sat07oct(oct 7)6:00 amsun08(oct 8)5:59 amOceania DX Contest SSB6:00 am - 5:59 am (8) UTC HF Bands Event Organized By: Oceania DX Contest Type:HF ContestModes:SSB

sat07oct(oct 7)6:00 amsun08(oct 8)6:00 pmTRC DX CONTEST6:00 am - 6:00 pm (8) HF Bands Event Organized By: Thracian Rose Club Type:Contest,HF ContestModes:CW,SSB

sat14oct(oct 14)6:00 amsun15(oct 15)5:59 amOceania DX Contest CW6:00 am - 5:59 am (15) UTC HF Bands Event Organized By: Oceania DX Contest Type:HF ContestModes:CW

sat14oct(oct 14)12:00 pmsun15(oct 15)11:59 amScandinavian Activity Contest, SSB12:00 pm - 11:59 am (15) HF Bands Event Organized By: Scandinavian Activity Contest Type:HF ContestModes:SSB

sat21oct(oct 21)12:00 amsun22(oct 22)11:59 pmJARTS WW RTTY CONTESTSupported by Japanese "CQ ham radio" Magazine12:00 am - 11:59 pm (22) UTC HF Bands Event Organized By: JARTS Type:HF ContestModes:RTTY

sat21octAll Daysun22Jamboree On The AirJOTA WorldWide Scout Event(All Day) ALL BANDS Event Organized By: JOTA JOTI Type:Special EventModes:CW,SSB

sat28oct(oct 28)12:00 amsun29(oct 29)11:59 pmCQ World Wide DX Contest SSB12:00 am - 11:59 pm (29) HF Bands Event Organized By: CQ Magazine Type:HF ContestModes:SSB Event TagsCQ,cw,WPX

Amateur Radio News

AMSAT-UK - Oct 01, 2023
R4UAB reports that from October 3, 2023 to October 5, 2023 images will be transmitted from the International Space Station via the SSTV protocol as part of the “About Gagarin from Space” experiment. The topic of the program is the … Continu...
AMSAT-NA - Oct 01, 2023
In this edition: * Apogee View * Twigggs/Pugh Planning 30 ThinSat Launch for Schools * Window for Educational/ARISS Contact Proposals Now Open * SSTV Event Scheduled for ARISS on October 3, 2023 * ARISS News * Upcoming Satellite Operations * Hamfests...
ARRL - Sep 29, 2023
There's an opportunity for STEM education via amateur radio that will put students in contact with astronauts. The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking formal and informal education institutions and organization...
ARRL - Sep 29, 2023
ARRL is proud to partner with HamSCI to help promote participation in the Solar Eclipse QSO Party (SEQP). SEQPs are a series of global experiments -- and you can be a part of them. Solar eclipses will pass across the continental United States on Octo...
ARRL - Sep 29, 2023
Solar activity was up for this reporting week, September 21-27.Eight new sunspot groups appeared, two on September 21, two more onSeptember 22, two more on September 25, another on September 26 andanother on September 27.The average daily sunspot num...
RSGB - Sep 29, 2023
The next Tonight @ 8 live webinar is on Monday, 2 October 2023 when Lee Volante, G0MTN will give a presentation aimed at newcomers to contesting. He will explore how contesting began, explain why it is rewarding and fun, and demonstrate how anyone ca...
RSGB - Sep 29, 2023
RadCom Basics Editor Lee Aldridge, G4EJB has retired Over the past few years, Lee has been instrumental in making RadCom Basics a success. His passion for amateur radio and commitment to encouraging newcomers is infectious and has been very well rece...
RSGB - Sep 29, 2023
RSGB Board Director Ben Lloyd, GW4BML has taken on the challenge of activating 10 summits during 12 days on the remote Scottish islands He will climb some with his partner and fellow radio amateur Martha, and their two-year-old daughter Lyra. This Su...
RSGB - Sep 27, 2023
The September edition of RadCom Basics is now available In this edition: Using a PC in your shack Demystifying dipole antennas How to use CHIRP software to program your VHF/UHF radio Taking part in the CQ Worldwide SSB Contest The 4m band To help fin...
RSGB - Sep 27, 2023
We’re counting down to the RSGB 2023 Convention and the Society is putting the final touches to the programme This year there will be a special, hour-long, session with the RSGB Board where the Directors will present the four strategic prioriti...
RSGB - Sep 26, 2023
History of the prize The Norman Keith Adams Prize is one of the premier prizes of the Society and is awarded annually for the best article in RadCom. It is named after Pilot Officer Norman Keith Adams, G5NM. Pre-war, Norman Adams was a solicitor livi...
AMSAT-UK - Sep 26, 2023
AMSAT-UK is pleased to announce that the latest PDF edition of Oscar News is available for download from our member’s website at  [https:] Articles include...
RSGB - Sep 23, 2023
RSGB Board Director, Ben Lloyd, GW4BML, and recognised Mountain Goat will be attempting to activate ten summits on remote Scottish islands over a 12-day period commencing 23 September. He completed his first challenge on Saturday 23 September, travel...
AMSAT-NA - Sep 23, 2023
In this edition: * 2023 AMSAT Symposium Keynote Speakers Announced * 41st Annual AMSAT Space Symposium Call for Papers * Russian Soyuz MS-24 Launches Crew to International Space Station * Imperial College Develops Miniature Rocket Thruster for CubeSa...
ARRL - Sep 22, 2023
The US Senate confirmed Anna Gomez as the fifth commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission on September 7, 2023. Gomez thanked President Biden for the nomination and the Senate for her confirmation."I am grateful for the opportunity to ser...

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