Amateur Radio News

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

RSGB NRC and Mallaig High School ARC

In support of YOTA month, the RSGB’s National Radio Centre (NRC) had a live video link-up with students and staff at Mallaig High School. About 30 students studying Physics, Science and History joined the 50-minute virtual tour and talk about the NRC, which concluded with a 40m QSO between GM5HMS and GB3RS in which several […]

RSGB elections

This is the time of year when we call for volunteers to step forward for election at the RSGB’s AGM which will take place on 15 April 2023. We are looking for volunteers who are willing and able to give their time and enthusiasm to ensure the Society continues to develop and thrive. The candidate […]

Amateur Radio Operators Commemorate Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

At the request of ARRL  The National Association for Amateur Radio® (ARRL), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted a waiver allowing amateur radio operators to participate in a special event commemorating the 81st anniversary of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.On December 6 and 7, ham radio operators can make crossband contacts... [continue]

RSGB Social Diversity Officer

The RSGB is seeking applicants for the volunteer role of Social Diversity Officer (SDO). The SDO will advise the Board on practical and pragmatic approaches to increasing social diversity and inclusion within the RSGB membership and amateur radio. They will need to consider all aspects of diversity and make suitable data-driven recommendations to t... [continue]

RSGB Lecture Chair

The RSGB facilitates just over sixty lectures per year in a mixture of in-person, hybrid and remote formats. Fifty of these are at the RSGB Convention, and eleven are delivered through the livestreamed Tonight@8 webinars programme of events. This set of lectures aims to cover a wide mix of amateur radio related subjects, across all […]

Membership Services portal – scheduled maintenance

Scheduled maintenance will result in a short period of downtime on the Membership Services portal this afternoon This is to apply new upgrades to the software and will only last for a few minutes, but to avoid anything you’re doing being disrupted, we ask that you don’t use the portal between 16.00 and 16.15 this […]

ANS-338 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for Dec. 4

The AMSAT News Service bulletins are a free, weekly news and information service of AMSAT, 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 designing, building, launching and communicating ... [continue]

The K7RA Solar Update

No new sunspots appeared over the past reporting week, November 24 to 30.  But sunspots were visible every day.  Then on December 1 three new sunspot groups emerged.  The sunspot number rose from 12 to 49 and the total sunspot area went from 10 to 330.Sunspot numbers and solar flux declined during this reporting week (November 24 to 30), with av... [continue]

Quarter Century Wireless Association to Celebrate 75 Years

The Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) will celebrate its 75th anniversary on December 5, 2022.Founded in 1947, QCWA's mission includes promoting "friendship and cooperation among Amateur Radio (Wireless) operators who were licensed as such at least a quarter of a century ago."Today, QCWA has 230 chapters in the US. During the organization... [continue]

Nova Scotia Students Contact Astronaut Via Ham Radio

Students at Five Bridges Junior High School in Stillwater Lake, Nova Scotia, Canada, finally had an opportunity to talk with an astronaut onboard the International Space Station (ISS) via ham radio.On Wednesday, November 23, 2022, the students were able to talk with Astronaut Josh Cassada, KI5CRH, for about 11 minutes as the ISS passed over norther... [continue]

Youth/Youngsters on the Air Month-Long Event Begins December 1

On December 1, 2022, YOTA begins a month-long, special event to celebrate young amateur radio operators -- YOTA Month 2022. YOTA is Youth or Youngsters on the Air. Amateur radio operators aged 25 and younger will be on all bands using all modes throughout the month to make contacts around the world. In 2021, YOTA participants worldwide made 119,516... [continue]

Amateur Radio Club Provides Communications Support for Thanksgiving Day Race

The BEARS of Manchester Amateur Radio Club in Manchester, Connecticut, spent Thanksgiving Day providing amateur radio communications support for the 86th Manchester Road Race.The race, a 4.748-mile course that begins and ends on Main Street in downtown Manchester, has been a Thanksgiving Day tradition since 1927. This is the 30th consecutive year t... [continue]

Radio Amateur Dr. Kristina Collins, KD8OXT, Earned PhD in Electrical Engineering

Dr. Kristina Collins, KD8OXT, earned her PhD in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University on November 18, 2022. Dr. Collins' thesis, Development of a Low-Cost Meta-Instrument for Distributed Observations of Ionospheric Variability, focuses on the development of the HamSCI Grape Personal Space Weather Station Network. Ham Radio Sci... [continue]

Closing date for next BBDL intermediate exam

The closing date for applications for the next Bath-based Distance Learning (BBDL) course for the Intermediate exam is Thursday, 7 December 2022. Following application, students must complete some short pre-course study and a quiz to ensure they are able to use the BBDL systems, and to see if it suits their needs. That work must […]

Additional members wanted for ESRG

The RSGB is seeking to appoint additional members to the Exams and Syllabus Review Group (ESRG)—formerly known as the Exams Group. Membership of the Group now includes places for club tutors who hold a Full amateur radio licence and have taught the Full Syllabus for at least two years. If you are interested in making […]