Objectives: All the radio amateurs around the world are invited to make as many possible contacts with YO amateurs and other amateurs from different DXCC countries. Having fun and improving the operating skills in a fair play competition are the main objectives. Contest Period: Last full weekend of August: Saturday 12:00:00 UTC – Sunday 11:59:59 […]
The tree is decorated, the cookies are made, the gifts are wrapped and now all that’s left is to wish you a Merry Christmas. So, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year dear ham radio friends. I hope your holiday is filled with plenty of warmth, love, cheer, and happiness. Merry Christmas and Happy DXing from YO8TNB – Cristian!
Merle Taylor, 93, still practices Morse code in her basement outside Antigonish, N.S. We might live in a world where knowing how to write code is gold, but for 93-year-old Merle Taylor there is only one code morse code. Taylor learned Morse code at 20 when she signed up to help Canada and the war effort. Her war-time […]
As NASA’s Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft swung past Earth on Oct. 9, 2013, amateur radio operators around the world sent a Morse Code “HI” to the spacecraft. Would Juno hear their call? During its close flyby of Earth, NASA’s Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft listened for a communication from amateur radio operators transmitting from locations around the world. […]
In honour of the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan VI (numeral) BLT50 stations are on the air for a month from Australia VI6BLT50 is in the name of Malcolm Johnson (SVN Vet) VI4BLT50 in the name of WIA Director Ewan McLeod (SVN Vet) VI1, VI2, VI3, VI5, VI7, VI8BLT50 stations are registered […]
The 19th annual International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend is only days away with 420 registrations now and the organisers tip it will reach 500. Among the latest to join are from Algeria, Austria, Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Panama, Russia, Sri Lanka and Turkey – taking the total to 41 countries. The 400th registration went to the […]