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Shortwave radio links for financial trading

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Earlier this year Bob Van Valzah KE9YQ looked at the use of Shortwave Radio by Financial Traders for long distance, low latency links

A green flash on Mars

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
The Red Planet is now so bright, it is experiencing forms of atmospheric optics normally reserved for objects like the sun and Moon

IARU HF Championship

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
This weekend (July 14th-15th) there will be the IARU HF Championship. A good occasion to contact as many other amateurs, especially HQ stations from the IARU Societies, as possible around the world using all the HF amateur bands (except WARC) on SSB and CW

Ofcom Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Ofcom has just published its 2017/18 Annual Report and Accounts, plus its Section 400 Accounts

Propagation de K7RA

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
As of Thursday, July 12, there have been no sunspots visible for 16 days consecutively

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 6th July, through Friday, 13th July there were 201 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 07:07
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

ILLW and old lighthouses

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
A recent entry from a German amateur, DL1BWU, related to what could possibly be the oldest lighthouse entered in the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, ILLW since its inception 21 years ago

ARRL urges regulatory regime to keep non-amateur satellites off amateur spectrum

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
ARRL wants the FCC to facilitate bona fide Amateur Satellite experimentation by educational institutions under Part 97 Amateur Service rules, while precluding the exploitation of amateur spectrum by commercial, small-satellite users authorized under Part 5 Experimental rules

IARUMS reports on intruders in ham radio spectrum

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
IARU-R1 Monitoring System reports Iranian radars continue to intrude in the Amateur Radio primary 28 MHz band and a digital signal from Sevastopol, Crimea causes interference on 7032 kHz

Coverage set for departure of US cargo ship from ISS

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
Nearly two months after Orbital ATK, now part of Northrop Grumman, delivered several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station aboard its Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the spacecraft is set to depart the orbiting laboratory Sunday, July 15. Live coverage of unberthing and release will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website

Delay in delivery of The Canadian Amateur : July-August 2018

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
The distribution of the print version of the July-August 2018 issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine has been unexpectedly delayed

IARU HF Championship

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
This weekend July 14-15 the IARU HF Championship takes place

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

CubeSats to deploy from ISS today

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
Masa JN1GKZ reports JAXA has announced that nine CubeSats will deploy from the International Space Station today, Friday, July 13

Ham Radio Social Evening

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 15:04
A few radio hams living in and around the Rayleigh area thought it might be a nice idea to organise a Ham Radio social evening

Ham radio technology used in Thailand cave rescue

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
UK radio amateur John Hey G3TDZ (SK) designed the special low frequency radio equipment, the Heyphone, used in the recent cave rescue in Thailand

WRTC call sign mystery revealed

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
A well kept secret of the WRTC-2018 to be held in Germany next weekend finally was revealed last night. Some minutes after midnight local time, the German regulatory authority BNETZA (similar to the OFCOM in the UK) published an official statement concerning the assignation of special callsigns to the participants of the competition

KiwiSDR TDoA Direction Finding now freely available

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
An online network of KiwiSDR radios enables you to pinpoint the location of stations using Time Difference of Arrival (TDoA) direction finding techniques

Students review Yaesu FT-25E ham radio handheld

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:00
Norwegian student amateur radio club Akademisk Radioklubb has published a review of the Yaesu FT-25E 144 MHz FM handheld transceiver

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