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QSO Today - Kevin Parmenter - KG5Q

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 09:25
Kevin Parmenter, KG5Q, caught my attention from an article that he published in QST Magazine, August 2017 about the Flightaware system

UK Amateur Radio Licensing history

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 09:25
UK Licensing has evolved enormously over time – both regulators as well as the terms. The RSGB has made available a history page that tracks those changes

VK6WIA NewsWest

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 09:25
In this broadcast - it’s CLUB FOCUS week. We hear from Steve with a wrap-up of the 2018 NCRG Hamfest.. plus lots more

Clock changes: EU backs ending daylight saving time

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 09:25
The EU Commission is proposing to end the practice of adjusting clocks by an hour in spring and autumn after a survey found most Europeans opposed it

AmateurLogic 120: Raspberry Pi for PC and Mac

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 09:25
George installs Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac. Tommy visits John Amodeo on the new set of Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing. Watch it come together

Many unanswered questions about last weekend's solar disturbance

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 09:25
The South African Radio League (SARL) say the past weekend, Radio Amateurs reported that they experienced periods of radio black-out which lasted 24 hours

AMSAT announces new store on Zazzle

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 09:25
AMSAT is pleased to announce a new storefront on Zazzle

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 02/09/2018 - 09:25
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

Live streaming of EMF Camp talks this weekend

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 10:04
Radio amateurs are operating three separate Special Event Stations from the EMF Camp event being held at Eastnor Castle Deer Park, Herefordshire Aug 31-Sept 2

Foundations of Amateur Radio #169

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 10:04
Nothing like the standard of Morse Code ... Morse Code is a way of communicating with people across the globe using dits and dahs and the spaces between them to convey a message. It's no longer required to get an Amateur License, but that doesn't mean that it's not useful, in fact, far from it, Morse is still heavily used in this hobby

Korean postage stamp recognizes ARDF championships

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 10:04
ARRL reports Korea Post has issued a postage stamp in recognition of the 19th Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) World Championships, being held September 2–8 in Sokcho City, Gangwon Province, Korea. The Korean Amateur Radio League (KARL) will host the event

Goonhilly 32-meter dish on Moonbounce Sept 1-2

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 10:04
A team of moonbounce enthusiasts expect to activate the 32-meter antenna GHY-6 at Goonhilly, on the Lizard Peninsular in Cornwall (IO70jb) in the UK on September 1-2, operating as GB6GHY

Annual maintenance shutdown of the MSF 3-12 September 2018

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 10:04
The annual maintenance shutdown of the MSF service to allow safe maintenance of the masts and antennas, including greasing of the stays, will take place between 3 - 12 September 2018

Morse code’s vanquished competitor: The Dial Telegraph

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 10:04
The IEEE Spectrum website carries a fascinating article by Allison Marsh about the early needle telegraphs

Up, up and away: Amateur radio enthusiasts will track weather balloon

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 10:04
Members of the Rowan Amateur Radio Society, located in Salisbury NC, will launch, track and recover a weather balloon Sept. 22, starting at Dan Nicholas Park

The bladeRF 2.0 - the next generation Software Defined Radio

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 10:04
The bladeRF 2.0 micro xA4 is the next generation Software Defined Radio (SDR) offering a frequency range of 47MHz to 6GHz, 61.44MHz sampling rate, and 2×2 MIMO streaming

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 01/09/2018 - 10:04
We just saw 15 straight days with visible sunspots, but it ended on Wednesday, August 29 with a sunspot number of zero. There were also no sunspots seen on Thursday, the following day

EMF Camp features Raspberry Pi and LimeSDR GSM network

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 09:42
Jenny List G7CKF writes on Hackaday about the GSM Phone Network at the Electromagnetic Field event EMF Camp that's been built using Raspberry Pi's and LimeSDRs

Radiosport hits teen's wavelength

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 09:42
The New Zealand Herald reports high-school student Xenia Berger ZL4YL had a contact with King Juan Carlos I, of Spain

Free Magazine Download

Fri, 31/08/2018 - 09:42
CQ-DATV issue 63 the online ATV magazine is now available for free download (no login required)

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