On the Essex Ham forum Jakub 2E0FTX reports on a new handheld FM rig for under $80 that can deliver up to 10 watts output
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TV news channel 9 reports for more than 100 years a special group of hobbyists, affectionately called ‘Hams’ have used amateur radio to help others in need
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CITEL, the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission of OAS, Organization of American States, approved on XXIV Permanent Consultative Committee II: Radiocommunications (PCC.II) an Inter-American proposal (IAP) for contiguous 60m Amateur Radio band from 5275 to 5450 kHz, in secondary status
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Infrastructure is still being restored following Cyclone Hudhud on Sunday that hit Odisha in the Bay of Bengal on the east coast of India
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The feedback that the RSGB are getting is that some people have found the consultation document difficult to read and interpret, yet the questions seem simple.
Since there are various important points that may not be entirely obvious on first reading of the document, the RSGB have decided to provide some more specific guidance on how to interpret the document and importantly help you to form your response
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