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CubeSats launched by ISS

The International Space Station (ISS) has released a flotilla of QB50 CubeSats with thrtee of the student built devices including three Amateur Radio transponders.

ILLW is 10 weeks away

The International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend will celebrate its 20th year this August and the Polish DX Club is marking the milestone anniversary.

Meteoro 2017 emergency training

In preparation for earthquakes, hurricanes, widespread drought and other emergencies, radio amateurs join in the annual training exercise called Meteoro.

The International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 Member Society, the Federacion de Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC) in the Caribbean area was involved.

WIA announce new President

The Wireless Institute of Australia Board of Directors held its first meeting in Hahndorf South Australia today, after the AGM, electing its leadership for the year ahead.

The new President is Justin Giles-Clark VK7TW and Vice President David Ford VK4MZ.

ARRL award winners honoured

Richard Darling, AH7G, and Barbara Darling, NH7F

Richard Darling, AH7G, and Barbara Darling, NH7FY — The recipients of the 2016 ARRL International Humanitarian Award have been honoured in Hawaii.

Midway & Kure deleted DXCC Entities - update

The removal of both Midway and Kure under the DX Entities rule was necessary because of their altered status. The US Government declared they be part of an expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument.

New Narrow Band IoT antenna chip

A maker of antennas for the Internet of Things (IoT) has a new antenna for the new narrow-band IoT (NB-IoT) standard that was ratified in 2016.

Antenova has shown the new antenna in Germany that measures 20 x 11 x 1.6 mm, performs well within a device while being easy to integrate onto a small printed circuit board (PCB).