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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

TM20SLR: 20 years since the closing of Saint Lys Radio

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 10:40
EURAO report that between 14-28 January, 2018 , the special callsign TM20SLR will be on air in memory of Saint-Lys Radio

Energous gets FCC certification for WattUp

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 10:40
San Jose-based startup, Energous, announced on Tuesday that it has received the first such FCC certification for power-at-a-distance wireless charging with its WattUp Mid Field transmitter

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 29/12/2017 - 10:40
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 10:02
Highlighted DX this past week OJ9X (Finland for Santa), CX2DK (Uruguay), HI8JQE (Dominican Rep), PZ5JW (Suriname) but there were few others. I worked a dozen (12) European stations on FT8

New ARRL Section Manager appointed in North Dakota

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 10:02
Nancy Yoshida, KG0YL, has been appointed as the ARRL North Dakota Section Manager, starting on January 1, 2018

Press report on John Gordon's retirement from Nevada Radio

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 10:02
Portsmouth News reports on the retirement of John Gordon, 76, from Nevada Radio after 39 years service

US National Academies WRC-19 document released

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 10:02
The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has published a document on Agenda Items of Interest to the Science Services at the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019

RAC Canada 150 Award

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 10:02
The RAC Canada 150 Award is a celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday since Confederation in 1867. We are now in the final few days of the Canada 150 Celebrations and we hope you are enjoying taking part in this celebration

The Most Intriguing Alien Planet Discoveries of 2017

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 10:02
Scientists spotted seven Earth-size alien planets orbiting one dim red star this year, and a lot of other strange exoplanets — ranging from an Earth-size ice ball to the hottest planet ever found and many more, plus a star that seems to have gobbled up something like 15 rocky worlds

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 28/12/2017 - 10:02
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Radio ham gets 'invisibility cloak' patent

Wed, 27/12/2017 - 10:05
Radio amateur Nathan "Chip" Cohen W1YW, founder of Fractal Antenna Systems Inc, has been granted patent 9,847,583 for Deflective Electromagnetic Shielding

OJ9X joint Santa Radio 2017, Finland 100th anniversary of independence operation to end with 2017

Wed, 27/12/2017 - 10:05
Amateur Radio activity under the special OJ9X call sign to mark the Santa Radio 2017 and Finland’s 100th anniversary of independence has resulted in more than 42,000 contacts

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