18 December 2017
Technology

Today the last FM transmitters are turned off, or?

Since the first shutdown of FM transmitters in Nordland county on January 11 this year, FM transmitters across the country have been turned off region by region. The last region where FM transmitters are switched off were in Troms and Finnmark.

Travel

The spy plane that disappeared

Friday, June 13, 1952, a DC-3 takes off from Bromma airport. On board are eight people on a top secret operation. The plane never returns and remains gone for over 50 years.

Travel

Frankfurt am Main: Main Tower and Frankfurt Zoo

Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city in Germany. The city has a lot to offer; From the top of the Main Tower there is a wonderful view of the city and in the Frankfurt Zoo you can meet around 450 different species of animals.

Technology

WannaCry: Hacker attack without simile

Friday night it became known through the media that at least 99 countries and 57,000 businesses were affected by a data attack. These include hospitals and Norwegian businesses.

Today

18 December 2017
Today is this year's day number 351. We are in week 51, and have 14 days left of 2017.

At this day in history:
218 BCBattle Trebia.
1290Magnus In Sweden, King of Sweden (b. 1275) died.
1626Queen Christina of Sweden (d. 1689) was born.
1737Antonio Stradivari, Italian violin maker died.
1863Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria (d. 1914) was born.
1865Slave Trade is banned in the US.
1899Peter Wessel Zapffe, Norwegian philosopher (d. 1990) was born.
1912Piltdownmannen being "found".
1913Willy Brandt, German Chancellor (d. 1992) was born.
1923Sossen Krohg, Norwegian actress was born.
1933Norwegian Terrier Club (NTK) stapled.
1943Keith Richards, British singer (Rolling Stones) was born.
1946Steven Spielberg, American film director was born.
1947Sten Stensen, Norwegian skater was born.
1955Ray Liotta, American actress was born.
1958Niger is independent.
1960Niels Chr. Geelmuyden, Norwegian author and journalist was born.
1963Brad Pitt, American actress was born.
1970Rob Van Dam, American professional wrestler was born.
1973Tommy Berntsen, Norwegian footballer (King of center-backs) was born.

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Field Day 2011. QTH: Bygdøy Sjøbad, Oslo.

LA4O Field Day 2011

The purpose of the Radio Day's Field Day is to promote recruitment of new radio amateurs and to strengthen the cooperation between Norwegian radio amateurs. This year, the Oslo group had its Field Day at Bygdøy Sjøbad.
Bru i Danmark. Foto: Pål Stagnes

En route to Germany

Here is a couple of pictures shot en route to Germany

National Scout Jamboree in Eidskog in 1993

1. Rauma Åndalsnes attended with both troop and rover team on the national scout jamboree in Eidskog in 1993. The camp gathered about 14,000 participants at Ingelsrud farm, the place that would later become NSF's camp site.

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Flashback

National Scout Jamboree in Eidskog in 1993

16 September 2012

1. Rauma Åndalsnes attended with both troop and rover team on the national scout jamboree in Eidskog in 1993. The camp gathered about 14,000 participants at Ingelsrud farm, the place that would later become NSF’s camp site.

Travel

Frankfurt am Main: Main Tower and Frankfurt Zoo

25 July 2017

Frankfurt am Main is the largest city in the German state of Hessen and the fifth largest city in Germany. The city has a lot to offer; From the top of the Main Tower there is a wonderful view of the city and in the Frankfurt Zoo you can meet around 450 different species of animals.