AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Ham College episode 3

Ham College episode 3 is now available for download hc_3-mid.png Ham College, the new show for those new to the hobby and those wishing to get into Amateur Radio.In episode 3 we talk about voltage, demonstrate using voltmeters and cover 14 more questions and answers from the Technical class question pool. 59:07 Download YouTube ... [continue]

Monday, 30th March 2015

World Amateur Radio Day is April 18!

On Saturday, April 18, radio amateurs worldwide will take to the airwaves to celebrate World Amateur Radio Day 2015. It was on April 18, 1925, that the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) was founded in Paris, with ARRL Co-Founder Hiram Percy Maxim, 1AW, as its first president. The primary purpose of World Amateur Radio Day is to highlight Ama... [continue]

ARISS School Contact Proposal Window Open Until April 15

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) program coordinator is seeking proposals from schools and organizations that are interested in hosting an Amateur Radio contact with a member of the International Space Station crew. The US ARISS contact proposal window will remain open until April 15.ARISS is seeking formal and informal ... [continue]

President’s Review of Contests

Following disquiet about the adjudication of a recent RSGB Contest, the Board has asked John Gould G3WKL, RSGB President, to conduct a review, in conjunction with the Contest Committee and a representative selection of contesters, of several aspects of contest administration. This will include how contest rules are reviewed, developed, communicated... [continue]

Antennas Raised at Hamfest:

The 23rd annual Down East Hamfest took place at Lenoir Community College on Saturday, where Pink Hill resident Don Smith and another amateur radio enthusiast discussed radio equipment -- Smith displayed a Flex digital radio, a 29-year-old Kenwood and an ICOM radio more than 20 years old. One day you're tooling around on your ham radio, as you do, ... [continue]

Ham College Episode 3 is Out:

Ham College, the new show for those new to the hobby and those wishing to get into Amateur Radio.

Getting started with the FM Satellites

Based on a hamfest handout designed and written by Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK, "Getting Started with the FM Satellites", is now available for download

Ham College episode 3

Ham College, the new show for those new to the hobby and those wishing to get into Amateur Radio

Kigali short wave relay to close

Deutsche Welle is shutting down its relay station at Kigali in Rwanda. Established in 1965 it is the broadcaster's last short wave relay

Essex 2m FM Activity Day 2015 report

The 2 metre FM activity afternoon was championed by the Thurrock Acorns Amateur Radio Club (TAARC) to encourage Essex to make more use of 2 metres, and to get Essex talking

2 metres Counties Contest - Ireland

This contest takes place on Easter Monday, 6th April, from 2pm to 4pm local time

SolderSmoke Podcast 174

SDR (RTL-2832U) runs in CHROME browser

Poldhu radio club is best in the west

Hackspace among Ham Club finalists

ARISS contact on Echolink and IRLP

History This Week

QSO Today Podcast - Episode 35 - Tracy Lenocker - WA6ERA

Introducing "USA 1776" DMR Talk Group

Tutorial - Using the new routing function in RT Systems featuring RFinder

Tutorial - Using the new routing function in RT Systems featuring RFinder

Young Radio Ham Net April 5

The RaDAR Challenge

DKARS Magazine April 2015 ready for download

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Steve Webster M1ERS on W5KUB webcast

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Sunday, 29th March 2015

Hamradio from the 'Big Gun' station.

We planned a full night at the 'Big Gun'station this time. This is the former Radio Netherlands antenna site with huge towers and big gain antennas. Our main focus would be 40 meter CW and...

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NEWSPAPERS

Saturday, 28th March 2015

SKYWARN® Training Class to be Held in Clearfield

The class is being sponsored by the Clearfield County Department of Emergency Services, in cooperation with the Clearfield County Amateur Radio ...

Friday, 27th March 2015

Clubs And Organizations

#Amateur Radio Operators (HAMS) and any who are interested in becoming a HAM operator are encouraged to join the Tonto Amateur Radio ...

Zenith Trans-Oceanic, The "Royalty of Radios"

The Zenith Corporation was founded in 1918 by amateur radio operators Ralph Matthews and Karl Hassel in Chicago as Chicago Radio Labs.

Catch some theatre

Long before YouTube and Vine came along, Ham radio was the broadcasting for the masses. And it's still going strong. Peel Amateur Radio Club will ...

Thursday, 26th March 2015

Come join ham radio operators

In times of local emergencies, the ham radio operators of our community band together, aiding local law enforcement and emergency personnel.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
JA7BZU28470.0 VK5CE/P 0009VK5
EB1DJ7142.0 TF2MSN 0009TF
WA4JQS28010.1 XE1XR 0009XE1
UT5XS10103.1 HC2AO 0008HC
VE3VN14003.1 A71CM 0008A7
SM6GBM10113.0 PJ2/VE7ACN 0008PJ2
RG7K7018.1 HR9/K6TOP 0007HR
NC4ON14160.0 OH1AF 0007OH1
AG2J7013.2 OM5OA 0007OM
R9VV10110.0 EX8TR 0006EX
KF5SA21285.0 C21EU 0006C2
KF4YCP28470.0 VK5CE 0005VK5
AD8J18135.0 TI2CC 0005TI
AG2J7007.9 LZ2OE 0005LZ
K4TR21280.0 C21EU 0005C2
VA2SW14227.0 VE2JCW 0005VE2
KW4BY28260.0 VK5WI 0005VK5
N4WMB21312.0 8J2VE 00058J
UR3EL14026.0 SU9VB 0005SU
W3LPL7018.1 HR9/K6TOP 0004HR

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
PJ2/PA1CC4
TF2MSN3
PJ2/VE7ACN3
ZW150ITU2
J69Z2
KV4WN2
IT9VPT1
CT1EHI1
9V1VV1
HC2AO1
KC3BWA1
K4SV1
EA4GEL1
EA9EU1
SU9VB1
HF spots from NA
C21EU11
SU9VB9
BG3UPA7
V6Z5
J69MV4
8J2VE4
PJ2/VE7ACN4
FM5BH3
PQ450RIO3
PY2VI3
CU7MD2
TI2CC2
ZL3ADT2
FK8CE2
XE2XR2
HF spots from AS
VK5CE/P2
V6Z1
8J2JE1
K3IP1
BG3UPA1
W5IZ1
HR9/K6TOP1
C21EU1
PY4TW1
EX8TR1
8J2VE1
KP4RV1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 134, A-index: 6
Space weather for the next 24 hours is predicted to be minor.
Report issued 2015 Mar 30 2105 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Mar 30, 201573134 B9.1
Mar 29, 201582145 B7.9
Mar 28, 2015109146 B5.0
Mar 27, 2015103138 B4.5
Mar 26, 2015115136 B5.4
Mar 25, 2015127138 B4.8
Mar 24, 2015119133 B4.7
Mar 23, 201588128 B4.0
Mar 22, 201540122 B4.0
Mar 21, 201527114 B4.8
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