Amateur Radio

IZ0UDF lifts off to ISS today

QSL.net - 7 hours 11 min ago
Former fighter pilot Samantha Cristoforetti IZ0UDF is all set for her mission on the International Space Station, the launch will be broadcast live
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Essex Ham at the Raspberry Jam

QSL.net - 7 hours 11 min ago
Saturday the 22nd of November saw the worlds of amateur radio and the Raspberry Pi collide in Southend-on-Sea
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Happy Birthday, $50SAT/MO-76!

QSL.net - 7 hours 11 min ago
Friday, November 21, 2014 marked the one year anniversary of the launch of the $50SAT/MO-76 PocketQube satellite
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Snow: Amateur Radio Volunteers on Alert

QSL.net - 7 hours 11 min ago
The ARRL reports Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) volunteers have been on alert after several days of heavy snowfall in Upstate New York
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SARL Antenna Defence Project - progress made but slow

QSL.net - 7 hours 11 min ago
When the South African Radio League launched the initiative to have antenna regulations changed to facilitate the erection of antenna and antenna support structures, the South African Radio League Council indicated that it would be a long drawn out process
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Ham Radio Training at UoS

QSL.net - 7 hours 11 min ago
The Surrey Electronics and Amateur Radio Society report 13 people took the Foundation practical assessments on Saturday, Nov 22 at the University of Surrey, Guildford
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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

QSL.net - 7 hours 11 min ago
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity will at low to moderate levels
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HamRadioNow: High Speed digital networks

QSL.net - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:46
David Bern W2LNX is on a mission: High Speed digital networks on the Ham Radio UHF and Microwave bands, covering the country. Not kilobits... Megabits
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Ham Radio at Raspberry Jam in Southend

QSL.net - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:46
Essex Ham will be attending the Raspberry Jam in Southend event today, November 22, helping to spread the word about amateur radio to the Raspberry Pi / Linux community
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BOXA-SWR

QSL.net - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:46
SOTABEAMS has introduced the first of a range of products inspired by a small aluminium box!
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The 5 MHz Newsletter Autumn 2014

QSL.net - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:46
The latest edition of The 5 MHz Newsletter is now available for free download
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YOTA Month approaching

QSL.net - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:46
The Chair of the IARU Region 1 Youth Working Group, Lisa Leenders PA2LS, has been updating the Yongsters On The Air Month page
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Propagation de K7RA

QSL.net - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:46
Average daily sunspot numbers rose this past week nearly 14 points to 98.9, while average daily solar flux increased 25 points to 164.4
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VDSL Emission Investigation

QSL.net - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:46
A post on the RSGB Forum announces the EMC Committee is carrying out an investigation of the significance of interference to amateur radio from leakage from VDSL systems
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CRG AGM change of venue!

QSL.net - Sat, 11/22/2014 - 03:46
Due to matters outside of the group's control, the original venue - The Sun Public House, Waterbeach, Cambs - is no longer available for the AGM on Wednesday 26th November
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ARRL Members Elect Division Director and Two Vice Directors

ARRL - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:53

The ballots have been counted, and ARRL members have determined that the Atlantic Division’s new Director starting January 1 will be current Vice Director Tom Abernethy, W3TOM. Abernethy outpolled Phil Theis, K3TUF, 1400 to 1168, to succeed outgoing Atlantic Division Director Bill Edgar, N3LLR, who opted not to run for another term. 

Abernethy was Maryland Section Manager from 2001 until 2005, w...

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ARRL Members Elect New Division Director and Two New Vice Directors

ARRL - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:53

The ballots have been counted, and ARRL members have determined that the Atlantic Division’s new Director starting January 1 will be current Vice Director Tom Abernethy, W3TOM. Abernethy outpolled Phil Theis, K3TUF, 1400 to 1168, to succeed outgoing Atlantic Division Director Bill Edgar, N3LLR, who opted not to run for another term.

 

Abernethy was Maryland Section Manager from 2001 until 2005, w...

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Amateur Radio Volunteers on Alert in Mammoth New York Snowfall’s Aftermath

ARRL - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 18:11

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) volunteers are themselves still digging out from several days of unprecedented snowfall in Upstate New York. The severe weather already has been blamed for at least a dozen deaths. Western New York Section Emergency Coordinator Joe Tedesco, KC2DKP, said ARES volunteers have activated a net and are on alert ...

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IARU Wants Member Societies’ “Engaged” in Seeking Support for 5.275-5.450 MHz Amateur Allocation

ARRL - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 16:07

International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, has called upon IARU member societies to seek the support of their respective governments for an Amateur Radio secondary allocation at 5.275-5.450 MHz, per Agenda Item 1.4 at World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15). Ellam told his colleagues in a letter this week that obtaining the allocation is “one of the mai...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 09:44

Average daily sunspot numbers rose this past week nearly 14 points to 98.9, while average daily solar flux increased 25 points to 164.4.

Predicted solar flux is 170 on November 21, 175 on November 22-23, then 170, 155 and 150 on November 24-26, then 145, 130 and 120 on November 27-29, 115 on November 30 through December 6, 135 and 155 on December 7-8, 165 on December 9-10, and 160 on December 11...

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