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RAC welcomes new Section Manager

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 09:56
Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce the election of Dave Hull, VE1HUL, as Section Manager of the Maritime Section effectively immediately

Consultation on varying UK Broadband’s licence for spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 09:56
Ofcom has just published a consultation on UK Broadband’s request to vary its licence for use of spectrum in the 3.6 GHz band

South African Radio League Newbie Party

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 09:56
The SARL Newbie Party is a fun activity to encourage all new radio amateurs to become active and the first leg takes place from 08:00 to 20:00 UTC on Saturday 7 July 2018 with phone activity on 80, 40 and 20 metres

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 09:56
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

Foundations of Amateur Radio #160

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:01
How to get the best Amateur Radio gear? A recurring question for new entrants to our hobby, and truth be told, some experienced ones as well, is: 'What's the best hand held to buy?', or the best antenna, or the best base station, the best coax, the best mount, the best software, the best something

MacLoggerDX Version 6.19 released

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:01
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.19 of MacLoggerDX has been released

ARISS contact planned for school in Bonn, Germany

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:01
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Kardinal Frings Gymnasium, Bonn, Germany

RSGB release Board Proceedings for Jan-April

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:01
The RSGB Board Proceedings for the January-April 2018 meetings have been released

Monitoring compliance with the EU Net Neutrality regulation

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:01
Ofcom has published its second annual report to the European Commission on monitoring open internet access, also known as ‘net neutrality’

Amateur enthusiasts tune in to Newbury radio rally

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:01
The Newbury Weekly News reports nearly 1,000 amateur radio enthusiasts descended on Newbury Showground for the town’s 30th radio rally at the weekend on Sunday, June 24

Propagation de K7RA

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:01
Conditions were good for Field Day weekend, with no major geomagnetic disruptions, while solar flux and sunspot numbers were relatively high for this part of the solar cycle

Hamvention attendance fell by 900

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 09:53
The ARRL reports attendance at 2018 Hamvention® fell by 900 compared to 2017

How many Space Hams have there been?

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 09:53
Ever wondered how many radio amateurs have been in Space, is it 20, 40, 60? This list of Space Hams from ARISS may surprise you!

Celebrate Canada's Birthday with us: Sunday, July

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 09:53
Each year on July 1, the anniversary of Canada’s Confederation, Radio Amateurs of Canada sponsors the Canada Day Contest and Amateurs all over the world are invited to Canada’s Birthday Party on the air

French national societies support ham radio Entry Level License

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 09:53
REF, DR@F and other national Societies in France want an amateur radio Entry Level License (ELL)

ISWL callsigns for July

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 09:53
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of July 2018

Galt children enjoy Amateur Radio Kids Day

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 09:53
The Galt Herald reports that on Saturday, June 16, a group of Amateur Radio operators held a ham radio event at the Galt library called 'Kids Day'

Upcoming ARISS contact schedule for Indian schools

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 09:53
The schedule of ARISS programme for Indian schools are as follows

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 29/06/2018 - 09:53
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 10:00
Another cracking week both on Ten Metres and weather wise. Really warm, 33°C, slight breeze clear blue sky. We will regret this, retribution will arrive. As for 10m loads of Russian special world cup stations. Check out for RC18EK for more info.