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WICEN hits the airwaves on the BBC World Service
Australia's WICEN NSW Forward Commander, Compton Allen, was interviewed on the BBC World Service's Digital Planet programme where he spoke of the role amateur radio operators are playing as part of the emergency response in the Aussie bushfire crisis
Puerto Rico ham radio operators on maximum alert following Puerto Rico's earthquakes 2020
At the end of December 2019 and in early January 2020, the southwestern part of the island of Puerto Rico was struck by a series of strong earthquakes, including six that were of magnitude 5 or greater
USKA preparing response to Article 37a on ham radio antennas
Switzerland's national amateur radio society USKA is preparing its response to OFCOM's consultation regarding the new Article 37a on ham radio antennas in the FMG Telecommunications Act
ARRL Audio News - January 17, 2020
ARRL Audio News - January 17, 2020
Large-Scale DXpedition to Timor-Leste Planned for this Fall

The Lagunaria DX Group is planning a “large-scale DXpedition” to Timor-Leste (4W) in the October/November 2020 timeframe.

“We currently have one team member in Timor-Leste negotiating with different ministries, companies, and accommodation facilities,” said team member Chris Janssen, DL1MGB. “Right now, we have positive feedback from all. We even already have a confirmed reservation for two clos...

SAQ Alexanderson Alternator 2019 Christmas Eve Transmission Heard by More than 400 Listeners

The Alexanderson alternator 2019 Christmas Eve transmission on 17.2 kHz from SAQ in Grimeton, Sweden, was heard by more than 400 listeners. SAQ reported conditions were very good, with clear, dry weather, and the vintage transmitter functioned flawlessly. Lars Kålland, SM6NM, was at the key to deliver the Christmas message, his last as he is retiring. SAQ said it was stunned by the number of re...

New Book from ARRL: Amateur Radio Contesting for Beginners
Eme meteorscatter Aurora Fai Tropo Tep and more about VHF
ARRL new Hams Page
Welcome to Amateur Radio (HAM RADIO), by ARRL. A good Starting point for novices.
VE3NAR Nortown Amateur Radio Club
Sponsors of WAVE, WACAN awards
Kingston Amateur Radio Club
Kingston, Ontario, Canada A RAC Affiliated Club
W3OC Two Rivers Amateur Radio Club
Two Rivers Amateur Radio Club of McKeesport Pa
Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs
BFRA includes LZ callsign search
Steel City Amateur Radio Club
Steel City Amateur Radio Club Pittsburgh
Amateur Radio Band Plan Layout
Free downloadable band plans layouts ready to print in pdf format by C.Gustave Sandberg W1CGS, band plans are updated to 2007.
Milcom Monitoring Post
Shortwave Radio/SWL Resources
A blog dedicated to military communications shortwave intercepts, sponsored by the Teak Publishing
RSGB looking at One-stop training portal
The RSGB Volunteer Leadership Team (VLT) has been looking at a One-stop Training Portal for exam candidates
ARISS contact opportunity
The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Program is seeking formal and informal education institutions and organizations, individually or working together, to host an Amateur Radio contact with a crew member on board the ISS
ITU highlights role of amateur radio in emergency comms
Amateur radio features in the ITU Guidelines for national emergency telecommunication plans, published by the Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D)
AM Rally 2020 Gets Under Way on February 1

Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief Effort Continues, with Help from Ham Radio

YOTA Month Reported a Success in the Americas

Massachusetts Club Offers Support to Arecibo Observatory Following Earthquakes

Although not in the hardest-hit earthquake zone, Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory nonetheless has been affected by the recent spate of earthquakes and aftershocks. The landmark Arecibo radio telescope and ionospheric radar facility was a victim of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in 2017.

Members of the Nashoba Valley Amateur Radio Club (NVARC) have stepped up to assist in support and...

Iowa State Parks on the Air 2020 Celebrating Centennial of Iowa State Parks

Iowa State Parks on the Air (IASPOTA-2020) is under way and will continue through year’s end. The event is sponsored by the Great River Amateur Radio Club, with the support of Iowa ARRL Section Manager Lelia Garner, WA0UIG, and the Iowa Division of Natural Resources (DNR).

According to Colin Wheatley, W9UPK, Iowa had the first state park system in the nation, and Iowa’s first state park, Backbon...

High Speed Telegraphy Competitions Set

IZ1PKI Alessandro
Welcome in IZ1PKI ham radio website
Cayman Islands - CARS
Cayman Amateur Radio Society
IARU HF band plan
IARU band plan comparagraph
Sheffield Amateur radio Club
The Sheffield Amateur radio Club was founded in the 1920 and has a very long history of Amateur radio in Sheffield.
Gent Radio Club
Information about club activities Belgian ham radio event calender Club repeater info
W8BI Dayton Amateur Radio Association
The DARA Dayton Amateur Radio Association is an association of radio amateurs, organized for the promotion of interest in Amateur Radio.
South Notts Amateur Radio Club
Local amateur radio club to the south of nottingham city
Northern Tasmania Amateur Radio Club
LX Frequency Plan
Luxembourg Amateur Radio Frequency Plan
Weak Signals - Reduce volume to reduce noise
Operating Modes/Weak Signal
This article discusses how volume reduction can help in the reception of weak signals by reducing the noise level. It is commonly known that reducing the volume also reduces the background noise, and especially in the reception of weak digital signals it can be beneficial


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