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ARISS SSTV Commemorative Activity

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
Special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions are expected to be made from the International Space Station on 145.800 MHz FM around the weekend of July 15
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Radio Hams support RNLI

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
The volunteer crew from the RNLI’s Barrow station were recently on hand to receive a large donation from members of the Furness Amateur Radio Society
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The ZS5 Sprint

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
This is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in Kwazulu-Natal and radio amateurs in Southern African countries
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VK6ARN NewsWest for Sunday 25 June

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
In the news this week we take a closer look at contesting with information about the Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge, the RD Contest, the International Museums Weekend, a contesting tip from Scott K9JY, and lots more..
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Brian Joseph Poole, G3MRC - obituary

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
There are not many radio amateurs of whom it can be said that they defined First Class when it comes to CW operating. 'Joe' Poole was certainly one of the few
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Project AETHER, 2nd high altitude balloon launch

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
We are a student team launching our 2nd high altitude balloon flight on the 27th of this month, with the launch being timed for between 1100 and 1500 and the flight lasting between 2 and 3 hours
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The Marconi legacy

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
Known as the ‘father’ of radio is Guglielmo Marconi. He died in July, 80 years ago. In the late 19th century Marconi was among a few keen people experimenting with waves that had been shown by German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz
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Join New Zealand’s most exciting ham project

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
Yes, we’re going into space and you can be part of it! AMSAT_ZL has reached a staging point in the development of their satellite project, KiwiSAT. We’re ready to go, ready to get up there!
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WIA trial exams a big hit

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
In May, the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) began its trial of theory and regulation assessments on-line that have proved to be very popular with about 230 people accessing them
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
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Propagation de K7RA

Sun, 25/06/2017 - 11:00
Average daily sunspot numbers rose this reporting week (June 15-21) from 4.9 to 29.4. The previous week had four days with no sunspots, and this week there were no zero sunspot days, hence the dramatic increase in the average
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IARU Region 1 Depleting Reserves

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30
A paper by IARU Region 1 President, Don Beattie G3BJ, for the Landshut Conference in September notes "The longer term financial outlook for Region 1 is poor"
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YOTA 2017 teams asked for ISS contact questions

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30
The RSGB reports YOTA teams across the world have been invited to submit questions for the planned contact with the International Space Station during YOTA 2017
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Sacramento Valley Section Official Observer Coordinator Norm Lucas, WB6RVR (SK)

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30
ARRL Sacramento Valley Section Official Observer Coordinator (OOC) Norm Lucas, WB6RVR, died on June 19, after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 67. Lucas had been an OO since 1989 and OOC since 2003
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Automotive industry embraces DAB+ radio

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30
At the 2017 WorldDAB Automotive event in Munich, speakers from automotive manufacturers, regulators and the broadcast industry gathered to discuss the growing adoption of DAB radio in the car
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NASA prepares for total solar eclipse

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30
For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime on Aug. 21
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Norwegian national FM networks continue shutdowns

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30
On June 16, P4 and Radio Norway shut down FM transmitters in Telemark, Buskerud, Hedmark and Oppland. Public broadcaster NRK had already done so, on April 26
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Radio hams aim to hone skills

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30
Faribault Daily News reports an amateur radio club hopes to hone skills and inspire hobbyists in annual field day
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First cubesat from Chile

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30
June 22, the first Chilean cubesat launched from India
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Jellyfish-shaped 'space lightning' sighted over Europe

Sat, 24/06/2017 - 10:30
We all know what comes out of the bottom of a thunderstorm: lightning. But do you know what comes out of the top?
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