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Ham geeks in operation

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:33
The Hindu newspaper reports on amateur radio involvement in the cyclone-affected areas of Visakhapatnam

Sunspot Festival station

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:33
Steve M0SPN says: I'll be operating from Sunspot Festival (a retro computer 'demoscene' party) in Budleigh Salterton, Devon, this weekend (17-19th October)

Comet Siding Spring is about to buzz Mars

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:33
This weekend, Comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1) will make a historically close approach to Mars

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:33
Solar activity declined this week, with average daily sunspot numbers going from 98 last week to 55.1 in the week ending Wednesday, October 15. Average daily solar flux went from 131.9 to 117.4

Former ARRL staff member Mary Lau, N1VH - SK

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:33
Former ARRL Headquarters staff member Mary E. Lau, N1VH (ex-N7IAL), of Newington, Connecticut, died October 15. She was 61 and had been suffering from ALS

HamTV reception with a low gain antenna

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:33
Tonino Giagnacovo IZ8YRR conducted an experiment with a low gain antenna during the commissioning of the Ham Video system on the International Space Station (ISS) earlier this year

A big sunspot emerges

Sat, 18/10/2014 - 10:33
A large and active sunspot is emerging over the sun's southeastern limb

434 MHz balloons to launch for JOTA

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:59
Radio amateurs Chris M6EDF and Steve G0TDJ will each be launching 434 MHz balloons from Essex for Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) this weekend

ON8RT amateur radio EmComm exercise and radio scouting during 2014 JOTA

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:59
ON8RT amateur radio portable station will participate in 2014 JOTA-JOTI and establish radio contact with European scout amateur radio stations

Grimeton Radio/SAQ extra transmission

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:59
There will hopefully be a transmission with the Alexanderson alternator on 17,2 kHz on 'United Nations Day' October 24, 2014 at 10:00 UTC. Start up and tuning from about 11:30 UTC

Ham radio EME for JOTA

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:59
Geert Jan de Groot PE1HZG reports radio amateurs will be using the PI9CAM Dwingeloo 25 meter dish during Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) this weekend

BBC unveils 'BBC Genome'

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:59
The BBC today launched 'BBC Genome', its project to publish a comprehensive history of every radio and TV programme ever broadcast by the Corporation

JOTA cluster still available

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:59
This coming weekend, scouts will be on air from all over the world. To help JOTA stations in finding each other, there is a special JOTA DX-cluster

Why radio hams should consider 3D printing

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:59
Mike Grauer, Jr, KE7DBX, asks radio amateurs to think about how 3D printers can be used in home construction

QSO Today - EP 12 Wayne and Sharon Spring

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:59
The team of Sharon and Wayne Spring, K6IRD and W6IRD, make a powerful combination, not only in amateur radio, but as a lesson in commitment, hard work, and attention to detail

Kay Craigie N3KN at Pacificon

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 09:59
Randy Hall K7AGE has released a video of the Pacificon 2014 keynote address given by ARRL President Kay Craigie N3KN

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
T30D was definitely the top draw DX this past week, W1AW seems to be going through a weak session

4M ham radio lunar payload integrated

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
The integration of the LX0OHB-4M amateur radio payload was completed on Sunday night, October 12 and is now ready to launch

Radio hams providing emergency comms from Vizag

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
Upon request from the Police Dept., Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, members of the National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR), Hyderabad are providing emergency communications from the cyclone Hudhud affected areas of Visakhapatnam

Vintage Electric Handbag Fun Weekend

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
Many a good tune is played on an old fiddle, or so the saying goes. The same could also be said about vintage radio gear, but how many of us have older portable radios that maybe just sat on a shelf gathering dust? With that in mind, the Popular Summits on the Air (SOTA) programme has a fun event that might just be for you

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