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AMSAT Phase4 weekly report - User Input for Remote Operation

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 10:44
Remote operation is one of the most talked about and most requested feature in amateur radio. AMSAT's Ground Station Lead Michelle Thompson, W5NYV has posted the video for the Phase4 weekly report

Three contests in South Africa this week

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 10:44
Three popular contests are scheduled to take place in South Africa this week - the SARL 80 m QSO Party, AWA Valve QSO Party and the Spring QRP Contest

Full Kletskous cubesat to fly on BACAR

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 10:44
The AMSAT SA Kletskous team is putting the final touches on the CubeSat to be tested on the BACAR flight on 21 October 2017

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 01/10/2017 - 10:44
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

RF pollution from LED bulbs in Elektor Magazine

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:05
Elektor Magazine reports the German Amateur Radio Club (DARC) has issued a press release identifying domestic LED light bulbs as a source of electrical interference

FCC chief tells Apple to turn on iPhone's FM radio chip

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:05
Following the devastation from recent hurricanes, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says Apple should 'step up to the plate' and put Americans' safety first

MacLoggerDX Version 6.14 released

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:05
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.14 of MacLoggerDX has been released

Tuning-in a radio station is a dying art

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:05
The BBC's David Sillito asked people to tune a radio set to BBC Radio 1, but does anyone know how to tune a radio these days?

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:05
Over the past week we saw solar indices decline. Lower activity persists, and the uptick in solar activity on September 2 to 10, when sunspot numbers were 71, 96, 122, 122, 79, 94, 89, 49 and 38 and solar flux was 100, 120, 140, 121, 133, 129, 117, 107 and 100 will probably not be seen again til the upside after solar minimum, perhaps in 2021 or 2022. But perhaps we will be surprised again

Harold E Holt station reaches 50-year milestone

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:05
Australia and the USA have just celebrated the 50-year anniversary of the official commissioning of Naval Communication Station Harold E Holt in Exmouth, Western Australia (VK6)

RAC Affiliated Club Insurance Program

Sat, 30/09/2017 - 10:05
Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications from Amateur Radio clubs across the country for our Liability Insurance Program for 2018

Traditional ham radio no longer so attractive

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
IARU President Tim Ellam VE6SH/G4HUA pointed out to the IARU Region 1 General Conference in Landshut that traditional aspects of Amateur Radio may not be attractive to all newcomers

Essex Amateur Radio Speakers Directory

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
Organising new and interesting talks for your amateur radio club can be a challenge, Essex Ham provide a handy speakers guide page to help

Surprisingly strong geomagnetic storm

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
Knowing that a solar wind stream was heading for Earth, forecasters predicted a geomagnetic storm last night. However, they didn't predict it would be so strong, a G3-class event

MUARC raise money for Air Ambulance

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
At the recent Amateur event Air Ambulance Week, Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club were activating from the Ulster Aviation Society which is on the site of the very first Northern Ireland Air Ambulance

NASA Television coverage of upcoming US spacewalks

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
Three American astronauts aboard the International Space Station will embark on a trio of spacewalks in October to perform station maintenance. NASA Television will provide live coverage of the spacewalks

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 121

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
Today I have a confession to make. Looking back it's clear that once your brain goes down a certain path, it's easier to follow the path than to find an alternative one

Free ATV Magazine

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
CQ-DATV 52 is now available for download. In this issue we have made a change to News. It has become News and World Roundup, so that we can include past events that you might have missed and perhaps want to put in your diary for next year

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