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Furness radio hams help Scouts take part in JOTA

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:30
The Mail reports amateur radio enthusiasts have helped Scouts in the Furness area participate in the international Jamboree On The Air event
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Mon, 30/10/2017 - 10:30
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
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HamRadioNow: EmComm Extra - Force of Two

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
The story of two hams involved in the recovery effort on Puerto Rico. This is not the story you'll hear on Ham Nation, and probably not the one you'll read in QST. If there was a plan, it was barely a plan. And it fell apart immediately...
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Spain announces ham radio 60m band and 70 MHz extension

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
On Friday, October 27, the State Official Newsletter, Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE), carried the new National Frequency Allocation Chart (CNAF) which has good news for Spanish radio amateurs
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VHF/UHF/uW Contest Survey

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
The IARU Region 1 VHF, UHF and Microwave Committee is holding a survey on contesting in the amateur radio VHF and above bands
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Foundations of Amateur Radio #125

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
Radio signals don't travel in straight lines The other day a friend of mine asked a really silly question. How come when I point my YAGI at a direction for a station using the great circle, the signal is there but weak, but when I point it in a different direction, say 20 degrees away from the great circle, the signal improves?
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Following in the steps of the Maya

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
Robert, DL7VOA, and his XYL will be following the tracks of the Maya in Central America with their final recreational stay in Belize. Robert has written permission to use the special callsign V34AO from Hopkins in Belize between November 18-30th
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2017 CW ops Award

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
It's with great pleasure that CW ops announce the 2017 recipients of the CW ops Award for Advancing the Art of CW
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Strange 'blue auroras' sighted

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
On Thursday night, strange bands and rings of blue light appeared over parts of Scandinavia and Russia
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 20th October, through Friday, 27th October there were 232 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Propagation de K7RA

Sun, 29/10/2017 - 11:00
Solar activity increased over the past couple of weeks, with average daily sunspot numbers at 13.4 on October 19-25, compared to 1.7 over the previous seven days. Average daily solar flux increased from 70.5 to 76.7 over the same two weeks
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Problem with registration of BC Amateur Radio vehicle licence plate

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:15
As the RAC Director for the British Columbia / Yukon Region, it has been brought to my attention that there is a problem with renewing the existing five-digit BC Amateur plates – also known as two-letter Call Sign Ham Plates
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AMSAT-NA Board of Directors elect Joe Spier, K6WAO, President

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:15
At it’s annual meeting, held at the Silver Legacy Resort Hotel in Reno, NV, the AMSAT-NA Board of Directors elected Joe Spier, K6WAO, of Reno, NV, President, succeeding Barry Baines, WD4ASW, who has retired after nine years of service as AMSAT’s President
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INDEXA on the web

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:15
Dick Williams, W3OA, Secretary-Treasurer, informs that INDEXA is now on Facebook and Twitter
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Expat Club: devoted to our foreign members

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:15
Since FEDI-EA started the campaign "Yes, we speak English..." in 2014, a lot of hams from other countries, but living in Spain, have become members of the Federation
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An unusual comet dives toward the sun

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:15
Today, spacecraft are monitoring a close encounter between the sun and Comet 96P/Machholz. This is no ordinary comet
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Statement on spectrum access in the 3.6–3.8 GHz band

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:15
The UK regulator Ofcom has confirmed its approach to expanding spectrum access for mobile services in the 3.6 GHz to 3.8 GHz band
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UK time back to UTC this weekend

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:15
Daylight saving time 2017 in the United Kingdom ends at 02:00 on Sunday, 29 October
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Zorro in Bhutan

Sat, 28/10/2017 - 09:15
A5A will be activate again between October 27th and November 3rd. Zorro, JH1AJT, will travel to Bhutan with Jin/JF1IST, Franz/DJ9ZB and Champ/E21EIC
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