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Foundations of Amateur Radio

Sat, 20/02/2021 - 08:15
You Can't Always Get What You Want One of the things about amateur radio that I find intensely fascinating and to be honest sometimes just as frustrating, is that you don't know what the outcome of an experiment might be at any one time
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Radio amateurs want to be of service when communications fail

Sat, 20/02/2021 - 08:15
Nashville Scene reports thousands of Nashvillians were affected by the cell and internet service outage that came after the Christmas Day bombing downtown - but it was exactly the type of situation amateur radio operators prepare for
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Permission granted for 60 foot ham radio masts

Sat, 20/02/2021 - 08:15
Vermont radio amateur Zachary Manganello K1ZK has been granted planning permission for magnificent towers up to 60 feet high
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Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 20/02/2021 - 08:15
A period of 0 sunspots ran from February 4-17, but Wednesday evening while viewing the STEREO spacecraft image I saw a very bright area on our Sun's northeast horizon. Shortly after, Spaceweather.com reported, 'A new active region is hiding just behind the Sun's northeastern limb. It might be a sunspot.'
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Friedrichshafen ham radio event still going ahead

Fri, 19/02/2021 - 11:30
Organisers of the popular Friedrichshafen ham radio event are still planning for the event to take place on June 25-27
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Register now for free ham radio Foundation Online course

Fri, 19/02/2021 - 11:30
A free Foundation Online amateur radio training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts Sunday Feb 21 - register now
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Ofcom awards first small-scale DAB multiplex licences

Fri, 19/02/2021 - 11:30
Ofcom has announced its first ever awards of small-scale radio multiplex licences
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VK6WIA NewsWest

Fri, 19/02/2021 - 11:30
In NewsWest for Sunday 21st February 2021, we delve into Amateur Radio History, looking at more than one period in a century of Amateur Radio in Australia
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EURAO Party - Winter 2021: with a simple dipole

Fri, 19/02/2021 - 11:30
The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: 'with a simple dipole'. Remember this is not a contest, it is just a radio meeting with a few simple 'rules', better to call them recommendations
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Lemmings over a demographic cliff?

Fri, 19/02/2021 - 11:30
ICQ Podcast presenter Frank M. Howell K4FMH gives his view on the future of amateur radio - can we defuse the demographic time-bomb?
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DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 19/02/2021 - 11:30
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
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Direct entry to Full Licence: RSGB Consultation

Thu, 18/02/2021 - 11:00
The RSGB’s Examination Standards Committee (ESC) has just launched a consultation to ask for the views of the amateur radio community on a new, Direct to Full licence exam which would run in parallel with the existing three-tier system
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ARRL to consider covering young members license fee

Thu, 18/02/2021 - 11:00
At its meeting on January 15-16 the ARRL Board considered a plan to pay the planned FCC license application fee for young radio amateurs
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RSGB consulting on their new Direct-To-Full exam

Thu, 18/02/2021 - 11:00
The RSGB’s Examination Standards Committee has launched a consultation to ask for the views of the amateur radio community on a new, Direct to Full licence exam which would run in parallel with the existing three-tier system
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AMSAT Ambassador and ARRL registered instructor Clint Bradford, K6LCS, is certainly keeping busy!

Thu, 18/02/2021 - 11:00
He reports these upcoming satellite presentation dates
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CAPE-3 CubeSat launched

Thu, 18/02/2021 - 11:00
The University of Louisiana (UL) at Lafayette student-built CAPE-3 satellite was launched on January 17. A 1-U CubeSat, CAPE-3 includes a 'digipeater and experimental UHF adaptive radio'
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RSGB to announce consultation on Direct-To-Full exam

Thu, 18/02/2021 - 11:00
Today the RSGB is expected to announce a consultation on a new exam that will take candidates straight to the Full licence without the need to do Foundation or Intermediate exams
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Hog wild about Ham Radio: Harley-Davidson + Icom

Thu, 18/02/2021 - 11:00
Ultimate Motorcycling magazine features an article about amateur radio
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DiRaGe 2021 in Belgium CANCELLED

Thu, 18/02/2021 - 11:00
DiRaGe 2021 planned for Easter Monday April 5th will not take place since the location (Den Amer in Diest) is occupied until at least end of September, serving as a vaccination center
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Former ARRL Southwestern Division Director Art Goddard, W6XD (SK)

Thu, 18/02/2021 - 11:00
Former ARRL Southwestern Division Director Art Goddard, W6XD, of Costa Mesa, California, died on February 13. An ARRL Life Member, he was 78
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