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Packet Radio with Raspberry Pi 2 and Baofeng Radio
Operating Modes/Packet Radio
Remotely-Operated 1200 Baud AX.25 Narrowband Packet Radio and APRS on a Baofeng UV-5RA and Raspberry Pi 2


TF3YOTA on the air in December
Iceland's national amateur radio society IRA reports TF3YOTA will be active from December 1 for Youngsters On The Air mont


How to install a PL259 on RG58 coax
In this video Ria Jairman N2RJ explains how to install a PL259 on RG58 coax and looks at Wifi connectors, SMA and TNC F connectors and why we use them in ham radio


FCC takes action against marketing of unauthorized transceivers
On November 24 FCC Enforcement Bureau (EB) issued a citation and order concerning the illegal marketing of unauthorized radio frequency devices


ARISS telebridge contact with school in Italy
An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Victor Glover KI5BKC with students at Scuola Scuola Secondaria di I grado “Anna Frank”, Pistoia, Italy, Pistoia, Italy


CSRA - Chicago Suburban Radio Association
Founded in 1924 CSRA is one of the oldest ham radio clubs in the USA


HF Skeleton Slot Antennas
Antennas/Skeleton Slot
HF Skeleton Slot An antenna system with a difference.


Afghanistan operation
Robert, S53R, who has been active from Kabul since early September 2019 and will be there for another year, has been active as T6AA and T6A during major contests


Discussion point
Hello, I'm Geoff Emery, VK4ZPP, and I've been thinking. How sad is it that the ACMA had to post a request to the Amateur Community to use courteous behaviour when they are in contact with the Australian Maritime College


German Gov recognizes importance of Electromagnetic compatibility
DARC report that Germany's Federal Government recognizes the importance of Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in the development of microelectronics


Ham radio contact spurred South Pole visit
Forbes magazine describes how an amateur radio contact with the Amundsen-Scott Station at the South Pole spurred Jim Clash WA3JID to travel there and operate the ham radio station


Special call signs in Belgium during the second lockdown period
Due to the recent stricter COVID-19 measures, many radio amateurs will be forced to spend most of the following weeks at home again


QSO Today - Episode 001 - Arie Kleingold - PA3A
Arie Kleingold, PA3A, came to my attention because of his DXpeditions, through Mercy Ships, hospital ships, off the coast of Africa


Yasme Foundation Announces Excellence Awards

The Yasme Foundation has announced the latest recipients of the Yasme Excellence Award. They are Brett Ruiz, PJ2BR, and Helena Ruiz, PJ2ZZ; Bob Wilson, N6TV; Jari Perkiömäki, OH6BG, and Jim Brown, K9YC. The Yasme Excellence Award recognizes individuals and groups who, through their own service, creativity, effort, and dedication, have made a significant contribution to amateur radio. This may b...



ARRL Asks FCC to Allow 3.4-GHz Operation until Spectrum is Occupied

In comments to the FCC, ARRL has argued that radio amateurs be allowed to continue shared operation in the 3.4 GHz band until 5G licensees who purchase the spectrum when the FCC puts it up for auction initiate incompatible operations. In its Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) in WT Docket 19-348, the FCC had proposed to sunset the band for amateur radio in two phases, governed by whe...



About Digital Modes
Operating Modes/Digital Modes
This article is designed as an introduction to some of the more popular digital modes. From HSCW to FT8 and interesting article with detailed information on popular and historical amateur radio digital modes.


Little green cannonballs of light
Researchers and citizen scientists have just discovered a new phenomenon: "Little green cannonballs of light" streaking through the atmosphere faster than 1000 mph during some geomagnetic storms. And they're not auroras


Former West Virginia Section Manager Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY (SK)
Former West Virginia Section Manager Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY, of South Charleston died on November 20 of COVID-19 complications. An ARRL Member, she was 85


December YOTA Month activity – DYM 2020
IARU Region 1 Youth Working Group Chair Philipp DK6SP writes about the upcoming Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) activity month


Amateur radio on BBC Radio Essex
On Tuesday, November 24, CB and amateur radio featured in Sonia Watson's popular Breakfast show on BBC Radio Essex



 

 
 
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