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Cheshire County DX ARC
The Cheshire County DX Amateur Radio Club - or CCDX ARC - Has been around for well over a decade. The longest running club ever in this area.
50 MHz F2 Propagation Mechanisms
Propagation/Sporadic E
In order to understand, however imperfectly, when the band will open, it is essential to have some understanding of why the band will open. Article by J. R. Kennedy K6MIO/KH6, Gemini Observatory Hilo, Hawaii
IARUMS July newsletter now available
Page 20 of the latest IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter has a report from German radio amateurs on the large number of Fishery Buoys operating in the primary amateur 28 MHz band
GB80CH - 80th Radar Anniversary
GB80CH will be on-the-air August 11-23 to commemorate the crucial role that radar played in the Battle of Britain 80 years ago
First Slovenia to Slovenia contact on 40 MHz
On the 9th of August 2020, Borut S50B and Ivo S59F managed to complete a contact on 40.680 MHz for the first contact on the new 8-metre band between two Slovenian stations
Congratulations to Ana EA7KMA on HAREC success
IRTS congratulate Dublin-based IRTS SWL member EI1570 Ana Cañizares Bejarano of the Technological University Dublin, who recently sat and passed the HAREC examination in her native Spain
GQRP Club releases agenda for its Online Convention 2020
The GQRP Club has released a detailed agenda for its Online Convention 2020, taking place on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September
San Angelo Amateur Radio Club
Amateur radio club serving the Concho Valley of West Texas for over 70 years providing public service and SKYWARN severe weather spotting service to the National Weather Service.
Homemade capacitors
Technical Reference/Components
A gallery of home made capacitors made with ALU clamping plates and teflon insultators
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2017
GPS time sync for modern digital modes, PA0RDT Active Antenna, IC7300BKT Icom IC-7300 CAT Control, Grid Calculator, Buddipole as a J-Pole for 50 MHz, Meinberg NTP for Windows, Master Callsign Database Editor
Laindon Radio Club meeting
The Laindon Radio Club is scheduling it’s next club meeting for the 21st Aug after a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 restrictions
Kerala Flooding: Ham radio operators offer support
The Times of India reports a group of amateur radio enthusiasts has extended their support to ensure emergency communication with rescue operations in Idukk
SOTA Mountain Goats - G7HEM and IK2LEY
Congratulations to Mike Hartley G7HEM who has become a SOTA Mountain Goat by achieving 1000 points from SOTA activations
Italy - ARI
Associazione Radioamatori Italiani
Manufacturers/Parts and Surplus
HAM-made engineering products supplies and produces coaxial relays, antenna switches, sequencers, roller inductors, variable capacitors, low noise preamplifiers, RF power rotary switches and coil bodies.
2020 edition of the W/VE Island QSO Party
The US Islands Awards Program 2020 W/VE Islands QSO Party will be from 1200z 29 August to 0300z 30 August 2020
Central Coast Amateur Radio Club News
The club would like to announce that the AMC has approved face to face training and examination sessions
GB2VJ on the air for V-J Day
GB2VJ is on-air from 8th August until 4th September 2020 activated by members of the Essex CW Club
ILLW a Beacon of Hope
With 2 weeks to go, registrations have reached 300 with only 8 cancellations so far due to Covid 19 restrictions which have caused some lighthouses to be off limits to the public as well as well meaning amateur radio operators
Zoom Satellite Presentation
ARRL instructor and AMSAT-NA Ambassador Clint Bradford, K6LCS, will be presenting his "Working Amateur Satellites With Your HT” session at the Saturday, August 15, 2020 meeting of the Team Radio GA in southeast Georgia. The session will begin at 9AM Georgia time
Icom announces ID-52 D-STAR Digital Handheld Transceiver
Icom has announced details of the ID-52 D-STAR Digital Handheld Transceiver. The ID-52 VHF/UHF dual-band digital transceiver is the latest in a long line of D-STAR handportables from Icom and succeeds the popular ID-51EPLUS2
WiFI vSWR Meter
Technical Reference/SWR Meters
When building antennas for the Wifi band (Like the 8dBi omni), a need for an easy way to check the antennas arose. A Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR) meter useable at the 2.4GHz band is however, hard to find.
RSGB release Board Proceedings
The RSGB has released the Board proceedings for January to April, 2020, and they include mention of a possible new UK Beginners amateur radio licence
Perseid meteor alert
Earth is entering a stream of debris from giant comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle, source of the annual Perseid meteor shower
USKA pays bonus to sign up new members
To address declining membership Switzerland's national amateur radio society USKA is paying a bonus to those who sign up new members
ARRL Audio News - August 7, 2020
ARRL Audio News - August 7, 2020
Campus Radio Clubs Face an Altered Fall Landscape

Many colleges and universities are preparing incoming students for fall classes, amid a complex landscape of re-entry plans due to COVID-19. Schools are pursuing a variety of instructional modalities, including live and asynchronous online classes, reduced-size or no in-person classes, and hybrid classes with some mix of it all. At schools where in-person attendance is allowed, the emphasis is ...

The September Issue of Digital QST is Now Available!

Outages Affect Receipt of Applications, FCC License Processing

The Newington, Connecticut, US Post Office, which serves ARRL Headquarters, is without power, so ARRL is receiving little or no mail, affecting the receipt of amateur radio exam session paperwork as well as other mail and parcels. The outage is a result from damage due to Tropical Storm Isaias. In addition, the FCC electronic batch filing system was down for about 24 hours and did not process a...

Blackmore Vales Amateur Radio Society
The web pages of the Blackmore Vale Amateur Radio Society
German Ham Radio Podcast. Der Amateurfunk-Podcast
F8AVO station radioamateur
This blog is devoted to my station and all of my radio activities
80m Top Loaded Vertical Antenna
TLV80 is model of a Top Loaded Vertical Antenna is doing a good job for DX on 80 m band. A version for 80m-30m is provided.
STEM clubs connecting students with space with ham radio
The Ramona Sentinel reports school students are preparing for their upcoming contact with the International Space Station via amateur radio
UK Intermediate
With 775 students at time of writing, my online Intermediate course has taken off and gaining interest


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