The ministry communication of Lebanon, conducted exams for amateur radio operators last Saturday 15th October 2016. As posted by OD5RI on RAL (Radio Amateurs of Lebanon) facebook group, the exams took place in the premises of Orego, in Beirut. Around 50 people took the exam. Mr A.MYoussef, director general and …
Yesterday, 13th October 2016, King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, died at the age of 88 at the Siriraj hospital in Bangkok. He was the patron of the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand (RAST). From RAST’s page on QSL.net: His Majesty the King had been presented the callsign HS1A by the …
It didn’t happen. Looks like it was a mis-interpretation of the software data.
A new distance record was broken between 4 and 5 October 2016. PY1MHZ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (locator GG87JC) received V51PJ’s signal in Rosh Pinah, Namibia (locator JG82IE).
Icom released a firmware update for the IC-7300 HF/50MHz radio.
This just made its appearance online. I mean, literally, a few minutes ago. It’s most likely in pre-release stage.
KC0W posted this message on his QRZ.com page from Kiribati:
Radioddity should have started shipping the DM-5Rs yesterday, at least according to their offer.
This year’s JOTA – JOTI will take place on the weekend of 14th – 16th October.
Icom announced a 1W digital walkie talkie, model IC-DPR30.