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Amateur Satellite 5.7 GHz LNA

Sun, 18/09/2016 - 10:58
The AMSAT-NA site carries a picture showing the mechanical prototype of the 5.7 GHz Low Noise Amplifier which will be used in the Phase 5 Lunar and Phase 4B Geosynchronous amateur radio satellite projects

Cooby Creek 50 Year Celebration

Sun, 18/09/2016 - 10:58
The Darling Downs Radio Club (DDRC) is celebrating the 50 year anniversary of the opening of the Cooby Creek Tracking Station with the special event callsign VI50CC which will be active from October 1 to October 31 2016

BATC Convention

Sun, 18/09/2016 - 10:58
The 2016 Convention for Amateur TV will be held at the RAF Museum Cosford on 24 and 25 September 2016

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 67

Sun, 18/09/2016 - 10:58
How to melt the coax in your station, or rather, how not to melt it. What causes it to happen, how do you deal with it and what should you be on the lookout for?

WA Amateur Radio weekly news for VK6

Sun, 18/09/2016 - 10:58
This weekend it's Club Focus time on NewsWest, Where Clubs can promote themselves. There's a few regulars missing this time around, however we do have input from some groups

Overseas US Ham Radio Exams

Sun, 18/09/2016 - 10:58
In his blog Dan KB6NU asks should US amateur radio license exams be given outside the USA?

Teen gets top ham radio license

Sun, 18/09/2016 - 10:58
The Harrison Daily reports on the achievement of 13-year-old Nicholas Stone KF5LKW in getting his Extra Class amateur radio license

Ham radio: A last resort when phone lines fail

Sun, 18/09/2016 - 10:58
If disaster strikes, there is a form of communication that can still get through, ham radio

International Air Ambulance Week begins this weekend

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 09:59
International Air Ambulance Week will take place between 17th - 25th September 2016, with the focus on supporting and generating donations for flying medical services around the world

Norman Conquest Anniversary

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 09:59
The 950th Anniversary of the Norman Invasion of England - the Norman Conquest - will be commemorated by the Phoenix Amateur Radio Club in September and October

Historic QSO completed on 630-meters

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 09:59
Steve, VE7SL, and Roger, VK4YB, completed the first two-way QSO between Canada and Australia on 630-meters using JT9. This is also the longest two-way QSO in amateur service on 630-meters ever completed (confirmed)

Satellite Presentations in So CA

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 09:59
ARRL educator and Legacy Circle Club member - as well as ARISS / AMSAT-NA / AMSAT-UK supporter - Clint Bradford, K6LCS, welcomes ALL to attend any of these upcoming satellite sessions

EURAO Newsletter September 2016

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 09:59
EURAO Newsletter comes out quarterly, either in pdf format and as a website. Spread the word!

Teardown of the Kenwood TH-D74

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 09:59
The new Kenwood TH-D74 FM and D-STAR handheld has generated a great deal of interest among radio amateurs

New ham radio clubs spring up in Essex

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 09:59
One new club a year has launched in Essex since 2011 showing the growing interest in amateur radio in the county

Amateur Radio Parity Act passes in the US House of Representatives!

Thu, 15/09/2016 - 09:45
'The bill is passed without objection.' With those words, Amateur Radio history was made on September 12, when the US House of Representatives approved the Amateur Radio Parity Act, H.R. 1301 on a voice vote under a suspension of the rules

Simulated emergency communication tests around the world

Thu, 15/09/2016 - 09:45
A trend among groups of radio amateurs involved in emergency communications is the use of disaster scenarios to test equipment and learn lessons from what went right during an exercise, and what could be improved

Ledbury 434 MHz School Balloon launch

Thu, 15/09/2016 - 09:45
Ryan Ing reports he will launch a high altitude balloon with a 434 MHz Slow Scan Digital Video payload from John Masefield High School Thursday Sept 15

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 15/09/2016 - 09:45
Another poor week. I only managed a couple of Finish stations and a Russian all week!

SKYWARN Youth on the Air Net debuts

Thu, 15/09/2016 - 09:45
The SKYWARN Youth On the Air Net is on the air, encouraging young radio amateurs to get on the air and learn about the SKYWARN weather-spotting network and basic weather facts

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