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ANS-293 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for October 20

AMSAT NEWS SERVICE ANS-293 The AMSAT News Service bulletins are a free, weekly news and information service of AMSAT North America, The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation. ANS publishes news related to Amateur Radio in space including reports on the activities of a worldwide group of Amateur Radio operators who share an active interest in designin... [continue]

Propagation de K7RA

Solar activity remains very low. At the bottom of the sunspot cycle, any sunspot activity is fleeting. Again, another week passes with no sunspots at all. Spaceweather.com reports no sunspots for the past two weeks, and the total number of spotless days this year is now 213 days, or 73%, matching the percentage of spotless days in 2008

Marquesas Island DXpedition

The Can-Am DXpedition Team will arrive in French Polynesia on November 3rd. While in Tahiti (FO), there will be some activity – including low bands -- for a couple of days/nights....

Mauritania

DX-World.net reports that operators Johannes PA5X (5T5PA) and Evert PA2KW (5T2KW) will be active from a special location somewhere in Mauritania between the evening of October 19th until the morning of the 26th

New Zealand Net (NZ Net)

The New Zealand Net (NZ Net) is an 80-metre CW net operating every Monday-Friday evening

JOTA down-under

This year JOTA celebrates 62 years of connecting scouts and guides by radio. A few things to note, with the change of DMR talk groups for JOTA this weekend, the Tasmania Wia news is on TG3807 this weekend at 9:30 am advises VK7ZCR

Brazil: High school students shown amateur radio

Brazilian radio amateurs participated in a Science Fair at Gonçalves Dias School, Boa Vista on October 16

Foundations of Amateur Radio

World Wide Radio Operators Foundation - The other day I accidentally learnt something new. I know, it's crazy, sometimes I surprise myself

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list. 

Developer wanted for predtest.uk website

The predtest.uk website, supported by the RSGB, is currently without a site developer, consequently a volunteer is sought. Website management skills, as well as Ubuntu and Python knowledge are prerequisites. Presently two items need addressing; the site requires refactoring and the OS needs updating to the newest release, which in itself has some P... [continue]

Construction Competition results

The RSGB Construction Competition 2019, generously sponsored and supported by Martin Lynch & Sons, was very well supported, with a larger number of entries this year. We’d like to thank all the judges for their time and expertise, and the entrants who took the trouble to bring their projects to the RSGB 2019 Convention. Judges’ […]

Apply for GB19YOTA now

Have you applied to host the call sign for this year’s Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Month in December 2019? It is a great opportunity to encourage youngsters to get on the air and to learn more about the practical side of the hobby. The RSGB has the call sign GB19YOTA and we’re looking for […]

WUSAT-3 talk now online

A new video has been released on YouTube of a talk given to the AMSAT-UK Colloquium, which was part of the RSGB 2019 Convention. The talk given by Professor Julia Hunter-Anderson is on the WUSAT-3 CubeSat project, and highlights potential uses of satellites for wildlife tracking. You can watch it at tinyurl.com/GB2RS-1020-A.

The K7RA Solar Update

Solar activity remains very low. At the bottom of the sunspot cycle, any sunspot activity is fleeting. Again, another week passes with no sunspots at all. Spaceweather.com reports no sunspots for the past two weeks, and the total number of spotless days this year is now 213 days, or 73%, matching the percentage of spotless days in 2008.Average dail... [continue]