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Ham radio at XI National Scout Jamboree
Indonesia's ORARI reports they had two exhibition stands at the XI National Scout Jamboree in Cibubur, East Jakarta, August 14-21
Collective Communication
Keith (EI5KJ) informs us that following on from their recent highly successful weekend portable operation during the SSB Field Day, South East Ireland's newest radio group, known as Collective Communication, are in the process of arranging further radio activities and events
23cm Band and RNSS Coexistence September update
As the WRC-23 approaches studies regarding AI9.1b (23cm and RNSS) are working towards conclusions. However the IARU is not content that all the operational aspects of the amateur service usage of the 1240-1300 MHz band are being properly considered
Ham radio exam session to be held in Beijing
China is to hold the first exam this year for the country's highest class of amateur radio license, equivalent to CEPT HAREC or USA Extra. The exam session will take place in Beijing
Coming Next Week
QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo. Meet around our campfire, with some of the Bouvet Island DXpedition Team 2023, on our snowy Kumospace simulation of the top of Bouvet Island
Digital Mode Interface
Technical Reference/Sound Card Radio Interfacing
The use of an isolation interface between the radio and the pc is higly recommended,in order to avoid the problems that could be caused from ground loops. This project includes schematic and assembly instructions
Saint Malo Radio Club Special Event
Members of the Saint Malo Radio Club will activate special event station, TM8R, during the 'Route du Rhum', a sailing ship race from Saint-Malo (France) to Pointe-a-Pitre (Guadeloupe Island)
The ZS SOTA, ZSFF and Heritage Spring Day
The ZS SOTA, ZSFF and Heritage Spring Day will be on Saturday 24 September (National Braai Day and Heritage Day)
Australia: Five-year spectrum outlook
The WIA reports the Australia communications regulator ACMA has released it's five-year spectrum outlook
5 MHz allocations in Southern Africa
SARL News reports Namibia, eSwatini, Mozambique and Zimbabwe all have the WRC-15 5 MHz band allocation, while Kenya has 5275-5450 kHz
Sable Island CY0S DXpedition news
The 2023 team is very pleased to announce that DX Engineering is a major sponsor of the DXpedition
CQ Magazine news
The following important statement was sent out by Richard Moseson, W2VU, Editor of CQ Magazine
QSO Today - Michael Kalter, W8CI
Michael Kalter, W8CI, became infatuated with radio as a young boy growing up in rural Ohio in the days of Sputnik and President Kennedy’s race to the moon
London Amateur Radio Club
Serving London, Ontario, Canada and Area since 1920
Larkfield Amateur Radio Club Inc.
Currently operate 3 repeater locations in Dix Hills, Huntington and Smithtown on 2 Meters, 1.25 Meters & 70 Centimeters.
Patented RF choke test
Antennas/Feed Lines/Choke
A reproduction test of a a binocular ferrite core and winds a total of 7 turns is a patented rf choke with an unusual winding, although this winding scheme reduces the inductance, it might result in a much larger bandwidth over which the choke has a sufficiently large impedance. The Author test this model by reproducing the choke.
ARRL Audio News September 9, 2022

Richard Tell, K5UJU, Receives IEEE SA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association (IEEE SA) Awards and Recognition Committee has selected ARRL member Richard A. (Ric) Tell, K5UJU, as the recipient of the IEEE SA Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tell has more than 50 years of outstanding contributions to the science and technology of non-ionizing radiation safety, and has developed standards for measurement...

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Returns September 17 - 18

The 5th QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo is September 17 - 18, 2022. The fully-interactive and full-featured virtual ham radio convention will provide great interactive presentations, new content, and excellent networking opportunities including 50+ amateur radio presentations on a wide variety of subjects.

Check out the full list of Presentations and get the downloadable schedule.

For the first time...

80m-40m Dual-Band Vertical
A dual band 40-80 vertical antenna on an 18m Spiderbeam Fiberglass Spiderpole, with monoband performance
Operators Ron/PA3EWP, Guenter/DL2AWG, Erno/DK2AMM and Gerben/PG5M will be active as 5R8WP, 5R8WG, 5R8MM and 5R8CG, respectively, from Nosy Be Island (AF-057), Madagascar, between October 11-22nd
Online Talk: An alternative view of Solar Cycle 25
On Wednesday, September 14, Denby Dale Amateur Radio Society will have talk by Frank Howell K4FMH about his theory regarding sunspot predictions, all are welcome to join the Zoom session
Amateur radio makes the connection to save lives in Wisconsin and Idaho
The following two rescue stories are great examples of why amateur radio is important
ARRL Board Holds Second Annual Meeting

PalmVE is a program for Palm based handheld computers that is built to aid as a virtual volunteer examiner for amateur radio written tests
The Making of a Ham
A ham radio blog primarily focused on newbies and those interested in the hobby. Covers a wide area of subjects that might be of interest to Amateur Radio operators, and material that can be used to study for the Amateur Radio tests.
Yaesu FTDX101 Review by IZ0FIB
Radio Equipment/HF Transceivers/Yaesu FTDX101
A comprehensive and exhaustive review of Yaesu FTDX101 transceiver. Article is in Italian and can be easily translated in your language
How to assemble a narrow cw filter readers know that I'm a big fan of the venerable Yaesu FT-817 and FT-818 series transceiver - So much so, I own two FT-817NDs
NASA to discuss status of next Artemis I Moon Mission launch attempt
NASA will hold a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 8, to discuss next steps for the Artemis I mission to launch the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft from the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida
Radio ham to honor broadcast engineers lost on 9/11
Radio World report a New England ham radio repeater is to be dedicated to the memory of six broadcast engineers killed in the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center
Germany: New Entry-Level license class 'N' on its way
DARC reports on the planned introduction of an entry-level amateur radio license, it will be limited to just 10w EIRP in the 144 and 430 MHz bands but they can build their own equipment
Amateur Radio on BBC Radio 4 Shortcuts
Treetop antennas, a witness from history and a dialogue with a loudspeaker - Josie Long presents short radio docs and adventures in sound inspired by broadcasts into the ether
More African countries arrive on 60 m
Word has just arrived via the South African Radio League (SARL) that three new African countries have joined the ranks of 5 MHz / 60 m operators
Build a Complete QRP Station at the QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo
Rex Harper, W1REX, and Stephen Houser, N1SH, will present two, live, two-hour, Build-A-Thons on each day of the Expo where the sum of both projects is a complete QRP CW ham station. Just add headphones and a battery and you are on the air!
KC2G HF MUF Propagation maps
Propagation/MUF Indicators
Ionospheric propagation maps MUF and critical frequency


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