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Foundations of Amateur Radio

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
World Wide Radio Operators Foundation - The other day I accidentally learnt something new. I know, it's crazy, sometimes I surprise myself
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Brazil: High school students shown amateur radio

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
Brazilian radio amateurs participated in a Science Fair at Gonçalves Dias School, Boa Vista on October 16
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JOTA down-under

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
This year JOTA celebrates 62 years of connecting scouts and guides by radio. A few things to note, with the change of DMR talk groups for JOTA this weekend, the Tasmania Wia news is on TG3807 this weekend at 9:30 am advises VK7ZCR
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New Zealand Net (NZ Net)

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
The New Zealand Net (NZ Net) is an 80-metre CW net operating every Monday-Friday evening
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Mauritania

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
DX-World.net reports that operators Johannes PA5X (5T5PA) and Evert PA2KW (5T2KW) will be active from a special location somewhere in Mauritania between the evening of October 19th until the morning of the 26th
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Marquesas Island DXpedition

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
The Can-Am DXpedition Team will arrive in French Polynesia on November 3rd. While in Tahiti (FO), there will be some activity – including low bands -- for a couple of days/nights....
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Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
Solar activity remains very low. At the bottom of the sunspot cycle, any sunspot activity is fleeting. Again, another week passes with no sunspots at all. Spaceweather.com reports no sunspots for the past two weeks, and the total number of spotless days this year is now 213 days, or 73%, matching the percentage of spotless days in 2008
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French national ham radio societies meet

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
The URC, AMSAT-F, DR@F, VE-France, FFBRA and REF met on September 22 and October 13 in Nanterre to define the working methods and priorities of the Inter Associations Radioamateur Group (GIAR)
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Will a Beginners licence cure the slump in new radio amateurs?

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
The number getting their UK Foundation licence has slumped in the past 13 years. In this YouTube video RSGB VHF Manager John Regnault G4SWX discusses his proposal for a Beginners Amateur Radio Licence
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SC0UT on-the-air for JOTA

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
Scouts in Sweden have got an appropriate call sign for this weekend's Jamboree On The Air (JOTA) - it's SC0UT
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Pitcairn Island DXpedition

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
I experienced a sudden and relatively severe, acute illness and was hospitalized for a number of days. I am recovering at home, but the risk of compromising the DXpedition to Pitcairn Island is too great for me to make the trip with the team. My friend Glenn, W0GJ, will take on my responsibilities and the DXpedition will proceed as otherwise planned. Ralph K0IR
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ARRL ham radio magazine aimed at Beginners-to-Intermediate

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
ARRL is launching a new magazine, On the Air, in January 2020. To be published on a bimonthly basis, On the Air will offer new and beginner-to-intermediate-level radio amateurs a fresh approach to exploring radio communication
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DX News from the ARRL

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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The Space Weather Woman

Sat, 19/10/2019 - 09:30
Two Coronal Holes Keep Us in Suspense - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW
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Tony's 10m Band Report

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 09:30
I’ve been software smoothing, i.e. sorting out the wrinkles in a spotting programme. I did chase a Vietnamese station for 2 hours but he didn’t work any UK stations that I could see. Most popular A82X and Z (Liberia), TT8SN (Chad), and 5T5PA (Mauritania) again. But there was plenty more DX about
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Emergency simulation tests ham radio equipment

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 09:30
“We have had a number of simulated disasters, from the standard tsunami and earthquake emergencies.” — Bob Pine K6RMP, ARES
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AMSAT Board of Directors announce 2019 Officers

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 09:30
These are the results of the 2019 AMSAT Board of Directors meeting vote for Officers
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Australian Authority looks to end HF for maritime distress communications

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 09:30
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) recommended that jurisdictions cease high-frequency (HF) radio monitoring of distress and safety communications in Australia. The authority is seeking comment on the proposal by 29 November
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ARISS contact Tenningen, Germany re-scheduled

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 09:30
Science and Technologie e.V. / event: Science Days, Teningen, Germany, has been modified
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Ofcom fines Ben TV £25,000 for promoting ‘miracle cure’ product

Fri, 18/10/2019 - 09:30
Ofcom has imposed a £25,000 financial penalty on Greener Technology Limited after material broadcast on its satellite television channel, Ben TV, broke our broadcasting rules
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