 5A deals with the Land mobile service above 30 MHz (excluding IMT), wireless access in the fixed service and the amateur and amateur-satellite services

EI2SNG gateway tests

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:39
The EI2SNG gateway in Ireland has now been installed and is running on a temporary basis while undergoing some final tests

Balloon launch on 17 November

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:39
BinarySpace will be launching another High Altitude Balloon on Saturday 17 November at the Northwest University's Vaal Triangle Campus in South Africa

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:39
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 4th-November, through Sunday, 11th-November there were 220 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 12/11/2018 - 09:39
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

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