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CANCELLED - AMSAT at ScienceCity in Tucson AZ
Writing in the Amsat BB, Patrick WD9EWK/VA7EWK says: I have just received a notice that ScienceCity has been cancelled, due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation
Ham Radio featured in IOM Today
The Isle of Man Today interviewed radio amateur Ronnie Allcote MD0RLA at Scarlett Tower, Castletown
Radio Caroline North March
After last month's disappointment due to Storm Dennis, we are hoping to be back on our radio ship Ross Revenge for the third Radio Caroline North broadcast of 2020
Spring youth and newcomer camp in Vienna
Austria's ÖVSV reports the Landesverband Wien (LV1) is organizing a youth and newcomer camp in Vienna for all young, motivated radio amateurs from all regional associations in Austria
Coronavirus: Announcement by Italy's ARI
The President of Italy's national amateur radio society ARI has made an announcement about the impact of the Coronavirus
Coronavirus: Communications Academy 2020 cancelled
The Communications Academy 2020, planned for April 24-26, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak
Communications Academy 2020 in Seattle has been Cancelled

Radio Societade Tecnica
RST amateur radio club in Brazil
Folded Dipole Antennas
Antennas/Folded Dipole
The folded dipole antenna or folded dipole aerial is widely used, not only on its own, but also as the driven element in other antennas like the Yagi antenna and various other types of antenna. Folded Dipole Myths, Bandwidth and details on folded dipoles
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2006
How to stack dissimilar yagi antennas, Top Loaded Vertical Antenna for 80 Meters Band, Modifications to the Diamond V2000 and similar antennas , TyQSL - Online Logbook, HackRF, DVMEGA, bladeRF, E44CC Online Log
YASME News
Starting on Tuesday March 10, 2020, an International group now in New York will set sail to the British Virgin Islands and activate the VP2VB call sign for 6 days focusing on low-bands with two stations
Gilnahirk Listening Station
GB0GLS is a special event station to commemorate the role played by the work of the Radio Security Service in Northern Ireland during WWII, in particular Gilnahirk Listening Station which was manned by the civilian staff of the General Post Office (GPO)
A 'radio-active' sunspot from the next solar cycle
A new sunspot is emerging in the sun's southern hemisphere. Its magnetic polarity identifies it as a member of new Solar Cycle 2
Dominican Republic radio hams get 5 MHz band
The Dominica Amateur Radio Club Inc (DARCI) reports the use of the WRC-15 60-meter (5 MHz) band with an EIRP of 25 watts has finally been approved in the Dominican Republic
Willis Island DXpedition
Murray Adams, WA4DAN, has informed OPDX of the following: The 2016/2019 CY9C team, and the upcoming Sable Island DXpedition CY0C team, is pleased to announce our next DXpedition
Getting an FCC ham radio licence
NYC Resistor Hackerspace member Becky Stern KD2SSU has released a YouTube video about how she got her FCC amateur radio license
FT-8 experiment called-off
After receiving almost 100 requests for skeds in the last 24 hours, it was decided with a heavy heart to cancel the test with DR4K
Historic Portuguese Callbooks
Portugal's national amateur radio society REP reports PDFs of callbooks from 1953 and 1993 are available for download
New acitvity of EHSC and SHSC on 3.567 MHz
Dear OM, as from the 01.03.2020, I am the new President and Secretary of the EHSC and SHSC.I am very happy to do this and to inform you, that we have an activity frequency on 3.567 MHz now
Attracting youth to ham radio: Get out of their way!
ICQ Podcast presenter Frank Howell K4FMH says radio amateurs should encourage, sponsor and assist young people to create their own youth-driven groups. Get out of their way but be available to help when called upon!
QSO Today Amateur Radio Podcast Dale Parfitt - W4OP
Dale Parfitt, W4OP, developed a love for operating VHF and above, including moonbounce operation, from an early exposure to a 6 meter Gonset Communicator, or Gooney Box
SANSA release new HF propagation App
The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) has released a new HF radio propagation app called Ionospheric Characterisation, Analysis and Prediction (IOCAP)
Portuguese radio amateurs seek license changes
On February 26 Portugal's amateur radio associations submitted a joint proposal for legislation for the Amateur Service and Amateur Satellite Services to the Secretary of State
Nominations Invited for 2020 McGan Silver Antenna Award for Excellence in Public Relations

The ARRL Public Relations Committee invites nominations for the Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award, presented annually to a radio amateur who has demonstrated success in public relations efforts on behalf of amateur radio and who best exemplifies the volunteer spirit of Philip McGan, WA2MBQ (SK).

“ARRL Public Information Officers (PIOs) and other volunteers are working hard every day ...


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HamGPS
Software/Android
Display your current Maidenhead locator with 10 digit precision. It also computes bearing and distance to a set of target locations using locator or latitude / longitude. Useful to align antennas in VHF / UHF / microwave DX activities. No network or fancy maps usage, so it can be used even in remote locations.
History of The Amateur radio LOCATOR System
Operating Aids/Grid Squares
This article taken from the IARU Region 1 VHF handbook, is about the history of the original Locator System named QRA-Locator consisted of just five-character code, two capital letters, a two-digit number and a lower-case letter, like inf example CM72j
European 24 hour Contest
European 24 hour contest SSB on HamSphere 4.0 Date 2020-03-07 at 07:00 UTC end 2020-03-08 at 07:00 UTC. Total 24 hours
Youth Coordinator Volunteers update
At the start of March IARU Region 2 put out a request for young people who wanted to remake Amateur Radio for the 21st Century, volunteers from 12 different countries applied
Special authorization required to use ham radio 13cm band
Switzerland's national amateur radio society USKA reminds amateurs wishing to use 13cm in the Swiss Activity Contest (SwAC) that they must apply for special authorisation to ue the band
Coronavirus: Ham radio event postponed in Iceland
As a result of coronavirus Iceland's IRA board has decided to postpone the amateur radio flea market announced on the winter schedule to be held on Sunday, March 8
ARRL Audio News - March 6, 2020
ARRL Audio News - March 6, 2020
Georgia Institute of Technology CubeSat to Feature Amateur Radio Robot Operation

The Glenn Lightsey Research Group’s Space Systems Design Lab at the Georgia Institute of Technology is sponsoring a 1U CubeSat mission that will include a digital robot. The primary function of the GT-1 satellite is to serve as an educational proof of concept and satellite bus demonstrator. Georgia Tech will use this mission as an opportunity for undergraduates to get involved in all facets of ...


 

 
 
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