From time to time we may come across a news story or an article covering an important issue which effects all of the Amateur Radio community. So we feel it is our duty to make it available here for all to read.
Have You Seen Worlds Largest Satellite Images?
Can you imagine how large an image is, which has dimensions of 86400 pixels wide and 43200 pixels high? Off hand it is probably difficult for your inner eye to imagine how big that is in reality. To put these wild dimensions into perspective they can be...
What Is Amateur Radio Really?
Source by Gino Berno Given the passion of Hams, regarding their "hobby", even the definition of Amateur Radio may generate debate. Wikipedia's definition of Amateur Radio (also known as Ham Radio) is "the use of the designated radio frequency spectrum for purposes of...
PUBLIC NOTICE FROM FCC
WARNING: AMATEUR AND PERSONAL RADIO SERVICES LICENSEES AND OPERATORS MAY NOT USE RADIO EQUIPMENT TO COMMIT OR FACILITATE CRIMINAL ACTS
Its Official: Amateur Service License Fees Are Coming
FCC reduced it to $35.00 per actionable application.
Arecibo telescope collapses, ending 57-year run
The Arecibo Observatory is gone. Its 900-ton instrument platform, suspended above a dish in the karst hills of Puerto Rico, collapsed this morning, at about 8 a.m. local time, says Ramon Lugo, director of the Florida Space Institute at the University of Central Florida, which manages the 57-year-old radio telescope for the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Second cable breaks at Puerto Rico’s Arecibo telescope