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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
Organising new and interesting talks for your amateur radio club can be a challenge, Essex Ham provide a handy speakers guide page to help
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
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
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
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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
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
5T5OK (Mauritania) was really this week’s most popular DX but not the only one. I even managed to work him on SSB!
Fox TV reports the National Association for Amateur Radio, headquartered in Newington, is sending gear and volunteers to Puerto Rico
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 reports amateur radio operators are saving Puerto Rico one transmission at a time
An International Space Station (ISS) school contact has been planned with students at Kugluktuk High School in Kugluktuk, Nunavut
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
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.
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 has made available the Conference Report for the 24th Region 1 General Conference, held in Landshut, Germany from September 16-23, 2017
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Amateur radio is providing communication links to Dominica and Puerto Rico which were both hit by the devastating hurricane Maria
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