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Amateur Radio Club makes waves

Sat, 24/02/2018 - 10:30
The Bradley Scout reports on a thriving university amateur radio club

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 24/02/2018 - 10:30
Average daily sunspot number dropped from 24 during the previous seven days, to 5.6 in the current reporting week, February 15-21. That average is so low because no sunspots have been seen since February 17, and no new sunspot regions were observed since February 4.

The rise and fall of Radio Shack

Sat, 24/02/2018 - 10:30
The first Radio Shack store came into existence in Boston in 1921. It was established by Theodore and Milton Deutschmann as a retail outlet for amateur or ham radio enthusiasts

Jim Linton VK3PC SK

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 09:59
The chair of the International Amateur Radio Union Region 3 Disaster Communications Committee, Jim Linton, VK3PC, of Forest Hill, Victoria, Australia, died on February 22 of thyroid cancer

City eases up on amateur radio restrictions

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 09:59
The Independent Enterprise reports Payette, Idaho’s amateur radio operators need no longer fear for their hobby’s local future

ISWL callsigns for March

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 09:59
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of March 2018

Unusual oscillations in Earth's magnetic field

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 09:59
Yesterday morning (22 Feb) in Lofoten, Norway, a magnetic observatory picked up unusually pure low-frequency waves rippling around the Arctic Circle

Ham Radio License Study Guide

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 09:59
Dan Romanchik KB6NU is publishing chapters from his No Nonsense Technician Class License Study Guide on his blog

New Ofcom rules to boost full-fibre broadband

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 09:59
Ofcom has today published a package of measures to further increase investment in ‘full-fibre’ broadband networks

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 23/02/2018 - 09:59
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:37
For me this week Ten Metres has been fairly dead. The only stations I could hear were Europeans I’d already worked. The CW contest at the weekend did liven things up a bit, for those who enjoy CW. Z60A (Kosovo) is still popular. Best of the rest: HP1ELV (Panama), ZV8WTT (probably Brazil) and PJ2T (Curaçao)

Radio hams help girl guides go international

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:37
Eight members of the north Norfolk-based Amateur Radio group Bittern DXers have been teaching girl guides how to contact colleagues around the world as part of Thinking Day on The Air

Louisiana elects new Section Manager

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:37
ARRL members in Louisiana have elected John Mark Robertson, K5JMR, as Section Manager for the next 2-year term of office that starts on April 1

11-year-old talks to the world

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:37
The Reflector-Chronicle reports on 11-year-old Dylan Krueger who is studying to get his amateur licence and is currently using HamSphere

AO3MWC: Mobile World Congress 2018

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:37
24 February - 4 March this special event station will be on air thanks to Ràdio Club Barcelona, EA3RKB, echoing this first class international event hosted by the mobile world capital

Blackhead Lighthouse 2018

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:37
Jim GI0BJH, will be operating as GB5BL from Blackhead Lighthouse, Co. Antrim, UK-0032 on 18th and 19th August 2018, during ILLW 2018

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 09:37
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

New Jersey Institute of Technology hosts first citizen science workshop measuring the effects of the 2017 solar eclipse

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 09:02
This past August, the United States was witness to one of the most beautiful and significant astronomical events in human history – a total solar eclipse that travelled across the country from Oregon to South Carolina

Fears Sweden's new driving regs may hit amateurs

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 09:02
Sweden's national amateur radio society, the SSA, has written to the Government to point out the unintended consequences of mobile phone driving legislation on radio amateurs

Enter to win a HackRF One SDR, Ubertooth, and dozens more Ham Radio prizes

Wed, 21/02/2018 - 09:02
NooElec and AmateurRadio.com have teamed up again to give away a HackRF One SDR Transceiver Package and over 49 other radio-related prizes. That’s 50 prizes worth over $2,000

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