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QSO Today with Frank Kollins WA9CWX

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
Frank Kollins, WA9CWX, loves to operate CW from multiple operating positions, from restored vintage to the most modern rigs
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The Future of Amateur Radio workshop

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
On June 12 the IARU Region 1 Workshop on the Future of Amateur Radio continued with a session addressing Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
Categories: en

Hammies Sprint this afternoon

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
The Hammies Sprint is a fun activity to promote contacts between Hammies and radio amateurs in Southern African countries with an emphasis on ZU stations and runs from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC (16:00 to 17:00 CAT) this afternoon, Sunday 13 June 2021
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ZS4BFN from the Franklin Game Reserve

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
The Franklin Game Reserve (ZSFF-0127) is located on Naval Hill in the centre of Bloemfontein and is the only game reserve to be found in the middle of a city
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RTÉ essential maintenance

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
RTÉ will carry out essential maintenance of the Long Wave (LW) transmitter in Clarkstown, Co. Meath from 15th June 2021 for two months during which period RTÉ Radio 1 will not be available on LW 252
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Does the future of CW look like this?

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
Tired of trying to learn Morse code? Searching for a state-of-the-art decoder/encoder companion for your station that keeps right on working when the band gets noisy, and doubles as a portable QRP transceiver? Stop looking! It’s here!
Categories: en

Fly me to the moon

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
The first Bitcoin transaction using the moon was conducted in April when Brazilian researchers sent morse code radio signals to deflect off the moon down to Earth, and completed a Bitcoin transaction
Categories: en

WA3RNC’S TR-25 and upcoming TR-45L transceiver kits

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
Here is a compact but powerful 2-band CW transceiver kit that uses no tiny pushbuttons, and without those seemingly endless and hard-to-remember back menus. There is a knob or a switch for every function!
Categories: en

The Space Weather Woman

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 13/06/2021 - 07:30
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
Categories: en

Foundations of Amateur Radio

Sat, 12/06/2021 - 09:00
My first ever interaction with amateur radio was a field day on Boterhuiseiland near Leiden in the Netherlands when I was about twelve. The station was set-up in an army tent and the setting was Jamboree On The Air, or JOTA
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National Hamfest 2021 cancelled

Sat, 12/06/2021 - 09:00
The National Hamfest had been planned to take place September 24-25 but organisers have now announced it will be postponed until September 2022
Categories: en

WIA seeks review of amateur radio exam system

Sat, 12/06/2021 - 09:00
The WIA wants a review of the effectiveness of the amateur service examination system in light of the lack of growth of newly licenced operators in Australia
Categories: en

The Termination Event

Sat, 12/06/2021 - 09:00
Something big may be about to happen on the sun. It's called the 'Termination Event' and it could kickstart Solar Cycle 25 into a higher gear
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VK6WIA NewsWest

Sat, 12/06/2021 - 09:00
We’ve got a bundle of history for you, including some items from the June 1960 edition of the Amateur Radio magazine, a couple of items we dug up from old newspapers, and the special event this week is an interview with Phil Zeid, ex VK6PZ, who held an Amateur Radio license for 84 years
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IARU in the CEPT Working Groups

Sat, 12/06/2021 - 09:00
IARU volunteers have been participating in the CEPT FM and SE Working Groups looking after the amateur and amateur satellite service interests. CEPT WG-SE #88 took place during April and WG-FM #99 took place at the end of May
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Dragon ARC VHF Day

Sat, 12/06/2021 - 09:00
Today the 12th of June, Dragon ARC are running a special event station from Parys Mountain on the island of Anglesey in IO73. We shall be using 6, 4 and 2 metres ssb and fm
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A 'tall story' from Turkey

Sat, 12/06/2021 - 09:00
The Çamlca TV-Radio Tower in Istanbul stands 369 meters tall, a futuristic, state of the art structure being heralded as the tallest telecommunications tower in all of Europe
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CHESS will not have an amateur payload

Fri, 11/06/2021 - 08:30
Two CHESS CubeSats had been planned to carry amateur radio linear transponders, however, it was announced on June 10 there will not be any amateur payload on the satellites
Categories: en

Ofcom clarify regional locator

Fri, 11/06/2021 - 08:30
I have made an enquiry with Ofcom in relation to the letter 'Z' being used for Shetland in contest call signs as it has been done traditionally in the past. I also asked wither it could be used for personal or club use
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