FCC’s OET Clarifies Emissions Compliance Testing for RF LED Lighting Devices

The FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OEThas clarified that all RF LED lighting devices falling under Part 15 rules as “unintentional radiators” must meet conducted and radiated emissions limits set forth in those rules.

“Operation of Part 15 unintentional radiators is subject to the condition that no harmful interference is caused,” the OET reminded, in a knowledge database paper re...

30-Jun-2016, 19:05:00 (www.arrl.org)

The FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin #154

Here’s the latest FREE DX-World Weekly Bulletin (#154), brought to you by Bjorn ON9CFG. A must read for the real DXer! Click here to download.  
30-Jun-2016, 15:26:07 (www.dx-world.net)

JA8COE/8 – Yagishiri Island, AS-147

Taka JA8COE will be active from Yagishiri Island AS-147 during the IOTA contest (July 30-31). QSL via H/c.
30-Jun-2016, 04:04:12 (www.dx-world.net)

Special Event Stations to Mark Pope’s Visit to Poland

Several special event stations are poised to mark the visit of Pope Francis to Poland. The Pope will be in Poland July 27-31 to once again take part in World Youth Days in Kraków. This is Pope Francis’ first visit to Poland, where he will also make stops at the national shrine in Czestochowa to honor 1050 years of Christianity in Poland and pay respects to the victims of the former Auschwitz Na...

29-Jun-2016, 18:19:00 (www.arrl.org)

IOTA & Club Log matching…how it works.

The following handy checklist is written by Charles M0OXO for DX-World readers. You may by now be aware IOTA Crediting is possible via Club Log. 1) First of all you need your full log on the Club Log Database. 2) Then go to the IOTA site and Log in….and select Club Log QSO matches. 3) […]
29-Jun-2016, 17:10:37 (www.dx-world.net)

KL7RRC – Kalgin or Fire Island, NA-158

Yuri, N3QQ informs DX-World that he’ll be on a business trip next week to Soldotna, Alaska. There’s a possibility he will make a side trip to either Kalgin or Fire Island NA-158 around July 8-11. He will know for sure by Friday. If active he’ll use KL7RRC, testing out 2 SDR’s (MB-1 and SunSDR2-Pro with […]
29-Jun-2016, 15:27:56 (www.dx-world.net)

V4/G0FWX – St Kitts

REMINDER – Gary, G0FWX will be active from St Kitts as V4/G0FWX between June 29 to July 6, 2016. QRV holiday-style, HF bands. QSL via M0URX.
29-Jun-2016, 12:34:58 (www.dx-world.net)

IOTA crediting via Club Log

Charles, M0OXO in a blog post informs how IOTA credits via Club Log are now starting to appear. Basically, Club Log is electronically matching IOTA QSOs with logs on the Club Log system that will ultimately give IOTA accreditation without having to produce a card for checking.
29-Jun-2016, 12:28:11 (www.dx-world.net)

New RSGB Microwave Manager

The RSGB’s Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Lewis G4SJH to the position of Microwave Manager. Barry brings considerable experience to the role from homebrew and contesting, to regulatory affairs. He succeeds the former Microwave Manager Murray Niman G6JYB, who had been covering the role since his appointment as Chair of the […]
29-Jun-2016, 08:28:54 (rsgb.org)

West Virginia ARES Units on Alert for Possible Activation in Wake of Flooding

All Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) districts and counties in West Virginia are on alert for possible activation in the aftermath of severe flooding, which has claimed at least 2 dozen lives, destroyed hundreds of homes, and damaged countless others. More than 30,000 were without electrical power at one point, but that number now is less than 8000. More rain has been forecast for the reg...

29-Jun-2016, 02:22:00 (www.arrl.org)