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Deutsche Amateur Radio Club DARC partners with RFinder - The World Wide Repeater Directory!

Sat, 22/08/2015 - 10:03
Deutcher Amateur-Radio-Club e.V. and RFinder are pleased to announce a new partnership agreement effective 19 August, 2015. RFinder is now the official repeater directory of DARC Germany

IARU Region 3 act on band plan satellite allocations

Sat, 22/08/2015 - 10:03
The IARU Region 3 (Asia/Pacific) Directors have submitted a band plan paper concerning amateur satellite allocations for consideration at the IARU Region 3 Conference which takes place October 12-16 in Bali, Indonesia

Simplex Gateway NoVs available to Intermediate Licence holders again

Sat, 22/08/2015 - 10:03
After the clarification of policy released by OFCOM on the 21st July in which they seemingly removed access to all NOVs (except special celebrations) from all but Full License Holders, OFCOM have released a further clarification and update

FCC fines Smart City $750K for blocking Wi-Fi

Sat, 22/08/2015 - 10:03
FCC's Enforcement Bureau has announced a $750,000 settlement with Smart City Holdings, LLC for blocking consumers' Wi-Fi at various convention centers around the United States

Island at War

Sat, 22/08/2015 - 10:03
The Isle of Man Amateur Radio Society (IOMARS) will be running a station as part of the fun on Saturday and Sunday this weekend

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 22/08/2015 - 10:03
Solar activity declined over the past reporting week, August 13 to 19. Average daily sunspot numbers went from 82.3 during the previous seven days, to 37.4 in the most recent period

TX Factor GB2RS National News podcast

Sat, 22/08/2015 - 10:03
TX Factor has now been podcasting the weekly GB2RS National News from the RSGB for nearly 18 months now

Thames Amateur Radio Group chosen by Waters and Stanton to train their staff

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:51
On the weekend of the 15th and 16th of August the Canvey Island based Thames Amateur Radio Group (TARG) held one of their very successful weekend foundation training courses

IARU Coordination of Satellite Frequencies

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:51
The IARU have annouced they are committed to only coordinate satellite frequencies within the internationally aligned IARU band plans

UK NanoSat Weekend

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:51
Would you like to build your own satellite? Would you like to do that in a single weekend… and fly it too?

Amateur Radio and ISS on ABC radio show

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:51
On Thursday, August 20 Onno VK6FLAB was interviewed by Gillian O'Shaughnessy for the breakfast show to talk about Amateur Radio after a UK based radio ham, Adrian 2E0SDR, managed a contact with the ISS from his garden shed

ARDF Championships

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:51
The 20th IARU Region 1 Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) Championships are taking place in the Czech Republic from August 17–23, 2015

Astronauts see 'sprites' and 'trolls' from Earth orbit

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:51
This month, astronauts onboard the International Space Station have witnessed exotic forms of lightning that reach up from thunderclouds near Earth's surface all the way to the edge of space

Undergrad radio ham uses Reverse Beacon Network in research project

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:51
A Virginia Tech undergraduate researcher and radio amateur has used Super Dual Auroral Radar Network (SuperDARN) and Reverse Beacon Network (RBN) data

VDSL in EMC Committee Minutes

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 09:51
The RSGB has released the minutes of the EMC Committee meeting held on July 23, 2015

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 10:19
Some DX about but not much. DQ0YOTA (German Youth On The Air), SV8/F4GQA (Thassos Is), ZZ56A (Brazil) to name but three

Danish CubeSats head for ISS

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 10:19
Two CubeSats built in Denmark, GomX-3 and AAUSat-5, are on their way to the International Space Station

Upcoming ARISS contact with Pima County 4H/Vail Vaquero's 4H Club Tucson, AZ

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 10:19
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Pima County 4H/Vail Vaquero's 4H Club Tucson, AZ on 22 August. The event is scheduled to begin at approximately 18:38 UTC

ARISS contact for school in St. Gallen, Switzerland, audible in Europe

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 10:19
An International Space Station contact is planned for Kantonsschule am Burggraben, St. Gallen, Switzerland. The signals from space will be audible in Europe on 145.800MHz FM

When ISS Ham Radio might be off

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 10:19
Mike KC8YLD has posted some guidance as to when the Amateur Radio stations on the ISS would be turned off

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