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SAQ in Sweden to Conduct Annual Alexanderson Day Transmission

06/21/2021 SAQ, the call sign of the vintage Alexanderson alternator transmitter in Grimeton, Sweden, will conduct its annual Alexanderson Day transmission on Sunday, July 4. The CW transmission will be on 17.2 kHz, CW. The Alexanderson Grimeton Association is planning for two broadcasts from the circa 1924 Alexanderson alternator. Startup …

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CHESS CubeSats Will Not Carry Amateur Radio Payloads

06/21/2021 It was announced in January that two CHESS CubeSats set for launch in 2022 would carry amateur radio linear transponders. The project sponsors announced on June 10, however, that neither CHESS satellite would include an amateur radio payload. CHESS project management, citing funding constraints, had to move the project …

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MIR-SAT1 CubeSat Expected to Deploy from the ISS on June 22

06/21/2021 MIR-SAT1 (Mauritius Imagery and Radiotelecommunication Satellite 1), the first amateur radio CubeSat from the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius, is expected to be deployed from the International Space Station (ISS) on June 22. MIR-SAT1 will carry an amateur radio V/U digipeater (a downlink of 436.925 MHz has been …

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JA8COE/8 Yagishiri Island. From DXNews.com

Taka, JA8COE/8 will be active again from Yagishiri Island, IOTA AS – 147, 25 – 27 June 2021.He will operate on HF Bands, CW, SSB, FT8.Recent DX Spots JA8COE/8 QSL info:JA8COE/8 Log searchSearch JA8COE/8 via JA8COE, ClubLog OQRS.Ads for direct QSL:Masaaki Takahashi, Touko 16-8-4-8, Asahikawa Hokkaido, 078-8356, Japan. Yagishiri Island. …

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3DA0RU Eswatini. From DXNews.com

3DA0RU Team will be active from Eswatini, 22 October – 8 November 2021.Team – R7AL, RA1ZZ, RK8A, RW9JZ, OK8AU.Recent DX Spots 3DA0RU They will operate on 160 – 10m, CW, SSB, FT8.3DA0RU Log searchSearch QSL via R7AL, ClubLog OQRS. Eswatini. Author – Jan Hordijk. 3DA0RU. Eswatini. DX Pedition Logo. Eswatini. …

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FCC Closed for New Juneteenth Federal Holiday

06/18/2021 The FCC is closed today (Friday, June 18) in observance of the new Juneteenth federal holiday. Juneteenth, officially observed on June 19, celebrates the end of slavery in the US. Amateur radio applications and exam sessions filed after Thursday, June 17, night will not be processed until Monday, June …

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