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12/16/2017 06:37 PM
Distracted Driving: Ontario temporary exemption extended
Distracted driving regulations continue to be an area of interest for many Canadian Radio Amateurs. These regulations are made and enforced by provincial governments and can vary considerably from province to province and over time

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
Marathon Man on Ham Radio Now
Rob Orr K9RST joins the Ham Radio Now team to talk about the amateur radio involvement in the USA's second largest marathon

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
Foundations of Amateur Radio
How does Single Side Band work?

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
ZT1T until 12th Night
We will be operating ZT1T over Xmas once again. The unique prefix/special call sign will be used to celebrate our 7th Xmas on terra firma after being rescued mid-South Atlantic

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
The Sun is dimming as solar minimum approaches
At the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, SpaceX launched a new sensor to the International Space Station named 'TSIS-1'

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
Propagation de K7RA
Over the past reporting week (December 7-13) we saw three days with zero sunspots (December 8, 9 and 13). Compared to the previous seven days, average daily sunspot number more than doubled to 6.9 and average daily solar flux increased from 69.6 to 71

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
Latest edition (No. 19) of The 5 MHz Newsletter now available
Apologies for the late arrival - the latest edition (No 19) of The 5 MHz Newsletter is now available for free pdf download

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
Ofcom awards seven new community radio licences
Ofcom has announced the award of seven new community radio licences in England and Scotland

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
Caroline North
Radio Caroline North returns this weekend for our final broadcast of 2017

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
Santa's prime time on amateur radio
The precise timing of Christmas celebrations varies from region to region. For some it’s Christmas Eve. For some Christmas Day. In some cases, it may even be later on in January when the Russian Father Frost makes an appearance. But in the world of Santa Radio, prime time is this coming weekend – December 16-17

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
Citizen Weather Observer Program at the DCC
The Citizen Weather Observer Program (CWOP) ties data from all those 'citizen' weather stations out there - the ones you see at the bigger hamfests - into the NOAA system to become part of the reporting and forecasting system

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
FCC takes action over fluorescent lighting ballasts
The ARRL reports the FCC has proposed fining Acuity Brands Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia, $25,000 for apparently marketing radio frequency devices that were not labeled in accordance with Commission Part 18 rules at the time

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
SDR book now available from RSGB
A slightly updated second edition of my SDR book, "SDR, Software Defined Radio, for amateur radio operators and shortwave listeners" is now available from the RSGB store

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
DX News from the ARRL
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

12/16/2017 06:37 PM
If you see a good idea, copy it!
It has been said that imitation is the sincerest from of flattery. Certainly, if business has been anything to go by, if you see a good idea, copy it. Whole sectors of the fashion industry depend on this philosophy