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5G spectrum access at 26 GHz and update on bands above 30 GHz

Sat, 29/07/2017 - 10:18
Ofcom has published a Call for Inputs on the 26 GHz spectrum band, to inform their programme of work to make this spectrum available for future 5G services

Statement and consultation on spectrum access in 3.6 – 3.8 GHz

Sat, 29/07/2017 - 10:18
Ofcom has confirmed its intention to make the 3.6GHz to 3.8GHz band available for mobile use as soon as practicable

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 29/07/2017 - 10:18
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 21st July, through Friday, 28th July there were 199 countries active

ARISS contact planned for Summer Camp in Germany

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZ0JP with VCP-Bundeszeltplatz, Großzerlang, Germany

Traditional ham radio leaves youngsters uninterested

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, expressed his surprise when he discovered his usual amateur radio talk didn't impress young people

Essex radio ham promotes hobby

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
Pete Sipple M0PSX of Essex Ham used the recent Slow Scan Television transmissions from the Space Station to get some good publicity for Amateur Radio

Ofcom propose using Amateur Satellite allocation for Broadband

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
Ofcom is consulting on plans to enable access to additional frequencies for broadband fixed wireless access in the 5725-5850 MHz band, known as the 5.8 GHz band

437 MHz Sprite satellites deployed

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
Scientific American magazine interviews radio amateur Zac Manchester KD2BHC in the article Breakthrough Sends Smallest-Ever Satellites into Orbit

Rapidly prototyping RF filters

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
Sebastian Holzapfel VK2SEB has released a guide to simulating microstrip filters in QUCS and prototyping them with copper tape on blank FR4 sheets

Longtime radio ham gets lifetime recognition

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
Any licensed ham radio operator in the Carolinas, and across the country for that matter, likely knows the name of 99-year-old Oscar Norris W4OXH

Licensing decision relating to Iman Media UK Limited

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
Ofcom has revoked the community radio licence held by Iman Media UK Limited, following an investigation

3.4 GHz at Makers Bazaar

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
On July 13 the Reading and District Amateur Radio Club held a Makers Bazaar

The 300th ILLW registration

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
The Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse VO 1 OK in Newfoundland, Canada, is the milestone 300th registration in this year’s International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

RSGB presentation to Ofcom Group

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
On June 30 RSGB VHF Manager John Regnault G4SWX gave a presentation to the Ofcom Business Radio Interest Group on the experimental work being done by radio amateurs with 146 MHz Digital Television

Packet Module status on board ISS

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
ARISS has received several reports stating that the packet system on ISS is down. Here is what we know and our current forward plan

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
Another odd week with generally fair conditions but varied

RSGB IOTA Contest

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
The upcoming weekend sees this year's edition of the IOTA contest, organised by the RSGB

Jersey radio ham gets publicity for hobby

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
Nigel Utting GJ7LJJ was interviewed by Sophia Bird of Channel TV whilst working portable with a kite antenna

Space lightning over Hawaii

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
This week, automated cameras atop a dormant volcano in Hawaii captured rare footage of Gigantic Jets leaping up from a powerful thunderstorm

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