The EURAO Party of this season is devoted to
the oldest digital mode of ham radio: RTTY (Radioteletype).
It's a good excuse to find out what these concepts mean: teletype, perforated tape, 5-bit baudot code, 45,45 bauds speed,
mark/space, modems, 2.125/2.295Hz, 170Hz shift, FSK, AFSK, etc, and why RYRYRY is the best for tuning.
But nowadays everything is software, so it's time to find the most appropriate program to do RTTY with a soundcard,
maybe with an interface which manages PTT, isolates audio input and output, etc.
Also it's an opportunity to learn where RTTY stations are in our bands, having a look to the recommended frequencies
of the current Party.
So, let's do RTTY, have fun and good luck with your DX!
Amateur Radio News...
20-28 February this special event station will be on air thanks to Rŕdio Club Barcelona, EA3RKB,
echoing this first class international event in the mobile world capital.
Week of technology, news and radio. All members can participate actively operating this station, even remote.
The contact is also valid for the EANET Award.
URC, F8URC, decided last year to develop a whole series of simple kits and make them available to all.
Also they created an space in its forum where to share the experience,
to track assemblies of each one, to enrich the discussion, to ask questions, etc.
These are the kits available now: mini transceiver CW, TRX SDR 40m and CW decoder based on Arduino.
This year, 9 May is on Monday, but we will be also active the whole weekend 7 and 8
with the special callsigns: AO1EU, AO2EU, AO3EU, AO4EU, AO5EU, AO6EU, AO7EU, AO8EU and AO9EU,
to commemorate the creation of the EU in 1950.
As usual, special QSL and Award will be available.
Contact also valid for the Radio Clubs of the World Award, EANET.
Follow the event through the hashtag: #eudota.
A huge multi-club activity, with the participation of Radio Club Belgradois, UFRC,
VRA, URC, EURAO and several OMs coming from England, Germany and Netherland,
will be held from Saturday 21 May, 2016, at 09:00 UTC to Sunday 22 May 12:00 UTC in one of the four authentic
a coal mines in Europe, located between Ličge (BE) and Maastricht (NL), not far away from Germany.
It will be valid for the Mining Areas On The Air Award.