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Russians in Botswana

Wed, 17/03/2021 - 13:30
A small Russian team will be active as A25RU from Botswana near Gaborone between March 15-28th
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New multi-mode digital gateway, EI2PMD, Portmarnock, North Dublin

Wed, 17/03/2021 - 13:30
Ger, EI4HOB is pleased to report that the new Multi-Mode Digital Gateway, EI2PMD, located in Portmarnock, North Dublin, is now fully operational
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Friedrichshafen June 25-27

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 07:30
Messe Friedrichshafen, organizers of the HAM RADIO event, are continuing with plans for an in-person event to be held June 25-27, in additional the DARC is planning a state-of-the-art online conference event
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ISS Columbus ham radio station operational

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 07:30
ARRL reports the ARISS ham radio station in the International Space Station Columbus module is once again operational
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National Hamfest 2021

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 07:30
The organisers of the UK's National Hamfest, planned to take place at the Newark and Nottinghamshire Showground on September 24-25, will make a final decision in June
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WIA explain their position on ACMA ham radio licencing proposal

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 07:30
WIA Directors Dale VK1DSH and Lee VK3GK, Board member Scott VK3KJ and Grant VK5GR of the WIA Spectrum Stategy Team appeared on YouTube to explain the WIA position on the ACMA's licensing proposal
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ARISS contact scheduled for students at Goodwood Primary School in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 07:30
This will be a telebridge contact via amateur radio and students will take turns asking their questions of Astronaut Victor Glover, amateur radio call sign KI5BKC. English is the language that will be used for this contact. The downlink frequency for this contact is 145.800 MHZ
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ICQPodcast - John Amodeo - Last Man Standing

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 07:30
In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features is an Interview with John Amodeo from Last Man Standing by Ed Durrant DD5LP
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IARUMS February newsletter now available

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 07:30
The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System newsletter reports that Over The Horizon Radars (OTHR) continue to be the biggest source of interference in the HF amateur radio bands
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Watch Out for STEVE!

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 07:30
High-latitude sky watchers are seeing the purple phenomenon, called "STEVE", from their backyards now
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German radio hams request online exams

Mon, 15/03/2021 - 10:00
Germany's Amateur Radio Round Table (RTA) has asked communications regulator BNetzA to introduce online exams. While UK and USA have had online exams for almost a year they aren't yet widely available elsewhere
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IRTS Annual General Meeting

Mon, 15/03/2021 - 10:00
Due to the continuing and forecast Covid-9 pandemic restrictions, the 2021 IRTS Annual General Meeting will be held online on the Zoom platform on Saturday April 24th at 1100
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Monthly performance of 8J17CALL for January-February, 2021

Mon, 15/03/2021 - 10:00
Please be advised that monthly performance of 8J17CALL, 7-CALL 30th Anniversary Special station for January-February, 2021 (23rd January to 22nd February, 2021) are as follows. Monthly result in this period is 1,408 QSOs including 117 DX QSOs
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SARL Contest News

Mon, 15/03/2021 - 10:00
The second Wednesday 80 m Club Sprint runs from 17:30 to 18:30 UTC (19:30 to 20:30 CAT) on Wednesday 17 March – St Patrick’s Day
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St. Patrick's Day activity

Mon, 15/03/2021 - 10:00
This Wednesday is St. Patrick’s Day and traditionally stations in EI and overseas stations with a connection to EI make a special effort to get on the air for the occasion
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Inside the summit-obsessed world of ham radio

Mon, 15/03/2021 - 10:00
It was an arresting view, and the perfect backdrop for a summit selfie. But instead of reaching for his smartphone, Galchutt was absorbed by another device: a portable transceiver
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DXCC Country/Entity report

Mon, 15/03/2021 - 10:00
According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 7th/March, through Sunday, 14th/March there were 216 countries active
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France: A threatening radio amateur has equipment seized by ANFR

Sun, 14/03/2021 - 10:00
France's National Frequency Agency has taken action against a radio amateur who allegedly used threatening language on the air. ANFR used an EMF regulation as the justification for seizing the equipment
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Ongoing Licence renewal issues

Sun, 14/03/2021 - 10:00
The SARL has not received any communication from ICASA this week. It appears that the ongoing spectrum auction issues have taken up the executives’ time
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Soviet QSL graphia

Sun, 14/03/2021 - 10:00
Interested in the QSL cards from the former Soviet union? Andy, G0SFJ has taken a historian's view and you're invited to send him your comments
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