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Columbian Special Event

Tue, 25/12/2018 - 09:47
Look for special event station 5K6RM to be active during the Manizales Fair between January 5-12th. This activity is to commemorate and promote the fair

DX Marathon news

Tue, 25/12/2018 - 09:47
We are pleased to announce that online log submission is now available for CQ Magazine’s annual DX Marathon

Radio hams ready to support Tsunami relief efforts

Mon, 24/12/2018 - 10:12
Please be informed that tsunami was happened on the evening of Dec 22, around 2130 local time. At least 43 people have been killed and 584 injured after a tsunami hit the coast around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, government officials say

ICQPodcast - When HF is Quiet

Mon, 24/12/2018 - 10:12
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH , Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Ed Durrant DD5LP and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is When HF is Quiet

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 24/12/2018 - 10:12
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 16th December, through Sunday, 23rd December there were 211 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Mon, 24/12/2018 - 10:12
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Radio ham sails to new world record

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
WIA report on the Amateur Radio Newsline story about 76-year-old Jeanne Socrates VE0JS who is looking to set the record of a lifetime

QSO Today - Keith Baker - KB1SF

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
AMSAT, the Amateur Radio Satellite Corporation, has launched over 95 satellites into space since 1961. Keith Baker, KB1SF, former President and now treasurer of AMSAT speaks and writes on amateur satellites, what is happening now, how to get started, and how to get involved

New VHF repeaters and simplexers planned for the Midlands of Ireland in 2019

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
The IECRO Ireland Radio Club (EI0IPN), located in the Midlands Region of Ireland has big plans for 2019 with several repeaters and simplexers (parrots) in the pipeline for the VHF bands

SARL President's message for the festive season

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
The December 2018 holiday break is almost here and South Africans around the country are preparing for the Festive Season. Many of our members will celebrate Christmas while others will enjoy a holiday period with friends and family

ARRL'S Logbook of The World tops 1 billion qso records

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
SARL News report that, as of 19 December, more than 1 billion contact records have been entered into ARRL's Logbook of The World (LoTW) system

Is Ultima Thule surrounded by mini-moons?

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
Long range images have revealed something strange about Ultima Thule, the distant Kuiper Belt Object that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is approaching for a New Year's Day flyby

Germany: Class E use of 2.3 and 5 GHz bands extended

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
The DARC say the 2018 access rules for the 2.3 and 5 GHz bands for holders of a Class E license were renewed for 2019 following an RTA application

Need to talk to Santa Claus? Try using a Ham Radio

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
Austin broadcaster KUT reports Rob Kinucan K5FD and the Big Bend Amateur Radio Club are helping kids talk to Santa

Digital Activity Days - RDRC '01-10' 2019

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
The Russian Digital Radio Club invites you in 2019: Digital Activity Days '01-10' are held annually in January and May in the following periods

AO-85 update

Sun, 23/12/2018 - 09:49
Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, Vice-President Operations published the following on AO-85's status as of December 19, 2018

Austria: Concerns of amateur radio are heard

Sat, 22/12/2018 - 10:11
The Austrian national amateur radio society ÖVSV reports the relationship between the ÖVSV and the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT) has been put on a new and good basis

France: Abolition of ham radio license fee

Sat, 22/12/2018 - 10:11
The French Union of Radio Clubs (URC) reports on the progress with abolishing the Tax on Radio Amateurs [license fee]

Ofcom Consultation: Enabling opportunities for innovation

Sat, 22/12/2018 - 10:11
Ofcom propose to enable shared access to the Amateur Radio allocation at 2390-2400 MHz. The ISS Digital Amateur TV downlink on 2395 MHz has been used for many school contacts

New Section Manager in Southern New Jersey, eight incumbents to continue in office

Sat, 22/12/2018 - 10:11
Southern New Jersey will have a new Section Manager starting on January 1. No balloting was necessary in the latest Section Manager election cycle, and eight incumbent SMs will begin new 2-year terms on New Year's Day

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