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Ofcom plans for improving mobile coverage and supporting 5G

SARC - Sun, 11/03/2018 - 10:45
Ofcom has published updates on their work to improve mobile services and support the rollout of 5G in the UK
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Pacific ham radio drone KH6JF/MM using FT8

SARC - Sat, 10/03/2018 - 11:15
There is currently a chance to work some really rare grids. HF Voyager is an ocean-going drone currently making its way from Hawaii to California that can carry out amateur radio contacts in several digital modes
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State plans shortwave broadcasts to warn fishing vessels

SARC - Sat, 10/03/2018 - 11:15
After facing criticism for its failure to warn fishing vessels at sea during Cyclone Ockhi, the Tamil Nadu State government plans to use shortwave radio broadcasts to provide vital information
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Olivier ON4EI, back in Ireland again

SARC - Sat, 10/03/2018 - 11:15
Olivier ON4EI, is back again in Ireland from 18th to 28th March 2018 to operate EI8GQB. Thanks to the Tipperary radio club, he will use EI7T, the club vanity call, during the CQ WPX SSB contest
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Raspberry-Pi DVB transmitter: The benefits of open-source hardware

SARC - Sat, 10/03/2018 - 11:15
Is this Raspberry-Pi-based device the world's smallest DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) transmitter?
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ARRL re-purposes AM broadcast transmitter for Ham Radio use

SARC - Sat, 10/03/2018 - 11:15
Thanks to a joint effort by ARRL and the Vintage Radio and Communications Museum of Connecticut (VRCMCT), a classic Gates BC-1T AM broadcast transmitter will enjoy a second life on the Amateur Radio bands for occasional use under W1AW or under the ARRL Headquarters Operators Club call sign, W1INF
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DX News from the ARRL

SARC - Sat, 10/03/2018 - 11:15
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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GB7IC nears 2000 D-STAR callsign registrations!

SARC - Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:45
The Icom UK D-STAR repeater, GB7IC, nears the magical figure of 2000 D-STAR callsign registrations. GB7IC's first registration was way back in April 2008, and ten years later nearly 2000 people have registered via our repeater to the gatewa
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Swedish regulator proposes ham radio power reduction

SARC - Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:45
Sweden's IARU member-society the SSA report the communications regulator, PTS, is planning to introduce new amateur radio regulations on November 1, 2018. The current rules for amateur radio came into force in 2016
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Tony's 10m Band Report

SARC - Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:45
Not a lot of stations about at all till the weekend. Best DX, all weekend 8P5A (Barbados), with XR0YD (Easter Is) Saturday and 4M6R (Venezuela) on Sunday. I managed to work Sri Lanka but on 17m FT8
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Extension of 10 small-scale DAB radio trials

SARC - Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:45
Ofcom has written to the 10 small-scale DAB triallists to propose further extending their trial licences until 31 March 2020
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Cameroon DXpedition

SARC - Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:45
Members of the Italian DXpedition Team (IDT) will be active as TJ3TT from the Republic of Cameroon between March 15-29th
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WØC Summits On The Air Dinner

SARC - Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:45
Last year, we had 15 people get together for an informal dinner in south Denver (Lone Tree). It was so much fun meeting people and swapping SOTA stories that we are going to do it again this year
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IOTA news from the DARC

SARC - Fri, 09/03/2018 - 10:45
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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Sailors, civilians receive amateur radio licenses on USNS Mercy

SARC - Thu, 08/03/2018 - 10:45
More than 18 Sailors and civilians assigned to Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) received FCC amateur radio licenses from the ARRL, March 3, after passing a final written examination aboard the ship
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HamRadioNow: Proposed changes for Technician licence

SARC - Thu, 08/03/2018 - 10:45
Dan KB6NU, Marty N6VI (in studio guest!), and Gary KN4AQ join David W0DHG for the first show recorded from the West Coast Studio
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Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L, is 'Amateur of the Year'

SARC - Thu, 08/03/2018 - 10:45
The Hamvention® Awards Committee has announced that Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L, of Crescent City, Illinois, is the 2018 'Amateur of the Year'
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Ham radio helps Wendell man find his voice

SARC - Thu, 08/03/2018 - 10:45
WRAL TV news report about radio amateur Johnnie Mayfield WA9SZL which was broadcast on February 28 during Black History Month
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Upcoming launch of NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecraft

SARC - Thu, 08/03/2018 - 10:45
NASA is set for the launch of a spacecraft that will search for planets outside of our solar system with a field of view almost 400 times larger than that of the agency’s Kepler mission
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Motorola, Vodafone sign contract to continue Airwave beyond 2020

SARC - Thu, 08/03/2018 - 10:45
Motorola Solutions and Vodafone have agreed on a plan to keep the Airwave TETRA mission-critical voice network operational through at least 2020, while the U.K. Home Office said a report with a revised timeline and budget for the Emergency Service Network (ESN) should be available by end-July
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