The BBC News website is carrying a very interesting item concerning a group of Scottish radio enthusiasts who are celebrating 60 years of continuous production of programmes for broadcast across the world.
Notiser om amatörradio
Industry Canada has accepted an RAC proposal whereby selected Canadian radio amateurs would be permitted to operate in the vicinity of 500 kHz
"With digital technology becoming an integral part of Amateur Radio, hams interested in Emergency Communications now have a new tool to help them take advantage of emerging modes such as Packet Radio APRS, Winlink 2000, IRLP, EchoLink and WIRES-II, D-STAR, APCO25, HF sound card modes and Automatic Link Establishment (ALE)."
This article, which was posted to Automotive DesignLine on 11/7/08, describes how to use software-defined radio (SDR) techniques to receive a number of different standard signals, including:
Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM)
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Terrestrial Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (T-DMB) digital TV
A major VHF DX-pedition to Namibia, that will include operation on a number of VHF bands and modes, is in the final planning stages.
The team will be led by HB9CRQ, one of Europe's top EME operators and will include moonbounce operation on 50, 144, 432 and 1 296 MHz.
After nearly fifty years of near continuous service from the transmitting station at Wrotham in Kent (JO01DH), the two-metre beacon GB3VHF will fall silent towards the end of December 2008
In this edition . . .; The ARRL On-Line Auction: Going Once, Going Twice, GONE!; ARRL VEC Announces Exam Fee Increase; ARRL Audio News ID--Inside the ARRL Lab--BREAK; Richard Garriott, W5KWQ, Back on Terra Firma; ARRL ETP School Gets "Up Close and Personal" with Space; Fred Fish Memorial Award #1 Presented to Lee Fish, K5FF; ARRL Audio News--