AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Amateur Radio featured at NAB Show 2018

Once again, broadcasting professionals from around the world made the trek last week to Las Vegas for the annual National Association of Broadcasters convention

Thursday, 19th April 2018

Ham radio license changes in Norway

Norway's communications regulator Nkom is consulting on changes to the amateur radio regulations

Update on RT news channel

Ofcom has opened seven new investigations into the due impartiality of news and current affairs programmes on the RT news channel

Special presentation: Clyde Haehnle remembering WLW and VOA

AmateurLogic.TV Special Presentation: Clyde Haehnle, Remembering WLW 500 KW Super Power and Building VOA Bethany Relay Station

Dayton Hamvention® 2018: Icom in the Community

Icom America will once again be at the largest amateur radio gathering of the year. The Dayton Hamvention® will be back at the Greene County Fairgrounds Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio. It proved to be an excellent venue in its first year of operation in 2017 and the Dayton Amateur Radio Club (DARC) has still further improvements planned for May 18 to ... [continue]

SU8WD special event on the air

The Egyptian Radio Amateurs Society (ERASD) will be on-the-air as SU8WD from the 'Wadi Degla Protectorate'

Designing a satellite station

James M0JCQ says one of his amateur radio targets for 2018 is to get setup to work satellites from home

Tony's 10m Band Report

Well this past week has really belonged to 3B7A, the St. Brandon expedition. Top DX every day, even putting back some spots into the mix. Unfortunately if you haven’t worked them yet you ain’t gonna because they left on Tuesday 17th

Land Ops Article in May QST issue

Wednesday, 18th April 2018

Amateur Radio featured at NAB Show 2018

Amateur Radio: A Hobby, Social Service:

Hyderabad: Every year, April 18 becomes a rallying point for amateur radio operators worldwide, and even a few from India, who take to the airwaves to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day. It was on this day in 1925 when amateur radio experimenters, also known as ham radio operators, met in Paris to form International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) to f... [continue]

DF6NM Wins Inventor Award:

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn Stepping Down

Space Station Commemorative Slow-Scan TV Transmissions Prove Extremely Popular

Sweden’s SAQ LF Transmitter to be On the Air on May 1

Virginia Radio Amateur Completes Contacts on All 29 Ham Bands

ARRL Executive Committee to Meet on April 21 - ARRL

International Girls in Information and Telecommunication Technologies Day is April 26

ARRL Executive Committee to Meet on April 21

AMRO Weekend

Radio pirate sentenced to 21 months

Thelma Souper Memorial Contest

Amateur radio: A hobby, social service

Rodrigues Island

Results of the Hamnet 40m Simulated Emergency Contest

Christmas Island

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

Thursday, 19th April 2018

5 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND

4 IS HAM YOUR JAM?: Attention, ham radio enthusiasts: Palmyra will be the place to be this Saturday morning, April 21, when Drumlins Amateur Radio Club will present the Hamfest event from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Palmyra VFW Post 6778, 4306 state Route 31. Check out ham radio equipment and parts, ...

In the information age, radio retains its relevance

Commercial and amateur radio played a crucial role in communication following the devastating 1964 earthquake. Broadcaster Genie Chance, on what was then 550 AM KENI, remained on the air for more than 35 continuous hours following the quake, with the station running on a backup generator and ...

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Understand “ham radio,” a hobby enjoyed by non-technical as well as technical people. Communicate and socialize with other amateur radio operators around the world. Learning Morse code is no longer required. Because Wi-Fi, cellular, internet and phones often do not work during and after disasters ...

Calendar

Christian Toastmasters. 7 to 8:15 p.m. at Calvary Community Church, 5495 Via Rocas, Westlake Village. Learn communication skills. Contact: Lynn Robinson-Scardina. Phone: 805.300.2223. Email: lynnsisms@yahoo.com. Conejo Valley Amateur Radio Club. 7:30 p.m. in conference room, East County ...

Day Planner

Paths to Recovery Al-Anon family group, 7 p.m., Crosspoint Church of Christ, 1350 Cox Creek Parkway, Florence. • Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club, 7 p.m., Colbert County EMA office, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. • Cypress Chapter #195, OES, 7 p.m., 104 E. Tombigbee St., Florence. 256-627-6097.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
UT4WT14024.1 HS0ZJF 1329HS
UA3THY14031.0 9M2YDX 13299M2
F4CUO14033.0 UA9CES 1329UA9
EA1BQR3650.0 EA5RKB 1329EA
G0WKV14210.0 K3BV 1329K3
UR0QK21074.0 PP5EJ 1328PP5
K7GA7075.2 JH0FSO 1328JH
WA2HZR14019.4 SO100ZHP 1328SO
K7GA7075.2 JS2DXI 1327JS
LZ1KDP14025.0 3B9FR 13273B9
EW7LO14046.0 YJ0AG 1327YJ
K6YK7020.0 BH3AIP 1326BH
HA0LG14250.0 OZ7AEI/P 1326OZ
W9ILY14024.0 HS0ZJF 1325HS
VE3PV7074.0 WA0IDK 1325WA0
SP5OAB3707.0 SP5IDK/4 1325SP
UT4WT14031.0 9M2YDX 13259M2
PD0LK14074.0 HS3SRS 1324HS
K1WCC7225.0 KA3UNQ 1324KA3
IU0KAH14240.0 CT1ASM 1324CT

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
YJ0AG4
9M2YDX3
OZ7AEI/P2
VK2BY2
OK1XZ/P2
EI2KP2
R18WARD2
3B9FR2
OK1KLV/P2
XV1X1
EG5WRD1
KB1VZY1
KA1AQP1
UA9JOV1
HS0ZJF1
HF spots from NA
VK9X2
T88IH2
3B9FR2
JE2QLZ1
BH3AIP1
JF9PSA1
TF5B1
UA4WJ1
WA0IDK1
HB9XR1
JS2DXI1
4I1AFT1
VK3MI1
G0LVX1
JH6BMH1
HF spots from AS
R18WARD2
F6CUK/P1
TM33UFT1
K5KG1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 71, A-index: 6
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Apr 19 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Apr 19, 2018071 A2.7
Apr 18, 2018071 A1.6
Apr 17, 2018069 A1.5
Apr 16, 2018069 A1.9
Apr 15, 20181171 A1.7
Apr 14, 20181470 A2.1
Apr 13, 20181370 A1.9
Apr 12, 2018070 A1.2
Apr 11, 2018068 A0.0
Apr 10, 2018069 A0.0
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