UBARoyal Belgian Amateur Radio Union

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John ON4UN is now Silent Key
Submitted by: ON7TK
ON4UN - Silent KeyIt is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the death of John ON4UN.

Belgian fibre optic network
Submitted by: ON3FDS
On the left CTO Geert Standaert, on the right the mayor of Ostend...Belgian telecom operator Proximus is accelerating the construction of its fibre optic network. COVID-19 has boosted working from home, for which the fibre optic network's ultra-fast digital access is ideally suited. Even after the corona crisis, working from home will continue.

Thales Belgium SA (Tubize site) is looking for a Engineer HF/RF
Submitted by: ON7YD

Thales Belgium SA (Tubize site) is looking for a Engineer HF/RF

Thales Belgium Hardware Products Department – Competence center – is responsible for R&D activities related to radios HF band (1.5 to 30 MHz) equipment that contribute to the Thales Group portfolio. As such, this Department leads the work for architecture, research and development, integration, validation, qualification and industrialization of Thales HF tactical products.

Radio amateurs and cannabis growers
Submitted by: ON3FDS
Wiet plantsIt seems like a strange combination as both have no connection to each other.
But the one unwittingly and unconsciously allows the other to be discovered.
Our Dutch radio amateur colleagues from VERON know more about it.

World Telecommunication & Information Society Day- May 17th, 2020
Submitted by: ON3FDS
Logo ITUEvery year on 17th May, ITU commemorates the establishment of the International Telegraph Convention, or Convention Télégraphique Internationale, in 1865 in Paris, now 155 years ago. A big step forward for humanity.

Test Aankoop (Test Purchase) and the truth about electromagnetic radio waves
Submitted by: ON3FDS
Mobile Phone TowerIn the April/May issue 156 of Test Gezondheid (Test Health), the consumer organisation reacts to the misinformation about 5G and radio waves. Fake news saying that 5G is related to the coronavirus COVID-19 is circulating in antisocial messages.
In a four page article, Test Aankoop explains in a readily comprehensible form what electromagnetic radio waves are..

Happy New Year...
Submitted by: ON7TK
Happy New Year - UBA We wish you a happy new year and a lot of joy and satisfaction with our wonderful hobby…
PMR-Expo Cologne Germany
Submitted by: ON4CAS
Convergence and hybrid systems.
In the past, all telecommunication was done in analogue mode. When digital communications started, more options became available. In the amateur world, devices appeared that broadcast both in analogue and digital mode. Both systems converged towards each other, both for radio amateurs and in the professional sector.
All leading global brands were present in Cologne and showed the progress they have made with hybrid systems.

New beacons ON0VHF
Submitted by: ON6TI
Three new beacon frequencies have been installed today on the site of ON0VHF in JO20HP, the 13 cm beacon is already operational since mid-september.
Telecom World 2019 Budapest
Submitted by: ON4CAS
Some information from Freddy, ON3FDS, who has been attending the conference...