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Ofcom publish Digital Radio Report

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 10:34
Ofcom has published its seventh annual Digital Radio Report, which tracks the progress of digital radio in the UK

CEPT ECC Consultations

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 10:07
There are a number of CEPT ECC public consultations currently running, covering subjects such as Short Range Devices, Animal Tracking and 76 GHz Surveillance Radar

Update on plans to reform Openreach

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 10:07
Ofcom has today announced that it is proceeding with a formal notification to require the legal separation of Openreach from BT, after BT failed to offer voluntary proposals that address Ofcom’s competition concerns

Schofield school ham radio club success

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 10:07
Schofield Middle School’s Amateur Radio Club were placed first nationally in the middle school category in the annual American Radio Relay League School Club Round Up

Ham radio couple

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 10:07
Texas Country Reporter news video about A1-Operator Club member and Manager of the 7290 Traffic Net Jo Ann Keith KA5AZK and her husband John W5BWC

Electric-blue clouds appear over Antarctica

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 10:07
This just in from NASA's AIM spacecraft: The sky above Antarctica is glowing electric blue

OF9X promotes the Christmas spirit on the radio spectrum

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 10:11
Greetings from the Land of Santa Claus, in the Far North at the Arctic Circle. The busy yuletide season is soon upon us, and Santa is preparing his sleigh for another world tour. The old man is very busy, but fortunately the elves are there to help him deliver the Christmas spirit to the world’s children

December is YOTA Month

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 10:11
On the IARU Region 1 site, Dennis Green ZS4BS reports the Youngsters on the Air will be active again during the entire month of December

ICQPODCAST - What is VSWR released

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 10:11
In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news.This episode’s features - What is VSWR

Lakshadweep Islands

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 10:11
Manoj, VU2CPL, informs OPDX that he is planning to visit Kavaratti Island (AS-011) in the Lakshadweep Islands group [ranked 60th on ClubLog's most wanted list], along with Siddhu, VU3NXI, between November 29th and December 2nd

Central African Republic

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 10:11
Members of the Italian DXPedition Team will be active as TL8TT (not TL8T) from Central African Republic between February 1-14th

USA's quietest town

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 10:11
The BBC reports on the Green Bank in the National Radio Quiet Zone, it appears despite stringent wireless restrictions, modern life is winning, gradually

United States Special Event

Sun, 27/11/2016 - 10:19
Members of the 'Battleship Iowa Amateur Radio Association' (BIARA) will be active as NI6BB between 1600-2359z on Wednesday, December 7th, in memory of the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941

Youngsters on the Air

Sun, 27/11/2016 - 10:19
From Thursday 1 December to Saturday 31 December 2016, the annual Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) event takes place and YOTA stations will attempt to make many contacts worldwide with each other

3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition

Sun, 27/11/2016 - 10:19
Bouvet is a serious and dangerous place; demanding attention to safety, serious planning, physical and mental endurance, time to allow for storms and rough seas, and a team with the right balance of size, experience, talent, emotional stability, and sense of purpose

Ten-Metre RTTY Contest

Sun, 27/11/2016 - 10:19
The Ten-Metre RTTY Contest runs from 00:00 - 24:00 UTC on Sunday 4 December 2016 and the aim is for amateurs worldwide to contact and exchange QSO information with other amateurs using Baudot RTTY on the 10 metre band

SARL Digital Contest

Sun, 27/11/2016 - 10:19
The aim of the South African Radio League Digital Contest is to establish as many contacts as possible between radio amateurs in Southern Africa using the PSK31 and RTTY modes

Aussie HAM to make an impact on Mars

Sat, 26/11/2016 - 10:39
On a salt lake in Central Australia early next year a radio amateur will conduct tests of a wide area radio network destined for the planet Mars

Quest for Australian 70 MHz ham radio band

Sat, 26/11/2016 - 10:39
WIA Director Roger Harrison VK2ZRH provides an update on the attempt to gain a 70 MHz band in Australia

After ham radio contact Otley students meet Tim Peake

Sat, 26/11/2016 - 10:39
Ashfield Primary School students had the chance to meet Tim Peake GB1SS in person following their amateur radio contact with him on May 5