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Qatar will include ham radio in an upcoming 2016 geosat launch More information on the restructuring of the UK ham radio rules Philippine hams once again respond as a typhoon makes landfall W5KUB announces live coverage of the K6H operating event Soon to be space traveler Sarah Brightman starts training in [...]
Thu, Sep 18, 2014
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Canada will proposes world-wide 60 meter ham radio allocation China announces a Lunar circling mission carrying amateur radio Slow Scan television is back on the air from the ISS FCC announces increase in the cost of a United States vanity callsign New Zealand hams to celebrate a major ham radio historical event THIS [...]
Fri, Sep 12, 2014
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Japan space mission to asteroid will carry a ham radio satellite New study challenges the so-called broadband spectrum crunch DXpedition to Navassa Island within the next 18 months AMSAT-NA adds an auction at its upcoming space symposium Pirate radio causing aviation safety concerns in China THIS WEEKS NEWSCAST [...]
Fri, Sep 05, 2014
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A ham radio floater balloon makes two trips around the world IARU Region One official says 23 centimeters is in jeopardy Moldavia joins the CEPT universal licensing system International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend sets a new record Morse sprint will honor the memory of the late Nancy Kott, WZ8C THIS WEEKS NEWSCAST [...]
Fri, Aug 29, 2014
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