AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ESA Announces Winners of “Fly Your Satellite!” CubeSat Competition

Radio amateurs in the US, Russia, Germany, and the Netherlands topped the field in a European Space Agency (ESA) Education Office competition to be the first to hear signals from three new, student-built CubeSats. All of the satellites were launched from Guiana on April 25 as part of ESA’s “Fly Your Satellite!” program, and ESA challenged the... [continue]

Friday, 27th May 2016

The Yasme Foundation Announces Excellence Award Recipients

[www.arrl.org] 05/26/2016 The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation has announced three Yasme Excellence Award recipients. The Award is presented to individuals who, through their own service, creativity, effort and dedication, have made a significant contribution to Amateur Radio. The contribution recognize technical, operating, or organi... [continue]

HamRadioNow: DAYTONa 500 (On the Road)

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2013, May 27, 2016

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2013, May 27, 2016 Amateur Radio Newsline report number 2013 with a release date of Friday, May 27, 2016 to follow in 5-4-3-2-1. The following is a QST. Dayton 2016 is done - and we share some moments in a special report. Girl Scouts join the pack - the Amateur Radio Patch pack, that is. In England, a World War II wi... [continue]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2013, May 27, 2016 - eHam.net

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2013, May 27, 2016eHam.netIt's called the Radio and Wireless Technology patch and the program behind it includes a curriculum for Girl Scouts at all levels, introducing them to radio waves, the electromagnetic spectrum, GPS, and of course ham radio itself. .... The ARRL's ...ARRL “Strongly Supports” Petitio... [continue]

RSGB Convention news

If you weren’t able to visit the RSGB Convention in 2015, some of the lectures were recorded and are being made available to Members via the RSGB website. In 2016, the Convention is looking forward to welcoming Jeff, VY2ZM/K1ZM, who lives with his wife Miriam on Prince Edward Island. He is both a well-known contester […]

Transatlantic VHF digital beacon

On 19 May, antennas were erected and the VHF SDR turned on to inaugurate the VO1FN/b Transatlantic VHF Digital Beacon Receiver Site. This is a joint project sponsored in part by the Society of Newfoundland Radio Amateurs, Baccalieu Amateur Radio Club and the Upper Trinity Amateur Radio Club. The VHF Digital Receive site is now […]

Also in GB2RS this week…

An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for Jeff, KD5TVQ with participants at a school in Ontario, Canada. The event is scheduled for Monday, 30 May at approximately 1901UTC. The contact will be a telebridge contact operated by IK1SLD in northern Italy. The downlink signals should be audible over parts of Europe. Interested [&... [continue]

The K7RA Solar Update

Solar indices pulled back this week, when average sunspot number was 25.3 for the May 19-25 period, down 38.8 points from the previous week’s average of 64.1.Likewise, average daily solar flux over the same period was 97, down 3.4 points from the previous week’s average of 100.4.Planetary A index average was 7.1, down 2.8 points from 9.9, and a... [continue]

RSGB Yearbook deadline approaching

Affiliated amateur radio clubs need to be getting information together for the next RSGB Yearbook and should recently have received a letter to this effect. Information such as contact details, meeting places and examination information is being collected. The deadline for submitting information on the club is 6 June.

RSGB President Hamvention interview

The Dayton Hamvention is over for another year. Around 25,000 visitors were at the show, including the RSGB President, Nick Henwood, G3RWF. He was interviewed along with Chip Margelli K7JA, A71EZ of the Qatar Amateur Radio Society and Vicki Mate K8VGM of the 3905 Century Club for the Amateur Radio Newsline report.

Rallies and Events News – 29 May 2016

DX News – 29 May 2016

Contest News – 29 May 2016

News for England South-West – 29 May 2016

News for Wales – 29 May 2016

Climbers get ham radio licenses - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

ARISS contact planned for Venta School, Carp, Ontario, Canada

ARRL 'strongly supports' petition to drop 15 dB restriction for amateur amplifiers

HF Propagation from Steve G0KYA

2 kW Amplifier from FlexRadio Systems/SkySat

Climbers get ham radio licenses

Open consultation 5G call for evidence

Rare form of 'space lightning' sighted over Oklahoma

ISWL Callsigns for June 2016

Exhibit at Palmer Museum is Rare, Global:

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, 28th May 2016

Prepared for a hurricane, when all else fails

The North Port Amateur Radio Club will be on call this hurricane season. Its 60-member roster has partnered with the city's fire department to transmit ...

Friday, 27th May 2016

Summer (15) advanced ham radio star

Summer's main radio club is Lisburn-based Lagan Valley Amateur Radio Society. Now the youngest advanced licencee in Region Eight (Northern ...

Thursday, 26th May 2016

Notes-Worthy: Zack Widup

My parents bought a shortwave radio when I was a pre-teen, and I immediately ... I do a lot of work with microwave amateur radio frequencies now.

CALIMESA: Club offers free ham radio class

The Yucaipa Valley Amateur Radio Club is offering a course to prepare individuals to become FCC licensed amateur radio operators. A class will be ...

Wednesday, 25th May 2016

COMMUNITY NOTES: Free ham radio class offered, more

COMMUNITY NOTES: Free ham radio class offered, more. CHP to hold Coffee with a Cop in Banning; talent show set for June 3 in Menifee; chair ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
RC4R14050.0 RZ9YI 0749RZ9
IK1AWV7135.0 I1FY/P 0749I
HB9FBP14038.4 OG73X 0749OG7
YO6DDF50094.6 OH7UE 0749OH7
UF8T21052.5 A93JA 0749A9
PD0LK14076.0 UA9WOU 0749UA9W
JL1UTS28030.7 4J5A 07484J
IZ1UIA7128.0 IV3DBT 0748I
N4CF7010.3 AA5B 0748AA5
UT8AL50087.0 YO9HP 0748YO
W3LPL3522.0 ZM1A 0748ZM1
EA8CNR7095.0 EA8DCI 0748EA8
UA4CGR7109.5 UE98PW 0748UE9
R6FDD14192.0 9A702YM 07489A
RA3DKM28499.0 RX6BN 0748RX6
IU1GNA14035.0 OL7C 0748OL
W1UU7076.0 ZL1BRL 0748ZL1
I3MEK144116.0 K7ULS 0748K7
R3KAB28467.0 R6WA 0748R6
N6PEQ3534.0 KC7V 0748KC7

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
UE98PW4
CS2ND4
F6AEW/P3
EA5XC3
IZ0MQN3
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IZ2GTO/P3
IK2SAV/P2
ZA/YT2KID2
EA8CSB/P2
OH0/ES2TT2
LZ9W2
RA4CNW2
I1FY/P2
UB5O/M2
HF spots from NA
VC2A2
VE7SV2
HI3TT2
D41CV2
BY4AA1
HS0ZLM1
JH0EPI1
VK4SN1
NA8V1
ZM1A1
XW1IC1
4T4T1
CR2X1
ED8X1
CU4DX1
HF spots from AS
CN2AA1
BD9XE1
JF1SEK1
UA2F1
4Z5TT1
RV4FF1
SN8N1
EU5C1
4Z4AK1
A93JA1
OK4RQ1
HL4RBR1
B1W1
DM9K1
UN8N1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 90, A-index: 10
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 May 28 0605 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
May 28, 20161990 B1.8
May 27, 20163090 B1.5
May 26, 20162792 B1.5
May 25, 20162494 B1.6
May 24, 20161394 B1.5
May 23, 20161597 B1.6
May 22, 20161797 B1.7
May 21, 20164398 B1.8
May 20, 201638100 B1.9
May 19, 20162899 B2.2
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