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Register ASAP for Free online amateur radio training course

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Know someone who wants to get their UK Foundation Amateur Radio licence? A Free online course starts this Sunday, June 7, but you need to register soon
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GB0MZX on air in June to celebrate the world's first advertised wireless broadcast

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Dragon Amateur Radio Club would like to introduce their next special event station GB0MZX (Marconi Zulu Xray)
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Kangaroo Island IOTA expedition re-scheduled

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Grant, VK5GR, reports: I am very pleased to announce that the VK5KI Expedition to Kangaroo Island (IOTA OC-139) has been rescheduled, although it has also been scaled down
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Amateur radio on BBC Somerset

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
On May 31, RSGB Region 11 Representative Dean Brice G0UIL was interviewed by Mel Everett on BBC Somerset about amateur radio
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The Radio Collector

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
On his Soldersmoke blog Bill Meara M0HBR / N2CQR highlights a vintage video of a 1985 TV show The Radio Collector from the California Historical Radio Society
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Credit card chip used to make crystal radio

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Hackaday report Billy Cheung decided to build a crystal radio using a rather unconventional detector – the smart chip in a common credit card
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Ofcom updates licence-exemption regulations including 24 GHz

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Ofcom has confirmed technical changes for use of spectrum in 874 to 874.4 MHz and 915 to 919.4 MHz bands to support use of short-range wireless devices and licenced use of 24.100-24.350 GHz at railway level crossings
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Dan Grady, N2SRK, appointed as new Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has appointed Dan Grady, N2SRK, of Aurora, Colorado, as the new Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director
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GB0GIG ... Time to apply for your certificate

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Now that GB0GIG has finished with 3,500 QSOs logged, it is time to claim certificate for having a certain number of QSOs with the station
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Spring 2020 Section Manager election results announced

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Three incumbent ARRL Section Managers were returned to office, while one challenger outpolled an incumbent Section Manager (SM) in contested elections this spring. Section Manager ballots were counted on Monday, June 1, at ARRL Headquarters
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IOTA news from the DARC

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
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GQRP Club online

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
The GQRP Club has decided to see what support there would be for an online QRP Convention this year to replace the event which would have been hold in England on September 5th and 6th
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RSGB Director on national broadcaster Talk Radio

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
RSGB Board Director Mike Bruce M0ITI was interviewed by Darryl Morris about amateur radio and the RSGB on the nationwide broadcaster Talk Radio
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Radio amateurs stay connected during lockdown

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Local radio amateurs have been keeping active during lockdown by meeting up on the air each morning, checking that everyone is in good health, and chatting about who else around the world they have been contacting
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Quindar Tones: Those iconic NASA PTT confirmation beeps

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
The SWLing Post reports on the PTT confirmation tones used by astronauts in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs
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Radio amateur on BBC Wiltshire

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
The RSGB reports BBC Wiltshire's Graham Seaman interviewed Andy Henley 2E1GQX from the Chippenham and District Amateur Radio Club
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'Green Ghosts' spotted above sprites in New Mexico

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Citizen scientists have discovered a new form of upper atmospheric lightning: The Green Ghost
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Auction 20 cancelled

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
In May 2020, New Zealand's Auction for short-term, early access rights in the 3.5 GHz band for 5G services (Auction 20) was cancelled. This was due to the constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, a direct allocation process will be undertaken
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Pulling data from news feed telemetry

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
We are used to seeing shots from TV news helicopters every day, they are part of the backdrop to life in the 21st century. But so often we hear them overlaid with studio commentary, so it’s interesting to hear that their raw audio contains telemetry
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Sable Island DXpedition news

Wed, 03/06/2020 - 08:30
Randy, N0TG, reports: "Many have asked about the impact COVID-19 could have to the Sable Island DXpedition scheduled for October
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