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Lake Malawi DXpedition

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:30
Members of the EIDX Group (who brought you 9N7EI earlier this year) will be active as 7Q7EI from an ideal location on the shores of Lake Malawi between March 21st and April 3rd, 2018
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IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 02/11/2017 - 10:30
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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FaradayRF Open Source Digital Radio on HamRadioNow

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:00
What do you do when a DCC presenter can't make it to the conference? Invite the audience to jump in, one of those was Sterling Coffey N0SSC who gave an impromptu talk about FaradayRF
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QIKCOM-1 update

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:00
Bob Bruninga, WB4APR, has posted a status update for the recently deployed APRS QIKCOM-1 satellite module on the AMSAT Bulletin Board
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VDSL Pollution - 2017 RSGB Convention video

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:00
The RSGB has made available the slides and video of the presentation on the VDSL Interference Survey given at the 2017 RSGB Convention Milton Keynes
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CEPT level ham radio training book released

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:00
Sweden's national society SSA has released a preliminary version of the 599 page PDF training book KonCEPT for the country's CEPT HAREC compatible amateur radio exam
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HamCollege 34

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:00
General Amateur Radio Exam part 5. Volunteer Examiners, good operator practices. Reactance demonstration
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IARU-R1 release new VHF Handbook

Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:00
IARU Region 1 have announced that the latest edition (8.00) of the VHF Handbook is available for free download
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APRS satellites QIKCOM-1 deployed

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 10:30
QIKCOM-1 was deployed from the ISS Friday at 0915 UTC attached to the SIMPL spacecraft. It is an APRS digipeater just like the ISS
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Special membership offer for RadFxSat launch

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 10:30
As part of the preparations for the launch of RadFxSat on November 10th, AMSAT is making our 'Getting Started With Amateur Satellites' book available for a limited time as a download with any paid new or renewal membership purchased via the AMSAT Store
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Getting started in Amateur Radio Field Communications

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 10:30
Today we are talking about amateur radio field communications. I'm constantly receiving excellent questions about getting a start in Amateur Radio field communications
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SSTV goes very high profile

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 10:30
In late September, University of Alaska-Fairbanks researcher Chris Fallen, KL3WX, was attempting to produce an RF-induced airglow — or artificial aurora — using the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) facility near Gakona, Alaska, to warm up the atmosphere
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Special event callsign from the Northern Cape

Tue, 31/10/2017 - 10:30
From 1 to 30 November, the Bo-Karoo Amateur Radio Club will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of the commissioning of the Vanderkloof Dam with the special call sign ZS40VDK
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ARISS contact planned for Civitavecchia, Italy

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:30
An International Space Station ARISS contact has been planned for astronaut Paolo Nespoli IZØJPA with Primaria e Secondaria di primo grado Istituto comprensivo Via XVI settembre, Civitavecchia, Italy
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Canadian radio ham's 10 µW ERP 8.27 kHz signal heard in UK

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:30
SWL Paul Nicholson in Todmorden, UK successfully received an extremely low frequency transmission on 8.27 kHz from Joe Craig, VO1NA, in Newfoundland
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AMSAT-NA announces GOLF CubeSat program

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:30
At the AMSAT-NA Annual General Meeting in Reno, NV, AMSAT-NA President Joe Spier, K6WAO, announced the next phase of AMSAT’s CubeSat program: GOLF - (an acronym for “Greater Orbit, Larger Footprint”)
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The more things change, the more they stay the same

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:30
Wireless Institute of Australia Director David Ford VK4MZ shares some thoughts on the future of amateur radio
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ICQPODCAST - QRP Labs released

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:30
In this episode, Martin M1MRB 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 QRP Labs
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VK6ARN NewsWest

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:30
In this bulletin we have a look at the massive success that was the 60th anniversary of Jamboree On The Air with participation from many clubs, cubs, guides, brownies, scouts and leaders, not to mention mum's, dad's and radio amateurs
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The RaDAR Challenge next Saturday

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:30
The last South African RaDAR Challenge for 2017 takes place on Saturday 4 November with CW, SSB, AM, FM or any legal digital mode on all amateur bands including cross band contacts via amateur radio satellites
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