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Motorola, Vodafone sign contract to continue Airwave beyond 2020

Wed, 07/03/2018 - 10:12
Motorola Solutions and Vodafone have agreed on a plan to keep the Airwave TETRA mission-critical voice network operational through at least 2020, while the U.K. Home Office said a report with a revised timeline and budget for the Emergency Service Network (ESN) should be available by end-July

Trevor Baylis: Wind-up radio inventor dies aged 80

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
Trevor Baylis from Twickenham, London, died on Monday, March 5, 2018 of natural causes after a long illness. His wind-up radio made communications available to people across Africa without access to electricity

RSGB HQ stations in Commonwealth Contest next weekend

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
The Commonwealth Contest (10-11 March 2018) (where 'CQ Beru' is used to solicit QSOs) is a great opportunity for G stations to work Commonwealth DX stations

Bouvet Island DXpedition News

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
The 3Y0Z team members are safely home. We have been home about two weeks now, after 31 days aboard our vessel M/V Betanzos

Network Radios – a route into Amateur Radio?

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
Chris Rolinson G7DDN examines the challenges facing amateur radio and wonders if Network Radios are where next “wave” of Radio Hams is to be found

XX9B Macao DXpedition

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
we are pleased to confirm our final band plan during the XX9B DXpedition to be on the air between March 9th, 2018 and March 17th, 2018

Notice of Interruption - MSF 60 kHz Time and Frequency Signal

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
The MSF 60 kHz time and frequency signal broadcast from Anthorn Radio Station will be shut down on Thursday 8 March from 10:00 to 14:00 UTC

Raspberry Pi Birthday Jam interviews on Phoenix FM

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
Interviews with Essex STEM ambassadors David Whale, Ed Bye G8FAX and Peter Sipple M0PSX were broadcast on Essex station Phoenix FM at 3:30pm on Monday, March 5

Eire ham radio examination report released

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
The Amateur Station Licence Examination Report 2018 has been published by the IRTS Licence Examination Board

The worsening Cosmic Ray situation

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
Cosmic Rays are bad--and they're getting worse. That's the conclusion of a new paper just published in the research journal Space Weather

Busiest ever YL ham radio net

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 09:37
This month’s Essex Ham Young Ladies Net, hosted by Dorothy M0LMR, was held at 8pm on Saturday, March 3 on the Danbury 2m FM repeater GB3DA

AmateurLogic.TV - Icom IC-7610 in depth

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:09
It’s the IC-7610 video you’ve been waiting for… Ray Novak, N9JA joins George, W5JDX and Tommy, N5ZNO of AmateurLogic.TV for an in depth look at the new IC-7610

500,000 Hits - Was it YOU?

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:09
At 2:33PM PST today, Clint Bradford, K6LCS's '' website received its 500,000th hit. It was one of these two visitors ... Was it YOU?

HamRadioNow: Yuma ARES and Agency Relationships

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:09
Curmudgeon hams will rant about how professional Emcomm agencies see no value in ham radio. And in some areas that's true. The ARES forum from the Yuma AZ Hamfest - Roozy Moabery W1EH, ARRL DEC for part of the sprawling Los Angeles area, talks about how hams there have created a great working relationship with their served agencies

ICQPodcast Episode 261

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:09
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Bill Barnes N3JIX and Chris Howard M0TCH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is - Book Review 2018

EI100MCV – Operators required

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:09
EI100MCV is the call sign issued by ComReg to the National Maritime Museum Radio Club in Dunlaoghaire for the year 2018. This call sign which includes the letters of the original call sign ‘MCV’ of the RMS Leinster is to commemorate the Centenary of the sinking of the RMS Leinster in the Irish Sea on 10 October 1918 just a month before the end of World War 1

QSO Today: Falling Derrick Method

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:09
Rick Karlquist, N6RK is a long time amateur radio operator who likes contests, DX, and over the years acquired a large square of property in California’s Central Valley to have enough room to build his antenna farm

ECBF-EURAO partnership: working on a new collaboration

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:09
The European Citizen's Band Federation is an experienced organization, founded in 1976, and devoted to coordinate efforts and defend interests of CB users. It is member of ETSI and AER

Israel Special Event/Contest

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:09
Operators Arthur/4X4DZ, Alex/4Z4AK, Hilik/4X6YA and Jan/4X1VF will be active with the special callsign 4X0BG between 1000 UTC, April 20th and 2200 UTC, April 21st

DXCC Most Wanted

Mon, 05/03/2018 - 10:09
The 'DXCC Most Wanted' entities list has been updated on ClubLog