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The Langley Amateur Radio Club
The Langley Amateur Radio Club has been in existence since 1988 and received it's charter in 1989. It has a membership of approximately 20 active amateurs.
CDXA Periodic Table of Contests
DX Resources/Contest Calendars
A yearly contest calendar with most interesting amateur radio contests and QSO parties collected by Carolina DX Association
Harmful Coronavirus content on Loveworld breaks broadcasting rules for second time
An Ofcom investigation has found that religious satellite television channel, Loveworld, breached broadcasting rules for the second time in a year is now CLOSED
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ARRL Audio News - January 15, 2021
ARRL Audio News - January 15, 2021
Welcome to Amateur Radio for Newcomers
Operating Aids/Beginner's Guides
A complete guide for newcomers edited by the Radio Amateur Society of Australia Inc. This free PDF includes several basic articles for new hams, with particular reference to Australian regulations, but is however a good guide for those who are aproaching the hobby worldwide.
Just one week until the Winter 2021 AM QSO Party!
It is time to get those aerials checked and your vintage sets warmed or your modern transceiver tuned to AM. This can only mean one thing, the Winter AM QSO Party 2021 will soon be with us!
Ham radio centre at Ganga Sagar
By January 14 (Makar Sankranti) around 780,000 pilgrims had arrived at Ganga Sagar and radio amateurs from the West Bengal Radio Club established a QO-100 satellite ground station on the island
FT4 on the amateur radio satellites
The free English language AMSAT-EA January newsletter features an article by Carlos Flores EA3HAH about his experiences in operating WSJT FT4 on the linear (SSB) amateur satellites
Ofcom: Technologies shaping communications for the future
A new Ofcom report shines a light on the innovative, emerging technologies that could shape the communications industry in the future
Tips on operating a Satellite while Roving
In Episode 6 of DX Engineering’s Amateur Radio Satellite series, Sean Kutzko, KX9X, explores the fun of operating your amateur radio gear from a grid square other than the one where you live
CHESS CubeSat Constellation to carry FUNcube transponders
In 2020, a project between AMSAT-UK, AMSAT-NL and Swiss universities started with the aim of equipping two Swiss satellites with a linear transponder for amateur radio
Understanding Antenna Polarization
What is antenna polarization, and why does it matter. Horizontal versus Vertical versus Circular polarization. Undestanding how antennas perform better with different polarizations.
2021 QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo returning
The QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo will be returning between March 13-14th, for a full 48 hours
Israel's radio hams lose access to much Microwave spectrum
Radio amateurs in Israel have lost much of their spectrum between 1 and 6 GHz and suffered a draconian power reduction on 10 GHz
Higher ERP permitted for German automatic stations
DARC report the permitted radiated power limit for link sections of automatically operating stations has been increased to 1 kW
Interactive Smith chart
Antennas/Theory/Impedance matching
The interactive Smith chart enables users to navigate their way around a Smith chart, using simple discrete element impedance matching. This page allows users to try using the Smith chart, for education and interest purposes, without installing any software. Try changing the value in the load box to see the location of the impedance on the chart.
Former RAC President John 'Hoppy' Hopwood, VE7RD (SK)
Former Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) President John Farrell 'Hoppy' Hopwood, VE7RD, of North Vancouver, British Columbia, died on December 8. He was 91
ARISS live stream
This concerns today's ARISS contact with Shigagakuen Junior and Senior High School in Higashioumi, Japan scheduled for Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Home Construction talk by G0FUW and N6QW
The RSGB has made available the video of the talk on amateur radio construction given by Steve Hartley G0FUW and Pete Juliano N6QW on January 11
IARU preparing for WRC-23
The ARRL report preparations continue on the part of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) to represent the interests of the amateur and amateur-satellite services at World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23)
Dayton Hamvention 2021 cancelled
The Hamvention organizers have decided to cancel this year's show which had been planned for May 21-23 in Xenia, Ohio
International Amateur Radio Union Preparing for WRC-23

Preparations continue on the part of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) to represent the interests of the amateur and amateur-satellite services at World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23). The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) sponsors WRCs, typically every 4 years, to consider revisions to the international Radio Regulations that define frequency allocations for v...

Treasure Valley Radio Association, K7OJI.ORG
Radio club serving ham operators in Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon.
CTCSS Tone and Encoder
Technical Reference/DTMF
About Continuous Tone Coded Squelch System. In the amateur radio community CTCSS encode is referred to as Tone in radio programming and CTCSS decode is referred to as tone squelch
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2101
How to Listen to Real Spy Broadcasts, How I Installed a Ham Radio Antenna on my Truck, OpenRepeater for Raspberry Pi, Soundcard Interfacing, DigiSkimmer, Isolated PTT and CW Key interface, WiRES-X Bible, Simple Online QSL Generator, Ham radio 40-meter dipole: your first antenna, IC-705 completely cordless digital ham radio,
Interplanetary shock wave sparks auroras
Surprising forecasters, a shock wave buried in the solar wind hit Earth's magnetic field today, sparking rare blue auroras around the Arctic Circle
FM transponder ham radio satellite launches soon
The launch of the UVSQ-SAT satellite carrying an FM transponder is provisionally scheduled for January 21, 2021
North West AllStar Group
Recently, MB7IMB came on air in North Lancashire. MB7IMB is a simplex AllStar gateway on 145.2375 NFM with a CTCSS of 110.9
Radio Caroline North January
Tune in for more nostalgia courtesy of another Radio Caroline North broadcast this weekend 16th-17th January – our first 'North' of 2021!
Seven US Schools Move Forward in ARISS Selection Process

ARRL Life Member Neil Rapp, WB9VPG, is 2021 Carole Perry Educator of the Year

Orlando HamCation® has announced that ARRL Life Member Neil Rapp, WB9VPG, of Bloomington, Indiana, is the 2021 recipient of the Carole Perry Educator of the Year Award. The award recognizes an outstanding individual contribution in educating and advancing youth in amateur radio. It was first awarded in 2018 to its namesake, Carole Perry, WB2MGP, in honor of her work as an educator teaching stud...

Former RAC President John "Hoppy" Hopwood, VE7RD, SK

Former Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) President John Farrell “Hoppy” Hopwood, VE7RD, of North Vancouver, British Columbia, died on December 8. He was 91. Hopwood was instrumental in the founding of RAC and was inducted in 2015 as a member of the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame.

Hopwood spent his career in telecommunications, once working as a telegraph lineman. In 1971, he formed a Systems C...

Dayton Hamvention Cancels 2021 Show

AMSAT/Vanderbilt RadFXSat-2/Fox 1E Set to Launch


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