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Germany to get a temporary allocation on 70MHz again in 2018

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 09:45
A new ruling from BNetza for the German amateur radio service; Temporary admission will be granted to 70.150 - 70.180 MHz, from 2 May to 31 August 2018
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ISWL callsigns for May

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 09:45
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of May 2018
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Villa Griffoni Bologna: the birthplace of radio

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 09:45
Steve Ahern writes in Radio Info about his visit to Villa Griffoni where Guglielmo Marconi carried out his early experiments with radio
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US cargo spaceship set for departure from International Space Station

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 09:45
After delivering more than 5,800 pounds of science investigations and cargo for NASA, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is set to depart the International Space Station on Wednesday, May 2. NASA Television and the agency’s website will provide live coverage of Dragon's departure beginning at 10 a.m. EDT
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An fm transceiver from an unexpected chip

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 09:45
The Si47xx series of integrated circuits from Silicon Labs is a fascinating series of consumer broadcast radio products, chips that apply SDR technologies to deliver a range of functions that were once significantly more complex, with minimal external components and RF design trickery
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Ofcom fines Care Free £10,000 for breaking complaints rules

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 09:45
Ofcom has fined the landline and broadband provider Care Free £10,000, after an investigation found it broke rules designed to ensure that customers can seek appropriate redress when things go wrong with their services
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Kettering student's Young Achiever’s Award

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 09:45
Kettering University student Ruth Willet KM4LAO has received the Radio Club of America’s Young Achiever’s Award
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Ofcom publishes updated ‘calling line identification’ guidance

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 09:45
Ofcom has today published updated guidance to help phone companies comply with new ‘calling line identification’ requirements, in advance of them taking effect from 1 October 2018
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DX News from the ARRL

Sat, 28/04/2018 - 09:45
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 10m Band Report

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 09:45
Well, a few days did come good, so work it while you can. Sadly I was otherwise occupied on the good days. Z66D (Kosovo) was having a great time all week, VK9X/PE7T (Christmas Is) dropped in top on Friday with 3B9FR (Rodriguez Is) top on both days at the weekend
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50 MHz allowed in Lebanon

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 09:45
IARU Region 1 reports that radio amateurs in Lebanon have gained access to the 50 MHz (6m) band
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RSGB Youth Committee minutes released

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 09:45
The RSGB Youth Committee have released the minutes of their meetings held in March and April
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Latest edition of The 5 MHz Newsletter now available for download

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 09:45
The latest edition (No 20 – Spring 2018) of The 5 MHz Newsletter is now available for free pdf download
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SAQ on air on May 1st - a reminder

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 09:45
World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station participates in the ERIH event WORK it OUT – Industrial culture, on May 1 and as part of the event we plan for the first SAQ transmission since 2016
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The Raspberry Pi 3B+ as an SDR – without the SDR!

Fri, 27/04/2018 - 09:45
We’ve become used to software-defined radio as the future of radio experimentation, and many of us will have some form of SDR hardware. From the $10 RTL USB sticks through to all-singing, all-dancing models at eye-watering prices, there is an SDR for everyone
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Brand new lighthouse for the ILLW event

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:45
Four months to go until our 21st annual International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend and our 153rd entry just arrived from Portugal with a brand new lighthouse for the event
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LED Bulb RF Pollution - Elektor Magazine investigates

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:45
DARC, the German national amateur radio society, are requesting amateurs to send LED bulbs which pollute the RF spectrum to the magazine Elektor for investigation
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ARISS contact planned for three schools in Poland - Update

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:45
As already announced, an International Space Station school contact has been planned for three schools in Poland. The contact will be handled by US astronaut Ricky Arnold KE5DAU
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The Royal Mint Experience

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:45
Members of the Barry Amateur Radio Society will be active from 'Her Majesty's Royal Mint' at Llantrisant, South Wales, UK, signing GB4RME (Royal Mint Experience) between June 1st and 2nd
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RSGB 2018 Convention

Thu, 26/04/2018 - 09:45
Bookings for the RSGB 2018 Convention are now open. The event takes place between October 12-14th, 2018, and there will be topics to cater for all tastes and at all levels across five lecture streams
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