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Conference 2017 Rotorua

Sun, 19/03/2017 - 10:10
The Rotorua Branch (33) of NZART invites NZART members and their partners to join us for a weekend in Rotorua. Come and visit New Zealand's Coolest Hotspot

Neutrons on a plane

Sun, 19/03/2017 - 10:10
Researchers have long known that air travelers are exposed to cosmic rays on board commercial aircraft. Indeed, pilots are classified as 'occupational radiation workers.'

Bletchley Park - website upgraded

Sun, 19/03/2017 - 10:10
Bletchley Park is a place of exceptional historical importance. It remains highly relevant to our lives today and for the future. It is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology

Solar wind advisory

Sun, 19/03/2017 - 10:10
A hole has opened in the sun's atmosphere and it is spewing a stream of solar wind toward Earth

VK6WIA - NewsWest for Sunday, 19 March 2017

Sat, 18/03/2017 - 11:21
In this week's edition of NewsWest we have information of Amateur Radio activities including World Amateur Radio Day, the Jakarta DX Contest and an update from Ham College. There is our regular diary of the weeks meetings

Distracted Driving in Canada: An update

Sat, 18/03/2017 - 10:18
Distracted driving regulations continue to be an area of interest for many Canadian Radio Amateurs. These regulations are made and enforced by Provincial governments and can vary considerably from province to province and over time

Essex Skills Night Monday

Sat, 18/03/2017 - 10:18
Skills Night takes place 7pm Monday, March 20 at the Danbury Village Hall in Essex. This free event is open to all

TX Factor Episode 15 is now live!

Sat, 18/03/2017 - 10:18
Now, there’s definitely something worth watching on telly!

Rapid Deployment Amateur Radio (RaDAR) Challenge

Sat, 18/03/2017 - 10:18
Eddie Leighton, ZS6BNE, has announced that on April 1st 2017, from 00:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC, the next international ham radio RaDAR Challenge will take place. This challenge is different to any other in the world

AmateurLogic 102: Cheap Beacon, Fixing Stuff and Jansky

Sat, 18/03/2017 - 10:18
Peter repairs a Laptop Screen, Emile builds a Cheap Beacon, George continues the 433 MHz Saga, and special guest John Ossi, N3DRH has part 2 of 2 on Karl Jansky, the Father of Radio Astronomy

New video: Icom RS-BA1. Installing and setting-up remote control for your IC-7300

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:45
The TX Factor have produced a video that logically goes through the step by step process of remote controlling an Icom Amateur radio, more specifically in this case, the IC-7300 using the RS-BA1 remote control software

New ham radio regulations in Netherlands

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:45
New Dutch amateur radio regulations highlight the possibility of future restriction in the 23 cm band due to the Galileo GPS system which operates across 1260-1300 MHz

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 93

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:45
What does a resistor have to do with a stick? Commonly the size of a grain of rice with pretty colours, a resistor is a regular item in many electrical devices

April 1st is Portugal's National Summits on the Air Day

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:45
All radio amateurs are invited to participate in Portugal's National SOTA Day, next April 1st, an event that is meant to both highlight and encourage participation on the Summits on The Air program

NASA TV to air departure of U.S. cargo ship from international space station

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:45
After delivering about 5,500 pounds of cargo, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to leave the International Space Station on Sunday, March 19. Live coverage of Dragon's departure will begin at 4:45 a.m. EDT on NASA Television and the agency’s website

Mine Detection using Radio Frequency Techniques

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:45
Once more we are able to present an evening with Dr, Jamie Barras. This time his subject is Mine Detection using Radio Frequency techniques

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 10:43
The week was very poor but the contest at the weekend really livened up Ten Metres

KA6LMS on-air from TV show set

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 10:43
The ABC TV hit comedy 'Last Man Standing' shoots its last episode of this season this Tuesday, March 21

St Patrick's Day celebrations begin

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 10:43
The St Patrick Award commences on the 16th from 12 noon, following the celebrations across the time zones to end on Saturday 18th March 12 noon

ARRL weighs in on California statute

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 10:43
ARRL is recommending that Amateur Radio be specifically excluded from a California statute prohibiting the use of 'wireless communication devices' while driving