On 8 August 2018, Norway got an updated amateur licence, allowing all Norwegian amateurs access to 50 to 52MHz with a power of 1kW. Other new privileges include permission for non-amateurs to operate an amateur station, under supervision of a licenced amateur, for training and educational purposes. On higher bands, amateurs received permission to use […]
The next RSGB Train the Trainers will be held on Saturday, 1 September 2018, from 9.30am to 5pm. It takes place at Wolverhampton Electricity Sports and Social Club, St Marks Road, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton WV3 0QH. This venue is the HQ of Wolverhampton Amateur Radio Society. For more information, or to book a place, please […]
RSGB VHF National Field Day weekend took place on 7 and 8 July 2018, and a feature is planned in the next edition of RadCom. If your club participated in the event then it’s still not too late to send your contribution for the article. It’s a great way to promote your club’s activity. Please […]
Pew Charitable Trusts report on the role of volunteer emergency responders, including radio amateurs, in the USA
A second group of young operators will attempt a landing at Market Reef on August 18 for a week of operating from the Youth on the Air station, OJ0C, at the remote lighthouse outpost. They hope to take part in the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend (ILLW) event.
The Market Reef lighthouse is located so low that waves can roll over the entire DXCC entity. With no jetty, landing can be ha…
Al, F8FUA will be active as XT2BR from Burkina Faso, 21 – 29 August 2018.
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) have announced they are making amateur radio exam sessions available every month
Welcome back to Linux in the Ham Shack! We have been on a three-month hiatus but we’re back. The show is bigger and better than ever. We’re packing in more content and making everything just a little bit more enjoyable for you, the listener. Thank you to everyone who has stuck with us over the last few months and as we move toward our 10-year anniversary, we hope that the next ten will be just as amazing.
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An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Matthes-Enderlein-Gymnasium Zwoenitz, Zwoenitz, Germany and Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Three radio amateurs are among the initial nine NASA astronauts scheduled to fly on commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station. Others in the group are studying for their ham licensing exams in order to take part in Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) school radio contacts, or because they have expressed interest in supporting ARISS events. The women and men c…
Offshore radio engineer Stephen Muir-field was interviewed on BBC Radio Guernsey on Tuesday, August 14 in the final hour of Tony Gilham’s show
Jenny G7CKF writes in Hackaday about the Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Camp taking place Aug 31 – Sept 2 at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in Herefordshire
Groups of amateur radio operators from Radio Club de Panama will be operating on the ILLW Aug 18/19, 2018 from two lighthouses in the Panama Canal
HFDXARC in cooperation with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust will be activating GB2SL (Spurn High Lighthouse) during the ‘ILLW’ Lighthouse Weekend, starting about 11:00 noon on 18th August 2018
Right on schedule the 400th entry was received on the same date as last year and it was from GB2NPL at Nash Point Low Lighthouse in Wales, UK