AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

73 on 73 Award #4 - EA5TT

73 on 73 Award #4 - EA5TT Paul Stoetzer, N8HM, who is sponsoring the award for contacts made via the AO-73 (FUNcube-1) amateur radio satellite, recently recognized Manuel D. Ruiz Carrasco, EA5TT, for becoming the fourth recipient of the 73 on 73 Award. He submitted a list of 73 stations worked via AO-73 between September 1, 2... [continue]

Sunday, 21st December 2014

QSO Today - EP 21 - Eric Manning - VA7DZ

QSO Today - EP 21 - Eric Manning - VA7DZ Join Eric, 4Z1UG, in his QSO Today with Eric Manning, VA7DZ. Eric and Eric discuss the Reverse Beacon Network and the use of the CW Skimmer software as tools for contesting and understanding of real time low band openings. VA7DZ has a lifetime... [continue]

SAQ transmission on Christmas Eve

SAQ transmission on Christmas Eve There will be a transmission with the Alexanderson 200 kW alternator on VLF 17.2 kHz from Grimeton Radio/SAQ on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24th, 2014. The message transmission will take place at 08:00 UTC (09:00 local time). The transmitter will be tuned up from ... [continue]

Radio ham helps ESA with tracking widget

Radio ham helps ESA with tracking widget Thanks to radio amateur Chip Sufitchi N2YO the European Space Agency's new satellite tracking widgets are live The tracking widgets are fed with the latest orbital tracks for ESA missions, or missions with significant E... [continue]

Video of radio ham's images from space

Video of radio ham's images from space The BBC report a video of the images taken by ISS astronaut Don Pettit KD5MDT has been released You've never seen space like this. This short film gives an inside look at how NASA Astronaut Don Pettit KD5MDT captures bre... [continue]

Active Sun Unleashes Massive Solar Flare:

The sun fired off a massive solar flare late Friday (Dec. 19), after days of intense storms from our nearest star. The huge solar flare registered as an X1.8-class event, one of the most powerful types of flares possible, and was captured on camera by NASA's powerful Solar Dynamics Observatory. The flare triggered a strong radio blackout for parts... [continue]

QSO Today - EP 21 - Eric Manning - VA7DZ:

Join Eric, 4Z1UG, in his QSO Today with Eric Manning, VA7DZ. Eric and Eric discuss the Reverse Beacon Network and the use of the CW Skimmer software as tools for contesting and understanding of real time low band openings.

Transatlantic tests between Namibia and Brazil on the cards

The SARL report that Pieter Jacobs, V51PJ, of Rosh Pinnah, Namibia, who is a very keen VHF amateur, is planning to bridge the Atlantic Ocean to Brazil on 144 MHz. On the other side of this 6000 kilometre sea path another keen VHF amateur is anxiously waiting, his name is Orlando Neto, PY2ANE at Sao Paulo

73 on 73 Award #4 - EA5TT

Paul Stoetzer, N8HM, who is sponsoring the award for contacts made via the AO-73 (FUNcube-1) amateur radio satellite, recently recognized Manuel D. Ruiz Carrasco, EA5TT, for becoming the fourth recipient of the 73 on 73 Award

QSO Today - EP 21 - Eric Manning - VA7DZ

Join Eric, 4Z1UG, in his QSO Today with Eric Manning, VA7DZ. Eric and Eric discuss the Reverse Beacon Network and the use of the CW Skimmer software as tools for contesting and understanding of real time low band openings

SAQ transmission on Christmas Eve

There will be a transmission with the Alexanderson 200 kW alternator on VLF 17.2 kHz from Grimeton Radio/SAQ on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Sunspot AR2242 erupts

Digital ATV on 146 MHz

Ham radio in 1988 Italian movie

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Twisp Police Chief Ready to Train Citizens for Emergency Response Team:

Radio ham helps ESA with tracking widget

X-flare on Dec. 20th

Anniversary of BBC World Service

Video of radio ham's images from space

ISS SSTV reception on a portable setup using RTL-SDR

Post Tromelin FT4TA

Past Northern Florida Section Manager Royal V. Mackey, N4ADI - SK

Propagation de K7RA

RTÉ's longwave service extended until 2017

Surrey ham radio exam success

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Friday, 19th December 2014

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Sunday, 21st December 2014

Musselburgh engineer champions radio club

An East Lothian amateur radio enthusiast is helping to develop his local club, which is searching for new premises in its 30th anniversary year.

Friday, 19th December 2014

The Bear's Mouth

The Big Bear Amateur Radio Club will celebrate 40 years of service to Big Bear Valley in 2015. Club members are licensed amateur radio operators ...

Thursday, 18th December 2014

Ham radio towers stolen in Effort - Pocono Record

Ham radio towers stolen in EffortPocono Record15, 2014 @ 1:37 pm. Sometime between Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, someone stole two ham radio communication towers from an Upper Valley Road property in Effort. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 570-646-2271. poconorecord.com. Writer.... [continue]

Wednesday, 17th December 2014

Transcript Digest

FCC amateur radio license seven-week course 6:30-9 p.m. begins Jan. 15, Salvation Army, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord. Class free; $7 materials, ...

YL 33: The First Female Ham Radio Operators, and their Awesome Legacy - The Mary Sue

The Mary SueYL 33: The First Female Ham Radio Operators, and their Awesome LegacyThe Mary SueAlthough enthusiasm for ham radio as the medium of choice for hobbyists, veterans, and emergency responders hasn't waned much over the last fifty or so years, the hobby is making a strong resurgence as aspiring makers acknowledge radio's contributio... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
UT4IXZ14200.0 PD17MH 1359PD
VA2PGB28680.0 EA7AGX 1358EA
G0JHC50100.0 K1TOL 1358K1
2E0CNL14200.0 PD70MH 1358PD
IZ8FNY14055.0 LA7THA 1358LA
W4TKI24899.0 EW6DX 1358EW
LY7M3532.0 W1AW/KH6 1358KH6
AB1A50052.7 V47KAI/B 1358V4
G3ZQQ14244.0 PA1H/P 1358PA
K3PIN21259.9 A62A 1358A6
K0TPP50024.7 YV4AB/B 1358YV
W3LPL28040.1 HZ1SK 1357HZ
VA2PGB28680.0 OZ9AU 1357OZ
N5DG50024.7 YV4AB/B 1357YV
W3LPL24891.0 YS1/NP3J 1357YS
N4NQ24907.1 DL1SMA 1357DL
UA4CDM28121.0 PG200KMAR 1356PG
VA3SF28460.0 HB9EYP 1356HB
VA2PGB28680.0 ON4VT 1356ON
K3RA21283.9 W1AW/3 1355W1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
W1AW/37
VE1BB6
DU9AQQ6
IK8SHL/75
YO0YOTA5
OH9SCL4
VU2XO4
OF9X4
FM/F2VX4
E20WXA4
5R8UI3
VK1MA3
CO8LY3
SH2014ECC3
W1AW/43
HF spots from NA
W1AW/37
W1AW/46
J28NC5
W1AW/KH64
9K2MU4
4Z5AD4
JD1BON3
ZT1T3
9A7JCY3
YL2KF2
VU2XO2
A62A2
CO8LY2
UA3KW2
GI0BDX2
HF spots from AS
SM6CWK1
V85TL1
R90WOB1
HB9DET1
W1AW/41
OH9SCL1
RN3QN1
9V1YC1
HL1LUA1
E20WXA1
W1AW/KH61
HF1LUA1
JD1BON1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 206, A-index: 14

Report issued 2014 Dec 22 0910 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Dec 22, 2014159206 C1.3
Dec 21, 2014120206 C1.3
Dec 20, 2014156203 C1.2
Dec 19, 2014168216 C1.4
Dec 18, 2014154213 C1.2
Dec 17, 2014169192 B9.2
Dec 09, 201477133 B5.7
Dec 08, 201458133 B5.6
Dec 07, 201473132 B6.9
Dec 06, 201497129 B5.2
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