The amateur radio site www.cqtube.com is back active
again after some technical problems, there are some
interesting audio and video files available.
Escape2Adventure 9-14 January 2009
The 14th Australian Venture, 'Escape', will take place
in January and Amateur Radio will be a part of it.
It is a major National youth event of the Venturer
section (14-18 years old) of Scouts Australia.
Venturers and Guides from all over Australia and around
the world will be taking part.
The Amateur Radio Shack will be on-air from Friday 9th
January until Wednesday 14th January 2009 using the
Operation will be on HF will be on or near the Scout
3.650 and 3.790 DX, 7.090, 14.190 or 14.290, 21.190,
Sked can be arranged via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
15th February 2009 Coolmine Radio Rally,
The Coolmine Radio Rally, run by the Phoenix Radio Club
will be held in the Coolmine Community School,
Clonsilla Dublin 15 on Sunday 15th February 2009. Doors
open 9.30 am for table bookings and information please
contact Tony 087-2439997 or Tom 01-8211043 See map on
This week in History
1900 Fessenden is claimed to be first to transmit sound
of the human voice without wires.
1906 Fessenden transmits voice and music on
1947 Transistor invented at Bell Telephone Labs. USA