A large number of amateur radio operators and club stations will be active on all ham radio bands for the “1966 flood of the Arno Award” from October 29th till November 6th. The event want to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the tragic Flood of the Arno river that killed 101 people and damaged or
Also this year I will be attending at the Florence HamFest. This amaeur radio fair has become a reference event in the ham radio panorama in Italy and it’s also becoming famous among the closest coutries, like France, Spain, Germany, Austria and Croatia. The particularity of this event is that is a fair dedicated exclusively
A visit to Florence by the Ham YOTA 2015 group
Florence Old Bridge This picture I’ve taken few days ago, reveals, what I’ve always considered, the symbol of amateur radio in Florence. This Yagi Antenna tower, erected very close to the old bridge several years ago I suppose belong to IK5JXR (I5BKO), now SK. Just wanted to share this piece of my city with you.
A new interesting HamFest has been announced from my local ARI club. The Florence HamFest, is a Flea Market and Ham Radio Convention that will take place on 6 April 2013 in Florence. Link to english page of the Florence HamFest During the last year edition, visitors were almost one thousand with 84 expositors. Along
I’ve been visiting the yearly JOTA site in Florence, this saturday. The full event has been managed by local hams and in particular by IW5EGT Alessio that were on air using the special callsign II5BP. Antenna farm this year consisted in a rotary dipole for 20 and 40 meters, along to some VHF antennas used