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Amateur Radio and the Maker Community

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 10:25
At FaradayRF we believe that the future of amateur radio will be built on experimentation. Equally evident, the fundamental difference between both communities regarding wireless communication is how they use it

RAC Canada 150 Award schedule

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 09:30
The RAC Canada 150 Award is a celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday since Confederation in 1867

SARL HF Phone Contest next Sunday

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 09:30
The first of the three SARL HF Contests will be on the air next Sunday from 13:00 to 16:30 UTC

YOTA 2017 Summer Event

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 09:30
The annual IARU Region 1 Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) summer event will take place at Gilwell Park on the outskirts of London in the UK during the week of 5 to 12 August this year

New Portable Repeater Controller

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 09:30
Leo PA0LEZ and Ivo PA1IVO have been developing a so-called Portable Repeater Controller over the last few years

ICQPodcast - Friedrichshafen Ham Radio 2017 Manufacturers released

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 09:30
In this extra episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ, Chris Howard M0TCH / N4CTH and Ed Durrant DD5LP interview Yaesu, Kenwood, Flex Radio, Elecraft and Icom during the recent Ham Radio 2017 show

Radio Frequency Regulations

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 09:30
In January 2016, the SARL requested ICASA to consider changes to the following regulation: In Part VII Item 31 (2) including 23 (35), antenna compliance regarding local authorities is covered

Move over JT65 for a new kid on the block

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 09:30
The digital mode FT8 has caught on, luring many using the popular JT65 weak signal mode

IRTS Publications Library

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 09:30
Another batch of newsletters has been added to the IRTS Publications Library, this time supplied by Leo EI8BR

The ACMA looking at microwave spectrum

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 09:30
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is planning for the arrival of the revolutionary 5G mobile technology

SARL discusses CEPT Novice ham radio license with regulator

Sun, 30/07/2017 - 09:53
On July 7, 2017 the South African Radio League liaison meeting with the regulator ICASA discussed an ECO letter requesting adoption of the CEPT Novice amateur radio license

Emergency Communications activities at HamRadio 2017

Sun, 30/07/2017 - 09:53
On the IARU Region 1 site Greg Mossop G0DUB writes: the 42nd HamRadio Exhibition at Friedrichshafen attracted 17110 visitors, among them many Emergency Communicators who attended the two meetings for Emergency Communicators at the event or looked at the exhibits in the main hall

Radio hams use Eclipse to engage with public

Sun, 30/07/2017 - 09:53
The Telegraph reports amateur radio operators will hold a ‘special event’ during the solar eclipse on August 21

Fox-1 Operating Guide updates for 2017

Sun, 30/07/2017 - 09:53
The Fox-1 Operating Guide has been updated for 2017. This can be used for personal reference and be made available for club meeting and hamfest handouts

Realtime band conditions website

Sun, 30/07/2017 - 09:53
The purpose of this experimental Web site is to provide 24-7-365 actual (REALTIME) band condition information to CW QRPp, QRPe and CW/SSB for Contesters interested in increasing their scores

Green Party and WWFF activities

Sun, 30/07/2017 - 09:53
The WorldWide Flora and Fauna Ham Radio group has a number of upcoming activations

Island Hopping

Sun, 30/07/2017 - 09:53
Randy, WW6RG, has a schedule change while visiting some of the four islands during July and August. He will operate some short SSB QRP operations

Press reports ISS success of Chertsey Radio Club

Sat, 29/07/2017 - 10:18
The Surrey press report radio amateurs at the Chertsey Radio Club receiving test transmissions by two satellites inside the International Space Station (ISS)

First Dual Band DMR Mobile

Sat, 29/07/2017 - 10:18
Moonraker UK Limited are now taking orders for the UK's first Dual Band DMR transceiver

Rugged guying collars for lightweight masts

Sat, 29/07/2017 - 10:18
If you use one of the many popular telescopic poles to support temporary antennas on DXpeditions or portable, you will likely have needed some way to guy it

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