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MB7TV SSTV repeater off air due to theft

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 11:00
It is with sadness that I have to report that MB7TV, the SSTV repeater run by the Martello Tower Group is currently off air
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Bouvet DXpedition aborted

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 11:00
Last night an issue developed in one of the ship’s engines. This morning the captain of the vessel declared it unsafe to continue with our project and aborted the expedition
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VK6ARN NewsWest

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 11:00
In this broadcast: It’s our CLUB FOCUS week as we discuss the need for Publicity Officers for YOUR club. We’ll hear from the RATOC, the Bunbury Radio Club, F-Troop, and of course – what we’re up to at WA Amateur Radio news
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The AWA CW Activity Day

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 11:00
This afternoon, 4 February from 15:00 to 17:00 CAT you can participate in the AWA CW Activity Day
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Wicker: Amateur Radio Essential to Emergency Response

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 11:00
U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, R-Miss., a senior member of the Senate Commerce Committee, attended a hearing to examine U.S. emergency alert systems in the wake of a false ballistic missile alert in Hawaii that left citizens terrified as various state and federal agencies struggled to correct the error
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Mon, 05/02/2018 - 11:00
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at very low levels
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #139

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 11:00
Antenna gain and polar chart magic - If you've ever been on the hunt for an antenna, and let's face it, in amateur radio that's pretty likely, you'll get information about the gain of an antenna. Often someone will tell you that this one has 12 dB gain, versus that one which only has 9 dB
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Free Radio Programming at Canvey Rally

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 11:00
For the 4th year running, M0PZT's 'Ham Goodies' will be at the Canvey Rally this Sunday offering free programming of DMR and FM handhelds
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Special Event Station - 250th Anniversary of Captain Cook's 1st voyage

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 11:00
2018 marks the 250th anniversary of one of the greatest voyages of exploration in history. It has been likened to the 18th century’s equivalent of NASA’s Apollo missions. However, unlike the NASA missions, this voyage was going into the unknown, with no possible hope of help if disaster struck
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The Cold War bunkers still in use

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 11:00
A BBC news story from 2012 reports that bunkers from the Cold War are still in use
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This weekend: Trophy F9AA CW and TM50URC

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 11:00
Starting at 12:00 UTC on Saturday February 3, 2018, the first round (24h) of this Trophy is devoted to CW
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The CWops Award for Advancing the Art of CW

Sun, 04/02/2018 - 11:00
CWops is pleased to announce that it is now accepting nominations for this prestigious award for the year 2018
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Emergency Communications Meeting at HamRadio 2018

Sat, 03/02/2018 - 11:00
June 1-3 will see the largest gathering of Radio Amateurs in Europe and also the largest gathering of Emergency Communicators at HAMRADIO 2018 in Friedrichshafen
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ARRL again calls for action on symbol rate limits

Sat, 03/02/2018 - 11:00
Commenting in response to an FCC Public Notice (DA 17-1180) the ARRL have reiterated their call to eliminate the archaic symbol rate restriction on amateur radio data modes
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Forget cyber crims, it's time to start worrying about GPS jammers – UK.gov report

Sat, 03/02/2018 - 11:00
The UK must reduce the dependency of its critical infrastructure and emergency services on GPS technology to mitigate against the potentially disastrous impact of signal jamming, a government report has warned
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Ham radio in the digital age

Sat, 03/02/2018 - 11:00
Erik Bilstad from broadcaster WTMJ interviewed Tom Pachner W9TJP manager of Milwaukee's Ham Radio Outlet (HRO)
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Raspberry-Pi DVB transmitter: The benefits of open-source hardware

Sat, 03/02/2018 - 11:00
I was first alerted to the benefits of open-source some years ago while talking to a couple of very experienced engineers. These guys, who worked for a multi-billion-dollar company with a global footprint, had been asked by their manager to complete a project in a ridiculously short time frame
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RSM website: creating a user friendly experience

Sat, 03/02/2018 - 11:00
The team at New Zealand's regulator RSM, have begun a process to improve their website
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DX News from the ARRL

Sat, 03/02/2018 - 11:00
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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Tony's 10m Band Report

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:30
There have been few stations about this week, never mind any sort of DX. The best was E31A, Eritrea again but activity there has now finished. Me, I worked two European stations after many hours of calling on FT8. Horror, I may have to take a listen on other bands to get any contacts. PU0F (Fernando de Noronha Archipelago) gave a few ops a thrill on the weekend
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