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40m Counties Contest hit by adverse band conditions

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 07:24
Contesters taking part in the IRTS 40m Counties Contest on Sunday last, 8th May, experienced very adverse band conditions, the result of a geomagnetic storm which hit the Earth earlier that morning

St. Kitts operation

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 07:24
John, W5JON/V47JA, will once again be active as V47JA from his vacation home in Calypso Bay, St. Kitts (NA-104, WW Loc. FK87SG), located 200 feet from the Caribbean Sea, between June 14th and July 15th

60 years of 4 metres

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 07:24
A special event station, GB4MTR, celebrating 4m (70MHz) band will be operational from 1st November 2016 to 28th November 2016

Ham Radio at Scout 'Camporee'

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 07:24
Members of the Central New Hampshire Amateur Radio Club helped local scouts make contact with their fellow scouts in Georgia

ARISS at Dayton Hamvention

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 09:22
If you are attending Hamvention next week, be sure to stop by the AMSAT area in the Ball Arena. We will have members of the ARISS team on-hand at all times and some of our ISS hardware (radios and an antenna) on display

Youngsters learn how to build a radio

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 09:22
Thanks to Essex radio amateurs, youngsters had the chance to experience the thrill of building their own radio at the Marconi exhibition in Chelmsford, among them was 8 year-old Kathryn

BroadBand HamNet Meeting May 22

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 09:22
On Sunday, May 22 there will be a meeting in Crawley, West Sussex for those interested in the amateur radio high-speed data network BroadBand HamNet

Waters and Stanton Europe's Ham Store - Kenwood Dealer of the year 2015/2016

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 09:22
Waters and Stanton have proved that providing customers with 'Ham Shack' testing facilities with contest grade antennas from 160m through to 23cms works, by becoming Kenwood’s Dealer of the Year for 2015/2016

Chelmsford Talk: Riding the Radiowaves

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 09:22
Jane Humphreys OBE former head of Spectrum Policy at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport will give a talk 'Riding the Radiowaves' in Chelmsford on Friday, May 27

DKARS Magazine May 2016 is now ready for download

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 09:22
The DKARS (Dutch Kingdom Amateur Radio Society) issues its own free PDF Magazine once every month

Norfolk Island VK9RNI UHF repeater

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 09:22
Following extensive testing a new repeater is being packed ready for two weeks service at Norfolk Island and the Wireless Institute of Australia annual general meeting

AMSAT/TAPR Banquet at the Dayton Hamvention

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 09:22
The tenth annual joint AMSAT/TAPR Banquet will be held on Friday evening, May 20th. This dinner is one of the main AMSAT activities during the Hamvention

ZS3 Sprint today

Sun, 15/05/2016 - 09:22
The ZS3 Sprint is on the air from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC this afternoon and you have an opportunity to make phone and CW contacts with radio amateurs in the Northern Cape

ARISS contact with AstroNuts Kids Space Club Academy, Richmond Hill, Ontario, CA

Sat, 14/05/2016 - 10:14
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at ASTRONUTS Kids Space Club Academy, David Dunlap Observatory, Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada on 14 May

European hams announce NEW RADIO – a dual-band, multi-mode radio to support DMR, D-STAR and C4FM

Sat, 14/05/2016 - 10:14
On May 8th, an article appeared in the ÖVSV by Kurt, OE1KBC, about a new dual-band, multi-mode mobile radio called the 'NEW RADIO' that will operate on the 2m and 70cm bands and support the most common ham digital modes, including DMR, D-STAR and C4FM (System Fusion), plus analog FM

Was Gagarin a Radio Ham ?

Sat, 14/05/2016 - 10:14
A new amateur radio promotional leaflet produced by the Dutch national society VERON perpetuates the myth that Yuri Gagarin was a radio amateur

Ofcom propose using Ham Radio band for Wi-Fi

Sat, 14/05/2016 - 10:14
Ofcom is consulting on plans to put Wi-Fi across Amateur and Amateur Satellite spectrum in the 5 GHz band

WICEN South Australia continues to grow

Sat, 14/05/2016 - 10:14
Newly built radio go-boxes ready for emergency communications will be on display at the WICEN South Australia annual general meeting to be held later this month

TX Factor GB2RS News Podcast

Sat, 14/05/2016 - 10:14
All the very latest Amateur Radio news is now available via the TX Factor GB2RS weekly podcast

ARISS and Amateur Television

Sat, 14/05/2016 - 10:14
Just imagine it's Friday May 20th, you have no club meeting to attend, the bands are dead and only rubbish on the TV. If this is the situation you find yourself in, we suggest you read this item

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