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Three months to the Lighthouse Weekend

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 10:26
So far 240 registrations for the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend in August have been received from 28 countries

New Product - Powerpole Crimping Tool

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 10:26
Anderson Powerpole connectors have become the standard for DC connectors in most ham shacks. Their clever design makes them great for use inside or out portable. However, as few accessories come with these connectors fitted as standard, the radio ham has to install their own connectors

First all CW 73 on 73 Award

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 10:26
Congratulations to Hideo Kambayashi, JH3XCU, for working 73 different stations on the amateur radio satellite AO-73 (FUNcube-1) since September 1, 2014. Notably, he is the first to work all 73 different stations using Morse code

ANZAC commemoration in VK and ZL continues

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 10:26
Plenty of on air activity can be heard commemorating the Centenary of Gallipoli landing in 1915 of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corp or ANZAC troops, and subsequent conflicts involving ANZACs

TMØ8CRD - Fort de La Ferté

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 10:26
CRD (Club Radio Durnal) crew members of the UBA will be active as TMØ8CRD from fort of La Ferté (department 08 / Ardennes) on Sunday May 24th to commemorate the fall of this fort during WW2

AO150ITU: 150th anniversary of ITU

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 10:26
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) was founded in 1865. For a century and a half, it has been at the center of advances in communications, including amateur radio service

A radio with no analog parts ?

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 10:17
Monty Barlow describes a working radio transmitter with only digital parts, code-named Pizzicato

New Nepal Earthquake May 12

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 10:17
Amateur radio emergency nets are reported to have been activated on 14205 kHz and 14215 kHz

Contribution of Colin Wilson CT7ACG in Nepal Emergency Net

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 10:17
The contribution of Colin Wilson CT7ACG is distinguished and internationally highlighted in Nepal Emergency Net

New Sussex Electronics and Radio Fair on track for a successful day

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 10:17
It is just a few weeks to the launch of the new and exciting Sussex Electronics and Radio Fair (Eastbourne Rally), on Saturday the June of 6th

Live web stream from the Dayton Hamvention

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 10:17
W5KUB.COM will be live streaming of the Dayton Hamvention this weekend. Thousands of dollars worth of prizes for our viewers

RAC Planning Meeting

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 10:17
Radio Amateurs of Canada holds Planning Meetings semi-annually to review the state of amateur radio and set direction for RAC for the coming years

Report of the CPM to WRC-15

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 10:17
The ITU has released the report of the Conference Preparatory Meeting for WRC-15

New Secretary of State for DCMS

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 10:14
The Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has policy responsibility for Ofcom and provides funding for the Agency. On May 11, 2015 John Whittingdale, MP for Maldon in Essex, was appointed Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport

Successful contacts for Samantha Cristoforetti IZØUDF

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 10:14
Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 09:52 UTC, 11.52 local time students at Istituto Tecnico Industriale Statale Enrico Fermi in Lucca, Italy and Universita degli Studi di Firenze Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia in Sesto Fiorentino, Italy established ARISS contact with ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, IZØUDF onboard the International Space Station

Bouvet Island 2016 DXpedition

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 10:14
Mark ON4WW writes: Before sending out a press release, I wanted to share the following with those fellow hams who generously pledged to financially support the Bouvet Island 'one-man three-month concept'

Hamvention 2015: Lots of big prizes this year

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 10:14
Prizes to be awarded at the 2015 Dayton Hamvention have exceeded $55,000 and additional donations are still coming in

Ham Radio Foundation Training Slides update

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 10:14
Essex Ham have updated their Foundation Training Slides, the new slides are now available for download from the web

IRTS Counties Contest

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 10:14
The IRTS 40 Metres Counties Contest is on Sunday next, 17th May from 12:00 to 15:00 UTC

RFinder - Now works with Facebook!

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 09:47
The RFinder team is pleased to announce a major update on Android and iPhone. The next level of Social Repeater directory is now here!