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Hamvention officials: No new building for 2019

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
CQ Magazine report there will still be tents for some commercial exhibitors at next year's Dayton Hamvention

New 144 MHz Meteor Scatter record

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
It looks like a new record for a 144 MHz Meteor Scatter contact was set by Fernando EA8TX and Dieter DJ6AG on August 6, 2018

More Newcomers on 5 MHz – Ecuador and Bosnia-Herzegovina

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
The Ecuadorian telecoms regulator, ARCOTEL, has authorized operation on 5 MHz under the new WRC-15 Secondary Allocation 5351.5 – 5366.5 kHz with a maximum power of 25W EIRP

Radio DJ shot inside community radio station

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 09:38
It was radio silence for nearly 6 hours at a Madison, Wisconsin community radio station after one of the DJs was shot early Monday morning

Indonesia - Lombok Earthquake

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
As Radio Amateurs in Indonesia respond for the second time to an Earthquake in the Lombok area, please take care to avoid causing QRM to their activities on 7.110 MHz and emergency activities on satellite IO-86

IARU speaks for the Region’s amateur radio community

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Don Beattie G3BJ reports the past three months have been a busy time for IARU’s Region 1 team involved in spectrum issues of interest to the Amateur Radio service, as we work towards the ITU World Radio Conference 2019

The Perseid meteor shower is underway

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Earth is entering a stream of debris from giant comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle, parent of the annual Perseid meteor shower

Low-Speed Binary Telemetry System RS41

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Mark Jessop VK5QI reports the RS41 mode offer significant benefits for amateur radio balloon flights achieving around 6dB better packet-error-rate performance than RTTY

Amateur radio operators play key role in triathlon

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
KRTV reports on the amateur radio operators whose job is to provide communications during the Race Montana Triathlon in Great Falls

INDEXA 2018 Summer Newsletter

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
John Scott, K8YC, INDEXA V.P. and Editor, reports that "the following URL link will allow you to read and/or download the Summer 2018 issue of the INDEXA newsletter (#122)

Indonesia Special Event

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Members of the Organisasi Amatir Radio Indonesia will activate the following callsigns from 10 different call areas between August 10-17th. Activity is to celebrate the 73rd anniversary of the Republic of Indonesia, and the 18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018

Broadcast-quality audio processor donated for news

Tue, 07/08/2018 - 10:16
Those of us working in the Broadcast world know the name 'OPTIMOD.' Well now Orban Labs, has donated a state-of-the-art audio processor - the all-digital 9300 OPTIMOD-AM - to the ARRL

EI3KD works Cape Verde Islands on 144 MHz to set new DX record

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
On Sunday the 5th of August 2018, Mark Turner EI3KD managed to work D4Z on the Cape Verde Islands off the coast of of Africa on 144 MHz, a distance of some 4163 kms

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
We are honored to have received a grant from the ARRL's Colvin Award Committee. The Colvin Award is funded by an endowment established by Lloyd D. Colvin, W6KG (SK)

VOACAP propagation prediction wheel returns

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
VOACAP (Voice of America Coverage Analysis Program) is free professional high-frequency (HF) propagation prediction software from NTIA/ITS, originally developed for Voice of America (VOA)

Swedish national societies make magazines available

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
Sweden's societies the SSA and ESR both make older issues of their magazines available for free download

9M61, Malaysian special event

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
Look for the special event callsigns with the prefix '9M61' to be active (as of August 1st) through September 1st

WIA sponsor special event callsigns

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) is sponsoring several special event callsigns that will be available between now and the end of 2018. There are time slots available for operators to make use of the callsigns to commemorate the special events

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th July, through Sunday, 5th August there were 211 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 06/08/2018 - 09:38
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

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