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The Royal Australian Air Force - 100 Year Centenary. VK100AF and VI100AF

do, 25/02/2021 - 10:30
The RAAF was formed on 31st March 1921, to mark this Centenary the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) will be celebrating with two call signs
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Radio hams help in Texas

do, 25/02/2021 - 10:30
ARRL Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) and American Red Cross volunteers joined forces in Texas under the ARRL/Red Cross memorandum of understanding in responding to the situation resulting from unseasonably frigid weather
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Over 3 years Ofcom took action against 3 illegal broadcasters Amateur radio in Leigh Journal

do, 25/02/2021 - 10:30
Following a Freedom of Information request, Ofcom have revealed they only took enforcement action against three illegal broadcasters between 2018 and 2020 Barry Day G3WIS got in touch with his local paper the Leigh Journal to share an atmospheric photograph from 1968 of an amateur radio demonstration he gave to the Lowton Scouts group
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Fry's Electronics shutting down all stores, ending 36 years as a big-box stop for tech enthusiasts

do, 25/02/2021 - 10:30
Fry’s Electronic’s, the big-box chain that was a longtime, one-stop shop for tech enthusiasts, is shutting down after 36 years in business. The company cited “changes in the retail industry and the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.”
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Cherokee Challenge Flight - London to Sydney the slow way

do, 25/02/2021 - 10:30
Join us on this amazing adventure of a lifetime. Two chaps, a light aircraft and an HF radio piloting their way from Blighty to Oz, the slow way! Andy Hardy G1AJH (ex VK2CHA). Their flight supported Oxfam in the fight against poverty
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23cm band in the spotlight with regulators

wo, 24/02/2021 - 10:00
The Chair of IARU Region 1 Spectrum Affairs, Barry Lewis G4SJH, reports on the meeting of the ITU-R Working Party 4C (WP4C) Feb 15-19 which discussed the amateur radio allocation at 1240-1300 MHz
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ARISS contact is scheduled for students at Estes Park Elementary School, Estes Park, Colorado, USA

wo, 24/02/2021 - 10:00
This will be a multipoint telebridge contact via amateur radio between students from the Estes Park Elementary School following Covid guidelines and Astronaut Shannon Walker, amateur radio call sign KD5DXB. Students will take turns asking their questions. The downlink frequency for this contact is 145.800 MHz
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Capstan winch central to this all-band adjustable dipole antenna

wo, 24/02/2021 - 10:00
The perfect antenna is the holy grail of amateur radio. But antenna tuning is a game of inches, and since the optimum length of an antenna depends on the frequency it’s used on, the mere act of spinning the dial means that every antenna design is a compromise. Or perhaps not, if you build this infinitely adjustable capstan-winch dipole antenna
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Kangaroo Island QSO status

wo, 24/02/2021 - 10:00
Grant, VK5GR, reports: For those looking for electronic confirmation from the VK5KI activation on Kangaroo Island (OC-139), the LOTW records were uploaded today (Feb. 15th) nd the blackout period for ClubLog matching should be ending also
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Amateur Radio operators help fill earthquake donut holes

wo, 24/02/2021 - 10:00
Ham radio networks gear up to provide real-time, on-the-ground information about earthquake shaking and damage when other communication pathways are knocked out of commission
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IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

wo, 24/02/2021 - 10:00
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IRTS Amateur Radio Training Courses

di, 23/02/2021 - 09:30
IRTS News reports that while online amateur radio training courses have been successfully completed it is still not possible to take the exam due to the pandemic
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Amateur radio exams survey now open

di, 23/02/2021 - 09:30
The focus of this year's survey from Essex Ham is the the amateur radio exams
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Online exams boost ham radio numbers

di, 23/02/2021 - 09:30
The figures released cover the whole of 2020 for both in-person and Remotely Invigilated (RI) Online exams. Due to the pandemic in-person exams were only held during the first 10 weeks of the year and there weren't many of them
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Become an amateur radio operator: Free online classes prepare people for upcoming FCC licensing exam

di, 23/02/2021 - 09:30
Amateur radio has been around for more than 100 years and, in this day of cell phones, computers and other high-tech devices, ham radio, as it is also known, continues to play an important role in the world of communication
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UKEICC CW Contest

di, 23/02/2021 - 09:30
The UKEICC monthly one hour 80m CW Contest will be held on Wednesday next the 24th at 2000. EI5G and, for this contest at least, GM7V will be bonus stations
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Elon Musk: SpaceX will double Starlink's satellite internet speeds in 2021

di, 23/02/2021 - 09:30
CNET report that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter Monday that his company's satellite internet service, Starlink, will offer speeds close to 300 Mbps later in 2021. That's roughly twice as fast as currently advertised, and would represent a significant step forward for the service as it seeks to deliver high-speed internet to underserved regions across the globe
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Cocos Keeling Islands

di, 23/02/2021 - 09:30
Members of the Northern Corridor Radio Group will be active as VK9CE from Cocos Keeling Islands (OC-003) between March 16-23rd
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Benin

di, 23/02/2021 - 09:30
Ian, ZS6JSI, has been active recently as ZS6JSI/TY from Parakou about 400km north from capital city. He has been there since late January and is expected to be there for 6 months
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QSO Today with Gerald Youngblood, K5SDR from FlexRadio

ma, 22/02/2021 - 10:30
Gerald Youngblood, K5SDR, is the founder and CEO of FlexRadio that is now on the cutting edge of building advanced software defined radio (SDR) platforms for amateur radio, as well as for government, business, and the military. Gerald is a leader and pioneer in the development of SDR leading to the founding of FlexRadio
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