The end is near for RadioShack. It seems inevitable that the once seemingly ubiquitous electronics and cell phone retailer will liquidate its assets, after which RadioShack would cease to exist. A number of legal steps would come first, including a likely bankruptcy filing. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) delisted RadioShack on February 2, after the company failed to provide a plan to address...
Professor Joe Taylor, amateur radio operator K1JT and 1993 Nobel laureate in physics, briefly addresses a plenary session of the 2012 ITU World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on February 3, 2012. Afterward, he is awarded the ITU's Gold Medal by Dr. Hamadoun Tour?, HB9EHT, Secretary-General of the ITU.
On Friday, February 3, delegates and attendees...
Slovak Radio Amateurs are now allowed to use the entire 5258.5 - 5410.0 kHz band instead of the previous allocation of a single channel on 5260 kHz.
5258.5 - 5410.0 kHz is allowed for experimental purposes with a maximum power of 100 Watts ERP. and the licences are valid for 1 year.
Petr OK1RP 5 MHz Blog
Slovakia Amateur Radio Association (SARA) in Google English
The bodies of famed hot-air balloonist Richard Abruzzo, KC5VWK, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, and a companion were discovered on Monday, December 6 deep underwater off the coast of Vieste, Italy. Abruzzo, 47, and Carol Rymer-Davis, 65, of Denver, Colorado, had been missing since September 29 when they lost contact with officials during a balloon race, after their balloon made a rapid descent during rough...
The Post and Telekom Administration in Iceland has permitted TF Radio Amateurs the use of the 600 meter band (493-510kHz).
The permit is for A1A only with a maximum ERP of 100W and is valid until 31. Dec. 2010
Info from TF4M