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Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. 3rd Limerick Scout Group rise to the challenge It's finally arrived! The 61st International Jamboree-On-The-Air starts today and will run for the next three days which will see over 1.5 million Scouts take part in the largest worldwide Scouting event
  2. Local Amateur Radio groups SARC, SEPAR and LARA will be providing communications in a demonstration of Emergency Communications on Saturday, Oct 20 starting at 0900 PST
  3. Mistakes are common in all aspects of life. Sometimes they are only known to you, other times they are public knowledge and open to ridicule and lambasting. Getting on air for the first time is an accomplishment and often the initial source of mistakes, mishaps and great frustration
  4. News4JAX reports amateur radio operators are needed to help communication after Hurricane Michael
  5. ARRL reports a saga that has reached the diplomatic and foreign ministry level is playing out in Africa’s Republic of Chad, involving Norwegian radio amateur Kenneth Opskar, LA7GIA
  6. Randy Hall K7AGE recently moved to Gold Beach, Oregon and has released a couple of videos about his new amateur radio shack and workshop
  7. The RSGB have released the presentation given by IARU-R1 President Don Beattie G3BJ to the RSGB Convention in Milton Keynes on October 13 - So what has the IARU ever done for us?
  8. Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about the amateur radio spacecraft LO-94 (DSLWP-B / Longjiang-2) which has been taking pictures from the far-side of the Moon
  9. Earlier this year Ofcom held a public consultation on the UK position for the World Radiocommunications Conference 2019 (#WRC19), now in France the ANFR is carrying out a similar exercise
  10. At the end of Ofcom's Freedom of Information responses is an often overlooked link to a Spectrum Licensing survey on the performance of the licensing team
  11. The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
  12. Another good week although Thursday and Friday were pretty poor. I managed St. Helena, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil, Argentina and loads of Eu. (I even squeezed in the Dominican Republic but that was on 17m.)
  13. The ARRL Contest Branch has announced that participants in the 2019 ARRL RTTY Roundup will be permitted to use the new FT8 protocol, which is part of the WSJT-X software suite
  14. The RSGB has released an interim report - Determination of impact of VDSL interference on the Amateur Radio Service
  15. The SSA reports Swedish DIY retailer Jula has agreed to withdraw an LED lamp that pollutes the RF spectrum causing interference to radio communications