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Emergency Comms activities in Region 1 - Oct 13/14

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 09:45
October 13/14 was a busy weekend in IARU Region 1 with two major exercises and at least one emergency happening

Ofcom issue M5 + two letter callsign

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 09:45
The UK communications regulator Ofcom has issued what is believed to be the very first M5 + 2 letter callsign - M5ET

M7 ham radio callsigns

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 09:45
It has been reported that M7 Foundation callsigns are now being issued by Ofcom

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 09:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 7th October, through Sunday, 14th Oct there were 228 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

QSO Today - Ken Oelke - VE6AFO

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:06
Ken Oelke, VE6AFO, stepped up to the plate for his local amateur radio club and ended up making leadership in local and national Canadian amateur radio organizations the major focus of his ham radio activity

Special callsign to commemorate the end of World War 1

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:06
At approximately 05:00 on Monday 11 November 1918, the Armistice was signed in a railway carriage of Marshall Foch's special train located in the forest at Rethondes in France on the western front

Earth just dodged a meteor storm

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:06
On Oct. 8-9, European sky watchers were amazed when a flurry of faint meteors filled the sky at midnight. It was an outburst of the annual Draconids meteor shower. Turns out, that outburst was just the tip of the iceberg

ARISS contact planned for schools in Kuenzelsau, Germany

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:06
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Ganerben-Gymnasium Kuenzelsau + Georg-Wagner-Schule, Kuenzelsau, Germany

AO-92 L-band demo by N8HM at Hamvention

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:06
John Brier, KG4AKV, has produced a video showing Paul Stoetzer, N8HM, working AMSAT-OSCAR 92 (Fox-1D) in L/v mode (1267.359 MHz uplink, 145.880 MHz downlink) using AMSAT's club callsign, W3ZM/8, at the 2018 Dayton Hamvention

ISS FundRazr campaign

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:06
AMSAT and ARISS are currently supporting a FundRazr campaign to raise $150,000 for critical radio infrastructure upgrades on ISS

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:06
This is our History of Amateur Radio edition, and we’ve delved into the past to tell you how Amateur Radio was way back when

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 14/10/2018 - 10:06
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

Interview with Howard Michel, WB2ITX, the ARRL’s new CEO

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 08:15
Dan KB6NU, publisher of the 'No Nonsense' amateur radio podcast writes: I’m very excited about this episode. After reading about the selection of the new ARRL CEO, I kind of joked with my co-host Tom, KB5RF, that we should get him on our podcast. Tom said, “Well, why not?” So, I asked, and he agreed!

New FREE RS-R30 remote control software available for the IC-R30 Communications receiver

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 08:15
After recently being demonstrated at the Tokyo Hamfair, we are pleased to announce that the new RS-R30I (for iOS)/RS-R30A (for Android) remote control software for the IC-R30 Communications Receiver is now available to download for FREE from the App Store and Google Play

Radio hams assist in Hurricane Michael aftermath

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 08:15
WFLA TV News reports on how amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves and interviews Lee Paulet KK4VNZ

RSGB release Board Proceedings for May-July

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 08:15
The RSGB Board Proceedings for the May, June and July 2018 meetings have been released

A village of amateur radio

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 08:15
The tourist office of Saint-Malo in Brittany are promoting 'a village of amateur radio'

EURAO Party - Autumn 2018: discover the 60m band

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 08:15
The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party which is on the air NOW, this time with the motto: "discover the 60m band"

Australian scouts prepare for JOTA/JOTI

Sat, 13/10/2018 - 08:15
A reminder that next weekend 20th and 21st is Jamboree On the Air. It is anticipated there will be more than 8000 Scouts and Girl Guides participating in Australia and more than 1 million world-wide

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