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NASA Television to air launch of NASA astronaut on first space mission

Sun, 07/10/2018 - 09:06
Astronaut Nick Hague KG5TMV, who joined NASA’s astronaut corps in 2013, is preparing to launch Thursday, Oct. 11, on his first space mission – a six-month stay on the International Space Station. The launch and arrival at the space station will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website

Foundations of Amateur Radio #174

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 09:47
Random bits of wire ... One topic that is longer than all other topics combined is that of antennas. Designing, planning, sourcing, building, tuning, using, you name it, all of this is regular fare in the day of a radio amateur. I've discussed the topic here regularly and no doubt I'll revisit that when the mood or necessity takes me. One topic that is rarely discussed is that of failure

New ham radio satellite forum aims to help newcomers

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 09:47
AMSAT-DL President Peter Gülzow DB2OS reports on a new amateur radio satellite forum that aims to help newcomers become active on the satellites

Ham Talk Live! Portable Satellite Operation

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 09:47
In episode 135 of the Ham Talk Live! show Patrick Stoddard WD9EWK/VA7EWK answered questions about operating amateur radio satellites on the road

Presentations of the HAMNET Conference online

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 09:47
The DARC report on September 29, the 4th Hamnet Conference took place at the Hochschule Bremen and the presentations are now available for download

WIA News: Board highlight diversity and inclusion

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 09:47
Australia's national amateur radio society, the WIA, say they aim to build a culture of inclusion for all groups within our community so, they feel part of this great hobby

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 09:47
Sunspots finally returned on September 29, after over two weeks with none

Coronal canyon faces Earth

Sat, 06/10/2018 - 09:47
A large canyon-shaped hole is bisecting the sun's atmosphere, spewing a stream of solar wind toward Earth

ARRL, FCC discussing issue of uncertified imported VHF/UHF transceivers

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:17
ARRL report they have taken a minor exception to the wording of a September 24 FCC Enforcement Advisory pertaining to the importation, marketing and sale of VHF and UHF transceivers and is in discussion with FCC personnel to resolve the matter

It’s a ham radio thing

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:17
This event may be ahead of its time or a bust. On Saturday October 6, 2018, starting at 9 AM and ending at 1:00 PM. We will have an informal get together to talk about ham radio

SARL and AMSAT-SA VHF/UHF workshops

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:17
The first in the series of VHF/UHF workshops will be held at the SARL National Amateur Radio Centre on Saturday 20 October

Iceland: Ham radio course canceled

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:17
The national amateur radio society in Iceland, the IRA, had been hoping a training course would be run in Reykjavik in October but its been canceled due to lack of interest

HH2AA on the air

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:17
The Radio Club D’Haïti together with the team will have a special event remote station on the air on a 6700' (2042m) mountain in Obleon Haiti

Quake Contesters on Niue

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:17
Members of the Quake Contesters will be active as E6Y at Turtle Lodge in the Makefu area on Niue Island (OC-040) between October 6-15th

Christmas Island operation

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:17
Operators Chris G3SVL, Nigel G3TXF, David G3WGN, Mike G3WPH and Tony G2NF (all 6Gs Group members) will be active as VK9XG from Christmas Island between Oct 16-30th

NYT: London’s radio pirates changed music. Then came the Internet

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:17
The New York Times reports Free Radio broadcasting in London is in decline as broadcasting moves online

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 09:17
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, 04/10/2018 - 09:59
Generally low activity for most of the week. Most popular DX TO6OK (Mayotte), XR208D, A, B and C (Chile), with 9X0T (Rwanda) in there as well

Live streaming of AMSAT-UK Colloquium talks

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 09:59
Thanks to volunteers from the British Amateur Television Club (BATC) presentations at the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium (part of the RSGB Convention) will be streamed live to a global audience

Palm Radio closes

Thu, 04/10/2018 - 09:59
Palm Radio, known world-wide for its Morse Paddles, has closed down, production ceased on September 28