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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

AMSAT-UK upload JOTA greetings message to satellite

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
AMSAT-UK have uploaded a special Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) Greetings Fitter Message to the amateur satellite AO-73 (FUNcube-1)

RTÉ postpones closure of long wave radio service to 19 January

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
RTÉ is postponing the closure of its long wave radio transmitter, the Managing Director of RTÉ Radio has told the Joint Committee on Transport and Communications

SU8JOTA the 57th Jamboree On The Air from Cairo Egypt

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
The Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society (ERASD) will be celebrating the 57th Jamboree On The Air JOTA from Cairo International Scout Center

OL90OK - First Czech ham radio contact

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
November 8, 2014 is the 90th anniversary of the first amateur radio contact in Czech Republic (former Czechoslovakia)

Hong Kong Island Special Event Station

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
VR2S will be on-the-air from Hong Kong Island for Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) and the CW World-Wide Contest

UK radio hams start 146 MHz development

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
Radio amateurs in the UK have already started testing equipment for use on the new 146 MHz allocation expected to be available at the end of October

The Diploma 'Bucharest 555'

Thu, 16/10/2014 - 07:33
With the occasion of the 555 anniversary from the first documentary attestation of Bucharest, it will be offer the diploma 'Bucharest 555'

RSGB guidance for responding to the Ofcom consultation

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 09:07
The feedback that the RSGB are getting is that some people have found the consultation document difficult to read and interpret, yet the questions seem simple. Since there are various important points that may not be entirely obvious on first reading of the document, the RSGB have decided to provide some more specific guidance on how to interpret the document and importantly help you to form your response

Hams help in cyclone disaster

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 09:07
Infrastructure is still being restored following Cyclone Hudhud on Sunday that hit Odisha in the Bay of Bengal on the east coast of India

New UK Amateur Radio 146 MHz allocation

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 09:07
The RSGB VHF Manager John Regnault G4SWX gave a key presentation to the RSGB Convention on October 12 about the new amateur radio allocation at 146 MHz

CITEL recognizes IAP for contiguous 60m Amateur Radio band

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 09:07
CITEL, the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission of OAS, Organization of American States, approved on XXIV Permanent Consultative Committee II: Radiocommunications (PCC.II) an Inter-American proposal (IAP) for contiguous 60m Amateur Radio band from 5275 to 5450 kHz, in secondary status

Jeff Martin W4EMZ 'Ham Radio Hero'

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 09:07
TV news channel 9 reports for more than 100 years a special group of hobbyists, affectionately called 'Hams' have used amateur radio to help others in need

Cyclone Hudhud: Ham radio on TV News

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 09:07
On Tuesday, October 14 the Indian TV5 News featured the radio amateurs involved with cyclone Hudhud which struck coastal areas of the Bay of Bengal

Hurricane Watch net activated for Hurricane Gonzalo

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 09:07
The Hurricane Watch Net has been activated for Hurricane Gonzalo currently at sea in the Caribbean and expected to reach the British and US Virgin Islands

BBC aims to boost flagging DAB sales with smartphone push

Wed, 15/10/2014 - 09:07
A global radio industry coalition backed by the BBC and the Government is aiming to put pressure on smartphone manufacturers to build tuners into handsets to serve younger audiences and boost flagging take-up of DAB

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