Andre Botes, ZS2ACP, in Port Elizabeth worked Willem Badenhorst, ZS6WAB, at Polokwane on 40,682 MHz FSK441 via meteor scatter on 6 August 2015. This is a distance of 1 184 km that is a new South African Radio League record as well as a world record. Ian Roberts, ZS6BTE, and Willem, ZS6WAB set up the first-ever record on this band, over a Tropo distance of around 300 km.
Starting on August 6, dozens of young radio amateurs from IARU Region 1 will gather for a week in South Africa for Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) South... Read more
Photo:AA5AU The ARRL RTTY Roundup over the January 2-3 weekend is a veritable digital festival, so dust off those keyboards! In addition to convention... Read more
Super Typhoon Nock-Ten (locally “Nina”) interrupted Christmas for radio amateurs in the Philippines, who responded to provide communication for the di... Read more
On the same launch as an Amateur Radio satellite in January from India, some tiny 0.25 U CubSats called SpaceBEEs — not to be confused with the fantas... Read more
Hurricane Irma, making its way through the Caribbean with the possibility of affecting South Florida by week’s end, has, in the words of the National... Read more