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St. Pierre and Miquelon rescheduled

Dc, 27/05/2020 - 08:45
Eric, KV1J, will once again be operating from the Island of Miquelon as FP/KV1J between September 22nd and October 6th. This operation was originally scheduled for July, but was postponed due to travel restrictions. It will be Eric's 14th trip to the island
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OT75VED - Victory in Europe Day

Dm, 26/05/2020 - 09:45
The UBA radioclub of Durnal in Belgium will air this special callsign to remember the end of WW2 We will be active on CW, SSB and digital modes
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Schedule released for E2STAYHOME satellite operation

Dm, 26/05/2020 - 09:45
Thailand’s regulator, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), has issued the special callsign, E2STAYHOME, to the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King (RAST) for use during the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus
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Ofcom EMF consultation deadline

Dm, 26/05/2020 - 09:45
Ofcom is threatening radio amateurs with EMF regulations that would be onerous and not proportionate
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ICQPodcast - Maintenance Time

Dm, 26/05/2020 - 09:45
In this episode, Colin M6BOY is joined by Dan Romanick (KB6NU), Edmund Spicer (M0MNG) and Leslie Butterfield (G0CIB) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is the Maintenance Time
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1958 Essex floods saw RAEN activated

Dm, 26/05/2020 - 09:45
Members of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) have been researching early club history including what is believed to be the first RAEN (now known as RAYNET) emergency action in 1958
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2020 W9DXCC DX Convention news

Dm, 26/05/2020 - 09:45
The board of directors for the Northern Illinois DX Association voted unanimously on May 19th to cancel this year's W9DXCC Convention (scheduled for September 11-12th) due to the coronavirus pandemic and expected limitations in Illinois surrounding large gatherings this fall
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

Dm, 26/05/2020 - 09:45
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 17th May, through Sunday, 24th May there were 209 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

Dm, 26/05/2020 - 09:45
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Amateur radio today is as relevant as it was 95 years ago

Dll, 25/05/2020 - 08:15
In a media statement about the SARL 95th anniversary, President Nico van Rensburg, ZS6QL said, "Amateur Radio has withstood the test of time because it is based on three major guiding principles: Communication between people, continuous technological development and self-education and training"
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Ten-year-old gets ham radio license

Dll, 25/05/2020 - 08:15
When ten-year-old Jacob Hoschar's school in Forks, Washington State, shut down due to Coronavirus he and his father Andrew Hoschar studied for their amateur radio exam and now have the call signs KJ7NZC and KJ7NXN
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QSO Today Amateur Radio Podcast - Bob Fontana - AK3Y

Dll, 25/05/2020 - 08:15
Bob Fontana, AK3Y’s, ham radio and electronic career was a friend’s broken shortwave to AM downconverter
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AMSAT announces 2020 Field Day rules

Dll, 25/05/2020 - 08:15
It’s that time of year again; summer and Field Day! Each year the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) sponsors Field Day as a “picnic, a campout, practice for emergencies, an informal contest and, most of all, FUN!” The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT) promotes its own version of Field Day for operation via the amateur satellites, held concurrently with the ARRL event
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NASA invites public to be its guests to celebrate historic ‘Launch America’

Dll, 25/05/2020 - 08:15
NASA is inviting the public to help celebrate a historic milestone in human spaceflight as it prepares for #LaunchAmerica – the first flight into orbit of American astronauts on American rockets from American soil since the end of the space shuttle era in 2011
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AO-27 returns from the dead

Dll, 25/05/2020 - 08:15
A number of amateurs have reported that the FM repeater of AO-27 has been active for brief intervals in recent weeks
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South African special event stations

Dll, 25/05/2020 - 08:15
There are two local special event stations you can look out for. ZS95SARL celebrates the 95th birthday of the SARL and ZS1820S celebrates the 200th anniversary of the landing of the 1820 Settlers
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Dll, 25/05/2020 - 08:15
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels
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Foundations of Amateur Radio

Dg, 24/05/2020 - 09:45
The antenna and coax you use matter - During the week I climbed on my roof and installed a base antenna for the 2m and 70cm band. The antenna is a Diamond X-300N. It's 3 meters tall, has a gain of 6.5 dB on 2m and 9 dB on 70cm. I've owned it for just under eight years and this week I finally took it out of the box and installed it. I know, I know, in my defence, you shouldn't rush these things
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QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo open Aug 8 and 9th

Dg, 24/05/2020 - 09:45
QSO Today podcaster, Eric, 4Z1UG, announces the first Virtual Ham Radio Expo scheduled to open August 8th and 9th
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New product HAMKit VMAC ESP32

Dg, 24/05/2020 - 09:45
The new HAMKit VMAC ESP32 product, has just been released. This is a small but powerful board, driven by an ESP32, which provides a very flexible Audio and Video Switching Matrix, with on-board DTMF Decoder, OSD Graphics, Video Signal Detectors and Synchronous Bucks
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