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International all youth contesting team to compete in CQ WPX CW
Seven youth from 6 countries and 4 continents will meet this May at superstation K3LR in West Middlesex, PA and compete for 48 hours in CQ WPX CW in hopes to contend for a top finish, inspire more youth radio sport events, and ultimately bring down the average age of today’s contester
AMSAT files comments opposing deletion of 3.4 GHz band
AMSAT has filed comments on the Federal Communications Commission's Notice of Proposed Rulemaking which proposes to delete the 3.3 - 3.5 GHz (9 cm) amateur band, including the 3.40 - 3.41 GHz amateur satellite service allocation
Email addresses in Ireland
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society have issued an urgent reminder regarding email addresses following reports that holders of email addresses will shortly incur a monthly charge for the use of their email address
SDR2020: the first French SDR Winter School
Don Beattie G3BJ reports more than 30 “SDR Geeks” attended the first SDR Winter School
AO3MWC: Barcelona week instead of Mobile World Congress
22 February - 1 March this special event station will be on air thanks to Ràdio Club Barcelona, EA3RKB, echoing this first class international event hosted by the mobile world capital
South African Radio League Financial Statements
At the Council Meeting held on 7 and 8 February 2020, the SARL Council stated that an electronic vote (Rule 8.9.2) would be held
The IOTA Bash, an annual event to raise funds for the "Island Radio Expedition Foundation" (IREF) [], is scheduled this year, March 27-28th, at AD5A’s QTH in Boerne, TX, near San Antonio, TX
DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 16th-February, through Sunday, 23rd-February there were 226 countries active
IOTA news from OPDX
piled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
Foundations of Amateur Radio
The chicken and the egg, which comes first, the antenna or the radio? In my day to day activities as a radio amateur I come in contact with people across all parts of their amateur journey. Some who don't yet know that they're amateurs, through to those who've just passed their test and are waiting for their callsign
Ofcom consultation on EMF compliance
Ofcom is holding a public consultation on proposed measures to require compliance with international guidelines for limiting exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF)
Distracted Driving in Canada update
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
State law protects ham radio operator
The York Dispatch reports on the case of radio amateur Lindsey Fowler K0WXT who installed a short mast at her home
Low Cost HF Portable Antennas
In this Waters and Stanton video Peter Waters G3OJV looks at simple low-cost HF portable antennas
VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for Sunday 23rd February 2020 is the contesting edition, and we take a look at a few contests coming up in the near future, including a roundup of where locals will be during the John Moyle Field Days
Propagation de K7RA
The most recent sunspot appearance was on February 1, nearly three weeks ago. Average daily solar flux over the past week declined just barely from 71.1 to 70.9
Down Under Amateur Radio Special Event
Over the March 14 – 15 weekend, members of the Shepparton and District Amateur Radio Club (SADARC) in Australia will be on the air as VI3RA (Radio Australia), connecting their transceivers to the curtain array and rhombic antennas at the former Radio Australia site in Shepparton. Radio Australia ceased transmitting from the site in 2017
Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels
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