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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio Illegal Drone Transmitters Complaint
The ARRL have made what they describe as an 'extremely urgent complaint' to the FCC, in reference to targeted interference of a series of audio/video transmitters used on unmanned aircraft and marketed as Amateur Radio equipment In a letter to the FCC Spectrum Enforcement Division, ARRL General Counsel Chris Imlay, W3KD, said the transmitters use frequencies intended for navigational aids, air traffic control radar, air route survei...
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio CW Saves Man with Broken Leg
An army reservist who broke his leg on a beach used Morse code with his torch to signal for help. Sgt Tim Robinson was walking on beaches in Seatown, near Lyme Regis in Dorset, UK when he slipped on some seaweed. As it was getting dark, Sgt Robinson, who was visiting from Derbyshire, used his torch to signal "SOS" in Morse code to his wife, more than a mile away. The 54-year-old reservist, who has done three tours in the Middle Eas...
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio Small Changes to Australian Plan
The latest Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan – ARSP 2017 – was published on the Australian Communications and Media Authority’s (ACMA) website on 3 January 2017. Only minimal changes have been made to the previous Spectrum Plan, principally those arising from the outcomes of the 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference – WRC-15. Most of the updates involve changes to Footnotes relating to specific allocations, while relatively ...
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio Ham Radio Club Public Interaction
The Highway Amateur Radio Club had a display at the Watercrest Mall to interact with people about the purpose of the club and to dispel any incorrect preconceived ideas they may have about this hobby. The club was formed in June 1996 following the disbanding of the branches of the South African Radio League to allow for the formation of independent clubs. Media Report - http://highwaymail.co.za/244902/radio-club-interacts-with-the...
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio Ofcom Changes Callsign Policy
Until September 2016 Ofcom would issue lists of unallocated amateur radio call signs to help people select a new call, this has now changed. In December 2016, UK Amateur Radio Operator Mike Lewis wrote to Ofcom asking for a list of available callsigns. “We do not hold a list of call signs that are available. Due to a system change, the assignment of call signs is now done using an algorithm rather than “grabbing” from a l...
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio Management Restructure at HRD
Following recent customer service issues, Ham Radio Deluxe have restructured their management team. ““Ham Radio Deluxe software would have been abandoned in 2011 without Rick’s partnership. Rick’s day-to-day leadership in running the business has contributed to the vitality and functionality of Ham Radio Deluxe.”” — HRD co-owner Dr Michael Carper. Rick Ruhl, a co-owner since buying the code base in 2011 has decided t...
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio RAYNET Supporting Jaywick Evacuation
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio School Wins ARRL Grant - The Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center was one of just four schools to receive an ARRL Education & Technology Program grant  Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center science instructor David Pentecost KC8WEB sent a grant request to the Amateur Radio Relay League seeking funds for amateur radio station equipment with the intent of augmenting the engineering program and attracting interested students into the world of wirel...
The Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center was one of just four schools to receive an ARRL Education & Technology Program grant Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center science instructor David Pentecost KC8WEB sent a grant request to the Amateur Radio Relay League seeking funds for amateur radio station equipment with the intent of augmenting the engineering program and attracting interested students into the world of wireles...
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio Czech Keep 60m Band for 2017
Amateur / Ham Radio Operators in the Czech Republic have received an announcement from the Czech Telecommunication Institute (CTU), granting permission for 60m band for 2017 with no changes from the 2016 allocation. More information - http://60mband.blogspot.ch/2017/01/the-same-60m-band-allocation-in-ok-land.html
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio New Australian 60m Band - Although the updated Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan commences on the first of January – the Australian Communications and Media Authority has many T’s to cross and many I’s to dot before we can begin to use the new 60 metre Amateur band at 5.3 megahertz. The International Telecommunications Union (ITU), at the World Radiocommunication Conference in November 2015 (WRC-15), approved the worldwide allocation of 5351.5 to 536...
Although the updated Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan commences on the first of January – the Australian Communications and Media Authority has many T’s to cross and many I’s to dot before we can begin to use the new 60 metre Amateur band at 5.3 megahertz. The International Telecommunications Union (ITU), at the World Radiocommunication Conference in November 2015 (WRC-15), approved the worldwide allocation of 5351.5 to 5366.5...
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio 10 GHz for 3 Euros - Dutch Amateur / Ham Radio operator Peter Knol PA1SDB has enabled a  10 GHz transmitter with weak software beacon Opera, costing €3. Peter describes how he used the €3 HB100 Miniature Microwave Motion Sensor which is an X-Band Bi-Static Doppler transceiver module. Using the free Opera software and dish antennas he was able to decode the 10 GHz signal at distances up to 32km. Read the article in Google English - http://tinyurl.com/10GHz-...
Dutch Amateur / Ham Radio operator Peter Knol PA1SDB has enabled a 10 GHz transmitter with weak software beacon Opera, costing €3. Peter describes how he used the €3 HB100 Miniature Microwave Motion Sensor which is an X-Band Bi-Static Doppler transceiver module. Using the free Opera software and dish antennas he was able to decode the 10 GHz signal at distances up to 32km. Read the article in Google English - http://tinyurl.com/10G...
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#ham #hamr #amateurr #amateurradio 5 MHz for Ireland - The Irish Radio Transmitters Society have just announced that Irish radio amateurs can use the WRC-15 band of 5.3515 MHz to 5.3665 MHz with immediate effect. No application is necessary and the power limit is 15 watts. More Information - http://ei7gl.blogspot.ie/2016/12/irish-radio-amateurs-gain-secondary.html
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society have just announced that Irish radio amateurs can use the WRC-15 band of 5.3515 MHz to 5.3665 MHz with immediate effect. No application is necessary and the power limit is 15 watts. More Information - http://ei7gl.blogspot.ie/2016/12/irish-radio-amateurs-gain-secondary.html
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