unfortunately TF3IMD will not be active this year. I did hope we could but it will not be possible. I am certain that we will be active next year, possibly from a new location (the location of the old Reykjavik station that was established 1912 – more about that later). GL in the event 73 […]
EI1K – Ballybunnion Co Kerry Eire Repjoin us after a long break, welcome back as an official IMD station. GB0GPF – Helens Bay, Crawfordsburn, Northern Ireland New for 2015. Grey Point Fort is a WW1 Coastal Defense Battery located in Helens Bay Crawfordsburn N.I.and is the home of Grey Point Fort Amateur Radio Society. Marconi […]
in order to remember our kind friend Geoff Chance – M0GRC -and praiseworthy CRAC Voluntary for IMD, I considered my duty to recall this important 28° Event, by the italian RADIO RIVISTA issued this month. 73 de I4CDH / IMD, Lodovico Gualandi – Bologna.
GB4MPC – Cullercoates Glad that we can again be on the air with our historic callsign GB4MPC which we’ve held since our 1st operation in International Marconi Day. Group Name Call Sign and Location: GB4MPC – Tyne Volunteer Lifebrigade Museum
With just over a week to the event we have the following confirmed: G2LO – Daventry We will operate from within the Arqiva Daventry transmitter site using our club call G2LO. The original 2LO transmitter was stored at Daventry for many years and is now on loan to the Science Museum, so that’s our main […]
Well here we are its Sunday 12th April and two weeks from now the International Marconi Day will have ended. There are still many of the IMD official stations from which we are seeking confirmation o participation in the event on April 25th. May I please ask that you take the time to ping a […]
This is a first for 2015, a station operating/MM. The initial request for consideration read: Dear Norman, I will be part of the crew for an Atlantic crossing with a sailing Yacht Sun Odyssey 439 starting in Antigua on 18th April until 23rd May at Horta/Azores. Since I am member of Marine Funker Club Austria […]
A message from Fabio look this site http://www.csmi.altervista.org/ There is the story of Italian Marconi Radio Station. On the occasion of the 28° International Marconi Day 2015 we organized the 1° Marconi Sprint Contest restricted only to italian amateur radio. good IMD 2015 Fabio IZ0QPO IY0IMD Call Manager
Following disquiet about the adjudication of a recent RSGB Contest, the Board has asked John Gould G3WKL, RSGB President, to conduct a review, in conjunction with the Contest Committee and a representative selection of contesters, of several aspects of contest administration. This will include how contest rules are reviewed, developed, communicated and implemented. The Board […]
The level of public liability cover provided under the insurance policy offered free to affiliated clubs and RAYNET groups has been doubled from £5m to £10m with immediate effect. The new schedule can be downloaded here. Please note that Membership login is required.
The just-ended second World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) Conference Prepearatory Meeting (CPM15-2) left Amateur Radio “with every possibility of success” heading into WRC-15 this fall, said ARRL Chief Technology Officer Brennan Price, N4QX. Price represented the US at CPM15-2, which wrapped up on April 2. The 2-week-long meeting addressed a variety of spectrum-related matters, in...
AMSAT Vice President-Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, has announced plans to incorporate an L-band receiver in the Fox-1C and Fox-1D satellites. This will allow ground controllers to select the normal U/V configuration or the new L/V 1.2 GHz (23 cm) mode. Both bands will operate as FM single channel.“Rather than adding a complete new receiver, the […]
Today, Saturday, April 18, is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD). The event celebrates the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) on April 18, 1925, in Paris, with ARRL Co-Founder Hiram Percy Maxim, 1AW, as its first president.From the 25 countries that formed the IARU in 1925, the IARU has grown to include 160 […]
The ARRL Education & Technology Program is still accepting applications for all four sessions of the ARRL Teachers Institute this summer. Apply now! The deadline is May 1.ARRL is offering three sessions of its “Introductory Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology” (TI-1) during the summer of 2015. Topics covered in the TI-1 course include basic electronics, […]
A foil, party-type balloon carrying a ham radio payload has circumnavigated the globe. Launched on April 6 by Australian radio amateur Andy Nguyen, VK3YT, of Kensington, Victoria, Australia, the balloon, designated PS-41, completed its round-the-world journey on April 16 and is still in the air. Along the way, it has been tracked by a network […]
An ARRL “Ham Aid” kit of HF gear has arrived in Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) as part of a relief effort in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Maysak. The Ham Aid equipment accompanied a shipment of radio gear, tools, and supplies that John Bush, KH6DLK/V63JB, took from Hawaii to FSM last week. Tropical Cyclone […]
The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA), the New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters (NZART), and the Telsiz ve Radyo Amatörleri Cemiyeti of Turkey (TRAC) have joined together to mark the Centenary of the WWI battle at Gallipoli
On the evening of 15 April, amateur satellite FUNcube-1 stopped transmitting. During a later pass over Europe, PA3WEG commanded it back to nominal mode with full automatic mode switching. A restart has now taken place so the satellite, also known as AO-73, is transmitting telemetry once again.
Saturday, 25 April is International Marconi Day, when special event stations connected to the inventor get on the air all over the world. The Cornish Radio Amateur Club offers two special Award Certificates for working authorised International Marconi Day Award Stations. One is for transmitting stations and the other for short wave listeners. The award classes and required standards to be […]
ANZAC day is commemorated on 25 April each year, with 2015 being the 100th anniversary of the battle of Gallipoli. Listen out for the VK100WIA broadcast from Canberra. In Australia eight different ANZAC callsigns are to be on air. Additionally, radio amateurs are able to substitute their normal VK prefixed with AX on both 25 […]
A film production company is looking for help from radio amateurs, particularly those who had a career in the maritime industry. A large portion of the film’s props are themed around radios, transmitters, receivers and all the equipment that is subsequently related to maritime radio. Portishead Radio Station is one of the sets that is […]
Beacon and repeater insurance arranged via the RSGB is due for renewal on 29 April. The RSGB is in discussions with the insurers on the renewal terms for the forthcoming year and will advise all current policy holders via email when they are available. The emails will include a link to the RSGB shop to […]
We are pleased to confirm that the following Bands have been booked and confirmed to attend the Jamboree to provide the evening entertainment . Friday Evening 1. Marnie 2. The Jibilee Boys Plus DJ Funky Both acts have performed at our event in the past and we are delighted to see them again this year. […]
Jamboree 2015 News Ticket sales will commence shortly on the website as soon as it has been updated to the 2015 event. Please check http://cvwoc.co.uk from time to time to check. We are for the first time offering a tiered early bird discount for 2015. From the day ticket sales commence until […]
The junior members at the Jamboree will be delighted to learn that we have secured to same Bouncy castles again this year and Sarah Jane and her crew are looking forward to seeing the youngsters again is August. As in previous years there will be Day ticket available for parents to purchase, a good idea, […]
The 2015 Jamboree will take place over the weekend of the August Bank Holiday 2015 Day one, predominantly arrivals day is Friday 28th Day two, a full day of trading and arranged entertainment is 29th August Day three, a full day of trading, Show and Shine plus arranged entertainment. More details will follow as […]
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