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Amateur radio satellites launch on SpaceX STP-2 mission
Amateur radio satellites were expected to be launched between 0330-0730 GMT on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy STP-2 from LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
Correction - 2019 Candidates for the AMSAT Board of Directors
AMSAT News Service bulletin 174 as originally published, omitted one of the candidates for the upcoming AMSAT Board of Directors Election
Limerick Clare Amateur Radio Club
In recognition of the contribution to Amateur Radio by individuals based in Co. Clare, a decision has been taken by Limerick Radio Club members to change the name to Limerick Clare Amateur Radio Club
Help celebrate AMSAT’s 50th anniversary – Take W3ZM on the road!
Leading up to the 2019 AMSAT 50th Anniversary Space Symposium and General Meeting, to be held in Arlington, VA, October 18 – 20, 2019, AMSAT’s call sign, W3ZM, will operate from all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico
Lightsail-2 scheduled for launch June 24 - Beacon on 437.025 MHz
LightSail is a citizen-funded project from The Planetary Society. This cubesat will be propelled solely by sunlight, to Earth orbit. LightSail 2 was scheduled to launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy on June 24, 2019, and we will attempt the first, controlled solar sail flight in Earth orbit
Your chance to visit the Radio Caroline ship, MV Ross Revenge in August during GB55RC
2019 is the 55th anniversary of Radio Caroline and the Martello Tower Group are going to be celebrating this by running a ‘special’ special event from MV Ross Revenge from the 1st to the 5th August using the callsign GB55RC
UK Online Exams demonstrated at Friedrichshafen
RSGB President Dave Wilson M0OBW demonstrated the UK's new online exam system at the 44th international amateur radio show Ham Radio 2019 held in Friedrichshafen on June 21-23
144 and 1240 MHz bands – RSGB information
RSGB volunteers continue to be engaged with IARU and Ofcom on WRC matters including the 144 MHz and 1240 MHz bands as well as WRC-19 Agenda Items in CEPT-PTD (50 MHz, WPT, 5 GHz) and CEPT-PT1 (24/47 GHz)
ICQ Podcast - HMS Belfast - D-Day Communication Ship
In this episode, Colin M6BOY is joined by Bill Barnes (N3JIX), Leslie Butterfield (G0CIB). Edmund Spicer (M0MNG) and Ed Durrant (DD5LP) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is HMS Belfast, D-Day’s Communication Ship
More P.E.I. women taking up amateur radio
CBC News reports more women on Prince Edward Island, Canada, are taking up amateur radio
IRTS VHF/UHF Field Day Contest
The first weekend of next month - Saturday and Sunday 6th and 7th July - sees the IRTS VHF/UHF Field Day Contest taking place, coinciding with similar contests elsewhere in Europe
DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 16th/June, through Sunday, 23rd/June there were 202 countries active
IOTA news from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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