Norway gets 1kW on 6m and other bands

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 […] 

Train the Trainers in Wolverhampton

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 […]

Share your VHF NFD experiences

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 […] 

Weather and Tides Could Hamper Second Market Reef Youth Team Landing

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…

 

BSD in the Ham Shack Episode 1

Our good buddy and co-host-on-hiatus Rich, KD0RG, is supplementing our vacation with some content for your ear holes! This is the first installment of his series, BSD in the Ham Shack. We’re sure it’s great. Have a listen!

73 de The LHS Crew

 

LHS Episode #201: It’s Alive!

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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Ham-Astronauts among First Nine Astronauts Scheduled to Fly on Commercial Spacecraft

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…