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Interference hits intruder observer

International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) Coordinator Wolf Hadel DK2OM has been plagued by a neighbours LED lamp that radiates on all HF bands.

Bicycle Mobile Is Fun

The club Bicycle Mobile Hams of America is still enjoying the pursuit seeking contacts particularly with others operating bicycle mobile.

Parkes Solar Farm Project

Some 210 hectares of solar panels are west of Parkes that is more commonly known for its satellite dish, that Hollywood movie where they played cricket on the dish, and the WIA AGM in 2007.

Hams hear suspicious radio traffic

Agencies looking for activists in India seized two radios in a raid on premises in believing the medium was being used by them.

Smartphone turns 10

In technology terms a decade is a very long time with innovations popping up regularly as we continue in the digital age.

The Apple iPhone has changed daily lives including how we communicate, shop, bank, navigate, and those useful apps.

Italian school proud of its satellite

The high school Technologische Fachoberschule Max Valier in Bolzano, Italy has launched a satellite in cooperation with European multinational technology corporation OHB Bremen, Germany.

China launches ham satellites

Launched from China's Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre are two Amateur Radio satellites that were piggybacked on optical remote-sensing a hard X-ray modulation telescope microsatellites.

KiwiSAT the next stage

AMSAT-ZL has announced its KiwiSAT project that wants to put a New Zealand satellite in space is still alive despite years of set-back caused by a design hiccup tied to its access to technology through the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.

Huge solar-powered drone

In China a 40-metre wide high altitude flying machine 40-metres wide is super light and stay up for days on end.

Swedish ham scores an asteroid

A renowned space physicist, author and radio amateur has had an asteroid named after her by the International Astronomical Union.

Asta Pellinen-Wannberg SM3UHV now has a celestial body, the Asteroid 11807 Wannberg, in her honour. Asteroids are minor planets in orbit.

Amelia Earhart flight commemoration

The around the world solo flight by pilot Brian Lloyd WB6RQN, who is tracing most of the path taken by the Amelia Earhart flight, is now due over the Timor Sea headed for Australia.

ARISS 20th anniversary

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is to encapsulate its accomplishments over two decades by transmitting a set of 12 SSTV images from space.