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Radio Society of Great Britain – Main Site
YOTA 2018: Day 2

BaCAR Activity Our second day of activities began with a BaCAR (Balloon Carrying Amateur Radio) introduction. We were briefed on the main goals of BaC. . . read more Sat, 18 Aug 2018 17:06:01 +0000

Norway gets 1kW on 6m and other bands

On 8 August 2018, Norway got an updated amateur licence, allowing all Norwegian amateurs access to 50 to 52MHz with a power of 1kW. Other new privileg. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:05:39 +0000

Train the Trainers in Wolverhampton

The next RSGB Train the Trainers will be held on Saturday, 1 September 2018, from 9.30am to 5pm. It takes place at Wolverhampton Electricity Sports an. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:03:20 +0000

Share your VHF NFD experiences

RSGB VHF National Field Day weekend took place on 7 and 8 July 2018, and a feature is planned in the next edition of RadCom. If your club participated. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:00:23 +0000

Also in GB2RS this week…

The RSGB Convention is at Kents Hill Park Training and Conference Centre, MK7 6BZ, from 12 to 14 October 2018. There will be a vast array of talks and. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:57:20 +0000

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ARRL

American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources
SAQ in Sweden Receives More than 300 Reports on Alexanderson Day, July 1

SAQ, the old Alexanderson alternator transmitter at the World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station in Sweden, received 321 listener reports in response to. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:35:00 -0500

Former Wisconsin Section Manager Don Michalski, W9IXG, SK

Former Wisconsin ARRL Section Manager Don Michalski, W9IXG, of Madison, died on August 11. He was 77.Michalski led the Wisconsin Section from 1999 unt. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:33:00 -0500

Well-Known Contester, DXer Bob Morris, W4MYA, SK

Robert S. “Bob” Morris, W4MYA, of Goochland, Virginia, died on August 14. An ARRL Life Member, he was 72. Morris had been suffering from cancer bu. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:19:00 -0500

The K7RA Solar Update

Australia’s Space Weather Services issued a Geomagnetic Disturbance Warning at 0022 UTC on August 16. "Geomagnetic activity is expected to be at Qui. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:50:00 -0500

UN Amateur Radio Club’s 4U1UN Makes Major Moves toward Getting Back on the Air

United Nations Amateur Radio Club President James Sarte, K2QI, said on August 16 that their club station, 4U1UN, is several steps closer to getting ba. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:55:00 -0500

Short-Wave Radio Reports May Offer Best Evidence of Amelia Earhart’s Fate

The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) believes it has the key to unlock the decades-old mystery of what happened to famed av. . . read more Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:19:00 -0500

Weather and Tides Could Hamper Second Market Reef Youth Team Landing

A second group of young operators will attempt a landing at Market Reef on August 18 for a week of operating from the Youth on the Air station, OJ0C,. . . read more Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:49:00 -0500

The Doctor Will See You Now!

“Dummy Loads” is the topic of the new (August 16) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!Sponsored by DX Engineeri. . . read more Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:00:00 -0500

Dave Popkin, W2CC/AAR2BU Receives Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

A New Jersey radio amateur and Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) member has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from President Donald Trump. AR. . . read more Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:51:00 -0500

Ham-Astronauts among First Nine Astronauts Scheduled to Fly on Commercial Spacecraft

Three radio amateurs are among the initial nine NASA astronauts scheduled to fly on commercial spacecraft to the International Space Station. Others i. . . read more Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:29:00 -0500

W6NBC Wins the August QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the August 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “A Novel Approach to Using Window Line” by John Portune, W6NBC. The QST Cover Pl. . . read more Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:28:00 -0500

New FCC Part 95 Personal Radio Services Rules Published in The Federal Register

Reorganized and updated FCC Personal Radio Services (PRS) Part 95 rules have been published in The Federal Register. Among other things, the PRS cover. . . read more Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:31:00 -0500

Texas Volunteer Examiner Setting Sights on Next 1,000 Exam Sessions

In July, Franz Laugermann, K3FL, of Houston, achieved a milestone that no other VEC has before by taking part as a Volunteer Examiner in his 1,000th e. . . read more Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:48:00 -0500

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