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IRTS Annual General Meeting

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
IRTS AGM 2018 will be taking place on the 14th and 15th April in the Galway Bay Hotel. Lectures will be held on Saturday afternoon from 2pm

IOTA news from the DARC

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:27
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

5Mhz band access trial

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
NZART is pleased to announce that it has negotiated with RSM and the NZ Defence Force to obtain a licence to allow limited operation by ZL amateur operators on 60m on a trial basis

Arthur Collins W0CXX

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
The Gazette looks back on the achievements of a Cedar Rapids inventor Arthur Collins W0CXX, who pushed communication boundaries and led a Fortune 500 company

AM and CW on ANZAC Day, 25th April 2018

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
The traditional AM and CW event organised by Mike 'Banjo' Patterson VK4MIK and the Tablelands Radio Group of Far North Queensland, will again take to the air for the 8th year

Ogden named High Desert's 'Ham of the Year'

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
KTVZ TV News reports John Ogden W9CZ has been awarded 'Ham of the Year' by the High Desert Amateur Radio Group

AMSAT at the 2018 Hamvention - Call for volunteers

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
The 2018 Hamvention will be held on May 18-20, 2018 at Greene County Fairground and Expo Center in Xenia Ohio. Planning is under way for AMSAT's participation!

Crozet and Glorioso Islands will probably stay rare for now

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
A letter written by Sebastien, F5UFX, was sent out to the media this past weekend explaining the status of Amateur Radio from the French overseas territories and their project for an expedition to Crozet and Glorioso Islands

Surprise geomagnetic storm

Tue, 20/03/2018 - 09:26
On March 18th, an unexpected crack opened in Earth's magnetic field, sparking a brief but potent G2-class geomagnetic storm

HF Voyager

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
Jupiter Research Foundation Amateur Radio Club (JRFARC) has integrated an HF transceiver with an autonomous ocean-going drone. Our mission is to deploy a ham radio station that roams the world's oceans while providing an opportunity for amateur radio operators everywhere to make contacts with rare locations

Two 9-year-olds complete Indonesian ham radio exam

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
Two young people aged 9 where among the 291 people who took the amateur radio exam in Surabaya using the new online State Amateur Radio Examination (UNAR) and Licensing system

BBC to shelve FM switch-off plan

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
The BBC has cancelled plans to switch-off FM radio broadcasts and force millions of listeners to tune into digital transmissions

ICQ Podcast Episode 262 - Upgrading to your next radio

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
In this episode, Martin is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is - Upgrading to your next radio by Chris Howard M0TCH

New exhibition at Bletchley Park

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
Opening on 24 March 2018, a new, permanent exhibition at Bletchley Park will tell the story of the Bombe machines that helped break the Enigma code in the actual location that housed the machines

Australia hosts international spectrum meeting

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
In preparation for the World Radio Conference in 2019 (WRC-19) there are a number of preparatory meetings that are undertaken. One of these in the Asia Pacific Region is the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Preparatory Group. This is the third of five regional summits in the lead-up to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) WRC

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 11th March, through Sunday, 18th March there were 231 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 19/03/2018 - 09:36
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

China's DSLWP-A1/A2 satellites to transmit Amateur Radio data from the Moon

Sun, 18/03/2018 - 10:04
China is planning to launch the Chang’e 4 lander and rover which is slated to land on the far side of the moon in December. The lander configuration will use a relay satellite for a control and data link with Earth

AmateurLogic 115: Hamfest Acadian Style

Sun, 18/03/2018 - 10:04
Tommy, George and Emile visit the 2018 Acadiana Hamfest in Rayne, LA. Good food, good friends and good times in South Louisiana. We visit with vendors and attendees to find out what makes this event so special. Emile teaches Tommy and George the proper way to eat Crawfish

Top 10 reasons to come to AMSAT at the Hamvention

Sun, 18/03/2018 - 10:04
10. Rub shoulders with 25,000 of your best friends at the largest hamfest in the United States, including all of the AMSAT Directors and senior officers. See the latest equipment from Icom, Yaesu, Kenwood, Flex, Alinco, M2, Arrow, and many other manufacturers of amateur radio equipment and accessories. Take advantage of discounted pricing you won't find anywhere else.. Now, read the other 9 reasons...

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