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Jordan’s first satellite – JY1-SAT

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 09:55
During the final satellite integration training for Jordan’s first satellite, JY1-SAT, the team was supported for the final stages of integration by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II

International Space Station astronauts are calling CQ students

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 09:55
The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking proposals from U.S. schools, museums, science centers and community youth organizations to host radio contacts with an orbiting crew member aboard the International Space Station (ISS) between July 1 and December 31, 2018

September RSGB Board Proceedings

Wed, 25/10/2017 - 09:55
The RSGB Board Proceedings for September 15, 2017 have been released, they report the new edition of Radcom Plus, now available as a convenient PDF, has been extensively downloaded

IARU Monitoring System slides available

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Peter Jost HB9CET has created an excellent presentation about the structure and work of IARU Monitoring System (IARUMS) Region 1 which was given at Landshut 2017

QRZ DX and The DX Magazine publisher Carl Smith, N4AA (SK)

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
QRZ DX and The DX Magazine Publisher and Editor Carl Smith, N4AA, of Asheville, North Carolina, died on October 20. An ARRL member, he was 77 and had been a radio amateur and DXer for more than 6 decades

St Brandon DXpedition news

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Our last communication goes back to several months but we didn't stay inactive! All tasks are going as scheduled. The logistical operations are going on and will soon be finalized. Transport to St. Brandon has been secured by a 50% deposit. It will be a 24h journey by boat between 3B8 and 3B7

ISWL Callsigns for November

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of November 2017

Ultra-wideband licence exempt proposal

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Ofcom has published a proposal to license exempt ultra-wideband equipment (UWB)

Amateur Radio is back to the young generation

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Mathrubhumi reports 'ham radio, the predecessor of telecommunications, is being explored by this young generation'

G0SFJ at ESA's open day in Noordwijk

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Here's a new video released by ESA that includes audio from NA1ISS and W0PD/N0PD

Geomagnetic storms likely this week

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
A large hole has opened in the sun's atmosphere, and it is spewing a stream of solar wind toward Earth. Estimated time of arrival: Oct. 24th

IOTA news from OPDX

Tue, 24/10/2017 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Summary Record of IARU Administrative Council Meeting

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
The IARU have released published a Summary Record of the 42nd meeting of the Administrative Council which note "...no agenda items for new or harmonized spectrum allocations should be sought at WRC-19"

Caution urged in using high duty cycle digital modes via satellite

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
As a result of on-the-air observation other satellite users planning to try FT8 or MSK144 modes via satellite are encouraged use caution using these modes and possibly avoid their use completely in light of problems

Radio ham's HAARP experiment

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
The IEEE Spectrum reports on the Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions made from Alaska's HAARP facility by radio amateur Chris Fallen KL3WX

ICQPODCAST – G8BBC the official launch

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
In this special episode, Colin M6BOY, Chris M0TCH and Martin M0SGL visit Broadcasting House in London for the official launch of G8BBC

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 15th October, through Sunday, 22nd October there were 230 countries active

Bad weather prompts GB1BSW postponement

Mon, 23/10/2017 - 09:41
As you're probably aware, a large chunk of North Wales was subjected to the remnants of Hurricane Brian yesterday!

Aussie pico balloon series restarts

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
After an absence since March this year, a tiny high altitude balloon PS-72 launched from Melbourne was right on track to head north in Victoria before turning west into South Australia. Andy Nguyen VK3YT put up PS-72 on Sunday 15th, a solar powered party foil-like balloon measuring 90-cm across, filled with hydrogen

New venue for Cape Town SDR Workshop

Sun, 22/10/2017 - 10:07
Due to problems on the CPUT (Cape Peninsula University of Technology) campus, the venue for the SDR Workshop to be held in Cape Town on 4 November has been changed

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