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Italian hams aid earthquake response

| August 26, 2016

Following the magnitude 6.2 earthquake that struck central Italy on 24 August, Italian radio amateurs are active in the emergency response. Please keep 7060kHz clear, along with other Emergency Centre of Activity frequencies in the 80 and 40m bands for emergency communications within Italy. No external assistance is required at this time. The Italian radio […]

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60m and 630m for Latvian hams

| August 26, 2016

Latvian amateurs have two new bands following the introduction of their new amateur radio licence on 9 August. Access has been allowed to the new WRC15 60m, or 5MHz, allocation from 5351.5 to 5366.5kHz with a power of 15W EIRP. 472 to 479kHz in the 630m band has also become available with a power of […]

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ARISS proposals sought

| August 26, 2016

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program is seeking proposals from schools and formal or informal educational institutions and organisations to host amateur radio contacts next year with ISS crew members. The window to accept proposals opens on 1 September 2016 and the deadline to submit a proposal is the 1 November […]

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RadCom September 2016, Vol. 92, No. 9

| August 23, 2016
RadCom September 2016, Vol. 92, No. 9

FlexRadio Systems donates Maestro control console to the National Radio Centre News and Reports Around Your Region – Club events calendar 82 Around Your Region – Events roundup 86 New products 15 News 12 RSGB Matters 6 Amateur TV Contest, Dave Crump, G8GKQ 43 Online edition Membership Services login required, follow the link below or […]

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RSGB writes to Ofcom

| August 19, 2016

Many UK radio amateurs will be aware that there have been problems with the new Ofcom licensing system. Following numerous complaints from members, RSGB Board members have been in almost daily contact with Ofcom senior staff. Unfortunately, we continue to receive complaints and the Society has become frustrated at the continued lack of progress. The […]

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Aves Island DXpedition surprise

| August 19, 2016

An unexpected invitation from the Venezuelan Navy has given an opportunity for a DXpedition to Aves Island, IOTA reference NA-020. Last activated in February 2007, it is number 17 on the ClubLog DXCC Most Wanted List. A small number of civilian and Navy operators will be on the air as YX0V for up to 10 […]

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