Ham radio fans from all over the world will be coming together in Friedrichshafen for the 44th time from 21–23 June 2019.
German magazine Radioszene reports the issue of electromagnetic interference from consumer devices, e.g. switched-mode PSU’s and LED lighting, is being raised in the Bundestag (Federal Parliament)
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with DLR_School_Lab Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
An ARISS contact is planned for a school in Germany with Alexander Gerst, KF5ONO on Tuesday, 14 August 2018 at approximately 1256UTC. The exchange will be a direct contact operated by DN2DLR and be conducted in German. The downlink signals will be audible in parts of Europe on 145.800 MHz FM.
With 300kW from Wittenberg via Vienna to North America
On the occasion of WRTC 2018 RADIO DARC will broadcast two special programs
The IARU HF Championships and the WRTC-2018 will be on the air from 12:00 UTC Saturday 14 July and ending at 11:59 UTC Sunday 15 July 2018
David Rowe VK5DGR reports Thomas Kurin, a student at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, has developed a version of Codec2 that encodes speech at just 450 bps
The 43rd HamRadio Exhibition at Friedrichshafen attracted 15460 visitors, among them around 20 Emergency Communicators who attended the IARU meeting for Emergency Communicators on Friday 1st June.
After the introduction and Region 1 report, there were interesting presentations followed by a good exchange of information in an Open Forum session which carried on beyond the official closing time of the meeting.
Michal SP9XWM and Chris SP7WME presented on emergency activities in Poland followed by Herbert OE3KJN talking about their activities in ‘Exercise Solar Flare’ where there was good co-operation between Radio Amateurs, the military and service providers. Finally Alberto IK1YLO and Marco IU1GJE spoke about the internet linked DMR network they were working on for disaster use.
The presentations are available on the following links;
( Content is the opinion of the presenters )
The next Ham Radio on the Bodensee is on June 21-23 2019 and will include another emergency comms meeting.
The World Radiosport Team Championship takes place from July 14 (12z) until July 15 (12z) in parallel to the IARU HF Championship. 63 teams will be competing from identical sites south of Berlin
With respect to our world championship, the World Radiosport Team Championship -WRTC-, organizers require that the communities in which the 65 competition stations are to be set up, be fully informed
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Kardinal Frings Gymnasium, Bonn, Germany
Four students passed their amateur radio exams in preparation for a school contact with the International Space Station in August
Organizers of HAM RADIO 2018 June 1-3 in Friedrichshafen, Germany, report that attendance at this year’s show was down slightly from 2017
The World Radiosport Team Championship takes place from July 14 until July 15 in parallel to the IARU HF Championship. 63 teams will be competing from identical sites south of Berlin
This year’s international amateur radio exhibition takes place from June 1 to 3 at the fairgrounds in Friedrichshafen under the motto “Radio Scouting – The Adventure of Youth Amateur Radio.”
Germany plays host to the world In this spirit HAM RADIO from 01 – 03 June, 2018 will be welcoming international radio amateurs with open arms.
Bundestag member Alois Rainer (CSU-Straubing) attended the 10th international radio amateur meeting, held Saturday, May 12 at the local association of Straubing radio amateurs in Grandsberg
Hamnet is a high-speed digital radio network that interconnects automated ham radio stations and its services, such as Packet Radio, Allstarlink/Echolink/ IRLP, APRS, Paging and Amateur Television using radio links on the higher bands like 13 cm, 6 cm and 3 cm
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst, KF5ONO, will be launched into space on 6 June at 11:12 GMT (13:12 CEST) alongside Roscosmos commander Sergei Prokopyev and NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor
A Google map is available that shows radio amateurs in Germany as at June 5, 2017
Ham Radio/Blogs/Europe/GermanyDMR personal web site. Includes download links for Codeplug for Hytera AR685 PD685G, PD785G, PD785 & X1P with DMR Plus and Brandmeister support with VFO like channels. Repeater maps. In German….
The German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) has presented its report for 2017 …
A new ruling from BNetza for the German amateur radio service; Temporary admission will be granted to 70.150 – 70.180 MHz, from 2 May to 31 August 2018
DARC, the German national amateur radio society, are requesting amateurs to send LED bulbs which pollute the RF spectrum to the magazine Elektor for investigation
Markus Vester, DF6NM has been honoured as one of the Inventors of 2017. As a Principal Key Expert at Siemens, he has worked on MRI systems since the pioneering days. Markus says, “I have to say that such an award shouldn’t be regarded as a solitary achievement, but rather also as an appreciation of the fine people and bright…
The airwaves across many parts of Germany could fall silent next week due to a financial dispute between radio stations and an FM broadcasting provider
Oscar, DJ0MY, has developed a new software tool for radio amateurs and SWLs
“Radio Scouting — The Adventure of Youth Amateur Radio” is the theme for the 43rd edition of the international Amateur Radio exhibition, HAM RADIO, in Friedrichshafen, Germany. “In past years, we have presented exhibits that have shown all of the different settings where radio is used,” said the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club’s (DARC) Stephanie Heine,…
Antenna company WiMo have announced they will not be attending the Ham Radio 2018 event in Friedrichshafen on June 1-3
While being in conversation with friends in New York and Germany, Lothar Froehlich HK3JCL (also DK8LRF) heard a cry for help and recognised the voice of a friend in Germany
Ham Radio/Clubs/Europe/Germany The amateur radio group of the Computer Club Media 2000 want to present not only the beautiful hobby amateur radio but show also what a multi-faceted hobby it is, supporting in repairs of radios, developing their own circuits and the conversion of radio equipment. German group For the full article, https://www.dxzone.com/dx32011/amateurfunkgruppe-des-computer-clubs-media-2000.html [su_button url=”https://www.dxzone.com/dx32011/amateurfunkgruppe-des-computer-clubs-media-2000.html”]Full…
For almost 50 years, the German town of Bad Bentheim has organised the Dutch-German Ham Convention. During this event the Golden Antenna is awarded for outstanding humanitarian performance, recognising the importance of the hobby during or after disasters. Nominations for this year’s Golden Antenna award should be submitted by 1 June 2018, by email to…
1-3 June beings the largest gathering of Radio Amateurs in Europe and also the largest gathering of Emergency Communicators at HAMRADIO 2018 in Friedrichshafen. IARU Region 1 will be hosting a meeting for Radio Amateurs interested in Emergency Communications in Room Rom on Friday 1st June between 1200-1530 local time. The Working language for this…
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The DARC reports that in 2017, the Federal Network Agency BNetzA withdrew about 460,000 products on the Internet, which could cause radio interference or electromagnetic incompatibility [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2018/january/german-regulator-takes-action-over-radio-interference.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]
Celebrating 90 years of amateur radio in the city of Wismar, special event station DM90AIW will be active from 1 January to 30 June 2018. All QSOs will be confirmed automatically via the bureau and eQSL. Logsearch on Club Log. Source: 425 DX News.
On December 29, Pierros Papadeas SV1QVE gave a presentation about the Libre Space Foundation UPSat Open Source satellite to the Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig [su_button url=”http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2017/december/radio-%20ham-gives-cubesat-talk-at-chaos-communication-congress.htm”]Original Article[/su_button]