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EXAMS “Al-fresco”
The local radio amateur club LA3F, south of Oslo, had just completed its annual course for would-be radio-amateurs. The latest 3 participants were just ready for their exam when the corona virus struck. We can all imagine their frustration when Norway …
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New COVID-19 initiatives
Some new initiatives are listed on the COVID-19 page further down in this News section. RSGB has made available the May copy of its monthly publication RadCom. If your society has something to add, please let us know. …
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World Amateur Radio Day
Every April 18, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It was on this day in 1925 that the International Amateur Radio Union was formed in Paris. Amateur Radio experimenters were the first …
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Ham Radio Messe is cancelled
Due to current developments in regard to the spread of coronavirus COVID-19, Messe Friedrichshafen has been forced to make a very difficult decision: the international amateur radio exhibition Ham Radio will not be taking place in the planned period of June …
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