Tuesday, October 29, 2013

CQ-WW-SSB contest entered by GT8IOM

The Island Radio Club had a go at a big contest this week end; great fun was had by all and the results were far better than expected. On a number of occasions it seemed like the World was trying to contact the Isle of Man.

See the story:


Monday, October 28, 2013

Building a TS-990

This is how your next Christmas gift will be built!


Monday, October 21, 2013

The wonders of modern radio (1939 New Zealand)

Here is a nice story about sending greeting via radio in 1939.

Radio 1939

WICEN (Wireless Institute Civil Emergency Network) Australia, called to help in Bush Fire emergency.

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Friday, October 18, 2013

JOTA this weekend (19-20 October 2013)

So that JOTA can enjoy a good weekend on the radio please keep the contest free frequencies available.
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Thursday, October 17, 2013

Previous RSGB manager pays up!

Thanks to the RSGB for this news
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Tuesday, October 08, 2013

AM/SSB for CB users in the UK - OFCOM are thinking about it!

OFCOM wish to consider an EU directive which allows CB users to Tx using AM/SSB.
Frequencies, power etc has already been agreed in Europe and the UK has started to think about allowing it happen legally, possibly some time next year.

Read the OFCOM consultation document:

OFCOM and CB Radio

Remember to reply to the consultation document by 5pm on 8th November 2013.

"I'm gone"

Sunday, October 06, 2013

OFCOM are reviewing the Amateur licence.

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RSGB News Item

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

American FCC shutdown plan when USA Government takes a siesta.

USA Government is shutting down for a time while it has a chat about money.
The communications commission has a plan to shut down many of it's services.

FCC Plan

OFCOM appoints a new head of spectrum management.