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Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. 240 entries have been received so far for the 2019 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend to be held on 17-18 August including two new lights that have not been in the event previously
  2. 14,300 people attended the Ham Radio 2019 event in Friedrichshafen, down from the 15,460 in 2018 and the 17,400 in 2009
  3. The ARRL report on the French proposal to assign 144-146 MHz to the Aeronautical Mobile Service
  4. Murray, WA4DAN, team leader of the 2020 Sable Island DXpedition, has received permission to make a one day trip out to the Sable Island National Park Reserve in preparation for the 2020 DXpedition to the island
  5. On June 22nd, sensors operated by the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization detected an explosion south of Puerto Rico. It was not, however, a nuclear bomb
  6. Ofcom has approved a request from the UK’s main mobile network operators to make technical changes to their spectrum licences, which will support the rollout of ultrafast mobile services
  7. During the IOTA Forum at this year's Ham Radio, Roger G3KMA announced the following six new IOTA groups
  8. The 11th 13 Colonies Special Event will take place from July 1 (13z) until July 8 (04z) with the following calls
  9. The ARRL DX Bulletin reports that the following operations are approved for DXCC credit
  10. Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
  11. Amateur radio satellites were expected to be launched between 0330-0730 GMT on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy STP-2 from LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida
  12. AMSAT News Service bulletin 174 as originally published, omitted one of the candidates for the upcoming AMSAT Board of Directors Election
  13. In recognition of the contribution to Amateur Radio by individuals based in Co. Clare, a decision has been taken by Limerick Radio Club members to change the name to Limerick Clare Amateur Radio Club
  14. Leading up to the 2019 AMSAT 50th Anniversary Space Symposium and General Meeting, to be held in Arlington, VA, October 18 – 20, 2019, AMSAT’s call sign, W3ZM, will operate from all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico
  15. LightSail is a citizen-funded project from The Planetary Society. This cubesat will be propelled solely by sunlight, to Earth orbit. LightSail 2 was scheduled to launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy on June 24, 2019, and we will attempt the first, controlled solar sail flight in Earth orbit