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Last Updated: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 03:06:24 +0000

 

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IOTA news from OPDX
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Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

02/18/2019

DXCC Country/Entity Report
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According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 8th February, through Friday, 15th February there were 211 countries active

02/18/2019

The Gambia op
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Don, G3XTT, will be in The Gambia from March 5-12th. He will mainly operate in the RSGB Commonwealth Contest over the weekend of March 9-10th

02/18/2019

Macao DXpedition news
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The XX9D team is once again active from Grand Coloane Resort, Macao (AS-075), until February 26th

02/18/2019

The RSGB Commonwealth Contest 2019
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The RSGB’s Commonwealth Contest is one of the oldest radio contests in existence, having been first run back in 1931 when it was known as “British Empire Radio Week” and lasted for six days!

02/18/2019

Propagation de K7RA
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Another week passed with no sunspots, and as of February 14 it has been over two weeks since any sunspots were observed, the last on January 30. February 7 through 13 saw average daily solar flux decline from 71.1 to 70.4, compared to the previous seven days

02/18/2019

Live video from Wyong
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With just a week to go - we have something NEW happening at the Wyong Field Day!

02/18/2019

WIA Board comment
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Since the announcement that UTAS/AMC are the preferred providers, the WIA has begun the process of transitioning-out. This process has been documented by the WIA and ACMA and involves the transfer of Commonwealth Intellectual Property back to the ACMA as per then previous Deed and Transition-Out Plan

02/18/2019

AMSAT / ARISS Fundraising Campaign
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AMSAT and ARISS are currently supporting a FundRazr campaign to raise $150,000 for critical radio infrastructure upgrades on the ISS. The upgrades are necessary to enable students to continue to talk to astronauts in space via Amateur Radio

02/18/2019

NZ QRPers Group
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Membership of this New Zealand-based group is free, just send your Callsign, first name, QTH, and to receive Newsletters and other QRP information

02/18/2019

QO-100 released by QARS
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Following the successful launch of Es'hail-2, the new Es'hailSat teleport was inaugurated on February 14, 2019. The QO-100 NB Transponder was opened for experimental use on February 12. The Qatar Amateur Radio Society (QARS) invited radio amateurs worldwide to make good use of the NB transponder and make contacts with each other

02/18/2019

VK6WIA NewsWest
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This week’s theme is new amateurs. Dan has an intriguing segment on how to improve your audio that should be of interest all new to the hobby or old timers and Bob and I bring you items relating to new hams as well

02/18/2019

Digital mode OPERA used on Es'hail-2
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Luis EA5DOM and Iban EB3FRN have successfully completed the first contact using OPERA via the Es'hail-2 / QO-100 geostationary satellite

02/18/2019

New Exam/Callsign provider for Australia's radio hams
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The University of Tasmania (UTAS) and Australian Maritime College (AMC) are to take over from the WIA as preferred provider for delivery of Amateur Radio examination, call sign management, and associated services

02/18/2019

ZS4A first to receive signals from Qatar OSCAR-100
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SARL reports Rickus de Lange, ZS4A in Bethlehem was the first station in South Africa to report having monitored QSOs on Qatar OSCAR 100

02/18/2019

AmateurLogic 127: Winter Projects
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Emile and the Ozone ARC participate in Winter Field Day. Winter is the perfect time to catch up on projects. Tommy shows how to update the firmware of a DVMega. After six years, George revisits Echolink on the Raspberry Pi. SVXlink part-1. Plus your viewer email

02/18/2019

QSO Today - Kristen McIntyre - K6WX
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Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, is the president of the Palo Alto Amateur Radio Club, in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, and an ARRL Pacific Division Vice Director

02/18/2019

 

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