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CQScotland Kids Event on behalf of SLC

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
On January 23rd delivered an introduction to basic electronics for children from two Hamilton schools on behalf of the South Lanarkshire Council

Ham radio on BBC Lincolnshire

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 09:59
Amateur radio and the Horncastle Rally (taking place today Jan 27) got a mention on BBC Radio Lincolnshire on Friday

5 MHz (60m) in New Zealand

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
It looks as though radio amateurs in New Zealand will soon be gaining access to two channels in the 5 MHz (60m) band

AO-92 commissioned and open for amateur radio use

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
On the 03:25 UTC pass on January 26, 2018, AMSAT Vice President – Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, announced that AO-92 had been commissioned and formally turned the satellite over to AMSAT Operations. AMSAT Vice President – Operations Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, then declared that AO-92 was now open for amateur radio use

Baker Island DXpedition

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
The Dateline DX Association is pleased to announce major equipment support from Elecraft, DX Engineering, and SteppIR Communications Systems for its KH1/KH7Z Baker Island 2018 DXpedition

Ofcom decides to make further statutory instruments for 2.3 and 3.4 GHz spectrum auction

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
Ofcom has just published a further statement regarding the regulations for the award of spectrum in the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands

David R. Collingham, K3LP Humanitarian and Service Award

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
The Intrepid-DX Group wishes to memorialize our friend, Co-Founder and President, David R. Collingham, K3LP

Ground Hog Day Special Event Station

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
Look for the annual 'Ground Hog Day Special Event Station', K3HWJ, to be active on Saturday, February 4th, around 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. (EST) or possibly later, depending upon band conditions at that time

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Eureka Weather Station activation

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
Operators Alexey VE1RUS and Pierre VE3KTB will once again activate the Eureka Weather Station and Eureka Amateur Radio Club - probably the most northerly located amateur radio club in the world - as VY0ERC

RAC Annual General Meeting: ​​A part of RAC's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
The Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Red Deer, Alberta as part of the year-long celebration of RAC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

February issue of free HackSpace magazine

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 09:49
Issue 3 of the free HackSpace magazine PDF includes a tribute by Dr Lucy Rogers M6CME to pioneering maker Professor Heinz Wolff who passed away on December 15, 2017

Ham radio links Cyprus students to ISS

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 10:01
On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, thanks to an amateur radio telebridge link students of The English School in Nicosia, Cyprus were able to talk live to an astronaut in space

Saint Brandon Island DXpedition news

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 10:01
An updated most wanted list has been published on Clublog. It now shows Saint Brandon as the 27th most wanted entity worldwide (#19 NA, #17 SA, #33 AS, #28 OC, #34 AF, #48 EU)

Ofcom fines Gateway Telecom £20,000 for breaching number porting rules

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 10:01
Ofcom said: Our investigation found the company broke our rules by not enabling a customer to keep their telephone number when switching to another provider. This process is known as number porting

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 10:01
Yet another poor week. Two or more contacts needed to get into the list. Again I didn’t work anything. Now I’m back from Australia so I’d better get started. Kosovo Z6 has been added to the DXCC list. See here for the ARRL List. It now makes a total of 340. E31A (Eritrea) made an impact and S01WS (Western Sahara), A41NN (Oman) and 6O6O (Somalia last days)

Ofcom: Auction of 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 10:01
Ofcom has published a statement and made the regulations (a statutory instrument) which set out the award process for the auction of spectrum in the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz bands

Blue Moon Lunar Eclipse

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 10:01
On Wednesday, Jan. 31st, the second full Moon of January will pass through Earth's shadow, producing a rare 'Blue Moon Lunar Eclipse.'

Ofcom accredits price comparison service

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 10:01
Ofcom has accredited the price comparison service, which helps UK consumers to find broadband packages that are suitable for them

Amendment to ARRL DXCC Rules will expand DXCC list

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 09:51
The ARRL Board of Directors approved a motion to amend the DXCC Rules, when it met January 19-20. Section II, Subsection 1 of the DXCC Rules now will include a new Subsection (d): The entity has a separate IARU member society and is included on the US State Department Independent States in the World