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Kerala Flooding: Radio amateurs assist rescue operations

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:45
The Hindu reports ham radio services help trace people in flood-hit Kerala
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US Coast Guard warns of LED lighting safety hazard

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:45
The ARRL reports on US Coast Guard warning of LED lighting interference to Marine Radios and AIS Reception
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Harbin Institute of Technology lunar satellites receive OSCAR numbers

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:45
On May 20th, 2018, a pair of microsatellites, DSLWP-A and DSLWP-B, were successfully launched into a lunar transfer orbit aboard a Chinese CZ-4C launch vehicle. Telemetry signals were soon received from both satellites, although DSLWP-A was lost the following day
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National Radio Centre volunteers needed

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:45
With significantly increased visitor numbers, the RSGB National Radio Centre (NRC), Bletchley Park, is once again seeking to recruit volunteers, specifically to assist at weekends
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Maintain funding for NIST stations WWV and WWVH

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:45
A petition has been set up, however it needs 96,344 signatures by September 15, 2018 to get a response from the White House
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Memories of a mis-spent youth: Learnabout Simple Electronics

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:45
Writing on Hackaday, Jenny List G7CKF takes a look at a book that, for many of us, started our adventures in the world of electronics
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IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 23/08/2018 - 09:45
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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ARISS contact planned for school in Australia

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Serena Aunon-Chancellor KG5TMT with Glenden State School, Glenden, Queensland, Australia
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Radio antenna mismatching: VSWR explained

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
If you have ever operated any sort of transmitting equipment, you’ve probably heard about matching an antenna to the transmitter and using the right co-ax cable
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HamRadioNow: Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
Randy Smith WU2S joins David Goldenberg W0DHG and Darren La Groe AJ6BL to talk about Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (ARDN)
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New 2m/4m dual band yagis from InnovAntennas

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
This is the InnovAntennas 18el 2m/4m dualbander prototype on test at G8FJG. This antenna has 7 elements on 4m and 11 elements on 2m on a 4.5m boom
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Exempt Amateur Radio aerials from requiring planning permission

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
M0PLT, a member of UKQRM and EURAO, started a Petition on the UK Government and Parliament website asking to amend the law to exempt all licensed Radio Amateurs (and C.B. radio users) from requiring planning permission for their aerials
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Former amateur radio shop could become apartments

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
The former Waters and Stanton amateur radio shop in Main Road, Hockley, Essex could be turned into flats
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Zello amateur radio Foundation licence support

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
Ian G3ZHI reports there is a Foundation licence support net on Zello on the 'network radios ev' channel
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ARISS contact for school in India to be webcast

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
As announced, an International Space Station school contact has been planned with Vidya Mandir Inter College, Meerut, India. It will also be webcast
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A new type of aurora is not an aurora at all

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
For decades, amateur astronomers in Canada have been photographing a purple ribbon of light dancing alongside auroras during some geomagnetic storms
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50th anniversary of invasion of Czechoslovakia

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
At approximately 11 pm on August 20, 1968 forces of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and other Warsaw pact members invaded Czechoslovakia, radio amateurs played their part in the resistance
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Amateur Radio responds to flooding in Kerala, India

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
Jayu VU2JAU reports that Radio Amateurs in the Indian state of Kerala are actively responding to this disaster. Flooding caused by monsoon rains and overflowing dams has currently killed over 300 people and left over 300,000 evacuated to relief camps
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Kerala Flooding: Newspaper reports amateur radio response

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
The Times of India reports amateur radio units have been deployed at three taluk offices in Mananthavady, Sultan Bathery and Vythiri
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4U1UN closer to being on the air!

Wed, 22/08/2018 - 09:45
James, K2QI, President of the United Nations Amateur Radio Club (4U1UN), posted the following on FaceBook, Thursday, August 16th: "It's been a while since the last update, but I have some news to share. We're one step closer to being back on the air
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