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Ham radio youth camp at Kvarnberget

The Swedish National Amateur Radio Society SSA reports a Youth Camp was held the weekend of June 17
Initially, the impressive antenna park, which includes beverage antennas, was shown a three-element Yagi antenna for the 80-meter band, quad antennas and short-wave log-time antennas, as well as VHF antennas and upwards in frequency almost as far as you can imagine

Tonfisk åter längs svenska kusten

Under sensommaren förra året observerades stora stim av blåfenad tonfisk längs Skagerrak, Kattegatt och Bohuskusten. Det är första gången på årtionden som fiskarten observeras i områdena. För att studera hur fiskarna rör sig kommer forskare vid Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet att i ett nytt projekt märka 20 tonfiskar med elektroniska sändare.
http://www.skargarden.se/tonfisk-ater-langs-svenska-kusten/

Exercise Iron Wolf 2017 increases interoperability of NATO's enhanced Forward Presence battlegroups

The German-led enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battlegroup became operational during Exercise Iron Wolf 2017 in Lithuania, its commander Lieutenant Colonel Christoph Huber said on 20 June. Huber also commands the German Army's (Mechanised Infantry Battalion) 122, which makes up much of the eFP battlegroup in Lithuania, for which it has deployed Leopard 2A6 tanks and Marder 1A3 armoured infantry fighting vehicles. The battlegroup also includes troops from Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and Norway, hosted by the Lithuanian Iron Wolf mechanised infantry brigade.

US Fish and Wildlife Service Okays Baker Island DXpeditions, with Strict Conditions

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has agreed that a DXpedition to Baker and Howland Islands (KH1) — the fourth most-wanted DXCC entity — would be an acceptable use, but has detailed strict conditions under which it would issue a special use permit (SUP) to allow such use. The FWS recently completed a compatibility determination for Amateur Radio operation on Baker Island National Wildlife Refuge, and two dozen comments showed “strong support” for Amateur Radio operation on the ecologically sensitive island refuge, the FWS said.

Tekniska Museet — SK0TM Ett självklart mål under Stockholmsbesöket

Tekniska Museet är ett självklart besöksmål vid besök i Stockholm, även för mig, en turistande öländsk radioamatör. Och naturligtvis ett besök på amatörradiostationen SK0TM.
Nu hade jag turen att Robert Lind, SM0YXI, var på väg ut. Jag frågade honom om hade tid och visa mig stationen, något som han välvilligt gjorde.
http://www.hamnews.se/2017/06/20/tekniska-museet-ett-sjalvklart-mal-unde...

AMD Threadripper exclusive: Only Alienware's Area-51 will have it in 2017

Clarification: We've clarified our initial story, which overstated Alienware's exclusive access. Smaller boutique OEMs will indeed be able to build Threadripper-based PCs at launch.
http://www.pcworld.com/article/3197759/computers/amd-threadripper-exclus...

The WebSDR is awaiting relocation to new QTH

WebSDR receiver located in Mora, Sweden.
More information about SK4KO can be found on http://www.sk4ko.com/
It is operated by SM4JLX, e-mail sm4jlxatssa.se .
The recivers is 5 x Soft66lite and band-pass filter. http://zao.jp/radio/66lite/.
Antenna, 80m loop for 80m, 40m and 20m.

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