Amateur Radio News

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

Weekend meteor shower

The auroras tonight may be spiced by an occasional flash of light

Satellites built by Universities launched into space by NASA

The first Australian-built satellites in 15 years have been launched into space by NASA after being developed by Australian universities

ZS4 Sprint this afternoon

The ZS4 Sprint, which is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in the Free State and radio amateurs in Southern African countries, will be on the air this afternoon from 14:00 to 16:00 UTC with phone activity between 14:00 and 15:00 and CW activity between 15:00 and 16:00 UTC

Surprise! Earth Day aurora storm

Last night, Northern Lights descended into the United States as far south as Michigan, Minnesota, and Washington, kicking off an unexpected display of bright auroras for Earth Day

South Africa cancels 2,100 ham radio licences

South Africa's ICASA has cancelled 2,100 Amateur Radio licenses, believed to be more than 1/3rd of the total, for non-payment of licence fees

Grimes County Volunteer Firefighters Train at Disaster Simulation:

While it was a gray and rainy morning, nearly 30 firefighters from around Grimes County attended a disaster simulation on Highway 39 and at Iola High School. "We learned how to deal with a car derailment and what BNSF would want us to do how they would want us to handle that," said Chief Morriss Barney of the Iola Volunteer Fire Department. He say... [continue]

The ACMA's Approach to Spectrum Reform:

The Radiocommunications Act that has served Australia for 25 years is to be replaced by a modern approach to spectrum control and licensing. Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) Acting Chairman Richard Bean has given a little insight on what is ahead, during a CommsDay Summit 2017 speech in Sydney. Mr Bean said the radiofrequency s... [continue]

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 98

View attachment 365445 Beauty is in the eye of the Beholder Have you ever looked at an ugly radio and blurted it out loud to the proud owner? This week I look at an ugly duckling that taught me something about myself and might yet end up as a proud new edition to my shack. My weekly podcast "Foundations of Amateur Radio" covers hund... [continue]

NewsWest for Sunday, 23 April, 2017

View attachment 365455 Welcome to a special ANZAC Themed broadcast, brought to you by the team at WA Amateur Radio News. There's quite a variety for you in today's broadcast: Onno's "Foundations of Amateur Radio" and other regular segments an update from the WA VHF group some upcoming contest information an update on... [continue]

Programming Yaesu FT-2DR

While it is nice and simple programming the Yaesu FT-2DR on your computer, do you know how to program your FT2dr without the aid of a computer? This video will help you do just that! View attachment 365456 ​

New RSGB Honorary Vice President

We’re delighted to announce that Peter Blair OBE, G3LTF has been elected by the Board as Honorary Vice-President. Peter Blair is a distinguished engineer who spent 45 years in research and development in the UK electronics industry. From a student apprenticeship at Marconi’s Wireless Telegraph Company, in 1962 he joined Standard Telecommuni... [continue]

ARRL Hamvention Forum encompasses Makers, Youth, HamSCI - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

ARRL Hamvention Forum encompasses Makers, Youth, HamSCISouthgate Amateur Radio ClubThe ham radio community has always promoted the DIY (do it yourself) approach — what some hams call “homebrewing.” The panelists at this hour-long session will share experiences about how ham radio is finding kinship with the new generation of ...... [continue]

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #98: -

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #98:eHam.netHave you ever looked at an ugly radio and blurted it out loud to the proud owner? This week I look at an ugly duckling that taught me something about myself and might yet end up as a proud new edition to my shack. My weekly podcast "Foundations of ...... [continue]

Delaware Amateur Radio Operators to Hold EXPO and Convention in Georgetown:

Sussex Amateur Radio Association is sponsoring the Delmarva Amateur Radio and Electronics EXPO and ARRL Delaware State Convention Saturday, April 22, at the CHEER Community Center, Georgetown. American Radio Relay League is the national association for amateur radio in the United States. Sussex Amateur Radio Association, with over 100 members, is ... [continue]

Morse in the brickwork

Back in the March 26, the WIA National News Service met artist Jackie Ferrara whose works feature Morse Code numbers and letters that actually are bricks featuring in landscaping AND buildings