AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

434 MHz balloon goes around the world

434 MHz balloon goes around the world The 434 MHz solar powered party balloon B-64, launched by radio amateur Leo Bodnar M0XER, is approaching the UK at the end of its record breaking journey around the world Leo launched his balloon from Silverstone in the UK... [continue]

Thursday, 31st July 2014

434 MHz balloon goes around the world

The 434 MHz solar powered party balloon B-64, launched by radio amateur Leo Bodnar M0XER, is approaching the UK at the end of its record breaking journey around the world

GB100ZZ

Poldhu Amateur Radio Club will be running the unique call sign GB100ZZ during the month of August. ZZ was the call sign used by Poldhu from the early-mid first decade of the 1900s

Amateur balloon circumnavigates northern hemisphere

Leo Bodnar, M0XER launched a homemade balloon with a 12g solar powered radio tracker on the 12th of July from near Silverstone in the UK

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Yet another poor week, no reports from anyone and I only worked a couple of European PSK31 contacts. My excuse, I’ve been busy with kids and furniture

GB2BM

The South Essex Amateur Radio Society will be operating two HF stations from the Bay Museum on Canvey Island, Essex, with the callsign GB2BM

Rosetta's comet rendezvous

On 6 August, after a decade-long journey through space, ESA’s Rosetta will become the first spacecraft in history to rendezvous with a comet

2014 RAC AGM concluded

On the heels of the 2014 Pacific Northwest DX Convention hosted by the Orca DX and Contest Club held in New Westminster BC this past week-end, the Radio Amateurs of Canada AGM took place on July 27th

Raise a glass to this callsign

Members of the Burton upon Trent Amateur Radio Club operate GB2ALE, a special event call with a telling suffix, from the Brewery Museum on August 2/3

QRZ Anniversary Sweepstakes Week 2 Winner- Stuart Fillmore, VK5STU

G’day to all of our QRZ Anniversary Sweepstakes entrants. This week’s prize winner hails from South Australia! Stuart Fillmore, VK5STU, will be receiving a $20 Gift certificate from our sponsor, Gigaparts! After two weeks the Sweepstakes is going strong with over 30,000 entries. We hope that you'll all continue to visit the Sweepstak... [continue]

Wednesday, 30th July 2014

HamRadioNow: CSI:Dayton (featuring D-STAR and the Dongles)

HAMRADIONOW.tv Episode 159: CSI: Dayton featuring D-STAR and the Dongles CSI: Dayton? OK, I admit it, that's click-bait. Oh, we do have CSI... Connect Systems, Inc. and CEO Jerry Wanger, who's little company is poised to make the first D-STAR HT outside of ICOM. I talked to him in Episode 138 MotoTRBOSTAR. This was Jerry's first trip to... [continue]

Planning and Operating a Special Events Station - 2014

London Hams Bridge Communication Gap:

Conversations With the World:

Malaysia's Over 11,000 Radio Ham Operators Can Offer Help In Emergencies:

Special Event Planned this Fall on 630 Meters

Delfi-n3Xt CubeSat engineer died on MH-17

Delfi-n3Xt CubeSat engineer died on MH-17

BBC Radio 4: The Baker Street Bank Robbery

FREE ATV Magazine CQ-DATV 14

YOTA-UK Ham Radio video

Golf Alpha One Four Commonwealth Games

Radio hams can offer help in emergencies

Aquarid meteor shower expected to peak towards the end of July

HF on the RTL2838U SDR Dongle

Space Weather Videos now available

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Monday, 14th July 2014

Die HAM-Radio 2014

HAM-Radio Impressionen von Michael DG8MH und Herbert DL7AHF Viel Spaß damit, wünscht Bernhard OE5CBM.

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NEWSPAPERS

Wednesday, 30th July 2014

'Local radio ham operators can help in emergencies'

MALACCA: Malaysia has 11,626 amateur radio ham operators who can offer help during emergencies or natural disasters. Head of the Malaysian ...

London Hams bridge communication gap

London Amateur Radio Club members (left-right) Mike Watts, Jim Morris and Tom Pillon gather at the Blackfriars Bridge in London as part of Historical ...

Tuesday, 29th July 2014

Radio ham operators can offer help in emergencies

Amateur radio is a scientific hobby that involves construction, study and communication through means of radio waves that brings together fellow ...

Monday, 28th July 2014

What's happening: 7/28/14

HUNTINGTON - Amateur ham radio and computer hobbyists from throughout the United States will gather Aug. 9 for the 52nd annual Tri-State ...

Sunday, 27th July 2014

SKYWARN WARRIORS: Local ham radio buffs work front lines for National ... - Sentinel and Enterprise

SKYWARN WARRIORS: Local ham radio buffs work front lines for National ...Sentinel and EnterpriseSo when the power is out, many of its 6,500 Skywarn weather watchers in southern New England go the traditional route, using ham radio to file reports. "A lot of our reports do come from amateur radio," said weather service meteorologist Glenn ... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
EA3FUJ14227.0 4L1AN 19294L
N4TL14088.2 W1AW/0 1929W1
G7RAU70200.7 IK5GQK 1929I
R2ZM18090.0 PP5VZ 1929PP5
PA3DOL70087.0 I0JX 1929I
EC3AAJ18165.0 JA5AQC 1929JA
DL0DBR24894.0 DL0SOP 1929DL
W4VQ21024.9 CT7AEQ 1928CT
DL2SWN50142.0 EA3AYQ 1928EA
G0BSU50174.0 I6WJB 1928I
K0GU50076.7 K7AZ/B 1928K7
HA6VH21007.0 OA1F 1928OA
EA1NM50276.0 DL3HBT 1928DL
WP4NQR28470.0 EA8CVZ 1928EA8
EW8DJ7006.0 ZL2AGY 1928ZL2
K5CM21032.0 W1AW/0 1928W1
JL8LTI14009.0 TA1/JJ2NYT 1928TA1
OK2UDG50155.0 F1MOZ 1927F
R6FS21032.0 W1AW/0 1927W1
IZ2LSP28076.0 ON6NG 1927ON

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
GA14CG6
EC7TL/P6
ZL2WL5
V85SS4
R1314SR3
HG3IPA3
CT3KN/P3
AM05GL3
TA3AIK3
MW0EDX2
DK7FK/P2
OE/PD1B2
VU2OB2
IQ2VA2
VU2PHD2
HF spots from NA
W1AW/011
W1AW/46
KL7J2
HB9CVQ1
WB4CTX1
EA8CVZ1
9K2/SP4R1
OE5CSP1
PU5WCL1
V85SS1
W4A1
4Z5LA1
F5BBD1
ZP6CW1
CT7AEQ1
HF spots from AS
CX6DZ1
R1314SR1
TZ6BB1
ZL2IFB1
J28NC1
TA1/JJ2NYT1
VK9EC1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 152, A-index: 5
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Jul 31 1805 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 31, 2014145152 B7.1
Jul 30, 2014160152 B5.1
Jul 29, 2014143140 B5.0
Jul 28, 2014110132 B4.3
Jul 27, 201476121 B4.2
Jul 26, 201465117 B2.8
Jul 25, 201455107 B2.5
Jul 24, 201455104 B2.0
Jul 23, 20144099 B1.8
Jul 22, 20141693 B2.1
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