AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Skills in the Field

This Sunday, July 5, Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) members will be taking advantage of the nice weather to operate from the popular location of Galleywood Common just South of Chelmsford

Saturday, 4th July 2015

NZART challenge to the Auckland Unitary Plan

When Auckland Super City’s Proposed Unitary Plan was put out for consultation, it required ALL Amateur Radio Configurations (that is aerials, masts, supporting structures, etc.) to have a limited discretionary resource consent. In the literal words of the document, this included everything – even a 2 meter whip mounted on the gutter

Phase 4 spacecraft frequencies

At the Hamfest event at Friedrichshafen in June, more information was provided about the exciting new Phase 4 amateur satellites presently under construction

EURAO 10th anniversary celebrations

The European Radio Amateurs' Organization (EURAO) will celebrate its 10th anniversary until July 15th with the callsign AO10EURAO

River Crouch Field Events - end Sunday

A group of Essex Hams will be helping to support the River Crouch Celebrations, and local amateurs are welcome to attend this rather unique series of events, which end on Sunday, July 5

Palmyra Atoll DXpedition

Lou N2TU and Craig K9CT previously announced a DXpedition to Palmyra Atoll at the International DX Convention in Visalia, California

UWE-3 status report

The UWE-3 team have provided an update on investigations into a recent communications anomaly on the CubeSat

Phillip Groves, N8SFO, named as West Virginia Section Manager

Phillip Groves, N8SFO, has been appointed as ARRL West Virginia Section Manager. Groves, of Beckley, succeeds the late Charles Hardy, WV8CH, of Fayetteville, who died on June 14, apparently as the result of accidental electrocution while working on an antenna at his home

Zorro in Saipan

Zorro, JH1AJT will be QRV as KH0/KH8Z from July 6 to 10 during his business trip to Saipan

Amateur Radio Operators Show Off their Talents During Field Day Event:

It was one year ago Hurricane Arthur had the sites set on eastern Carolina. At this time of the year, these storms are always a major concern for us. Sometimes, they can disrupt communications and halt the flow of information. On June 27, Amateur Radio Clubs and operators were conducting Field Day events To hear them, you may think they were talki... [continue]

Otis Gardner: Remembering the Ham Radio Days:

Last week a headline of a newspaper article pulled the cover off a pile of old memories making me smile. The story revolved around "ham radio" which is condensation of "amateur radio." Like most military families, we benefited from contacts with ham operators. Mom and I regularly used their services when Dad was overseas. Ham operators around the ... [continue]

Solar Storms Hit Earth, Causes Aurora Borealis Anomaly - Experts Concerned:

The K7RA Solar Update

Improving club practical sessions

Crowds flock to BATC at Friedrichshafen

Guildford Space Colloquium soon

Petition against photo restrictions

Two more Convention lectures confirmed

Rallies and Events News – 5 July 2015

Special Events News – 5 July 2015

DX News – 5 July 2015

Contest News – 5 July 2015

News for England North – 5 July 2015

News for Northern Ireland – 5 July 2015

News for Scotland – 5 July 2015

News for England South East – 5 July 2015

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

Saturday, 4th July 2015

Amateur radio operator's tower wins approval

WATERTOWN — An amateur radio operator's tower will be allowed to stay in a residential neighborhood, the Planning and Zoning Commission ...

Community radio station gets signal boost

That has now been done, a new transmitter has been installed on a tower with the help of the Prince George Amateur Radio Club, so the signal got ...

Friday, 3rd July 2015

Otis Gardner: Remembering the ham radio days

Last week a headline of a newspaper article pulled the cover off a pile of old memories making me smile. The story revolved around “ham radio” which ...

Ham radio still relevant during emergencies

MERCER COUNTY (WVVA) For Stephen Rector of Bluefield, ham radio is a hobby with a practical use. He and his wife, Susan, are licensed ham ...

Otis Gardner: Remembering the ham radio days - New Bern Sun Journal

Otis Gardner: Remembering the ham radio daysNew Bern Sun JournalThe story revolved around “ham radio” which is condensation of “amateur radio.” Like most military families, we benefited from contacts with ham operators. Mom and I regularly used their services when Dad was overseas. Ham operators around the world ...... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
IW4EHX7066.0 II8DGG 1003I
IZ4DJC50125.0 YL2GB 1002YL
RA3PCI14244.0 SP5ZIM/P 0959SP
EI4KF70167.0 OH10TA 0959OH1
GM0EWX50089.0 IK4DRR 0958I
EB5JUF7107.0 EC5AHA 0958EC
SP5Z14244.0 SP5ZIM/P 0958SP
DL5XJ50099.0 UR4LRG 0958UR
EA8CDV21240.0 EA8JT/P 0958EA8
I5FLN18074.0 SM7SPG/P 0957SM
EA3GOP50144.0 SQ2GXO 0957SQ
OK2RO50101.1 EA8DBM 0957EA8
IZ2QXG21037.2 JG3SVP 0957JG
PC3M50079.9 HA3MG 0957HA
G0ISW50130.0 S59A 0957S5
HA5CAR50088.8 F8FKJ 0957F
I3MEK144330.0 IT9ZVL 0957IT9
IZ4TNN7066.0 II8DGG 0957I
EA7BS7080.0 EA2CNA 0957EA
YO6OAF14070.4 YP1000LEANY 0957YP

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
EA2AJS/P4
SP5ZIM/P4
IZ2ZQQ/P3
EC5AHA3
TM200EN3
EA3HSD/P3
IU1EAE/P3
SM7SPG/P3
RM2D/03
ET3AA3
SP9YFF/52
IQ4FE/P2
EA5RKX2
IK5TBI/42
JG3SVP2
HF spots from NA
K2L1
5W1SA1
HF spots from AS
LZ429PS2
F4HEC1
R2015KM1
4Z5MU1
UA0WW/P1
5W1SA1
UN44WFF1
JA2KFC/81
HL15UG1
JA6TBE/51

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 112, A-index: 3

Report issued 2015 Jul 04 0605 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 04, 201591112 B3.7
Jul 03, 201573112 B4.0
Jul 02, 201549114 B3.6
Jul 01, 201541109 B3.2
Jun 30, 201536101 B4.1
Jun 29, 20153997 B4.1
Jun 28, 20152597 B3.3
Jun 27, 20152897 B3.5
Jun 26, 201533101 B4.2
Jun 25, 201539102 B4.4
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