AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Results of the IARU-R1 Contests VHF&up

Here you will find the results of the different VHF contests organized by the IARU-R1 during 2014 IARU R1 50 MHz Contest (June 2014) IARU R1 144 MHz Contest (September 2014) IARU R1 UHF/SHF/µWave Contest (October 2014)  ... [continue]

Sunday, 19th April 2015

ISS Ham Radio Digital TV

The request to power up the Ham Video system on 2395 MHz was added to the crew task list on April 16

Kosmos-2504 pushes target off its orbit

Anatoly Zak reports on the maneuvers of Kosmos-2504 whose signals were detected by a Dutch amateur radio enthusiast Cees Bassa

NASA Cube Quest Challenge

The Cube Quest Challenge, sponsored by NASA’s Space Technology Mission Directorate Centennial Challenge Program, offers a total of $5 million to teams that meet the challenge objectives of designing, building and delivering flight-qualified, small satellites capable of advanced operations near and beyond the moon

ZL100ANZAC

Special event call sign ZL100ANZAC has been issued to commemorate this important event. To celebrate the ANZAC centenary in New Zealand ZL100ANZAC will be activated by a group of ZL operators

ARRL 'Ham Aid' HF gear arrives in Micronesia

An ARRL 'Ham Aid' kit of HF gear has arrived in Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) as part of a relief effort in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Maysak

1260 MHz added to Fox CubeSats

AMSAT Vice President Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, has announced plans to incorporate an L band receiver in Fox-1C and Fox-1D

Bush Telegraph Centre Display in May:

The Tableland Radio Group with the Cardwell Bush Telegraph Museum in North Queensland will be putting on a display of old Morse code and old radio equipment on May 29 and 30. The location is the Historic Post Office, Telegraph Station, Old Shire Hall, Courthouse and Lock-up in Victoria Street, Cardwell.

Sandford Mill Celebrates International Marconi Day with Activities:

THE SANDFORD Mill Science Education Centre will be celebrating International Marconi day with a day packed with activities. Guglielmo Marconi, inventor of radio completed much of his work in Chelmsford and the first regular entertainment broadcasts were transmitted from a hut in Writtle in 1922, which now sits in the Engine house at Sandford Mill,... [continue]

Saturday, 18th April 2015

Special Event Stations Mark World Amateur Radio Day, April 18

Today, Saturday, April 18, is World Amateur Radio Day (WARD). The event celebrates the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) on April 18, 1925, in Paris, with ARRL Co-Founder Hiram Percy Maxim, 1AW, as its first president.From the 25 countries that formed the IARU in 1925, the IARU has grown to include 160 member-societies in thr... [continue]

With a heavy heart - G3CWV - SK

It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that I have just learnt of the passing of our dear friend Clive Wallis, G3CWV on 27th March 2015

Remaking VK Amateur LCD

Another 450,000 DAB radios with wheels sold in Q1

New ARI Moon Bounce Trophy

Norway to switch off FM in 2017

Al Jazeera: Ham Radio and Scarborough Reef

Ham Radio operators serve as 'eyes on the ground'

Propagation de K7RA

Essex Sea Cadet gets Intermediate Licence

Amateur Radio Newsline(tm) Report 1961 April 17 2015

VOM Amateur Radio Club Hosts Hamfest:

Amateur Radio Clubs to Throw Annual Hamfest:

New Communications Center Vital Element to County's Emergency Operations:

Visalia Experiences Eadioactive Invasion. Again:

ARNewsline Report 1961 -- April 17 2015:

FCC to Open Up Valuable Airwaves for Tech and Telecom Companies:

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Saturday, 18th April 2015

Charles County Update Quick Take - "Lincoln 150 | Amateur Radio Club"

Bob Curran, with the Charles County Amateur Ham Radio, talks about the club's involvement with the Lincoln 150 commemoration, "On the Trail of the Assassin." The volunteer group will be at...

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Sunday, 19th April 2015

Amateurs in April

I have to tell you, when Christopher took a course at his junior high to become a licensed ham radio operator, the one word that entered my head was ...

ISS Ham Radio Digital TV - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

ISS Ham Radio Digital TVSouthgate Amateur Radio ClubISS Ham Radio Digital TV. The request to power up the Ham Video system on 2395 MHz was added to the crew task list on April 16. That means, that crew is invited to activate Ham Video as a free time activity. No precise day/time for this activity is fixed.... [continue]

Ham Radio Operators Serve As ‘Eyes On The Ground’ When Severe Weather Hits (Illinois)

When severe weather hit north-central Illinois last week, there was an army of volunteers out gathering information, and funneling it to the National Weather Service to provide a more accurate picture of what was going on. Among those volunteers were amateur radio operators.

Goshen teen used his radio to help send word to families throughout the country (MIchigan)

Thys Van Hout couldn’t speak a word of English when he and his family emigrated from The Netherlands to Goshen in 1956. Less than a decade later, it was his voice that was responsible for relaying both messages of hope and despair to people across the country after perhaps the greatest tragedy in Elkhart County history.

Apollo 13 radio communications issue

After the explosion of Oxygen Tank 2 in Apollo 13’s service module the crew discovered the Lunar Module radio communications system couldn’t hear Mission Control

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
ON3SAT14268.0 AM190IQM 1859AM
SV1KYC21305.0 EA8CSD 1859EA8
S51TA18088.0 KO4OP 1859KO4
TA2AKG28400.0 CX4RX 1859CX
VE2EBK18132.0 J79MM 1859J7
F1UMO18122.0 AO2015WRD 1859AO
DK4WH7163.0 AM390BOX 1859AM
IU1CYA7163.0 AM390BOX 1859AM
SV3IBP18160.0 CM7AA 1859CM
ND4X14307.1 KV4UC 1859KV4
IW1RIU21081.5 YE60AA 1859YE
W3LPL21032.5 EA9EU 1859EA9
CT2KHH28505.0 LU5EK 1859LU
EA1AUM7159.0 AM190AUM 1859AM
K9VD21007.9 KS7T 1859KS7
9A9XX21035.6 PV8ADI 1859PV8
F4ENH14225.0 4L4ND 18594L
EC7DTQ28019.0 AO7URM 1859AO
HB9GCE14034.0 PQ150ITU 1858PQ
EA2DT21033.0 KP2F 1858KP2

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
YE60AA5
AM190AUM4
TM9B4
AO2015WRD3
CM7AA3
J79MM3
AN590CS2
R120RO2
E74ZZ2
LX1HD2
ZP6DYA2
AM190IQM2
AM190AJV2
R120RM2
AO7URM2
HF spots from NA
7X4RJ3
JW9JKA2
K8ERS2
A45XR2
SV5/OK2PVF2
CU7AA2
AO7URM1
T77C1
K6KNS1
W0W1
KD8VRX1
KM4CCR1
CO7EH1
KV4UC1
ZW8T1
HF spots from AS
EA8CSD1
AM390PP1
AT150ITU1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 148, A-index: 13
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2015 Apr 19 1505 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Apr 19, 2015114148 B5.3
Apr 18, 201593148 B5.4
Apr 17, 201585150 B7.5
Apr 16, 201585150 B6.7
Apr 15, 201597155 B6.6
Apr 14, 201568147 B7.8
Apr 13, 201564141 B8.3
Apr 12, 201574134 B6.3
Apr 11, 201534123 B4.0
Apr 10, 201537115 B2.5
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