The Nicosia Amateur Radio Club invites you to a seminar titled: “First steps in amateur radio”, which shall be held at the English School Radio Club, on Thursday 15/2/2018, at 8:30μμ (20:30). Map: https://goo.gl/CwBrMh
In true amateur radio spirit, two new multi-mode digital repeaters have been activated over the past couple of weeks in the Limassol and Larnaca regions. Both repeaters have been hand made by George 5B4AMD and Stelios 5B4ALR.
The repeaters are based on the mmdvm platform and also use a Raspberry Pi3 mini computer for processing and networking as well as a Nextion intelligent display, supporting Continue reading
A new DMR Repeater has been activated over the past few weeks in the Paphos region. The DMR Repeater has been activated by a group of radio amateurs located in Paphos. The radio amateurs involved in this project have formed a group known as the “Paphos Repeater Group”, which is a stand alone self funded group.
The DMR 70cm Repeater is located Continue reading
In addition, the C4FM Repeater located at Vavatsinia has developed a fault and is also offline pending repairs.
More information will be made available as and when known.
The repeater is located in a central location in the city of Larnaca, grid locator:KM64TW
Transmit frequency is : 439.600MHz
Shift : -5000Hz
Receive Frequency: 434.600MHz
The repeater has been installed on a trial basis and for testing. The shift will be changed when a decision is made if the repeater shall remain at the current location.
This will be the Club’s Annual General Meeting, so your presence is important!
We will be QRV on R5 (145.725) half an hour before and during the meeting. Continue reading
It is with great pride and joy that CARS has completed the first ever ARISS contact with the International Space Station from Cyprus. The contact was performed between astronaut Mark T. Vande Hei, KG5GNP, and students at the English School in Nicosia. It’s worth noting that Mark was involved in a space walk a day before the contact, repairing external parts of the ISS.
The ARISS contact was performed via a telebridge link to W6SRJ, Santa Rosa Jr College Amateur Radio Club, operated by Tim Bosma, W6MU, and moderated by Eskil van Loosdrecht, SM5SRR located in Knivsta, Sweden.
The telebridge was Continue reading
The final date for renewals is the January 31st, 2018!
The Republic of Kosovo (Z6) has been added to the DXCC List of current entities, increasing the total number of current DXCC entities to 340. The addition of Kosovo raises to 331 the required number of current entities confirmed to qualify for DXCC Honor Roll; Top of Honor Roll is 340. DXCC award accounts are being tabulated to reflect the change.
The action is effective from the 21st of January and it is not retroactive.
Read the full article on ARRL website
Bob, 5B4AGN informs us that ZC4A will be QRV from Cyprus SBA between 24-31 January including CQ 160m CW Contest. 2-3 stations will be QRV all bands 160-10m. CW focus but with some SSB/Data mode activity.
QSL via M0URX OQRS system.