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ARISS contact planned for School in Chatelaillon, France

Sun, 12/02/2017 - 10:43
An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for astronaut Thomas Pesquet FX0ISS with Collège André Malraux, Chatelaillon-Plage, France

SARL discusses draft frequency plan at public hearing

Sun, 12/02/2017 - 10:43
SARL President, Nico van Rensburg, ZS6QL, and Hans van de Groenendaal, ZS6AKV, presented the SARL position on the draft frequency plan at the ICASA public hearing on Thursday 9 February

FCC: Spectrum Fees for Government Agencies

Sun, 12/02/2017 - 10:43
On Feb 8, 2017 FCC Commissioner Mike O'Rielly wrote to the Chair of the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

ACMA reverses decision on CB sets

Sun, 12/02/2017 - 10:43
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has reversed its decision to make 40 channel UHF CB radios illegal from June 2017

2E0RMI interviewed about Radio Emma Toc

Sun, 12/02/2017 - 10:43
Essex Ham interviewed Jim 2E0RMI about the activities taking place, Feb 12-14, to celebrate the 95th anniversary of the pioneering radio station 2MT Writtle

75th anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin

Sun, 12/02/2017 - 10:43
The WIA reports commemorations of the WWII event include the special callsign VI8BOD that has been issued to the Darwin Amateur Radio Club for a month

SARL Youth Sprint

Sun, 12/02/2017 - 10:43
The SARL Youth Sprint will once again take place on Saturday 18 February between 08:00 and 10:00 UTC

Terahertz Wireless

Sun, 12/02/2017 - 10:43
Science Daily reports Terahertz wireless could make spaceborne satellite links as fast as fiber-optic link

Ofcom putting UK Government’s Industrial Strategy at risk

Sat, 11/02/2017 - 09:24
The RSGB say Ofcom risks undermining the Government’s new Industrial Strategy, which sees growth driven by the IoT, 5G, STEM etc

VK6WIA - NewsWest, 12 February 2017

Sat, 11/02/2017 - 09:24
In the news this week we have a special event station in VK8, Foundation Courses at Ham College, the Hills Amateur Radio Group annual HARGfest, an update from Ex-WIA Director Andrew VK6AS, a Morsecodians Exhibition at Wireless Hill and a look at what sun-spots mean to Amateur Radio

BITX40 Resources video

Sat, 11/02/2017 - 09:24
Randy Hall K7AGE has released the 3rd of his videos about the BITX-40 QRP 7 MHz SSB transceiver kit

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 88

Sat, 11/02/2017 - 09:24
The pimples on the Sun that erupt and make a mess are called Sun-spots and they make it possible for you to use your Amateur Radio on HF for long distance communication via the ionosphere

Local radio club has global reach

Sat, 11/02/2017 - 09:24
The Capital Journal reports on the Pierre Amateur Radio Club in South Dakota

Nevada Radio announces immediate availability of Apache Labs SDR transceivers

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:23
Nevada Radio, part of the IHSG (International Ham Stores Group) one of Europe’s largest importers, distributors and retailers of ham and hobby radio products, announces the immediate availability of Elecraft radios and accessories both in store and on-line

IARUMS: 'Mysterious foghorn' in Ham Radio bands

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:23
The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports a mysterious foghorn (Chinese OTH burst radar) is operating in amateur radio bands

PowerGenius XL – FlexRadio 1500W Solid State Amplifier

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:23
The PowerGenius XL is a 100% duty cycle, legal limit (1500W ICAS) 1.8-54 MHz RF amplifier intended for both amateur and government use

ClubLog's DXCC Most Wanted List

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:23
ClubLog has updated their latest 'DXCC Most Wanted List' as of January 31st

South African ATV transmissions

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:23
Raoul Coetzee ZS1C announced that he is currently running ATV on 1265 MHz FM, about 4 Watts into a log periodic antenna with about 9 dB gain. He can aim it in the direction of anybody interested to do a test

RFI: Clean up your shack

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:23
In this video Ian White GM3SEK gives helpful advice about how to reduce noise levels on receive and avoid causing RF Interference

Friday Night Fun Net

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:23
The Journal Standard reports on Jim Dorsey KC9GCR of Freeport IL who runs the Friday Night Fun Net, a weekly gathering of radio amateurs on the 147.255 MHz repeater

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