We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. This Sunday, Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society will continue operating GB2RGM for Railways on the Air weekend. It also holds day two of the Foundation Course and Exam. On Thursday there’s a net from 8pm on 144.725MHz, and on Friday there’s […] Read the Original Article http://rsgb.org/main/blog/all-regions/region-13/2018/09/21/news-for-england-south-east-23-september-2018/
We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Marches Amateur Radio Society holds the North East Wales net on Monday from 9pm on 145.425MHz. Thursday sees a junk sale. For details, email email@example.com. Wireless in Wales Amateur Radio Club meets on Monday for HF operating at the Wireless in Wales Museum, […] Read the Original Article http://rsgb.org/main/blog/all-regions/region-6/2018/09/21/news-for-wales-23-september-2018/
We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. This Sunday, North Bristol Amateur Radio Club, as part of Railways on the Air weekend, will be operating next to the station building at Avon Valley Railway. They also have permission to work ‘Railway Mobile’ from live rolling stock, so may have a […] Read the Original Article http://rsgb.org/main/blog/all-regions/region-11/2018/09/21/news-for-england-south-west-23-september-2018/
September 20 is the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s devastating arrival in Puerto Rico. Today, many amateurs there are better prepared for the next storm or other disaster that could disrupt conventional telecommunications. With this in mind, the ARRL Puerto Rico Section is hosting monthly meetings in various cities around the island commonwealth as part of an effort to establish an Amat…
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Pavel, OK1AW is 73 years old and lives in a small town about 10 miles from the famous spa in western Czechia, called Karlovy Vary, but which was also well known as Karlsbad in the past.
For the full article https://dxnews.com/ok1aw/
As promised, the WSJT-X Development Group has announced a new “candidate release,” WSJT-X 2.0 rc1. This beta version of the popular digital mode suite incorporates many new FT8 and MSK144 features that will be of particular interest to the Amateur Radio contesting community. It incorporates all FT8 DXpedition Mode changes already developed in WSJT-X 1.9.1.
“Enhancements to the FT8 decoder ensur…
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The Moravian Contest Group is small and young, but very dynamic and bold.
For the full article https://dxnews.com/ok5z/
Dear Amateur Radio Friends,
On behalf of Mr Waldemar Sznajder, 3Z6AEF – President of the Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK) and Mr Piotr Skrzypczak, SP2JMR – Secretary of the PZK, I have the honour to invite all of you to participate in a special award programme, organised by the Polish Amateur Radio Union on the occasion of The 100th Anniversary of Poland Regaining its Independence.
You will find any necessary details about this programme under the address given below:
The programme will last from 1st October until 30th November 2018.
Good luck as a whole!
Paweł Zakrzewski, SP7TEV – IARU Liaison Officer of the Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK)
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Bruce, 3W3B will be active again as XW4XR from Laos, 12 – 22 October 2018.
For the full article https://dxnews.com/xw4xr_laos/
George, DK7LX is currently active as FP/DK7LX from Saint Pierre and Miquelon Islands, IOTA NA – 032.
For the full article https://dxnews.com/fpdk7lx/
5R8R team will be active from Nosy Be Island, IOTA AF – 057, Madagascar, 19 – 29 November 2018.
For the full article https://dxnews.com/5r8r/
Mike Ritz W7VO joins David to talk about his race to become the division director in the Northwestern Division.
For the full article http://hamradionow.libsyn.com/hrn-404-w7vo-for-arrl-northwestern-division-director
AMSAT-NA has announced that Tom Clark, K3IO; Mark Hammond, N8MH, and Bruce Paige, KK5DO, have won new 2-year terms on the AMSAT Board of Directors. The First Alternate is Peter Portanova, W2JV. The Second Alternate is Scott Harvey, KA7FVV. Both will serve 1-year terms. The results of the voting, with 698 ballots cast, were: Tom Clark, K3IO, 574; Mark Hammond, N8MH, 507; Bruce Paige, KK5DO, 402,…
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Ronan, F5TJP will be active as FP/F5TJP from Saint Pierre and Miquelon Islands, IOTA NA – 032, until 30 September 2018.
For the full article https://dxnews.com/fpf5tjp/
Ali, EP3CQ receive 6O1OO license to operate from Somalia.
For the full article https://dxnews.com/6o1oo/
Scott, NE9U inform dxnews.com that PJ4G will be active from Bonaire Island, IOTA SA – 006, in CQ WW DX SSB Contest, 27 – 28 October 2018.
For the full article https://dxnews.com/pj4g_bonaire-island_arrl-dx-cw-2010/