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Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Agrupamento de Escolas Serafim Leite, Sao Joao da Madeira, Portugal on Monday
  2. Issue 27 of Hackspace magazine features the Scottish Consulate Amateur Radio Club MS0SCZ, the free magazine PDF is now available for download
  3. Canada's CTV News reports on the contact made by 96-year-old ham radio operator Jean Moffett VE3WAD with International Space Station Commander Luca Parmitano KF5KDP
  4. The IARU Region 1 site reports on the 7X7X dxpedition which took place December 28 to January 2
  5. Despite modern communications — Internet, cell phones, and email, every year whole regions of the country find themselves in the dark. Tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables leave people without the means to communicate. In these cases, the one consistent service that has never failed has been Amateur Radio
  6. Brian, GW4DVB, will once again be active as J88PI from Palm Island (aka Prune Island, WW Loc. FK92HO, IOTA NA-025), in the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Island group, between April 6-15th
  7. The Google Summer of Code application is complete! Amsat is not guaranteed to be accepted, but it will be great if they are. Applying is a big step forward in representing amateur radio software, raising awareness of amateur satellite, and involving new audiences. It puts a positive light on AMSAT and ORI
  8. Brief details regarding the 2020 Dayton TopBand Dinner and the 28th Annual Dayton Contest Dinner
  9. The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
  10. Another poor week, not even the weekend could raise things. Mid-week, which is traditionally bad was actually very bad with only 3stations spotted in total on Wednesday and Thursday. Best of the week OG1D (Finland), VK9NK (Norfolk Is). That’s about it really