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ISWL Callsigns for September

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 10:27
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of September

Guides for new radio hams

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 10:27
The Essex Ham site has a number of guides aimed at new radio amateurs

Arctic radar to probe 'space weather'

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 10:27
BBC News reports on the EISCAT-3D radar project to be built by UK, China, Japan and Northern European countries

Lighthouse activation

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 10:27
On Friday, September 15 at 2000UTC the Maritime Lighthouse Amateur Radio Group (MLARG) will activate the Souris, Prince Edward Island lighthouse (CAN 464)

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 24/08/2017 - 10:27
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Ofcom amateur radio Freedom of Information requests

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:20
Some of the Freedom of Information requests submitted to the UK communications regulator Ofcom are available on the web

Radio hams active for solar eclipse

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:20
The Tribune describes how amateur radio operators participated in the solar eclipse from indoors

Lightning Scatter on 50 MHz

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:20
The South African Radio League (SARL) say Lightning Scatter is another VHF propagation mode, but that two-way contacts have never been tried in South Africa

Space 1977

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:20
Voyager 1 and 2: Still operating after 40 years in the depths of space

Oceania DX Contest NZ Club Award

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:20
Want a fun branch activity and maybe win a nice plaque for the clubrooms? Why not have a go at the Oceania DX Contest NZ Club Competition award?

Ham radio for breakfast

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:20
The ABC 97.3 FM Illawarra breakfast program recently heard about Amateur Radio

Foundation Licence training plus a Standard Bridging course

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:20
Amateur Radio Victoria has training for the entry level Foundation Licence and those already qualified at that level can join a Standard Licence Bridging Course

BBC World Service launches £289 million expansion with services in new languages

Wed, 23/08/2017 - 09:20
The BBC World Service will extend its reach across the world as it launches new services in 12 languages such as Amharic, Afaan Oromo and Tigrinya from next month

Emergency call via GB3WR - M6MGE and G6ASK

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 10:05
Mike M6MGE unexpectedly had to handle a 999 (equiv 911) emergency call from John G6ASK via the repeater GB3WR

Biggest Exam 2017 in Bangladesh

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 10:05
Amateur Radio Exam 2017 successfully completed by BTRC Spectrum Division on 19 August 2017, more then 250 candidates participated in this exam

Counties Contest

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 10:05
The IRTS 2 metres Counties Contest, in which EI and GI counties are multipliers, takes place on Sunday next, 27th August from 2pm to 4pm local time

SARL HF CW Contest next Sunday

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 10:05
The last of the three SARL HF Contests, the HF CW Contest, will be on the air next Sunday, 27 August, from 13:00 to 16:30 UTC with CW activity on 20, 40 and 80 metres

WorldDAB at IBC2017

Tue, 22/08/2017 - 10:05
A DAB radio will be given away each day - you need to visit the WorldDAB stand

ICQPODCAST - FT8 and Essex Hams

Mon, 21/08/2017 - 10:21
In this episode, Martin M1MRB/W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Matthew Nassau M0NJX and Chris Howard M0TCH to discuss the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is Essex Hams and FT8