Amateur Radio News

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


On Saturday, we published a link to a video which appeared to show a defunct Russian satellite making a fiery return to earth. This reminded me of the opening scenes of a short sci-fi film about ham radio that we published in April last year

WIA announces new Club Coordinator

Peter Schrader, WIA Director VK4EA writing on WIA Front Page News tells how Angelo Giuffre VK2NWT is our new WIA Club Coordinator

Radio industry calls for government protection from smart assistants

The Guardian newspaper asks: Could Alexa kill the radio star? The government is considering introducing legislation to ensure that Amazon and other tech companies do not abuse their growing power over UK airwaves

Court upholds strata ban of 11-metre radio antenna

BC (British Columbia) Supreme Court has upheld a Surrey strata council's ban on a suite owner building a 11-metre amateur radio antenna on a patio

High school students learn how to use ham radio

Students at Central Medford High School practiced how to communicate on the Amateur Radio Emergency Service while taking in the international Great American ShakeOut, an earthquake preparedness exercise

Contest 2x1 Callsign - Wrap Up

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 10am will be remembered by many VK contesters as Frenzy Day

JOTA in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The Searchlight reports on Scout amateur radio activities in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines during the recent Jamboree on the air

AM radio ‘flutter’

John Dunn writing for EDN describes the cause of flutter on AM broadcast signals

Radio ham restores emergency comms system

The Hindu reports radio amateur Shibu George has rejuvenated a radio communications system for disaster management

The National CW Speed Week

The National CW Speed Week started at 04:00 UTC (06:00 CAT) this morning Sunday 24 October and will end at 16:00 UTC (18:00 CAT) on Saturday 30 October 2021

QSO Today - Andy Mitchell - VA3CW

Andy Mitchell, VA3CW, as an eleven year old Boy Scout, participated with his small troop in Boy Scout Jamboree on the Air, in 1974. This exposure changed the course of Andy’s life, profession, and interests

ANS-297 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for Oct. 24

AMSAT NEWS SERVICE ANS-297 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, l... [continue]

National Argentine Radio Amateur Day

Radio has the charm of being a traditional means of communication, which despite all the new technologies, connects with the public using only one resource: voice

Fireball over Michigan likely dead Russian satellite reentry

The American Meteor Society (AMS) received several reports of a fireball seen over Michigan and surrounding US states on October 20, 2021. It was likely the reentry of a defunct Russian satellite known as Kosmos-2551. Watch this Space.Com video

Failed Russian satellite crashes back to Earth over the US and Canada

A fireball that blazed a slow trail across the skies above Michigan and other nearby states and provinces Tuesday night wasn't a meteor but instead a spacecraft making an unexpected homecoming