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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 10/06/2018 - 09:36
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

Amateur radio society's agreement with Dominican Civilian Defense

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
On May 30, Radio Club Dominicano, represented by Mr. Hugo Ramón, accompanied by a group of RCD members, signed a cooperation agreement with the Civilian Defense entity of the Dominican Republic

ILLW reaches 200 mark

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
It has been a very interesting week in our journey towards this year’s International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) event, which is now only two and a half months away

Foundations of Amateur Radio #157

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
We as radio amateurs log things. We log our contacts, we log our progress towards an award, we log how many different countries we've contacted, which stations we heard with WSPR, how many kilometres we managed per watt, which stations were in a net, what callsigns received a QSL card, what location we're in when we made a contact. You get the point, we log things, many things and for many different reasons

International Air Ambulance Week 2018

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
This year's International Air Ambulance Week will take place between 8th-16th september with the focus on supporting and generating donations for flying medical services around the world. The event covers two weekends, giving amateurs a great chance to get involved and support the event

Planning permission for amateur radio mast rejected

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
A Suffolk radio amateur has been inexplicably denied permission for a very modest slim, retractable mast just 10 metres high

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
A sky full of satellites, musings on the lot of the YL and the ACMA engaging us in a consultation. Not a bad mix. Welcome to NewsWest, the Amateur Radio news programme for the VK6 call area and beyond

Mars approaches Earth, outshines Sirius

Sat, 09/06/2018 - 09:45
Mars is approaching Earth for an almost once-in-a-generation close encounter in late July. This week, the brightness of Mars surpassed that of Sirius, making the Red Planet brighter than any star in the sky

Sailor grateful for Maritime Mobile Service Network assistance

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 09:45
Phoenix sailor and radio amateur Timothy Henning, KE7WMZ, has expressed his gratitude to the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) for intercepting and handling his distress call on 14.300 MHz

EU RSPG WRC-19 public consultation

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 09:45
The EU Radio Spectrum Policy Group is holding a Public Consultation on the Draft RSPG Opinion on the ITU-R World Radiocommunication Conference 2019

Ofcom Consultation: World Radiocommunication Conference 2019

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 09:45
Ofcom has published a consultation on the UK’s preparations for the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) of the International Telecommunication

Amateur radio Field Day in the press

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 09:45
The Journal Tribune reports amateur radio Field Day demonstrates science, skill, service

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 08/06/2018 - 09:45
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Radio ham astronaut named as Minister for Science

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 09:32
Radio amateur and astronaut Pedro Duque KC5RGG / ED4ISS has been named as Minister of Science in the new Spanish Government

Early start for 434 MHz balloon launch

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 09:32
Students at Enfield County School will be up early on Saturday, June 9 - their high altitude balloon transmitting on 434.314 MHz launches at 03:30 GMT (04:30 BST)

Homebrew SSB transceiver

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 09:32
Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about the videos by Charlie Morris ZL2CTM showing the design and construction of an amateur radio SDR SSB transceiver

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 09:32
Best of the DX, EH1EH (Spain), FY5KE (French Guiana, YB725SBY (Indonesia), AO18FWC (Spanish World Cup). There was quite a lot of DX about with Friday and Saturday needing 4 contacts to get into the list

HEMA Activity Day

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 09:32
HEMA, the Humps Excluding Marilyns Award, is a programme similar to SOTA which involves chasing and activating summit

FCC proposes $2.8 million fine against manufacturer

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 09:32
The Federal Communications Commission is proposing to come down hard on a manufacturer whose devices could potentially transmit without authorization in certain radio frequency bands

MSF Outage 14 June 2018

Thu, 07/06/2018 - 09:32
The MSF 60 kHz time and frequency signal broadcast from Anthorn Radio Station will be shut down on Thursday 14 June from 10:00 to 14:00 BST