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NASA InSight lander arrives on Martian surface to learn what lies beneath

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 09:16
Mars has just received its newest robotic resident. NASA's Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander successfully touched down on the Red Planet after an almost 7-month, 300-million-mile (458-million-kilometer) journey from Earth

FCC send radio ham notice of unlicensed operation

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 09:16
ARRL say the FCC Enforcement Bureau on November 7 issued a Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NoUO) to Technician licensee Daryl Thomas, KE6MWS, of Carmichael, California, for allegedly operating an unlicensed FM radio s

Android App connects to D-STAR

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 09:16
David PA7LIM reports the Peanut App enables you to talk to radio amateurs around the world via an Android device. Some of the rooms are connected to D-STAR reflectors

Propagation de K7RA

Tue, 27/11/2018 - 09:16
We saw sunspots return recently, but only for a week, November 13-19. From last week's bulletin, average daily sunspot number rose from 3.1 to 9.4, while average daily solar flux rose from 68.5 to 70.8

Austria: Ham radio regulatory changes

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 09:45
The ÖVSV reports Manfred Mauler OE7AAI has summarized the amendments to the new Austrian Telecommunications Act in relation to Amateur Radio

HRN 406 Woolsey Fire and Ham Radio

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 09:45
Ben Kuo AI6YR visits in studio with David W0DHG to talk about how Ham Radio played a part in the recent Woolsey Fire in Southern California. Over 90,000 acres and 1400 structures, and 3 lives were lost

Mars landing! Interplanetary cubesats to broadcast touchdown

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 09:45
Today, Monday, Nov. 26th, NASA will attempt to land a new robot on the planet Mars

ARISS contact planned for students in Troyes, France

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 09:45
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Ecole Primaire Jean Jaures et Arnaud, Troyes, France

Ofcom issuing 1x2 ham radio call signs

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 09:45
Billy McFarland GM0OBX submitted a Freedom of Information request to Ofcom to find out how many amateur radio 1x2 call signs have been issued recently

Morsum Magnificat clears archives

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 09:45
The Dutch society VERON reports the Morsum Magnificat magazine which was founded in 1983, will clean up its archives in February 2019

ICQ Podcast - National Radio Centre

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 09:45
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Ed Durrant DD5LP and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is National Radio Centre

Digital Radio Lecture

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 09:45
The Galway VHF Group will be holding a lecture on Digital Radio in the Insight Building - part of the UCG Data Science Institute located in the IDA Business Park, Lower Dangan (opposite the Westwood Hotel), Galway

ARRL 10m Contest

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 09:45
The ARRL 10 Meter Contest is described as an event 'for Amateurs worldwide to exchange QSO information with as many stations as possible on the 10 meter band'

Fox-1Cliff launch scheduled for 28-Nov-2018 at 18:32 UTC

Sun, 25/11/2018 - 08:05
SpaceX has announced that the SSO-A: Smallsat Express mission is scheduled for launch on November 28, 2018

IARU represents Amateur Radio at key ITU meetings

Sun, 25/11/2018 - 08:05
International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Radiocommunication (R) Study Groups continued their preparations in the past three weeks in Geneva for the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19)

QSO Today - David Malin - AA6RV

Sun, 25/11/2018 - 08:05
David Malin, AA6RV, spent over 20 years working for the City of Los Angeles as its Emergency Coordinator and Emergency Administrator for the Port of Los Angeles

Donation to boost ham radio emergency capability

Sun, 25/11/2018 - 08:05
ABC Eyewitness News reports on a radio equipment donation which the Salvation Army says will improve disaster response

FCC rejects AMSAT orbital debris petition

Sun, 25/11/2018 - 08:05
The FCC has rejected a Petition for Reconsideration that AMSAT filed 14 years ago, seeking to exempt Amateur Radio satellites from the FCC’s satellite orbital debris mitigation requirements

What is Amateur Radio?

Sun, 25/11/2018 - 08:05
Telangana Today reports on a new amateur radio promotional video

Diwata 2 satellite carries ham radio

Sun, 25/11/2018 - 08:05
The Philippines satellite Diwata 2 is coming alive - How a satellite is deployed, located, and tested

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