Alex Colpitts, VE9LEX (left) and RAC Atlantic Director Dave Goodwin, VE9CB. Photo courtesy of UNB and Cameron Fitch. It is with great pleasure that RAC Atlantic Director Dave Goodwin, VE9CB and Scholarship Chair Bill Unger, VE3XT, announce the awarding of a $500 scholarship to Alex Colpitts, VE9LEX, on behalf of all Radio Amateurs of Canada […]
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The following news report is courtesy of Southgate Amateur Radio News: Sweden’s International Amateur Radio Union’s member-society, Föreningen Sveriges Sändareamatörer (known as the SSA), reports that the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (PTS) is planning to introduce new Amateur Radio regulations on November 1, 2018. The current rules for Amateur Radio came into force in […]
The following news item is courtesy of the American Radio Relay League: https://www.arrl.org/news/arrl-requests-expanded-hf-privileges-for-technician-licensees The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand HF privileges for Technician licensees to include limited phone privileges on 75, 40, and 15 metres, plus RTTY and digital mode privileges on 80, 40, 15, and 10 metres. […]
The following information is courtesy of the Radio Society of Great Britain: https://rsgb.org/main/operating/licensing-novs-visitors/special-event-stations/world-thinking-day-on-the-air/ World Thinking Day on the Air is organized by The Guide Association on the third full weekend in February. The founder of the Guide movement, Lord Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide both celebrated their birthday on February […]
Scott Tilley, VE7TIL, of Roberts Creek, British Columbia has been in the news a lot lately. In the American Radio Relay League’s issue of The ARRL Letter on February 1, 2018, News Editor Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, wrote the following in an article about Scott: Canadian Radio Amateur Finds Resurrected NASA Satellite https://www.arrl.org/arrlletter?issue=2018-02-01#toc09 “When he’s not on […]
A package of two satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads has been deployed into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a collaborative Texas A and M and University of Texas at Austin research effort. Built by Texas A and M students, AggieSat4 (AGS4) will release UT’s Bevo-2 CubeSat in about a month, […]