AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Tuning In to the Amateur Airwaves:

David Nebe, is an amateur radio operator and member of the Bundaberg Amateur Radio Club. From his self-described man-cave he can often be found chatting with friends from across the Tasman or working on his latest electronic project. His call sign VK-4HAX is something he takes great pride in having, even though technology and the internet means th... [continue]

Wednesday, 16th April 2014

One Year After the Boston Marathon Bombing, Connecticut Resident Remembers:

One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Connecticut residents who were there are looking back and remembering. Harold Kramer, Chief Operating Officer of the American Radio Relay League, talked about his experience on WNPR's Where We Live. As a volunteer amateur radio operator, Kramer was helping with communications from the medical tent at the... [continue]

Ofcom updates on VHF spectrum release

The UK telecom regulator Ofcom has issued a summary of responses to an earlier Call for Input (CFI) regarding the release of VHF spectrum. Taking these responses into account, it has set out proposals on how it would plan and release around 6 MHz of spectrum in the 143 to 169 MHz band, returned to civil use by the Emergency Services

Media hits attributed to VK CQ Expo

Some of the aims of last weekend's PR4Amateur Radio Expo held throughout Australia, were community interaction and media coverage for Amateur Radio, with many successful examples occurring

The STELAR Project 2014

The education and science charity STELAR has been active in promoting radiocommunications in schools and colleges for over 20 years, as part of curriculum enrichment and personal and professional development for teachers

The ILLW reaches a milestone

The 200th registration for the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, held on the third weekend of August, is the 152-year old Cabo Silleiro light station in Spain

The spooky world of the 'numbers stations'

This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio

UK school pupils to use ham radio to track balloon

Students at Bolton School will track the flight of their high altitude balloon with amateur radio equipment

AmateurLogic.TV 65: True Grits and Randy, K7AGE

AmateurLogic.TV Episode 65 is now available for download. Special guest Randy Hall, K7AGE joins us for a chat and good times. Tommy sets up his solar powered portable rig, George talks about DX Clusters, and Peter builds a metal detector. Plus the boys from Mississippi exact some revenge for the Vegemite incident with Grits. Did it work? 1:26:54... [continue]

Amateurlogic 65 is Out Now!

Special guest Randy Hall, K7AGE joins us for a chat and good times. Tommy sets up his solar powered portable rig, George talks about DX Clusters, and Peter builds a metal detector. Plus the boys from Mississippi exact some revenge for the Vegemite incident with Grits. Did it work?

ARRL Headquarters Will Be Closed on Good Friday, April 18

ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Good Friday, April 18. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions and no ARRL Audio News on April 18. ARRL Headquarters will reopen Monday, April 21, at 8 AM Eastern Daylight Time. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday!

Deadline is May 1 to Apply for ARRL Teachers Institute

World Amateur Radio Day is Friday, April 18

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

World Amateur Radio Day 2014

RSGB: Better Access to Interference Help:

Heart of Radio Keeps on Beating:

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

KickSat launch postponed until Friday

Video of ISS HamTV

Tony Hancock 90th Birthday GB9TH

Amateur Radio Skills Workshop Danbury

Tromelin DXpedition update

NCDXF election results

Telford Radio Society operating GB8MD for Marconi Day

Ham radio a 'fascinating hobby,' enthusiasts say

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Tuesday, 25th March 2014

Ham radio FIGHT!!!

one of my favorite video from my old channel.

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NEWSPAPERS

Wednesday, 16th April 2014

Amateur radio making waves

At the weekend's Ipswich exhibition, members demonstrated how amateur radio works, as well as showing curious visitors how to get involved.

One Year After the Boston Marathon Bombing, a Connecticut Resident Remembers

Chief Operating Officer of the American Radio Relay League, volunteer amateur radio operator who helped with communications at the Boston ...

Tuesday, 15th April 2014

New at DX Engineering -- 2014 FT5ZM Amsterdam Island DXpedition Receive Array Combo ...

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 ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
EA5DTV7060.0 EA7BZO 1548EA
EA3GVL7115.0 EA2TW 1548EA
EA4BFP7090.0 EA4DSV 1548EA
DL4MFF28082.0 ZS2DK 1548ZS2
UA6JFG28082.8 KP4JFR 1548KP4
KB1YII24935.0 IK2AGN 1548I
EA5HCC7000.0 EA8ED 1548EA8
EA5HRI7166.0 EB3CNV 1547EB
E77AW24904.4 E77AW 1547E7
W9OA28003.5 3B9FR 15473B9
RV3Q28001.0 PU1TMU 1547PU
JW7QIA18073.1 RG4F 1547RG4
UA6BNC28519.8 PJ4H 1547PJ4
NO8C28003.0 3B9FR 15473B9
K1SD28089.9 PJ5/K3TRM 1547PJ5
W7YS18151.0 NF7E 1546NF7
N8NWT28017.9 ZS1X 1546ZS1
EA7SS7166.0 EB3CNV/P 1546EB
YB1UUN28082.0 KP4JFR 1546KP4
N9VMO28076.0 N6AS 1546N6

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
PJ4H7
DP0GVN7
KH8/DL2AWG6
VU2DSI4
EA2TW3
W1AW/53
PJ5/K3TRM3
HS0ZIN3
EB3CNV/P2
IT9NSL2
KP4JFR2
W6AEA2
HS0ZEE2
EA1FE2
IK1WEG/82
HF spots from NA
W1AW/56
EH1ARD4
W1AW/03
PJ5/K3TRM3
UX1AA2
PJ4H2
LZ1CNN2
CX2AQ2
JY9FC2
LZ2HM2
VU2DSI2
3B9FR2
KE4ZUN2
GU3UOQ2
TF3ML2
HF spots from AS
TM29UFT1
LM18141
SV2CQB1

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 1210 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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