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Malaysia shows its support of ham radio emergency communications Unidentified German ham takes on Russian military communications Japan announces a deep space satellite missions New DMR experiments take place down – under Space junk turns out to be a new Russian satellite THIS WEEKS NEWSCAST Script Audio [...]
Thu, Nov 20, 2014
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FCC reverses revokes the amateur license of a convicted sex offender ARRL asks FCC to continue issuing paper amateur license documents Permanent access to 60 meters moves a bit closer for hams in Argentina 4M Lunar fly-by transponder goes QRT More non-ham intruders hit the amateur radio bands Radio helps capture first light that gives [...]
Fri, Nov 14, 2014
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China carried 4M ham radio Moon fly-by returns The latest on sunspot activity and links to videos Australian hams to keep access to the 3.5 Gigahertz band Modernized Loran returns to United Kingdom shipping ports ARISS now accepting proposals for school contacts in 2015 BBC announces the Genome Project for cataloging its own past THIS WEEKS [...]
Fri, Nov 07, 2014
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Ham radio payloads lost in a Orbital Sciences Antares launch mishap Indonesia hams may play a part in that nations Ebola prevention plan Islands on the Air program to freeze all actions involving the Crimea Flea power pico balloon launched down-under is heard in the USA Sunspot AR2192 says goodbye by [...]
Fri, Oct 31, 2014
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