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Changes to the code of practice on electronic programme guides

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 10:00
People with sight impairments will be able to navigate TV channels more easily, following changes published by Ofcom to the Code governing broadcasters’ on-screen TV guides

New WRTC Awards - Assistant Judge

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 10:00
The World Radiosport Team Championship takes place from July 14 (12z) until July 15 (12z) in parallel to the IARU HF Championship. 63 teams will be competing from identical sites south of Berlin

Cuban special event

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 10:00
Look for a special event station to be active as CO0SCU from Santiago de Cuba with between July 2-4th

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 10:00
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Atlantic hurricane season - ham radio nets

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:40
On the IARU Region 1 site Greg Mossop G0DUB reports on the amateur radio nets that may be active during the Atlantic Hurricane Season June 1 to November 30

My Journey into Amateur Radio

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:40
Following requests for copies of his talk 'My Journey into Amateur Radio' Pete M0PSX came up with the idea of narrating the slides as a video

AMSAT-UK Colloquium 2018 Speakers (to date)

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:40
On behalf of the AMSAT-UK Committee I am pleased to announce the list of speakers who have volunteered to present papers at the event

Youth on the air from always challenging Market Reef

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:40
The Market Reef light house is located low-to-the-sea where waves are often rolling over the entire DXCC entity. With no jetty, landing can be hazardous with small zodiacs often being pushed hard by the sea. Life at the lighthouse is plain and simple with all participants sharing the daily duties. But pileups are never ending when the OJ0C callsign hits the air-waves

Waves from afar

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:40
The Mail Tribune newspaper reports amateur radio enthusiasts have been recruiting new operators

Final decision following assessment of BBC Scotland Channel

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:40
Ofcom has published a statement setting out our final decision to approve the launch of a new BBC television channel for audiences in Scotland

Electronic waste is a growing challenge. What can you do to help?

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:40
Did you know that 45 million metric tonnes of electronic waste (e-waste) were produced across the world in 2016?

ARISS contact planned for two schools in Germany

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 10:36
As announced earlier, an International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with two schools in Germany: - Werner Heisenberg Gymnasium, Leverkusen - Schickhardt Gymnasium, Herrenberg

Your chance of a contact with Baker Island without fighting the pile-up!

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 10:36
The upcoming Baker Island DXpedition is sure to be a sought after contact, especially if propagation doesn't play fair

Free online amateur radio Foundation training

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 10:36
As part of their quest to make it easier for new people to get into the hobby, Essex Ham offers a free Foundation Online Amateur Radio Training Course

China soon on 60m

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 10:36
On Sunday July 1 st, Chinese B and C Class Licensees gain access to the new WRC-15 Amateur 60m/5MHz Secondary allocation of 5351.5 to 5366.5 kHz, with a maximum power of 15W EIRP

3Y0Z DXpedition - The Complete Story

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 10:36
This presentation includes a summary of the 3Y0Z DXpedition with stunning pictures, their Vessel vetting process, what they learned, planned refund of remaining funds, another attempt, and some personal observations of K4UEE

Young amateur radio enthusiast flies with the birds

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 10:36
Pilot and ham radio enthusiast Jeff Cartman VE3RSG gave Aidan Ryan, 11, of Redwood Acres Public School, a thrill of a life time when he took her on a flight at the Greater Sudbury Airport

New IARU Member Society

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 10:36
SARL News report that on 28 May, the IARU Member Societies completed voting on the admission of the 'St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Amateur Radio Society' (SKNAARS) to the International Amateur Radio Union as the representative of the radio amateurs of the Federation of St Christopher St Kitts and Nevis

K4R EL84 Grid Expedition - July 6-8

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 10:36
Between July 6-8, 2018, NJ4Y, N4ESS, and KE4AL will venture to Fort Jefferson on Garden Key, in the Dry Tortugas island chain

VK1 SOTA Winter QSO Party

Tue, 26/06/2018 - 10:36
The VK1 Winter SOTA QSO Party is popular with interstate activators seeking a boost to their S2S log

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