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One-day ham radio course on TV news
KTVZ news broadcast a report on the successful "Ham radio license in a day" training course run by the High Desert Amateur Radio Group
Students allowed to use amateur radio
Austrian national amateur radio society ÖVSV reports the Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology granted Martin Rafenstein OE3RQA an exception to enable students to use amateur radio
Institute for Broadcasting Technology to close
The Institute for Broadcasting Technology (IRT), the research institute of all public broadcasting companies in Germany, Austria and Switzerland with headquarters in Munich-Freimann, is apparently to be closed at the end of 2020 and all employees laid off
British radio antenna arrives at space station
The UK's first industrial contribution to the International Space Station (ISS) was delivered on Tuesday
QARMAN and Phoenix CubeSat deployment from ISS
Sarah Rogers KI7OOY reports that following the successful launch of NG-13 on Feb 15, the upcoming CubeSat deployment from the ISS is now scheduled for Wednesday, February 19
AMSAT Declares End of Mission for Pioneer AO-85 CubeSat

AMSAT reports that the pioneering AMSAT-OSCAR 85 (AO-85) CubeSat, also known as Fox-1A, has gone silent.

“Having not been heard throughout the most recent period of full illumination, it is reasonable to believe the batteries have deteriorated to the point of no longer being able to power the transmitter,” AMSAT said this week. “Should some future event cause a cell to open, it is possible the s...


UK 5 MHz Beacon Shutting Down

The 5 MHz (60-meter) GB3WES beacon in Westmorland, England (IO84qn), on 5.290 MHz will close down on March 11, 2020, when its Notice of Variation (NoV) expires. The beacon began service on October 30, 2004. At the time, it was one of a chain of three UK 5 MHz propagation research beacons; the others were GB3RAL in Oxfordshire, already shut down, and GB3ORK in Orkney, which will be the sole rema...


Down Under Special Event Will Use Former Radio Australia Antennas

Yasme Foundation Announces Grants and Excellence Awards

The Yasme Foundation Board of Directors announced several grants when it met in Orlando, Florida, on February 9. Financial support will go to:

 

  • The Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society (ET3AA) for VHF equipment.

     

  • The SU8WRC/SU8X demonstration station at World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 in Egypt.

     

  • The Youth on the Air and HamSCI exhibits at Dayton Hamvention 2020.

     

  • Contest University at ...

VP8PJ South Orkney Team En Route to Signy Island

The MV Braveheart is at sea again, this time transporting the VP8PJ South Orkney DXpedition team to Signy Island. Track the vessel’s progress on the VP8PJ website. The Perseverance DX Group is sponsoring the DXpedition. Team members have been operating as ZL1NA/mm during their voyage, generating heavy pileups.

VP8PJ is expected to commence operation on February 21 and continue until March 5. Ope...


Yukon Amateur Radio Association
The Yukon Amateur Radio Association has a series of 11 repeaters located throughout the territory, that are all, except for Watson Lake, linked together.
W6TAR ECTAR
ECTAR Inc. is a California non-profit 501(C)(3) organization serving Monterey and neighboring counties with emergency communications support
Hamradioindia a website by vu2fd
a website by vu2fd with theory lessons, details on rules and regulations and planty of homebrew projects for radio amateurs, java calculators.
Milwaukee Radio Amateurs Club
The MRAC is one of the oldest amateur radio clubs in the world, having been incorporated in 1917 and affiliated with ARRL
CARLA Repeater Network
C.A.R.L.A. is a growing network of repeaters providing coverage across Northern & Central California and Western Nevada. It is intended to be used as a reliable communications resource during significant local, regional and wide area incidents, and is open to all licensed amateur radio operators
JN3XBY QRP Blog

VP8PJ Log Online
DX Resources/Logs
Search the online log of VP8PJ DX pedition to South Orkney Feb. 21, 2020 - Mar. 6, 2020 Log search offered by M0URX.
Radio frequency exposure test finds an iPhone 11 Pro exceeds the FCC's limit
A test by Penumbra Brands to measure how much radiofrequency energy an iPhone 11 Pro gives off found that the phone emits more than twice the amount allowable by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission
Ofcom fines Talk Radio and NTV Mir Baltic for breaking due impartiality rules
Ofcom has fined the licence holders of Talk Radio £75,000 and NTV Mir Baltic £20,000 for breaking our broadcasting rules
Free digital copy of 'Getting Started with Amateur Satellites'
While HuskySat-1 completes it's scientific mission, check out the best resource for learning how to work through linear transponder satellites (and other types of amateur satellites)
AMSAT-OSCAR 85 declared 'End of Mission'
After a long decline in the health of its batteries, AO-85 has gone silent. Having not been heard throughout the most recent period of full illumination, it is reasonable to believe the batteries have deteriorated to the point of no longer being able to power the transmitter
Young radio hams hack FlexRadio Maestro
Jenny List G7CKF writes on Hackaday about an amateur radio club for students that's been hacking the FlexRadio Systems Maestro
Ham radio comes to rescue during natural calamities
The Hindu newspaper reports radio amateurs participated in a three-day emmergency communications training camp on an uninhabited island
LED street lights raise RF pollution fears
ABC TV News report on fears in Toledo, Ohio, that the installation new LED street lights will generate considerable RF pollution and interference
Radio ham saved historic BBC OB van
Radio amateur Brian Summers G8GQS saved one of the BBC's historic outside broadcast units, MCR21, from the scrap heap
Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) in Thailand
The 1st YOTA event in IARU Region 3 (Asia/Pacific) will take place in Rayong, Thailand on October 1-3, 2020. The Radio Amateur Society of Thailand under the Patronage of His Majesty the King (RAST) will be hosting the IARU Region 3 Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Camp in Rayong Province on the southeastern coast of Thailand from October 1-3 this year
Tickets for Electromagnetic Field EMF 2020 event
Tickets for the popular Electromagnetic Field, EMF 2020, event go on sale on Wednesday, February 19 at 1900 GMT (7pm). The ARISS-UK Team have announced that the Electromagnetic Field 2020 event is to host a contact with the International Space Station during the weekend of July 23-26
KD5ZMD Chaves Co.
Chaves Co. SKYWARN cares
WR2ABB Mount Beacon ARC
The gateway to amateur radio in the Hhdson valley
Acadiana Amateur Radio Association
W5DDL, Acadiana Amateur Radio Association, located in beautiful Lafayette, Louisiana.
AA4GA
Personal radio site, dedicated to ham radio DXing
9J2LA Zambia 2020
DX Resources/DX Peditions/2020 DXpeditions
9J2LA DX Pedition to Zambia March 5th 2020 - March 15th 2020
Westfest 2020
Nelson Branch 26 is hosting the Westfest 2020 in Murchison, New Zealand, over the weekend of April 18-19th
RSPG paper on 5G at 700 MHz, 3.4 GHz and 24 GHz
The EU Radio Spectrum Policy Group have issued a paper on the state of play regarding the award of 5G pioneer bands at 700 MHz, 3.4-3-8 GHz and 24.25-27.5 GHz
Amateur Radio Mesh Data Network featured in podcast
Andrew M0ONH discusses the new Amateur Radio Mesh Data Network planned for Essex and Southeast UK on the ICQ Podcast show episode 318

 

 
 
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