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06/26/2017 08:00 AM
ARISS SSTV Commemorative Activity
Special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions are expected to be made from the International Space Station on 145.800 MHz FM around the weekend of July 15

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
Radio Hams support RNLI
The volunteer crew from the RNLI’s Barrow station were recently on hand to receive a large donation from members of the Furness Amateur Radio Society

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
The ZS5 Sprint
This is a fun activity to promote contacts between radio amateurs in Kwazulu-Natal and radio amateurs in Southern African countries

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
VK6ARN NewsWest for Sunday 25 June
In the news this week we take a closer look at contesting with information about the Trans Tasman Low Bands Challenge, the RD Contest, the International Museums Weekend, a contesting tip from Scott K9JY, and lots more..

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
Brian Joseph Poole, G3MRC - obituary
There are not many radio amateurs of whom it can be said that they defined First Class when it comes to CW operating. 'Joe' Poole was certainly one of the few

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
Project AETHER, 2nd high altitude balloon launch
We are a student team launching our 2nd high altitude balloon flight on the 27th of this month, with the launch being timed for between 1100 and 1500 and the flight lasting between 2 and 3 hours

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
The Marconi legacy
Known as the ‘father’ of radio is Guglielmo Marconi. He died in July, 80 years ago. In the late 19th century Marconi was among a few keen people experimenting with waves that had been shown by German physicist Heinrich Rudolf Hertz

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
Join New Zealand’s most exciting ham project
Yes, we’re going into space and you can be part of it! AMSAT_ZL has reached a staging point in the development of their satellite project, KiwiSAT. We’re ready to go, ready to get up there!

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
WIA trial exams a big hit
In May, the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) began its trial of theory and regulation assessments on-line that have proved to be very popular with about 230 people accessing them

06/26/2017 08:00 AM
Propagation de K7RA
Average daily sunspot numbers rose this reporting week (June 15-21) from 4.9 to 29.4. The previous week had four days with no sunspots, and this week there were no zero sunspot days, hence the dramatic increase in the average