24FEB 2024
Amateur Radio

Amateur Radio "Q" Signals

ACP-131 Is the controlling publication for the listing of Q codes and Z codes. It is published by the Combined Communications Electronics Board (CCEB) countries (Australia, New Zealand, Canada, United Kingdom and United States), and revised from time to time. When the meanings of the codes contained…

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14FEB 2024
SDR Ham Radio online

SDR Ham Radio online

SWLing Post contributor, Mehdi, has informed me that his ham radio club has just put a WebSDR online in Iran–perhaps the first in this part of the world. Mehdi notes some of the details about the receiver: [The WebSDR is] installed and operated by our amateur club: EP2C [Perhaps] the first WebSDR in…
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04FEB 2024
Australian Amateur Radio

Australian Amateur Radio

Dial from a transistorized mains operated Calstan radio, circa 1960s. Call signs in Australia are allocated by the Australian Communications and Media Authority and are unique for each broadcast station. The use of callsigns on-air in both radio and television in Australia is optional, so many stations…
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25JAN 2024
Radio Amateurs

Radio Amateurs

The Radio Amateurs Emergency Network , also known as RAYNET , is a British national voluntary communications service provided by amateur radio operators. It was formed in 1953 and exists to supplement national communication channels in the event of an emergency. History [edit] The idea of RAYNET came…
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15JAN 2024
Amateur Radio videos

Amateur Radio videos

The Ask Dave videos answer your questions about ham radio. This episode covers the processes of organizing, training, and equipping prior to deployment of you and your ham radio equipment. The time to prepare to help in an emergency is … Continue reading → The Ask Dave series answers your questions about amateur radio, with emphasis on those posed by newcomers to the hobby…

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05JAN 2024
Amateur Radio Satellites

Amateur Radio Satellites

After being postponed several times, nine Chinese satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads were launched on September 19 at 2300 UTC, separating from the Long March launch vehicle about 15 minutes later. China Amateur Satellite Group CAMSAT CEO Alan Kung, BA1DU, has said that four of the microsatellites and two of the CubeSats included in the launch have been designated as…

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26DEC 2023
Ham Radio propagation Report

Ham Radio propagation Report

Solar activity can aid or hamper HF propagation beyond line-of-sight range. Many information sources can help us keep up with solar conditions. This month, ARRL Laboratory Technician Mike Gruber, WA1SVF, assisted by Senior Technical Editor Dean Straw, N6BV, answers some questions about how Ol Sol influences the propagation of radio signals. I ve only been on the air on HF…

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16DEC 2023
Amateur Radio Logging

Amateur Radio Logging

HamLog is an amateur radio logging and tools application. It maintains past contacts in chronological order giving the user the ability to quickly add new and edit existing contacts. It is meant for use when operating portable from the field or mobile (drive safe!). It does a lot more than just logging, see the list below. HamLog supports iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. I try…

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