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Radio Amateurs of Canada has received the sad news that RAC Corporate Secretary Sukwan Widajat, VA3WID, has become a Silent Key while in Indonesia
Ofcom has just published details of the responses to their call for expressions of interest for small-scale DAB
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...
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
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
Ofcom say more airwaves are being made available for industry to use without needing a licence, after new regulations relating to 57-71 GHz
The general meeting of the Public Organization 'Regional Radio Club Odessa' will be held on November 24, 2018
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
Henning, OZ1BII, will once again be active as ZA/OU2I from Golem between November 21-27th
The Fall 2018 issue of the INDEXA newsletter is now available to read/download on the INDEXA Web site
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
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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
The 2019 Interim Meeting of IARU Region 1 will be held in the Intercity Hotel in Vienna Austria April 27-28
WWLP TV News reports Pathfinder Tech students contacted astronauts aboard International Space Station using amateur radio
On 24 th October, Delcastle Technical Scholl in Wilmington, Delaware USA, used a G0KSC LFA Yagi to make contact with the ISS.
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 is to advertise a new local radio digital multiplex licence for the Channel Isles in the first quarter of 2019
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
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