Tag: Germany

ARISS contact for German school

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.

Emergency Communications Meeting – Friedrichshafen 2018

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;

Region 1 Emergency Co-Ordinators ReportSP-EMCOM , Exercise Solar Flare ( Austria ) , RNRE DMR Network proposals .

( 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.

Ham Radio 2018

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.

HAMNET amateur radio network is growing

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

DF6NM wins inventor award

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…

Amateur Radio saves life

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

Amateurfunkgruppe des Computer Clubs Media 2000

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…

Nominate for the Golden Antenna Award

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…

Emergency Communications Meeting at HamRadio 2018

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…

German regulator takes action over radio interference

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]

DM90AIW Special Event Call

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.