Archive for January, 2014
Bob McCreadie, G0FGX, Mike Marsh, G1IAR and Nick Bennett, 2E0FGQ will be hosting a new streamed TV show, TX Factor, which goes live on Friday 21 February. The show aims to explore all aspects of our diverse and fascinating hobby. The free to view programme can be seen via www.txfactor.co.uk and should be compatible with […]
Two amateurs have successfully heard signals from the European Space Agency’s Rosetta comet-seeking probe. The first was James Miller, G3RUH. He reports reception of Rosetta when it was at a distance of some 500 million miles from Earth. James accomplished this feat using the 20m dish at the Bochum observatory in Germany at 0934UTC on […]
The Portuguese telecommunications regulator has granted Portuguese amateurs the temporary use of the 1.850 to 2MHz band. According to Portugal’s national amateur radio society, this will permit Portuguese radio amateurs the ability to participate in more radio sports competitions during 2014.
The AMSAT FUNcube Team has announced that the latest version of the Dashboard Software, Version 820, can now be downloaded. They have also made a few changes to the way Fitter Messages are handled or displayed on the Data Warehouse. Check out the changes at http://warehouse.funcube.org.uk. Users of 70MHz will be interested to know that […]
The 29th Canvey Radio and Electronics Rally takes place today at The Paddocks, Long Road, Canvey Island, Essex SS8 0JA, at the southern end of the A130. Opening at 10.30, there’s free car parking, the usual range of trade stands, catering and disabled facilities. Details from Vic Rogers, G6BHE, on 01702 308 562, or online […]