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United Nations grants EURAO special consultative status

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
Last May, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations to EURAO

FoI request to Ofcom on high power CB amplifiers

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
When Peter Sampson asked Ofcom if they'd do anything about CB users running 34 times permit power level Ofcom replied "it is not considered to be a proportionate use of resources"

HamRadioNow: N2RJ for Hudson Division!

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
David Goldenberg W0DHG talks with Ria Jairam N2RJ‏ about her run for ARRL Hudson Division Director

How many UK radio amateurs are there?

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
Following a Freedom of Information request Ofcom has now issued what is believed to be the correct figure for the number of individual radio amateurs in the UK

Equinox cracks are opening in Earth's magnetic field

Sun, 16/09/2018 - 08:34
The northern autumnal equinox is less than a week away. As a result #equinox cracks' are opening in Earth's magnetic field, allowing solar wind to penetrate our planet's magnetosphere

Foundations of Amateur Radio #171

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
The term NVIS, or Near Vertical Incidence Skywave is in my short experience as an amateur heaped with scorn and ridicule. Terms like cloud-warmer come to mind when people discuss the principles associated with NVIS, but that does happen in the context of where I live, that is, one of the most isolated cities on the planet, Perth in Western Australia

The first SSTV radio party in Portugal - 'SSTV 4080'

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
'SSTV 4080' will be the first SSTV radio party in Portugal. This event is part of a wider package of happenings called "2018 Anno Digitalae", organized by ARLA - Asssociação de Radioamadores do Litoral Alentejano for the 2018's calendar of activities

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
In this broadcast - we have news and reminders for the amateur radio community - starting with results from the manager of the 2018 Remembrance Day Contest, and Bob celebrates the result for one of our F-calls

Murrow transmitting station plans to broadcast through Florence

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
Personnel at the Edward R. Murrow Transmitting Station outside Greenville, N.C., are battening down the hatches ahead of Hurricane Florence’s expected Thursday night impact

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 15/09/2018 - 10:04
We observed a return of sunspot activity during the past reporting week (September 6-12), with spots on four days, but not consecutive. Sunspots were visible on September 8-9 and 11-12. Average daily sunspot numbers increased to 7.6, compared to zero over the previous seven days

Hurricane Florence: Radio hams help during disasters

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
WBRC TV News reports amateur radio operators play vital role in hurricane response

Hurricane Florence: ARRL Hurricanes page

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
The ARRL 2018-Hurricanes page provides information and news summarizing the preparations and response by Amateur Radio volunteers who are supporting emergency communications

Radio Nepal back on short-wave

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
Radio Nepal is back on short-wave after six years by adding 5005 kHz to augment its national transmission grid broadcasting on MW and FM. According to a station official, Radio Nepal resumed short wave broadcasts from 02.00 – 5.00 p m Nepali time using a 10 kw transmitter at Khumaltar, Lalitpur in Kathmandu

IARU's crucial work for Amateur Radio

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
Geoff Emery VK4ZPP of WIA News gives his thoughts on the importance of the International Amateur Radio Union that has been meeting in Korea this week

W1AW suspending scheduled transmissions today

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
As part of the ongoing communication efforts with Hurricane Florence, Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will suspend its regular bulletin and code practice transmissions on Friday, September 14

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 14/09/2018 - 09:47
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, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
The most dead and damp week on Ten Metres. I migrated to 17 metres and 30 metres to get some activity

When where UK radio hams first licensed?

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
Following a Freedom of Information request Ofcom revealed some statistics about current amateur radio licence holders

Satellite presenter surprises audience

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
ARRL instructor Clint Bradford K6LCS had a little surprise for the Victor Valley (CA) Amateur Radio Club (VVARC) on September 11

CNN: Ham radio deployment for Hurricane Florence

Thu, 13/09/2018 - 09:36
CNN reports the American Radio Relay League has sent seven ham radio kits to South Carolina to assist with emergency communication ahead of Hurricane Florence

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