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08/16/2018 10:55 AM
Introducing the World's longest 50MHz/70MHz Dual Bander?
The new 6-4-20 is a serious performer with an 11.1m computer optimised tapered boom and 10 elements on both 50MHz and 70MHz with a single feed point. Want a monster on your tower for both 50MHz and 70MHz? There is just one place to look

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
2019 UK Amateur Radio Exam Syllabus released
The RSGB have released the new Amateur Radio Examination Syllabus to enable preparation for its adoption in August 2019

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
CQScotland buildathon
CQScotland.com group will be holding a buildathon at the Montrose Aviation and Amateur Radio Rally in Montrose DD10 9BD on Sunday August 26th, 2018 starting 11am

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
ILLW Alerting website
With the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend fast approaching - it's this coming weekend - there's a website available where those taking part can post when and on which bands they will be on. During the event it is expected that lighthouse stations will update this website in real-time, using it like a DX Cluster

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
Tony's 10m Band Report
An exceedingly poor week, yes a few DX stations about but very thin on the ground. There were even a couple of MUs and MW on, which of course are Guernsey and Wales along with MM0 (Scotland) and M0 England.

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
Chelmsford announce extra ham radio exam sessions
The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) have announced they are making amateur radio exam sessions available every month

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
Caught in a disaster? Your rescuer might be an amateur
Pew Charitable Trusts report on the role of volunteer emergency responders, including radio amateurs, in the USA

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
A mystery in the mesosphere
This summer, something strange has been happening in the mesosphere - a layer of Earth's atmosphere so high that it nearly touches space

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
IOTA news from the DARC
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
ILLW 400th Entry
Right on schedule the 400th entry was received on the same date as last year and it was from GB2NPL at Nash Point Low Lighthouse in Wales, UK

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
ARISS contact planned for schools in Zwoenitz and Kaiserslautern, Germany
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Matthes-Enderlein-Gymnasium Zwoenitz, Zwoenitz, Germany and Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
FCC publish new Part 95 rules in Federal Register
The FCC has reorganized and updated FCC Personal Radio Services (PRS) Part 95 rules and published them in the The Federal Register

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
EMF Camp in Hackaday
Jenny G7CKF writes in Hackaday about the Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Camp taking place Aug 31 - Sept 2 at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in Herefordshire

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
Kerry Amateur Radio Group at Cromwell Point Lighthouse
The Kerry Amateur Radio Group will participate as a registered station in this year's International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend using the callsign EI1K

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
TestReach Ltd and UK ham radio exams
Dublin-based company TestReach Ltd have published an article about the work they do to provide the UK amateur radio exams

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
Spurn lighthouse calling
HFDXARC in cooperation with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust will be activating GB2SL (Spurn High Lighthouse) during the 'ILLW' Lighthouse Weekend, starting about 11:00 noon on 18th August 2018

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
BBC interview Radio 270 engineer
Offshore radio engineer Stephen Muir-field was interviewed on BBC Radio Guernsey on Tuesday, August 14 in the final hour of Tony Gilham's show

08/16/2018 10:55 AM
Two lighthouses in Panama Canal on-air for ILLW
Groups of amateur radio operators from Radio Club de Panama will be operating on the ILLW Aug 18/19, 2018 from two lighthouses in the Panama Canal