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Major space weather event on Mars

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
Last month, a human astronaut standing on the surface of Mars could have seen something amazing. The night sky of the Red Planet turned green in a global display of Northern Lights. Unfortunately, the same astronaut would have been irradiated by high energy particles from the sun

So what does being an RSGB Board member really mean?

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
The Radio Society of Great Britain asked current Board Directors to give their thoughts

First meeting of the National Space Council

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of the first meeting of the National Space Council starting at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 5

Brian Lloyd's HF SSB transceiver on his Amelia Earhart round-the-world flight

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
Paul G4MWO found this story on Radio Resource International bulletin about Brian Lloyd WB6RQN’s commemorative round-the-world Amelia Earhart flight and his commercial HF SSB Micom transceiver on board the plane

Goodbye to the home of VK3RTV

Thu, 05/10/2017 - 10:18
The repeater VK3RTV that serves Melbourne and Geelong with digital television is closing – but is looking for a new home

ARISS one step closer to flying new equipment to ISS

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
On behalf of the ARISS International team, I am proud to announce that on Friday September 29th the ARISS team submitted the InterOperable Radio System (IORS) Safety Data Package to NASA for review! Our next step in this process is the Safety Review, which is planned for November 2

HRN 347: Old JOTA

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
Did you know the Boy Scouts Jamboree on the Air has been around for 60 years? So that's why Old JOTA. But our panel of hams - Scout leaders from around the country - keep the discussion fresh

The Last Pirates: Britain's Rebel DJs

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
In the 1980s a new generation of pirate radio stations exploded on to Britain's FM airwaves. Unlike their seafaring swinging 60s forerunners, these pirates broadcast from London's estates and tower blocks to create a platform for black music in an era when it was shut out by legal radio and ignored by the mainstream music industry

W5JON/V47JA suffers hurricane antenna damage

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
John, W5JON/V47JA says there was no damage to his Calypso Bay, St. Kitts, West Indies vacation home, during hits by hurricanes IRMA and MARIA, except that all his antennas were destroyed

School students provide ham radio link to Puerto Rico

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
DNA Info reports Garden School's Amateur Radio Club (in New York) are offering a messaging lifeline to Puerto Rico

ARRLx - Portuguese Castles National Day

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
The ARRLX, Amateur Radio Association of the Lisbon Region, will once again be participating in a national event, the Portuguese National Day of Castles

Newburgh teen is a real pro with amateur radio

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 10:12
The Times Herald-Record interviews Sean Flynn KD2BFI about amateur radio emergency communications

Chicago Cubs special event

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Members of the Metro DX Club will operate special event station W9C between October 2-8th, to celebrate the first anniversary of the Chicago Cubs winning the 2016 World Series of baseball after over 100 years of disappointment!

Hurricane Irma forces DXpedition re-scheduling

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Members of the Grupo Yaguarete DX, who postponed their DXpedition (which was scheduled between October and November) to Sint Martin due to the extreme damage by hurricane Irma, have now re-scheduled to be active as 5K0T from San Andres Island (NA-033) between November 12-26th

The October Communicator is now available

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
There should be something for everyone in this issue from beginners to experienced hams, including a fascinating look at the life and accomplishments of Nikola Tesla

Norwegian national ham radio society shares magazines

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Norway's NRRL has agreed a magazine exchange program with the IARU national societies in Sweden, Finland and Denmark

Ham radio at World Maker Faire

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Amateur radio exhibitors at the 2017 World Maker Faire in New York City over the September 23 – 24 weekend urged visitors to 'build, make, create, communicate.'

North Korea 'aggressively' jamming BBC's new Korean-language service

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
The BBC's new Korean-language service is being 'aggressively targeted' by North Korean jamming of its broadcasts

Mariana Islands

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
Look for the Mariana Intrepid Contest Club callsign, AH0K, from Northern Mariana Islands, to be active during both CQWW DX Contests this year

New spectrum licence fees took effect on 1 October

Tue, 03/10/2017 - 10:43
New Zealand's new, simplified radio spectrum fee regime took effect from 1 October

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