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South Africa cancels 2,100 ham radio licences

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
South Africa's ICASA has cancelled 2,100 Amateur Radio licenses, believed to be more than 1/3rd of the total, for non-payment of licence fees
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Surprise! Earth Day aurora storm

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
Last night, Northern Lights descended into the United States as far south as Michigan, Minnesota, and Washington, kicking off an unexpected display of bright auroras for Earth Day
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ZS4 Sprint this afternoon

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
The ZS4 Sprint, which is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in the Free State and radio amateurs in Southern African countries, will be on the air this afternoon from 14:00 to 16:00 UTC with phone activity between 14:00 and 15:00 and CW activity between 15:00 and 16:00 UTC
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Satellites built by Universities launched into space by NASA

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
The first Australian-built satellites in 15 years have been launched into space by NASA after being developed by Australian universities
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Weekend meteor shower

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
The auroras tonight may be spiced by an occasional flash of light
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ARRL Hamvention Forum encompasses Makers, Youth, HamSCI

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
ARRL has reached out to the Maker movement, and 'Ham Radio Makers and Hackers' will kick off the League’s forum schedule at Hamvention® in Xenia, Ohio on Friday, May 19
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Skills Night report now available

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
Despite the Bank Holiday, Essex Skills Night attracted 55 people to the Danbury Village Hall on April 17
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Israeli high school students build CubeSat

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
Over 80 Israeli high school students have built a CubeSat called Duchifat-2 as part of the QB50 Thermosphere research program
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First Antenna Workshop

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
Eastern India's first Antenna Workshop was held at Shyamnagar, organised by West Bengal Radio Club (Amateur Club) and National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR) on the occasion of World Amateur Radio Day 2017 during 16-18 Apr 2017
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How to see President’s call to International Space Station on April 24

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
President Donald Trump, First Daughter Ivanka Trump, and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, KG5FYJ will make a special 20-minute, Earth-to-space call at 10 a.m. EDT Monday, April 24, to personally congratulate NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, KC5ZTD for her record-breaking stay aboard the International Space Station
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IARU Regional ARDF Championships

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
At least seven International Amateur Radio Union member societies will compete in the 11th IARU Region 3 Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championships August hosted by the Mongolian Radio Sport Federation
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St. Georges Day

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
As usual we have a St. Georges period station operational especially on St. Georges Day, Sunday 23rd April 2017
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NewsWest for Sunday, 23 April, 2017

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
Welcome to a special ANZAC themed broadcast, brought to you by the team at WA Amateur Radio News
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Morse in the brickwork

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
Back in the March 26, the WIA National News Service met artist Jackie Ferrara whose works feature Morse Code numbers and letters that actually are bricks featuring in landscaping AND buildings
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
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Propagation de K7RA

Sun, 23/04/2017 - 10:30
This just in from the Australian Space Forecast Centre at 2349 UTC on April 20, 2017: Recurrent coronal hole is expected to be geoeffective
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PocketQube Workshop presentation slides released

Sat, 22/04/2017 - 10:00
In March Stuart McAndrew gave a presentation on OzQube-1 a tiny PocketQube satellite which aims to transmit images of the Earth from space
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GB1STG St George's Day

Sat, 22/04/2017 - 10:00
A group of Essex Hams will once again be operating a special-event station for St. George's Day this Sunday 23rd April. Operations will be from Galleywood Common near Chelmsford using the callsign GB1STG
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Two new crew members arrive at International Space Station

Sat, 22/04/2017 - 10:00
After a six-hour flight, NASA astronaut Jack Fischer, KG5FYH, and cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin, RN3FI, of the Russian space agency Roscosmos arrived at the International Space Station at 9:18 a.m. EDT Thursday where they will continue important scientific research
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Hamvention webcast

Sat, 22/04/2017 - 10:00
W5KUB.Com will again be webcasting the Dayton Hamvention live for 6 full days (48 plus hours of live webcast) beginning May17 through May 22
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