Do you want to support a project to place a life-size bronze statue of Nikola Tesla in Palo Alto, California,in the heart of the Silicon Valley? You can help make this project happen by pledging funds in exchange for Tesla inspired rewards or by spreading the word using KickStarter.
In the meantime you are thinking about the amount of your donation, have a smile with this video!
The Italian Island Award is one of the most interesting minor awards ever issued worldwide.
During the 90’s, the award was the most challenging pursuit for the majority of Italian operators. When it started gaining popularity abroad as well, it was de facto abandoned and nothing has done with it for more than a decade. Continue reading
See you tomorrow in Florence, for the local Hamfest. Angelo T77LA will pick me up around 7.00 for a 2 hours car trip. More information about the Florence Hamfest are available here.
On March 23rd, I was operating on 12m SSB as T77KS, from San Marino Republic, when the band was quite open to North America. The result was this recording done with the iPhone. Continue reading
Bob Denniston W0NWX (W0DX) credited Phil Richard CM9AA as coining the term “DXpedition“. I just won another eBay Auction, and now his QSL card from Consulado Habana Cuba, postmarked in 1949 is mine. I definitely must find a freme for VP7NG and this one.
It was 1948 when Bob Denniston W9NWX, supported by Buddy Buttazoni W3GRP and Charlie Orr W4NND arranged the Dx Expedition to Bahamas called “GON WAKI“. Continue reading
Dreaming and waiting for a new activity from P5 – DPRK, here an Instragram colletion of photos shooted by David Guttenfelder, Associated Press chief photographer for Asia.
Definitly a fashinating portfolio of pictures taken with the iPhone.
No doubt: the IDXC is the best DX Convention in Italy. On the 28th of April, don’t miss the opportunity to join in Peastum for this event. Continue reading
A triathlon is a multi sport event involving the completion of three continuous and sequential endurance events. The word “triathlon” is of Greek origin from τρεις or trei (three) and αθλος or athlos (contest). While many variations of the sport exist, triathlon, in its ham form, involves the three most popular modes RTTY, SSB and CW. Continue reading
Mumbai-based writer Anushka Jasraj has won the Commonwealth Short Story Award from the Asia region for her short fiction “Radio Story.” She writes short stories that often explore questions of identity and inheritance. And this time, she reached out to the world of Amateur Radio. Continue reading
T70A is still damaged. After the strong snow storm of last year the roof has been damaged by the weight of snow. Almost 3 meters! It happens one time every 25 years. Continue reading