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IARUMS: Russian-Ukrainian radio war is remaining on a high escalation level
The new newsletter of the IARU Monitoring System (aka 'Intruder Watch') has just been published. The most frequently reported intruders on the exclusive amateur radio service bands were in conjunction with the 'Russian-Ukrainian radio war' (see below) as well as the daily emissions from the Russian OTHR (Over the Horizon Radar) 'Contayner'
Ham radio talks on YouTube
Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club talks have been made available for everyone to view on YouTube
DIY Weather Satellite Ground Station
Sasha M6IOR and Sophie M6NYX have made available a Guide for the reception of NOAA satellite images using software defined radio on Windows or MacOS
Ofcom's Contracts and MoU's with the RSGB
A recent Freedom of Information request asked about the Contracts and Memorandums of understanding that Ofcom has with the RSGB
Radio hams assist sailing vessel
ARRL reports the Maritime Mobile Service Net (MMSN) on 14.300 MHz came to the assistance of a sailing vessel on June 25
Temporary licences extended for radio stations broadcasting Covid-19 services
Radio stations providing news and information about the coronavirus pandemic to local communities will remain on air, after Ofcom confirmed it will extend their temporary licences
Australian special callsign
Members of the Wireless Institute of Australia are QRV with the special call VI 110 WIA until the end of 2020
RAC will host virtual presentation on Canada C3 WSPR Project at 2020 IEEE International Antenna and Propagation Symposium
On Thursday, July 9, Radio Amateurs of Canada will participate in the 2020 IEEE AP-S Symposium on Antennas and Propagation by hosting a virtual presentation on the Canada C3 WSPR Project
Propagation de K7RA
No sunspots this week. The pattern persists, and this surprises me. But Spaceweather.com reported a couple of weak, barely emerging spots, never numbered, and by their magnetic polarity were from new Solar Cycle 25
IOTA news from the DARC
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Mid Ulster ARC Tuesday Night Lecture Series
This Tuesday evening 7th July, the Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club Tuesday Night Lecture Series continues on zoom with a presentation by RSGB region 8 rep Philip Mi0MSO and a discussion and Q and A with Steve M1ACB the general manager of the RSGB
Web hosting service now available for RAC affiliated clubs
The Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce it is now offering a new benefit to our Affiliated Clubs: the ability to host your club’s website on the RAC server
A major outbreak of noctilucent clouds
Last night, a major outbreak of noctilucent clouds (NLCs) blanketed Europe
11 year-old passes morse test
Morse code received a boost from the younger generation, on the 24th June 2020, when 11-year-old Ryan Morrison from Stillorgan, Co. Dublin took and passed his Morse code test
Dream Rig Youth Essay Contest
First Annual "Dream Rig" Youth Essay Contest. The Intrepid-DX Group is a U.S. based 501 C(3) nonprofit organization that promotes Amateur Radio activities in developing countries
The RaDAR Challenge on 11 July
The second RaDAR Challenge for 2020 takes place from 00:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC on Saturday 11 July 2020 with each RaDAR operator defining their own operating time schedule of a maximum, single period, four hour time slot.
Commemorative SSTV transmissions
On 18 July 2020, the Secunda Amateur Radio Club - ZS6SRC will commemorate the SARL’s 95 years of existence
DXCC Most Wanted
The "DXCC Most Wanted" entities list has been updated on ClubLog as of July 3rd
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