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Traditional ham radio no longer so attractive

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
IARU President Tim Ellam VE6SH/G4HUA pointed out to the IARU Region 1 General Conference in Landshut that traditional aspects of Amateur Radio may not be attractive to all newcomers

Essex Amateur Radio Speakers Directory

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
Organising new and interesting talks for your amateur radio club can be a challenge, Essex Ham provide a handy speakers guide page to help

Surprisingly strong geomagnetic storm

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
Knowing that a solar wind stream was heading for Earth, forecasters predicted a geomagnetic storm last night. However, they didn't predict it would be so strong, a G3-class event

MUARC raise money for Air Ambulance

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
At the recent Amateur event Air Ambulance Week, Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club were activating from the Ulster Aviation Society which is on the site of the very first Northern Ireland Air Ambulance

NASA Television coverage of upcoming US spacewalks

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
Three American astronauts aboard the International Space Station will embark on a trio of spacewalks in October to perform station maintenance. NASA Television will provide live coverage of the spacewalks

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 121

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
Today I have a confession to make. Looking back it's clear that once your brain goes down a certain path, it's easier to follow the path than to find an alternative one

Free ATV Magazine

Fri, 29/09/2017 - 09:37
CQ-DATV 52 is now available for download. In this issue we have made a change to News. It has become News and World Roundup, so that we can include past events that you might have missed and perhaps want to put in your diary for next year

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
5T5OK (Mauritania) was really this week’s most popular DX but not the only one. I even managed to work him on SSB!

Ham radio organization sending help to Puerto Rico

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
Fox TV reports the National Association for Amateur Radio, headquartered in Newington, is sending gear and volunteers to Puerto Rico

State pushes for ham radio operators in emergencies

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
The Maharashtra state disaster management centre has directed all district collectorates to have amateur radio operators in place to ensure better communication system during emergency situations when conventional communication networks break down

CNN interviews Puerto Rican radio hams providing vital link

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
CNN reports amateur radio operators are saving Puerto Rico one transmission at a time

Upcoming ARISS contact with Kugluktuk High School in Nunavut

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
An International Space Station (ISS) school contact has been planned with students at Kugluktuk High School in Kugluktuk, Nunavut

St. Vincent Island, Florida Expedition

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
The Panama City Amateur Radio Club will attempt to qualify St. Vincent Island, Florida at EL79 on Sept 30 13:00 - 15:00 UTC. The call is W4RYZ

W5PFG receives Grid Master Award #5

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
The Grid Master Award is sponsored by WA4HFN and WA4NVM to encourage amateur radio operators to get on the air and make contacts. To qualify for the Grid Master Award you must make confirmed satellite contact with all 488 grids in the U.S.

VK9X, Christmas Island and VK9C, Cocos Keeling Island

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
A team consisting of Peter/VK3FN, Chris/VK3FY, Lee/VK3GK, Luke/VK3HJ, Tony/VK3TZ, Adrian/KO8SCA, and David/K3LP plans to participate in the coming Oceania DX Contests (SSB: Oct. 7/8, CW: 14/15)

IARU Region 1 Conference Report

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
IARU Region 1 has made available the Conference Report for the 24th Region 1 General Conference, held in Landshut, Germany from September 16-23, 2017

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 28/09/2017 - 10:20
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Welfare traffic to Dominica/Puerto Rico

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
Amateur radio is providing communication links to Dominica and Puerto Rico which were both hit by the devastating hurricane Maria

DIY LiFePO4 power for ham radio

Wed, 27/09/2017 - 10:53
Over the past few weeks, I've received lots of feedback about my homebrew 10Ah LiFePO4 battery pack. This pack is primarily used man-portable powering rigs, laptops or tablets, LED lighting, or any number of other power-hungry devices we use for extended field radio

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