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Sun 23rd Feb
9 hours ago
DX News DXCC Approved. From DXNews.com
The DXCC Department has approved the following operations
Sat 22nd Feb
10 hours ago
DX News W8S Swains Island. From DXNews.com
W8S Team will be active from Swains Island, IOTA OC - 200, 23 September - 6 October 2020.
Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
ARRL VP8PJ South Orkney Islands DXpedition Anticipates Being on the Air on Sunday, February 23

The VP8PJ DXpedition to South Orkney Islands now anticipates being on the air sometime on Sunday, February 23, a couple of days behind the projected schedule. “The process of assembling the camp continues,” the DXpedition team reported on February 21. “[G]oing well, but will continue throughout today and tomorrow.” And in a follow-up report, “The ice has cleared enough to get the equipment asho...

Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
ARRL The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

 

Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
ARRL Emergency Communication Exercise Set in Northern Florida

On Sunday, March 1, dozens of amateur radio volunteers from several states will take part in a 3-hour exercise in the northern Florida city of Gainesville. The exercise is designed to test and evaluate skills, assets, and strategies for emergency communication, such as those that might be needed in the aftermath of a hurricane. The exercise is being organized by the North Florida Amateur Radio ...

Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
ARRL France Authorizes Use of 60-Meter Band
Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
ARRL New World Distance Record Claimed on 122 GHz

A new world distance record of 139 kilometers (86.2 miles) is being claimed by radio amateurs in northern California. This tops the record of 114 kilometers set in 2005 by WA1ZMS and W4WWQ, according to the Distance Records on the ARRL website.

The February 17, 2020, contact was between Mike Lavelle, K6ML, on Mount Vaca (CM88WJ75ON) at 835 meters (2,739.5 feet) above sea level, and Oliver Barret...

Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
ARRL Mississippi ARES® Emergency Coordinator Credits Training for Effective Tornado Response

Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES®) volunteers in DeSoto County, Mississippi, devoted several days in January to assisting local emergency managers in responding to tornado damage in the region. Desoto County Emergency Coordinator Ricky Chambers, KF5WVJ; Assistant EC Gene Adams, KF5KVL; Tate County EC Brad Kerley, KG5TTU, and Andy Luscomb, AG5FG, reported at 3 AM on January 11 to the DeSot...

Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB New distance record on the 122GHz band
Using low power silicon chips with barely a milliwatt, an astonishing new world record of 139km has been achieved on the 122GHz millimetre wave amateur band. The distance record set in the California mountains is particularly notable as this frequency suffers from severe atmospheric losses due to an oxygen molecular resonance that add to significant […]
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Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB Repeater, gateway and beacon NoV renewals
The RSGB would like to remind all holders of Notices of Variation for repeaters, gateways and beacons to ensure their contact details are up to date. The three year renewal season is under way and there are a number of keepers who have changed their email address, etc. and are not getting the reminders. It […]
rsgb
Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB Ofcom consults on EMF exposure
Ofcom has published a consultation document called Proposed Measures to Require Compliance with International Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Electromagnetic Fields which can be read at tinyurl.com/gb2rs-ofcomemf. The RSGB is reviewing the document and will respond to the consultation in due course.
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Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB GB2RS News Script for 23 February 2020
Tap or click the link below to download this week’s GB2RS news script GB2RS News Script for 23 February 2020 (12-page/191KB Microsoft Word document) Problems downloading the GB2RS news script? Try this alternative link.
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Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB Also in GB2RS this week…
This weekend members of Girlguiding will have been participating in Thinking Day on the Air. This event is an opportunity for the youngest Rainbow to the oldest Trefoil Guild member to talk to other members of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts all over the world via amateur radio. A list of […]
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Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB News for Northern Ireland – 23 February 2020
No news items have been received for Northern Ireland this week.
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Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB News for Scotland – 23 February 2020
Stirling & District Amateur Radio Society club has a meeting from 10am to 2pm today and next Sunday including CW lessons. Thursday sees a club night. For details, email Jess, MM3RCR at secretary@gm6nx.com On Monday Edinburgh & District Amateur Radio Club has a club net operating evening. Contact Norman, GM1CNH, on 0774 094 6192 On […]
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Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB News for England South-East – 23 February 2020
Thurrock Acorns ARC. Has recently change the venue, meeting day and times, along with the 2m FM net day. This means the information published in the March RadCom is now incorrect. The changes can be found on the Acorns website at taarc.co.uk/this-year or contact Dave, M5ABP, by email to acorns@taarc.co.uk We continue now with clubs […]
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Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB News for England South-West – 23 February 2020
Torbay Amateur Radio Society has a net this Sunday and next Sunday on 14.270MHz at 9.30am and 145.575MHz at 12 noon. There is an 80m net from 10.30am on Monday, followed by Top Band at 8pm and one on 50.155MHz at 8.30pm. On Wednesday there’s a 20m net at 9.30am and on 80m from 10.30am. […]
rsgb
Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
ARRL The K7RA Solar Update

The most recent sunspot appearance was on February 1, nearly three weeks ago.

Average daily solar flux over the past week declined just barely from 71.1 to 70.9.

Average daily planetary A index changed from 8.3 to 7, and mid-latitude A index went from 6.7 to 5.1. Solar activity remains very low.

Predicted solar flux is projected to remain very low, at 70 on February 20-27, and 71 on February 28 th...

Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
RSGB News for Wales – 23 February 2020
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Pencoed Amateur Radio Club table-top sales scheduled to take place on the 8 March has been cancelled. Details from Madeline on 0773 837 5775. Today and next Sunday, Carmarthen Amateur Radio Society Club has a net on the 80m band using SSB at 2.30pm.Tuesday sees a club night. More from […]
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Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
DX News VP8PJ South Orkney Islands. From DXNews.com
VP8PJ Team will be active from South Orkney Islands, IOTA AN - 008, 20 February - 5 March 2020.
Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
DX News CP6/DK7PE Bolivia. From DXNews.com
Rudi, DK7PE will be active as CP6/DK7PE from Bolivia, 25 February - 6 March 2020.
Sat 22nd Feb
1 day ago
DX News T32AZ Kiritimati Island Eastern Kiribati. From DXNews.com
T32AZ. KH6QJ will be active again as T32AZ from Kiritimati Island, IOTA OC - 024, Eastern Kiribati, 4 - 11 March 2020.
Fri 21st Feb
1 day ago
DX News CY0C Sable Island. From DXNews.com
CY0C Team will be active from Sable Island, IOTA NA - 063, 19 - 28 October 2020.
Fri 21st Feb
1 day ago
DX News 5X1RI Uganda. From DXNews.com
Shabu, M0KRI will be active as 5X1RI from Uganda during two weeks end of July - Mid August 2020.
Fri 21st Feb
1 day ago
AmateurRadio.com LHS Episode #327: The Weekender XLII

It's time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. [...]

Russ K5TUX