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Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. On Friday, May 25, ICASA published the National Radio Frequency Plan 2018 in which amateur radio was allocated 100 kHz on a shared basis in the 60 metre band as well as channel 5290 kHz for the 5 MHz propagation research project
  2. ARRL Field Day is the single most popular on-the-air event held annually in the US and Canada. On the fourth weekend of June of each year, more than 40,000 Radio Amateurs gather with their clubs, groups or simply with friends to operate from remote locations
  3. Topic of the day is the Raspberry Pi 3B+, and how I'm using it for amateur field communications. During May 18-21, I spent some days near the Arctic Circle, trying to answer a few important questions
  4. Adam Farson, VA7OJ and AB4OJ, began his ham radio journey over 60 years ago as a youngster inspired by electronics and eventually ham radio in his native South Africa
  5. In this announcement, the Radio Management Network for the Northern Chinese Province of Heilongjiang describe their QRM/EMC checks for the Jiamusi deep space ground station in preparation for the Change'e 4 Lunar satellite
  6. Ofcom has approved requests from the BBC and ITV to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2018, which takes place from 14 June to 15 July 2018
  7. After their launch on 2018-05-20 at 21:28 UTC, LJ 1 and LJ 2 were maneuvered onto a track to the Moon. Several amateurs received telemetry from the satellites. But now LJ 1 appears to have encountered problems
  8. Ofcom has just published proposed guidance to ensure landline providers continue to enable customers to reach emergency services when there is a power cut at their home or premises, with providers moving to new call technology in the coming years
  9. How to find other Amateurs on Air - Where are all the Amateurs is a question that I am asked regularly by new entrants into our community
  10. In Zurich on May 9, 2018, radio amateur Zac Manchester KD2BHC gave a presentation on Breakthrough Starshot to the WORLD.MINDS MOBILITY conference