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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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Ham radio YOTA Online

Dg, 24/05/2020 - 09:45
The Youth Working Group within IARU Region 1 has created a newly developed program called Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) Online
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VK6WIA NewsWest

Dg, 24/05/2020 - 09:45
NewsWest for Sunday 24th May 2020 is the Club Focus edition, and we’ve invited local Amateur Radio clubs to provide items on what they are getting up to on the Amateur Radio Club scene here in Western Australia as we emerge from the pandemic restrictions that we’ve been wearing for the last couple of months
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Spain's URE makes June magazine PDF available

Dg, 24/05/2020 - 09:45
In response to the ongoing Coronvirus situation Spain's national amateur radio society URE is allowing everyone to download the PDF of the June edition of their magazine Radioaficionados
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Monthly performance of 8J17CALL for April-May

Dg, 24/05/2020 - 09:45
This is 7M4VQJ, Satoshi from 7-CALL Amateur Radio Club (JS1YEY), Tokyo based club station organized by Japanese 7-CALL amateurs
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Propagation de K7RA

Dg, 24/05/2020 - 09:45
Still no sunspots to report. Spaceweather.com reported on May 20 that the current stretch of days with no sunspots has now reached 18. And with that the 2020 percentage of days with no sunspots has risen to 77%, equal to 2019. Until May 15 that statistic stood at 76%
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FT8 used for ham radio Moonbounce (EME) contact

Ds, 23/05/2020 - 09:15
Joe Taylor K1JT reports what is possibly the first FT8 contact via Moonbouce (EME) which took place on Thursday, May 21, 2020 between Paul W2HRO and Peter PA2V
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RAC is considering offering more online Amateur Radio courses: survey now being conducted

Ds, 23/05/2020 - 09:15
In response to the current global pandemic, Radio Amateurs of Canada organized an online Advanced Amateur Radio Certification Course in March 2020 so that individuals could upgrade their qualifications while continuing to practise social/physical distancing
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In 'Memory of Dayton Hamvention 2020' net

Ds, 23/05/2020 - 09:15
Astronomy Meets Amateur Radio will be conducting it’s “In Memory Of Dayton 2020” net on Saturday May 23 5:00 PM. EDT/2:00 PM PDT
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Telford radio amateurs get newspaper coverage

Ds, 23/05/2020 - 09:15
Shropshire Star newspaper reports members of the Telford and District Amateur Radio Society (TDARS) take to airwaves to support each other
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Ham radio operators still transmitting

Ds, 23/05/2020 - 09:15
CHAT News reports on amateur radio in the city of Medicine Hat in southeast Alberta
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EURAO General Assembly 2020: virtually on June 27

Ds, 23/05/2020 - 09:15
Because of COVID-19, the popular Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO exhibition has been canceled. However, EURAO will hold its General Assembly on the scheduled date: Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 17:00 CEST, albeit virtually
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DX News from the ARRL

Ds, 23/05/2020 - 09:15
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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