AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Deadline is May 1 to Apply for ARRL Teachers Institute

The ARRL Education & Technology Program (ETP) is still accepting applications for all sessions of the ARRL Teachers Institute this summer. The application deadline is May 1. Admission decisions will be made by May 9.Learn how to integrate science and mathematics with engineering and technology by exploring wireless technology! Now in its 11th y... [continue]

Tuesday, 15th April 2014

World Amateur Radio Day is Friday, April 18

“Amateur Radio: Your Gateway to Wireless Communication” is the theme for World Amateur Radio Day 2014, Friday, April 18. Radio amateurs celebrate World Amateur Radio Day each year on April 18 to recognize the anniversary of the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) in Paris in 1925. ARRL Co-Founder Hiram Percy Maxim, 1AW, was... [continue]

W1AW/x Portable Operations, W100AW, and W1HQ Can QSL via Bureau

You may request that QSL cards be delivered via the ARRL QSL Bureau system for contacts with the W1AW/x portable operations, W100AW, and W1HQ, now underway during the ARRL Centennial. You must first have an account with the QSL Bureau that handles your cards and have sufficient postage or envelopes on file with that bureau. Any cards that cannot be... [continue]

World Amateur Radio Day 2014

WARD 2014 World Amateur Radio Day - “Amateur Radio: Your Gateway to Wireless Communication” This day is celebrated each year on 18 April in recognition of the anniversary of the founding of the IARU in Paris in 1925. The primary purpose of WARD, as stated in IARU Resolution 94-3, is the “need for an annual focus on Amateur Radio and the ben... [continue]

RSGB: Better Access to Interference Help:

All amateurs seeking advice on interference matters can now access the EMC Matters Forum via the main RSGB website. The forum permits the airing of EMC issues, discussion and suggestions for possible solutions. The EMC committee's local volunteer advisers can also access the forum and help RSGB Members solve interference cases. In addition the for... [continue]

Heart of Radio Keeps on Beating:

Dearly beloved, We are mistakenly gathered here today to mourn the loss of a dear friend. Our friend has certainly had a charmed life of ups and downs. So let's take this opportunity to review the life of our dear friend, radio. In its infancy, radio was the hobby of a "ham radio" operator speaking to others far across the globe. In its adolescenc... [continue]

Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs 'Ham' It Up Since 1948:

WHEATON -- In a world filled with phones that talk to us, headsets that let us surf the web while maintaining eye contact and GPS systems that speak in the voice of your favorite character, one local group is holding on to a form of communication from the past.

KickSat launch postponed until Friday

The SpaceX CRS-3 Dragon launch of five CubeSats and 104 Sprite satellites has been postponed until Friday

Video of ISS HamTV

The final configuration of the International Space Station HamVideo Digital TV system took place on Sunday, April 13. ISS commander Koichi Wakata KC5ZTA operated using the call sign OR4ISS

Tony Hancock 90th Birthday GB9TH

Like him or loath him for 'sending up' amateur radio, he was a comic genius

Amateur Radio Skills Workshop Danbury

The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society will be holding a Skills Workshop on Monday, April 21 at Danbury in Essex. Newcomers are most welcome

Tromelin DXpedition update

NCDXF election results

Telford Radio Society operating GB8MD for Marconi Day

Ham radio a 'fascinating hobby,' enthusiasts say

DXpedition to Isle of Canna

Amateur Radio World Castles Award

Tuning in to the amateur airwaves

Gear Up Now for ARRL Field Day 2014!

Today’s National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshops Being Streamed Live

IARU Beacon Coordinator visits Radio Club Argentino

KickSat Project Announces Telemetry Download Competition

FUNcube/AO-73 Transponder Will Be Active Each Weekend

K4ZLE Wins April QST Cover Plaque Award

No ARRL Audio News for April 18

KickSat Sprites – Radio Competition

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Tuesday, 25th March 2014

Ham radio FIGHT!!!

one of my favorite video from my old channel.

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NEWSPAPERS

Tuesday, 15th April 2014

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For years, DX Engineering has provided the Amateur Radio community with the highest quality telecommunications equipment on the market.

Monday, 14th April 2014

Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs 'ham' it up since 1948

The Wheaton Community Radio Amateurs have been dialing in their “hams” – radios run by men and women operating under a special frequency for ...

Tuning in to the amateur airwaves

The language of amateur radio is almost an art-form, opening lines of communication across the world. In Bundaberg, a dedicated group of ...

Sunday, 13th April 2014

Ham radio a 'fascinating hobby,' enthusiasts say

Dave Newcombe, left, and Adam Karasinski of the Georgian Bay Amateur Radio Club at Saturday's Community Club Fair at the Owen Sound & North ...

Radio club offers free class to prep for amateur license test

Here is your chance to get your entry-level Amateur Radio License. A one-day class is coming up to prepare interested people for the "Technician" ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
OM7DX14026.5 W7JX 0428W7
R9OZ14072.5 R70KRC 0428R7
HA8LNN7012.0 W9SN 0427W9
KX5M14190.0 UT1US 0427UT
UT4WA14041.0 PJ4H 0427PJ4
PY5DK21300.0 A35X 0427A3
W8IZC14258.0 RA1ANT 0425RA1
R2LAC14070.5 UE80YG 0424UE8
SV3ICL14284.0 W1AW/5 0424W1
LZ1ZX7164.0 LZ2ZF 0424LZ
W3LPL10106.0 9H1AQ 04239H
W8IZC14258.0 RA1ANT 0423RA1
IK7FPU14004.1 WA6DBC 0422WA6
W4ML3800.0 W1AW/5 0422W1
SP8BUH10136.0 PJ5/K3TRM 0422PJ5
N4CR14190.0 UT1US 0422UT
IK1UGX14220.0 XE1B 0422XE1
WL7SJ21300.0 A35X 0421A3
R9XU14240.0 K4FL 0421K4
OE6BMG14196.0 KC9KBB 0421KC9

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
W1AW/06
PJ5/K3TRM5
AA0RS5
XE1B5
ZA/DL7UCX4
HP1RN3
VE7JH2
PJ4H2
WA6DBC2
W1AW/52
W7JX2
VE7AHA2
UE80YG2
LU5FC1
KD8PNJ1
HF spots from NA
W1AW/515
W1AW/011
RX6LG6
CE0Y/UA4WHX3
A35X3
EW8DJ3
RA1ANT2
EA8DAO2
XE1B2
LZ1NP2
UT1US2
A92GE2
ZA/DL7UCX2
S58T1
HP1RN1
HF spots from AS
4K8M1
A35X1
K4FL1
A92HK1
R70KRC1
XE1B1
RI1ANT1
AA0RS1
AA1BU1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 162, A-index: 6
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Apr 16 0315 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Apr 16, 2014149162 B5.8
Apr 15, 2014105162 B6.0
Apr 14, 201495150 B4.4
Apr 13, 201474137 B5.7
Apr 12, 201483136 B6.2
Apr 11, 201478138 B8.0
Apr 10, 201495137 B5.1
Apr 09, 201494131 B3.5
Apr 08, 2014106132 B5.5
Apr 07, 2014127140 B3.9
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