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Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. The GQRP Club has decided to see what support there would be for an online QRP Convention this year to replace the event which would have been hold in England on September 5th and 6th
  2. RSGB Board Director Mike Bruce M0ITI was interviewed by Darryl Morris about amateur radio and the RSGB on the nationwide broadcaster Talk Radio
  3. Local radio amateurs have been keeping active during lockdown by meeting up on the air each morning, checking that everyone is in good health, and chatting about who else around the world they have been contacting
  4. The SWLing Post reports on the PTT confirmation tones used by astronauts in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs
  5. The RSGB reports BBC Wiltshire's Graham Seaman interviewed Andy Henley 2E1GQX from the Chippenham and District Amateur Radio Club
  6. Citizen scientists have discovered a new form of upper atmospheric lightning: The Green Ghost
  7. In May 2020, New Zealand's Auction for short-term, early access rights in the 3.5 GHz band for 5G services (Auction 20) was cancelled. This was due to the constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, a direct allocation process will be undertaken
  8. We are used to seeing shots from TV news helicopters every day, they are part of the backdrop to life in the 21st century. But so often we hear them overlaid with studio commentary, so it’s interesting to hear that their raw audio contains telemetry
  9. Randy, N0TG, reports: "Many have asked about the impact COVID-19 could have to the Sable Island DXpedition scheduled for October
  10. With one month to go before 2020 ARRL Field Day, June 27-28th, the ARRL Programs and Services Committee (PSC) has adopted two temporary rule waivers for the event
  11. The RSGB has announced that bookings for online Foundation exams, that people can take in their own homes, resumes today, Monday, June 1
  12. Extra Class Exam Questions – Part 3 Rules pertaining to automatic and remote control; band-specific regulations; operating in, and communicating with foreign countries; spurious emission standards; HF modulation index limit; bandwidth definition
  13. The Royal Air Force Air Cadets are pleased to announce that back by demand the next Exercise Blue Ham will be held on the MoD 5MHz (Shared) Band over the weekend of 6 and 7th June 20
  14. An on-air gathering over the 6 and 7 June weekend will offer a further opportunity for stay-at-home stations and radio amateurs to share greetings in a contest-like framework
  15. In this video, the Voice of America's Mike O’Sullivan reports, there’s a resurgence in amateur or 'ham' radio, a hobby that connects people from all walks of life, wherever they are in the world.