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Foundations of Amateur Radio

8 uren 19 min geleden
If you've ever used a spray can of WD-40, you might have wondered what the name means. It stands for "Water Displacement, 40th formula". In my time as a radio amateur I'd never stopped to think what the RG in RG-58 stood for. Turns out that it too has a meaning, "Radio Guide", though I have found some interesting alternative descriptions where the G stood for Government
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Amazing opening on 144 MHz from Cape Verde Islands to Poland

8 uren 19 min geleden
On Friday the 29th of May 2020, there was an extensive Sporadic-E opening across Europe which reached as high as 144 MHz allowing stations across the continent to make many fine contacts
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New RSGB Online exam remote invigilation FAQ

8 uren 19 min geleden
The RSGB have released a new version of the Online exam remote invigilation FAQ PDF which covers the new automated exam booking system that will be available on Monday, June 1
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ESA invites proposals for lunar lander mission in late 2020's

8 uren 19 min geleden
Development of Europe’s first ever lunar lander was agreed upon by ESA Member States in 2019 and now ESA is seeking your ideas for science and robotic missions on the Moon, Andy, G0SFJ is going to propose an amateur radio mission, using low signal technology in an amateur band
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NHS supporting 'Get on the air to care' campaign

8 uren 19 min geleden
Pete Gordon, Head of Emergency Care Improvement in the Emergency Care Improvement Support Team (ECIST) explains how delighted the NHS is to be partnering with the RSGB in the successful 'Get on the air to care' #GOTA2C campaign
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ATMega328 SSB SDR For Ham Radio

8 uren 19 min geleden
Danie Conradie writes for Hackaday about an amateur radio ATMega328 SSB SDR developed by Guido PE1NNZ
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The Space Weather Woman

8 uren 19 min geleden
Big Flares and A Solar Storm Hits During SpaceX Astronaut Launch - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW
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VK6WIA NewsWest

8 uren 19 min geleden
In NewsWest for Sunday 31st May 2020 we ask the question “Were German Amateur Radio Stations used to broadcast propaganda during World War Two?” We’ll tell you all about it, because in today’s NewsWest we take a peek at Amateur Radio History as reflected in the Amateur Radio Magazine of May 1940
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Drive-in ham radio exams in California

8 uren 19 min geleden
The ARRL reports that Volunteer Examiners (VE) in California have carried out a successful drive-in amateur radio exam session and more are planned
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Propagation de K7RA

8 uren 19 min geleden
No significant solar activity over the past week, and still no sunspots observed since the end of April. According to Spaceweather.com, the percentage of spotless days in 2020 has inched up another notch to 79%. The percentage of days showing no sunspots for all of 2019 was 77%
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DXCC Country/Entity Report

8 uren 19 min geleden
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 22nd May, through Friday, 29th May there were 209 countries active
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IOTA news from OPDX

8 uren 19 min geleden
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Register now for free Amateur Radio Foundation Online training course

8 uren 19 min geleden
The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on Sunday, June 7
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IARU Region 2 Executive Committee meets

8 uren 19 min geleden
The IARU Region 2 Executive Committee held its quarterly meeting in May via video conference
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Mid-Altitude ham radio balloon race planned for June

8 uren 19 min geleden
Students in three Space Station Explorer teams will participate in exciting distance learning
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Another amateur radio COVID-19 initiative

8 uren 19 min geleden
IARU Region 1 reports the Finnish Amateur Radio League (SRAL) cordially invites radio amateurs around the world you to join them in a global special event featuring their STAYHOME campaign and its radio activity that will be held June 6-7
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Five new radio amateurs in Bergen

8 uren 19 min geleden
Despite the Coronavirus outbreak five candidates in the Norwegian town of Bergen successfully passed the 40 question amateur radio exam for their 1 kW CEPT Class 1 licence, a pass rate of 83%
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ACMA Amateur Radio Fact Sheet

8 uren 19 min geleden
Australia's communications regulator, the ACMA, has produced a Fact Sheet for amateur radio
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DX News from the ARRL

8 uren 19 min geleden
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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Digital Voice for VHF Marine Band ?

vr, 29/05/2020 - 09:15
The May edition of the CEPT ECC Newsletter looks at using 6.25 kHz channel spacing Digital Voice in the VHF Maritime Band (156 MHz) instead of the current FM channels
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