To promote and explore the hobby of amateur radio. Providing quality training for all amateurs and in all aspect of the hobby.
The ultimate radio shack is a nirvana that most amateurs I've met strive for all their life. One of the many views I've heard on the topic keeps speaking to me, one of minimalism, less is more, what is the absolute minimum that you can use and still call yourself an amateur?
The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports on interference in the amateur radio 7 MHz band caused by one of Beijing's Over The Horizon Radars (OTHR)
The Daily Journal reports on San Bruno students amateur radio contact with an astronaut on the International Space Station
This year the contest will occur over the weekend of Saturday the 17th to Sunday 18th March, 2018, the duration of the contest will be from UTC 0100 Saturday to 0059 on Sunday
Only one day (March 2) showed any sunspot activity over the past reporting week, with a daily sunspot number of 11 so average daily sunspot activity declined from 6 to 1.6. Average daily solar flux went from 68.3 to 67.6. No sunspots have been seen since March 2
Ofcom has published updates on their work to improve mobile services and support the rollout of 5G in the UK
There is currently a chance to work some really rare grids. HF Voyager is an ocean-going drone currently making its way from Hawaii to California that can carry out amateur radio contacts in several digital modes
After facing criticism for its failure to warn fishing vessels at sea during Cyclone Ockhi, the Tamil Nadu State government plans to use shortwave radio broadcasts to provide vital information
Olivier ON4EI, is back again in Ireland from 18th to 28th March 2018 to operate EI8GQB. Thanks to the Tipperary radio club, he will use EI7T, the club vanity call, during the CQ WPX SSB contest
Is this Raspberry-Pi-based device the world's smallest DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) transmitter?
Thanks to a joint effort by ARRL and the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut (VRCMCT), a classic Gates BC-1T AM broadcast transmitter will enjoy a second life on the Amateur Radio bands for occasional use under W1AW or under the ARRL Headquarters Operators Club call sign, W1INF
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
The Icom UK D-STAR repeater, GB7IC, nears the magical figure of 2000 D-STAR callsign registrations. GB7IC's first registration was way back in April 2008, and ten years later nearly 2000 people have registered via our repeater to the gatewa
Sweden's IARU member-society the SSA report the communications regulator, PTS, is planning to introduce new amateur radio regulations on November 1, 2018. The current rules for amateur radio came into force in 2016
Not a lot of stations about at all till the weekend. Best DX, all weekend 8P5A (Barbados), with XR0YD (Easter Is) Saturday and 4M6R (Venezuela) on Sunday. I managed to work Sri Lanka but on 17m FT8
Ofcom has written to the 10 small-scale DAB triallists to propose further extending their trial licences until 31 March 2020
Members of the Italian DXpedition Team (IDT) will be active as TJ3TT from the Republic of Cameroon between March 15-29th
Last year, we had 15 people get together for an informal dinner in south Denver (Lone Tree). It was so much fun meeting people and swapping SOTA stories that we are going to do it again this year
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
More than 18 Sailors and civilians assigned to Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) received FCC amateur radio licenses from the ARRL, March 3, after passing a final written examination aboard the ship