Amateur Radio News

UK/EI DX CW Contest 22-23 April 2017

The UK/EI DX CW Contest takes place from 1200Z Saturday 22nd April 2017 until 1200z Sunday 23rd April 2017. Rules for the contest can be found at 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 […]

Maritime Radio Day 2017 14th & 15th April

Maritime Radio Day takes place annually on the anniversary of the days on which the Titanic sunk MRD activity will be from 1200 GMT 14th April until 2200 GMT 15th April There will be a lot of EU traffic on MRD, mainly on 20, 40 and 80. On 20m the most common calling frequency is […]

IOTA EU-008 Isle of Islay GS3PYE/P

Members of the Camb-Hams once again plan to be active as GS3PYE/P, this time from the Isle of Islay between May 6th-12th.

Clubs & Groups Membership of EURAO

EURAO – the European Radio Amateurs’ Organisation – has intruduced a new class of membership for clubs and groups. Local radio clubs and specialised Amateur Radio groups around the world are important. For this reason, EURAO has created the membership category Clubs&Groups in order that they can provide the following EURAO collective services to ALL their members: […]

Death of Mr Radio Shack Bernie Appel

Legendary tech merchant Bernie Appel, who was instrumental in building RadioShack into an iconic national tech chain in the USA, died on Sunday 2nd April 2017 at the age of 85 from congestive heart failure.

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