The Waitsburg Times (Washington State) reports an amateur radio enthusiast is setting up an emergency communication center and hopes to garner interest from new or future operators
West Coast station K9JM will be transmitting the official ARRL Code Proficiency Run on April 25 at 0400 UTC (Wednesday, April 24, in US time zones) on 3590 kHz. Sending speeds will run from 10 to 35 WPM….
Former ARRL North Carolina Section Manager John Covington, W4CC, of Charlotte, died on April 17 after a long illness. An ARRL Life Member, he was 58. Covington served as North Carolina SM from 2000 until 2006. First licensed in 1972, Covington mainly enjoyed CW and some digital modes, but operated phone…
Chris, ZS1CDG will be active as 7P8GOZ from Lesotho, until 28 April 2019.
This Saturday, April 27 is International Marconi Day, and HADARC will be operating VK2IMD, the only IMD station in Australasia
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…
Philipp, DK6SP will be active as P4/DK6SP from Aruba Island, IOTA SA – 036, 22 – 25 May 2019.
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…
A Cygnus resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 11 also delivered three CubeSats of the BIRDS-3 constellation and three other CubeSats. The BIRDS-3 constellation is a project of students at the Kyushu Institute of Technology. The additional CubeSats include Swiatowid, KrakSat, and EntrySat.All BIRDS-3 CubeSats are of…
Laci, HA7JTR will be active as S79HA from Praslin Island, IOTA AF – 024, Seychelles, 22 – 29 May 2019.
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Hidden Oaks Middle School, Prior Lake, MN on 24 April
You need your RSGB Membership Services login to download the 2019 Board proceedings. 16 February 2019 (5-page/426KB PDF) 19 January 2019 (5-page/426KB PDF)
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
The DKARS (Dutch Kingdom Amateur Radio Society) issues its own free PDF Magazine once every month
Every year the Cornish Radio Amateur Club organizes the International Marconi Day (IMD) event to celebrate the birthday of Guglielmo Marconi (April 25, 1874)
Jim, N6TJ will be active as 9K2HN from Kuwait in CQ WW DX CW Contest, 23 – 24 November 2019.
1600Z, Apr 27 to 0159Z, Apr 28 and 1200Z-2159Z, Apr 28
OH1VR will be active again from Crete Island, IOTA EU – 015, 25 April – 1 May 2019, as SV9/OH1VR.
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
Every May 5 is the festival of amateur radio enthusiasts in China – the 5:5 amateur radio festival – on Sunday, May 5
Norfolk’s radio hams will once again be trying to contact other amateurs around the world from Caister on Saturday 27 April 2019 as part of the International Marconi Day celebrations
To mark World Amateur Radio Day, BRUZZ paid a visit to the Chair of ARISS-Europe, 91-year-old, Gaston Bertels ON4WF
Nobuaki, JA0JHQ will be active as 8Q7NH from Embudu Island, Maldive Islands, IOTA AS – 013, 7 – 10 May 2019.
Jack Worth, WA0QZK, is a retired pastor with over 50 years of amateur radio operating experience who likes to QSO on CW from the Warsaw Telegraph Office
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Nick Hague KG5TMV with House of Children and Youth, Olomouc, Czech Republic
The Kathmandu Post reports Nepal’s first satellite NepaliSat-1 was launhed to the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday, April 17
Sven, HB9DXB will be active as XV9DXB from Vietnam, starting 1 June 2019.
The ARRL reports Hamvention® has announced that it will open the gates to all, without charge, on the final day of the annual gathering at Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio
The May edition of HackSpace magazine, issue 18, featuring articles by radio amateur Jo Hinchliffe MW6CYK is available as a free PDF
Trainee electronics engineer Chelsea Back writes in Design Spark about her first experiences with radio frequency circuits
CBS Denver report on the amateur radio contact between Park County students and Nick Hague KG5TMV on the International Space Station
SM0CXU and SM0T will be active as J79U and J79TA from Dominica Island, IOTA NA – 101, 07 – 15 May 2019.
The RSGB Foundation Licence Manual is now available in the convenient electronic Kindle format
The Israel Amateur Radio Club is going to activate the following special event callsigns around the 64th Eurovision Song Contest
1900 local – 2300 local, Apr 24
Laura Churchill Duke of the Chronicle Herald talks to Fred Archibald VE1FA, Lyle Anderson VE1BZE and Greg Ross VE1HGR, about amateur radio in Nova Scotia
BT-EE, Hutchison-3, Telefónica-O2 and Vodafone asked Ofcom to vary their 3.4 GHz band licences, this includes higher total radiated power (TRP) in-block and out-of-block power limits
Dave G4DPZ reports on a change to the URL used for Data Warehouse for the FUNcube amateur radio satellites
WIA News reports the digital voice mode FreeDV Global QSO Party takes place Saturday April 27/28
The 92nd RSGB AGM will be held at Jurys Inn, 24 Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2HQ on Saturday the 27th of April, commencing at 12 noon. Details for the 2019 AGM appeared in the April RadCom. Arrangements have been made for Members who are unable to attend the AGM to cast their votes by proxy. […]