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Important update on election for RAC Director Ontario South Region

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The deadline for the return of ballots has been extended until Friday, September 29. Note: the following post includes a revised biographical sketch for Philip A. McBride, VA3QR/VA3KPJ

Solar Eclipse QSO Party sign-up has attracted more than 250 eclipse enthusiasts so far

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The ARRL report the Solar Eclipse QSO Party (SEQP) now is just under a week away - Monday, August 21 - and more than 250 radio amateurs in the US and elsewhere already have signed up to take part

SARL HF Digital Contest next Sunday

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
The second of the three SARL HF Contests, the HF Digital Contest, is on the air next Sunday afternoon, 20 August, from 13:00 to 16:30 UTC with PSK and RTTY activity on 20, 40 and 80 metres

Friedrichshafen SDR Academy talks

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
Videos of the Software Defined Radio Academy talks at the Friedrichshafen Ham Radio 2017 event are now online

Panama Canal lighthouse on air for ILLW

Wed, 16/08/2017 - 09:50
Panama hams will activate 3E1L Miraflores Lighthouse for International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) August 19.20, 2017

Parachute Mobile - Mission 28

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
Parachute Mobile is a unique combination of skydiving and ham radio

ICQ Podcast team interviewed at YOTA

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
Pete M0PSX of Essex Ham caught up with Martin M1MRB and Martin M0SGL from the ICQ Podcast at the YOTA 2017 event in Gilwell Park

AMSAT Phase 4 Groundstation

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
AMSAT Phase 4 Ground will next present at the GNU Radio Conference in September, in San Diego, CA

ICQPODCAST - Youth on the Air (YOTA) 2017 released

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
In this extra episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ and Martin Rothwell M0SGL visit the YOTA 2017 event at Gilwell Park to talk to the participants, organisers and volunteers at this year's event

Cuban hams gather for ILLW

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
Cuban operators will be active as T45FM from the Faro Puta Maya Lighthouse (ILLW CU-005, WW Loc. EL93cd) during the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) between August 19-20th

W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention (13th year)

Tue, 15/08/2017 - 10:27
Dave Anderson, K4SV, reports: The W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention is located at the MainStay Suites in Pigeon Forge, TN, September 22-23rd 2017

Bouvet Island DXpedition receives largest-ever NCDXF grant

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
The 3Y0Z team is extremely grateful to the Northern California DX Foundation for their $100,000 contribution to our Bouvet Island DXpedition. We are honored and privileged to receive the largest grant even given by NCDXF

Book now for RSGB Convention and AMSAT-UK Colloquium

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
This year the AMSAT-UK International Space Collqouium will be incorporated into the RSGB Convention Milton Keynes on October 14-15

HamRadioNow: It Ain't Parity Until We Say It's Parity

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
The Amateur Radio Parity Act drew plenty of critics in its original form (HR 1301, the early days) from hams who thought the government shouldn't stick its nose into private contracts

Huntsville Hamfest 2017 webcast

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
Tom Medlin W5KUB will be live streaming the Huntsville Hamfest again this year. This will be the 15th year to stream

12-year-old radio amateur completes Wainwright Challenge

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
The Westmorland Gazette reports 12-year-old radio ham Lauren Richardson M6HLR is the youngest to make contact from all Wainwright summits

AmateurLogic 107: FT8, Scope Kit, Pi Zero W

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
Peter operates the new FT8 Digital Mode from Joe Taylor. Tommy builds the DSO138 Scope Kit. George discusses the Raspberry Pi Zero W. Wayne build an Antenna Tripod

IARUMS: Eritrea and Ethiopia still in 40m ham radio band

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports Radio Eritrea and Radio Ethiopia are still operating in the 40m band on 7150 and 7175 kHz

BBC to switch off AM local radio transmitters

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
It is reported the BBC will be closing a number of AM local radio stations from January 2018

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 14/08/2017 - 09:31
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Networkfor for the week of Sunday, 6th August, through Sunday, 13th August there were 211 countries active

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