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Leonid meteor shower

Wed, 18/11/2015 - 10:21
This week, Earth is passing through a stream of dusty debris from Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle, source of the annual Leonid meteor shower

New 60m allocation shows positive WRC-15 progress: IARU

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 10:45
The World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) is in Geneva (November 2-27) has developed consensus around a new 15 kHz-wide global secondary 60 metre Amateur Radio allocation at 5351.5-5366.5 kHz

Ham radio bands under threat

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 10:45
Colin Thomas G3PSM reports from WRC-15 that industry is attempting to grab more amateur radio spectrum for 5G technology at 10 and 47 GHz

QSO Today John Thompson K3MD - contesting all bands, all modes

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 10:45
If you want to meet a ham that works every contest and operates every mode, from 160 meters to 1296 MHz, then John Thompson, K3MD, would come to mind

Recording of Marconi

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 10:45
The Essex Record Office have released a recording of a speech made by Guglielmo Marconi in 1935

Past Pacific Division Director Bradley 'Brad' Wyatt, K6WR - SK

Tue, 17/11/2015 - 10:45
ARRL Past Pacific Division Director Brad Wyatt, K6WR, of Los Gatos, California, died on November 10 after an illness. He was 86

New Youth Club set up!

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:34
A new and unique radio club has been set up in the UK! The Young Hamsters are a club exclusively for young amateurs under the age of 30; promoting contesting, DXpeditions and operating amongst youngsters

PD15XMAS active in December

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:34
The Special Event Station PD15XMAS will be on-the-air from December 5 to January 1. Raymond Smit PD7DX says a special QSL card will be available

CEPT WRC-15 Report

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:34
The European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) has published a report to provide an overview of the activities and results of the 2nd week of WRC-15

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:34
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 8th November, through Sunday, 15th November there were 228 countries active

ICQPODCAST - Planning a Ham Radio Christmas

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:34
In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield (G0CIB), and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode's feature is Planning a Ham Radio Christmas

St. Paul Island DXpedition

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:34
As 2016 quickly approaches, focus on DXpedition planning details intensifies. All is going very well as we continue to develop the operating plan, site plan, and plans for getting equipment and personnel onto the island

New DMR server Brainmeister BM in Spain

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:34
A few weeks ago the first server is running in Spain Brandmeister DMR is universal communication server has more features than DMRMaster of DG1HT

Kingdom of Tonga DXpedition

Mon, 16/11/2015 - 10:34
An international group of amateurs will travel to the Kingdom of Tonga for the last two weeks of February 2016 (February 18-24th)

VI0ANZAC to try again

Sun, 15/11/2015 - 10:26
VI0ANZAC from Casey Base in the Antarctic will try to hold another activation this month as bad weather caused the event, part of the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) ANZAC 100 program, to be postponed in August

YOTA 2016‏ Austria - Call for applications

Sun, 15/11/2015 - 10:26
Lisa Leenders PA2LS, Chair of the IARU Region 1 Youth Working Group reports the next YOTA event which will take place in Austria

Upcoming ARISS contact with Kiluutaq School

Sun, 15/11/2015 - 10:26

Signal reports requested from IO-86 FM transponder test

Sun, 15/11/2015 - 10:26
The FM transponder aboard IO-86/LAPAN-ORARI was activated for testing, and was available for amateur radio use on 14 November between 01:35 - 03:40 UTC

The Afrikaans Amateur Radio Dictionary

Sun, 15/11/2015 - 10:26
The South African Radio League (SARL) has received excellent feedback from interested radio amateurs following a call to compile an Afrikaans amateur radio dictionary

ARISS contact Tuesday

Sun, 15/11/2015 - 10:26
Please join us in listening to the ISS contact with participants at the Kiluutaq School, Umiujaq, Nunavik Quebec, Canada on Tuesday November 17th. AOS is anticipated 16:47 UTC