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Europe Day on the Air – May 9th

Schuman Declaration of 9 May 1950 and Europe Day Five years after the end of World War II, the then French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman presented a plan for a new form of political cooperation in Europe, which would make war between Europe’s nations unthinkable. Schuman’s proposal is considered to be the beginning of what is now the […]

UKEI DX CW Contest February 22nd-23rd

The aim of these contests is to promote contacts between stations in the U.K. and Ireland (UK/EI) and stations in the rest of the world (DX). All UK and EI contesters, including those with modest stations and antennas, will experience the fun of being a ‘Multiplier’ in a worldwide contest. There are long periods in […]

BREXIT – how does it affect Amateur Radio

At 23:00 hours today 31st January the United Kingdom takes the first step in leaving the European Union. How will this affect Amateur Radio and Radio Amateurs? In terms of Amateur Radio licencing the departure of the UK from the EU will have no effect at all since licencing is a matter for local governments […]

WSPR and APRS Buoy

On Thursday, January 30 at 1400 GMT AMSAT Argentina were scheduled to deploy a WSPR and APRS drifting Buoy in the South Atlantic Seas 100 km offshore the Mar del Plata coast, seeking east aiming currents and winds. The WSPR beacon will run 900 mW on 14095.6 kHz with the call sign LU7AA. The APRS beacon, […]

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