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The 300th ILLW registration

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
The Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse VO 1 OK in Newfoundland, Canada, is the milestone 300th registration in this year’s International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 28/07/2017 - 09:32
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

RSGB presentation to Ofcom Group

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
On June 30 RSGB VHF Manager John Regnault G4SWX gave a presentation to the Ofcom Business Radio Interest Group on the experimental work being done by radio amateurs with 146 MHz Digital Television

Packet Module status on board ISS

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
ARISS has received several reports stating that the packet system on ISS is down. Here is what we know and our current forward plan

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
Another odd week with generally fair conditions but varied

RSGB IOTA Contest

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
The upcoming weekend sees this year's edition of the IOTA contest, organised by the RSGB

Jersey radio ham gets publicity for hobby

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
Nigel Utting GJ7LJJ was interviewed by Sophia Bird of Channel TV whilst working portable with a kite antenna

Space lightning over Hawaii

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
This week, automated cameras atop a dormant volcano in Hawaii captured rare footage of Gigantic Jets leaping up from a powerful thunderstorm

ISWL Callsigns for August

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of August 2017

Additional Services Licence

Thu, 27/07/2017 - 09:45
The Additional Services Licence uses the spare spectrum capacity that sits within the frequencies used for the Classic FM broadcast network, and can be used to transmit data UK-wide

Project Amelia Earhart flight nears its end

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
The commemorative around the world flight by pilot Brian Lloyd WB6RQN crossed the Pacific Ocean, landing first at Pago Pago in American Samoa, then Hawaii via a symbolic flyover of Howland Island

Spectrum pollution and intruders put urban radio in doubt

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
The Wireless Institute of Australia report on the speech by Don Beattie G3BJ at the Ham Radio 2017 event in Friedrichshafen

Introducing SmartSDR with SmartLink courtesy of Waters and Stanton and Nevada Radio

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
Finally, remote operation that just works. No boxes to buy, no complicated VPN to set up, no remote desktop, no computer required, and no complexity. Just download, upgrade, purchase, register, and operate from anywhere at any time. Remote so simple it's practically magic!

QIKCOM-1 team expect Eclipse day ISS deployment

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
The US Naval Academy team say their amateur radio QIKCOM-1 APRS Digipeater payload may be deployed from the ISS on August 21

Update on Canada C3 Expedition Award

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
The Polar Prince has been making its way northward along the Labrador Coast visiting communities and places of interest. It is interesting to access the live camera feed to observe the coastline

RSGB IOTA Contest

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
The annual RSGB Islands on the Air Contest runs from 12:00 UTC on Saturday 29 July to 12:00 UTC on Sunday 30 July with phone and CW operation on 80 to 10m

St. Kitts on SO-50

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
John, V47JA/W5JON, has been operating on SO-50 from St. Kitts with some success. The problem for him is that there is terrain in the way from about 320 degrees, north to east. So he is limited to what he can work from his house there

Ham radio at the top of the world

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
An article about the wireless facilities at the Alert base in Nunavut describes amateur radio operation at the northernmost permanently inhabited place in the world

United States Special Event

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
Look for special event station K1T to be active now and until August 5th

Marquesas Islands

Wed, 26/07/2017 - 10:18
Operators Didier F6BCW, Dominique F6DTZ, Le /F1TCV and David K3EL will be active as TX5EG from Hiva Oa Island (OC-027) between July 29th and August 6th

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