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Last Updated: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:31:42 +0000

 

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IOTA news from the DARC
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Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

12/05/2019

Youngsters on the Air stations
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YOTA during December: So far, the following Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) stations have been active

12/05/2019

Ofcom Election Committee’s decision on The Channel 4 News Climate Debate
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Ofcom’s Election Committee has considered a complaint from the Conservative Party about The Channel 4 News Climate Debate

12/05/2019

Rare stratospheric clouds sighted in the Arctic
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Around the Arctic Circle, sky watchers are reporting rare clouds nearly as colorful as the Northern Lights

12/05/2019

DRM tests from Hungary on 26 MHz for one year
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The Budapest University of Technology started a 1-year DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale) test on the 1st of June 2019 and it will run until the end of May 2020

12/05/2019

ARISS shool contact in USA web cast
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ARISS is supporting an ISS Contact with Council Rock H.S. in PA, USA on Thursday, December 5th at approximately 17:56 UTC, which is 18.56 CEWT. Astronaut Drew Morgan KI5AAA is the astronaut scheduled to host this contact from the ISS

12/05/2019

RAC appoints New Deputy Director – Alberta/NWT/NU Region
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Radio Amateurs of Canada would like to welcome Stephen Lee, VA6SGL, as the Deputy Director for the Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut Region

12/05/2019

Impact of VDSL interference on the Amateur Radio Service
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In November Ofcom published the result of technical surveys on the effects of electromagnetic emissions from Openreach cables carrying VDSL services but their conclusion seemed markedly different from the RSGB's

12/05/2019

FT Roundup Dec 7-8
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The FT Roundup contest for the FT4 and FT8 digital modes will be held from Saturday, December 7 18:00 UTC to Sunday 8 December 8 23:59 UTC

12/05/2019

Philippines: Ham radio nets activated for Typhoon Kammuri
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IARU-R1 Emergency Communications Co-Ordinator Greg Mossop G0DUB reports information received from Dani YB2TJV about Typhoon Kammuri which is affecting the Philippines

12/05/2019

Latest Icom SDR amateur radios supplied to RSGB National Radio Centre
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If you have recently visited the Radio Society of Great Britain’s National Radio Centre at Bletchley Park you will have noticed two new radio additions. Icom has provided the IC-7300 SDR Transceiver and IC-9700 SDR Transceiver to the centre to allow it to promote amateur radio with the latest cutting edge Icom radio technology

12/05/2019

Exclusive ham radio club seeks new members
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Licensed amateur radio operators who belong to American Mensa or any other national Mensa organization have a club to call their own: It's the Mensa Ham Radio Special Interest Group, or HAMSIG

12/05/2019

Rotuma DXpedition news
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Sailing to Rotuma is now confirmed for the 14th of December, with start of operations around the 17th of December

12/05/2019

A planetary wave is supercharging noctilucent clouds over Antarctica
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An atmospheric wave almost half the size of Earth is supercharging noctilucent clouds above Antarctica, according to new data from NASA's AIM spacecraft

12/05/2019

Lopeng firefighters host inaugural SSTV Party
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MIRI: The Lopeng Fire and Rescue station hosted the first Amateur Satellite of Malaysia (AMSAT-MY) Slow Scan TeleVision (SSTV) Party here recently, where the firefighters got the chance to try their hands at capturing and decoding SSTV images via smartphones

12/05/2019

Ham for the Holidays: Amateur Radio Operators, Then and Now
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The Los Altos History Museum serves up “Ham for the Holidays: Amateur Radio Operators, Then and Now,” a historical perspective on how radio hobbyists help keep neighborhoods safe during disasters, in an exhibit appearing in the J. Gilbert Smith House through January 5, 2020

12/05/2019

Sweden: SSA's youth activates SH9YOTA
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Throughout December, young people all over the world activate signals with the suffix -YOTA. Those who contact enough YOTA stations can get a diploma through YOTA

12/05/2019

TM70TAAF, FRANCE special event
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70th anniversary of the first Amateur Radio contacts with FSAT - TAAF - From 12 to 26 January 2020, special event call TM70TAAF will be activated by François F8DVD

12/05/2019

Tony's 10m Band Report
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Dreadful during the week but raising the standards a bit at the weekend. Nothing really jumps out at me as being DX or exceedingly popular. Maybe OR0YAL a special event club call to commemorate the 18th anniversary of HRH Princess Elisabeth of Belgium. But the rest was ordinary contacts, better than nothing. Again I was on other bands working C5YK (Gambia), 4U1A (UN Austria), GJ0, OD5. Not a single contact on 10m

12/05/2019

 

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