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QST Magazine - The Future is Fragmented

10 hours 43 min ago
The editorial by Steve Ford WB8IMY that appears in the May issue of the ARRL's QST magazine is available for download as a PDF
Categories: en

Celebrating the 95th World Amateur Radio Day

10 hours 43 min ago
With millions of Americans now isolated at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, there is a renewed interest in Amateur Radio, which allows “hams” to talk with each other all over the world independent of traditional communication systems.
Categories: en

QO-100 geostationary satellite contact video

10 hours 43 min ago
In this video Matthew Miller M0DQW describes his first amateur radio QO-100 Transmit and Receive setup using a LimeSDR Mini
Categories: en

Update on USA online ham radio exams

10 hours 43 min ago
In this video Richard Bateman KD7BBC provides an update on moves towards Online Exams in the USA following the first successful all-online Technician Exam on March 26
Categories: en

Use of special call sign suffixes in the US during COVID-19 pandemic

10 hours 43 min ago
The ARRL has clarified how USA Amateur Radio stations can use a STAYHOME suffix as part of their callsign during the COVID-19 pandemic
Categories: en

144 MHz band opens up accross the Atlantic again between Cape Verde and the Caribbean

10 hours 43 min ago
In the Summer of 2019, there was a remarkable opening on 144 MHz between Cape Verde Islands off the coast of Africa and the Caribbean which lasted for several days
Categories: en

Comet ATLAS might be breaking apart

10 hours 43 min ago
New images reported today by astronomers from the University of Maryland and Caltech suggest that Comet ATLAS (C/2019 Y4) is breaking apart
Categories: en

Love Sport is taking a broadcasting break during the coronavirus outbreak by pausing all programmes

10 hours 43 min ago
The national DAB station has told listeners about the change via a pre-recorded announcement from owner Kelvin MacKenzie, saying it was due to effects the evil COVID-19 virus
Categories: en

World Amateur Radio Day

10 hours 43 min ago
On Saturday, April 18, 2020 (1200Z to 2359Z), Radio Amateurs of Canada is organizing a special on-air event to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day
Categories: en

Radio Caroline North at Easter

10 hours 43 min ago
Our Easter broadcast will be happening this weekend, although due to the current Coronavirus crisis we won't be able to use our radio-ship Ross Revenge
Categories: en

NASA coverage set for Chris Cassidy, crewmates flight to space station

10 hours 43 min ago
A trio of space travelers, including NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, KF5KDR is scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on Thursday, April 9
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Amateur Radio provides world-wide Covid19 information and news

10 hours 43 min ago
When the Covid19 virus outbreak started spreading rapidly from China to the rest of the world, I started to look into ways of how amateur radio could render a useful service to Africa but also to the rest of the Globe during this pandemic
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Amid pandemic, amateur radio societies across the North are seeking new recruits

10 hours 43 min ago
CBC News reports self-isolation is an opportunity to train up new ham radio operators. The broadcaster says Karen Novak is one of those planning to get her amateur radio license
Categories: en

Brazil holds 430 and 1240 MHz bands consultation

10 hours 43 min ago
A public consultation is being held in Brazil concerning both the 430 MHz and 1240 MHz Amateur Radio bands
Categories: en

Coronavirus and SARC

10 hours 43 min ago
Australia's Summerland Amateur Radio Club (SARC) committee and others have trialled virtual meeting software and will use Zoom to hold a virtual committee meeting on Sunday 19th April
Categories: en

JA news - 160/80m changes

10 hours 43 min ago
Yoshi, JG7AMD, reports that there are changes coming on 160/80m for JA operators
Categories: en

From the NZART President

10 hours 43 min ago
I thought I'd take the opportunity to brief you all on the current status of NZART (New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters) as an organisation
Categories: en

South Africa extends licence renewal period

10 hours 43 min ago
Given the state of national disaster and the current 21-day lockdown to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, ICASA has decided to extend the validity period of existing radio frequency spectrum licences in line with Regulation 10 of the Radio Frequency Spectrum Regulations
Categories: en

DXCC Most Wanted

10 hours 43 min ago
The 'DXCC Most Wanted' entities list has been updated on ClubLog as of March 30th. The list contains 340 entities
Categories: en

DXCC Country/Entity Report

10 hours 43 min ago
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th March, through Sunday, 5th April there were 219 countries active
Categories: en