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Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. As of February 2018, Thailand had the third highest number of licensed radio amateurs in the world with a total of 101,763
  2. The 17th IARU Region 3 Conference takes place in Seoul, Korea, September 10-14. The agenda and some discussion documents are now available for download
  3. An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Shinoda Elementary School, Izumi City, Japan on 23 July
  4. Welcome to NewsWest for 22nd July 2018. In this Contesting edition we’ll tell you about contests coming up, remind you about the ‘NewsWest Dinner on the Hamfest weekend, in fact we’ll be reminding you ABOUT Hamfest
  5. Mike Mussler, AI8Z, is one of the early pioneers in the 630 Meter band experimental trials in 2007 that resulted in the band being opened for amateur radio exploration much later
  6. Two companies — U.S. aerospace giant Lockheed Martin and British start-up Orbex — seeking to carve out a share of the burgeoning small satellite launch market, plan to fly their rockets from a remote site on the northern shore of Scotland, British government and industry officials announced Monday
  7. The annual Board of Directors meeting of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL), is underway in Windsor, Connecticut and will conclude today, Sunday, July 22
  8. Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
  9. Former WIA Director Robert Broomhead VK3DN reports on the contact between the ISS and students at the Essex Heights Primary School in Melbourne
  10. If you've been part of the amateur community for a while and have heard me talk on matters of contesting, you'll know that I'm an avid contester and that for me, it's better than sliced bread. Of course, I'm me and you're not
  11. The ARRL Contest Branch has announced that more contest award certificates are now available for download from the ARRL website in PDF and JPEG formats. Just enter the call sign used
  12. Did you know that spiders can fly? New research shows that arachnids can launch themselves into the air using electric fields as a form of propulsion
  13. The French government said Thursday that it would demand 190 million euros of spending cuts
  14. Operators Takao JO7GVC and Hirokazu JK7LXU will be active as VK9/homecall from Norfolk Island (OC-005) between October 9-14th
  15. Members of the Czech DXpedition team (CDXP) will be active as TO6OK from Mayotte (AF-027) between September 20th and October 6th