Radio Ink

Library Adds Two Heavy Hitters

The Library of American Broadcasting Foundation has elected Streamline Publishing President Deborah Parenti and BMI Vice President of Licensing and Industry Relations Dan Spears to its Board of Directors. The LABF also announced that the following board members were elected to new 3-year terms: Chandra Clark, Ginny Morris, Harry Jessell,...
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Dwingeloo Radio Telescope

A collaboration of Members of the CAMRAS Foundation, ESA, Lacuna Space, and Jan, PA3FXB have sent the Observatory's callsign PI9CAM on a round trip of 730,360km to the Moon and back. This is hardly anything new, as this telescope was commissioned in 1956, played an important role in the early...
Radio Business Report

Spears, Parenti Now LABF Board Members

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The President and Publisher of Streamline Publishing’s Radio Ink and Radio + Television Business Report and the VP of Licensing and Industry Relations at BMI have been elected to the Board of Directors of the Library of American Broadcasting Foundation (LABF). Taking the seats, respectively, are Deborah...

IRTS’ Best Advice for BIPOC Students Working in Media

IRTS’ annual Multicultural Career Workshop gave helpful insight into BIPOC students ticket into the world of media. The International Radio and Television Society Foundation (IRTS) hosted its 2021 Multicultural Career Workshop last week, featuring several panelists and speakers from media companies like Viacom, NBC Universal, and MTV, among others. The three-day virtual event was dedicated to helping BIPOC students break into the media industry.

SEARG meeting

The November meeting of the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group will be held on Monday the 29th of November at 8:00 p.m. sharp at The Sweep Bar, Adamstown, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford, Eircode X91 H588. As with all public gatherings the management of The Sweep Bar will only allow access to...

Digital Radio Operating Manual

Those interested in digital radio can download a copy of the Digital Radio Operating Manual from the Galway Radio Club web page. This manual is packed with information about the various digital modes, information about repeaters and gateways, maps and lists of EI, GI and UK talk Groups. The 2021...

New Transceiver at EI0MAR

The purchase of the radio was partially funded by a grant from the IRTS and it's Promoting Amateur Radio Fund, for which The Howth Martello Radio Group is very grateful. Tony EI5EM cut the blue ribbon on the new rig, which was then unboxed and installed. Several QSOs were made on CW and SSB by Tony and Ana EI5IXB respectively. Annard EI4IQB set up his Icom IC705 and portable antenna just outside the Martello Tower and made a QSO to French Guiana on SSB with only five Watts.

PAR Grant for the Howth Martello Radio Group

Tony, Ei5EM reports that the Howth Martello Radio Group is very grateful to the IRTS for the grant of 800 Euro from the Promoting Amateur Radio fund, PAR. This will go a long way to enable the Group to upgrade the station equipment at EI0MAR. A new Icom IC7300 is...

The impact of photovoltaics

Seamus Ei8EP reports on the IARU Region 1 website that the 358 page Final Report on the Study on the evaluation of the Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive has now been published. It is publicly available, free of charge, from the Publications Office of the European Union. The Political Relations Committee of...

Shannon Basin Radio Club nets

The popular Shannon Basin Radio Club nets are once again on the air. The top band net is on Mondays at 21:00 on 1.990 Mhz +- qrm, The 80M net is on Thursdays qt 21:00 on 3.785 Mhz +- qrm, The 2M net is on Sundays at 21:00 on the Clubs Repeater EI2SBR .

IARU bandplan proposal for Digital modes

The IARU document proposing greatly enhanced bandplan allocations for digital modes such as FT8 is available to download. In the case of 20m it is proposed these data segments should be allocated:. • 21 kHz for “Time Sync Data” modes such as FT8 and FT4. • 24 kHz for conversational...