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Ofcom publishes first Media Nations report

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 20:50
Ofcom has today published Media Nations 2018, a comprehensive study of major trends in the UK’s television, radio and audio sectors

IOTA news from the DARC

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 20:50
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Watch our latest IC-7610 video on our YouTube channel

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:33
Icom-UK have added a video overview of the highly rated IC-7610 HF/50MHz SDR transceiver to their YouTube channel

60m band allocation for Slovenia (S5)

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:33
The Association of Radio Amateurs of Slovenia (ZRS) has informed the IARU Region 1 HF Manager today that since 14 JUL 2018, after updated national legislation related to the radioamateur service, 60m band is available to S5 radioamateurs

38th Chelmsford Amateur Radio Foundation Course

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:33
The next Foundation training course run by the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) starts Thursday, September 6, bookings are now being taken

UN/Brazil Symposium on Basic Space Technology September 2018

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:33
The theme for the United Nations/Brazil Symposium on Basic Space Technology is 'Creating Novel Opportunities with Small Satellite Space Missions'. The symposium will be held September 11-14, 2018 in Natal, Brazil

Kingdom of eSwatini

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:33
Pista HA5AO will arrive in eSwatini (Swaziland) on September 14th, late afternoon. He plans to operate during his free time between September 16-28th, from the Mountain Inn Resort at Mbabane. He received the 3DA0AO license and an LotW certificate

New Band Plans for New Spectrum

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:33
The International Amateur Radio Union - Region 1 have published their latest VHF Newsletter. It reads: This is an urgent newsletter on behalf of our Irish friends

Applications for re-advertised FM local commercial radio licences

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:33
Ofcom has announced the applicants, and published the applications, for the fully re-advertised FM local commercial radio licences for Bristol (106.5 FM) and Ceredigion

First to take U.S. Tech test - but where?

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:33
The new exam for the U.S. Technician license made its debut - but not where you might think. John Williams VK4JJW has that story

A first time for everything

Tue, 17/07/2018 - 13:33
They say there's a first time for everything and nowhere could that be truer than in amateur radio

Kenwood ham radio transceiver in Die Hard movie

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:03
ARRL have made available an article on the vintage movie Die Hard that featured an amateur radio transceiver believed to be the Kenwood TH-41BT 144/220/440 MHz HT

BIRDS-2 constellation CubeSats transported to ISS for August deployment

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:03
The second generation of CubeSats in the BIRDS constellation now is on board the International Space Station (ISS) and set for deployment in early August using the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) module’s remote manipulator arm

Opening times at Bergen Broadcaster

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:03
Close to the city of Bergen in western Norway, the old MW broadcasting transmitter and building from 1938 forms the basis of a museum at Erdal, on Askøy

19th World ARDF Championships

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:03
The Korean Amateur Radio League (KARL) will be hosting the IARU World ARDF Championships this year (2018) in the beautiful mountainous and seaside surroundings of Sokcho City, Gangwon Province

IARU HF Championship logs

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:03
To help with log cross-checking, the organisers have asked everyone who has operated this weekend in the IARU HF Championship as a competitor to upload their Cabrillo log to the WRTC web site immediately after the contest

Nunavut operation

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:03
Mike will be active from Iqaluit, Nunavut as VY0BRR using all modes and all bands except 160m for several months, at least until Xmas 2018

ShakeMe

Mon, 16/07/2018 - 10:03
ARN has launched interactive advertising technology 'ShakeMe' across iHeartRadio, via an audio ad format launched in December last year by Californian tech company AdsWizz

WRTC 2018

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
cq contest cq test ... The contest has been running for some hours now and the competitors are wrestling each other for points. The bands are "very busy" and finding a free frequency is exhausting

ACMA 5-year spectrum outlook paper 'disappointing'

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 11:57
WIA News reports on the draft 2018-2022 spectrum outlook paper published by the communications regulator ACMA

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