A nice Gift to Morse Operators: Morsum Magnificat now available free

morsum-magnificat-coverThe English language edition of Morsum Magnificat, the Morse Magazine, otherwise known as “MM”, contained a vast amount of information and illustrations of interest to Morse operators, key collectors, historians, researchers and other Morse enthusiasts.

Published from 1986 to 2004, in 89 issues, with readers and contributors around the world, it covered every conceivable aspect of Morse telegraphy, past, present and future, in a truly international way. Continue reading

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Amelia Earhart project 80th anniversary flight HF Radio Flight route

hf_radio_flight_route_map_1_2a_600In June 2017, pilot and radio amateur Brian Lloyd WB6RQN will embark to retrace the historic worldwide equatorial flight route, commemorating 80 years since Amelia Earhart’s famous attempt at circumnavigating the world in 1937. Brian’s aircraft is equipped with HF Automatic Link Establishment (HF ALE), and will be active on the radio amateur ALE channels during the flight. Amateur radio operators worldwide will be able to connect directly with Brian WB6RQN/AM Air Mobile on High Frequency SSB, ALE and AMD text messaging during the flight. The 125 Watt radio system is equipped with an under-fuselage HF antenna and SGC SG-237 antenna tuning unit. Continue reading

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The 144 MHz EME Newsletter

moonThe new 144 MHz EME Newsletter Issue 4/2017  has been published .

you can find a PDF copy here.

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World Amateur Radio Day

18010324_1371490072912557_2904841618479112479_nWorld Amateur Radio Day (WARD) on Tuesday, April 18, will mark the 92nd anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU), and Radio Amateurs celebrate the day in 1925 that the IARU was formed in Paris. “Celebrating Amateur Radio’s Contribution to Society” is the WARD theme.

Amateur Radio experimenters were the first to discover that the shortwave spectrum — far from being a wasteland — could support worldwide propagation. In the rush to use these shorter wavelengths, Amateur Radio was Continue reading

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Visit the CARS booth at the Mediterranean Science Festival ’17

Med Science Festival 2017 posterCARS shall be participating at the Mediterranean Science Festival 2017, on Saturday, 29 April 2017, between 10:00 and 18:00, at the Old Port Square in Limassol.

You are all welcomed to visit our booth and take a sneak peak into the magic world of amateur radio. Continue reading

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CARS to participate at the Mediterranean Science Festival 2017

Mediterranean Science FestivalWe are happy to announce that the Cyprus Amateur Radio Society has been invited to take part in the 2017 Mediterranean Science Festival to be held between 27-30 April 2017, at the Old Port Square in Limassol. The MSF is the largest celebration of science, technology and innovation in Cyprus!

MSF17 is organized by the non-profit organization SciCo Cyprus, the Youth Board of Cyprus and the Cyprus Ports Authority. Continue reading

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Club Log & LoTW Interface

clubloglotwGreat news – today, ARRL announced that Club Log is the first Trusted Partner for LoTW integration:

This means the through Club Log one can sign and upload QSOs, or download LoTW matches directly from server to server, without relying on desktop looks like tqsl. Continue reading

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16 new radio amateurs in Cyprus!!

congratulationsCARS is happy to announce that 16 persons have successfully completed the 2017 amateur radio examination held on Wednesday, 8 March 2017.

CARS wishes you all lots of good DX!! Continue reading

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University of Kaiserslautern to release Stratospheric balloon

csm_1703_ballonstart_2bf0e6a184On April 1, 2017 the day of “Open Campus”, a group at the university of Kaiserslautern in Germany,  DLØHSK will release a stratosphere balloon which will have an amateur-specific payload for the following applications. It will transmit

 

  • SSTV live image  on 145.500 MHz,
  • voice output in FM (phone) on 145.350 MHz
  • as well as position data transmission via APRS and AFSK on 144.800 MHz.

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Scouts Announce 2017 JOTA-JOTI Theme

jota_jotiScouting’s World Jamboree on the Air/Jamboree on the Internet (JOTA-JOTI) Team has announced the theme for this fall’s JOTA-JOTI event: “60 Years Connecting Scouts.” The 2017 theme recognizes the event’s beginnings in 1957 and commemorates its growth in participation and in the expanding communication channels activated this coming October. In addition to Amateur Radio, those channels include Internet-based channels and other Internet-based options, including social media, ScoutLink, IRC chat services, Skype, and more. Continue reading

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