Amateur Radio

Amateur Radio Transponder Will Accompany Japanese Asteroid Mission into Deep Space

ARRL - 7 hours 11 min ago
pAccording to a news report, the Japan spanAerospace Exploration Agency/spanspan /span(strongJAXA/strong) strongHayabusa 2/strong asteroid mission, now scheduled to launch in December, will carry the Abyss 2 (Shin’en 2) Amateur Radio satellite. A 17 kg, 50 cm diameter polyhedron, Shin’en 2, built by students at Kyushu Inistitute of Technology, makes extensive use of spancarbon-fiber reinforced plastic materials that can be bonded by heat to r.../span/p
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Japanese asteroid mission to carry Amateur Radio

QSL.net - 19 hours 47 min ago
A Japanese news report says the asteroid mission Hayabusa 2, planned to launch in December 2014 on a H-IIA rocket, will also carry the amateur radio satellite Abyss 2 (Shin’en 2)
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Radar Docu-drama on BBC TV

QSL.net - 19 hours 47 min ago
On September 4, BBC 2 will broadcast Castles In The Sky, a drama which tells the remarkable story of the fight to develop RADAR by Robert Watson-Watt and a team of UK scientists
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Navassa Island operation

QSL.net - 19 hours 47 min ago
The KP1-5 Project is pleased to announce that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to allow an amateur radio operation from Navassa National Wildlife Refuge (KP1)
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SARL Youth Net this Sunday

QSL.net - 19 hours 47 min ago
The South African Radio League Youth Net will be on the air every first Sunday of the month. The next net is on Sunday 7 September at 15:00 local time on 7070 kHz
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TX Factor add French subtitles

QSL.net - 19 hours 47 min ago
Great news for French speaking viewers of TX Factor or for those who want to watch a great show about amateur radio whilst improving their French
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White space between TV signals could save lives at sea

QSL.net - 19 hours 47 min ago
BBC News reports: The leftover white space between TV signals is raising the hope of saving lives at sea and providing broadband for remote communities
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Amateur radio on a smartphone - using free wifi

QSL.net - 19 hours 47 min ago
Many places today offer free wifi, banks, supermarkets food outlets, public libraries, trains and buses etc, you do not even have to be a customer to pick up their wifi signal on your smartphone using wifi scan
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ISWL callsigns for September

QSL.net - 19 hours 47 min ago
The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of September 2014
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Footage of powerful solar flares released by Nasa

QSL.net - 19 hours 47 min ago
BBC News reports on the recent Solar Flares
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73 on 73 Award Period Now Underway

ARRL - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:27
pspanPaul Stoetzer, N8HM, is sponsoring a new award for contacts made via the UK Amateur Radio Educational Satellite /spanstrongspanFUNcube-1/span/strongspan (AO-73) to promote activity on the satellite. The award period began on September 1. /span/ppspanRequirements are simple: Work 73 different stations on AO-73 (SSB or CW). There are no geographic restrictions on operating location, no QSLs are required, and the award is free, although St.../span/p
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W1AW Centennial Operations Relocate to Tennessee, Oregon on September 3

ARRL - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:39
pThe ARRL Centennial strongW1AW/strong portable operations taking place throughout 2014 from each of the 50 states are now in Arizona and Maine. They will relocate at 0000 UTC on Wednesday, September 3 (the evening of September 2 in US time zones), to Tennessee (W1AW/4), and Oregon (W1AW/7). During 2014 W1AW will be on the air from every state (at least twice) and most US territories, and it will be easy to .../p
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It's time to 'Get Your Kicks On Route 66'

QSL.net - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 01:33
Of the 4 million miles of highways in the United States, none are more famous than the 2,451 miles that once made up U.S. 66, better known as 'Route 66'
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Radio Ham takes Ice Bucket Challenge

QSL.net - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 01:33
On Saturday, August 30, Essex radio amateur Kelly M6KFA took the Ice Bucket challenge
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Behind The Scenes with Matt Aaron KG4WXX

QSL.net - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 01:33
Amateur radio features in a video about Dave Ramsey Show engineer Matt Aaron KG4WXX
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73 on 73 Award update

QSL.net - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 01:33
Paul Stoetzer N8HM provides an update on the 73 on 73 Award for contacts made via the amateur radio satellite AO-73 (FUNcube-1)
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EA FLT 2014, Special Event, Awards and Special Trophy

QSL.net - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 01:33
The Spain Football League Teams' (EA-FLT) awards (gold/silver) and trophies may be requested by any licensed radio amateur or SWL worldwide by valid contacts made with the 20 special stations using the special prefix EG
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SUWS ham radio WebSDR used from India

QSL.net - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 01:33
Radio Amateur Sandeep Baruah VU2MUE in New Deli has released a video showing how he uses the SUWS WebSDR located at Farnham near London
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New season kicks-off for MUARC

QSL.net - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 01:33
As the summer draws to a close a new Club season begins. The first club event on the MUARC (Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club) calendar is the AGM on Sunday the 14th September
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