AMATEUR RADIO NEWS
The Administrative Council (AC) of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) held its annual meeting on 27 & 28 September 2014 in Albena, Bulgaria. The AC is responsible for the policy and management of the IARU and consists of the three IARU international officers and two representatives from each of the three IARU regional organizatio... [continue]
Monday, 20th October 2014
We can hardly believe it, but we have over 320,000 entries in the 2014 QRZ Anniversary Sweepstakes! I guess this shouldn't surprise us too much with that Shiny new TS-990s as a grand prize. Don't forget that we have one more weekly drawing coming up this Thursday, October 23 in which the winner will receive great prizes from QRZ, Gigaparts, and ... [continue]
Series Seven EpisodeTwenty-One of the ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast- Schematic and PCBPrograms has been released. The latest news,Martin (M1MRB & W9ICQ) and Colin (M6BOY) an even cheaper ChineseRadio (£8) and Martin (M1MRB & W9ICQ) reviews Schematic and PCBPrograms. Newsstories include:- EMC issues in cockpit screensFi... [continue]
Today the Greeneville TN Hamfest was honored to have Charlie Kayhart W4KKP as our special guest. Charlie just celebrated his 103rd birthday earlier this week. I have been privileged to have known him for about 37 years. Charlie is active on the radio and I have provided a link to a story done by WBIR TV in Knoxville TN earlier in the week. http... [continue]
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Administrative Council has called upon International Telecommunication Union (ITU) signatory nations to take steps to ensure that the operation of “electrical apparatus or installations of any kind, including power and telecommunication distribution networks,” does not cause harmful interference to A... [continue]
The Manfred Memorial Moon Mission (4M) lunar flyby experiment, which will carry an Amateur Radio payload, is set to launch from China, attached to the final stage of a Chinese Long March 3C rocket. The launch will take place within a narrow window on October 23, with lunar flyby to occur, nominally, on October 28. Integration of the LX0OHB-4M Amate... [continue]
Amateur Radio volunteers activated on opposite ends of the US late last week and over the weekend as separate hurricanes struck Bermuda and Hawaii. Both regions were prepared and fared well with no deaths, serious injuries, or major property damage reported.Hurricane GonzaloHurricane Gonzalo, the stronger of the two storms, was a Category 3 hurrica... [continue]
The ARRL Centennial W1AW portable operations taking place throughout 2014 from each of the 50 states are now in Alabama and Michigan. They will transition at 0000 UTC on Wednesday, October 22 (the evening of October 21 in US time zones), to West Virginia (W1AW/8) and Nevada (W1AW/7). W1AW/KH0 also will be active until October 21 from Tinian Island ... [continue]
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Michael Lux has visited the USS Batfish several times, but this was the first time he's spent the night aboard the submarine. "This is once in a lifetime experience," said Lux, 16, of Broken Arrow. With tents of various sizes and colors scattered around Muskogee's War Memorial Park, Boy Scout Troop 995 from Broken Arrow, arrived Friday evening to ... [continue]
Do not be alarmed if you heard high-pitched feedback and static coming from the Onslow County Fairgrounds this weekend. Members of the Onslow County Amateur Radio Club (OARC) and local scouts have gathered for the Jamboree-On-The-Air, a nationwide event in its 57th year that lets members of the Boy Scouts of America connect with one another and ot... [continue]
Sunday, 12th October 2014
HamRadio Station DO7PSL Stephan Lange 15m Amateurfunk.
Sunday, 19th October 2014
Ham Radio on BBC Radio 4Southgate Amateur Radio ClubOn October 18, 1924, the first radio communication contact between the two countries took place between (G)2SZ at Mill Hill School, the station operated by 18 year-old former pupil Cecil Goyder, and (Z)4AA in Shag Valley, South Island, New Zealand, ...... [continue]
Saturday, 18th October 2014
Ham radio operators and listeners might hear about some extreme weather this Saturday as part of a test of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, ...
Even smaller radios were needed to fit in the cockpits of fighter planes. ... (note 2) Like the HRO, they were highly prized by amateur radio operators.
Friday, 17th October 2014
BOB WOJCIESZAK/DAILY MAIL A CB radio exhibit includes new and ... area where meetings are held for the Tri-State Amateur Radio Association.
These are pieces of information tricking in from a few Ham (amateur) radio operators ... Ten members from National Institute of Amateur Radio arrive.
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Report issued 2014 Oct 23 0305 UTC
|Oct 23, 2014||123||216||C1.5|
|Oct 22, 2014||120||216||C1.5|
|Oct 21, 2014||93||199||C1.3|
|Oct 20, 2014||86||185||C1.2|
|Oct 19, 2014||60||173||B8.3|
|Oct 18, 2014||39||160||C1.0|
|Oct 17, 2014||66||146||C1.1|
|Oct 16, 2014||90||139||C1.3|
|Oct 15, 2014||70||126||B3.7|
|Oct 14, 2014||41||120||B3.5|