AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ARDF World Championships 2014

Friday, 29th August 2014

DXCC approves new operations

The ARRL DXCC desk has approved the following (more…)

Churches and Chapels on the Air soon

Churches and Chapels on the Air takes place on Saturday (more…)

Australia microwave spectrum changes

The next stage of proposed changes to microwave spectrum in (more…)

Moldova signs CEPT licence agreement

The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 reports (more…)

ARISS contact planned with Gymnasium Siegburg, Germany

An ARISS educational radio contact is planned with Gymnasium Siegburg, Germany. The event is scheduled Monday September 1st, 2014 at 13.12.45 UTC, which is 15.12.54 CEST. It will be a direct contact, operated by DN6KW. Downlink signals will be audible in Europe on 145.800 MHz narrowband FM. The Ham Video transmitter will possibly be tested during ... [continue]

Fontana Students Talk to Space Station Astronaut via Ham Radio:

The cafeteria at Dorothy Grant Elementary School in Fontana is usually full of laughter and talking as students eat their lunches; but on Aug. 27, the room was so quiet that one could easily hear a pin drop. That's because the students were waiting anxiously to take part in a rare event that would allow them to make contact, via amateur radio, wit... [continue]

ARNewsline Report 1933 -- August 29 2014:

A ham radio floater balloon makes two trips around the world; an IARU Region One official says 23 centimeters is in jeopardy; Moldavia joins the CEPT universal licensing system; International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend sets a new record and a Morse sprint will honor the memory of the late Nancy Kott, WZ8C. Find out the details are on... [continue]

School radio club talks to Space Station

On August 27 seven students from the school had the opportunity to use amateur radio to ask ISS astronaut Alexander Gerst KF5ONO, a series of questions about life in space while the ISS was flying overhead at a speed of 27,600 km/h

CQ-DATV 15 magazine now available

Issue 15 (September) of the free Amateur TV magazine CQ-DATV is now available for download

IARU contest and satellite operations planned

Boris, T7/9A2GA and Neven, T7/9A5YY are pleased to announce activity from T7 (San Marino) during IARU I Region VHF Contest 2014 and on the amateur radio satellites

WW1: Industrial innovation and suspicion

Portable in Victorian National Parks

White Space Wireless for rural communities ?

The K7RA Solar Update

QRZ Anniversary Sweepstakes Week 6 Winner- Jamie Sproule, VE3JSO

The ARRL Letter, August 28, 2014

Just Ahead In Radiosport:

Major ARRL 2nd Century Campaign Gift from JA1BK Will Support DX Log Archive

FCC Proposes to Fine CBer $14,000 for Not Permitting Station Inspection:

US-to-VK Transpacific Reception On 630 Meters Reported:

Balloons Carrying Amateur Radio Payloads Still Circling the Earth:

W1AW Centennial Operations Relocate to Tennessee, Oregon on September 3:

2014 ARRL Field Day Logs Received List Available for Review:

W1AW/8 to Take the Snowball's Chance this Fall:

World DATV QSO Party Is August 29-30:

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Wednesday, 20th August 2014

DO7PSL Ham Radio Station Syma-X5c-Flight

HamRadio Station DO7PSL Stephan Lange - Syma X5c first Flight.

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NEWSPAPERS

Friday, 29th August 2014

Thousands expected at weekend's Hamfest

Thousands of attendees are expected to be on hand for the return of the Shelby Amateur Radio Club's Hamfest, which begins Saturday. This is its ...

Thursday, 28th August 2014

Fontana elementary school makes 'contact' with space station

Although the basic transceiver was what the school's amateur radio club uses, special satellite tracking antennas were brought in and installed by ...

Wednesday, 27th August 2014

Fontana school will host live Q&A with Space Station

Bev Matheson, a teacher at Dorothy Grant Elementary School in Fontana, holds up a card containing information about the school's ham radio ...

Lebanon students talk to astronaut on ISS

"On amateur radio, it is not uncommon to talk around the world, said Perry Ogletree, amateur radio operator. "In fact, we have a lot of operators who ...

Tuesday, 26th August 2014

ARISS ham radio contact with Dorothy Grant Elementary, Fontana, CA - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

ARISS ham radio contact with Dorothy Grant Elementary, Fontana, CASouthgate Amateur Radio ClubThe duration of the contact is approximately 9 minutes and 30 seconds. The contact will be direct between NA1SS and K6DGE. The contact should be audible over the western U.S and adjacent areas. Interested parties are invited to listen in on the 145.80 ... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
AA9RR18155.0 IK2WZM 2009I
JA6GGD10109.6 4O/US0KW 20094O
K4HEB18102.0 N1CC 2009N1
N5MEG18115.0 S52WW 2009S5
PY2CX24940.0 PR7AP 2009PR7
SP5KD14125.0 SN0WFF 2009SN
RN3BL14015.0 AM01XT 2009AM
E79D14264.5 YT9M 2009YT
IZ0ZWS14260.0 YW5D 2009YW
IZ7GIT14264.5 YT9M 2009YT
OE8HIK24940.0 PR7AP 2009PR7
NQ7R24906.0 W1AW/7 2008W1
SV1AVD18102.0 N1CC 2008N1
UA3DJY7022.0 AH0I/AH2 2008AH2
Z33RW14255.4 OL150FIRE 2008OL
OM3RM21013.0 KW7D 2008KW7
EA3RSL14260.0 YW5D 2008YW
E79D14245.0 YT3PL 2008YT
VE7MR14015.0 AM01XT 2008AM
KB3Z14023.8 DL1BUG 2008DL

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
YW5D7
YT9M5
ES5HTA4
KH0/OZ0J3
AM07AYF3
R14CWC/23
YU100CER3
RI0X3
HZ1SM3
E79D3
GB100ZZ2
AM03PP2
R300G2
LZ1JZ2
4O/US0KW2
HF spots from NA
W1AW/112
W1AW/77
RI0X3
YW5D3
3D2LJ2
S52WW2
3D2CO2
CX6DZ1
GD0OUD1
DL1BUG1
KW7D1
CO8LY1
CD3HSC1
AM01XT1
9Y4/AI5P1
HF spots from AS
4O/US0KW2
3D2LJ1
FK8DD/M1
W1AW/71
R14CWC/01
OE3XMA1
DL4HRH1
YU5VV1
CX3CC1
LZ1680MTS1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 119, A-index: 21

Report issued 2014 Aug 29 1805 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Aug 29, 201478119 B3.5
Aug 28, 201482119 B4.2
Aug 27, 201481123 B4.8
Aug 26, 2014112128 B4.8
Aug 25, 2014128152 B5.9
Aug 24, 2014124141 B5.0
Aug 23, 2014139132 B5.3
Aug 22, 2014128126 B5.8
Aug 21, 201489128 B3.8
Aug 20, 201484118 B2.6
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