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S01WS - Western Sahara A new QTH is almost ready and S01WS from Western Sahara will again be QRV in a few days time.

E51DLD - South Cooks Doug, W6HB will again be active from Rarotonga as E51DLD between April 21-28, 2019. QRV on 160-10m using the shacks of E51AND and E51JD. QSL via homecall.

Fifine Condenser Microphone K669B Review/Test Plug and play USB recording microphone with 5.9-Foot USB Cable included for computer PC laptop that connects directly to USB port for record music, computer singing or podcast.Easy to use and install on Mac or.

Camouflaged Ham Radio Antenna Model Frequency Gain Length Feedline VT-14 144-148 2.6 36 in. 3 ft. RG-58 VT-22 222-225 2.6 25 in. 3 ft. RG-58 VT-44 440-450 2.6 16 in. 3 ft. RG-58 VT-27 144-148 & 440-450 2.6 36 in. 3 ft. RG-58 VT-900 900-928 4.2 19 in. 3 ft. RG-58 VT-1200 1270-1290 4.2 16 in.

VU7RI - Lakshadweep Islands Shabu, M0KRI + others will be active from Lakshadweep, AS-016 as VU7RI between October 19 to November 3, 2019. QRV on 80-6m; focus on higher bands, CW/SSB/FT8. QSL via M0KRI, LoTW, Club Log.

A82X & A82Z - Liberia From September / October the Italian Dxpedition Team will be active from Liberia:. From September / October the Italian Dxpedition Team will be active from Liberia:. - DX World 17 April 2019.

J79U & J79TA - Dominica Thomas SM0CXU and Tore SM0DZB will be active from Dominica as J79U and J79TA during May 7-15, 2019. QRV on HF bands. QSL via M0OXO.

FR/F4HPX - Reunion Island Thomas, F4HPX will again be active from Reunion as FR/F4HPX starting mid-May 2019. QRV on 40-15m SSB and FT8. QSL via H/c, LoTW, eQSL, Club Log OQRS.

West Ham v Leicester City: All you need to know The official West Ham United website with news, tickets, shop, live match commentary, highlights, fixtures, results, tables, player profiles, West Ham TV and more…

Djibouti J20DX IOTA DXpedition Thwarted by Bureaucracy Djibouti J20DX IOTA DXpedition operators Col McGowan, MM0NDX; Jonathan Bowes, MM0OKG, and Christian Cabre, EA3NT, have thrown in the towel on their efforts to operate from two infrequently activated African islands - Moucha Island and the very rare Sept-Frères.

Lyrid Meteors Come, Bright Region Leaves 04.18.2019 - Space Weather News "Space Weather quiets down this week though we continue to get hit with sporadic pockets of fast solar wind. Activity could increase at high latitudes, with a brief chance for aurora, but expect only unsettled conditions to persist through the remainder of this week.

First Look at the new Yaesu FTDX-101D - DXEngineering Announced features for incredible Yaesu FTdx-101D include:. * Elite-Level 160 to 6 Meters 100 Watt Transceiver* Superb and astonishing close-in Dynamic Range Performance, even in crowded bands* Hybrid SDR Technology with Direct Sampling and NBW SDR* 9 MHz IF Roofing Filter Produce Excellent Shape Factor* 400 MHz HRDDS * Completely Independent...

Dimitri Payet's West Ham Exit Decision Led To Decline - Former France Star Follow @insidefutbolFormer France international Christophe Dugarry believes Dimitri Payet made the wrong decision to leave West Ham United for Marseille in 2017. Payet had a stellar first season at West Ham, but his relationship with the club deteriorated in his second year and he forced his way out to return to Marseille in January 2017.

Icom IC-9700 Review, Demo And Walkthrough The all new Icom IC-9700 tri-band direct sampling transceiver. This is a most impressive rig and I will be showing many more videos on this unit. To start, let me show you the rig and talk about some of the features and reasons why this is a total game changer for the hobby.

World Snooker Championship: Ronnie O'Sullivan draws amateur James Cahill Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan will face amateur James Cahill in the first round of the World Championship at the Crucible. Blackpool's Cahill, 23, came through three rounds of qualifying to become the first non-professional to appear in Sheffield.

World Amateur Radio Day One of these is ham radio… Every April 18, radio amateurs worldwide celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. It was on this day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris.

Publix deals 4/17: Ham, corn, smoked sausage, eggs, Goldfish crackers, Hellmann's mayo, coffee Publix has some sweet deals this week including sweet corn, ham, Hillshire Farm smoked sausage, Hebrew National beef franks, eggs, Goldfish crackers, Hellmann's mayo, New England coffee, canned vegetables and more! These deals are valid through Saturday, April 20.

Local ham radio enthusiast is setting up a Waitsburg emergency communication center Brian Treadway hopes to garner interest from new or future operators. WAITSBURG-Waitsburg's Brian Treadway said he followed his grandfather's footsteps into ham radio but now uses the platform mostly in an emergency response capacity. He's hoping to garner more local interest, especially from those interested in providing emergency services.

Stateside: Line 5 tunnel negotiations; Detroit origins of spiral cut ham; sex ed in the #MeToo era Today on Stateside, Governor Whitmer reopens talks with Enbridge about a tunnel to house replacement pipelines for Line 5. But environmental groups want the current Line 5 shut down before moving forward on plans for its replacement.

Getting a spiral cut ham for your Easter dinner? You can thank this Detroit salesman. Sprial cut hams with a sweet honey glaze are a staple of many Easter Sunday dining spreads. That now common method of slicing up a ham has its roots right here in Michigan. New York Times food correspondent Kim Severson joins Stateside to talk about tracing the origins of the spiral cut ham.

There Are Over 3-Million Amateur Radio Operators Worldwide Back in April of 1925, the International Amateur Radio Union came into existence in the incredibly cosmopolitan city of Paris.

Hyderabad celebrates International HAM Radio Day To celebrate the occasion, we spoke to some HAM operators from Hyderabad on why they took up a hobby that's not so common and what continues to drive them in its pursuit. Ram Mohan has been a HAM for more than three decades now, having received his licence at the age of 14.

Irish amateur boxer provides sole Irish positive doping test of 2018 Last August, the Irish Athletic Boxing Association confirmed that a four-month suspension has been handed to Metcalfe: this followed a sample provided by Metcalfe in an in-competition test in February 24th 2018, after the 25-year-old Dubliner won the 56kg title at the National Elite finals.

Alt-512 Qrp Transceiver An improved version of the SKY-SDR transceiver. New features and changes include:. *AVAILABILITY: Tentatively around Easter 2019.

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