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  • IARU Agree New Satellite Guidelines 12/10/2015
    The IARU Administrative Council meeting in Bali, Indonesia has stressed the importance of antenna systems for Amateur Radio and agreed in principle to new guidelines for amateur satellite coordination. The Administrative Council (AC) of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) … Continue reading →
  • AMSAT-UK at the RSGB Convention 10/10/2015
    The after-dinner speaker at the RSGB Convention Saturday night Gala dinner was Howard Long, G6LVB, who spoke about the trials and tribulations involved in developing the ground station segment of the FUNcube satellite project which became the successful FUNcube Dongle … Continue reading →
  • AMSAT-UK congratulates the Fox team 09/10/2015
    On behalf of all members of AMSAT-UK I send our congratulations the AMSAT team in the USA for all their hard work in recent years on FOX-1A which having been successfully launched, and from which telemetry signals have been successfully … Continue reading →
  • AO-85 (Fox-1A) FM Voice Transponder Activated 09/10/2015
    The 435 to 145 MHz FM voice transponder on AO-85 was activated during Friday, October 9 allowing many contacts to be made. Among those active on the satellite was 9-year-old Hope KM4IPF. Hope is the daughter of Michelle N8ZQZ and … Continue reading →
  • AO-85 OSCAR Number Assigned for Fox-1A 09/10/2015
    Willian (Bill) Tynan, W3XO, AMSAT-NA OSCAR Number Administrator has issued the following release: I have been informed of the successful launch today, October 8, 2015 of the AMSAT-NA-built Fox-1A CubeSat. I am also informed that the satellite has been heard … Continue reading →

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  • Anan 10E First Look 15/06/2015
    Introduction After a month evaluating the Anan10E SDR, there is only one word to describe this little guy, “WOW’! No doubt that the Anan10E is one of the best rigs to come through the Ham Radio Science shack, if not the very best. Probably most Apache Labs SDR owners already know this, but now for […]
  • Anan 10E Unboxing Video Up 08/04/2015
    The HRS unboxing of Apache Lab’s new Anan 10E video is up. Stay tuned for a “First Look” article and video over the next few days. So far the Anan 10E has been pretty impressive. It looks like it will be a game changer for SDR Transceivers in the sub $1000 range. Keep checking back! […]
  • Anan SDR Radios Now Available from US Dealers and a New Entry Level ANAN SDR 04/04/2015
    Some good news for you that have been interested in the generally highly regarded Anan series of SDR transceivers. First off, the Anan SDRs can be currently purchased from two us dealers, Gigaparts and Cheapham. The warranty on these radios are for 2 years against manufacturing defects with a US service center in Arkansas. Also […]
  • RTL2832u – R820T VS RTL2832u – R820T2 26/11/2014
    In the world of Software Defined Radio there have not been many new products introduced over the past year. The products that have been introduced have been a little pricey for what they do. With that being said, there is not much if anything that can beat the venerable RTL2832U dongle as a great low […]
  • The mcHF QRP Transceiver Project 22/08/2014
    When it comes to a low cost SDR QRP Transceiver W0MKA has the right idea. The mcHF QRP transceiver is a project that W0MKA has been working on for awhile and we are starting to see more of a finished product begin to emerge. W0MKA’s project is pretty much a DIY endeavor at this time. […]
  • The Three Best Low Cost SDR Radios You Can Buy Today 07/06/2014
    If you are thinking about getting involved with SDR radio or just want to add a new one to you shack, here are what we consider the three best values in SDR radio equipment available today. The operative word here is “low cost”. These SDRs are not necessarily the best you can buy, but offer […]
  • Ham Radio Deluxe Now Supports Alinco DX-SR9 26/05/2014
    The latest version of Ham Radio Deluxe as added CAT support for the DX-SR9 as well as the DX-SR8. This will allow HRD to control such things as tuning, transmit, power settings, mode, and other supported features of the Alinco radios. The Alinco transceivers have a much smaller command set available for computer control, but […]
  • NooElec Aluminum Extruded Case for the Ham It Up HF Converter 21/04/2014
    Overview Looking for a place to put your Ham It Up Converter? NewElec is now selling a very nice aluminum extruded case to fit the Ham It Up HF converter. As was discussed in an earlier article on HRS, a RTL2832U Dongle and the Ham It Up converter make a killer combo for a VHF,UHF, […]
  • Alinco DX-SR9 Hybrid SDR Transceiver Review 09/04/2014
    Introduction If Alinco’s DX-R8  receiver and the DX-SR8 had a child, it would be the DX-SR9. The DX-SR9 inherits the brains of the DX-R8 and the brawn of the DX-SR8 to create the DX-SR9 hybrid amateur radio transceiver. Hybrid SDRs are generally a standard radio receiver with buttons and knobs that feature an IQ output […]
  • New Forum for Ham Radio Science 19/02/2014
    As of today, HRS has decommissioned the old forum. We were just getting too many spammers. The new forum will allow us a better opportunity to help reduce some of the spam. Unfortunately, we were not able to move the user database or the old posts to the new forum. If you were a member […]


  • UAS – offers for CRAC Members 17/07/2015
    UAS Enterprises Ltd 10 ONLY £18.00 W-770HB Watson 2m/70cm Dualbander with Fold-over base * Bands 144 & 430MHz * 3dBi & 5.5dBi * 200W max * Length 1.1m * Base PL-259 SIRIO GPA 40 70 Base Antenna 4m 6m 6 … Continue reading →
  • The West Cornwall Motor Show 280615 29/06/2015
    As forecast we awoke to a wet and rather dismal day on Sunday with thick mist and driving drizzle being the order of the day. I arrived at the show site at around 10.15am and parked in public parking paying … Continue reading →
  • An excellent day out 24/06/2015
    Wadebridge Wheels, see photographs of previous years on the site, is an excellent day out for all the family. If it has wheels and an engine it may well be seen at this show from vintage tractors to Ferrari cars … Continue reading →
  • CRAC Social Evening 23/06/2015
    We are again meeting at the Countryman, Piece, Carnkie on Wednesday evening, June 24th from aroud 7.00pm onwards. Food available within the pub for those wishing to treat themselves. Its steak night on a Wednesday with I believe two steak … Continue reading →
  • Foundation Licence Training 16/06/2015
    With the unfortunate cancellation of the last planned course due to the inability of students to attend we are hoping to arrange a further course in September 2015. Keep a look out for further details. We can only set dates … Continue reading →
  • An end of an era begins 21/05/2015
    Today us the 76th anniversary of the formation of NAS 771. To mark the event 6 Sea King helicopters are carrying out a fly past sortie over West Cornwall leaving Culdrose at 10.30 BST. This also marks the start of … Continue reading →
  • CRAC Foundation Course Cancelled 05/05/2015
    Unfortunately it has been necessary to cancel the planned Foundation Licence course due to lack of support. Although there were 10 people waiting for a course in the final analysis only three came forward and confirmed they actually wished to … Continue reading →
  • Cornwall: Discovering the UK’s telecoms heritage 23/04/2015
    Follow the link below to take a look at the heritage we have on our doorstep Source: Cornwall: Discovering the UK’s telecoms heritage … Continue reading →
  • Making waves: Two huts used by radio pioneer Marconi provide a perfect base to explore the beautiful Cornish coastline 23/04/2015
    Known to us as the home of GB4MBP (Marconi Bass Point) one of our International Marconi Day Stations, station manager Geoff G0FHT. I visited the huts prior to their restoration and at that point they were fit to be demolished! … Continue reading →
  • Cornwall Volkswagen Owners Club – Swapmeet 18/04/2015
      The Swapmeet has been moved from the Easter Weekend due to popular demand and will take place on April 26th at the Victory Hall, Roche, St Austell, Cornwall. We hope to see a large attendance at this, the first … Continue reading →

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