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IARU-R1 VHF-UHF-μW Newsletter

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 09:11
The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 VHF-UHF-μW Newsletter is available for free download

Puerto Rico Amateur Radio volunteer force deploys new equipment, groceries

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:40
As their efforts continue to help Puerto Rico recover from the effects of hurricanes Irma and Maria, ARRL Force of 50 volunteers on the island distributed more new Amateur Radio gear to places where it will do the most good

The future of amateur radio video

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:40
Five young radio amateurs from different countries explain what they think the future of amateur radio should look like. They are optimistic, enthusiastic and knowledgeable - take a look!

Organizers announce the 63 teams for WRTC 2018

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:40
WRTC 2018 e.V., organizer and host of the World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) 2018, is proud to announce the 63 teams that will be invited to compete in Germany next July

Radio Clubs of the World Sprint Contest 2017

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:40
After the great welcome of the previous editions, it comes again the 'sprint contest' version of the EANET Award, devoted to the 'Radio Clubs of the World'.

2017 Examination Standards Committee Report

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:40
The RSGB Examination Standards Committee Report 2017 is available for download. It includes a submission about the Air Cadets Organisation Foundation equivalent exam

Election of RAC Director for Ontario South Region

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:40
Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) would like to congratulate Phil McBride, VA3QR/VA3KP, on his re-election as RAC Director for the Ontario South Region

DXCC Most Wanted (ClubLog)

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:40
The DXCC Most Wanted entities list has been updated on ClubLog as of October 1st

Turkish Special Event

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:40
Look for 10 Turkish special event callsigns to be active between October 20th and November 20th

PowerFilm F15-1200 Portable Solar Power for ham radio

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 10:21
Continuing the series on portable power for ham radio, we turn our attention to portable, packable solar power

RadioStrat probe retrieved

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 10:21
The RadioStrat Team reports that they retrieved the probe that they launched on September 25th. On Friday, October 6th, a gardener from Mequinesa (Zaragoza) called them to inform him that he had found the probe hanging from a tree

AMSAT Phase 4 Groundstation Report for the Week 3 October

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 10:21
Michelle Thompson, W5NYV, has released the Weekly Report for the AMSAT Groundstation Team

Sputnik Replica - The Transmitter

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 10:21
In the January edition of the RAZzies magazine Frank Waarsenburg PA3CNO continued to report about building a replica of the original Sputnik 1 transmitter

Proposals to revise the broadband speeds Codes of Practice

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 10:21
Ofcom has just published a consultation on proposed changes to its Codes of Practice on broadband speeds

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 10:21
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 1st October, through Sunday, 8th October there were 217 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 09/10/2017 - 10:21
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Radio Amateurs - a threatened species?

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 10:22
Within ten years – probably less – member society numbers in many countries seem likely to be in freefall

Radio amateurs should keep up with modern times

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 10:22
Radio amateurs made their mark in history when they discovered worldwide HF communications while using radiotelegraphy, which is the correct term for CW. Ten years later they discovered VHF propagation beyond the line-of-sight to the surprise of the radio experts

Makrothen RTTY Contest (Distance Based Scoring = More FUN!)

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 10:22
Most contests use a scoring system based on the number of QSOs made together with the number of multipliers accumulated by each station during the contest. The Makrothen RTTY Contest is different – it scores based on the distance between the two stations

Radio ham provided Morse link after hurricane

Sun, 08/10/2017 - 10:22
The Miami Herald reports Chet Hogue N3BK used amateur radio to link to the outside world when hurricane Irma knocked out phones and Wi-Fi in the Florida Keys