26 July 2021
JA1TOKYO is on the air until 5 September to commemorate the Olympic and Paralympic Games
DX News from ARRL
Morse code used by Indian Police
Free online Foundation Amateur Radio course starts on 1 August.  Register now.
RSGB releases results of Amateur Radio survey
A Beginner's Guide to Amateur Radio
Drone swarms support Commando Forces trials
HMS Shoreham’s crew become first to convert to new autonomous minehunters
HMS QE transits the Suez Canal on her way to the Far East
HMS PoW makes her first visit to Gib
Latest on RN's Maritime Electronic Warfare Programme
Video of some of the non-aviation spaces and functioning on board HMS QE
RN Frigate Programme update
Optical Dazzling Interdictor (ODIN) seen fitted to USS Stockdale
First Sea Lord has approved the following:
To recognise the unique ethos of the #SubmarineService within the @RoyalNavy , approval has been given for all qualified submariners, ratings and officers, to wear black cap covers as of today. Black covers will now be the default except for ceremonial events.
Exploring the role of the RN
Story behind design of FLYCO on QE carriers

5 July 2021
New online directory of French radio amateurs
DX News from ARRL ( 2 July 21 )
New RSGB-Ofcom EMF calculator available
BBC medium wave stations closing
Photo essay - carrier Srtrike Group on its latest mission

21 June 2021
RSGB reports that the MacMichael Rally & the Ipswich Rally have been cancelled
The National Hamfest has been postponed until 2022
The International Space Station will be transmitting SSTV on 145.8 MHz FM between 21 and 26 June
Ofcom updates EMF guidance document and calculator
DX News from ARRL for 18 June
Ofcom publish British Grand Prix frequencies
New users of SDR devices such as the RTL dongle will find the series of videos by Frugal Radio on YouTube invaluable
RN's latest OPV HMS Spey commissioned into the Fleet
HMS Scott has started her latest mission - to survey the Atlantic Ocean
HMS Richmond practises over the stern replenishment with RFA Tidespring
HMS Richmond practises over the stern replenishment with RFA Tidespring
Photo essay of HMS QE and HMS Artful
VOA TV News report from onboard HMS QE
The technologies enabling underwater naval communications
BBC News report of possible cross-channel 'flying ferry'

8 June 2021
New IARU R1 Bandplan released
National Radio Centre at Bletchley has re-opened but with access limitations
RSGB thanks its volunteers
Ofcom release database of Amateur Radio Callsigns
DX News from ARRL
First F-35 landing on HMS PoW
New National Flagship for Britain
First time an unmanned air tanker has transferred fuel to another aircraft
Explanation of UKResponseGroup
Autonomous systems - the future of RN mine warfare
Analysis of RN Frigate and destroyer availability 2015 - 2020
Photo essay of UK Carrier Strike Group
RN servicewomen can now wear their hair in a ponytail or plait whilst in working rig
RN's first female admiral

24 May 2021
DX News from ARRL
Ofcom has updated its EMF page
RSGB has also updated its EMF page
RSGB National Radio Centre will open on Friday 28 May 2021 and will be open every day except Wednesdays until further notice
The Marconi CR100 / B28
Ofcom confirm Foundation (and Intermediate) operation in UK Territorial waters
UK Carrier Strike Group sets sail after historic royal visit
HMS PoW takes first steps towards front-line operations
The story of the destruction of HMS Hood
Discussion on whether RN ships are under-gunned
BBC article on RN developing artificial intelligence for future uncrewed submarines
RN announces the names of Type 31 frigates
RN aspires to a fully uncrewed major warship within the next decade says 2nd Sea Lord

17 May 2021
IARU Region 1 Monitoring System Newsletter now available
DX News from ARRL
Fifth of Astute-class subs - HMS Anson, enters final stages of construction
Spearfish Mod 1 torpedo goes into service
RN plans to replace manned Crowsnest with drone version by 2029

10 May 2021
The next Free Foundation Online Training course starts 16 May, register now
RSGB YouTube Channel has 2 videos to help radio amateurs understand the Ofcom EMF licence changes
DX News from ARRL
First basic trainees pass out of Collingwood in 50 years
Royal Marines trial use of jet suit for boarding operations
UK Carrier Strike Group sets sail(video)

28 April 2021
Practical Wireless and Radio User are now available on Pressreader to library users
DX News from ARRL
Naval museums prepare to open after pandemic lockdown
Close-in defence for RN's aircraft carriers
HMS Tamar given dazzle paint scheme
Considerations for the RN's Type 83 anti air warfare destroyer

27 April 2021
Merlin helos arrive on HMS QE ahead of deployment
RN ships searchlight tribute to victims of Plymouth blitz
Carrier strike deployment group to visit 40 countries
Aircraft carriers, dinosaurs and Max Hastings
SUBSUNK

18 April 2021
Sailors and Marines' key role in funeral of Duke of Edinburgh
HMS Glasgow starting to take shape
HMS Affray memorial service held in Alderney
More details of UK Carrier Strike Group upcoming deployment emerge
Cats and traps - options for RN carrier launched drones
DX News from ARRL
Radio amateur on BBC Radio 4 programme - The Life Scientific at 09.00 on Tuesday 20 April

7 April 2021
World Amateur Radio Day is coming up on 18 April
RSGB Tonight at 8.0 webinar on VNAs and the NanoVNA on 12 April @ 20.00
RTÉ to cease radio transmission on DAB network
Latest edition of The 5 MHz Newsletter is now available for free download
Amateur Radio contests explained
Ham Radio Friedrichshafen cancelled
Maritime Radio Day will take place on 14-15 April
DX News from ARRL
New RSGB EMF Calculator available
New draft Amateur Radio licence from Ofcom
Dreadnought class subs to get 'Fly-by-wire' technology
EX-Navy man builds new career with Lego
New autonomous surface vessel delivered to RN
RN's new 'Eyes in the Sky' enter service
Defence Review will forge a growing navy with expanding horizons
5 ways the Russian Navy could target indersea Internet cables
Novel technologies in anti-submarine warfare
Reflections on the Defence Command Paper
HMS Trenchant pays off
TASS reports 4 hypersonic missiles fired successfully from Russian frigate

19 March 2021
RN revives days of sail with training on tall ship
RN completes workouts with Baltic Navies
HMS QE arrives on the Clyde to embark munitions
Fascinating view inside a Russian Kilo-class submarine
RN W-class submarine design
When will the RN have 24 destroyers and frigates?
RAF Air Cadets Exercise Blue Ham is this weekend
DX News from ARRL

12 March 2021
Ofcom has published new EMF guidance HERE. RSGB will continue to publish EMF advice HERE
CQ Magazine has introduced a new multi-distributed multi-operator contest
DX News from ARRL
New RSGB video series demonstrates practical skills for newly licensed amateurs
Space update from SpaceX
Help for CW beginners
Monster antenna in ZL (video)
British Pathe newsreel of BBC Monitoring Service in 1941
New callbook of amateur stations in France available for download
Tim Hunkin rides again with The Secret Life of Components
Ofcom has released a database of callsigns for UK & Crown Dependencies
Latest issue of Naval Warfare magazine now available online
RN leads Joint Expeditionary Task Force in the Baltic Sea
The threat to the world's comms backbone - the vulnerability of undersea cables
Sunday Times article suggests only 48 F-35Bs will be ordered
Are the RN's aircraft carriers too big?
An almost-complete family tree of submarine designs
Digital standards in the RN

22 February 2021
The next RSGB Webinar Tonight @ 8 will be on 1st March on Propagation Prediction Tools
Friedrichshafen Ham Radio Fair still scheduled to go ahead on 25-27 June
DX News from ARRL
Daily Mail reckons 4 oldest Type 23 frigates to be retired early as part of Defence Review
Who will be the next Chief of the Defence Staff?
Snapshot of the Ops Room on board HMS Exeter 30 years ago during the Gulf War
How the RN monitors the Russian Navy sailing close to the UK
RNAS Culdrose construction photos unearthed
Video of the AWHERO Rotary Unmanned Air System (RUAS)

14 February 2021
DX News from ARRL
US Army describes how it build a quantum radio that can receive from DC to 20GHz
The anniversary of the 'Channel Dash'
Sculptor chosen to create National Submariner Memorial
Volunteer Cadet Corps celebrate 120th anniversary this weekend
RN submarines and non-acoustic sensor technology
Daily Telegraph reports Army to lose 10,000 over the next decade (paywall)
Figurehead removed from HMS Victory in 2009 and thought to be a replica now turns out to be original
2 year delay to HMS Audacious commissioning (and also to HMS Anson) due to 'technical issue'

8 February 2021
Version 2.3.0 of WSJT-X has just been released
DX News from ARRL
An introduction to SOTA (Summits on the Air)
Spearfish - the RN's new torpedo put through final trials by HMS Talent

1 February 2021
Register now for free Foundation Online Training Course starting 7 February
Register now for free Advanced Online Training Course starting 17 February
Latest ICQ podcast
Updated RSGB-Ofcom EMF calculator
Very long special call OV0JUTLANDIA commemorating Danish Hospital ship in the Korean War
RSGB video introducing and explaining online propagation tools
There is now a 2m beacon on St Helena
Australian amateurs now keep the same call when upgrading or moving
DX News from ARRL
HMS QE assumes role as new fleet flagship
RN set to receive new autonomous minesweepers
Rare Armada maps saved for the Nation
HMS Protector back at sea after 10-month maintenance overhaul
HMS Collingwood welcomes first New Entrants in 50 years
Low budget, lightweight Puma drones now operational with RN on HMS Tamar
RN innovation and transformation

14 January 2021
Home Construction talk by Steve G0FUW & Pete N6QW now on YouTube
Listing of the available & reserved UK callsigns
New Greek award commemorating 200 years of independence
Listen to digital modes on any Android device
New WSJT mode - Q65
Offshore patrol vessel HMS Spey swaps Blue for White Ensign
RN's successful technology trials
Analysis of the National Audit Office report on MOD's Equipment Plan
Royal Marines highlights of 2020