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Raspberry WSPR receiver
Technical Reference/Raspberry Pi
Tutorial- WSPR receiver with Raspberry Pi and RTL-SDR
Radio to the rescue
The Georgetown Gazette reports the most recent series of storms shows how amateur radio can play a vital role during power/communications outages
The 35th Annual NASWA Winter SWL Festival
The Winter SWL Fest is a conference of radio hobbyists of all stripes, from DC to daylight. Historically, every year scores of hobbyists have descended on the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania suburbs for a weekend of camaraderie
AMSAT EA receives two OSCAR designations: SO-114 and SO-115
On January 13, 2022, the EASAT-2 and HADES satellites were launched on a Falcon 9 launch vehicle from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Developed by AMSAT-EA, both satellites carry FM and digital repeater payloads to provide services to amateur radio enthusiasts around the world
Amateur radio equipment being sent to Tonga
The UK's Guardian newspaper reports a politician in Tonga has said an airdrop of Ham Radio equipment is being made to provide basic communications in the aftermath of the volcanic eruption
Junction 28 Radio Rally is back
Although we have missed a couple of years, South Normanton, Alfreton and District ARC are very pleased to announce the return of Junction 28 Radio Rally on Sunday 12th June
K7EUR Tobacco Valley Amateur Radio Club
TVARC Tobacco Valley Amateur Radio Club
Skilman - morse code course
Operating Modes/Morse code/Learning Morse Code
Developed by an expert in memory and cognition, the Skilman Introduction to Morse Code and Morse Code Speed Builder are a complete and comprehensive course of study.
ARRL Audio News - January 21, 2022


Building a 40m Delta Loop Antenna
Antennas/40M/40 meter Delta Loop Antennas
An experimento of a 40 meter delta loop antenna both in horizontal and vertical polarization and several elevation angles with interesting notes about the effect of the radial field under the antenna.
RSGB arranges special RSL for Queen’s Jubilee celebrations
Ofcom has kindly agreed to an RSGB request that radio amateurs licensed by Ofcom may celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty The Queen by using the special RSL ‘Q’
5 reasons to attend March 12-13 QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
Our next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo will be held live from March 12-13, and then on-demand for 30 days afterwards. We promise an amazing learning and networking experience to help you improve your amateur radio knowledge and get exposed to new ideas, equipment, and practical techniques
RSGB National Radio Centre re-opens soon
The RSGB National Radio Centre will re-open to visitors from Monday 31 January and will be open seven days a week
Jonathan Groves, M0VRI co-opted as RSGB Board Director
Jonathan Groves, M0VRI has been co-opted to the RSGB Board until the AGM 2022 to carry out a three-month review of RSGB youth activities and opportunities
Portugal acts against radio interference
IARU-R1 reports Portugal's communications regulator ANACOM acts to eradicate interference and abuse of radio spectrum
New RSGB Honorary Treasurer
The RSGB Board is pleased to confirm the appointment of Chris Wood, GD6TWF as Honorary Treasurer with immediate effect
Extended ARRL Team Will Support February’s ARRL National Convention in Orlando

Two Radio Amateurs Appointed to the FCC Technological Advisory Council (TAC)

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel named two prominent radio amateurs among her appointments to the FCC Technological Advisory Council (TAC) on January 19. Appointed were Greg Lapin, N9GL, and Michelle Thompson, W5NYV. Lapin chairs the ARRL RF Safety Committee and has represented ARRL The National Association for Amateur Radio on the TAC since 2001. on the TAC since 2001.

ARRL Laboratory Manager...


Building a SainSmart USB Antenna Switch
Technical Reference/Antenna Switch
Building an automatic 8ch USB Relay switch using an existing Ameritron RCS-8V Remote Control Coax Switch and an externally mounted 5-way switch.
Bangladesh Amateur Radio League founder Saif Shahid, S21A (SK)
Saif D. Shahid, S21A/KF6WJZ/G1NWJ, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, died on January 10. He was 73
EASAT-2 and HADES update
AMSAT-EA Mission Manager Felix EA4GQS provides an update on the status of the EASAT-2 and HADES satellites launched on January 13, 2021
QST magazine looks at Diversity and Inclusion
In the February 2022 issue of QST magazine the editorial by ARRL President David Minster NA2AA is titled Diversity and Inclusion: Driving Amateur Radio’s Growth
Networks of Service
President of The American Legion Amateur Radio Club (TALARC), Marty Justis W9WMJ, writes about Amateur Radio and the Legion
Nordic HF Conference 2022 to be held in Fårö Sweden
The Nordic HF Conference takes place every 3 years, the next one is planned for August 15-17, 2022
IARU Region 1 Monitoring System Vice Coordinator Peter Jost, HB9CET, Retires

Citing age, health, and personal issues, Peter Jost, HB9CET, has stepped down as International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) Vice Coordinator. He will continue to serve as IARUMS Coordinator for Switzerland’s IARU member-society USKA (Union Schweizerischer Kurzwellen-Amateure).

IARU Region 1 said that Jost, who received the IARUMS R1 Medal in 2021, has made a major cont...


FCC Seeks Attorney-Advisor for its Mobility Division

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has posted an opening for an attorney-advisor in the Mobility Division of its Wireless Telecommunications Bureau in Washington, DC.

As a principal attorney with mid-to-senior level responsibilities, the individual’s job duties would include working on policy, rulemaking, and legal issues; drafting Commission- and Bureau-level rulemaking and adjudicatio...


HF9V Antenna Setup and mods
Radio Equipment/HF Vertical Antenna
Installation and modification of the popular Butternut HF9V antenna with the optional 160 meter addon. Article includes a modification to improve the performance on the top band
HL Hunley Submarine commemorative station – N4HLH
Every February 17th will mark the anniversary of the sinking of the U.S.S. Housatonic by the submarine H. L. Hunley in Charleston SC.This is the anniversary of the first successful sinking of a warship by a submarine
Bay Area relatives get message of hope from Tonga
In the aftermath of the Tonga volcanic eruption KPIX 5 News interviewed Dick Wade WM6G of the Mount Diablo Amateur Radio Club
Ham radio event at East Essex Hackspace
Essex Ham are planning to have their first get-together of 2022 this coming Saturday afternoon, January 22, at the East Essex Hackspace in Hockley - all are welcome to attend
ARES activates as fire destroys 1,000 Colorado homes
ARRL report Amateur Radio Emergency Services (BCARES) volunteers turned out on December 30, 2021 as the devastating Marshall Fire roared through Superior and (portions of) Louisville, Colorado
Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society member detects Tonga volcano
How the huge volcanic eruption in Tonga was picked up by Amateur Radio enthusiasts in Harborough, Leicestershire – over 10,000 miles away
ARRL: Ham radio use of 3.45–3.5 GHz must cease by April 14, 2022
ARRL reports the FCC has established April 14, 2022, as the date by which amateur radio transmissions must stop in the upper 3.45 – 3.5 GHz segment of the amateur secondary 9-centimeter band
Video: ‘Reviewing the Icom ID-52E 5W D-STAR Transceiver'
Together with Bob McCreadie G0FGX and his colleagues at TX Films, Icom UK are pleased to share with you this comprehensive yet simple to understand video which not only provides a great introduction to this radio but also provides many tips on how to use it
New Section Manager Appointed for Northern New York

 

 
 
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