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Coronavirus: Ham radio events in Japan cancelled
JARL reports a number of amateur radio events planned for March have been cancelled as a result of coronavirus
South Orkneys VP8PJ DXpedition Team to Head Home on March 6

[UPDATED: 2020-03-04 @ 1832 VP8PJ now will continue radio operations throughout most of February 5. The team will depart Signy Island on March 7.]

The VP8PJ South Orkney Islands DXpedition now under way has put nearly 60,000 contacts into the log, since operation began on February 22. Over the weekend, heavy winds damaged some antennas.

“Major winds swept through again overnight,” the team report...

ARRL Foundation Announces Matching Scholarship Grants by Amateur Radio Digital Communications

ARRL Foundation President Dr. David Woolweaver, K5RAV, announced this week that the non-profit Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) has generously agreed to award a grant to the ARRL Foundation to match the Foundation’s 2020-2021 scholarships on a dollar-for-dollar basis, up to a total of $200,000.

“The ARRL Foundation Board is honored to partner with ARDC to award ARDC’s Amateur Radio Di...

Yasme Foundation will Honor 4U1UN Reactivation Team with its Excellence Award on March 6

The Yasme Foundation will present its Excellence Award on March 6 to the individuals responsible for reactivating the United Nations Headquarters amateur radio station, 4U1UN. The project took more than 4 years to complete.

As announced earlier, those receiving the award are James Sarte, K2QI, and Adrian Ciuperca, KO8SCA. The team used an innovative in-house remote concept: the station is locat...

Dayton Hamvention Names 2020 Award Winners

IARU Region 2 Seeks Help in Remaking Amateur Radio for the 21st Century

International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 2 (the Americas) is looking for a few young hams interested in helping to remake amateur radio for the 21st century.

“Frustrated that there are so few of your friends and age group that are interested in ham radio? Frustrated that amateur radio is in a rut, not doing more or different things with technology? Concerned that an aging demographic mea...

Amateur Radio Club President is among Two Killed in Knife Attack

The president of the River City Amateur Radio Communications Society in California, Paul McIntyre, KC5JAX, was one of two individuals killed on February 28 in a knife attack by a client at a recovery center. McIntyre, a father of two, had been interning at the Wellness and Recovery Center in Carmichael as part of his training to become a social worker. He was 57. Two other victims survived the ...

Former CQ Amateur Radio Magazine Awards Editor Eddie De Young, KS4AA, SK

Weeks after stepping down due to health issues, CQ Amateur Radio Magazine Awards Editor Eddie De Young, KS4AA (ex-VK4AN, KH6GLU, AE7AA), of Clearwater, Florida, died on February 25, after a period of ill health. He was an ARRL member. De Young had held the position for less than a year, according to CQ Editor Rich Moseson, W2VU.

A ham since 1954, De Young migrated to Australia in 1974, earning W...

W4FDX Mid Florida DX Association
The mid florida dx association was formed in february 2005. to promote friendship and cooperation among amateur radio (wireless) operators primarily
JI5RPTs Weblog
Japanese ham blob
sodiraSDR - Software Radio
Software/Software Defined Radio
Software Defined Radio (SDR) for analog and digital modulation modes, can demodulate AM envelope, AM synchronous, AM stereo, LSB, USB, FM, FM Broadcast, DRM30, DRM+
Fixing poor squelch levels on Baofeng radios
Radio Equipment/VHF-UHF Handhelds/Baofeng UV-5R
How to set new squelch values on Baofeng HT Radios by using the CHIRP software. Make sure you save the original configuration before editing squelch levels. Edit at your own risk.
Coronavirus forces Kiribati postponement
Alex, 5B4ALX, has postponed his T30ET operation that was scheduled between March 18th and April 2nd, due to the Tarawa's Ministry of Health of Kiribati announcement / communication
Somalian operation in need of help
Ali, EP3CQ, will once again be active as 6O1OO and will stay until March 25th. Activity will be limited to his spare time because he works for the UN Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) in Mogadishu
Beyond Exams (BE) Coordinator appointed
The RSGB have announced that Chris Colclough G1VDP has been appointed to the role of Beyond Exams (BE) Coordinator
#BeAnAstronaut: NASA seeks applicants to explore Moon, Mars
For the first time in more than four years, NASA began accepting applications Monday for future astronauts. Aspiring Moon to Mars explorers have until 11:59 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 31, to apply
March GEO Newsletter available for download
The March PDF of the GEO Newsletter weather satellite publication produced by the Group for Earth Observation is now available for free download
RSGB Exam Papers
The RSGB have made an announcement regarding the use of randomised answers in exam papers
IARU-R1 VHF-UHF-Microwave newsletter
The edition 85 of the free IARU Region 1 VHF-UHF-Microwave newsletter is now available for download
Copyright infringement: Motorola wins case against Hytera
The ARRL report Motorola wins multimillion dollar theft of trade secrets case against Hytera
Zambia DXpedition
Just a reminder that the 9J2LA team will be active from Zambia between March 5-15th
IOTA Honour Roll and Annual Listings 2020
The IOTA Honour Roll and Annual Listings 2020 has now been published online.
Freeview TV - 700 MHz clearance update
In early February Ofcom issued an update on Moving Freeview to make more airwaves available for mobile - the ‘700 MHz Clearance Programme’
Ofcom awards four new community radio licences
Ofcom has announced the award of four new community radio licences in England and Scotland
Mobile LoRa-APRS via QO-100
An article by Andreas Malek OE3DMB describes his experiment to transmit a mobile LoRa-APRS signal via the transponder on the QO-100 geostationary satellite
Remake Amateur Radio for the 21st Century
IARU Region 2 request help from young people to remake Amateur Radio for the 21st Century Are you a “young” ham? Want to help remake Amateur Radio for the 21st century?
Dayton Hamvention officials keeping an eye on coronavirus situation
With the Dayton Hamvention® 2020 a little more than 10 weeks away, Hamvention officials say they are closely following the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation
Henry Radio Los Angeles Founder Ted Henry, W6UOU, is 100

Henry Radio Los Angeles founder Ted Henry, W6UOU, turned 100 years old on January 25. The fascinating Henry family history in amateur radio marketing and manufacturing dates back to the late 1920s.

The original Henry Radio shop, started by Ted’s brother Bob Henry, W0ARA, opened in 1927 in their hometown of Butler, Missouri, selling equipment and parts for the then-new ham radio hobby. The store ...

Motorola Wins Multimillion Dollar Theft of Trade Secrets Case against Hytera

ICQPodcast - Launching the Illinois Young Ham Club plus BRATS Rally
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Dan Romanchik KB6NU to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is - Launching the Illinois Young Ham Club and a report from the BRATS Rally
DXCC Most Wanted
The 'DXCC Most Wanted' entities list has been updated on ClubLog as of February 27th. The list contains 340 entities
RSM no longer accepting Kiwibank cheques for annual licence fee payments
From 28 February, New Zealand's regulator RSM will no longer be accepting Kiwibank cheques as payment for annual licence fees
Somaiya Space Conclave 2020
Somaiya Space Conclave 2020 was organised by KJ Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology - Mumbai (India) on 28th Feb 2020.
Share your passion for the hobby with the rest of the community. A new social network called “MyHam Network” has been established by IECRO
Project for school QO-100 ham radio stations
DARC reports on a Practical Seminar about the amateur radio QO-100 geostationary satellite transponders. Part of seminar fees goes to the "School stations on QO-100" project


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