Amateur Radio

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

QSL.net - 19 hours 54 min ago
Sometimes you just wonder what’s going on. It seemed like Ten was drifting back to the old days of a dead band or sparse weedy signals. Then suddenly (usually at the weekend) it springs back into life
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Essex Hams celebrate St George's Day

QSL.net - 19 hours 54 min ago
To celebrate England's National Day, the special event callsign GB1STG was activated in honour of dragon-slayer St George
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Mid Ulster club from the ancient throne of Ulster

QSL.net - 19 hours 54 min ago
This weekend the Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club (MUARC) will be active from 'Navan Fort', from where the ancient Kings of Ulster once ruled, near the city of Armagh, Northern Ireland
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Successful test of LituanicaSAT-1 FM transponder

QSL.net - 19 hours 54 min ago
The LituanicaSAT-1 satellite team report the test of the amateur radio FM transponder was a success
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The Basement Satellite movie

QSL.net - 19 hours 54 min ago
The first screening of the movie The Basement Satellite at the Canadian International Documentary Film Festival takes place on Friday, April 25
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144 and 432 MHz mixed mode helix antennas

QSL.net - 19 hours 54 min ago
Martin Ehrenfried G8JNJ has developed omni-direction helix antennas for 144 and 432 Mhz which have proved effective for high altitude balloon and satellite reception at the SUWS WebSDR
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World War 1 Hunstanton Intercept Station

QSL.net - 19 hours 54 min ago
A 1979 BBC documentary highlights the role of amateur radio enthusiasts in establishing a radio intercept station at Hunstanton in World War 1
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IARU Region 3 Newsletter

QSL.net - 19 hours 54 min ago
The newsletter highlights the third meeting of the cycle of Asia-Pacific preparatory work for the World Radiocommunications Conference WRC-15 which will be held in Brisbane, Australia from June 9-13
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Ham radio rigs stolen in Norfolk

QSL.net - 19 hours 54 min ago
Have you been offered amateur radio equipment stolen during a burglary in Heacham?
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HAARP-Like Ionospheric Research Project Underway at Arecibo Observatory

ARRL - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 11:01
pWork is underway to complete the construction of an ionospheric research facility at the strongArecibo Observatory/strong in Puerto Rico that bears some similarities to the spanHigh Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) far to the north in Alaska, but on a different scale and with different research goals. /span/pp/ppspan“/spanIt is basically the same as HAARP for the science, except that HAARP was in the Auroral Regio.../p
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Padraig Lysandrou, KC9UUS, is Goldfarb Scholarship Winner

ARRL - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 10:16
pThe strongARRL Foundation/strong Board of Directors has awarded the 2014 strongWilliam R. Goldfarb Memorial Scholarship/strong to Padraig Lysandrou, KC9UUS, of Bloomington, Indiana. The 17-year-old Bloomington High School South senior has been licensed since 2011, is Indiana’s Assistant Section Manager for Youth, and is in the top 10 percent of his class. Lysandrou’s May 2013 iQST/i article “strongspanA Crazy Idea: DXpedition to Cyp.../span/strong/p
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Young hams take up the RaDAR challenge

QSL.net - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:37
On the 19th of April, Andries ZS6VL, Cliriska ZU6BV and Angelo ZU6M completed an 11km hiking trail near Heidelberg, Gauteng province (South Africa) and of course some HF equipment was also part of the package!
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16 New England communities to host International Radiosport competition

QSL.net - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:37
The World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) organizers have selected 16 New England communities as operating sites to host its 7th quadrennial radiosport competition, the first held in the United States since 1996
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AM and CW on Anzac Day event

QSL.net - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:37
The Tableland Radio Group come up with this idea about 4 years ago after a discussion with an ex Australian Coastwatcher who served in World War 2 - ex SGT Lionel Veale was talking about his use of the transceiver ATR4A which only put out a couple of watts on AM or CW but it was highly successful for military operations
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GB1STG St George's Day

QSL.net - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:37
Just a reminder that Wednesday 23rd April is St George's Day and some Essex Hams will be on the bands with the callsign GB1STG operating from Chelmsford in Essex
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LituanicaSAT-1 FM transponder test

QSL.net - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:37
The LituanicaSAT-1 team are carrying out a test of the satellite's amateur radio FM transponder and they request reports
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$4.00 Ham Radio Satellite Antenna

QSL.net - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:37
In this video Dave Tadlock KG0ZZ describes a $4 amateur radio dual band 145 / 435 MHz satellite antenna
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Ham radio operators will be scanning for storms this summer

QSL.net - Wed, 04/23/2014 - 02:37
In Ontario, the Cornwall Seaway News reports the fight to keep Cornwall and area safe from wind, rain and hail this summer will have some new allies
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