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[l] at 11/14/19 10:34am
On October 7, 8 and 9, 2019, the University of New Brunswick’s (UNB) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and CubeSat NB hosted the first of three Preliminary Design Review (PDR) meetings for the Canadian CubeSat Project initiated by the … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Canada, CubeSat, Ham Radio]

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[l] at 11/10/19 10:00am
The RSGB have released a report on days 9 and 10 of the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019. The report covers Satellites, HF (7 MHz), a proposed 50 … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, satellites, WRC-19]

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[l] at 11/5/19 3:32pm
The RSGB have posted an update on activities at the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference during Tuesday, November 5. A somewhat difficult start to the day’s proceedings began with another AI-10 Proposal being introduced for WRC-23 – protecting RNSS (Galileo etc) … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Galileo, Ham Radio, satellite, WRC-19]

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[l] at 11/4/19 12:58pm
The 3rd PocketQube Satellite Workshop, hosted by Alba Orbital, was held September 5-6, 2019, in Glasgow. Talks given at the event are now available on YouTube. Among the presenters were: • Stuart Robinson GW7HPW, $50SAT Team • Julian Fernandez EA4HCD, … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, PocketQube, satellite]

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[l] at 11/1/19 10:45am
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, November 1, 2019 – Week 1 of the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference saw agreement reached on several issues on which discussions prior to the conference had revealed consensus. Those were the easy ones; the rest will be … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, ITU, satellite, WRC-19]

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[l] at 10/21/19 12:22pm
Videos of the presentations given at the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium, which was held as part of the RSGB Convention in Milton Keynes, October 12-13, 2019, are being made available on YouTube. A recent release is the talk on the … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Es'hail-2, Geostationary, Ham Radio, QO-100, satellite]

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[l] at 10/21/19 12:01pm
NASA highlight the role of amateur radio in letting young people speak directly with astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station: An ARISS contact takes place as a part of a comprehensive suite of education activities. To prepare for … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, ARISS, Ham Radio, ISS]

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[l] at 10/19/19 7:46am
Brazilian radio amateurs participated in a Science Fair at Gonçalves Dias School, Boa Vista on October 16, 2019. Paulo PV8DX and Alisson PR7GA used basic concepts of physics and geography when explaining amateur radio to the students. As well as … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Fitter Message, FUNcube, Ham Radio, satellite, STEM]

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[l] at 10/15/19 9:33am
Videos of the presentations given at the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium, which was held as part of the RSGB Convention in Milton Keynes, October 12-13, 2019, are being made available on YouTube. The first of the videos is the fascinating … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, satellite, WUSAT-3]

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[l] at 10/11/19 4:28pm
The AMSAT-UK Colloquium takes place this weekend in Milton Keynes and the talks will be streamed live to a global audience. The talks will start at 09:30 am BST (08:30 GMT) on Saturday, October 12, and can be viewed at … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, satellite]

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[l] at 10/6/19 3:30pm
Russian cosmonauts are expected to activate Slow Scan Television (SSTV) image transmissions on 145.800 MHz FM from the International Space Station on Wednesday/Thursday, October 9/10. This is the schedule for the planned activation of the MAI-75 SSTV activity from the … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, ISS, SSTV]

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[l] at 10/6/19 10:41am
The 20th General Assembly of IARU Region 2 in Lima Peru ended on Wednesday, October 3, 2019. Participating in the Assembly were a total of twenty member societies, fifteen of them present and the other five participating via proxy, as … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, IARU, satellite]

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[l] at 10/4/19 9:06am
Spain’s national amateur radio society URE reports that amateurs will be allowed to use 2,400.050 to 2,409.500 MHz for QO-100 (Es’hail-2) geostationary satellite contacts until Dec 26, 2020. A translation of the URE post says: At the request of the … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Es'hail-2, Geostationary, Ham Radio, QO-100, satellite]

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[l] at 10/3/19 7:09am
An International Space Station ARISS school contact has been planned between astronaut Drew Morgan KI5AAA and participants at Bampton School, Bampton, United Kingdom on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 12:51 GMT, which is 1:51 PM BST. The contact between GB4BPS … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, ARISS, Bampton School, Ham Radio, ISS]

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[l] at 10/2/19 6:43am
Young people at Bampton School in Devon will get an opportunity to use amateur radio to talk to an astronaut on the International Space Station on Tuesday, October 8. The school has tweeted: “The news we’ve all been waiting for: … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, ARISS, Bampton School, Ham Radio, ISS]

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[l] at 9/29/19 3:19pm
Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, AMSAT VP Operations has received a request from amateurs involved with emergency communications in the Azores, requesting we forego L/v operation on AO-92 this week. AMSAT News Service reports: Hurricane Lorenzo is expected to pass through the … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, AO-92, CubeSat, Ham Radio, hurricane, Lorenzo]

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[l] at 9/28/19 5:02am
E-members of AMSAT-UK can now download the Autumn 2019 edition of OSCAR News, issue 227, here. The paper edition should be sent to postal members in 2-3 weeks. In this issue: • From the Secretary’s Keyboard • Editors welcome • … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, satellite]

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[l] at 9/13/19 3:29pm
Mark M5BOP reports the complete set of amateur radio technical talks from this year’s Martlesham Microwave Round Table is now available to watch on YouTube. Videos of these MMRT 2019 talks are available: • Practical GNUradio – Heather Lomond M0HMO … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Es'hail-2, Geostationary, Ham Radio, Martlesham, QO-100, satellite]

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[l] at 9/13/19 10:20am
Students at the Villanova University College of Engineering started a CubeSat Club in the fall of 2018 and have since got their amateur radio licenses. The university website reports: A CubeSat is a nanosatellite—a small, lightweight satellite that is cheaper … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, CubeSat, Ham Radio, STEM, Villanova]

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[l] at 9/13/19 8:45am
Taurus-1 (Jinniuzuo-1) carrying an amateur radio FM to Codec-2 transponder was launched on a CZ-4B rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center on Thursday, September 12 at 0326 GMT. Taurus-1 is a CubeSat project developed by Aerospace System Engineering Research … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Codec-2, Codec2, CubeSat, Ham Radio, Taurus-1]

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[l] at 9/12/19 3:39pm
The IARU Region 3 Directors meeting was held in Tokyo September 2-3. A modified interim Region 3 bandplan was approved which included an Amateur-Satellite Service allocation in the 15m band. The Chairman of IARU Region 3 directors, Wisnu Widjaja YBØAZ … Continue reading →

[Category: Daily Updates, Amateur Radio, Ham Radio, satellite]

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