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144 MHz Threat: Disappointing response from Agentschap Telecom
The Netherlands communications regulator, Agentschap Telecom (AT), has given a disappointing response to the call by Dutch radio amateurs for the 144-146 MHz band to be protected
144 – 146 MHz band threat
A proposal has been floated by the French administration to extend existing aeronautical mobile service allocations in Region 1 to a number of additional frequency bands, including the 144 – 146 MHz band currently allocated exclusively to the amateur service. If accepted, this proposal would have very serious consequences for radio amateurs, given the importance of the 2 metre band for a variety of applications
High school students in Brazil building QO-100 ground station
High school students in Brazil are building a ground station for the amateur radio transponder on the QO-100 geostationary satellite as part of a STEM education project
Facts Behind Sporadic E
Sporadic E is one on the most interesting forms of propagation - as the name indicates it occurs sporadically and many of the mechanisms behind it are not well understood
ICQPodcast - Mike Duke (K5XU)
In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Bill Barnes N3JIX, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Leslie Butterfield G0CIB to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Mike Duke (K5XU)
Sponsored Radio Event
On Saturday September the 7th, Newton le Willows Amateur Radio Club (MX0NRC) will be holding a sponsored radio day
RAC President attends annual ARRL Board meeting
The annual Board of Directors meeting of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), took place in Windsor, Connecticut, concluding on Saturday, July 20
DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 14th July, through Sunday, 21st July there were 202 countries active
IOTA news from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
QSO Today - Phil Erickson - W1PJE
Phil Erickson, W1PJE, sits on a million watt UHF transmitter, where he is a group leader at the MIT Haystack Observatory. There he studies the atmosphere and radio propagation
The IARU represents Amateur Radio at CEPT meetings
The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 reports that a further meeting to address the topic of Wireless Power Transmission (WPT) took place earlier this month. A subgroup of the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) Committee SE24, charged with work on a report on generic WPT devices, met in Copenhagen, Denmark in early July.
School teachers and students take ham radio exams
48 students and two teachers at the Telangana State Model School have passed their amateur radio exams
VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for 21st July has a focus on New Amateurs, with hints and tips from Andres, Peter, Bob and Jeff, and of course we have Roy blasting off with helpline
Radio amateurs help sick man
Ham radio enthusiasts from Bihar have been instrumental in uniting an elderly person from Jalpaiguri with his family members.
AMSAT is proud to announce the relaunch of its AMSAT Ambassador Program
The AMSAT Ambassador Program is an opportunity for AMSAT members to share what they've learned about amateur radio in space with others, and, in the process, help inspire the next generation of AMSAT'ers
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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