Amateur Radio News

Daily amateur radio news collected by differente web sources. Many famous ham radio rss feeds are included

RB-DATV on 70.5-71.5MHz

Following the recent introduction of the simplified NoV process for 70.5-71.5MHz, we have received reports of a successful RB-DATV (Reduced Bandwidth-Digital Amateur TV) contact in that new part of the band. The contact was ~4km between G4CPE and M0SKM near the Dunstable/Luton area. Members of the BATC have been instrumental and leading development... [continue]

IOTA news from OPDX

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

DXCC Country/Entity Report

According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 17th/June, through Sunday, 24th/June there were 211 countries active

KH1/KH7Z Baker Island DXpedition news

The team is resting up in advance of the work they will have on Monday setting up the camp

Radio hams demonstrate emergency capability

The San Antonio Express-News reports ham radio operators have been demonstrating the value of old technology

Introduction to Network Radios

Essex Ham member Paul G7BHE has written an excellent overview of Network Radios

Benidorm or Bust

Chertsey Radio Club’s James M0JFP drives 1500 mile in the Benidorm or Bust rally challenge - raising money for local children’s hospital, driving the pirate radio car, as well and carrying lots of ham radio equipment!

Amateur Radio Operators Connect the Old-Fashioned Way:

Saturday was field day for the national association for amateur radio, and members of Gainesville's club set up antennas, power sources and radios in a field off Northwest 34th Street in an annual nationwide contest to connect with as many people as they can. The not-so-secret reason some people are obsessed with posting to social media is to see ... [continue]

Ofcom Equipment for Auction:

Ofcom is auctioning surplus equipment including vehicles, masts, test and radio communication equipment. The equipment is located at the Baldock Radio Monitoring Station and some of this may be of interest to amateur radio clubs, repeater groups or individual radio amateurs.

BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) - Amateur Radio Field Day was on Saturday. - WTRF

WTRFAmateur Radio Field Day taking place this weekend in Belmont CountyWTRFBELMONT COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) - Amateur Radio Field Day was on Saturday. It's the day when "ham" radio operators want to spread the word about what they do, and how they'd welcome others. In Belmont County, in front of the EMA office, they were set ...... [continue]

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

Ofcom consults on updated radio ‘localness’ guidelines

Ofcom is consulting on proposed updates to the ‘localness’ guidelines for local commercial radio broadcasters

SolderSmoke Podcast 205

Episode 205 of the amateur radio podcast SolderSmoke is now available

West Kimberley Prison Radio Hour

WIA News reports a remote high-security prison in the Kimberley has created a weekly prison radio program, presented entirely by inmates of the West Kimberley Regional Prison