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Build a Secret Radio Chat Device

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 09:30
An article in Raspberry Pi magazine MagPi by PJ Evans of Milton Keynes shows how you can build a 433 MHz radio chat device to send wireless messages without needing WiFi
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FCC satellite related filings

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 09:30
For easier navigation of US FCC Satellite related filings Luke Rehmann has built an RSS feed of the FCC's ELS and IBFS systems
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Licence to supply radio transmitting equipment

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 09:30
New Zealand's regulator, RSM, have issued the following statement regarding the import, supply or sale of radio transmitting equipment in New Zealand
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Hackaday Superconference this weekend

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 09:30
The Hackaday Superconference is this weekend and it’s the greatest hardware con on the planet. Tickets are completely sold out, but you can still get in on the fun by watching the livestream and joining Supercon chat
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IOTA news from the DARC

Fri, 02/11/2018 - 09:30
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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Radio Amateurs ready and on standby to render emergency communications as South African fires rage

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
An intense heatwave and gale force winds in the Western Cape resulted in devastating run-away fires threatening the towns of George and Karatara in the Southern Cape Area since 24 October 2018
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ARRL says manufacturers’ WPT-EV petition is premature

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
ARRL is opposing a Petition for Rulemaking by some vehicle manufacturers which could result in pollution of the precious radio spectrum by Wireless Power Transfer for Electric Vehicles (WPT-EV)
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Radio ham's book on India's space program

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
A new book The Leapfroggers: An Insider’s Account of ISRO by radio amateur Ved Prakash Sandlas VU2VP (SK) tells the story of India’s success in the field of space science
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BYLARA at Hamfest 2018

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
ICQ Amateur Radio Podcast's Martin Butler M1MRB met members of BYLARA, the British Young Ladies Amateur Radio Association at the National Hamfest
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AREDN: Mossel Bay Mesh Network assist in search for 2 people missing in fire-ravaged area of South Africa

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
The Amateur Radio AREDN JOC received a written request on 30 October 2018 at 09h10 SAST to assist a frantic daughter in the search for her parents (Anton and Irana Murry) who recently moved from Gauteng to Karatara
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Kingdom of Bhutan to be QRV for another week

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:00
While the A5A CQWW team is leaving today (Tuesday), the station will remain QRV as A52BH until Monday next week. The activity will utilize the permanent A5A set-up with multiple beams plus verticals on 160M and 80M
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ARISS receives Yasme Foundation grant

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation announces that it has made a significant grant to ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station), in support of the Critical Infrastructure Fund
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NASA spacecraft makes record close approach to the Sun

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
NASA's Parker Solar Probe is now closer to the sun than any other spacecraft in history
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Ham radio satellites on 5 Euro coin

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
The Bank of Lithuania (Lietuvos bankas) has released a commemorative gold 5 Euro coin featuring the amateur radio satellites LituanicaSAT-1 (LO-78) and LitSAT-1
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RaDAR Challenge on 3 November

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
The last South African RaDAR Challenge for 2018 takes place from 00:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC on Saturday 3 November 2018
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ARISS contact with Tallmadge Community Learning Center, Lancaster, OH

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Tallmadge Community Learning Center, Lancaster, OH on 31 Oct
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 10:30
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels. Currently there are no sunspots visible
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OP prefix for Belgian radio amateurs in November

Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
The UBA reports radio amateurs in Belgium can use the OP prefix during November as part of the 100th anniversary of WWI commemorations
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WRC-19: 5 GHz and the impact on amateur radio

Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
SARL News say the next World Radio Conference will take place in the last quarter of 2019, and there are a number of agenda items that may impact amateur radio
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Ham College 46

Tue, 30/10/2018 - 10:30
Ham College episode 46 is now available for download. General Amateur Radio Exam part 17. Solar Propagation Effects, Delta Loop and Log Periodic Antennas
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