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EI3KD works Cape Verde Islands on 144 MHz to set new DX record

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
On Sunday the 5th of August 2018, Mark Turner EI3KD managed to work D4Z on the Cape Verde Islands off the coast of of Africa on 144 MHz, a distance of some 4163 kms

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
We are honored to have received a grant from the ARRL's Colvin Award Committee. The Colvin Award is funded by an endowment established by Lloyd D. Colvin, W6KG (SK)

VOACAP propagation prediction wheel returns

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
VOACAP (Voice of America Coverage Analysis Program) is free professional high-frequency (HF) propagation prediction software from NTIA/ITS, originally developed for Voice of America (VOA)

Swedish national societies make magazines available

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
Sweden's societies the SSA and ESR both make older issues of their magazines available for free download

9M61, Malaysian special event

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
Look for the special event callsigns with the prefix '9M61' to be active (as of August 1st) through September 1st

WIA sponsor special event callsigns

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) is sponsoring several special event callsigns that will be available between now and the end of 2018. There are time slots available for operators to make use of the callsigns to commemorate the special events

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th July, through Sunday, 5th August there were 211 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Youngsters On The Air kicks-off this Wednesday

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
28 teams from various countries in IARU Region 1 as well as one young radio amateur from Region 2 will be arriving in South Africa for the start of YOTA 2018 on Wednesday 8 August

Australia: 83% support 50 watt Foundation

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
WIA News reports results of the amateur radio license survey which show 83% supported increasing Foundation power level from 10 watts to 50 watts

AMSAT-DL announces IARU coordinated frequencies for P4-A, Es'hail-2

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
Es'hail-2 is a commercial geostationary broadcasting satellite which will also provide the first amateur radio Phase 4 transponders. The satellite will be positioned at 26 degrees east

SARL HF Phone Contest this afternoon

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
The SARL HF Phone Contest will be run from 14:00 to 17:00 UTC this afternoon with activity between 14 125 and 14 300 kHz; 7 063 and 7 100; 7 130 and 7 200 kHz; 3 603 and 3 650 and 3 700 and 3 800 kHz

QSO Today - Jim Forkin - WA3TFS

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
Jim Forkin, WA3TFS, started contributing to QST and Ham Radio Magazine as far back as 1983 with his series on A Modular Two Band Receiver

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
It’s our CLUB FOCUS week, and we’ll hear from clubs around VK6 including Ham and of course – what’s been going on at WA Amateur Radio news

HRN 399 7/8 ZumSpot Setup

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
Darren and David setup a ZumSpot. We also made some changes in the studio in order to bring you better audio. This is the first episode to use the Wirecast Rendezvous feature, and it worked great!

Are you planning to communicate with a small satellite or CubeSat?

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
Australia's communications regulator ACMA have released a self-help guide, aimed at people and organisations without amateur radio licences who wish to develop or communicate with a satellite

Wisconsin residents embrace Amateur Radio hobby

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
US News reports amateur radio is more than a hobby — it's a professional relationship built on camaraderie

CQ. CQ. CQ. GB5RC calling!

Sun, 05/08/2018 - 09:06
If these letters make sense to you along with QRM and QRT and 73's (means best regards) then you have some insight in to amateur radio. Thus you will also know what a SINPO is and that the best one of these comes in at 55555

Launch announced for Es'hail-2 carrying ham radio transponders

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:03
Es'hailSat has tweeted their geostationary satellite Es'hail-2 is expected to be launched by SpaceX in the 4th quarter of 2018

Foundations of Amateur Radio #165

Sat, 04/08/2018 - 10:03
It's been raining around here for a while now. Not in the order of 40 days and 40 nights, but significant. Mind you, I have lived in a place where it rained every day for 57 days, but I digress

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