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Kohjinsha antennas and 3Y0I

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 09:15
The following was posted on the 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition web page. We’re pleased to announce our new partnership. The Japanese company Kohjinsha becomes our supporter and a sponsor of the antennas we take down to Bouvet Island and many more of our expeditions in the future
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 09:15
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 19th August, through Sunday, 26th August there were 213 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

Tue, 28/08/2018 - 09:15
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Young people are the future leaders in Amateur Radio

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:15
"You are the future of Amateur Radio", YOTA 2018 Patron, Gary Immelman, ZS6YI told YOTA 2018 delegates in his address on the last evening of the event that is now heralded worldwide as the best ever
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QSO Today - Frank Brickle - AB2KT

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:15
Frank Brickle, AB2KT, took a professional path to music composition at Princeton. He combined his musical composition skills with his technical knowledge of computer programming and background in amateur radio to develop the first software defined radio (SDR) software used first by the US government and later by private industry
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Strong geomagnetic storm

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:15
Surprising forecasters, a strong and unexpected G3-class geomagnetic storm is underway during the early hours of today, August 26th
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New SARL Hamnet National Director appointed

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:15
The SARL Council at its meeting on Tuesday evening 21 August, appointed Glynn Chamberlain, ZS6GLN as the new SARL Hamnet National Director
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Applications for the Irish Radio Amateur Licence Examination now open

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:15
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society have announced that the next Amateur Station Licence Examination will be held on Thursday 15th November 2018 in the ComReg offices in Dublin and at other centres if warranted by the numbers
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Big sunspot alert

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:15
For most of 2018, the solar disk has been blank without a trace of even the smallest sunspot. This weekend something different is happening
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W9DXCC DX Convention and Banquet

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:15
The W9DXCC DX Convention and Banquet in suburban Chicago is just a few weeks away - Sept. 14-15th - but there's still time to register and secure discounted hotel rates to enjoy the program and win a shot at a prize kitty that's grown to more than 12,000 USDs thanks to our generous donors
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Mon, 27/08/2018 - 09:15
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels
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Ham radio gear ready for Hawaii deployment

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:15
ARRL report they are monitoring the progress of Hurricane Lane, and amateur radio equipment is available to deploy
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Hawaii Hurricane 'Lane' and event updates

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:15
IARU Region 1 Emergency Communications Co-Ordinator Greg Mossop G0DUB has posted an update on amateur radio emergency operations in Hawaii, Venezuela and India
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Orfordness 648 kHz

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:15
Two articles by radio amateurs Dave Porter G4OYX, Chris Pettitt G0EYO and Alan Beech G1BXG describe the Radio Caroline antenna system and the history of 648 kHz at Orfordness in Suffolk
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A green comet approaches Earth

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:15
Beautiful green comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner is approaching Earth for a 58 million km close encounter in early September, when it is expected to approach naked-eye visibility
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Austria ÖVSV: Amateur Radio only "toy"! ??

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:15
The Austrian national Society ÖVSV has responded robustly to a press release put out on August 17, 2018 by the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)
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Propagation de K7RA

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:15
There is a chance of a glancing blow from a slow moving coronal mass ejection (CME) that may arrive over the next 24 hours resulting in periods of Active to Minor Storm conditions
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Honduras: Donation of Ham Radio equipment for Emergency Comms

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:15
On August 22, 2018, the National Telecommunications Commission of Honduras (abbreviated CONATEL in Spanish), delivered radio communications equipment to COPECO, donated by ITU for emergency communications
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Proposed WWV cuts ignored by Congress

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:15
In February, NIST proposed drastic cuts to its FY2019 budget, including shutdown of time-and-frequency stations WWV, WWVB and WWVH. This has raised concerns on social media, echoed by the ARRL
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VKS-737 Radio Network - Codan Envoy raffle

Sun, 26/08/2018 - 09:15
The Australian National Four Wheel Drive Radio Network, otherwise known as the VKS-737 Radio Network is in the middle of yet another Codan Envoy Raffle, with tickets available until the draw on Friday 14th September
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