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Ham radio operators vital if disaster strikes

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 09:13
KING 5 TV news reports if disaster strikes, emergency officials say we will likely be reliant on a growing network of amateur radio operators

Copying new ham radio satellite AO-91 on launch day

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 09:13
RadFxSat Fox-1B (AO-91) was launched November 18 and Hope KM4IPF and her sister Grace KM4TXT decided to try to copy the Voice ID as the new satellite made its way across the Florida Sky

2018 Macao DXpedition

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 09:13
After 8 months of preparation for this DXpedition, we are proud to announce a DXpedition to Macao (XX9) from the night of March 9th, 2018 to March 17th, 2018

A satellite called OSCAR ?

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 09:13
Ever since the launch of OSCAR I in 1961, it has been traditional for amateur radio satellites to carry the name OSCAR, for "Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio."

Realtime band conditions website

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 09:13
The purpose of this experimental Web site is to provide 24-7-365 actual (REALTIME) band condition information to CW QRPp, QRPe and CW/SSB for Contesters interested in increasing their scores. It can also be of benefit to other Radio Amateurs to determine band conditions for Nets and casual QSO's

New for 2018!

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 09:41
Following on from their successful LFA-Q compact quads, InnovAntennas are adding a more traditional looking quad to their range, which boasts two of the features of the LFA-Q

Video: HamCasters on Ham Radio Now

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 09:41
The name HamCasters was created when Gary used it to label a new Reddit sub designed to be a place for ham radio podcasters, YouTubers, bloggers and media creators in general to announce their work, and for the audience to comment on it

Farnham WebSDR changes URL

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 09:41
Noel G8GTZ reports the popular LF/VHF/UHF/uW web based software defined radio at Farnham near London has changed its URL

Ballots counted in 2017 Director, Vice Director elections

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 09:41
The votes are in, and the ballots have been tallied at ARRL Headquarters in contested Director and Vice Director elections

Kerry Science Festival a great success for the Kerry Amateur Radio Group

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 09:41
Saturday 18th November saw the Kerry Amateur Radio Group exhibit at the Kerry Science Festival. This was a great success with much interest being shown in the club stand by the many visitors to the STEM Showcase

Michigan Section Manager appointment begins on January 1

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 09:41
Jim Kvochick, K8JK, of Brighton, Michigan, has been appointed as Michigan Section Manager for the first half of next year. His appointment will begin on January 1, 2018, and will continue through June 30

Interstellar asteroid 'like nothing seen before'

Tue, 21/11/2017 - 09:41
Last month, telescopes around the world rushed to observe an asteroid from interstellar space as it raced through our Solar System

HamRadioNow: HamSCI / Eclipse - 2017 DCC

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
In this video Nate Frissell W2NAF and team talk about the scientific work carried out by radio amateurs during the 2017 solar eclipse

37th Chelmsford Amateur Radio Foundation Course

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) will be holding their 37th Foundation training course starting Thursday, January 18 - Book Now

Australian Amateurs do first HamTV telebridge outside of Europe

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
Led by Shane, VK4KHZ in Queensland who handled the audio on 2m. and video for a telebridge contact between the ISS and 3 Italian schools on 11 Nov. Four stations across Australia joined together to 'chain' the live video coming down from the ISS on 2.4 Ghz

Voodoo Contest Group in Suriname

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
Members of the Voodoo Contest Group will be active as PZ5V from Paramaribo during the CQWW DX CW Contest (November 25-26th) as a Multi-2 entry

A sign of hope from Argentina’s vanished submarine: Seven mysterious signals

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
A sign of hope from Argentina’s vanished submarine: Seven mysterious signals The Argentine government was trying to determine whether the signals could be used to pinpoint the sub

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 12th November, through Sunday, 19th November there were 232 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 20/11/2017 - 10:13
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

RadFxSat launched, designated AMSAT-OSCAR 91 (AO-91)

Sun, 19/11/2017 - 09:20
The Delta II rocket carrying RadFxSat (Fox-1B) launched at 09:47:36 UTC on November 18, 2017 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California