Radio News


Sunday, 29 March 2015

Week 13 2015

This week's bit of fun:


The weeks seem to be rushing by. This week was busy doing radio things including a committee meeting and teaching part of the amateur radio intermediate course.

Sunday, 22 March 2015

Week 12 2015

This week's bit of fun:


Another good week, being very busy again. Matthew recorded me a feature for the podcast on producing PCB's

Wednesday I tried to record the latest episode of the ICQPODCAST with Ed and Martin but just before we started recording I had a power cut for two and a half hours.

Thursday Ed, Martin and I recorded episode 180 of the ICQPODCAST for release Sunday.

Saturday Chris and I spent the day on HMS Belfast were we spent lots of time with the general public and even issued 44 Morse certificates to the children who stopped by and did some Morse with us.

Sunday Adrian came to visit, we spent some time together playing with VOIP and Radio. Colin published episode 180 of the ICQPODCAST.

Series Eight Episode Six of the ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast - Making PCB’s has been released.

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Ed Durrant DD5LP and Martin Rothwell M0SGL to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is - Making PCB’s by Matthew Nassau 2E0MTT

News stories include:-

  • Amateur / Ham Radio Statistics - March 2015
  • Winner of UK CanSat 2015 Announced
  • Scientist Radio Ham Named for Prestigious Award
  • World Amateur Radio Day 2015
  • 80th ARRL Anniversary of North Dakota Radio Amateur
  • PyQSO v0.2 Released
  • Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 Introduced in Congress
  • SARL Assist Zambians with the Licensing of Amateurs

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