BRING IT ON!! Hope to work many stations, keep an ear for me. New Categories for 2011! The 2011 ARRL DX Contest features new entry categories: Single Operator Assisted, High Power Single Operator Assisted, Low Power Multioperator, Single Transmitter, High Power Multioperator, Single Transmitter, Low Power Rules here: PLEASE READ BEFORE YOU GO ON AIR!
Stuff I’m Working On!!
Saw the International Space Station this evening, clear sky and looked fab!
I will patch the mission audio through the Limerick Repeater, Launch scheduled for 21.50.
A small team of amateur radio operators are keeping the lines of communication open in earthquake-hit areas of Christchurch. AREC team member Richard Smart ZL4FZ said 10 radio amateurs are using their two emergency broadcast vans to keep rescue teams and Civil Defence staff in touch. He said one is at a major welfare centre …
Four Americans kidnapped by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman are reported killed. Two of them were KF6RVB and K9ESO, Jean and Scott Adam, a married couple from South Dakota. They were on a long term voyage delivering Bibles around the world
Following the earthquake yesterday in Christchurch, ZL operators are helping with communications. Best wishes to them and our thoughts are with the people of Christchurch.
From the BBC… The Sun has unleashed its strongest flare in four years, observers say. The eruption is a so-called X-flare, the strongest type; such flares can affect communications on Earth. Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spacecraft recorded an intense flash of extreme ultraviolet radiation emanating from a sunspot. The British Geological Survey (BGS) has …
Countdown to site launch!!
SFI today 107, things are looking up