AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Emergency Communications Due to Earthquake in Turkey

On Monday evening February 6, 2023, there was a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that mainly affected Turkey and Syria but also other neighboring countries with 3,700 people dead and more than 16,000 injured until the last hours, but it is suspected that there are more. According to information received from the emergency coordinators of the IARU R1 count... [continue]

Tuesday, 7th February 2023

ARRL Foundation Accepting Applications for Grants in February

The ARRL Foundation is now accepting applications for grants to amateur radio organizations. The grants program awards limited funding to organizations for eligible amateur radio-related projects and initiatives, particularly those with a focus in educating, licensing, and supporting amateur radio activities. Youth-based projects and initiatives ar... [continue]

Monday, 6th February 2023

Türkiye Earthquake 6/February/2023

A 7.8 Magnitude earthquake hit Türkiye and Syria at 01:17UTC on 6th February leading to a large loss of life and many casualties. Aftershocks continue in the area with another large 7.5 magnitude event happening at 10:24UTC affecting the response. …

Sunday, 5th February 2023

ANS-036 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for Feb. 5

AMSAT NEWS SERVICE ANS-036 In this edition: * AO-95 QRT * VUCC Satellite Standings as of February 1, 2023 * New Satellite Distance Records * ARISS News * Upcoming Satellite Operations * Hamfests, Conventions, Maker Faires, and Other Events * Satellite Shorts From All Over The AMSAT News Service bulletins are a free, weekly news and information serv... [continue]

Friday, 3rd February 2023

RSGB supports British Science Week

British Science Week, run by the British Science Association, is an annual event celebrating science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It provides a platform to support teachers, STEM professionals and the public in delivering STEM activities and events across the UK. This year’s theme is Connections, which lends itself perfectly to wire... [continue]

The UK Meteor Beacon Project – Convention 2022 presentation released

The RSGB has just released another presentation from its 2022 Convention. Brian Coleman, G4NNS talks about The UK Meteor Beacon Project which is a collaborative project between the amateur radio and radio astronomy communities. The aim is to collect data on meteor events over the UK and phase one was to establish a transmit beacon. […]

Leadership Changes in ARRL Atlantic Division

The ARRL Atlantic Division has new leadership. Tom Abernethy, W3TOM, who had served as an ARRL Director, representing the Atlantic Division since 2015, stepped down on January 6, 2023.Vice Director Robert "Bob" Famiglio, K3RF, of Media, Pennsylvania, is the new Division Director. ARRL Section Manager for Maryland/DC Marty Pittinger, KB3MXM, of Owin... [continue]

The K7RA Solar Update

Solar activity softened again this week, with average daily sunspotnumbers changing from 162 to 80.7, and solar flux from 198.9 to139.5.This is quite a dramatic shift from the excitement of a couple ofweeks ago. To review, average weekly sunspot numbers from the firstPropagation Forecast bulletin of 2023 went from 97 to 135.9, 173.4and 162. Average... [continue]

Wednesday, 1st February 2023

RSGB elections – last chance to nominate

Nominations for the 2023 RSGB elections have now closed We thank all the nominees for standing, and everyone who took the time to submit a nomination.

Tuesday, 31st January 2023

RSGB HQ telephone switchboard issue

UPDATE – 11:20 31/01/2023 The issue on the phone system menu has been resolved and the correct options menu has been restored. Again, our apologies if you couldn’t get thru – please try again now.     There is a fault on the RSGB switchboard which is currently playing the wrong message – the issue […]

Monday, 30th January 2023

RadCom Basics, January 2023, Edition 32

We are pleased to announce the January 2023 edition of RadCom Basics is now available on the RSGB website In this edition, James Stevens, M0JCQ gives an insight into the RSGB Convention and how it benefits us all. Maybe it’ll encourage you to attend this year! Also in this edition; Introduction to HamPi Yet again […]

ANS-029 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for Jan. 29

Call for Applications — YOTA Summer Camp Hungary 2023

Feature in The Times

Tonight @ 8 – QRP operating

Missouri S&T Amateur Radio Club to Celebrate 100 Years

RSGB Construction Competition

RSGB Elections

Aged 26 or under? Love amateur radio?

Special RSL for Coronation celebrations

The K7RA Solar Update

Yaesu Radios Donated to ARRL to Inspire Visitors and Young Hams

Mobile App Available to Navigate 2023 Orlando HamCation

Engagement in CEPT WRC-23 preparatory work continues

ANS-022 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins

Provisional results IARU R1 Marconi Memorial VHF Contest

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Tuesday, 20th February 2018

THIS IS HAM RADIO!!!

This video took me over 20 hours of editing. In this video, I highlight some parts of the hobby, for those who think ham radio is dead, or they don't know what we can do in ham radio. Maybe...

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NEWSPAPERS

Tuesday, 7th February 2023

William Box, Jr. Obituary (1942 - 2023) - Legacy.com

William Box, Jr. Obituary (1942 - 2023)  Legacy.com

EOS-07 & Others | SSLV - Everyday Astronaut

EOS-07 & Others | SSLV  Everyday Astronaut

Funksprüche vom anderen Ende der Welt - Hamburger Abendblatt

Funksprüche vom anderen Ende der Welt  Hamburger Abendblatt

Helping through ham: Emergency services enlist amateur radio ... - The Columbian

Helping through ham: Emergency services enlist amateur radio ...  The Columbian

Infanity Is Changing The Music Industry through NFTs - PR Newswire

Infanity Is Changing The Music Industry through NFTs  PR Newswire

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
F8GGZ14017.0 TM25PVJ 0001TM
LY7M7028.0 K1KTF 2358K1
VE1GVY7033.8 ZF2BL 2358ZF
KP3W14053.0 AA3K 2357AA3
NA6JD28028.2 JD1BMH 2357JD1
N8UOA28027.0 VK3CWB 2357VK3
NP4VM14283.0 KD9OLB 2356KD9
BI4VKA7065.0 BH3US 2356BH
VK3ZPF7085.0 VK3TST 2355VK3
N1QKW14195.0 LU7HW 2354LU
NP4VM14195.0 LU7HW 2354LU
NF1O21050.0 FK8IK 2352FK
NP4VM14205.0 KU3MCJ 2352KU3
K9XD18100.0 BD4STG 2352BD
JF1SNL28420.0 WA7M 2352WA7
KC1GTK14188.0 JH1GEX 2352JH
N2KW7027.0 PR7PO 2351PR7
XE3I14175.0 W1KA 2351W1
M0MLH3722.0 F8DRE 2351F
KC4AAW28074.0 VK5PCY 2350VK5

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BX5AA1
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DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 78, A-index: 6
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued on 2021 Aug 20 2105 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Aug 20, 20212575 -1.0
Dec 10, 2019071 A7.9
Dec 09, 2019072 A7.8
Dec 08, 2019072 A7.8
Dec 07, 2019070 A7.8
Dec 06, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 05, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 04, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 03, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 02, 2019070 A7.8
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