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Radio hams assist first responders

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
Shore News Today reports amateur radio operators are on the same wavelength as first responders

WIA trial exams undergo further development

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
The WIA (Wireless Institute of Australia) trial theory assessments available online since May this year requires a simple registration process, and the feedback has been that they exceeded the expectations of those who have used the exams

Date change for the ZS9V Robben Island DXpedition

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
Due to a series of unexpected complications, the 2017 ZS9V Robben Island DXpedition has been moved from 9 to 13 August to the International Lighthouse weekend of 19 and 20 August

Rob Noakes, VE3PCP, to operate VA3RAC for RAC Canada 150

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:45
Rob Noakes, VE3PCP, one of our newest RAC members, will be operating the VA3RAC station on International Youth Day this Saturday, August 12 as part of the RAC Canada 150 Award

New cheap transceiver from QRP Labs

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
New monoband 5W CW transceiver kit from QRP Labs. Easy to build, single-board design, 10 x 8cm, all are controls board-mounted Professional quality double-sided, through-hole plated, silk-screen printed PCB Choice of single band, 80, 40, 30, 20 or 17m

Thornbury teenager represents UK at YOTA 2017

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
The Gazette newspaper reports on Peter Barnes 2E0UAR who is attending Youngsters On The Air 2017 at Gilwell Park

Return of Experimenter's Wednesday to AO-85

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
With the recent popularity of Slow Scan Television (SSTV) from the ISS, AMSAT Operations is bringing back Experimenter’s Wednesday to AO- 85

Phone outage is 'wake-up call'

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
CBC News says some amateur radio operators are hoping a massive phone outage in Atlantic Canada inspires people to be more prepared for emergency situations

The Foundation licence, how did we get here?

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
WIA News reports, about 14 years ago, with the change of minimum qualifications for Amateur radio by the IARU, in Australia we went from five, to two licence categories

Ham radio in Denmark

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 09:56
Denmark has three levels of amateur radio license, a CEPT Class 1 equivalent, a CEPT Novice equivalent and a 50 watt Entry Level VHF/UHF license

Radio Society of Great Britain hosts international youth event including contact with the International Space Station

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
Eighty young people from 26 countries are coming to the UK for a week to take part in the seventh prestigious YOTA (Youngsters on the Air) summer camp

The historic Project Earhart flight ends

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
After a two month commemorative flight taking in 20 countries, pilot Brian Lloyd WB6RQN was to finally reach Texas, where it all began

Satellite has deployable VHF crossed Yagi antenna

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
Radio amateurs Sean Hum VA3SHV and Jeff Nicholls VA3NGJ worked on the design for a deployable VHF crossed Yagi antenna on the recently launched NORsat-2

RSGB Club Press Release Template

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
The RSGB have made available a template of a press relese for clubs and regional teams to use to promote their YOTA events to local press

Free SpaceUK Magazine

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
Edition 47 of the UK Space Agency's free magazine SpaceUK is now available for download

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 113

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
The qualifications for using Digital Modes in Australia can be summed up with a single sentence...

YOTA 2017 in Wirral Globe newspaper

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
A Wirral teenager has been chosen to represent the UK in the international youth event Youngsters on the Air

Dayton Hamvention site for sale, by auction

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 09:33
The US Internal Revenue Service has put the Dayton Hamvention site up for sale, by auction

ARISS contact planned for YOTA, England

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 09:40
An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZ0JPA and the Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) event, which takes place in UK

Waters and Stanton announce the release of the MFJ 1835 HK34 30m / 40m add-on kit

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 09:40
The MFJ 1835 is one of MFJ’s most popular antennas, a cobweb which is compact and light weight and allows the modern ham with a ‘postage stamp’ sized garden the ability to install a horizontal antenna

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