Stay at Home Campaign

Due to the pandemic, we would like to take this opportunity to remind all of our members to remain at home as much as possible. This will hopefully give healthcare front line staff and appropriately trained emergency volunteers a better chance to fight the spread of this disease.
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6 GHZ band Unlicensed

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has decided to approve the frequencies for unlicensed usage on the 6GHz band in order to enable operation for a proposed WiFi 6E standard. Until now this was a section of the spectrum in the USA which was used for licensed-only operations by entities such as telephone companies and utilities or cable TV relay links used by news broadcasters as mobile liRead More…

New Seal for the FCC

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is set to move to new offices and plans to change their seal to commemorate this event. FCC announced its move last year. The regulators new seal will be soon appearing on the agency’s website as well as its stationery, business cards and other materials.According to a recent FCC press release, this design pays tribute to various communications technologRead More…

YONIQ – MMSSTV Software Version Update

The popular MMSSTV slow-scan television (SSTV) software is now available in an updated version. Eugenio Fernández, EA1ADA, has introduced YONIQ, which he calls a modern version of MMSSTV. “We are excited to finally be able to offer the entire radio community the revamped MMSSTV with the nickname YONIQ also in English,” he said. YONIQ is available in English and Spanish. The softwRead More…

Worked All Britain 70MHz

Worked All Britain 70MHz contest will take place 10th May 2020, from 1000 to 1400 UTC. Entries need to be with the contest manager by the 20th of May. Required exchange consists of signal report, serial number and WAB square. Full details of the rules and entry methods are at www.worked-all-britain.org.uk. Please note that no club or multiple operator entries will be accepted from mobRead More…

GB1VE – Fort Purbrook

Fort Purbrook Amateur Radio Club is activating GB1VE over this weekend, ending today, the 10th of May. Activity will be carried out the homes of from six members. Two stations will be on HF voice, always on different bands, another on HF CW, one on HF data modes, one on 6m or 2m or 70cm and, finally, one on 4m and Oscar-100. Full details are made available by the club on QRZ.com.
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