pAmateur Radio volunteers in California’s Tuolumne County assisted local emergency managers and the American Red Cross by supporting communication at a shelter in Groveland, set up in the wake of the El Portal Fire in Yosemite National Park. The National Park Service reported that the fire got its start in the community of El Portal on July 26, and evacuations were put into effect for Foresta an.../p
pWhen severe weather erupted in Southern New England on July 27 and 28, strongSKYWARN/strong volunteers went on alert to help forecasters track conditions and, afterward, to assist authorities with assessing the damage. A super-cell storm system organized over northern Norfolk County, Massachusetts, on the morning of July 28 and raced through portions of northeastern Massachusetts, causing wind damage in sec.../p
Last weekend saw the AMSAT-UK Colloquium take place and Jim Heck G3WGM and Ciaran Morgan M0XTD together gave a presentation on the FUNcube-1 mission
Aberkenfig Radio Club in South Wales, will be celebrating their first birthday on the 23rd and 24th of August 2014 and they will be holding a radio weekend at Nash Point lighthouse in south Wales, and anyone is welcomed to come along
HR 4969, the Amateur Radio Parity Act, is a bill before the House of Representatives that would extend PRB-1 protection to private contracts like your Homeowner's Association rules, deed restrictions, 'CCandR's,' and stuff like that. Every ham supports that, right?
On July 28, 2014 contest committee have completed dispatching plaques and medals to the 2014 contest winners
The VK3FI 473 kHz CW beacon at Mildura in far north-western Victoria is now off the air for the start of some antenna improvements
Following the advertisement of the position of Chair of the Spectrum Forum, the RSGB Board have appointed Murray Niman G6JYB to the position
Tony Voorveld ZS6CCD will be delivering the keynote address entitled 'The Magic Lamps'
A JA team is planning to be active from Christmas Island (VK9X) and Cocos-Keeling Island (VK9C) sometime between late July and early August
Kasimir, DL2SBY, will once again be active from Liechtenstein between September 13-20th
pThe “test range” was a plain-vanilla office table inside the big exhibition hall. At one end sat a PRC-150, one of some 10,000 or so back-pack HF radios carried by US soldiers, its whip antenna extended and ready for action. At the other end was an innovative commercial radio that had the look and feel of a late-model Amateur Radio. This odd pairing was Army MARS’s high-tech contribution to the.../p
pWhile best known for its efforts to aid voyagers on the high seas, the Maritime Mobile Service Network (strongMMSN/strong) occasionally helps out in land-based emergencies too. That was the case recently when MMSN net control stations received distress calls regarding motor vehicle incidents in Nevada and Texas. On July 24, MMSN Net Control Station Ken Porter, AC0ML, was notified by HF mobile operator Georg.../p
Wireless links are often used to bridge two halves of a computer network together in situations where physical cables cannot be used.
Over the last weekend, members of North Humber Raynet and Yorkshire 4x4 Response have taken this idea one stage further, and have succeeded in joining together the two ends of one of the world’s longest suspension bridges in aid of their local charity the Dove House Hospice
The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: 'give youth a chance'
Look for the special event station OE2WURZL14 (Boy Scout Club station of Club TeleScout) to be active between August 3-13th, from the international 'Camp of the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of Salzburg (PPÖ)' operating from the Gasteiner Valley (JN67NE)
NASA Television will broadcast live the launch and docking of the European Space Agency’s (ESA’s) fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-5) cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station
The South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will be QRV as EI2WRC/P from the Inistioge Vintage Rally which takes place in Inistioge, Co. Kilkenny on Sunday 3rd of August
The Shannon Basin Radio Club will once again be hosting the SSB Field Day on 6th and 7th September