Radio amateur Hans Van Rijsse PD0AC has written about his first impressions of the new Baofeng GT-3 Mark II dual-band handheld
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Last weekend GB7MA was taken from the test site up to the repeater site at 750 feet ASL. Coverage across Manchester, Cheshire and as far south as Stoke has been confirmed by users across the North West
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The ARRL report the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) organization is continuing to explore the possibility of establishing a network of ground stations to enable the use of the Ham TV video system during ARISS school contacts
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Dhruva Space, a two-year-old startup co-founded by space technologist and ham radio operator Sanjay Nekkanti VU3ISS/AB3OE, sealed a deal with AMSAT India on November 30, 2014 to develop HAMSAT II, the successor to HAMSAT VO-52 which went silent on July 11, 2014 due to the failure of it’s on-board lithium ion batteries
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Dmitry Pashkov R4UAB reports that the COSMOS-2491 satellite carries RS-46 operating on 435.465 MHz and 435.565 MHz (+/- Doppler)
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