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ARRL - Jan 26, 2021
The Intrepid-DX Group is seeking nominations for the individual or group that most displayed their “Intrepid spirit” in 2020. For the purposes of this award, “an Intrepid spirit is bold, courageous, dedicated, innovative, fearless, generous, re...
RSGB - Jan 26, 2021
The January 2021 edition of RadCom Basics is now available for Members to download. RadCom Basics is a bi-monthly digital publication that explores key aspects of amateur radio in a straightforward and accessible way. To read this edition, and previ...
ARRL - Jan 25, 2021
SuitSat loses its innocence in a new video short sci-fi thriller Decommissioned. “Inspired by true events,” the video short resurrects the 2006 spacesuit/satellite that transmitted messages on 2 meters as it circled Earth. The original SuitSat-1 ...
RSGB - Jan 25, 2021
Dual band FM and C4FM—Tim Kirby reviews Yaesu’s new FTM-300DE FM/Fusion mobile To read this edition, tap or click cover image News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 87 Around Your Region – Events roundup 90 New products 15...
AMSAT-NA - Jan 24, 2021
AMSAT NEWS SERVICE ANS-024 The AMSAT News Service bulletins are a free, weekly news and information service of AMSAT, The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation. ANS publishes news related to Amateur Radio in Space including reports on the activities of...
ARRL - Jan 22, 2021
President Joseph Biden this week designated FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel as acting chair of the FCC. She succeeds, at least temporarily, former FCC chair Ajit Pai, who resigned effective on January 20. “I am honored to be designated as the ...
RSGB - Jan 22, 2021
Have you entered the RSGB’s ‘Get on the air to care’ construction competition? The deadline is the 1st of February. Send a short description of your project to gm.dept@rsgb.org.uk and include a few photographs, a video if possible and any relat...
RSGB - Jan 22, 2021
This year’s Orlando Hamcation has been postponed. Usually held in February, there will instead be online events. Go to hamcation.com to check out all the events and webinars that will be happening. You must register for the webinars that you want t...
RSGB - Jan 22, 2021
Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station are planning to transmit slow scan TV images on 145.800MHz FM using the SSTV mode PD-120. On the 28th of January, the transmissions will be between 1210UTC and 1715UTC. On the 29th they will broad...
ARRL - Jan 22, 2021
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: We just witnessed 12 consecutive days with no sunspots, which many of us found a bit unsettling. Fortunately, Solar Cycle 25 activity returned with new sunspot 2796 on January 15. Instead of moving from the east acro...
ARRL - Jan 21, 2021
We just witnessed 12 consecutive days with no sunspots, which many of us found a bit unsettling. But fortunately Solar Cycle 25 activity returned with a new sunspot on January 15.Average daily sunspot number increased from zero last week, to 14.7 in ...
ARRL - Jan 21, 2021
A derecho with winds of 80 to 100 MPH struck eastern Iowa last August, disrupting power and telecommunications for some 400,000 residents. But, as ARRL member and Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) volunteer Scott Haney, N0GUD, recently explain...

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