Tag: Amateur Radio

FCC Seeks Telecommunications Specialist

The FCC has announced a position opening that may be of interest to a radio amateur. The Commission seeking a telecommunications specialist to work at the High Frequency Direction Finding Center (HFDFC) in Columbia, Maryland. This is a full-time position.The person holding this position performs “watch duty” and serves as a…

Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Wins 2019 IEEE CAS Industrial Pioneer Award

Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, has been selected to receive the 2019 Circuits and Systems (CAS) Society Industrial Pioneer Award. The Industrial Pioneer Award recognizes exceptional and pioneering contributions in translating academic and industrial research results into improved industrial applications and/or commercial products. The IEEE Circuits and Systems Society sponsors the award, which…

John Ash Chapman Shield

The South Eastern Amateur Radio Group picked up the award of the John Ash Chapman Shield at the Irish Radio Transmitters Society (IRTS) AGM in Athlone on Sunday the 14th of April. This is the 2nd time the club has been honoured with this award after first winning the award back in 2015

Foundations of Amateur Radio #202

Antennas out of sight and out of mind … Previously I’ve spoken about the dynamic nature of your station. Even if from day to day use, nothing changes, things around you are always in flux. Propagation changes, power fluctuates and the environment in which your antenna operates is dynamic. Mobile stations even more so