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French Defence Ministry seeks radio receivers, jammers
The French Defence Ministry has a tender out for radio jammers that can be drone-mounted. The government's Defence Innovation Agency has put out a request for proposals in search of a small, low-power warfare device that can find radio communication transmitters while mounted on a fixed or rotary-wing drone and possibly disable the signals through jamming
Fifty-three community radio stations to receive emergency funding
Ofcom has announced that 53 community radio stations will receive emergency funding through the Community Radio Fund
ARISS contact is scheduled with students at Bishop Guertin High School, Nashua, New Hampshire, USA
Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) has received schedule confirmation for an ARISS radio contact with astronauts
Last chance to apply for BBDL Full exam online training
Wednesday, February 17, is the last day for those who've passed their Intermediate exam to apply to join the free Bath Based Distance Learning Full exam course
Vital role of amateur radio in disaster communications
IBM's Weather Channel reports about how heroic Ham Radio operators use radio waves to carry out post-disaster rescue operations
ITU News Magazine - World Radio Day 2021
The latest issue of the free ITU News Magazine covers World Radio Day and features two articles on amateur radio
EURAO - European Radio Amateurs Organization
Meeting point of radio amateurs associations from around the world where introduce and share their activities and experiences. It is about giving voice to all those independent radio clubs of any country interested in exchanging knowledge with the others.
Aerial-Parts of Colchester
Shopping and Services/Antenna Parts
Online antenna parts store, providing many accessories for amateur radio antenna homebrewing. Boom joiners, aluminium parts, elements clamps, filters, ferrites, fasteners, plasti caps, dipole elements. Based in UL
French National Society, REF, announce growth in licence holders
France's National Amateur Radio Society, REF, recently reported on license figures for the last five years
Shannon Basin Radio Club lectures
The Shannon Basin Radio Club has been holding regular on-line talks, on a variety of topics, ranging from co-axial cable, QSLing to logging software
ICQ Podcast - Joy of VHF and above
In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features is the Joy of VHF and Above with Tim Kirby (GW4VXE) followed by your listener feedback
Oscar and the Ham with Jean Shepherd K2ORS
Jean Shepherd, K2ORS, introduces PBS audiences to the world of amateur radio satellite communication back in 1975
'Build-a-thons' at the Next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
The March 13-14, 2021 QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo will offer an exciting “buildathon” of four (4) live virtual kit building workshops
Get ready for 10 meters - cheap and effective
Tom (WA9TDD) and Quin (K8QS) explain how to get ready for 10-meter amateur radio operation, including propagation, equipment, antennas, and modes. When 10 is hot, it's hot
Online Yagi Antenna Calculator
Antennas/Antenna Calculators
HF Beam Calculator for Amateur Radio and CB Communications
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2106
RX Loop Antenna for 80 and 160 Meters, TinyCAD, ZenitPCB, Home Brew paddles, LogiSim - Logic Circuit Simulator, KiCad EDA, DesignSpark - RS Online, S50CLX Live DX Cluster, JD1BMH online log, Volda Communication
Swains Island DXpedition news
Make a virtue of necessity..... Almost a year ago we were fully equipped and packed. Ready to go to Swains. The unfortunate COVID pandemic caused this plan to be postponed
Ham Radio's SuitSat returns in short horror film
SuitSat loses its innocence in a new video short sci-fi thriller Decommissioned
QSO Today with Patrick Stoddard WD9EWK
Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK, is best known for his satelite QSOs using portable gear from grid squares all over the World. He documents and captures many of his contacts and the equipment that he uses on his website and YouTube Channel
KlaTrack
Software/Satellite tracking
A simple program that shows when target spacecraft would be above the horizon.
International Milk Tart Day
The first SARL 40 m Club Grid Square sprint for 2021 takes place from 12:00 to 13:00 UTC (14:00 to 15: CAT) on Saturday 27 February, which is also International Milk Tart Day
A new form of space weather: Earth Wind
There's a new form of space weather--and it comes from our own planet. Electrified "Earth wind" is streaming through space, much like the solar wind but different
ARRL Audio News - February 12, 2021
ARRL Audio News - February 12, 2021
ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Monday, February 15, for Presidents Day.

ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Monday, February 15, for Presidents Day. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions on that day. Headquarters will re-open on Tuesday, February 16, at 8:30 AM.


Lightweight 144 MHz Yagi antenna
Antennas/2M
A Lightweight 2m Yagi for SOTA. The boom is 20mm PVC electrical conduit and the elements are 2.4mm aluminium TIG welding rod. The antenna is carried as a single length of conduit with the elements stowed inside the boom, sealing them in with a bung. The driven element is connected directly to 50 Ohm coax with a BN-43-202 balun core to decouple the coax shield.
Fancy some authentic cold war radio gear?
Fancy some authentic cold war radio gear? Comes with some unique accessories! We are pleased to be offering a unique private collection of part restored V Bomber cockpits, along with many additional individual items from the collection
German Special Event
Look for special event stations DR100JL and DQ100JL to be active from Dessau-Rosslau City between March 1st and May 31st, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Junkers Luft-verkehrs Aviation AG and Air Traffic
Digital Modes with WSJT-X
Dan Maloney KC1DJT writes on Hackaday about the WSJT-X software suite which supports the popular amateur radio digital mode FT8
World Radio Day 2021 on BBC World Service
To mark World Radio Day on Saturday 13 February 2021, the BBC World Service has some special content to be broadcast over the weekend
RSGB's 'Get on the air to care' construction competition winners
The RSGB's Get on the air to care construction competition was for projects made during the Autumn 2020 lockdown, the Christmas and New Year holiday period or the early 2021 lockdown
ARRL reject additional VEC's
ARRL has told the FCC that no additional Volunteer Examiner Coordinators (VEC) are needed to oversee the administration of amateur radio exams by Volunteer Examiners (VEs)
Ofcom fines KTV £50,000 for serious broadcasting breaches
Ofcom has today imposed fines totalling £50,000 on Khalsa Television Limited (KTV) for serious breaches of our broadcasting rules
WIA considering ACMA consultation response
WIA Director and Secretary Peter Clee VK8ZZ reports on the ACMA amateur radio licence consulation
Special ham radio callsigns to celebrate Greek Revolution
In 2021, Greece is celebrating the bicentennial of the 1821 Greek Revolution after a period of 400 years of occupation by the Ottoman Turks
ARRL Plans Weekend of Specials for Hams Missing Orlando HamCation® 2021

This weekend, February 13-14, was supposed to be the ARRL National Convention at Orlando HamCation. While members will have to wait until next year for our National Convention, ARRL will be hosting a special “At Home Expo” this weekend. Enjoy a special video from ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR; ARRL staff, and the HamCation committee. Look for limited offers including membership premiums, l...


 

 
 
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