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29 November 2020

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  • Foundations of Amateur Radio
    Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance The other day I was adding an item to my to-do list. The purpose of this list is to keep track of the things in my life that I'm interested in investigating or need to do or get to finish a project. My to-do list is like those of most of my fellow travellers, unending, unrelenting and never completed. As I tick off a completed item, three more get added and the list grows
  • ARISS telebridge contact with school in Italy
    An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Victor Glover KI5BKC with students at Scuola Scuola Secondaria di I grado “Anna Frank”, Pistoia, Italy, Pistoia, Italy
  • FCC takes action against marketing of unauthorized transceivers
    On November 24 FCC Enforcement Bureau (EB) issued a citation and order concerning the illegal marketing of unauthorized radio frequency devices
  • How to install a PL259 on RG58 coax
    In this video Ria Jairman N2RJ explains how to install a PL259 on RG58 coax and looks at Wifi connectors, SMA and TNC F connectors and why we use them in ham radio
  • TF3YOTA on the air in December
    Iceland's national amateur radio society IRA reports TF3YOTA will be active from December 1 for Youngsters On The Air mont
  • DXCC Country/Entity Report
    According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 22nd November, through Friday, 27th Nov there were 214 countries active
  • QSO Today - Episode 001 - Arie Kleingold - PA3A
    Arie Kleingold, PA3A, came to my attention because of his DXpeditions, through Mercy Ships, hospital ships, off the coast of Africa
  • Register now for Free Foundation Online Training course
    The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on December 6
  • Special call signs in Belgium during the second lockdown period
    Due to the recent stricter COVID-19 measures, many radio amateurs will be forced to spend most of the following weeks at home again
  • Ham radio contact spurred South Pole visit
    Forbes magazine describes how an amateur radio contact with the Amundsen-Scott Station at the South Pole spurred Jim Clash WA3JID to travel there and operate the ham radio station
  • German Gov recognizes importance of Electromagnetic compatibility
    DARC report that Germany's Federal Government recognizes the importance of Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in the development of microelectronics
  • New York City-Long Island Section Manager re-elected in fall balloting
    New York City-Long Island Section Manager Jim Mezey, W2KFV, has been re-elected in the Fall election cycle. Mezey, of Carle Place, received 527 votes to 136 for challenger Donnie Katzovicz, W2BRU
  • U.S. postal stoppage
    The U.S. Postal Service is temporarily suspending international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Discussion point
    Hello, I'm Geoff Emery, VK4ZPP, and I've been thinking. How sad is it that the ACMA had to post a request to the Amateur Community to use courteous behaviour when they are in contact with the Australian Maritime College
  • Afghanistan operation
    Robert, S53R, who has been active from Kabul since early September 2019 and will be there for another year, has been active as T6AA and T6A during major contests

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