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Kosovo operation
A German team will be active as Z66DX from the capital city of Prystina in Kosovo between October 15-28th
W1AW to limit transmit schedule
In response to an executive order from Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont that all non-essential businesses and not-for-profit entities reduce in-person workforces because of COVID-19 pandemic concerns, W1AW has slightly altered its transmission schedule
World Amateur Radio Day
The SARL reminds us that World Amateur Radio Day on April 18, is just a few weeks away!
Covid-19 impact
The following expeditions have all been cancelled due to the pandemic
Easter Island DXpedition
A Polish team will be active as XR0YSP from Easter Island (SA-001, WW Loc. DG52GU) between September 15-30th
SA clubs cancel meetings
In South Africa the Cape Town Amateur Radio Club and Secunda Radio Club have both cancelled activities due to the coronavirus
Ofcom: Approach to the coronavirus (Covid-19)
This is an unprecedented time for our country, and keeping communications going across the UK has never been more important
Coronavirus: RSGB HFCC and VHFCC update to recent rule changes
The RSGB HF and VHF Contest Committees have made an announcement regarding Portable, Alternative address and Multi-Operator stations following the government’s updated position on people’s movements
It’s time for remote amateur radio license exams
Dan Romanchik KB6NU writes in his blog about the need for remote amateur radio license exams. Dan notes that in the USA remote exams have been permitted since 2014 but to-date only Alaska has implemented them
Coronavirus: Radio amateurs to help university design low-cost ventilator
Amateur radio volunteers from around the world have offered to assist University of Florida Professor Sam Lampotang and his engineering team in their quest to rapidly develop an open-source, low-cost patient ventilator
International Amateur Radio Union Adjusting to COVID-19

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) has reported on how it is addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, given the various restrictions in place to slow the spread of the virus. IARU said the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Headquarters in Geneva remains off limits to visitors until April 17 at the earliest. ITU has cancelled some meetings, postponed others, and converted others int...


Club Log Allocates 100% of its Computing Resources to COVID-19 Protein Research

Michael Wells, G7VJR, has announced that Club Log is contributing 120 CPU cores (most running at 3.4 GHz) to the Folding@Home Project that’s simulating the dynamics of COVID-19 proteins to hunt for new therapeutic opportunities. Wells said he’s assigned a higher priority to the Folding@Home work, so radio amateurs may experience slightly longer upload times.

“You can help, too, by contributing y...


SM6KUT Sweden
Hamradio links and D-star and photos from Sweden and Europe.
NALCO Northern Alameda County Amateur Radio Emergency Service

TARC - Tulsa Amateur Radio Club
The Oldest Amateur Radio Club in Oklahoma
ARTIC Contest Log Checker
Software/Log Analysis
Artic is a program dedicated to amateur radio contest log checkers, mainly in Italian offers log checking function for VHF contests like IAC in Italy and SWAC in Switzerland
CQ Magazine offers free issues
Take advantage of this opportunity to read CQ - free of charge - and keep connected with the latest trends and activities in amateur radio! Stay home . . stay well!
AMSAT office closed until further notice
Due to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's order closing all non-essential businesses in the State of Maryland in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AMSAT office is closed until further notice, effective today at 5:00pm EDT
Comet ATLAS is half as wide as the sun
Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) just keeps getting better
Ofcom engineers shine a light on interference issue
When they investigated a case of RF interference Ofcom discovered it was caused by polluting light bulbs
ARISS educational radio contact planned with scouts in South Africa
An International Space Station Amateur Radio educational contact has been planned for SPDW Voortrekker Movement, Oranjeville, South Africa
Sean Kutzko, KX9X, appointed AMSAT Volunteer Coordinator
AMSAT President Clayton Coleman, W5PFG, has announced the appointment of Sean Kutzko, KX9X, as Volunteer Coordinator
Radio amateurs participate in Russian international contest
The Gulf Times reports the Qatar Amateur Radio Society (QARS) participated in the 27th edition of the Russian International Amateur Radio Competition (RDXC-2020)
ARRL Headquarters is Closing

ARRL Headquarters will comply with an executive order from Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont that all non-essential businesses and not-for-profit entities reduce in-person workforces by 100% no later than March 23, 2020, at 8 PM. ARRL will equip as many Headquarters staffers as possible to work remotely.

W1AW bulletin and code practice transmissions will continue. Customer service representatives ...


Radio Amateurs Team Up to Help University Design Low-Cost Ventilator

Amateur radio volunteers from around the world have volunteered to assist University of Florida Professor Sam Lampotang and his engineering team in their quest to rapidly develop an open-source, low-cost patient ventilator that can be built anywhere from such commonly available components as PVC pipe and lawn-sprinkler valves. The amateur radio volunteers are developing Arduino-based control so...


HB9EGA Blog
Amateur Radio related activities of HB9EGA
Emergency Net Log
Ham Radio/ARES RACES
The ARES Emergency Net Log application is specifically designed for use by ARES Net Control Stations.
IRTS Counties Contest
The IRTS 80 metres Evening Counties Contest takes place this Tuesday 24th March at 20:00 UTC. This is a one hour contest with separate SSB only and SSB/CW sections
Leaflet: 'Amateur Radio in the GHz Bands'
The UK Microwave Group has made available a PDF of their trifold printed leaflet 'Amateur Radio in the GHz Bands'
IARU Region 2 COVID-19 response
Radio amateurs throughout the Americas share the concerns of everyone about the seriousness of the COVID-19 outbreak
JH1AJT Amateur of the Year
INDEXA is especially proud to have one of its members and principal donors named as the 2020 Amateur of the Year by the Dayton Hamvention.
Clubs/branches to cease meetings
The COVID-19 situation continues to deteriorate across the globe with an undoubted upshift in cases across the Middle East, Europe and the Americas
AMSAT Treasurer's report posted
During the AMSAT Board of Directors meeting held March 17, 2020 Robert Bankston, KE4AL, AMSAT Treasurer presented a report to the board members
Official QO-100 International Emergency Frequency
In order to coordinate potential emergency communications, a frequency has been assigned as the international emergency frequency on the QO-100 geostationary satellite narrow band transponder
West Central Florida Section of the ARRL
Serving the needs of the Amateur Radio Operators in Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, and Sarasota Counties.

 

 
 
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