ARISS Radio Telebridge Stalwart Gerald Klatzko, ZS6BTD, SK

When the International Space Station (ISS) orbit is not favorable for a direct Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact with a particular school or location scheduled to speak with an astronaut, ARISS…

Yasme Foundation Announces Grants and Excellence Awards

The Yasme Foundation Board of Directors announced several grants when it met in Orlando, Florida, on February 9. Financial support will go to: The Ethiopian Amateur Radio Society (ET3AA) for VHF equipment.   The SU8WRC/SU8X demonstration…

VP8PJ South Orkney Team En Route to Signy…

The MV Braveheart is at sea again, this time transporting the VP8PJ South Orkney DXpedition team to Signy Island. Track the vessel’s progress on the VP8PJ website. The Perseverance DX Group is sponsoring the DXpedition.…

UK 5 MHz Beacon Shutting Down

The 5 MHz (60-meter) GB3WES beacon in Westmorland, England (IO84qn), on 5.290 MHz will close down on March 11, 2020, when its Notice of Variation (NoV) expires. The beacon began service on October 30, 2004.…

AMSAT Declares End of Mission for Pioneer AO-85…

AMSAT reports that the pioneering AMSAT-OSCAR 85 (AO-85) CubeSat, also known as Fox-1A, has gone silent.“Having not been heard throughout the most recent period of full illumination, it is reasonable to believe the batteries have…

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is…

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then…