MIR-SAT1, Mauritius first satellite to be launched on 3 June 2021

June 1, 2021

Space in Africa reports that Mauritius’ first satellite, MIR-SAT1, is booked to be dispatched on Thursday, 3 June, locally available a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket dispatching the CRS2 SpX-22 mission to the International Space Station at 5:29 PM (UTC). MIR-SAT1 (Mauritius Imagery and Radio – Satellite 1) was planned by a group of Mauritian Engineers […]

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EASAT-2 and Hades launch delayed again

June 1, 2021

EASAT-2 and Hades, the interchanges satellites for radio novices worked by AMSAT-EA, won’t be dispatched in June with SpaceX as arranged, as the FAA (the American Aviation Administration) has dismissed the permit to the integrator Momentus Space, On whose orbital exchange vehicle Vigoride was to be mounted the AlbaPOD ejector from Alba Orbital, inside which […]

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Linking La Crosse, Wisconsin and Ireland via Amateur Radio

June 1, 2021

La Crosse is a city on the Mississippi River, in western Wisconsin in the USA and this year in mid-August they will hold their sixteenth yearly Irish fest. What’s distinctive this year is that beginner radio is being brought into the program and the Riverland Amateur Radio Club is giving a solicitation to Irish novice […]

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Italy Special Event by U1GSC Amateur Radio Club

June 1, 2021

Individuals from the 4U1GSC Amateur Radio Club are currently dynamic as 4U29MAY from the UN Global Service Center in Brindisi, Italy, until June 30th. Action is to observe “Worldwide Day of UN Peace-managers” (May 29th) [http://www.un.org/en/occasions/peacekeepersday/]. They trust that the ’29MAY’ addition will help you to remember this day when they honor more than 4,000 […]

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Public invited to watch ham radio operators in action

May 26, 2021

The Madison County Amateur Radio Club will participate in a national emergency communications preparedness exercise on June 26-27. Known as Field Day, the exercise involves setting up and operating emergency radio communications using amateur (ham) radio to communicate with similar operations throughout the country. The club will conduct its Field Day operations at the Deercreek […]

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Portable Power Stations for Ham Radio

May 5, 2021

Portable power stations are the smaller, lesser-known cousin of generators and in Ham Radio power is everything. But when considering a portable power station you need to considered factors such as battery life, wattage, power output, the type of charging port (at least one USB port was a must!) the power station offered and more. […]

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Short waves and the Radio Amateur: Hams have a right to be proud of this hobby.

May 4, 2021

In the early day of radio, it was thought that only long-wave radio transmissions could travel long distances, and so radio amateurs – Know as ‘Hams’ – were allowed to broadcast short-wave transmissions. However, to the amazement of the professionals, it was found that short-wave transmission could be received over long distances. The usefulness of […]

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Amateur Radio Qualification, You Can Learn From The Comfort Of Your Sofa.

April 27, 2021

The COVID-19 crisis has forced education systems worldwide to find alternatives to face-to-face instruction. As a result, online teaching and learning have been used by teachers and students on an unprecedented scale. Since lockdowns – either massive or localized – may be needed again in the future to respond to new waves of the infection […]

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Why you should get your Ham Radio License?

April 26, 2021

With most of us leading super busy lives, the idea of volunteer with your local amateur radio club – giving your time and energy to a cause without financial reward – may seem an impossible task. I mean, how can we fit anything else into our already jam-packed schedules? However, volunteering in ham radio is important […]

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Used Ham Gear For Sale: Craigslist Isn’t the Place to Buy.

April 26, 2021

Beyond the fact that sites like Craigslist generally are riddled with scams and advertisers, it’s important to for the most part understand where actually your used amateur radio kind of is coming from—it’s a sort of essential piece of equipment and must really be reliable if it’s going to mostly be used for emergency communication […]

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