The Irish Radio Transmitters Society have announced that the next Amateur Station Licence Examination will be held on Thursday 15th November 2018 in the ComReg offices in Dublin and at other centres if warranted by the numbers
The Kerry Amateur Radio Group will participate as a registered station in this year’s International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend using the callsign EI1K
In the late 19th century the Kingstown Regatta was a big annual social event in Dublin. Wireless telegraphy was in its infancy when in July 1898 the Dublin Express newspaper invited Marconi to set up a wireless station aboard the Flying Huntress anchored at the race finish line
CW, SSB, FM.
After many European SSB successes during the CQ WW WPX, CQ WW DX and the IARU World Champions contests in single operator low power category, Olivier ON4EI is back again to activate EI8GQB (8th-18th July) and EI7T (14th-15th July) during the IARU World Championship
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society (IRTS) would like to remind all affiliated clubs to nominate a member of their club who is also a member of IRTS to act as the club’s representative for this year
Ye Olde Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio will take part in the International Museums Weekend event on Saturday and Sunday 16th and 17th of June from the Martello Tower in Howth, Ireland, using the callsign EI0MAR
At the last Irish Radio Transmitters Society (IRTS) Committee Meeting, a sub-committee was convened to develop band plans and propagation beacons for additional spectrum included in a new spectrum award
Beginning June 1st 2018, the EIDX Group will activate all Irish IOTA Groups.
Using the ‘Echo Juliet’ prefix, EJ0DXG will be QRV from IOTA EU-006, EU-007, EU-103 and EU-121 this summer
The IRTS have released bandplans for the new Amateur Radio 30-49 MHz (8m) and 54-69.9 MHz (5m) allocations
We wish to remind all potential applicants that the next Amateur Station Licence Examination will be held on Thursday 31st May in the ComReg Offices in Dublin
The IRTS Course Guide is designed to assist individuals prepare for the exam and also to act as a template for those organising classes
Seán EI7CD writes: Thank you for publishing in full our news release of 30 April regarding additional spectrum in EI. The analysis of the situation published in your issue of 1 May perhaps has caused some confusion and the following is an attempt to ‘clarify’ the situation
ComReg’s massive allocation of low-band VHF spectrum to radio amateurs in Eire is most welcome and sets an example to other regulators but other aspects of the regulations raise questions
In December 2015 ComReg (Ireland’s regulator) published a Draft Radio spectrum Management Strategy 2016-2018. The Society responded with a comprehensive submission to this draft and a summary of this was published in the March 2016 edition of Echo Ireland
County Clare broadcaster Clare FM has featured an item about radio amateurs who have been promoting the Wild Atlantic Way
The Kerry Amateur Radio Group based in Co. Kerry Ireland will participate as an Award Station in this year’s International Marconi Day event on Saturday 21st April 2018
Hosted by the Galway VHF Group.