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InnovAntennas - Justin G0KSC to talk at Chelmsford

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 09:51
For their meeting on Tuesday, January 2 the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society are pleased to have guest speaker Justin Johnson G0KSC, antenna developer and founder of InnovAntennas, all are welcome to attend

98% pass rate for radio amateurs upgrading in Cuba

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 09:51
On Saturday, December 16, 103 new radio amateurs passed their examination, and entered Cuba’s third category license (CL prefix), while about a hundred expanded their privileges by moving to the country's top categories (CM and CO)

VK6ARN NewsWest

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 09:51
In the news this week we look back at 2017, follow the stories that coloured our world, look at events that happened, things that changed and things that didn't

Upcoming ARISS contact with Higher National School of Computer Science and Systems Analysis (ENSIAS)

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 09:51
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Higher National School of Computer Science and Systems Analysis on 03 Jan

3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 09:51
We recently reached yet another milestone in our quest to activate Bouvet Island. DAP, the Chilean company that owns and operates the M/V Betanzos and the helicopters has satisfied the last contractual requirements, prior to departure. We submitted to them a "fit for purpose" checklist with 120 items as part of our contract. They have satisfied all the checklist items, and we will be transferring almost ½ million US dollars to them in the next few days

Visually impaired woman sees world through ham radio

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 09:51
The Benton County Enterprise reports blind since birth, Kelly Stanfield of rural Lincoln didn’t let her disability stop her from become an amateur radio operator. She now has the callsign W0YQG

New Year, New Skill - Radio amateurs offer training classes

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 09:51
Is learning a new skill one of your New Year’s resolutions for 2018? If so, amateur radio clubs have a new opportunity for you

Geomagnetic storm predicted

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 09:51
NOAA forecasters say there is a 50% chance of G1-class geomagnetic storms on Jan. 1st when a high-speed stream of solar wind engulfs Earth's magnetic field

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 31/12/2017 - 09:51
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

First transatlantic 472 kHz band contact

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 10:14
The ARRL reports on first transatlantic contact on 630 meters (472 kHz) which took place between David Bowman G0MRF and Dave Riley AA1A

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 134

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 10:14
There is a saying in my family, which I'll translate into English for you, "No Onno, it's not slippery."

Rewind – a look back at our history 60 years ago

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 10:14
The year 1958 was the International Geophysical Year and saw the start of many technical things we have today. During that year the Earth's magnetosphere was discovered plus a number of other notable milestones. The year was important in the development of Amateur Radio and electronics generally

Radio ham gives CubeSat talk at Chaos Communication Congress

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 10:14
On December 29, Pierros Papadeas SV1QVE gave a presentation about the Libre Space Foundation UPSat Open Source satellite to the Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig

EL79 Grid Chase activation

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 10:14
We are kicking off ARRL 2018 International Grid Chase on New Years Day. Members of the Panama City Amateur Radio Club will activate Grid Square EL79 in Northwest Florida using their individual calls. They are K4LIX, N4KGL, N4UVR, and WA6QKN

MacLoggerDX Version 6.16 released

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 10:14
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.16 of MacLoggerDX has been released

REMINDER: W1AW begins scheduled transmissions on 6 meters starting January 2, 2018

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 10:14
Just a reminder that beginning with the 9 AM EST (1400 UTC) fast code practice on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, W1AW will add 6 meters - specifically 50350 kHz - to its regular CW code practice, and CW, digital and phone bulletin transmission schedule

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 30/12/2017 - 10:14
There were no zero-sunspot days over the past reporting week, December 21-27. Then on Thursday, December 28 there were no sunspots. So far in 2017 there have been 102 days with no sunspots, or 28%

IARU addresses new radio spectrum pollution threat

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 10:40
High Power Wireless Power Transmission (WPT) for electric vehicles is seen as having a significant potential for interference to radiocommunications. Addressing this threat requires an increased commitment of resources by potentially affected radiocommunication services, including amateur radio

First IARU-EURAO formal meeting: a firm step forward

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 10:40
Both organizations met in Barcelona on December 2, 2017, with a complete agenda of the whole day to discuss areas of common interest. Almost all subjects were addressed, although with different intensity

ISWL Callsigns for January

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 10:40
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of January 2018

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