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Technician License Training Course Added to ARRL’s YouTube Channel

ARRL’s YouTube channel, ARRLHQ, has launched a series of amateur radio Technician-class license courses. This series of videos features Dave Casler, KE0OG, QST’s “Ask Dave” columnist, who leads viewers through The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual. These videos supplement the manual and provide an overview of the sections you’ll be studying, along with a few videos on how things work. Share this ex...


Yasme Foundation Board Announces Grant, Award

The Yasme Foundation Board of Directors has announced that it will be giving a grant to the Seychelles Amateur Radio Association (SARA) to establish a facility for its recently formed (2018) amateur radio club.

The Yasme Foundation also announced that Steve Babcock, VE6WZ, of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is the latest recipient of its Excellence Award. This honor is presented to individuals and gro...


November QST Article Celebrates Centenary of the Beverage Antenna

The November issue of QST includes the article, “The Beverage Antenna, 100 Years Later,” by Ward Silver, N0AX, and Frank Donovan, W3LPL. The famous receiving antenna, designed and patented in 1921 by Harold Beverage, W2BML, remains popular for the low bands as increasing sunspot activity in Solar Cycle 25 leads to weaker signals on 160 and 80 meters. The article explains the Beverage antenna’s ...


Homebrew GPS tracker
Operating Modes/GPS
It is easy today to build a GPS tracking system for mobile applications that can be adapted to your needs. In fact, it is more accurate to speak of a GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) tracker, a term which encompasses the 4 positioning systems or satellite constellations.
New CQ World Wide Youth Category to Debut October 30 – 31

UN Day Transmission from Sweden’s SAQ Set for October 24

On United Nations Day, Sunday, October 24, the vintage and historical Alexanderson alternator in Grimeton, Sweden, with call sign SAQ, is scheduled to send out a message to the world on 17.2 kHz CW. The events of the day will be livestreamed on YouTube starting at 14:25 UTC. Transmitter startup and tuning will begin at 1430 UTC, with the message transmission to follow at 1500 UTC.

This year’s me...


Harold Smith, KE6TI, Wins the October 2021 QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRSM San Marino
Associazione Radioamatori Repubblica di San Marino
Half-Length Dipoles for 40 Meters
Antennas/40M/40 meter Dipole Antennas
Complete collection of the four main parts of this excellet research on modelling and designing half wave dipole antennas for 40 meters band, covering all aspects beginning from full wave length antennas, to shortened, loaded and reshaped dipoles
AMSAT-UK Online Colloquium Sunday Oct 24
The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium will be held as an online Zoom Webinar on Sunday, October 24. You don’t have to be a member of AMSAT-UK to attend, and the event is free
The low-down on long-wave: Unlicensed experimental radio
In the 125 years since Marconi made his first radio transmissions, the spectrum has been divvied up into ranges and bands, most of which are reserved for governments and large telecom companies
JOTA in Indonesia
Jamboree On The Air activities over the weekend of October 16-17 were covered by the press in Indonesia and quoted on the ORARI website
New CQ World Wide Youth category to debut October 30-31
The new Youth category for the CQ World Wide DX Contest will debut October 30 – 31 with the phone weekend. The category covers contesters age 25 years old or younger and applies to both the phone and CW weekends
Radio amateurs invited to participate in the Antarctic Eclipse Festival in December
The HamSCI Antarctic Eclipse Festival in December is seeking amateur radio participation. As the shadow of the moon passes across Antarctica on December 4, it will generate traveling ionospheric disturbances that will, in turn, affect radio propagation
UN Day transmission from Sweden's SAQ set for October 24
On United Nations Day, Sunday October 24th, 2021, the unique and historical Alexanderson alternator in Grimeton Sweden, with call sign SAQ, is scheduled to send out a message to the whole world on 17.2 kHz CW
School's ham radio space contact in the press
Newbury Today reports on the amateur radio contact between students at Mary Hare school and the International Space Station
IARU R1 Youth Working Group connecting with Scouts
IARU Region 1 report during the COVID-19 pandemic, Team YOTA established a monthly online series called “YOTA Online”. In one of its episodes the main topic covered was the 'JOTA/JOTI' scouts event
SmartSDR for Mac
Software/Macintosh
SDR control for FlexRadio Signature Series Rig for Apple Mac. FT8 integration, External Software support, Several additional Tools, display as many panadapters and slices your Radio is capable of.
United Nations Day
Members of the Global Service Centre ARC (4U1GSC) are now active as 4U24OCT from Brindisi, Italy. Activity is to mark 'United Nations Day' (October 24th), which has been celebrated since 1948
Last few days for eSwatini
Latvian RSF team continue to be active as 3DA0WW from eSwatini until October 26th. Activity will be on 160-10 meters using CW, SSB, RTTY and FT8 (F/H)
South Dublin Radio Club open again
Subject to government guidance on the further easement of coronavirus restrictions on the 22nd of October 2021, South Dublin Radio Club is delighted to invite all current club members, returning members and new prospective members, to the reopening of our club premises
Propagation Forecast Report
Propagation Forecast Report for the week ahead
Publications Library update
The IRTS Publications Library contains newsletters and other IRTS publications from 1948 to the year 2000
European DX Foundation activity
To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the European DX Foundation (EUDXF), look for the following stations to be using the special prefix callsign P*35EUDXF during the month of November
AmateurLogic.TV celebrates 16 years
AmateurLogic.TV, the world's first and longest running Amateur radio related video podcast, celebrated 16 years on the air Friday, October 15th
New episode transcripts
I learned today, sadly, that Joseph Cotton, W3TTT, became a silent key on July 31st, 2021
First POTA (Parks on the Air) in India
It is my immense pleasure to let you know that I (ARUNAVA DEY) CALL SIGN -VU3XRY AND ABHRAJIT DAS (VU3YDA) have recently Operated H.F ( HIGH FREQUENCY) RADIO From Kanchanjungha National Park DESIGNATED AS VU-0081, above an altitude of 6000 ft ASL in Sikkim, India
Kipsala DX Club
All about amateur radio, radiotechnique and radiosport. Large FAQ (not only for newcomers). How to become a ham. How to learn the Morse code. Technical and operating references in Russian
Japanese Amateur Radio Teleprinter Society (JARTS)
The biggest RTTY/PSK31 club in Japan includes info on JARTS RTTY Contest
HD8R Galapagos 2021
DX Resources/DX Peditions/2021 DXpeditions
DX Pedition to Galapagos will be active from October 26th to November 7th, from 6 to 160 meters (including Warc bands) on CW, SSB and Digi modes with at least 4 stations on the air at the same time.
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2140
Ham Cockpit, HF SIGNALS, PD Powerbank for SOTA Radios, SimpleSat Rotor Controller, Cigarette Pack for 20 meters Revised, Cross-Yagi 10el Antenna for 70cm, DDUtil for Flex Radio,
Limerick Clare Amateur Radio Club Rally
The Limerick Clare Amateur Radio Club will hold a Rally in the Radisson Blu Hotel on Sunday, 7th of November 2021
Kingdom of Eswatini
3DA0RU -- Russian DXpedtion Team (RUDXT) continue to be active near Mbabane until October 22nd. Activity will be on 160-6 meters using CW, SSB, FT8 and QO-100 satellite, with multiple stations
Radio amateur exam on 23 October
South Africa's RAE team and Council would like to wish the RAE candidates all the best for the upcoming RAE next Saturday morning
North Dublin Radio Club resume weekly meetings
The North Dublin Radio Club is pleased to announce that, following relaxation of Covid-19 restrictions, it has resumed its weekly meetings every Saturday night from 8pm

 

 
 
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