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Amateur Radio Newsline Updates

Ham Video system on the ISS is fully commissioned Another shortwave intruder is found in the 40 meter band UK hams petition Ofcom to get back to enforcing the rules Vietnam confirms expanded ham radio spectrum; The Crimea will not count as a new DXCC entity Radio is used to [...]
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
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Hams in the UK about to loose access to some very important UHF spectrum Amateur radio software being used in undersea hunt for a missing 777 jetliner severe weather shutters VK9MT Mellish Reef DXpedition early Article asks why municipalities are not using more ham radio emcomm resources Radio based collision free [...]
Thu, Apr 10, 2014
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Ham radio responds after an earthquake hits northern Chile ARRL tells the FCC that its time to step up Amateur Radio rules enforcement House issues a white paper on certain aspects of the Communications Act WRTC 2014 receives big assist in the form of a Colvin grant FCC tells Congress that it [...]
Fri, Apr 04, 2014
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Ham radio offered transponders on an upcoming geostationary satellite launch Final commissioning of the new Ham TV on the ISS is again delayed United Kingdom hams may get added spectrum on 2 meters FCC grants several experimental licenses in the 70 centimeter band Planning is underway for International Marconi Day A special April 1st report [...]
Thu, Mar 27, 2014
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