AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Channels in the 144MHz Band to be used for the Commonwealth Games

Following negotiations with the RSGB to minimise the impact on (more…)

Tuesday, 22nd July 2014

Ray Barker, G0FDU, 12 July 2014

I am sad to report that Ray Barker, G0FDU is (more…)

RadCom August 2014, Vol. 90, No. 8

Goodbye HAMSAT-VO52 - Rest In Peace

AMSAT-India’s ham radio satellite VO-52, launched on May 5, 2005 ceased operation on July 11, 2014. During over 9 years, it proved to be a valuable communications resource for the amateur radio community

UK 434 MHz balloon reaches Alaska

A party balloon carrying a solar-powered 434 MHz transmitter launched by Leo Bodnar M0XER from Silverstone UK travelled east across Asia and has now reached Alaska

ILLW has another virgin lighthouse

Added to the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend held in three week's time is another virgin registration, this time from Portugal

Man wins a Kenwood TS-480SAT for £1 !

That’s right! One lucky customer won a brand new Kenwood TS-480SAT courtsey of Kenwood Electronics UK and MLandS at the McMichael rally on the 13th July 2014

First Transatlantic decode of the Opera Beacon on 6 meters

At 14:27 21 July, Dave, WD4KPD located in Washington, decoded the first Opera beacon transmission from Graham, G0NBD, at -18 dB s/n, at a range of 3664 miles

VK balloon reaches Brazil

A small Australian high-altitude balloon VK3YT-8 has reached the South American country of Brazil, and is now believed headed further east

Radio Amateur operates RSL Station

Mike Coles 2E1GZZ is the Station Director for New Life Radio, which goes on-the-air on Saturday, 26th July

GAREC 2014 next month in Alabama USA

The ARRL Alabama Section and the Huntsville Hamfest Association are proud to announce that the 2014 Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (GAREC) Conference will return to Huntsville, Alabama August 14-15, next month! The conference will be held in connection with the 2014 ARRL Southeastern Division Convention/Annual Huntsville Hamfest. The... [continue]

Another Typhoon threatens the Philippines.

New book for hams about HF Software Defined Radio

Bill Moore - NC1L

HR.4969 ARRL files again...

HamRadioNow: I'm Back (and oh, yeah, the DCC Video KICKSTARTER is LIVE)

The Inaugural Victorian D-Star Users Group Meeting:

India’s VO-52 Satellite Goes Dark

K4ERO Wins July QST Cover Plaque Award

Bill Moore, NC1L seriously injured in road accident

AMSAT-UK Colloquium 26-27 July 2014

Hamfest India 2014 - Hyderabad

Japan DX Meeting 2014

DXCC Country/Entity Report

The 'walkie talkie' dongle that means you'll never be out of touch with your friends

ComReg 5 Year Amateur Radio Licence notification process

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

Saturday, 19th July 2014

Hospital has SPARC of security

Mike Karpman and Harold Hilbert, members of the San Gorgonio Pass Amateur Radio Club, demonstrate how a ham radio station would work during ...

Friday, 18th July 2014

Rancho Cucamonga ham operator shares gold medal victory

Courtesy photo: R. A. Wilson Champions of last weekend's international ham radio competition were the U.S. team of Dan Craig of Rancho ...

Club teaches ham radio use, serves community with emergency communications

Max Perry, president of the Irving Amateur Radio Club, poses for a photograph in his radio room at his home in Irving, Texas on July 14. Perry, who ...

Red Button: How the King of Jordan paid secret visits to Coventry radio enthusiast

Until now, with the revelation that King Hussein of Jordan secretly visited a radio ham who lived a few doors down from the Painted Lady pub in ...

Thank you TAP from the SP Amateur Radio Club

On behalf of the entire South Plainfield Amateur Radio Club we wish to thank you for your inclusion of our club activities in The Alternative Press ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
ON7RU21015.0 RA1ZZ/P 1919RA1Z
UR4UC7169.0 OU4ZZ/P 1919OU
N3CAL50276.0 AA4FF 1919AA4
K4YYL14085.0 W1AW/4 1918W1
W0GUY18145.0 W1AW/4 1918W1
EA7IYE7085.0 EC7TL 1918EC
UA3OO7107.0 RA3OX 1918RA3
RX3DLH7013.0 R60VLZ 1917R6
IZ2LTW14087.5 BY4IB 1917BY
PY2VI18155.0 RU6DX/P 1917RU6
MI3WWF50136.0 GI4SNA 1917GI
HB9CQL50094.5 UY1HY 1917UY
LZ2LT18139.0 W100AW 1917W1
W3LPL14081.1 JY4CI 1917JY
I8NHJ50100.0 VP5/I8NHJ 1917VP5
SM0DFP 10368200.0 OH6HOL 1917OH6
SQ1EUG21020.1 N3RS 1917N3
UA3DJY7006.0 HL4CHH 1916HL
AA4SC14255.0 W1AW/4 1916W1
W3LPL18072.1 OH0/DL1SVA/ 1916OH0

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
MJ0IKL5
A71BO4
JY4CI4
W100AW4
RL70BO/P4
BY4IB3
OU4ZZ/P2
GA14CG2
DH6ARM/MM2
RU6DX/P2
YB0IBM2
6V1W2
RA3AV/12
SF2014ECC2
SN777AG2
HF spots from NA
W1AW/49
HB9FAZ2
SK6AW2
JY4CI1
W4O1
OE3XMA1
OH0/DL1SVA/1
NG5R1
OH0/IW5ELA1
W100AW1
KF5RBC1
S57DX1
WE1SPN1
W1VT1
YD1IRS1
HF spots from AS
DR50RRDXA2
DL7JOM/P2
9M2TO1
OH0/IW5ELA1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 90, A-index: 5
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Jul 22 1805 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 22, 20141690 B2.1
Jul 21, 20141790 B1.5
Jul 20, 20142787 B1.1
Jul 19, 20142686 B1.2
Jul 18, 2014089 B1.3
Jul 17, 20141189 B1.7
Jul 16, 20142592 B2.7
Jul 15, 201470101 B4.0
Jul 14, 2014102109 B5.9
Jul 13, 2014145127 B8.0
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