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Realtime band conditions website

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:30
The purpose of this experimental Web site is to provide 24-7-365 actual (REALTIME) band condition information to CW QRPp, QRPe and CW/SSB for Contesters interested in increasing their scores. It can also be of benefit to other Radio Amateurs to determine band conditions for Nets and casual QSO's
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Irish Amateur Station Licence Examination

Thu, 10/05/2018 - 09:30
We wish to remind all potential applicants that the next Amateur Station Licence Examination will be held on Thursday 31st May in the ComReg Offices in Dublin
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Cuba's 'Operation Meteor' will involve ham radio

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:30
Cuba has launched 'Operation Meteor' to aid the island in preparing for any and all possible natural disasters, from droughts to hurricanes and earthquakes
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Solar panel threat to HF spectrum

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:30
Last week Bob Bruninga WB4APR raised concerns about the threat posed to the HF spectrum by new solar panel installations, now John Pink G8MM / F5VKU has responded
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Radio Caroline Trip 2018

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:30
The Martello Tower group will once again be running a special event station GB5RC from the Radio Caroline ship the MV Ross Revenge over a long weekend 3rd to 5th August. This weekend we have arranged 6 trips out to visit the ship for a tour of the ship including studios, transmitter room etc
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STEVE visits the USA

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:30
Over the weekend, a solar wind stream engulfed Earth, sparking stronger-than-expected G2-class geomagnetic storms
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EL58hx Grid Expedition - 25-27 May

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:30
The activation of maidenhead grid square EL58hx by W5PFG and AC0RA is just three weeks away. Even if you are not a grid or awards chaser, we would love to work you during this expedition via satellite
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2018 AMSAT Space Symposium, Nov 2-4, in Huntsville, Alabama

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:30
AMSAT announces that the 2018 36th Annual AMSAT Space Symposium and General Meeting will be held on Friday through Sunday, Nov. 2, 3, and 4, 2018 in Huntsville, Alabama
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HamVention news

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:30
The Northern Ohio DX Association will once again sponsor a Hospitality Suite (22nd year) at this year's Day-Xenia HamVention
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Costa Rica radio hams agreement with Fire Department

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 10:00
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed May 2, 2018, in San José, Costa Rica between Radio Club de Costa Rica (RCCR) and the Fire Department of Costa Rica to support the development of the 'ITU Winlink Node Project' in Costa Rica
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Iowa County may turn to ham radio as backup

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 10:00
If Muscatine County's digital communication systems were to fail during a catastrophe, a local group of amateur radio enthusiasts say they have the backup plan
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Radio hams involved in nuclear plant emergency exercise

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 10:00
The Herald-Palladium reports Southwest Michigan emergency response agencies have passed a test of their ability to respond to a simulated nuclear accident at Palisades nuclear power plant
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3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition news

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 10:00
The following was announced/posted on the 3Y0I Web page: After receiving absolutely no single word of reply to our invitation from the 3Y0Z organizers (we leave that for your own judgement), an important decision has been taken by our team
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 10:00
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th April, through Sunday, 6th May there were 223 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 10:00
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Kyrgyzstan to issue 2m and 70cm licences

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 09:30
SARL News reports a South African amateur working in Kyrgyzstan is keen on VHF and indicates that country will soon get 2m and 70 cm licences
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SolderSmoke Podcast

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 09:30
Episode 204 of the amateur radio podcast SolderSmoke is now available
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Morse Telegraph Club says goodbye to an era

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 09:30
The Surrey Now-Leader reports the British Columbia Morse Telegraph Club signals its end as elderly telegraphers consign it to history
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QSO Today - Jim Millner - WB2REM

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 09:30
Jim Millner, WB2REM, has traveled and operated amateur radio in 72 countries including Cuba and Guantanamo Bay
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NASA, ULA launch mission to study how Mars was made

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 09:30
NASA’s Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission is on a 300-million-mile trip to Mars to study for the first time what lies deep beneath the surface of the Red Planet
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