Tag: UHF

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #939

This Week in Amateur Radio #939   Week of February 25, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR939 Running Time: 1:12:16 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #939 with a release and air date of Saturday, February 25, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by Andre Wald, […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #938

This Week in Amateur Radio #938 Week of February 18, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR938 Running Time: 1:18:13 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #938 with a release and air date of Saturday, February 18, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #937

This Week in Amateur Radio #937 Week of February 11, 2017 DOWNLOAD HERE: http://bit.ly/TWIAR937 Running Time: 59:17 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #937 with a release and air date of Saturday, February 11, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by Don Hulick, K2ATJ, […]

Peak communications body ACMA reverses decision ruling thousands of CB radio sets illegal

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has reversed its decision to make 40 channel UHF radios illegal from June 2017. It is estimated there are thousands of UHF, or citizens band (CB) radios on farms and in trucks, caravans and businesses throughout Australia. Upgrading to 80 channel radios was going to cost some businesses […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #936

This Week in Amateur Radio #936 DOWNLOAD HERE: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR936HAM Running Time: 1:13:45 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for Edition #936 with a release and air date of Saturday, February 04, 2017. This weeks edition is anchored by  Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Will Rogers, K5WLR, Fred Fittee, […]

Special Call Signs to Mark 50th Anniversary of First France-to-US EME Contact:

To mark the 50th anniversary of the first France-to-US EME (moonbounce) contact, special call signs TM8DO (for F8DO) and TM1BF (for F6BEG, then F1BF) will be on the air from February 4 until February 11 on 2-meter and 70-centimeter 144 MHz EME using JT65. The original contact was between Marius Cousin, F8DO, in Dracé, France, […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #935

This Week in Amateur Radio #935 DOWNLOAD HERE: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR935HAM Running Time: 1:11:45 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for combined Editions #935 with a release and air date of Saturday, January 28, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Don Hulick, […]

PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #934

This Week in Amateur Radio #934 DOWNLOAD HERE: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR934HAM Running Time: 1:14:30Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This is for combined Editions #934 with a release and air date of Saturday, January 21, 2017.This weeks edition is anchored by Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Wil Rogers, K5WLR, and […]

Chinese, Turkish Amateur Radio Satellites Near Launch Dates

China’s CAMSAT is reported to be working closely with a Beijing government aerospace contractor to build two microsatellites with Amateur Radio linear transponders — CAS-4A and CAS-4B. Each spacecraft will carry a 70-centimeter/2-meter (U/V) 100 mW SSB/CW linear transponder, a 2-meter CW 50 mW telemetry beacon, and an AX.25 4.8 kbps GMSK 100 mW telemetry […]

via the RSGB: FUNcube-3 goes live

The EO-79/FUNcube-3 satellite has transitioned to amateur radio service, now that its primary mission has been completed. AMSAT-UK and AMSAT-NL have announced that the FUNcube U/V transponder has been activated with a regular schedule. Due to power budget constraints, the transponder cannot operate 24/7, so an orbit-specific schedule has been developed. The transponder will commence […]

This Week in Amateur Radio #924

Edition # 924 – Release date: Saturday, November 12, 2016 This podcast is suitable for air on amateur radio frequencies. Download here: https://archive.org/details/TWIAR924HAM Here are the stories making news … This Week in Amateur Radio: Amateur Radio “Uniquely Situated” to be at Leading Edge Again, Conferees Told “Noisy Electronics” Have Increased HF, VHF Noise Floors […]

UBAKUSAT to carry ham radio transponder

Turkey’s 3U CubeSat UBAKUSAT carrying an amateur radio 145/435 MHz SSB/CW transponder is planned to be deployed from the ISS in 2017 The linear transponder is almost the same as that on the TURKSAT-3USAT which was launched on April 26, 2013. The satellite is being developed by Istanbul Technical University, Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics, […]

ARISS Packet System on Board the ISS Switched to UHF

Due to the recent failure of the Ericsson VHF radio in the ISS Columbus module, the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) APRS packet system that normally operates 145.825 MHz has not been available. Crew member Shane Kimbrough, KE5HOD, has activated an ARISS UHF radio that had been in storage on the ISS, […]

via HACKADAY: HFSat and The All-HF Amateur Radio Satellite Transponder

One facet of the diverse pursuit that is amateur radio involves the use of amateur radio satellites. These have a long history stretching back to the years shortly after the first space launches, and have been launched as “piggy-back” craft using spare capacity on government and commercial launches. Though a diverse range of payloads have […]

630 Meter Special Event Set for Mid-November

Participants in the ARRL WD2XSH 630-meter experiment, Canadian radio amateurs, and members of the Maritime Radio Historical Society (MRHS) will participate in a special event on Sunday, November 13 (UTC) on 630 meters (the evening of Saturday, November 12, in US time zones). The event will commemorate the Berlin Treaty of 1906 that made 500 […]

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