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Ham radio operators step up in Good Times and Bad

SARC - Thu, 10/08/2017 - 09:30
Emergency Management reports on the key role played by the USA's 725,000 licensed amateur radio operators
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20wpm Koch amateur radio Morse code trainer app for Android

SARC - Thu, 10/08/2017 - 09:30
Learn to recognize Morse code at 20 wpm, and not memorize dits and dahs at 5 wpm
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RSGB YOTA 2017 YouTube Daily Diary

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
YOTA 2017 UK kicked off with 80 young radio amateurs coming to Gilwell Park from 26 countries to enjoy a week of amateur radio
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Ham radio training for young vedic scholars

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
In a unique initiative, the National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR), Hyderabad organised a week long amateur radio training programme for 40 young vedic scholars of Jeeyar Integrated Vedic Academy (JIVA), Shamshabad
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ICQPODCAST - Friedrichshafen Ham Radio 2017 Round-Up released

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
In this episode, Martin M1MRB/W9ICQ is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is Friedrichshafen Ham Radio 2017 Round-Up
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Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 112

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
It might surprise you to learn that some radios contain moving parts, even the solid-state one that's sitting in my shack
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Digital Mobile Radio Workshop

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
The SA Digital Repeater Sub-Committee (SADRS) is running an event at the South Africa's National Amateur Radio Centre from 10:00 to 17:00 CAT on Saturday 26 August 2017. This is a free event for SARL members and kits will be available for purchase
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Solar Cycle 24

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
Jim Kennedy, KH6/K6MIO reports that the current Solar Cycle 24 is continuing its downward trend
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Radio hams assist first responders

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
Shore News Today reports amateur radio operators are on the same wavelength as first responders
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WIA trial exams undergo further development

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
The WIA (Wireless Institute of Australia) trial theory assessments available online since May this year requires a simple registration process, and the feedback has been that they exceeded the expectations of those who have used the exams
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Date change for the ZS9V Robben Island DXpedition

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
Due to a series of unexpected complications, the 2017 ZS9V Robben Island DXpedition has been moved from 9 to 13 August to the International Lighthouse weekend of 19 and 20 August
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Rob Noakes, VE3PCP, to operate VA3RAC for RAC Canada 150

SARC - Wed, 09/08/2017 - 09:16
Rob Noakes, VE3PCP, one of our newest RAC members, will be operating the VA3RAC station on International Youth Day this Saturday, August 12 as part of the RAC Canada 150 Award
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New cheap transceiver from QRP Labs

SARC - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:15
New monoband 5W CW transceiver kit from QRP Labs. Easy to build, single-board design, 10 x 8cm, all are controls board-mounted Professional quality double-sided, through-hole plated, silk-screen printed PCB Choice of single band, 80, 40, 30, 20 or 17m
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Thornbury teenager represents UK at YOTA 2017

SARC - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:15
The Gazette newspaper reports on Peter Barnes 2E0UAR who is attending Youngsters On The Air 2017 at Gilwell Park
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Return of Experimenter's Wednesday to AO-85

SARC - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:15
With the recent popularity of Slow Scan Television (SSTV) from the ISS, AMSAT Operations is bringing back Experimenter’s Wednesday to AO- 85
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Phone outage is 'wake-up call'

SARC - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:15
CBC News says some amateur radio operators are hoping a massive phone outage in Atlantic Canada inspires people to be more prepared for emergency situations
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The Foundation licence, how did we get here?

SARC - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:15
WIA News reports, about 14 years ago, with the change of minimum qualifications for Amateur radio by the IARU, in Australia we went from five, to two licence categories
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Ham radio in Denmark

SARC - Tue, 08/08/2017 - 13:15
Denmark has three levels of amateur radio license, a CEPT Class 1 equivalent, a CEPT Novice equivalent and a 50 watt Entry Level VHF/UHF license
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Radio Society of Great Britain hosts international youth event including contact with the International Space Station

SARC - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 10:15
Eighty young people from 26 countries are coming to the UK for a week to take part in the seventh prestigious YOTA (Youngsters on the Air) summer camp
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The historic Project Earhart flight ends

SARC - Sun, 06/08/2017 - 10:15
After a two month commemorative flight taking in 20 countries, pilot Brian Lloyd WB6RQN was to finally reach Texas, where it all began
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