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Ethiopian Youngsters On The Air

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:30
December is Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) month. The idea is to show the amateur radio hobby to young people and to encourage youngsters to be active on the amateur bands
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European-built service module arrives in U.S. for first Orion moon mission

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:30
The powerhouse that will help NASA’s Orion spacecraft venture beyond the Moon is stateside. The European-built service module that will propel, power and cool during Orion flight to the Moon on Exploration Mission-1 arrived from Germany at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday to begin final outfitting, integration and testing with the crew module and other Orion elements
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Tinus Lange 7066 Technical Excellence Award

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:30
Do you enjoy building pieces of equipment to use in or outside the Shack? Or writing software to use for amateur radio? Well then how about entering for the Tinus Lange 7066 Technical Excellence Award?
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DXCC News

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:30
On November 1st, the Great Lakes Division (GLD) amateurs were informed by Stan Arnett II, AC8W, GLD DXAC Representative, of the following regarding the new FT8 mode
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Did an alien light sail just visit the solar system?

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:30
It sounds like a tabloid headline, but in this case it could be real
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Growth of SDR receivers

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:30
One of the more recent innovations to the technology we use is the software defined radio and apart from offering decoding of so many forms of transmission, it can also allow the development of radios that are versatile across modes and frequencies and, in the first responder range, are field programmable
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They learn English by hearing the news on radio

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:30
The Hindu reports the news broadcasts from All India Radio are being used to teach students English
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New application process for short-term restricted service licences

Thu, 08/11/2018 - 10:30
Ofcom has outlined a new application process for short-term restricted service licences (SRSLs). Under the new process, applications should now be submitted by email
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Amateur Radio Experimenters Group's balloon success

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:30
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Amateur Radio Experimenters Group released a high altitude balloon carrying transmitters for APRS and SSTV, and a crossband FM repeater
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Sweden: 60m band now available

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:30
The Swedish amateur radio society, SSA, reports radio amateurs gained access to the new WRC-15 60m (5 MHz) band on November 1
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Video of Es'hail-2 geostationary amateur radio transponder satellite talk

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:30
More videos from the AMSAT-UK Colloquium, part of the RSGB Convention, held at Milton Keynes Oct 13-14 are now available on the AMSAT-UK YouTube Channel
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European DX Council conference report

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:30
The British DX Club (BDXC) have released a two-part report on the European DX Council (EDXC) 2018 conference held August 31 to September 3 in Bratislava and Vienna
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Fox-1Cliff launch membership drive

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:30
Free digital copy of 'Getting Started with Amateur Satellites' for new or renewing Members
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HMS Belfast special callsign

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:30
The HMS Belfast Radio Group has obtained the special callsign GB100ARM to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended fighting in World War I on the 11th of November 1918
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Looking to set new records

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:30
Looking for help in establishing some new records are Hayden VK7HH and Leigh VK2KRR
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Second leg of the SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:30
The second leg of the SARL VHF/UHF Analogue Contest takes place from 10:00 UTC on Saturday 10 November to 10:00 UTC on Sunday 11 November 2018 with FM, SSB and CW activity on 6, 4 and 2 metres, 70 and 23 cm and higher
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Olivier ON4EI/EI8GQB - No show at CQ WW DX SSB Contest with EI7T

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:30
Oliver ON4EI/EI8GQB did not take part in the CQ WW DX SSB contest with EI7T due to a computer crash at the beginning of contest, causing him to lose everything he had prepared for the occasion
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India gets 3 new bands - 60, 630 and 6000m

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:30
The Indian Government’s Telecommunications regulator has published a 2018 Update to the Indian National Frequency Plan, effective 25th October 2018, which lists new bands at 5 MHz/60m, 472 kHz/630m and 135 kHz/6000m
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EME 2018 conference videos available

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:30
Videos of the talks given at the EME 2018 conference are now available to view on YouTube
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SOS for lost Morse code message

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:30
The North Wales Chronicle reports a Holyhead man has put out an SOS for a lost morse code message which played an important role in heralding the end of the First World War
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