It’s time to get ready for the annual Turkey Day net.
It’s time to get your gear in order and start thinking up your excuses for not visiting the mother in law.
We’ll try to use the usual frequencies if the bands cooperate. So, be there or be square.
+ / – QRM
Look For The CW TDN activity -50KHZ
+ / – QRL
From The Bottom Of The Most Used Voice Band
Come join us on November 25, 2017 for QRP Day on the Noontime Net 7283.5
The Noontime Net is a public service Amateur Radio net that meets every day on 7283.5 kHz. and 3970 kHz. with a secondary frequency of 7265 kHz for both nets. All Amateur Radio Operators are welcome to check in. The net starts with the early portion at 1800 Zulu, and the formal portion at 2000 Zulu.
The latest CubeSat in the Fox series — RadFxSat (Fox-1B) — launched today (November 18) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The Delta II vehicle lifted off at 0948 UTC.
“Following a picture-perfect launch, RadFxSat was deployed at 1109 UTC,” AMSAT reported. “Then the wait began. At 1212 UTC, the AMSAT Engineering team, watching ZR6AIC’s WebSDR waterfall, saw the characteristic ‘Fox Tail’ of the Fox-1 series FM transmitter, confirming that the satellite was alive and transmitting over South Africa. Shortly after 1234 UTC, the first telemetry was received and uploaded to AMSAT servers by Maurizio Balducci, IV3RYQ, in Italy. Initial telemetry confirmed that the satellite was healthy.”
Now is the time to consider whether you could help your fellow radio amateur. In the coming weeks and months RSGB will be releasing details of various volunteer vacancies. These include joining the RSGB Board, becoming a Regional Manager, or taking a position in one of the many committees that are essential to the services […]
GB17YOYA will be on the air almost every day in December. The call sign marks YOTA Month, December, and will be used in rotation by clubs up and down the country. Several other countries will also be running their own YOTA Month stations. GB17YOTA will have a special QSL card and will be uploading logs […]
The RSGB has released three new videos of talks from the 2017 Convention. They all link with the RSGB Strategy and you can find them at rsgb.org/strategy-videos. In the first video, RSGB Director Steve Hartley, G0FUW explains about the Strategy itself. The second video features RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF, giving a progress report on […]
International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, has praised the value of the IARU’s participation over the years in International Telecommunication Union (ITU) International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR) and ITU Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) study groups. CCIR was the forerunner to ITU-R. In an article, “The International Amateur Radio Union and CCIR/ITU–R” in the latest issue of ITU News Magazine (see page 55), Ellam said the IARU has been a “regular contributor” to the CCIR and ITU-R study groups and working parties on behalf of the world’s Amateur Radio community. This year marks the 90th anniversary of CCIR/ITU-R study groups; the IARU was first admitted to the work of CCIR in 1932.