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April 18 — World Amateur Radio Day
In only two more weeks we will celebrate the WARD, the World Amateur Radio Day. At April 18 in 1925 the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris. Just two years later, at the International Radiotelegraph Conference, Amateur Radio …
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CW World Heritage Working Group
The IARU Region 1 Virtual General Conference in October 2020 approved the formation of a CW World Heritage Working Group as per proposal NS20_C4_09. More than twenty member societies agreed to their continued support regarding this working group. Meanwhile an initial virtual …
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5 MHz Band in South Africa
South Africa’s SARL has asked the communications regulator ICASA to allow radio amateurs a 100 kHz wide allocation in the 5 MHz (60m) band with 400 watts output. In terms of the outcome of the WRC-15, ICASA published on 25 May 2018 …
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Petrinja Earthquake
An earthquake today at 12:19 UTC has caused severe damage in Petrinja in Croatia. The town is about 50 kilometres from the capital Zagreb. The neighbouring country Slovenia has shut down the Krsko nuclear power plant as a precaution. The earthquake …
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