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• Sarah Foss Is New Entercom CIO

Added at 2020-09-29 01:14:12

in Radio World, Language: EN



Oversees company’s enterprise tech systems and programs
The post Sarah Foss Is New Entercom CIO appeared first on Radio World.



• DRM Advanced Radio for All

Added at 2020-09-28 23:40:34

in Radio World, Language: EN



Recent virtual event came with a crop of new developments — signaling significant progress
The post DRM Advanced Radio for All appeared first on Radio World.



• WorldCast Introduces APTmpX

Added at 2020-09-28 18:12:36

in Radio World, Language: EN



A compression format to transmit high-quality signal at lower bit rates
The post WorldCast Introduces APTmpX appeared first on Radio World.



• Report Says Stations Struggle to Build Online Listenership

Added at 2020-09-28 17:11:28

in Radio World, Language: EN



Infinite Dial claims a disparity exists between online listening and listening to AM/FM online
The post Report Says Stations Struggle to Build Online Listenership appeared first on Radio World.



• Sterling Mann, N0SSC, Named IARU Region 2 Liaison for Youth

Added at 2020-09-28 15:27:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



Sterling Mann, N0SSC, has been named as the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 2 Liaison for Youth, the IARU Region 2 Executive Committee (EC) has announced. With the support of IARU Region 2, the Liaison for Youth will reach out to young hams throughout the Americas and their member-societies to develop and promote interest in amateur radio on the part of young hams through self-s...



• lab599 Discovery TX-500 review in September issue of TSM

Added at 2020-09-28 15:17:37

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



I’ve gotten a number of inquiries regarding my lab599 TX-500 review. It is featured in the current (October 2020) issue of The Spectrum Monitor magazine: As you can see from the cover, there are a number of fascinating articles in this issue (click here for a list of all topics in this issue). You can […]



• Listening to Radio Nacional Arcángel San Gabriel (LRA36) on the Icom IC-756 Pro transceiver

Added at 2020-09-28 14:49:22

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Christoph Ratzer (OE2CRM), who is well aware that I’m a fan of LRA36, so sent me a tip Saturday (September 26, 2020)  at 19:40 UTC that LRA36 was being received in Europe.  I had been working a few POTA stations that afternoon, so simply tuned the IC-756 to 15476 […]



• Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite Launches Delayed

Added at 2020-09-28 13:46:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



CAMSAT says the CAS-7A launch has been postponed until next May, and CAS-5A until next June. “Because of COVID-19, many things have been delayed,” CAMSAT’s Alan Kung, BA1DU, told ARRL. He said an announcement would be made closer to the announced launches. CAMSAT said last spring that CAS-7A would launch in mid-September; the launch has been postponed multiple times since first announced. CAS-5...



• iHeart Launches Sports Network

Added at 2020-09-28 13:39:18

in Radio World, Language: EN



Company cites research that 83 percent of sports fans want a daily update
The post iHeart Launches Sports Network appeared first on Radio World.



• WSJT-X Beta Release Introduces Digital Protocols Designed for LF and MF Bands

Added at 2020-09-28 13:16:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



The latest beta release of the WSJT-X digital software suite includes digital protocols particularly designed for communication on LF and MF bands, such as 2200 meters and 630 meters, and its developers say that during its first few months of testing, contacts have spanned intercontinental paths “many times” on those bands. New protocols FST4 and FST4W are included in WSJT-X version 2.3.0-rc1 (...



• Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Receives 2020 IEEE Region 1 Technological Innovation Award

Added at 2020-09-28 13:11:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



IEEE Region 1 has selected Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, as the recipient of the 2020 IEEE Region 1 Technological Innovation (Industry or Government) Award. The selection was made by the Region 1 Awards and Recognition Committee and approved by the Region 1 Board of Governors. The award recognizes “pioneering research and leadership in signal processing.”The Technological Innovation (Industry or Governme...



• Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Added at 2020-09-28 09:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels



• DXCC Country/Entity Report

Added at 2020-09-28 09:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 20th September, through Sunday, 27th September there were 199 countries active



• Contest season coming up

Added at 2020-09-28 09:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



We are coming into the busy contest season, something that will not please everybody but many will also be happy to test their stations in the heat of battle or to work some DX



• Online ham radio training resources

Added at 2020-09-28 09:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The RSGB site lists several organisations that provide online training for the UK amateur radio Foundation or Intermediate exams



• ICQPodcast - SDRPlay Announcements and Senhaix 8600 review

Added at 2020-09-28 09:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP, Frank Howell K4FMH and Bill Barnes WC3B to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features are SDRPlay Announcements and Senhaix 8600 Review by Chris Howard M0TCH



• Cuban Numbers Station

Added at 2020-09-28 09:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



A Cryptologic Mystery - what happens when a numbers station goes rogue



• Mid Ulster ARC Tuesday Night Lecture Series

Added at 2020-09-28 09:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Please see below the link for this week's Mid Ulster Amateur Radio Club Tuesday Night Lecture. We have Ian Gi0AZB speaking to us on the popular amateur activity, Worked All Britain. As always, everyone is welcome!



• AO-27 satellite celebrates 27 years in space

Added at 2020-09-28 09:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Stephan Greene KS1G reports the AMRAD-Oscar 27 (AO-27) satellite has celebrated 27 years in orbit



• New WSJT candidate release features FST4

Added at 2020-09-28 09:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Candidate releases are intended for beta testers, WSJT-X 2.3.0-rc1 offers the new modes FST4 and FST4W designed for use on the LF and MF bands



• History and Mic Hygiene Are on AES Show Agenda

Added at 2020-09-27 18:56:26

in Radio World, Language: EN



Planners released the session list for the Broadcast and Online Delivery track
The post History and Mic Hygiene Are on AES Show Agenda appeared first on Radio World.



• A New Frequency for L’essentiel Radio

Added at 2020-09-27 16:25:19

in Radio World, Language: EN



BCS installs FM transmitter in central Luxembourg
The post A New Frequency for L’essentiel Radio appeared first on Radio World.



• How Michael Bolton Can Be 300 Times Worse

Added at 2020-09-27 16:19:40

in Radio World, Language: EN



Also, a way to troubleshoot nitrogen leaks in pressurized transmission line
The post How Michael Bolton Can Be 300 Times Worse appeared first on Radio World.



• State-Of-The-Art Spy Radio: A comprehensive review of the Belka DSP portable shortwave receiver

Added at 2020-09-27 12:41:07

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, 13DKA, who shares the following guest post: From Belarus with love: The Belka DSP by 13DKA (international man of mystery) I do have a thing with tiny radios. However, the Belka DSP is so very, very tiny and disguised in understatement that it squirreled itself out of my sight […]



• Geomagnetic storm warning

Added at 2020-09-27 09:06:21

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



A solar wind stream is heading for Earth, and it could spark the strongest geomagnetic storm in more than a year



• ARISS contact with schools in Turkey postponed

Added at 2020-09-27 09:06:21

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



he contact, which was scheduled on Tuesday September 29, is postponed to a later date.



• QSO Today - Jim Heath - W6LG

Added at 2020-09-27 09:06:21

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Jim Heath, W6LG, has been a ham for over 56 years. Jim is an Elmer’s Elmer with an amazing You-Tube channel, with over 30,000 subscribers



• Central Coast Amateur Radio Club

Added at 2020-09-27 09:06:21

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The club will be holding a HF Operating night within the club on Tuesday the 29th of September with doors opening from 5:30 PM



• AMSAT-DL Online Satellite Symposium video

Added at 2020-09-27 09:06:21

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The video of the AMSAT-DL Online Satellite Symposium 2020 held on Saturday, Sept 16, can now be watched on YouTube



• Possible SSTV events

Added at 2020-09-27 09:06:21

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Slow Scan TV (SSTV) transmissions will probably occur from the International Space Station (ISS) next week



• 28.09.2020-17.10.2020 E6AM

Added at 2020-09-27 00:06:16

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 28.09.2020-17.10.2020
DXCC: ZK2
Callsign: E6AM

Stan/LZ1GC and Ivan/LZ1PM.
http://www.c21gc.com/index.php/e6am-dxpedition-2020



• 29.09.2020-12.10.2020 TT8RR,TT8XX

Added at 2020-09-27 00:06:16

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 29.09.2020-12.10.2020
DXCC: TT
Callsign: TT8RR
TT8XX

Alfeo/I1HJT, Franco/I1FQH, Antonio/I2PJA, Silvano/I2YSB, Vinicio/IK2CIO, Angelo/IK2CKR, Marcello/IK2DIA, Stefano/IK2HKT, Angelo/IK2RZP and Mac/JA3USA.
http://www.i2ysb.com/idt



• This weekend: Brane Five broadcast on Channel 292 and WRMI

Added at 2020-09-26 21:27:02

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Linus Ruckstuhl (HB3XSQ), who writes: I am a longtime reader of your blog. My brothers band (branefive.com just released their first rock song “Free the Animal in You” today on September 25th 2020. I got the idea to launch the song on shortwave in addition to the streaming services […]



• Community Broadcaster: Inclusive Service Is the Future

Added at 2020-09-26 16:33:42

in Radio World, Language: EN



Urban alternative’s spotlight shows it is time for radio to act on diversity
The post Community Broadcaster: Inclusive Service Is the Future appeared first on Radio World.



• Gary DeBock experiments with FSL antenna nulling to eliminate a “pest” station

Added at 2020-09-26 11:22:55

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor and Ultralight DX enthusiast, Gary DeBock, for sharing the following guest post: Nulling a local pest with dual FSL Loops by Gary DeBock After many dual FSL antenna experiments I’ve finally determined how to effectively cancel out QRM from a local pest that is off to the side (ideally […]



• Radio Waves: A Cryptologic Mystery, RSGB Opens Doors to Full Online License Exams, Secret War, and September Issue of RadCom Basics Availabe

Added at 2020-09-26 11:07:59

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Radio Waves:  Stories Making Waves in the World of Radio Because I keep my ear to the waves, as well as receive many tips from others who do the same, I find myself privy to radio-related stories that might interest SWLing Post readers.  To that end: Welcome to the SWLing Post’s Radio Waves, a collection of links to interesting […]



• Propagation de K7RA

Added at 2020-09-26 08:06:22

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Until September 23, we saw 32 consecutive days with no sunspots.
Then we saw new sunspot group AR2773 which has a magnetic signature indicating it is part of new Solar Cycle 25



• Consultation: requests from Bauer Radio to change its 'approved areas'

Added at 2020-09-26 08:06:22

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Ofcom is consulting on requests from Bauer Radio to change its ‘approved areas’ in the north, south and west of England



• Singapore RAE online training material

Added at 2020-09-26 08:06:22

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The Singapore Amateur Radio Transmitting Society (SARTS) have an online training course for the exam for their 800 watt amateur licence which is equivalent to UK Full



• VK6WIA NewsWest

Added at 2020-09-26 08:06:22

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In NewsWest for Sunday 27th September 2020, we are welcoming new amateurs, with information, experiences and advice for the newcomer to the hobby of Amateur Radio



• Register now for Free Foundation Online Training course

Added at 2020-09-26 08:06:22

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on October 4



• QNews: RF Pollution from Solar Panel installations

Added at 2020-09-26 08:06:22

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In the latest edition of QNews Geoff Emery VK4ZPP describes the severe radio interference he gets from his neighbours' polluting Solar Panel installations



• Foundations of Amateur Radio

Added at 2020-09-26 08:06:22

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



New day, new mode ... SSTV - In 1958 The Kentucky Engineer published an award winning student article by Copthorne "Coppie" MacDonald. He described a Slow-Scan T.V. System for Image Transmission



• College Stations Need Help With Online Public Files

Added at 2020-09-25 20:26:27

in Radio World, Language: EN



Student-run stations are more likely to be in violation of FCC OPIF rules
The post College Stations Need Help With Online Public Files appeared first on Radio World.



• Is the Smart Speaker Like a New Age Home Radio?

Added at 2020-09-25 18:41:39

in Radio World, Language: EN



New report from The Infinite Dial offers insights into evolution of radio technology listening devices
The post Is the Smart Speaker Like a New Age Home Radio? appeared first on Radio World.



• Mark Persons Receives SBE Lifetime Achievement Award

Added at 2020-09-25 17:59:00

in Radio World, Language: EN



Born to be a broadcast engineer: “I never had a Plan B:”
The post Mark Persons Receives SBE Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Radio World.



• My Icom IC-705 is inbound…sharing my predictions

Added at 2020-09-25 14:54:10

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



I was contacted by Universal Radio yesterday afternoon with  a tracking number for my Icom IC-705. It will arrive by Monday evening. A number of SWLing Post readers in the US and UK have notified me that their IC-705s have also been shipped and a few have even been received already. I’m really looking forward […]



• Majority of YouLoops listed on eBay are not an Airspy product

Added at 2020-09-25 11:21:43

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Chris Smolinski, who shared the screen shot above of a “YouLoop” being sold by a vendor on eBay. While the Airspy YouLoop is based on a public domain noise-cancelling passive loop design that dates back decades (a.k.a. the Moebius loop antenna) buyers should note that many of the “YouLoop” […]



• DX News from the ARRL

Added at 2020-09-25 09:06:10

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands



• Aliens from space ?

Added at 2020-09-25 09:06:10

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



It was like the opening scene from a movie: cars pulled over on a busy freeway, with everyone gawking in disbelief at what they were seeing



• Ofcom decision on Radio 1 Dance and BBC Sounds

Added at 2020-09-25 09:06:10

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Ofcom has decided not to require the BBC to conduct a public interest test in relation to Radio 1 Dance, a new 24-hour dance music stream that will launch on BBC Sounds on 9 October



• Former West Virginia Section Manager Karl Thompson, K8KT - SK

Added at 2020-09-25 09:06:10

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Former West Virginia Section Manager Karl Thompson, K8KT, of Charleston, West Virginia, died on July 28. He was 80. Thompson served as West Virginia Section Communications Manager (SCM) from 1979 until 1983, and, after the position was renamed, as Section Manager from 1984 until 1994



• Phil Temples, K9HI, appointed as New England Division Vice Director

Added at 2020-09-25 09:06:10

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has appointed Phil Temples, K9HI, of Watertown, Massachusetts, as New England Division Vice Director. He succeeds Mike Raisbeck, K1TWF, who was elected earlier this year as ARRL First Vice President



• September RadCom Basics available

Added at 2020-09-25 09:06:10

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Issue 18 September 2020 of the RSGB newcomers publication RadCom Basics is now available online for members



• The K7RA Solar Update

Added at 2020-09-25 08:48:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Up until September 23, we saw 32 consecutive days with no sunspots. Then new sunspot group AR2773 appeared, which has a magnetic signature indicating it’s part of new Solar Cycle 25. Spaceweather.com noted it was a weak one, and may not persist for long. The daily sunspot number for September 23 was 13, indicating three sunspots visible in that group, but the s...



• “Next Best Thing” Tour on Mid-Atlantic Swing

Added at 2020-09-24 21:09:58

in Radio World, Language: EN



Its a series of outdoor equipment expos traveling the United States this fall
The post “Next Best Thing” Tour on Mid-Atlantic Swing appeared first on Radio World.



• FCC Decision to Nix Creation of New LPFM Class Gets Reactions

Added at 2020-09-24 14:46:17

in Radio World, Language: EN



NAB approves but LP-250 supporters say the agency does not offer rationale for denial
The post FCC Decision to Nix Creation of New LPFM Class Gets Reactions appeared first on Radio World.



• An HF “Renaissance”: Militaries reinvests in shortwave communications

Added at 2020-09-24 14:28:05

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributors Michael Guerin and Dennis Dura who share the following story from C4ISR.net (my comments follow excerpt): LONDON — Special operations commands across Europe are ramping up their capabilities with high-frequency communications to ensure connectivity on the battlefield. Leaders there are turning to high frequency communications as a way to […]



• Free Radio Skybird: Septeber 27 & October 4, 2020

Added at 2020-09-24 13:37:07

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



(Source: Pete Madtone) Some news about the next transmission of DJ Frederick’s Free Radio Skybird on Sunday 27th September at 1100 UTC (12 Noon UK time) on 6070 kHz shortwave via Channel 292 (and repeated the week after.) Next week’s show features DJ Frederick, Justin Patrick Moore’s Radiophonic Laboratory and Shane Quentin with more of that Radio Reflexology and our very own One Deck Pete with “Tunes to cheer you up” series. 49 metres on a Sunday […]



• Phil Temples, K9HI, Appointed as New England Division Vice Director

Added at 2020-09-24 12:31:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has appointed Phil Temples, K9HI, of Watertown, Massachusetts, as New England Division Vice Director. He succeeds Mike Raisbeck, K1TWF, who was elected earlier this year as ARRL First Vice President. President Roderick made the appointment after consulting with New England Director Fred Hopengarten, K1VR, and the region’s Section Managers. “I want to thank al...



• We have a winner! The MFJ-8100K shortwave receiver kit giveaway

Added at 2020-09-24 12:19:10

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Congratulations to SWLing Post reader, Audrius Simkunas from Lithuania, who was chosen at random from the comments on our contest post! Many thanks to the kind folks at MFJ Enterprises who donated this prize and shipping that is worth well over $100! There aren’t many manufacturers and retailers who would agree to ship anywhere in […]



• INDEXA election results

Added at 2020-09-24 08:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Dick Williams, W3OA, Secretary-Treasurer of International DX Association (INDEXA), sent out the following election results



• HD1X special callsign

Added at 2020-09-24 08:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Members of the HCDX Group will be active as HD1X from a remaining tropical rainforest from Chocó eco-region (Grid FI09iv), promoting the biodiversity of their country, Ecuador



• South Eastern Amateur Radio Group

Added at 2020-09-24 08:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Irelands biggest radio club, the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group continues to meet weekly on the zoom platform on Monday nights, with great numbers logging in



• Online Full ham radio exams now available

Added at 2020-09-24 08:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



From today, Thursday, Sept 24, the RSGB are allowing Full amateur radio online exams to be booked. All 3 levels of exam required to get a HAREC certificate can now be done completely online



• ARISS direct contact with schools in Turkey

Added at 2020-09-24 08:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Chris Cassidy KF5KDR with students at five schools in Turkey



• Tony's 10m Band Report

Added at 2020-09-24 08:06:26

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Well, we don’t seem to be past the minimum just yet despite the appearance of the a few correctly polarised spots a couple of week back. Just look at the lists below, they are threadbare. Not even the weekend could revive things. Best of a poor showing were XE1XR (Mexico), TO0Z (St. Barthelemy)



• FTIOM & UBMP, September 27-October 3

Added at 2020-09-23 22:36:06

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



From the Isle of Music, September 27-October 3: This week, a package of musical surprises from the 60s, 70s and 80s. Nearly all of it will be unfamiliar to most listeners outside of Cuba. The broadcasts take place: 1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere […]



• Xperi Partners With FM-world in Italy

Added at 2020-09-23 20:49:40

in Radio World, Language: EN



Cites aggregator’s “unique position” in that country and other markets
The post Xperi Partners With FM-world in Italy appeared first on Radio World.



• SBE Names Its New Executive Director

Added at 2020-09-23 19:43:01

in Radio World, Language: EN



He’s James Ragsdale, former VP of finance at an Indiana university
The post SBE Names Its New Executive Director appeared first on Radio World.



• Former West Virginia Section Manager Karl Thompson, K8KT, SK

Added at 2020-09-23 18:29:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



Former West Virginia Section Manager Karl Thompson, K8KT, of Charleston, West Virginia, died on July 28. He was 80. Thompson served as West Virginia Section Communications Manager (SCM) from 1979 until 1983, and, after the position was renamed, as Section Manager from 1984 until 1994. He continued serving the Section as an Assistant Section Manager and Technical Coordinator.Current West Virgini...



• AMSAT Announces Board of Directors Elections Results

Added at 2020-09-23 18:27:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



After counting the ballots, AMSAT has announced its Board of Directors. In order of votes received, Mark Hammond, N8MH (707); Paul Stoetzer, N8HM (703), and Bruce Paige, KK5DO (667), were elected as AMSAT Directors for terms ending in 2022. Stoetzer, a former Board member and current Executive Vice President, fills the seat being vacated by AMSAT veteran Tom Clark, W3IO. Howie DeFelice, AB2S (5...



• NAB Launches Campaign Celebrating the First Amendment

Added at 2020-09-23 15:26:07

in Radio World, Language: EN



The campaign includes a toolkit with on-air and digital resources for broadcasters
The post NAB Launches Campaign Celebrating the First Amendment appeared first on Radio World.



• NextKast Has Licensed Version Option

Added at 2020-09-23 14:57:44

in Radio World, Language: EN



Get radio broadcast automation without buying
The post NextKast Has Licensed Version Option appeared first on Radio World.



• Reminder: Last chance to enter our MFJ-8100K shortwave receiver kit giveaway!

Added at 2020-09-23 12:50:41

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Just a reminder that our MFJ-8100K shortwave receiver kit giveaway ends today (September 23, 2020 at 16:00 UTC). At time of posting, you still have a few hours to enter! Click here to read the details.



• Perspectives of a Fly in the Milk 2020

Added at 2020-09-23 12:42:54

in Radio World, Language: EN



Our mere presence in the radio world has always been a form of protest to me
The post Perspectives of a Fly in the Milk 2020 appeared first on Radio World.



• University of Brasilia and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation to experiment with 2.5 kW DRM transmitter

Added at 2020-09-23 11:36:01

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



(Source: DRM Consortium) A new era begins for Brazilian radio broadcasting with the arrival and installation of a first shortwave digital radio DRM transmitter developed and manufactured in the city of Porto Alegre by BT Transmitters. The transmitter will be sited at the public broadcaster (EBC) Rodeador Park, near the capital Brasilia, to be connected […]



• Metadata: Keeping Radio Strong in the Car

Added at 2020-09-23 10:00:46

in Radio World, Language: EN



Why WorldDAB launched a campaign around images and text for car dashboards
The post Metadata: Keeping Radio Strong in the Car appeared first on Radio World.



• Copper Plated

Added at 2020-09-23 09:06:17

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



'Following the French discovery of 7 MHz RF benefitting the growth of plants in last week’s news, we have more……..'



• TV set knocks out Openreach broadband

Added at 2020-09-23 09:06:17

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Openreach VDSL-2 broadband is known for causing interference to radio reception but in this case a TV set was knocking out the broadband and it took Openreach 18 months to resolve the problem



• Aurora Cometalis: The Northern Lights of Comet 67P

Added at 2020-09-23 09:06:17

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Researchers have discovered another reason to visit comets: The icebergs from deep space have their own auroras



• The Space Weather Woman

Added at 2020-09-23 09:06:17

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



A Coronal Hole, A Bright Region and A Red Planet - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW



• LOTW user guide

Added at 2020-09-23 09:06:17

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



If you are a new user or planning to use "Logbook of The World" (LoTW), Gary, ZL2IFB, has put together an easy step-by-step guide or should we say manual (about 33 pages with pictures) to help you use LoTW



• RSGB release Board Proceedings for August

Added at 2020-09-23 09:06:17

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The RSGB has released the proceedings for the August 15 Board meeting where concern was expressed that just two Societies [RSGB and DARC] were providing about 50% of IARU Region 1 income



• Amateur Radio Software Award

Added at 2020-09-23 09:06:17

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Claus, AE0S, reminds everyone that special event station K1A will be active for the 'Amateur Radio Software Award' between September 25th and October 4th, 2020. The special event station promotes innovative, free and open amateur radio software



• V-Soft Schedules Training Webinars for Oct. 7

Added at 2020-09-23 01:03:28

in Radio World, Language: EN



Learn to master FMCommander and Probe 5
The post V-Soft Schedules Training Webinars for Oct. 7 appeared first on Radio World.



• Consumer Audio Firm Gets Digital Radio Accreditation Green Light

Added at 2020-09-22 23:00:34

in Radio World, Language: EN



The DAB tick mark scheme is a U.K. certification program for consumer radios
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• New IEEE Event to Take Pulse of Industry

Added at 2020-09-22 21:01:44

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IEEE BTS Pulse three-day virtual event will touch on issues like broadcaster disaster preparedness
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• Help Mark identify this radio in The New Avengers

Added at 2020-09-22 15:10:02

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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Mark Hirst, who writes with another mystery radio to identify: This radio (see photo above) is featured in the mid 1970’s TV show ‘The New Avengers’, an episode called “To Catch a Rat”. Mysterious morse code messages are being intercepted in this scene. Can you help Mark identify this […]



• September radio news items from Hungary

Added at 2020-09-22 15:08:21

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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Balazs Kovacs, who shares the following headlines from Hungary: Some Hungarian radio news from September, FM / online / DAB+ FM: The last independent radio station could be forced off airwaves https://ipi.media/hungarys-last-independent-radio-station-could-be-forced-off-airwaves/ Online: RFE/RL Relaunches Operations In Hungary https://www.rferl.org/a/rfe-rl-relaunches-operations-in-hungary-amid-drop-in-media-freedom/30826537.html DAB+: all DAB+ broadcasts in Hungary ceased (by 5th September) […]



• Faulty TV to blame for 18 month broadband outage

Added at 2020-09-22 14:50:46

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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Jeremy, who–in light of our recent discussions about RFI–shares the following news item from the BBC: The mystery of why an entire village lost its broadband every morning at 7am was solved when engineers discovered an old television was to blame. An unnamed householder in Aberhosan, Powys, was unaware […]



• Best of Show Awards Program Guide Now Available

Added at 2020-09-22 14:46:03

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The ebook contains all of the nominated and winning entries for this year’s virtual awards program
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• What, Exactly, Was First About KDKA?

Added at 2020-09-22 11:00:45

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Two of our experts take on the question as we approach the centennial
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• Venerable AO-7 Satellite Approaching a Return to Full Solar Illumination

Added at 2020-09-22 09:20:00

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AMSAT-OSCAR 7 (AO-7), the oldest amateur radio satellite still in operation, is nearing a return to full illumination by the sun, which should take place around September 25 and continue until around December 26. AMSAT’s vice president of operations Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, says that during this period, AO-7 likely will switch between modes A (2 meters up/10 meters down) and B (70 centimeters u...



• Ham radio operators stay active during pandemic

Added at 2020-09-22 09:06:10

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The Rochester Post Bulletin has published an article about how members of the Hiawatha Valley Amateur Radio Club are coping with the pandemic



• Ofcom fines Panjab Radio £30,000

Added at 2020-09-22 09:06:10

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Ofcom has imposed a £30,000 financial penalty on Panjab Radio for serious breaches of our broadcasting rules



• New JA RTTY sub-bands

Added at 2020-09-22 09:06:10

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Hide, JH8KYU/1, wants to remind everyone of the new JA RTTY sub-bands during the CQWW DX RTTY Contest (September 26-27th)



• Radio hams help reunite missing person with family

Added at 2020-09-22 09:06:10

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The Millennium Post describes how radio amateurs were involved in helping to reunite someone with their family after 15 years



• New multimode beacon network for South Africa

Added at 2020-09-22 09:06:10

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The VHF Working Group has been investigating digital options so that a reverse beacon network could be established to monitor the various propagation modes, such as tropospheric propagation and others



• Emergency exercise 'Austria Off-Grid'

Added at 2020-09-22 09:06:10

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On October 3 radio amateurs will participate in the nationwide emergency exercise Austria Off-Grid



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