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International Amateur Radio Union - Region 1 - Dec 18, 2018
We are proud to announce that the 9th edition of Youngsters On The Air will be held in Bulgaria, close to the capital city Sofia. BFRA (Bulgarian Federation of Radioamateurs) will be hosting the event, which will take place in the summer of 2019.In t...
ARRL - Dec 18, 2018
New Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) packet equipment awaits unpacking and installation on board the station after arriving in November as part of the cargo transported via a Russian 71P Progress resupply vehicle. The new pack...
Southgate ARC - Dec 18, 2018
Mobile and broadband coverage are improving in the UK, but too many rural areas still get a poor signal – according to Ofcom’s annual Connected Nations report, published today...
Southgate ARC - Dec 18, 2018
UK amateur radio dealer Moonraker has announced a fun award that aims to increase activity on the 70/144/430 and 1296 MHz bands...
Southgate ARC - Dec 18, 2018
Ofcom has announced new annual licence fees for mobile operators, £1.093m per MHz at 900 MHz, £0.805m per MHz at 1800 MHz and £0.358m per MHz for 3.4 GHz...
Southgate ARC - Dec 18, 2018
Ydun's Medium Wave Info carries a report from Vincent F4HPZ that Medium Wave broadcasts from Belgium on 621 kHz will cease on December 31...
Southgate ARC - Dec 18, 2018
There is a huge amount of terminology and jargon associated with electronics and also in our case ham radio. As always happens many people get hold of the jargon and use it at every opportunity to sound knowledgeable or to fill some technical literat...
Southgate ARC - Dec 18, 2018
The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club has been holding Ham Jam sessions to help nearly licensed amateurs get started...
Southgate ARC - Dec 18, 2018
The K9YA Telegraph is a free, monthly, general interest amateur radio magazine read by hams in more than 100 countries...
ARRL - Dec 17, 2018
The winning article for the December 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Making Digital Contacts Through the ISS” by Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- i...
Southgate ARC - Dec 17, 2018
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin...
Southgate ARC - Dec 17, 2018
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 9th December, through Sunday, 16th December there were 216 countries active...
Southgate ARC - Dec 17, 2018
Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, the date of the next IRTS Committee meeting has been changed to 19th January 2019 ...

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Amateur Radio News 51 2018

A recap of what happened about ham radio in the web this week

WSJT-X 2.0 GA Download it now

The current General Availability (GA) release is WSJT-X 2.0.0 The FT8 and MSK144 protocols have been enhanced in a way that is not backward compatible with older program versions.

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80m Vertical Antenna with Folded CounterPoise, Hentenna, FC-80B Linear Amplifier - An AL-80B Copy, UK HAM - Ham Radio Website, How to setup Yaesu FT-847 Doppler Control with PstRotator, End-Fed HalfWave Matching Unit for SOTA operations, DIY LiFePO4 Battery power for Amateur Radio portable operations, Jabra 9450 / 9460 PRO Wireless Headset for Ham Radio, Icom HM-36 Mod for ICOM IC-7200 and IC-7600, Ameritron AL-80B Amplifier Pics, The Near Vertical Incident Skywave (NVIS) antenna, Calculate Antenna Lenght in feet, inches and meters, Batteries for portable use, Repeater Temperature Monitor with Raspberry Pi

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A recap of what happened about ham radio in the web this week

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Top Amateur Radio Websites – Issue 1814

80m Vertical Antenna with Folded CounterPoise, Hentenna, FC-80B Linear Amplifier - An AL-80B Copy, UK HAM - Ham Radio Website, How to setup Yaesu FT-847 Doppler Control with PstRotator, End-Fed HalfWave Matching Unit for SOTA operations, DIY LiFePO4 Battery power for Amateur Radio portable operations, Jabra 9450 / 9460 PRO Wireless Headset for Ham Radio, Icom HM-36 Mod for ICOM IC-7200 and IC-7600, Ameritron AL-80B Amplifier Pics, The Near Vertical Incident Skywave (NVIS) antenna, Calculate Antenna Lenght in feet, inches and meters, Batteries for portable use, Repeater Temperature Monitor with Raspberry Pi
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