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Computer pioneer passed away

The engineer Harry Huskey a pioneer who designed many of the first computers has died, aged 101. The New York Times described him as one of the last surviving scientists in the vanguard of the computer revolution.

Aussie cubesats have dates for deployment

Australian universities in Sydney, Canberra and South Australia had their satellites rocketed for deployment from the International Space Station.

The University of New South Wales, the Australian National University in Canberra, and several Universities in South Australia have cubesats that weigh two kilograms each.

Tongue-in-cheek jibe with Morse code

The new skatehall building in Oslo Norway is attracting professional and amateur skateboarders of all ages.

Part of its structure is a cladding of aluminium panels punctured by a surface pattern of Morse code symbols. So what does it read?

Delayed Spratly Islands DXpedition

A bid to hold a DXpedition in December has been put on hold as tensions continue in the South China Seas.

An international Amateur Radio team signing 9M0W has wanted to activate Layang Layang Island in the Spratlys this December, but has put off its plans until March 2018.

Jammer faces hefty fine

A man who maliciously interfered with New York police radio communications is facing a $400,000 fine.

The 20-year old is alleged to have transmitted false bomb threats, false claims of criminal activities involving firearms, false distress calls and threats against individual police officers.

Victorian Government Award 2017 Challenge

This operating award encourages on air activity by communicating with, and from, the 79 Local Government Areas in the State of Victoria. The unique opportunity from Amateur Radio Victoria is the Victorian Local Government Award Challenge held during the 2017 calendar year.

Drone experiments by a ham

Trying different techniques using a flying drone has been explored by Sylvain Azarian F4GKR who has elevated a 10.368 GHz beacon, made antenna calibrations and carried out SDR tests.