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Ham radio licensing issues in South Africa

11 hours 24 min ago
The SARL interacted this week with a senior councillor of ICASA and expressed the League’s concern about the complicated license renewal process, long delays, and in many instances unfamiliar terminology used in the process leading to applications being rejected
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Ham radio exams to resume in the Netherlands

11 hours 24 min ago
VERON has announced that the first amateur radio exam to be held in 4 months will take place on March 17
Categories: en

QSO Today - Steve Hicks - N5AC

11 hours 24 min ago
FlexRadio is the Platinum Sponsor at the next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo. I wanted to bring back an interview that I had with Steve Hicks, N5AC, VP of Engineering at FlexRadio. Steve will be a speaker at the Expo
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Malaysian radio hams in newspaper

11 hours 24 min ago
The Star reports on the public service work carried out by members of the Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitters' Society
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Bitcoin transfer via ham radio

11 hours 24 min ago
A Bitcoin article describes how Rodolfo Novak VE3NAK and Sam Patterson KE8KRX used amateur radio to transfer Bitcoin using JS8call on 7.077 MHz
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QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo

11 hours 24 min ago
It's almost 'show time' as the 2nd QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo will go live next Friday evening 1800 PDT. I hope that you will come
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Two YouTube channels - one common purpose

11 hours 24 min ago
Using the power of simultaneous Livestream on both their YouTube channels, two amateur radio operators are raising public awareness on behalf of a Detroit area ham who has been diagnosed with end-stage renal failure
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Monster antenna system

11 hours 24 min ago
Here's a video of an extraordinary antenna. ZL3SV uses a 2x320mtr Dipole
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

11 hours 24 min ago
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels. There are two sunspot regions with simple magnetic configurations visible. No solar flaring is expected
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Foundations of Amateur Radio

Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:15
Every community has its own language. As a member of that community you learn the words, their meaning and their appropriate use. For example, the combination of words 'Single Side Band' have a specific meaning inside amateur radio. Outside of radio, those same words are random words with no relationship
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RSGB Direct to Full licence exam consultation

Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:15
Have you given your views in the RSGB’s consultation on a proposed new, Direct to Full licence exam?
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Sweden: PTS proposing extension of SSA authorization for exams/callsigns

Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:15
The authorization for Sweden's national amateur radio society, the SSA, to conduct exams, issues certificates and assign callsigns expires on March 31
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Last chance to sign up for Free online Amateur Radio training course

Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:15
This is the last chance to register for the free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham which starts on March 7
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C6AHA Bimini Island

Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:15
We are planning a trip to Bimini Island, C6A NA-048 FL05. July 14-21 2021 for 7 days
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Radio hams more active than ever during pandemic

Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:15
The Seattle Times newspaper says separated by distance - and a pandemic - Puget Sound’s amateur radio enthusiasts are connecting with even greater frequency
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Couple picks up ham radio as productive hobby

Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:15
A news item by TV broadcaster WSIL features radio amateurs Aimee Mitchell WI2P and Ross WQ5B who became licensed in 2020
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VK6WIA NewsWest

Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:15
NewsWest for Sunday 7th March, 2021 is the New Amateurs Edition, where we acknowledge those who have gained a new or upgraded license
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Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 06/03/2021 - 10:15
We saw one day (Monday) with no sunspots during this week, so average daily sunspot numbers declined slightly from 19.6 to 18.9.Two new sunspot groups (2806 and 2807) appeared on the following day
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COVID-19 situation and YOTA Camps

Fri, 05/03/2021 - 09:15
The IARU Region 1 Youth Working Group have said no youth events will take place before mid-June, those scheduled for later in the year will be reviewed as the pandemic situation evolves
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Australia: Call-sign processing times back on track

Fri, 05/03/2021 - 09:15
Communications regulator ACMA has announced the backlog in issuing Australian amateur radio callsigns has been cleared
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