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20 November 2018

Annual general body meeting

The Annual General body meeting of QARL will be held on the 2nd of Dec 2018 at the QARL Office in Uliyacovil at 3.30 PM. All the members of QARL are requested to be present without fail. A VHF/HUF dual band antenna workshop will be conducted on 2nd of Dec 2018 at the QARL Office at 10 AM. The workshop will be under the guidance of K. Murugan (VU3KMU). The hams and SWLs who wish to participate in the event may contact secretary the earliest.


1. Prayer
2. Welcome
3. Presidential Address
4. Annual Report
5. Annual Accounts
6. HFI 2018 Visit
7. Election of new office bearer's
8. Vote of thanks

02 December 2018

QARL New Office Bearers

Patron: VU2KGN
President: VU2SYT
Secretary: VU2IDB
Treasurer: VU2SFU
Vice President: VU2SXC & VU2BOS
Joint Secty: VU3KMU & VU2NDB
Technical Committee Convener: VU3SJE
Magizine Editor: VU3HNK
Field day Convener: VU2NTH
Auditor: VU3WGF
(HEART) Co-Ordinator: VU3VLC

11 February 2018

Hamfest India 2018

Indian Institute of Hams in association with REVA University, Bengaluru is jointly hosting Hamfest India 2018 - The Festival & Convention of Amateur (Ham) Radio Operators in India. Indian Institute of Hams (IIH) was established as a registered trust in 1993 for promoting Amateur (Ham) Radio in India, has reached yet another milestone of completing 25 years of continuous service. IIH is actively associated with Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports, Government of Karnataka having established Ham Radio Station and training centre at Kanteerava Outdoor Stadium, Kasturba Road, Bengaluru -560 001. Institute is currently headed by Sri Anupam Agarwal, IPS, Director, Youth Empowerment and Sports, Government of Karnataka as its ex-officio and Hon. Chairman under State Government Notification. Indian Institute of Hams is affiliated to National Institute of Amateur Radio (NIAR), Hyderabad and Institutional Member, Amateur Radio Society of India (ARSI).

28 November 2018

Ham Radio Satellite from India

Satellites with Amateur Radio payloads are set to launch from India on November 29 at approximately 0400 UTC. Among the satellites is the Reaktor Hello World (RHW) CubeSat, OH2RHW, carrying a packet radio digipeater. Following launch, the 437.775 MHz beacon transmitter will start transmitting CW at around 1100 UTC. The RHW CubeSat is aimed at “demonstrating the Hello World platform for future Earth orbit and deep-space missions.” It’s said to carry the first-ever miniature infrared hyperspectral imager.

The other satellites with downlink-only Amateur Radio payloads, all CubeSats, are 3CAT1, FacSat-1, and InnoSat-2. More than 30 foreign satellites, including nano- and mini-satellites, will be launched along with the main payload. Out of the 30 commercial satellites, 23 are from the US.

21 December 2018

VU2DEV became silent key

A most revered HAM operator, Ramaprabhu VU2DEV passed away in Bengaluru on Friday afternoon plunging the entire amateur radio operator community into grief. He was attending a programme in Bengaluru when he collapsed and was declared dead on arrival at MS Ramaiah Hospital. Affectionately called as DEV by the Ham community, Ramaprabhu, hailed from Hyderabad, but settled in Bengaluru because of his employment with the BEL. He was acknowledged as an excellent homebrewer and a guide for many radio enthusiasts. He was an active member in QARL WhatsApp Group.

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