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Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. IARU Region 1 Depleting Reserves

    A paper by IARU Region 1 President, Don Beattie G3BJ, for the Landshut Conference in September notes "The longer term financial outlook for Region 1 is poor"
  2. YOTA 2017 teams asked for ISS contact questions

    The RSGB reports YOTA teams across the world have been invited to submit questions for the planned contact with the International Space Station during YOTA 2017
  3. Sacramento Valley Section Official Observer Coordinator Norm Lucas, WB6RVR (SK)

    ARRL Sacramento Valley Section Official Observer Coordinator (OOC) Norm Lucas, WB6RVR, died on June 19, after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 67. Lucas had been an OO since 1989 and OOC since 2003
  4. Automotive industry embraces DAB+ radio

    At the 2017 WorldDAB Automotive event in Munich, speakers from automotive manufacturers, regulators and the broadcast industry gathered to discuss the growing adoption of DAB radio in the car
  5. NASA prepares for total solar eclipse

    For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and NASA is preparing to share this experience of a lifetime on Aug. 21
  6. Norwegian national FM networks continue shutdowns

    On June 16, P4 and Radio Norway shut down FM transmitters in Telemark, Buskerud, Hedmark and Oppland. Public broadcaster NRK had already done so, on April 26
  7. Radio hams aim to hone skills

    Faribault Daily News reports an amateur radio club hopes to hone skills and inspire hobbyists in annual field day
  8. First cubesat from Chile

    June 22, the first Chilean cubesat launched from India
  9. Jellyfish-shaped 'space lightning' sighted over Europe

    We all know what comes out of the bottom of a thunderstorm: lightning. But do you know what comes out of the top?
  10. DX News from the ARRL

    The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
  11. Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

    Yet another good week but there are strong signs that the bubble has burst, only 30 spots in the last 12 hours
  12. ARISS SSTV Commemorative Activity mid-July

    Special Slow Scan Television (SSTV) transmissions are expected to be made from the International Space Station on 145.800 MHz FM around the weekend of July 15
  13. Rosemary C. Harold to lead FCC Enforcement Bureau

    FCC Chair Ajit Pai has announced that he intends to appoint Rosemary C. Harold to serve as chief of the Enforcement Bureau
  14. Amateur Radio needs young people

    The West Chester Amateur Radio Association (WCARA) is making a concerted effort to engage local youth
  15. Ham Club PR with Scott Westerman W9WSW

    ARRL Public Relations Committee Chair Scott Westerman, W9WSW, talks with ARRL Media and Public Relations Manager Sean Kutzko, KX9X, at Hamvention 2017