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Introducing the Icom IC-R30 Digital/Analogue Wideband Communications Receiver

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
The IC-R30 is Icom's latest wideband handheld receiver. Not only does it receive over a wide (0.1 to 3304.999 MHz) frequency range in AM, FM, WFM, USB, LSB and CW, but it can also decode digital modes including P25, NXDN, dPMR, D-STAR and Japanese domestic DCR

With 300kW from Wittenberg via Vienna to North America

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
The World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) is to be covered in two special broadcasts by Radio DARC. The radio show of the German Amateur Radio Club e.V. will broadcast a program in English on Saturday, July 14 from 11.00 to 12.00 UTC using the 49m short-wave band on 6070 kHz

2m Tape Measure Antenna in free HackSpace magazine

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
To help his 8-year-old nephew get an amateur radio license, Chris Ormsby went looking for a project that was “easy, fast, and required few tools or skills”

ARISS contact planned for two schools in Germany

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with two schools in Germany. Downlink signals should be audible in Europe

EURAO Frequency Guide: a useful and interactive tool

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
As a result of data collected for EURAO Parties, a kind of QSO events held once in each season, a database has been created with most popular frequencies, modes and applications

Sierra Leone operation

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
Mark, KW4XJ, who is now active as 9L1YXJ from Freetown (WW Loc. IJ38jk), informed OPDX that his overseas assignment is for 3 years and he has been there for 9 months now

New HF Managers Handbook available

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
IARU Region 1 have released version 9 of the HF Managers Handbook PDF

Building an RF Direction Finding Robot

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
The RTL-SDR site highlights the work of Humpelstilzchen in getting a robot to drive towards a 433 MHz beacon transmitter

ED8RY: Drago de Gáldar 300th Anniversary

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
On July 7 and 8, the GDXGC and Radio Amateurs of the Northwest Gran Canaria Island will activate the special call sign ED8RY (Canary Islands)

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:06
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 09:35
It certainly seems that conditions are holding up just as I'm away with no kit. Loads of activity with the most popular stations generally being World Cup ones

HamRadioNow: N2RJ for Hudson Division Director

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 09:35
Ria Jairam N2RJ joins Gary Pearce KN4AQ and David Goldenberg W0DHG to discuss her announced plans to run for Hudson Division Director

New WRTC Awards - WRTC Sprint

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 09:35
The World Radiosport Team Championship takes place from July 14 (12z) until July 15 (12z) in parallel to the IARU HF Championship. 63 teams will be competing from identical sites south of Berlin

Get on satellites for Field Day

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 09:35
ARRL report the winner of the June QST Cover Plaque Award is Sean Kutzko KX9X whose article - Get on satellites for Field Day - is now on the web

Big sunspot alert

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 09:35
Yesterday, sunspot AR2715 did not exist. Today, it sprawls across more than 60,000 km of solar surface with a primary dark core wider than Earth

Broadcaster to transmit Field Day greetings in MFSK64

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 09:35
The ARRL reports a 100 kW HF broadcast transmitter in Nauen, Germany, will send Field Day greetings to North American radio amateurs in MFSK64 mode

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 09:35
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

ARISS-Russia FM transmissions from Space Station

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 09:15
On June 20 and 21, the Tanusha satellites will be connected to an antenna on the ISS Russian Service Module and transmit voice messages on 437.050 MHz FM with 145.800 MHz FM relay

Dutch national societies meet regulator

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 09:15
Twice a year the two national amateur radio societies in the Netherlands VERON and VRZA have a meeting with the Radiocommunications Agency

Students take ham radio exam to prepare for ISS contact

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 09:15
Four students passed their amateur radio exams in preparation for a school contact with the International Space Station in August

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