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Digital Mobile Radio registrations in Ireland continue to grow

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 09:30
At the end of the 3rd quarter of 2018, the latest stats show that roughly 500 individuals have registered for DMR numbers on the island of Ireland. The numbers continue to grow as Digital Mobile Radio spreads across the island
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GB100MCV - Commemorating the sinking of the RMS Leinster

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 09:30
On the 10th of October 1918, just a month before the Armistice which ended World War 1 was signed, the RMS Leinster (call sign ‘MCV’) was sunk after being torpedoed by German submarine UB-123
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Simulated Emergency Test

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 09:30
Date: Saturday, October 13 - Note: In Ontario the Simulated Emergency Test will be held on Saturday, October 13, but at Emergency Operations Centres that are located in Municipal offices, that can’t get access on the weekend, the SET will also be held on Wednesday, October 10
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Antique Wireless Association Valve QSO Party

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 09:30
The second leg of the AWA Valve QSO Party will be run on 6 and 7 October, with the AM QSO Party running from 13:00 to 17:00 UTC on Saturday 6 October 2018, and the SSB QSO Party running from 13:00 to 17:00 UTC on Sunday 7 October 2018
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New rules to combat high call costs and scams

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 09:30
Phone users will be protected from high charges for calling ‘070’ numbers – which are often mistaken for mobiles, but cost much more to call
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Allied bombing in WW2 altered ionosphere

Wed, 03/10/2018 - 09:30
Research by Professor Chris Scott, from the University of Reading, shows the impact on the Ionosphere of the Allied bombing raids over Europe during WW2
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Naomi Kurahara JE6GXN at AMSAT-UK Colloquium

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 07:30
The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium is being held as part of the RSGB Convention in Milton Keynes, one of the highlights wil be a presentation by Naomi Kurahara JE6GXN CEO of Infostellar Inc
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Update on the prohibition of unrestricted two-way radios in New Zealand

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 07:30
New Zealand's regulator RSM reports: In August, we mentioned creating a prohibition notice for unrestricted two-way radios. This was to limit the availability to the general public for radios that don’t meet the Radio Standards
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2018 Simulated Emergency Test

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 07:30
The 2018 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) is just ahead. The primary ARRL-sponsored national emergency exercise is designed to assess the skills and preparedness of Amateur Radio Emergency Service volunteers as well as those affiliated with other organizations involved with emergency and disaster response
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Last Man Standing ratings surge

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 07:30
Variety reports the TV series 'Last Man Standing' ratings surged in its Fox debut September 28. In the show Tim Allen KK6OTD plays radio amateur Mike Baxter KA0XTT
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Irish DMR gateway test

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 07:30
The committee for the IECRO Radio Club would like to invite any amateur radio operators living within the Midlands region of Ireland to participate in the testing phases of their new analogue and DMR gateways
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ICQPodcast - The Classic Bird 43 Wattmeter

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 07:30
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is - The Classic Bird 43 Wattmeter
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Wireless message centenary report

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 07:30
In a suburban street of Wahroonga, a northern suburb of Sydney, some two hundred people are assembled in front of a small, yet significant monument. Addressing the crowd is the City of Sydney Town Crier...
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Jamboree On The Air - October 2018

Tue, 02/10/2018 - 07:30
With just a month to go before JOTA 2018, planning should be well underway for your Jamboree On The Air radio station
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