HF Voyager

Jupiter Research Foundation Amateur Radio Club (JRFARC) has integrated an HF transceiver with an autonomous ocean-going drone. Our mission is to deploy a ham radio station that roams the world's oceans while providing an opportunity for amateur radio operators everywhere to make contacts with rare locations

Monday, 19th March 2018

Two 9-year-olds complete Indonesian ham radio exam

Two young people aged 9 where among the 291 people who took the amateur radio exam in Surabaya using the new online State Amateur Radio Examination (UNAR) and Licensing system

BBC to shelve FM switch-off plan

The BBC has cancelled plans to switch-off FM radio broadcasts and force millions of listeners to tune into digital transmissions

ICQ Podcast Episode 262 - Upgrading to your next radio

In this episode, Martin is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is - Upgrading to your next radio by Chris Howard M0TCH

New exhibition at Bletchley Park

Opening on 24 March 2018, a new, permanent exhibition at Bletchley Park will tell the story of the Bombe machines that helped break the Enigma code in the actual location that housed the machines

Australia hosts international spectrum meeting

In preparation for the World Radio Conference in 2019 (WRC-19) there are a number of preparatory meetings that are undertaken. One of these in the Asia Pacific Region is the Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Preparatory Group. This is the third of five regional summits in the lead-up to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) WRC

DXCC Country/Entity Report

According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 11th March, through Sunday, 18th March there were 231 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

First Individual Amateurs in Tunisia:

The first individually-licenced amateurs in Tunisia are now able to get on the air. Of the 10 people who passed the first exam, five were able to attend a special ceremony to receive their documents personally. President of the National Frequencies Agency, Ashraf Chaabane and the amateur radio committee president Mehdi Hmem spoke about the hard wo... [continue]

Nearly 100K QSOs for Z60A:

Before shutting down on 12 March 2018, Z60A in Kosovo had logged 98,450 contacts during its celebratory operations to hand out a new one to the madding crowd. The 30-day-long initial activation of the newest DXCC entity encountered 30,541 individual call signs in 174 DXCC entities.

HF Voyager - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

HF VoyagerSouthgate Amateur Radio ClubDavid, AA6YQ, author of DXLab - 'Better DXing Through (Free) Software', posted the following: 'Jupiter Research Foundation Amateur Radio Club (JRFARC) has integrated an HF transceiver with an autonomous ocean-going drone. Our mission is to deploy a ham ...... [continue]

ICQ Podcast Episode 262 - Upgrading To Your Next Radio

VK6WIA NewsWest - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

China's DSLWP-A1/A2 satellites to transmit Amateur Radio data from the Moon

AmateurLogic 115: Hamfest Acadian Style

Top 10 reasons to come to AMSAT at the Hamvention

80 young radio hams to attend YOTA event in South Africa

E-licensing for ham radio in Indonesia

VK6WIA NewsWest

Spectrum above VHF is where the future for radio communications lies

QSO Today: Glen Popiel, KW5GP

Canadian Radio Amateurs of the Year for 2017

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Australia Hosts International Spectrum Meeting:

New Exhibition at Bletchley Park:

NEW TYT MD-380 but DualBander !


Tuesday, 20th February 2018


This video took me over 20 hours of editing. In this video, I highlight some parts of the hobby, for those who think ham radio is dead, or they don't know what we can do in ham radio. Maybe...



Monday, 19th March 2018

What's going on? March 19

Program is “The Seven Deadly Sins, Self-Examination and Spiritual Formation” by Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung. Information: Canton Amateur Radio Club meeting: 7:30 p.m. in the training room of the Stark COunty EMA/EOC, lower level Stark County Safety Building, 4500 ...

Ogden named High Desert's 'Ham of the Year'

BEND, Ore. - The High Desert Amateur Radio Group (HIDARG) has announced its annual "Ham of the Year" award for 2017. John Ogden, of Bend, received the award at a recent meeting. Each year, the Board of Directors selects a recipient for this special award. They look for a ham who has been ...

Daily Calendar — 3.19.18

Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club: Meets at 7 p.m. at the conference room inside the Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, 1401 S. J St. in Fort Smith. Call Mike Cole at (918) 427-1431. The Calendar runs Monday through Friday in the Times Record; weekend events are included in Friday's calendar.

Sunday, 18th March 2018

King's Trail Cowboy Church to host Emergency Preparedness Day

Grayson County Amateur Radio Club will set up a ham radio station for all to hear and communicate on, during the event. TexAR Search and Rescue is coming. They will bring at least one piece of equipment they use; possibly the very boat they used for Hurricane Harvey rescues.**They would like to ...

Saturday, 17th March 2018

Jon Hollingshead

Jon pioneered the Lego robotics program at Shepard following training at the First Foundation in Manchester, NH. Amateur Radio was always a part of Jon's life. He received his license, K9BIO, at the age of 13, and in the 1980's, he wrote and taught Amateur Radio Courses at the Hadley School for the ...



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