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Chris G7DDN describes the resistance to change by some radio amateurs over the years and asks 'Do we need an exam anymore to get a licence?'
When a prominent radio engineer passed along word to Radio World that he’d sought a quote from the manufacturer on a new transmitter but was told the company had discontinued the model and was assessing its AM line, they sought to learn more
The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking proposals from US schools, museums, science centers and community youth organizations (working individually or together) to host radio contacts with an orbiting crew member aboard the International Space Station (ISS) between January 1 and June 30, 2019
Ofcom have just published a guide to how the upcoming spectrum auction will work
Bookings for the annual AMSATSA Space Symposium which will be held on 19 May 2018 at the Innovation Hub in Pretoria are now open
No sunspots were observed between March 2 and March 15. One sunspot made a brief appearance on March 2, after a blank sun on March 1
Coax Loss vs Connector Loss - A question that comes up regularly is one about loss, specifically loss in the coax and connectors between your radio and your antenna. The general wisdom is that better coax gives you better results and more connectors is bad
Bob N2OML learned about FT8 during one of the forums at Quartzfest. He downloaded the software and started making contacts. He had lots of fun
The PDF of the 2017 full account submission from the Radio Society of Great Britain is now available for download from the Companies House site
Were you an avid listener and fan of the legendary Radio Luxembourg? If so, maybe you can help local film producers with an upcoming film documentary
The Express reports Bellefonte Area Middle School students used amateur radio to contact the International Space Station
Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut are ready for their journey to the International Space Station that begins on Wednesday, March 21. Live coverage will air on NASA Television and the agency’s website
Past ARRL Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, of Bunkie, Louisiana, died on March 8 after suffering a severe head injury in a fall. He was 84
Earth is entering a stream of high-speed solar wind on March 15th, and this is causing auroras around the Arctic Circle so bright that some observers are seeing them even before nightfall
Ofcom has today published an updated list of bidders that will be taking part in the upcoming auction of spectrum in the 2.3 and 3.4 GHz band
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
The weekend improved on the rest of the week but it’s not a sign of any general improvement. Top DX was XR0YD (Easter Is) with Z60A (Kosovo) and CA2CEV (Chile) showing as well.
Hackaday have published a review by Jenny List G7CKF of the 10 MHz to 3.5 GHz LimeSDR Mini SDR Transceiver produced by Guildford-based Lime Microsystems
Video of the presentation given by Derek Hughes G7LFC and Alison Hughes M6COV at the 2017 RSGB Convention
Norway's Akademisk Radioklubb reports nine candidates passed their amateur radio exam at Gløshaugen on Wednesday, March 7