Amateur Radio

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

QSL.net - 1 hour 31 min ago
Very little activity on Ten Metres with the odd DX stations still about, S01WS (Western Sahara), 3E100PC (Panama), XR7FTC (Chile) ZP6DYA (Paraguay) and of course W1AW
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ARISS contact with Zuni Hills Elementary School, Sun City, AZ

QSL.net - 1 hour 31 min ago
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Zuni Hills Elementary School, Sun City, AZ on 22 August
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New Product - End Fed Tuner Kit

QSL.net - 1 hour 31 min ago
Portable radio specialists SOTABEAMS has introduced a kit version of their popular QRP Mountain Tuner
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Radio Seagull

QSL.net - 1 hour 31 min ago
For those of you who liked listening to offshore radio in the 60s, 70s, and 80s a reminder that Radio Seagull has begun its live broadcasts from its radio ship, the LV Jenni Baynton, daily at 1700-0500 UTC on 1602 kHz and online worldwide at radioseagull.com and iTunes. These will continue through 31st August
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Shortwave broadcasting 'of marginal and continuously declining impact'

QSL.net - 1 hour 31 min ago
The Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG) Special Committee on the Future of Shortwave Broadcasting foresees a dim outlook for the medium
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Indiegogo Crowd Funding Campaign

QSL.net - 1 hour 31 min ago
Introducing the Indiegogo Crowd Funding Campaign to build a mobile Software Defined Radio for education and easy direct usage to enhance the understanding of radio frequency applications
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Dutch amateurs mark closure of Radio Veronica

QSL.net - 1 hour 31 min ago
Dutch amateurs will operate PA40VRON at the end of this month to mark the closedown of the Dutch offshore radio station Radio Veronica 40 years ago in 1974
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Acorns August 2014 Meeting

QSL.net - 1 hour 31 min ago
Tuesday the 19th of August saw the monthly meeting of the recently formed Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club
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Southern Florida Section Manager Wins Full Term, New SMs on Deck in Two Other Sections

ARRL - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:30
pARRLĀ Southern Florida Section Manager Jeff Beals, WA4AW, has won a full term in his own right, after being appointed to the post earlier this year. In the just-completed summer election cycle, Beals, of Loxahatchee, received 570 votes to 270 for his challenger, Tom Gallagher, NY2RF, of West Palm Beach. Ballots were counted on August 19, at ARRL Headquarters./pp/ppBeals will begin his 2-year term of o.../p
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Some ARRL Website Services to Be Down for Maintenance

ARRL - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 14:24
pBecause of ARRL website maintenance and upgrading, some website services will be unavailable from 0000 until 1000 UTC on Saturday, August 23 (ie, starting the evening of Friday, August 22, in US time zones) and again from 0400 until 1000 UTC on Monday, August 25./ppOutside e-mail to @arrl.org addresses and @reflector.arrl.org addresses will be queued for later delivery. Logbook of The World (LoTW).../p
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Balloting Set for this Fall in Two ARRL Divisions

ARRL - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:40
pWhen the ARRL Board of Directors gathers for its Annual Meeting in January 2015, there will be some new faces around the table. spanARRL members /spanin the Atlantic Division will elect a new Director and Vice Director, while members in the Great Lakes Division will choose a Vice Director. Two sitting directors have opted not to run for election: Cliff Ahrens, K0CA, who was appointed in 2010 to succeed .../p
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Now Shipping: Arduino for Ham Radio by Glen Popiel, KW5GP

ARRL - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:23
pThe Arduino has become widely popular among hobbyists and ham radio operators. Hams are exploring these powerful, inexpensive microcontrollers, creating new projects and amateur station gear. With its Open Source model, the Arduino community freely shares software and hardware designs, making projects easier to build and modify./ppiArduino for Ham Radio/i introduces you to the exciting world of micro.../p
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GB50LM Leighton Moss 50th Anniversary

QSL.net - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 03:05
On August 23rd, 24th and 25th, members of the Sands Contest Group from Morecambe, will be holding a special event station at Leighton Moss Nature Reserve at Silverdale, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Leighton Moss
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GAREC 2014 a huge success

QSL.net - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 03:05
The Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communication (GAREC) conference, held in Huntsville Alabama USA, shared many informative presentations, videos and discussions on recent experiences plus some media interest
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QSO Today Weekly Podcast - Ron Weaver W6OM

QSL.net - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 03:05
Join Eric, 4Z1UG, in his QSO Today with Ron, W6OM
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CARS August Skills Night

QSL.net - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 03:05
The August Skills Night held by the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society saw over 40 amateurs gather to swap ideas and try something new
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China Special Event

QSL.net - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 03:05
Look for special event station B4YOG to be active until August 28th. Activity is to celebrate the 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing
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Operators wanted for Botswana trip

QSL.net - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 03:05
Frosty, K5LBU, has announced that the planned trip to Mozambique (C9) by Arnold, WB6OJB, and him has been canceled due to medical problems with Arnold
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands DXpedition

QSL.net - Wed, 08/20/2014 - 03:05
Krish, W4VKU, will be leading a team of 10 amateur radio operators to the Andaman Islands (AS-001) and Nicobar Islands (AS-033) in the month of November. The callsign for both activations will be VU4KV
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