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The SARL YL Sprint

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 09:51
The 2018 SARL YL Sprint will take place on Thursday 9 August from 12:00 to 14:00 UTC, please note the new time!

Significant changes in store for FT8 and MSK144 with WSJT-X Version 2.0

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
WSJT-X co-developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, has announced that major changes are coming to the FT8 and MSK144 digital protocols when WSJT-X version 2.0 arrives in a few months

New ham radio Science Citizen Investigation association

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
South Africa's AMSAT SA and the SARL plan to launch a new association, Amateur Radio Science Citizen Investigation, or HamSCI SA

QSO Today - Dr. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
Dr. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, is a pioneer in RF oscillator and receiver design. Over the last 40 years N1UL has authored over 60 articles for QST and QEX magazines, in addition to books, academic papers, and articles

Norwegian MP: DAB radio in Norway is a tragedy

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
The DAB fiasco will become a major political issue Experience so far leaves no doubt that the closure of the FM network and the introduction of DAB is a tragedy for the Norwegian people - Norwegian MP

South Africa to host YOTA participants in August

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
With less than two weeks to go, this year's participants will be packing their bags for the annual Youngsters On The Air event in August hosted by the SARL in South Africa

Spectrum planning for small-scale DAB

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
Ofcom is inviting expressions of interest from parties wishing to operate a small-scale DAB multiplex, and from radio stations wishing to broadcast on these in the future

W/VE Island QSO Party

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
The U.S. Islands Awards Program (USI) and the Canadian Islands Activators (CIA) announce the annual W/VE Island QSO Party, 1200z 25 August – 0300z 26 August, 2018. 15 hours

OSCAR Number Administrator William 'Bill' Tynan, W3XO steps down

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
William “Bill” Tynan, W3XO has stepped down as the AMSAT OSCAR Number Administrator citing poor health

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 29/07/2018 - 09:36
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

Listen out for HAARP WSPR 80m transmissions

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
Chris Fallen KL3WX will be using 80 kilowatts into the massive HAARP antenna array in Alaska for WSPR experiments in the 80m band from July 30 to August 1

Announcing Russian Slow Scan TV Event

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
ARISS Russia is planning another of their popular MAI Slow Scan Television (SSTV) experiment events

RaDAR Challenge Hiking and HF Portable

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
On July 14 2018, I participated in the RaDAR Challenge. The RaDAR Challenge promotes rapid deployment, self-sufficient, roving ham radio stations, with an emphasis on the exchange of accurate information between those stations

Foundations of Amateur Radio #164

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
Recently I had a conversation with a group of amateurs, ranging in experience from newbie to salty, from purchase to build, from buy to scrounge, in other words, the whole range

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
In the news this week we discover some of the stories behind building and inventing things within the hobby of Amateur Radio

Milliwatt DX on 868 MHz

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
Priyanka Garg writes about some spectacular DX achieved by LoRaWAN Internet of Things enthusiasts using just 25 milliwatts ERP in licence exempt UHF spectrum

Ham radio on Fox TV

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
Fox TV reports Amateur Radio operators keep communication lines open during disaster

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
A single small sunspot appeared on July 21, then disappeared. Previous to that, no sunspots appeared since June 26. The daily sunspot number on July 21 was 11, which is the minimum non-zero sunspot number

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 20th July, through Friday, 27th July there were 202 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Sat, 28/07/2018 - 10:15
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin