Tag: India

HAM radio enthusiasts reunite Lucknow woman with her family (India)

Kolkata: A group of HAM radio enthusiasts united a Lucknow woman who had got estranged from her family on Monday. The woman Sikha Sharma was spotted at Shyamnagar radio station on Monday morning in drowsy condition and was initially unable to tell anything about her whereabouts. HAM radio operator Somnath Adhikary representing West Bengal Radio […]

via the ARRL: Pirates on the Air!

QST “How’s DX?” and The Daily DX Editor Bernie McClenny, W3UR, said that someone in southern Europe has been pirating several call signs on CW. These include VU2TS — a call sign issued to a ham in Karnataka State in India, the ITU Headquarters club station call sign 4U1ITU (at a time when 4U1ITU was […]

Soon, a satellite that tracks ships (India)

Students belonging to engineering colleges in the city and state are developing a satellite which can track ship movements and prevent collision of ships. The Student Satellite (STUDSAT-2) which is currently being developed by a consortium of colleges and to be launched by ISRO will carry an Automatic Identification System (AIS) for ship tracking payload. […]

via the ARRL: Tiny “Sprite” Satellites Deployed, Transmitting on 70 Centimeters

According to Scientific American, six tiny “Sprite” satellites, each consisting of a 4-gram circuit board but packed with electronics, were deployed in late June. The Sprites are the brainchild of Zac Manchester, KD2BHC, whom Scientific American interviewed for the article. The Sprites went into low-Earth orbit as secondary payloads on the Latvian Venta and Italian […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #950

This Week in Amateur Radio #950 Week of May 13, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR950 Running Time: 1:03:14 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #950 with a release and air date of Saturday, May 13, 2017. This weeks program was produced and edited by George […]

Telecommunications Ministry in India Orders Halt to Online Transceiver Sales

The Mumbai Mirror in India reports that a complaint by radio amateurs has prompted the Telecommunications Ministry to order online purveyors, including eBay and Amazon, to stop selling wireless transmitting equipment. According to the newspaper, a group of hams wrote the Wireless Advisor in the Telecommunications Ministry last fall to warn that online sales of […]

No more online sale of wireless radios (India)

Decision comes from Centre as unlicensed equipment could leave law enforcement agencies vulnerable. Following a complaint by a group of ham radio operators that wireless equipment being sold online on e-commerce sites can pose a serious national security threat, the union Telecommunications ministry has now ordered the ecommerce websites to stop selling wireless equipments online […]

Ham Radio Club in India Reunites Lost, Injured Pilgrims and Travelers with Families

For the past 24 years, members of India’s West Bengal Radio Club (WBRC) have helped to reunite lost or injured individuals, many of them pilgrims attending the Ganga Sagar Mela festival each January. The Ganga Sagar fair and pilgrimage, held on Sagar Island’s southern tip in the Ganges Delta on the Bay of Bengal, attracts […]

India lofts a record 104 spacecraft on a single rocket

An Indian rocket deployed 104 spacecraft into orbit 300 miles above Earth on Tuesday, the largest pack of satellites ever launched on a single booster. The satellites from India, the United States, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Israel, Kazakhstan and the United Arab Emirates will take pictures of planet Earth, monitor the environment, validate new technologies, and […]

UAE nanosatellite to launch this month

The Nayif-1 nanosatellite will be launched between February 14-25 if all goes well logistically, according to officials at the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre and the American University of Sharjah. Teams from both institutions are currently working on preparing the ground station, located at AUS, which will operate the satellite after it launches on a […]

Woman HAM operator all set to swing into action with her team (India)

Following news that cyclone Vardah will cross south Andhra Pradesh coast, the weather department issued an alert to fishermen and the Nellore district administrations along the south coastal Andhra asked the Revenue, Panchayat Raj and Irrigation department officials to remain in the headquarters and prepare for contingency measures. Sadineni Yamini, a young entrepreneur from Guntur […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio # 925/926

Edition # 925/926 – Release date: Saturday, November 26, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for combined Editions #925/926 with a release and air date of Saturday, November 26, 2016. This week’s edition is anchored […]

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