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Worked All UK Postcodes – VHF/UHF Award launching January

Worked all Postcodes is a new award aimed at stimulating vhf and uhf activity throughout the UK. The challenge is simple – Work as many UK postcodes as possible Maximum Power 10 watts RF output Any Mode 70MHz (4 metres) 144MHz (2 Metres) 430MHz (70 cms) 1296MHz (23 cms) This is for fun and designed to […]

VHF-UHF-SHF Weak Signal Day conference October 13th

On 13th October 2018 DKARS will hold their third VHF-UHF-SHF Weak Signal Day, at Astron / Camras located near the town of Lhee in the Netherlands This day aims to bring together Radio Amateurs interested in weak signal communications in order to give an impetus to this activity on the air. In addition to a […]

Zello on Southern Ireland Repeater Network

Zello, regarded by most as an IP network with some questioning it’s Amateur Radio credentials, has now taken a step which starts to place it alongside Echolink. The Zello network has now been connected to the extensive Southern Ireland Repeater Network. Licenced Radio Amateurs can access the repeater network via Zello but will first require […]

EI0MAR – Kingstown Regatta Centenary – Sat 21st July

In the late 19th century the Kingstown Regatta yacht race was a big annual social event in Dublin, Ireland (then part of the United Kingdom).  Kingstown is today known as Dún Laoghaire (anglicised pronunciation Dunleary) Wireless telegraphy was in its infancy when in July 1898 the Dublin Express newspaper invited Marconi to set up a […]

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