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RAC Corporate Secretary Sukwan Widajat, VA3WID SK

Sat, 10/11/2018 - 10:25
Radio Amateurs of Canada has received the sad news that RAC Corporate Secretary Sukwan Widajat, VA3WID, has become a Silent Key while in Indonesia

Expressions of interest in small-scale DAB

Sat, 10/11/2018 - 10:25
Ofcom has just published details of the responses to their call for expressions of interest for small-scale DAB

Foundations of Amateur Radio #179

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
Imagine a world where electronics are pervasive, a transceiver can be purchased for the price of two Big Macs, kits are designed and built using simple tools at home, software makes it possible to invent new methods of communication on an almost daily basis, where long distance contacts are made throughout the day using milliwatts while ionospheric propagation is at an all-time low...

Successful VHF QSO between ZS3 and ZD7

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
Kobus van der Merwe, ZS3JPY reports that between 19:45 and 21:45 UTC on Wednesday 7 November 2018, a QSO took place on 2 metres between St Helena Island and the West Coast of the Northern Cape. A distance of 2 740 km

IARU Region 2 ARDF Survey

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
To better understand the needs of enthusiasts in amateur radio direction finding, the IARU Region 2 ARDF Coordinator Ken Harker WM5R has opened an online survey about ARDF

Extending and enabling new licence exemptions for 57-71 GHz

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
Ofcom say more airwaves are being made available for industry to use without needing a licence, after new regulations relating to 57-71 GHz

Odessa Radio Club general meeting

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
The general meeting of the Public Organization 'Regional Radio Club Odessa' will be held on November 24, 2018

Santa's Radio Club special event

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
You might wonder what is happening in Arctic Circle this year. Well, Santa's Radio Club will be active December 1-8th, from the Arctic Circle as OH9S

Albanian op

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
Henning, OZ1BII, will once again be active as ZA/OU2I from Golem between November 21-27th

INDEXA Newsletter

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
The Fall 2018 issue of the INDEXA newsletter is now available to read/download on the INDEXA Web site

Rosebud RadioFest

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
This is Andrew VK3CAH from Australia's Southern Peninsula Amateur Radio Club reminding readers that the Rosebud RadioFest will be held once again this year on Sunday, the 18th November

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 09/11/2018 - 09:27
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, 08/11/2018 - 10:19
Locally GB100RAF is on air on any band that is open until next Sunday. I did a rather poor FT8 few hours on Tuesday. The current version of FT8 does not like the long callsign. New versions will soon be available. On FT8 I am using G1RAF, I’m on Thursday so listen out Things have been lean again

IARU-R1 Vienna Interim Meeting 2019

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:19
The 2019 Interim Meeting of IARU Region 1 will be held in the Intercity Hotel in Vienna Austria April 27-28

Students use ham radio to talk to astronaut

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:19
WWLP TV News reports Pathfinder Tech students contacted astronauts aboard International Space Station using amateur radio

Delcastle Technical School in Wilmington, Delaware US use G0KSC LFA Yagi to contact ISS

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:19
On 24 th October, Delcastle Technical Scholl in Wilmington, Delaware USA, used a G0KSC LFA Yagi to make contact with the ISS.

IARU-R1 VHF Handbook now available

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:19
IARU Region 1 has made available version 8.12 of the VHF Handbook as a free PDF. At the IARU-R1 interim meeting in Vienna 2016 it was agreed to reorganise the VHF Handbook to make it more readable for all interested users

Ofcom to advertise Channel Islands DAB multiplex

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:19
Ofcom is to advertise a new local radio digital multiplex licence for the Channel Isles in the first quarter of 2019

Nevada Open Day

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:19
Nevada, in partnership with Waters and Stanton, are having their first ever, combined open day, on Sunday 18th November from 10am to 4pm. We will be opening up our huge warehouse to customers with a display of used and vintage radios equipment, plus pallets full of clearance items at silly prices

Europe’s third polar-orbiting weather satellite lofted into orbit

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:19
The third MetOp satellite, MetOp-C, has been launched on a Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to continue the provision of data for weather forecasting from polar orbit

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