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According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 10th June, through Sunday, 17th June there were 215 countries active
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
In a repost by YT9TP (Serbia) it would appear that the International Telecommunication Union has officially confirmed use of the Z6 prefix is illegal
Bad ass and blind is how my guest on QSO Today describes himself on his website and the release of his new jazz music album of the same name
A few weeks ago, several prolific Reverse Beacon Network (RBN) nodes began spotting FT8 signals, using the combination of WSJT-X and an unreleased Aggregator Version 5
Analog Devices has recently released a new 375 page text book for free called 'Software-Defined Radio for Engineers, 2018'
On Hackaday Al Williams WD5GNR writes again about the work of Charlie Morris ZL2CTM
New to Amateur Radio, this show is for YOU! This week, new amateur calls on air, a new FreeDV on-air net, courses, contests and calendar updates and that's just to whet your appetite
Tom Adams, ZS6OMT from Potchefstroom notified SARL News that he advertised on the SARL Swap Shop for an Electronic Morse keyer and got a response from a Graham Mckinnon from Bredasdorp in the Western Cape with mobile number 083 338 0586
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
Get the most up to date cloning/programming files of Icom D-STAR radios and data files of UK D-STAR repeaters and reflectors
The most up to date cloning/ programming files for Icom D-STAR radios and data files of UK D-STAR repeaters and reflectors can be found on the Icom UK D-STAR microsite
Get a Contesting Buddy There is a solitude about amateur radio. Sitting in your shack, listening to the bands, trying to locate an elusive station and if you're doing a contest then even that can be something that you do alone. Don't get me wrong, I like my own company as much as the next introvert, but there is much joy to be found in finding a companion
The RSGB reports a new much faster online process is now available for all Full Licensees to access the 70.5-71.5 MHz experimental band
The EURAO Newsletter comes out quarterly, either in pdf format and as a website
Janusz Wegrzyn, SP9FIH, has won the 2017 Single-Operator Cass Award. 'The Cass Awards encourage DXpedition operating excellence.'
Members of the Quake Contesters will be active as E6Y at Turtle Lodge in the Makefu area on Niue Island (OC-040) between October 6-16th
Dear fellow radio amateur: It's our hope that you might help us spread the word about the 66th annual W9DXCC DX Convention and Banquet on Sept. 14-15th, 2018, in Schaumburg, Illinois
Sunspots returned a few days ago after a 7-day absence. Average daily sunspot number dropped from 12.9 in last week's report to 4 this week. Average daily solar flux dropped from 73.2 to 69.4
Yes folks a really good week when the entry point for the list was raised from three to four. It’s been a long time since that happened. Anyway, most popular DX of the week was, AO18FWC who cracked 6 days out of 7 as top dog although there were quite a few more 18FWCs on air and some 18FIFAs too. There was plenty more DX out there
Around mid April, the 2.4 GHz Ham Video transmitter onboard the ISS Columbus module stopped working