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Book now for the next SARL and AMSAT SA workshop

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 10:30
SARL and AMSAT SA will be joining forces and present a workshop on monitoring of the RF noise floor and the impact it has on Amateur Radio
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Ham radio operators tune in

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 10:30
The Hindu reports radio amateurs have been asked to set up an emergency communications link in preparation for Cyclone Gaja
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This weekend: The Leonid meteor shower

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 10:30
Earth is entering a stream of debris from Comet 55P/Tempel-Tuttle, source of the annual Leonid meteor shower
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DX News from the ARRL

Sat, 17/11/2018 - 10:30
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:30
A very odd week with all the real action being at the weekend, unsurprising some would say. LU9DCE (Argentina) is to be congratulated for being top DX for quite a few days and top spotter too! Other DX, YL100s (Latvia specials) 9X9PJ (Rwanda) and others,
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Ham radio geostationary satellite transponders launch today

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:30
Florida Today reports the SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center will achieve 'dream' of amateur radio enthusiasts
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FT8: New Beta version of WSJT-X is now available

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:30
A new WSJT-X “release candidate,” version 2.0.0-rc4, now is available but the software may not work 'out of the box' when upgrading from previous versions
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HB9Q with LFA Yagis make EME possible to small antenna stations

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:30
Are you that guy that tells everyone 'you work the World on a wire and don't need a Yagi' ? In most cases, it is the Yagi belonging to the guy at the other end of the QSO that is doing all the work, pushing and pulling on your behalf otherwise, that QSO might not happen
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Radio hams assist vessel with ill crew member

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:30
ARRL reports Amateur Radio operators associated with the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) played a significant part in summoning medical assistance on November 9
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SpaceChain Foundation advances Blockchain-based satellite network

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:30
SpaceChain Foundation (Singapore), a non-profit organization combining space and blockchain technologies to build the world's first open-source blockchain-based satellite network, has announced the successful launch of its second-generation blockchain node nanosatellite
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NASA brings Mars landing, first in six years, to viewers everywhere Nov. 26

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:30
NASA's InSight lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST Nov. 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms
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Dxpedition team heading for Chad

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:30
The Italian Dxpedition Team is pleased to announce their next operation will be from Chad, in March 2019
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French Special Event

Fri, 16/11/2018 - 10:30
Members of the 'Radio Club of Nice' will be active as TM8AB from Nice (south France) between November 24th and December 12th
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Fox-1Cliff launch – your help is needed!

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:30
Following the successful launch and deployment of Fox-1Cliff, all amateur radio satellite enthusiasts can play an important part in the commissioning of the new satellite
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Top 10 DX of the Year contest

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:30
Top DX Radio Club's annual contest is from 1 December 2018 (Saturday) 00:00 UTC to 31 December 2018 (Monday) 24:00 UTC
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This is the Golden Age of Ham Radio

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:30
Rex Vokey KE6MT writes that we are now in the modern golden age of amateur radio
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Suction clamps for attaching antennas to motorhomes, caravans and RVs

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:30
Campsites can give the perfect opportunity for some portable radio operating but using a mast within the constraints of a typical site pitch can be difficult
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'Grand Tour Across All Continents' dx contest

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:30
The Czechoslovak DX Club's 'Grand Tour Across All Continents' dx contest is to be held from Friday, 30 November 2018, 0000 UTC, to Sunday, 9 December 2018, 2400 UTC. It is open to all shortwave listeners regardless to their membership in any DX club
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Amateur Radio Today podcast

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:30
Amateur Radio Today is a weekly news podcast by Hans van de Groenendaal ZS6AKV
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Special Event Station ON100RGA

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 10:30
On the 18th of November 1918, over 18.000 German soldiers left the province of Limburg in Maaseik (Belgium) via the Pater Sangers bridge over the river Meuse. ON100RGA is a special WW1 station that commemorates this event 100 years ago at the end of the war
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