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Airwaves kept abuzz for 95 years
Hans van de Groenendaal ZS6AKV got some good publicity for Amateur Radio by a sending a press release to the Bloemnuus newspaper
ARISS-USA formed
In late May, the USA team of the ARISS International working group became an incorporated non-profit entity in the state of Maryland, officially becoming ARISS-USA
Online exam booking system proves popular
The RSGB report that 300 candidates booked a remotely-invigilated online Foundation exam in the first 5 days of the new booking system being live
Wichita Amateur Radio Club
WARC was established in December, 1932
GPS2Time
Software/Time
A means of sync-ing your computer clock using a GPS Receiver. GPS2Time is another GPS network time synchronization software application for Window 7 and higher. Freeware.
GPS time
Software/Time
GPSTime is a small freeware applet that corrects your PC clock using GPS. GPSTime reads the serial data coming out of your GPS receiver and decodes the $GPRMC messages to determine the precise UTC time. Works on Windows Vista/7/8/10 with PC with serial ports.
Time-Sync for Windows
Software/Time
Time-Sync is a freeware software to synchronize the time of your system. Time-Sync is installed as a service, the configuration is very easy for each user and can be done in a few steps. Up to five redundant time servers can be configured.
BktTimeSync
Software/Time
BktTimeSync synchronizes the PC time using an internet time server (NTP server) or a GPS receiver connected to USB, serial port or Bluetooth. Great for use with digital modes like FT8, JT65, JT9, JS8Call and others. For the operation of this program requires an active internet connection or a GPS receiver. This program works on all versions of Windows 32 or 64 bit
PSKReporter Viewer
Software/Weak Signal
Do you want to see how your FT8 signals are being received in the other parts of the globe?
How To Sync Your Computer Clock
How to accurately sync your PC clock using software programs that connect NTP servers or GPS system
EURAO Newsletter June 2020
EURAO Newsletter comes out quarterly, either in pdf format and as a website. Spread the word!
History of amateur radio in Wallonia
The Regional Archives of Wallonia (Southern Belgium) has published a free 118 page book - Wallonia and amateur radio through the archives and writings of Pierre Stoffel ON4PS
MacLoggerDX Version 6.29 released
http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2020/june/macloggerdx-version-6-29-released.htm
Ofcom EMF Consultation: Your response needed by Friday, June 12
Ofcom are proposing to impose onerous new licence conditions and mandatory guidance on all licensees (not just amateurs) who are able to transmit >10W EIRP, prompted by recent but unjustified 5G concerns etc
ARRL Audio News - June 5, 2020
ARRL Audio News - June 5, 2020
KN6EQU Balloon Wins Cross-Country Educational Challenge Race

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) partner ISS Above inventor Liam Kennedy, KN6EQU, of Pasadena, California, has been declared the winner of a mid-altitude cross-continent educational challenge balloon race. His balloon was one of four launched on June 1 from the west coast with the goal of reaching the Eastern Time Zone first. Coming in second was the balloon of Ted Tagam...


The Yasme Foundation Announces Supporting Grant to Open Research Institute

The Yasme Foundation has made a supporting grant to the Open Research Institute (ORI) to enable completion of ORI’s Phase 4 Ground Station Project. ORI is a non-profit IRS 501(c)(3) research and development organization that provides all of its work to the general public under the principles of open source and open access to research. The Phase 4 Ground Station Project is an open-source satelli...


ARISS Establishes Itself as an Independent Organization

Going forward, the US arm of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station International working group will be known as ARISS-USA, an independent organization. ARISS serves as the intermediary to arrange contacts between schools and organizations on Earth and ISS crew members. ARISS-USA incorporated as a non-profit entity in Maryland in late May. The move will allow ARISS-USA to work ind...


The 2019 DXCC Yearbook is now available for download
The yearbook includes the 2019 Annual List and Clinton B. DeSoto Challenge top scorers for 2019
Yasme Foundation supporting grant to scholarship programs
The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation announces that it has made the following grant at its May 20, 2020 board meeting
India: Update on SpaceX Dragon story
A story in the Ahmedabad Mirror newspaper adds clarity to the report by the ANI News Agency about Adhir Saiyadh VU2MAU and the SpaceX Dragon astronauts
Eighty one community radio stations receive emergency cash funding
Around a third of community radio stations in the UK have successfully applied for emergency cash funding to help them through the Covid-19 pandemic, Ofcom announced today
McGan Award call for submissions
We know that the Covid-19 pandemic is at the forefront of everyone’s thoughts. Please remain safe
RSGB thanks volunteers
To mark National Volunteers’ Week, RSGB Board Director Philip Willis M0PHI has recorded a short video clip to thank all RSGB volunteers
June 2020 Festival of Frequency Measurement
HamSCI is looking for amateur radio operators in the eastern hemisphere to help collect propagation data during the June 21 eclipse. Data collection requires an HF radio connected to a computer
HAMEXPO 2020 cancelled
French national amateur radio society REF has announced the amateur radio event HAMEXPO 2020, which had been planned for October 10 in Le Mans, has been cancelled
IARU Region 2 Executive Committee Meets in Videoconference

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 2 Executive Committee (EC) held its quarterly meeting on May 28 via videoconference. In addition to routine business, the panel was briefed by IARU R2 Workshops Coordinator Augusto Gabaldoni, OA4DOH. He reported that, as of the meeting date, nearly 400 have subscribed and more than 2,800 have viewed the first four workshops, either live on Zoo...


WSJT-X Version 2.2.0 is Now in General Release

Six Meters Recently Running Hot

“June 2020 Festival of Frequency Measurement” Seeks Ham Radio Volunteers

Huntsville Hamfest Canceled

The 2020 Huntsville Hamfest has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event’s Board of Directors has announced. The Huntsville Hamfest was sanctioned as the 2020 ARRL Southeastern Division Convention. Full refunds to prepaid commercial and flea market vendors will be processed via the mode in which payment was made. Online ticket purchases will be credited to PayPal accounts. Embassy ...


ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference Issues Call for Papers

Six meter Band Plan IARU Reg 1
50 MHz IARU Region 1 bandplan
PI4DX contest group
We are a contest station situated in the South West part of the Netherlands in the province of Zeeland,
Thornbury & South Gloucestershire Amateur Radio Club
TSGARC Amateur Radio club Thornbury & South Gloucestershire Englang UK

 

 
 
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