AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

WIA: Overseas Qualified Radio Amateurs:

The Australian Communications and Media Authority wants to renew its sun-setting legislative instrument that allows those radio amateurs qualified through an overseas administration, to obtain an equivalent licence in Australia. This however does not affect short-term visitors, who may automatically use their valid home callsign, prefixed with the... [continue]

Tuesday, 9th February 2016

Parity in Missouri - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Parity in MissouriSouthgate Amateur Radio ClubYou know about the Amateur Radio Parity Act. You know about PRB-1, and you probably know that there are many PRB-1 'clones' in states. Now a ham in Missouri has a copy of the federal Parity Act working its way through his state legislature.... [continue]

Morro Bay Radio Enthusiast Turns 107:

As a boy, Harry K. Wolf once made a trip via horse and buggy to Morro Bay to dig for clams from his family's ranch in Paso Robles. He recalls one day, amid church bells ringing, coming home and learning from his parents that World War I had ended. Wolf, who lives in Morro Bay with his daughter Vicki Ryal and son-in-law David Ryal, turned 107 on Ja... [continue]

Heard Island DXpedition:

Heard Island DXpedition on Amateur Radio Roundtable on W5KUB.COM Tues night Feb 9 at 8 PMCT (0200 UTC Wed) Hear Dr Bob Schmeider, KK6EK fill us in on all the details. They leave on March 1 for the 45 day DXpedition.

Monday, 8th February 2016

Japanese Ham Radio Satellite Launch

ChubuSat-2, ChubuSat-3 and Horyu-4 are expected to launch between 0845-0930 UT on Friday, February 12 into a 575 km, 31 degree inclination orbit. Yasutaka Narusawa JR2XEA provides the following information on ChubuSat-2/3: Nagoya University(NU) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries(MHI) developed 50kg … Continue reading →... [continue]

Amateur Radio Newsline headlines for Ham Nation. February 10, 2015.

Icom Donates IC-9100 Transceiver to ARRL

Icom America recently donated an IC-9100 transceiver for installation at W1HQ, the ARRL Headquarters station used by employees and volunteers. The transceiver was provided courtesy of Ray Novak, N9JA, Icom America Senior Sales Manager, and it includes the optional 1200 MHz module. The IC-9100 is an HF through 1200 MHz multimode transceiver that of... [continue]

New ARRL President Happy to be Part of “Exciting Times for Amateur Radio”

Making his inaugural ARRL National Convention appearance as ARRL President, Rick Roderick, K5UR, said he’s looking forward to meeting many League members in person in Orlando this week. The 2016 ARRL National Convention, February 12-14, is hosted by the Orlando HamCation®, which celebrates its 70th anniversary this year.“We are embarking on a ... [continue]

IARU President Touts Amateur Radio’s Relevance in Emergency Communication

International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, says Amateur Radio is “probably more relevant today than it was 25 years ago.” Ellam made the comment during an interview with Maximilian Jacobson-Gonzalez at the 2nd Global Forum on Emergency Telecommunications (GET-2016), held in late January in Kuwait and sponsored by... [continue]

ARISS contact planned for girls’ school in UK

On Thursday 11 February 2016, at approximately 18:11 UTC, an ARISS contact is planned for Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth, United Kingdom

Parity in Missouri

In edition 241 of Ham Radio Now Gary Pearce KN4AQ talks to Larry Scantlan KEØKZ about legislation in Missouri to support amateur radio

VP8SGI South Georgia Islands DXpedition news

New DX Marathon Plaques

ICQPODCAST - Ham Radio author Don Keith N4KC released

Long queues for Canvey Rally

New 80 Metres Evening Contest

Volunteering for the RSGB

DXCC Country/Entity Report

ARISS contact planned for girls’ school in UK

An update on the WIA Inward QSL Operation:

It's Getting Hammy in Here:

Chinese Taipei Amateur Radio League: Emergency Frequencies in Use List:

ICQPODCAST - Ham Radio Author Don Keith N4KC Released

Micro-Node International, 'Nano-Node DV' Digital Radio Hotspot

Chinese Taipei Amateur Radio League: Emergency Frequencies in Use List: - eHam.net

ARISS contact planned for girls’ school in UK

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

Tuesday, 9th February 2016

Bulletin Board: Feb. 9, 2016

The Tri-State Amateur Radio Association will offer examinations for new or upgraded Amateur Radio “Ham” License from the Federal Communications ...

Malvern Hills Radio Amateur's Club

Newsquest (Midlands South) Ltd, Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. HP10 9TY |3104052|Registered in England & ...

House to Mark Up Rate Reg-Blocking Bill

The House Communications Subcommittee has scheduled a markup Feb. 11 on three bills, including one that would prevent the FCC from using Title ...

Monday, 8th February 2016

What is Homeostasis Quiz - MCQs Test 217

The Folded Dipole theFolded Dipole often is not used much amongst Radio amateurs, probablythemost due tothefact that thisaerialuses twice as ...

Sunday, 7th February 2016

It's getting hammy in here

“[In] 1919, we see ham show up to refer to an amateur telegraphist, or an amateur radio operator,” says Curzan. “There, we have this use of ham to ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
EA1ATH7090.0 EA3FNZ 0929EA
UA3QII7106.0 RZ3QWW 0929RZ3
UR5FBM28499.0 A61ZA 0929A6
YO5AMF21225.0 D3YL 0929D3
UR5GBB14163.0 R2DAV 0929R2
HZ1BH24897.1 RA9LL 0929RA9
IZ5CMG7031.5 IW2IGO 0929I
UR4MSF21265.0 7P8C 09297P
CT1AGS21070.0 RA9CUU 0928RA9
ON1JU18150.0 CT2GSN 0928CT
M0MWS10120.0 OZ1HDF 0928OZ
IK4ZIF28485.0 4JRA29 09284J
VK2LAW28453.0 YU9MBA 0928YU
IK4GRO28465.0 ZL3ADT 0927ZL3
SP5CGN18101.4 SQ90LKK 0927SQ
DH2ID21070.0 7X3WPL 09277X
F6DKO7089.0 F5MCC/P 0927F
RO5K21020.0 RD0CD 0927RD0
I0SBA21258.0 IQ0RM 0927I
PB9FN21265.0 7P8C 09267P

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
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HF spots from NA
ZL2IFB1
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HF spots from AS
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DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 115, A-index: 17
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 Feb 09 0605 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Feb 09, 201682115 B3.3
Feb 08, 201684115 B3.8
Feb 07, 201671117 B3.8
Feb 06, 2016113117 B3.9
Feb 05, 201695120 B4.5
Feb 04, 201678123 B3.8
Feb 03, 201652112 B2.2
Feb 02, 201642102 B2.4
Feb 01, 201639100 B2.5
Jan 31, 201630101 B2.7
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