AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Emergency Communications Exercise in Malaysia

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) have asked for an amateur radio emergency communications exercise on September 27 centred on Sarawak in East Malaysia. The IARU member society, the Malaysian Amateur Radio Transmitters' Society (MARTS) and the Amateur Radio Club Sarawak (ARCS), will jointly run the exercise. It will us... [continue]

Sunday, 21st September 2014

Isabella Hosted Annual, 24-Hour Amateur Radio Field Day Event:

ISABELLA - Ely area resident John Larson was a participant in the June 28 - 29, 2014, amateur radio field exercise at the Isabella Community Center. "This is like the world cup of amateur radio," said Larson, with his radio call sign (KC0RID) proudly displayed on the bill of his ball cap. The field day event is held annually on the fourth weekend ... [continue]

60 students learn about ham radio

The Department of Electronics and Communication of Vardhaman College, Hyderabad has been regularly sending their students to NIAR to learn more about Amateur Radio communications

ARISS contact on Echolink and IRLP

Please join us in listening to the ISS contact with participants at the Winter Gardens Primary School, Canvey Island, United Kingdom and Pilton Bluecoat School, Barnstaple, United Kingdom, on Tuesday September 23rd. AOS is anticipated at 10:37 UTC

YJ0X Vanuatu DXpedition

Everything is on schedule for our arrival in Vanuatu on October 3rd. We hope to have at least two of the stations working and at least one aerial up for that evening

NASA cargo launches to Space Station aboard SpaceX resupply mission

About 5,000 pounds of NASA science investigations and cargo are on their way to the International Space Station aboard SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft. The cargo ship launched on the company's Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex-40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida at 1:52 a.m. EDT Sunday, Sept. 21

SARL change beacon frequency

The South African Radio League (SARL) has requested ICASA to change the beacon frequency of 5250 to 5290 kHz to line up with the same allocation in Europe and other countries. This will greatly enhance the coverage of beacons

90th anniversary of first UK to NZ radio contact

The 18th October 2014 will see the 90th anniversary of the first UK to New Zealand radio contact, made on 80 metres between 18-year-old Cecil Goyder (2SZ) at Mill Hill School in London and Frank Bell (4AA) in Shag Valley, on New Zealand's South Island

Port Elizabeth to host next RTA

Port Elizabeth is next stop for the SARL Radio Technology in Action symposium. The RTA will be held on Saturday 4 October at the Magnetic Storm in Newton Park

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the expected solar activity will be at moderate levels

NZART AGM and Conference 2015

Hamilton Branch 12 is pleased to announce that the NZART AGM and Conference for 2015 will be held in Hamilton over Queen's Birthday weekend, from Friday 29th May to Sunday 31st May 2015

IARUMS reports Russian intrusion on 20m

Brazil proposes 5275 kHz to 5450 kHz international allocation for Amateur Service

Eau Claire man dies in fall from Chippewa Co. radio tower (Wisconsin)

DX Engineering Announces Exclusive Arrangement with JK Antennas

Tech Nerds Freaked Out About Obsolescence 100 Years Ago Too

Amateur radio enthusiasts put Tasmania's lighthouses on an international map

Radio hams can encrypt, in emergencies, says Ofcom

Floyd County hams talk about their work in the community (Virginia)

Setting the record straight (Washington)

HAM Radio Operators to Help J and K Victims

Are we Running out of Radio Frequency Space?

Radio contact allows Lanier students to talk with astronaut aboard International Space Station (Georgia)

Radio Prepares for War, Part 1

FCC Turns Down Petition to Create a 4 Meter Band in the US

A new 5 MHz frequency for South Africa

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Tuesday, 16th September 2014

Dirt Road Memories: 2014 09 15 Recent QSL Cards #qsls #qslcards #hamradio #w4tki #tladotse

Kennon Smith's video blog about local events and personal history and just plain old good memories of growing up in rural south Alabama. This is from my ham ...

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NEWSPAPERS

Friday, 19th September 2014

Moon-Bound Ham Radio Payload Will Transmit Earthly Messages from Space: - eHam.net

Moon-Bound Ham Radio Payload Will Transmit Earthly Messages from Space:eHam.netThe Amateur Radio payload on the lunar-orbiting 4M-LXS spacecraft is set to carry up to 2500 brief digital messages into space for retransmission via JT65B mode on 145.990 MHz. China recently announced ...and more »... [continue]

Wednesday, 17th September 2014

A couple of amateur radio enthusiasts are putting Tasmania's lighthouses on an international map.

They've joined a growing worldwide gathering of radio operators with a passion to light up the world with wireless, at lighthouses everywhere.

School board chooses Dusek as interim

Amateur Radio Training Classes for Ham enthusiasts run Tuesdays and Saturdays through Dec. 13. Classes and testing is free; an optional book is ...

DX Engineering Announces Exclusive Arrangement with JK Antennas

Amateur Radio operators can now get JK Antennas' high performance antennas exclusively from DX Engineering. That means enthusiasts will enjoy ...

Saturday, 13th September 2014

Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club

The Santa Barbara Amateur Radio Club was founded in 1920 and incorporated in ... With "Ham" radios, the club members help in local events with ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
IK2HKT7158.0 TY1AA 0409TY
ZL3GQ14255.0 E30FB 0409E3
UA4HBW7146.0 UE16MM 0408UE1
LY7M3520.2 TG9NX 0407TG
ZL2CC14254.9 E30FB 0406E3
LZ1SN7064.0 UE16ST 0404UE1
W6KY14025.1 W1AW/4 0404W1
W7RY14080.0 WA5LOU 0404WA5
N8SWC14232.0 UT1IT 0404UT
K7GSE14232.0 UT1IT 0403UT
UE16MT7020.5 KE8GX 0401KE8
WA4RZL3520.0 TG9NX 0401TG
SV2RJO7030.0 AA6YQ 0400AA6
W3LPL3520.2 TG9NX 0400TG
W0GTL7030.0 AA6YQ 0400AA6
VK4MA14255.0 E30FB 0400E3
RA6MA14010.0 ZL2KE 0358ZL2
EB3DVA7150.0 VE3YJ 0358VE3
OM3ZAS7040.5 W3EDS 0357W3
UA9AET7064.0 UE16ST 0357UE1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
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VE3NOO1
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HF spots from NA
W1AW/46
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HB0/DL5YL2
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HF spots from AS
UE16MM1
N9NB1
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DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 124, A-index: 7
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Sep 22 0310 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Sep 22, 201472124 B4.9
Sep 21, 201475124 B4.5
Sep 20, 201491119 B4.8
Sep 19, 201475122 B5.3
Sep 18, 201491120 B6.1
Sep 17, 201485125 B5.4
Sep 16, 201492133 B5.7
Sep 15, 2014120133 B7.2
Sep 14, 2014165139 B6.5
Sep 13, 2014157145 B6.9
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