66th UKW-Tagung Weinheim goes virtaual-only

Weiheim UKW Tagung 2021

The organizer of UKW-Tagung in Weinheim decided to shift the meeting, due to COVID-19 concerns, in the online format. Call for papers is still open, you can register for a presentation via a shared online platform until August 28, 2021. The lectures are not limited to VHF topics but include everything that is of interest to the technology-loving amateur. A lecture is scheduled for 25…

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60th anniversary of first OK QSO on 10GHz

OK2KKW first OK amateur radio 10GHz QSO

From OK2KKW webpage, a nice story about first OK QSO on 10 GHz: Another piece, representing the level of our technology, they had with them at Klínovec OK1KAD – the first device for 10 GHz, equipped with a klystron and a superheat receiver. Unfortunately, due to an unfavorable coincidence, the connection failed to a greater distance. One of the facilities…

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Contests on the first weekend in August

Alpe Adria, Bayerische Berg Tag, DARC Sommer Fielday, OK Letni QRP

On the first weekend in August don’t forget to participate in some of few “field day” style contests: Sommer-BBT Contest (2m to 6cm) DARC UKW-Sommer-Fieldday (2m to 6cm) ALPE-ADRIA VHF CONTEST (2m) OK Letní QRP Contest (2m) We wish you nice weather and good propagation! Enjoy! Photo credit: Photo by 🧔‍♂️ Michal Kmeť on Unsplash

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