Amateur Radio News

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

AMSAT / ARISS Fundraising Campaign

AMSAT and ARISS are currently supporting a FundRazr campaign to raise $150,000 for critical radio infrastructure upgrades on the ISS. The upgrades are necessary to enable students to continue to talk to astronauts in space via Amateur Radio

NZ QRPers Group

Membership of this New Zealand-based group is free, just send your Callsign, first name, QTH, and to receive Newsletters and other QRP information

QO-100 released by QARS

Following the successful launch of Es'hail-2, the new Es'hailSat teleport was inaugurated on February 14, 2019. The QO-100 NB Transponder was opened for experimental use on February 12. The Qatar Amateur Radio Society (QARS) invited radio amateurs worldwide to make good use of the NB transponder and make contacts with each other

VK6WIA NewsWest

This week’s theme is new amateurs. Dan has an intriguing segment on how to improve your audio that should be of interest all new to the hobby or old timers and Bob and I bring you items relating to new hams as well

Digital mode OPERA used on Es'hail-2

Luis EA5DOM and Iban EB3FRN have successfully completed the first contact using OPERA via the Es'hail-2 / QO-100 geostationary satellite

New Exam/Callsign provider for Australia's radio hams

The University of Tasmania (UTAS) and Australian Maritime College (AMC) are to take over from the WIA as preferred provider for delivery of Amateur Radio examination, call sign management, and associated services

ZS4A first to receive signals from Qatar OSCAR-100

SARL reports Rickus de Lange, ZS4A in Bethlehem was the first station in South Africa to report having monitored QSOs on Qatar OSCAR 100

AmateurLogic 127: Winter Projects

Emile and the Ozone ARC participate in Winter Field Day. Winter is the perfect time to catch up on projects. Tommy shows how to update the firmware of a DVMega. After six years, George revisits Echolink on the Raspberry Pi. SVXlink part-1. Plus your viewer email

QSO Today - Kristen McIntyre - K6WX

Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, is the president of the Palo Alto Amateur Radio Club, in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, and an ARRL Pacific Division Vice Director

FCC: Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity Procedures are Now in Effect

The FCC is reminding electronic device retailers that Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SDoC) procedures are now in effect and being enforced. In an FCC Enforcement Advisory released February 15, the FCC Enforcement Bureau (EB) pointed out that marketers of RF devices may be subject to new compliance requirements provided in the SDoC procedur... [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 AR-Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 8th February, through Friday, 15th February there were 211 countries active

The Gambia op

Don, G3XTT, will be in The Gambia from March 5-12th. He will mainly operate in the RSGB Commonwealth Contest over the weekend of March 9-10th

Macao DXpedition news

The XX9D team is once again active from Grand Coloane Resort, Macao (AS-075), until February 26th

The RSGB Commonwealth Contest 2019

The RSGB’s Commonwealth Contest is one of the oldest radio contests in existence, having been first run back in 1931 when it was known as “British Empire Radio Week” and lasted for six days!