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Malta 'quickie' op

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 09:18
Tev, TA1HZ, will be active as 9H3HZ from Hal Far in Malta. He states, "It will be a very short trip beginning on Friday evening, July 27th, with a participation in the RSGB IOTA Contest (July 28-29th) hopefully as 'Island Station-Dxpedition' category."

OSPOTA Contest 2018

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 09:18
The 11th annual Ohio State Parks On The Air (OSPOTA) Contest will take place between 1400-2200z, on September 8th

NASA to name astronauts assigned to first Boeing, SpaceX flights

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 09:18
NASA will announce on Friday, Aug. 3, the astronauts assigned to crew the first flight tests and missions of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner and SpaceX Crew Dragon, and begin a new era in American spaceflight

Staying longer in Tonga

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 09:18
Roly, ZL1BQD, will be active as A35RR from Togatapu (OC-049) [primarily, but may spend two days on Vava’u (OC-063)] between August 8-17th

Ofcom publishes update on children’s content review

Thu, 26/07/2018 - 09:18
Ofcom has today published an update on our review of children’s content

ISS SSTV to be active Monday/Tuesday

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
The Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station are expected to activate amateur radio Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM during July 30 and 31

Take 5 Challenge

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
Tonight 25 July... the Take 5 experiment. 9PM eastern / 0100 UTC. How many stations can we work? Can we work 30 states? More?

Two Ham Radio events conducted in Western India

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
To popularise Ham Radio in western India, two events were conducted back to back recently by Rajesh Vagadia VU2EXP Regional Coordinator, AMSAT-INDIA

LED lights jam shipping Automatic Identification System

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
VERON report investigators from the Netherlands Radiocommunications Agency have discovered RF Pollution emitted by LED lights caused the loss of AIS shipping signals around 162 MHz

Android Satellite Tracking Applications

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
In his blog Peter 2M0SQL looks at satellite tracking Apps for Android devices

New Datamodes programme on BC bands

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
Starting today, Wednesday 25th of July 2018 at 1830 UTC, there will be a new 30 minute programme featuring various datamodes, such as SSTV and some of the more complex and interesting PSK modes

Vanished airwoman Amelia Earhart’s haunting final distress calls revealed

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
The Metro report the haunting final distress calls of vanished airwoman Amelia Earhart have been pieced together for the first time

RSGB IOTA Contest

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
The upcoming weekend will see this year's edition of the RSGB IOTA Contest. Click here for a link to NG3K's comprehensive list of participating stations

Dutch spectrum regulator opens new customer portal

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
The Dutch radio frequencies regulator, Agentschap Telecom has opened a new customer portal. Amateur radio users and maritime permit holders can use the site to register their details

Lunar eclipse and Martian conjunction

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
Friday, July 27th, is a big night for astronomy. Mars will be at opposition, making a 15-year close approach to Earth

IOTA news from the DARC

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 10:45
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

ILLW reaches 300

Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
Almost right on schedule the 300th entry for this year’s International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend event came in from Germany, (DD5LP), for the lighthouse on the West Mole at Lindau on Lake Constance

Time travel with software defined radio

Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
At HOPE XII, Thomas Witherspoon gave a talk called “Creating a Radio Time Machine: Software-Defined Radios and Time-Shifted Recordings”, an overview of the work he’s been doing recording and cataloging the broadcast radio spectrum

SARL HF Phone, Digital and CW contests in August

Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
The aim of the SARL HF Contests is for participants to contact as many amateurs in Southern Africa as possible on the 20, 40 and 80 metre amateur bands

QRP by the Bay

Tue, 24/07/2018 - 10:20
If you're into QRP, home brewing and HF antennas don't miss Melbourne's QRP by the Bay. Enthusiastic amateurs will gather on Chelsea beach and show off projects, demonstrate antennas and swap experiences

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