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80-year-old radio ham rescued from top of mast

Tue, 13/03/2018 - 10:08
The Martha’s Vineyard Times reports an 80-year-old radio amateur had to be rescued from his 20-foot-tall (6m) backyard antenna by the Edgartown Fire Department

FCC accuses stealthy startup of launching rogue satellites

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:45
The U.S. communications agency says tiny Internet of Things satellites from Swarm Technologies could endanger other spacecraft

Video review of the LNR Precision W4OP Loop

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:45
LNR Precision have added a magnetic loop aerial to their list of products, a commercial development of a design by W4OP. This 40m - 10m loop boasts great build quality, remote tuning, a 6m option and a host of accessories

HamRadioNow: Radio Relay International

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:45
David W0DHG talks to Jim Wades WB8SWI and Joe Ames W3JY of Radio Relay International about the organization, it's beginnings, how it works, and why

Send your name to the Sun aboard the Parker Solar Probe

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:45
NASA will send your name on a microchip to the Sun aboard the Parker Solar Probe mission due to launch in the Summer of 2018

Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:45
Golkem, TA7AZC, will be active as 1B/TA7AZC from the Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) between March 16-19th. The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) is a self proclaimed state (part of Cyprus), which is only recognized by Turkey

Equinox 'cracks' forming in Earth's magnetic field

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:45
The vernal equinox is less than 10 days away. That means one thing: Cracks are opening in Earth's magnetic field

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 4th March, through Sunday, 11th March there were 226 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

HuskySat-1 145/435 MHz linear transponder cubeSat

Sun, 11/03/2018 - 10:20
A 3U Cube Satellite, dubbed the HuskySat-1, is being developed by an interdisciplinary team at the University of Washington and will be launched into Low Earth Orbit to become the first amateur satellite from Washington state

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sun, 11/03/2018 - 10:20
In this edition of the news we look at 48 years of news history, the making and transmitting of the news that you're listening to right now. In case you're wondering, we've been at it since 1931, that's 87 years of news history and we're still at it today

QSO Today: Richard Newstead, G3CWI

Sun, 11/03/2018 - 10:20
Richard Newstead, G3CWI, as an avid outdoor radio enthusiast, co-founded SOTA or the Summits on the Air program

March GEO Newsletter available for download

Sun, 11/03/2018 - 10:20
The March PDF of the weather satellite publication GEO Newsletter produced by the Group for Earth Observation is now available for free download

How do newcomers become radio amateurs

Sun, 11/03/2018 - 10:20
WIA Board Director Brian VK2GCE recalls how a visit by Geoffrey Booth G8DZJ in 2002 helped put Australia on the road to the Foundation license

Engaging women in Amateur Radio

Sun, 11/03/2018 - 10:20
International Women's Day on March 8 prompted Sterling Coffey N0SSC to think about how ham radio needs to be more engaging and welcoming to women

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 11/03/2018 - 10:20
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at very low levels

Farewell weekend from Z60A

Sat, 10/03/2018 - 10:07
Since the original activity from Kosovo was much hampered by a high noise level at both locations particularly on low-bands, a team led by Pertti, OG2M, Miro, OM5RW and Rudy, OM3PC and Driton, Z61DX has put all its effort into hoisting full size verticals for this weekend from a quiet location beyond the city noise

RAOTA Diamond Jubilee

Sat, 10/03/2018 - 10:07
GB6ØOT is being activated to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee year of the RADIO AMATEUR OLD TIMERS' ASSOCIATION

Foundations of Amateur Radio #144

Sat, 10/03/2018 - 10:07
The ultimate radio shack is a nirvana that most amateurs I've met strive for all their life. One of the many views I've heard on the topic keeps speaking to me, one of minimalism, less is more, what is the absolute minimum that you can use and still call yourself an amateur?

IARUMS: Beijing OTH Radar in 40m

Sat, 10/03/2018 - 10:07
The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports on interference in the amateur radio 7 MHz band caused by one of Beijing's Over The Horizon Radars (OTHR)