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VK6WIA NewsWest - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

VK6WIA NewsWestSouthgate Amateur Radio ClubVisit vk6.net and click on the callback button. You can also subscribe to our announcement list and we'll let you know when the news is hot off the press. Originating in Perth Western Australia NewsWest is produced by WA Amateur Radio News for ...... [continue]

Sunday, 18th February 2018

AMSAT Argentina balloon flight completes 2nd trip around the world

AMSAT Argentina balloon flight completes 2nd trip around the world AMSAT Argentina reports that their earth circling El PicoGlobo WSPR beacon balloon has now completed its 2nd lap around the world. After its 2nd crossing of the Pacific Ocean the balloon flew over Patagonia, then headed north at 12,000 meters altitude to Buenos Aires during the nig... [continue]

DMR Talkgroup for Universities:

Paul Thieme, President of the Purdue University Amateur Radio Club, W9YB in the United States wants to hear from UK university amateur radio clubs that have linked DMR repeaters. Recently, his club has been working with Brandmeister worldwide officials to create a DMR talkgroup specifically for university amateur radio operators.

WIA Moves Towards 24/7 Ticketing System:

We live in an age of digital transformation where organisations providing 24x7 self-service digital delivery to all help to improve service levels. Over the past few months the WIA office team have been trialling an enquiry, complaint and request management system to provide members with better service and status updates. A system that will also e... [continue]

ARISS contact planned for school in Portugal

An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Scott Tingle KG5NZA with Agrupamento de Escolas do Fundao, Fundao, Portugal

Essex Skills Night Monday

Skills Night takes place at 7pm on Monday, February 19 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, this free event is open to all

AMSAT Argentina balloon flight completes 2nd trip around the world

AMSAT Argentina reports that their earth circling El PicoGlobo WSPR beacon balloon has now completed its 2nd lap around the world

Ham radio society looks to add millennials

News Channel 6 TV reports Wichita Falls Amateur Radio Society consists mostly of people over age 40. So, they are making an effort to get young people involved

VK6WIA NewsWest

Bob’s still out on the road on his way to the Wyong Field Day next weekend in VK2. It’s New Hams week, so Andrew shares with you what he would have liked to know starting out.. I’ll give you a quick overview on remote stations, and celebrate an upgraded license here in VK6

QSO Today Episode 185 - Mitch Gill - NA7US

Mitch Gill, NA7US is the new editor of QRP Quarterly Magazine, the official journal of the QRP Amateur Radio Club International and a former columnist for both Popular Communications and CQ VHF

SatPC32 12.8d is released

Amsat have announced that the English version of SatPC32 12.8d is now available for download on the author's web page

Numbers stations: The 'spy radio' that anyone can hear

Ham radios offered lifeline to Puerto Rico after Maria

Foundations of Amateur Radio #141

Students to use ham radio to link to ISS

Propagation de K7RA

SARL Digital Contest next Sunday

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

SARL President to meet Bouvet DXpedition team in Cape Town

New Policy for WIA QSL Bureau Operations:

WF Amateur Radio Society Looks to Add Millennials:

ILLW 100 Entry is YL Team from Portugal:

The American Legion's 99th Birthday to be Celebrated:

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #07 de K7RA:

ARRL Receives Byrd Antarctic Expedition Morse Key, Historical Materials: - eHam.net

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Sunday, 3rd May 2015

Ankur Puranik Ham Radio IBN Lokmat

How hams of Disaster Amateur Radio Emergency Services set up a direct communication like between Mantralaya in Mumbai with disaster affected Nepal. We helped resolve many cases. For more ...

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NEWSPAPERS

Sunday, 18th February 2018

Forget American Idol. Sarnians were fan-voting singers in 1938

The Sarnia Canadian Observer declared it a matter of “civic pride” for Sarnians to tune in and listen. On Sept. 1, 1938, at 8 p.m. sharp, the Major Edward Bowes 'Original Amateur Hour' radio broadcast on CBS featured a “Salute” to Sarnia, Point Edward, Port Huron and the newly constructed Blue Water ...

Saturday, 17th February 2018

Storm, severe weather class set

A free class on how to spot severe storms will be offered March 1 at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library. The Midland County Emergency Management Office, in partnership with the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Midland Amateur Radio Club (MARC), is sponsoring the free severe weather ...

Madison Airmen Exercise Communications Capabilities

“It is important for people to communicate either with phones, radio, or something as simple as email,” Rutkowski said. ... “Whether it be the JISCC or amateur radio, local police departments or fire departments, they all exercise their ability to communicate with the different assets or people who are ...

Friday, 16th February 2018

What's going on? Feb. 16

Learn helpful hints to maximize the benefits associated with glucose monitoring. Reservations required. Call 234-231-9600 or visit www.aultman.org. Canton Amateur Radio Club meeting: 7:30 p.m. in training room of the Stark County EMA/EOC, lower level of County Safety Building, 4500 Atlantic Blvd.

Russell Wangersky: A landscape strewn with bullets

Satellite phones work for short conversations. Amateur radio is dependent on the proximity of repeaters and there are very few in the area.” Fifty miles into that, and you'd think you'd be far from absolutely everything — you're certainly far from anything like news, because there's no radio. No information ...

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DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
W0RIC14034.8 OH8X 1859OH8
IU0XXX3740.0 IU0FBK 1859I
K1LZ21010.6 AB3CX 1859AB3
N8LR21025.6 P49Y 1858P4
K1TR7023.9 E73ESP 1858E7
K1LZ21010.1 PY2DV 1858PY2
DK9VS14015.5 K1TTT 1858K1
S51R14011.2 9A1A 18589A
KB9GKG21023.1 PZ5RA 1858PZ
K1TH14051.5 EE7K 1858EE
K8WHA21055.3 NP2N 1858NP2
DL4MFF5357.0 EA6BH 1858EA6
K2TE21051.0 KP4KE 1858KP4
WA2VUY7154.0 EA7GX 1858EA
AC5K28008.0 PS2T 1858PS
WB8YYY14086.4 VO1BQ 1858VO1
PU4ENY21010.6 AB3CX 1858AB3
K1TR7021.0 S57Q 1858S5
AJ9C21051.0 KP4KE 1858KP4
ZM4T28027.0 PJ4A 1858PJ4

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DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 69, A-index: 12
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Feb 18 1505 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Feb 18, 20181269 A4.3
Feb 17, 20181269 A4.3
Feb 16, 20181572 A4.7
Feb 15, 20181873 A5.0
Feb 14, 20182075 A5.8
Feb 13, 20182676 B1.0
Feb 12, 20182479 A6.3
Feb 11, 20183578 A6.4
Feb 10, 20182378 A5.5
Feb 09, 20182278 A6.1
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