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JOTA/JOTI 2017 update

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 09:28
This year, JOTA celebrates the 60th year of running. To commemorate this milestone, ZS6SSG will be running a special event call sign over the weekend 20 to 22 October

June RSGB Board Proceedings

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 09:28
The RSGB Board Proceedings for June 17, 2017 have been released, they note a mailshot was made to G3/G4 non-members

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 17/09/2017 - 09:28
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be once more at low levels

630/220 meters to open October 16 - Pre-registration required

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
CQ MF/LF Editor John Langridge, KB5NJD/WG2XIQ, reports that the FCC has authorized amateur radio use of the 630 and 2200-meter bands, effective October 16, 2017, providing registration procedures have been followed and no objections are received within 30 days

IARU presents Amateur Radio position on key WRC items to CEPT

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
At the meeting of Project Team D of the CEPT World Radio Conference Preparatory Group, held in Vilnius, Lithuania week beginning September 11th, IARU presented further positions on two core WRC Agenda items

WIA Finances

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
WIA News reports the Wireless Institute of Australia has been running at an annual loss of about A$50,000 for several years

TX Factor Show at YOTA 2017 and Goonhilly

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
TX Factor experiences what it’s like to be young again with a visit to this year’s YOTA activity week at Gilwell Park

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft ends its historic exploration of Saturn

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close yesterday, as NASA's Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet

NewsWest - Sunday, 17th September

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
In the news this week we take a close look at contesting with updates from the Ociania DX Contest, The CQ World Wide, Ross Hull Memorial Contest as well as a look at Jamboree On The Air, an introduction to the VK Contest club, the upcoming Hamfest weekend, Roy's Helpline, Foundations of Amateur Radio and more

Radio DARC International Shortwave Broadcasts

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
During the 24th IARU Region 1 Conference in Landshut, Germany, there will be a series of six consecutive special shortwave transmissions to keep the IARU Region 1 amateur radio audience up to date with news and background reports

BMA Contest

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
This Sunday the 17th of September, the annual Belgian Mill Award contest takes place from 8 o'clock in the morning till 12 o'clock local time at noon on 80m SSB and on 2m

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 119

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
There is so much stuff associated with Amateur Radio that your family might be forgiven in thinking that your hobby is all about being in the middle of a junk-yard surrounded by the carcasses of disassembled gear...

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 16/09/2017 - 10:31
At 0005 UTC on September 15 the Australian Space Weather Forecast Centre issued a Geomagnetic Disturbance Warning

IARU-R1 General Conference

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 10:15
The 24th IARU Region 1 General Conference will take place from September 16-22 at the Sparkassen Akademie Bayern in Landshut, Germany

May RSGB Board Proceedings

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 10:15
The RSGB Board Proceedings for May 13, 2017 have been released, they note membership and number of exam candidates were both down

New RSGB Convention video released

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 10:15
A new video has been released to promote the RSGB Convention which takes place at the Kents Hill Park Conference Centre, Milton Keynes on October 13-15, 2017

ACMA pushing forward on 5G spectrum planning

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 10:15
The Australian Communications and Media Authority, at a recent ACMA spectrum tune-up session, proposed to accelerate the auction of the millimetre wave spectrum for 5G broadband

9/11 Anniversary special event

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 10:15
The Wireless Association of New York City’s special event station WA2NYC commemorates the 9/11 Anniversary

Solar wind stream sparks geomagnetic storm

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 10:15
Earth is entering a stream of high-speed solar wind flowing from a hole in the sun's atmosphere

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 15/09/2017 - 10:15
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

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