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ICOM AT-120 HF Automatic Antenna Tuner

Price: R 1250-00
Date: 05/22/2015 01:52 pm
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Price: R 16000-00
Date: 05/22/2015 09:37 am
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Radio Amateur's World Map

Price: R 350-00
Date: 05/20/2015 08:32 pm
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Kydera DM-880 DMR HT Transceiver (mototrbo) Comparable with the DMR repeaters in South Africa.

Price: R 0-00
Date: 05/20/2015 08:46 am
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Oscilloscope PINTEK PS-200 20MHz Dual Trace, Dual Trigger

Price: R 1500-00
Date: 05/19/2015 01:07 pm
Time Left: 191d 17h 35m
Wanted: MQ-36SR Six Band Hybrid Quad Antenna 20,17,15,12,10,6 Meters
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Date: 05/14/2015 01:53 pm
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Reduced!!!Kenwood TS-130 For Sale
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Date: 05/02/2015 12:03 pm
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View a full list of Stacks of Ham related items for sale, going at very reasonable prices.

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RSGB President John Gould, G3WKL and General Manager Graham Coomber, G0NBI represented the RSGB at a garden party at Buckingham Palace recently. They were formally presented to the Society’s Patron, HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT. On Wednesday a super-secret US military unmanned spaceplane was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. […]

Amateurs in the Republic of South Africa have been given a new 8 metre band, 40.675 to 40.685MHz, for propagation studies. The allocation is for up to 400W and all emissions are permitted except pulse and fast scan TV. At the same time, the power limits for most of the other amateur bands have been […]

RSGB Exam Secretary Carol Meredith, M6MUP, has been awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the Norfolk Amateur Radio Club for the “hard work, support and extra mile she goes to support both exam secretaries and candidates alike”. About 3,000 amateur radio examinations are held each year and Carol processes all of the paperwork. Part of […]

Amateur Radio emergency operations on 20 metres, resumed in the aftermath of the second Nepal earthquake, have now been suspended again, according to Jayu Bhide, VU2JAU, the Amateur Radio Society of India National Coordinator for Disaster Communication. He said he discussed the situation on 17 May with Satish Kharel, 9N1AA, and that the decision was […]

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) professor Dava Newman, KB1HIK, has been sworn in as the deputy administrator of NASA. President Barack Obama appointed Newman last October, and the US Senate confirmed her appointment on April 27. The swearing-in took place on May 15 in her MIT office in Cambridge. Newman is Apollo Professor of Astronautics and Engineering Systems and the director of ...

One incumbent Section Manger overcame a challenge to win his bid for a new term of office, while two SM candidates who ran unopposed will assume office this summer. All new 2-year terms of office begin on July 1.

Ballots in the two-person race in the ARRL Utah Section were counted on May 19 at ARRL Headquarters. Incumbent Section Manager Mel Parkes, NM7P, received 342 votes, while Pat Malan, N7P...

AMSAT-NA is soliciting nominations for its Board of Directors. Four directors’ terms expire this year: Barry Baines, WD4ASW; Alan Biddle, WA4SCA; Mark Hammond, N8MH, and Jerry Buxton, N0JY. In addition, up to two alternates may be elected for 1-year terms.

A valid nomination requires either one Member Society or five current individual members in good standing to nominate an AMSAT-NA member for ...

Don Lynch, W4ZYT,  has issued an invitation to “all CW operators, Morse mavens, [and] code aficionados” to gather June 5-7 in the Washington, DC, area for the “annual North American CW Weekend.” This is a month later than previous events.


According to Lynch, the event “is primarily aimed at Amateur Radio operators with an interest in CW operation, but is open to any person with an interest in M...

The latest edition (March 2015) of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) Manual now is online.

This edition includes various Incident Command System (ICS) forms for ARES use, clarifies the role of the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), contains an improved chapter on ARES training, and includes all current ARRL memoranda of understanding/agreement.

ARES consists of Amateur Radio...

Another Dayton Hamvention® is in the log, and the sponsoring Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) already has begun counting down to the 2016 event (May 20-22, 2016). While Hamvention traditionally provides an ideal occasion for Amateur Radio manufacturers to introduce their latest offerings, new gear was in somewhat shorter-than-usual supply at the 2015 event. On the other hand, this may ha...

Sunspot numbers drifted below 100 over the past week (May 14-20), and so the average daily sunspot number declined from 146.9 over the previous seven days to 92.1 in the recent period. Average daily solar flux dropped from 156.3 to 123.3.

You can see the decline in solar flux in addition to the decline in predicted numbers by downloading the spreadsheet at http://bit.ly/1KQGbRm, which shows us t...

A VHF repeater that had been held up in customs in Nepal during the response to the April 25 magnitude 7.8 earthquake now has been installed at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu. The new system will be put to use during the current earthquake recovery effort and available for any future emergencies, if needed. Initially disrupted by a magnitude 7.3 aftershock earlier this month, the installatio...







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