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Introduction to Network Radios video

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:09
To help get you started in Network Radios radio amateur Joey Stanford NV0N has released an introduction video

AO73/FUNcube-1 is entering a further period of full sunlight

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:09
AO73/FUNcube-1 has been in space for almost five years and the original Sun Synchronous Orbit has now changed slightly such that the spacecraft will no longer be in eclipse for 35 mins every orbit

DMR for emergency comms in Colorado

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:09
The Herald Times reports on the installation of amateur radio equipment to provide public service communications for events in North-West Colorado

Reports indicate ARISS Packet module operational again

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:09
After engaging several sources, it appears ISS packet is currently working again at 145.825 MHz

Kohjinsha antennas and 3Y0I

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:09
The following was posted on the 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition web page. We’re pleased to announce our new partnership. The Japanese company Kohjinsha becomes our supporter and a sponsor of the antennas we take down to Bouvet Island and many more of our expeditions in the future

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:09
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 19th August, through Sunday, 26th August there were 213 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:09
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Young people are the future leaders in Amateur Radio

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:44
"You are the future of Amateur Radio", YOTA 2018 Patron, Gary Immelman, ZS6YI told YOTA 2018 delegates in his address on the last evening of the event that is now heralded worldwide as the best ever

QSO Today - Frank Brickle - AB2KT

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:44
Frank Brickle, AB2KT, took a professional path to music composition at Princeton. He combined his musical composition skills with his technical knowledge of computer programming and background in amateur radio to develop the first software defined radio (SDR) software used first by the US government and later by private industry

Strong geomagnetic storm

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:44
Surprising forecasters, a strong and unexpected G3-class geomagnetic storm is underway during the early hours of today, August 26th

New SARL Hamnet National Director appointed

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:44
The SARL Council at its meeting on Tuesday evening 21 August, appointed Glynn Chamberlain, ZS6GLN as the new SARL Hamnet National Director

Applications for the Irish Radio Amateur Licence Examination now open

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:44
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society have announced that the next Amateur Station Licence Examination will be held on Thursday 15th November 2018 in the ComReg offices in Dublin and at other centres if warranted by the numbers

Big sunspot alert

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:44
For most of 2018, the solar disk has been blank without a trace of even the smallest sunspot. This weekend something different is happening

W9DXCC DX Convention and Banquet

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:44
The W9DXCC DX Convention and Banquet in suburban Chicago is just a few weeks away - Sept. 14-15th - but there's still time to register and secure discounted hotel rates to enjoy the program and win a shot at a prize kitty that's grown to more than 12,000 USDs thanks to our generous donors

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:44
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

Ham radio gear ready for Hawaii deployment

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
ARRL report they are monitoring the progress of Hurricane Lane, and amateur radio equipment is available to deploy

Hawaii Hurricane 'Lane' and event updates

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
IARU Region 1 Emergency Communications Co-Ordinator Greg Mossop G0DUB has posted an update on amateur radio emergency operations in Hawaii, Venezuela and India

Orfordness 648 kHz

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
Two articles by radio amateurs Dave Porter G4OYX, Chris Pettitt G0EYO and Alan Beech G1BXG describe the Radio Caroline antenna system and the history of 648 kHz at Orfordness in Suffolk

A green comet approaches Earth

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
Beautiful green comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner is approaching Earth for a 58 million km close encounter in early September, when it is expected to approach naked-eye visibility

Austria ÖVSV: Amateur Radio only "toy"! ??

Sat, 25/08/2018 - 09:18
The Austrian national Society ÖVSV has responded robustly to a press release put out on August 17, 2018 by the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)

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