Friday, July 31, 2015

Complete list of licenced German Amateur Radio callsigns.

The following information leads you to a 790 page PDF file of all German Amateurs. This link has been made available by CQ-DATV who have a free and very interesting magazine.

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Sunday, July 26, 2015

American FCC Shows No Mercy, Sustains $22,000 Fine for Egregious On-Air Behavior by Michigan Licensee

Not operating Amateur Radio equipment in line with the law can be a very expensive matter!

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Thanks to ARRL for this information

Intermediate licence holder NoVs to be withdrawn

Only full British/UK licence holders will be able to apply for NoVs says OFCOM.

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Friday, July 24, 2015

DMR Radio

DMR repeaters are coming to the Island, if you need to learn some more about this technology here is a nice long video which talks about many aspects of this topic (over 1hr long).

Learn about DMR

RSGB Contest news

Are you up to date with the latest contest information, here is the latest news from the RSGB:

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Many thanks to RSGB for this information.

Monday, July 06, 2015

AT150ITU will be celebrationg 150 years of the ITU

Various VU radio amateurs will be signing AT15Ă˜ITU on air from April through December 2015 on all the HF bands on various modes. 
Listen out for stations from India celebrating this event.

IARU HF World Championship - 11-12 July 2015

Contact the World next weekend.

IARU HF World Championship

To contact as many other amateurs, especially IARU member society HQ stations, around the world as possible using the 160, 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meter bands.

The second full weekend of July, beginning 1200 UTC Saturday and ending 1200 UTC Sunday. Both Single and Multi operator stations may operate the entire 24-hour period.

Log Submission Deadline
Entries must be postmarked or emailed no later than 30 days after the end of the contest . Entries sent as attachments to email must be sent to
By submitting a log to the IARU HF World Championships, the entrant agrees the log may be open to the public.

 A certificate will be awarded to the high scoring entry in each category in each ITU zone, each DXCC country and each ARRL Section.
A certificate of participation will be awarded to each IARU member society HQ station and to each Administrative Council and Regional Executive Committee station.
Achievement level awards will be issued to those making at least 250 QSOs or having a multiplier total of 75 or more.
Additional awards may be made at the discretion of each country’s IARU member society.

For more information, visit the ARRL IARU HF Championship page.