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2017 Portuguese National AM Day on a weekend again

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
The Portuguese Amateur Radio Association of Litoral Alentejano (ARLA) will sponsor its traditional AM event over the November 11-12 weekend

RAC Canada 150 Award Operations

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
Volunteers are needed to activate the 14 RAC stations for the RAC Canada 150 Award. The following schedule is as of November 7, 2017 and new volunteers will be added as the names are submitted

Wild Atlantic Way

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
As we enter the last two months of the Wild Atlantic Way initiative to promote Amateur Radio, the number of requests to the WAW QSL manager has increased significantly - especially for Leitrim EI22WAW, Sligo EI33WAW, Mayo EI44WAW and Galway EI55WAW

WWII Commemorative DXpedition

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
Operators Will/AA4NC and Ron/AA4VK will be active next year from the Pacific to commemorative WWII in the months of February and March

NCIS Newington on HamRadioNow

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
Last episode we had a little fun with some clips from a recent episode of NCIS, a popular and long-running crime drama on CBS. The episode titled "Trapped" had a significant amount of amateur radio in the plot

Advanced exam session in Essex

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
There is an opportunity to sit your Advanced amateur radio exam at Danbury Village Hall, Essex on Thursday evening, December 7

ARISS contact planned for Rutigliano, Terlizzi and Trani Italy

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA with Liceo Statale “Ilaria Alpi”, Rutigliano, Italy, I.I.S.S. “T.Fiore-C.Sylos”, Terlizzi, Italy, and Liceo Scientifico “Valdemaro Vecchi”, Trani, Italy

Canada C3 Expedition and RAC Canada 150 Awards

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
The voyage of the Polar Prince, circumnavigating Canada from Toronto to Victoria, British Columbia via the Northwest Passage, came to an end with the following post: "After 150 days, we made it to Victoria! Thank you for following our journey from coast to coast to coast.”

Decline in new radio hams in The Netherlands

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
The Dutch Radio Examination Foundation has released the number of applications and successful candidates for the Novice and Full radio amateur exams, they both showed declines

6th Staines Scout Group JOTA station in press

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
The Chertsey Radio Club got some good publicity for amateur radio in the Heathrow Villager newspaper published on November 4

NASA TV coverage of next resupply mission to International Space Station

Tue, 07/11/2017 - 09:45
NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its eighth mission to the International Space Station at 7:37 a.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 11 NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Live launch coverage will begin at 7 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website

Video of VK2FUNK SDR talk at DEF CON 25

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
Balint Seeber VK2FUNK gave a presentation 'Hacking the Wireless World: Software Defined Radio Exploits' at the DEF CON 25 event in Las Vegas

Burundi DXpedition starts today

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
Members of the Mediterraneo DX Club will be active as 9U4M between November 6-17th

News from the land of Santa Claus, OH9SCL

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
Meet the Christmas spirit also on 2017! Santa's own radio amateur station has been active since December 1986 from Finnish Lapland. Mostly the activations has been above the Arctic Circle

Geomagnetic storm predicted (G1-Class)

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
On Nov. 6th, Earth will cross through a fold in the "heliospheric current sheet"--a vast system of electrical currents that ripples through interplanetary space

SDR workshop in Gauteng on 18 November

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
The SARL has again joined forces with AMSAT SA to present another workshop in the SDR series. It will be held at the NARC on Saturday 18 November 2017

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th October, through Sunday, 5th November there were 230 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 06/11/2017 - 10:03
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Getting ready for RadFxSat (Fox-1B)

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 10:12
RadFxSat (Fox-1B) is scheduled for launch on November 10, 2017. RadFxSat is one of four CubeSats making up the NASA ELaNa XIV mission, riding as secondary payloads aboard the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)-1 mission

Ofcom and Ham Radio repeater abuse

Sun, 05/11/2017 - 10:12
A Freedom of Information (FoI) request was used to ask Ofcom what action they take against Amateur Radio Repeater Abusers

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