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BBC World Service - Waveguide

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
Andy M6VFT‏ notes that episodes of the BBC World Service's Waveguide programme as far back as 1988 are available to listen on iPlayer

More BBC AM transmitters to close

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
On the British DX Club (BDXC) Yahoo Group Nick Buxton reports that BBC AM stations in Lincolnshire and Nottingham are to close

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 11:12
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Slow Scan TV from space Dec 5-6

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
The 145.800 MHz FM Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions from the International Space Station Dec 5-6 should be receivable by radio amateurs around the world

Record man

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
As the International Space Station circles Earth at an altitude of only 400 km, basic radio technology can be used to communicate with it – as long as it flies within sight of the receiver on the ground

New DX-TRAVELER.EU website

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
The website DX-TRAVELER.EU is a new and convenient platform for the traveling Radio amateur

80 year-old Telefunken TX

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
On Sunday the 26th November the Bergen Broadcaster Association - Foreningen Bergen Kringkaster – (FBK) group of amateur radio enthusiasts celebrated the 80th anniversary of the inauguration of this Telefunken LW / MW transmitter station from 1937

CARS help Cubs with radio communications

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
The 1st Woodham Ferrers Hyde Cub Pack asked the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society for help to do their Communicators Badge

New Email Discussion Group

Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:18
Essex Ham has launched a new email discussion group to chat about amateur radio, share ideas and ask questions

Ofcom: Ham radio call sign availability

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 10:26
Derek Flewin asked Ofcom for a list of available (unassigned) amateur radio call signs

Ham College 35

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 10:26
General Amateur Radio Exam part 6. Selecting a frequency. AM, FM and Sideband demonstration. Impedance

The G3NRW IC-7300 Resources Page

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 10:26
Jens, OZ0F writes: Dear OM, Kindly have a look at the 'G3NRW IC-7300 Resources Page'

RAC Canada 150 Award operations update

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 10:26
Volunteers are needed to activate the 14 RAC stations for the RAC Canada 150 Award. The following schedule is as of November 27, 2017 and new volunteers will be added as the names are submitted

Ham radio club welcomes young member

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 10:26
The Shelby County Amateur Radio Club (SCARC) recently welcomed its youngest member, 9-year-old Helena Staggs KN4HDO

ARISS contact planned for Canada

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 10:32
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA with participants at Huntley Centennial Public School, Carp, ON, Canada on 28 Nov

UK ham radio license statistics released

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 10:32
Ofcom has released a PDF containing the last 7 years of monthly UK amateur radio license statistics broken down by class

ICQ Podcast Episode 254 - Active Receive Antennas

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 10:32
In this episode, Martin is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH Martin Rothwell M0SGL Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is Active Receive Antennas

Cork Radio Club mentoring sessions

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 10:32
Cork Radio Club will hold the first of their planned mentoring sessions for people studying for the radio amateur examination on Saturday December 2nd in Carrigtwohill Community Centre with an 11am start

3Y0X Bouvet DXpedition News

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 10:32
Our sea container should now be between the ports of San Antonio, Chile and its destination, Punta Arenas, Chile. The logistics have at times been confounding, but we are actually ahead of schedule with our shipping

Special AMSAT membership offer celebrating RadFxSat/AO-91 launch/commissioning

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 10:32
As part of the preparations for the launch of RadFxSat on November 10th and the successful commissioning of AO-91 (RadFx/Fox-1B) opening it for Amateur use on November 23, AMSAT is making our “Getting Started With Amateur Satellites” book available for a limited time as a download with any paid new or renewal membership purchased via the AMSAT Store

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