The best meteor shower of the year, the Geminids, peaks this weekend when Earth passes through a stream of debris from ‘rock comet’ 3200 Phaethon
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The IOTA Committee has been made aware that Dino Island no longer meets the requirements laid down for qualification for IOTA and have decided that it should be withdrawn from EU-144 with effect from 1st January 2015
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Australia’s first fully integrated digital hospital officially opened Monday at Hervey Bay and is the first local hospital to computerise everything from diet to dialysis and integrate its operations, equipment and services
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Compared to the previous seven days, solar activity dropped over the past week December 4 to 10 with average daily sunspot numbers down 63.6 points to 88.4, and average daily solar flux off 32.5 points to 139.6. But both numbers were higher on December 11, a good sign
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On Friday, December 12, Dr. Elizabeth Bruton, who is well known for her radio communications presentations at the RSGB Convention, gave an interview about Marconi, Chelmsford and modern technology on the BBC Essex Dave Monk Show
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The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) through President Tim Ellam VE6SH/G4HUA is a founding Advisory Board member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Smart Sustainable Development Model (SSDM) Initiative
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