AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ARRL Website, Other Services to be Offline on February 28

The ARRL website and other online services will be offline on Friday, February 28, for up to 8 hours in order to conduct necessary maintenance. The outage will begin at 0500 UTC and should end by 1300 UTC. Affected will be the main ARRL website, the ARRL Store, and the ARRL contesting-related pages, including the log submission page. Logbook of The... [continue]

Sunday, 23rd February 2020

ANS-054 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for February 23rd

AMSAT NEWS SERVICE — ANS-054 The AMSAT News Service bulletins are a free, weekly news and information service of AMSAT, The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation. ANS publishes news related to Amateur Radio in Space including reports on the activities of a worldwide group of Amateur Radio operators who share an active interest in designing, bui... [continue]

Saturday, 22nd February 2020

Foundations of Amateur Radio

The chicken and the egg, which comes first, the antenna or the radio? In my day to day activities as a radio amateur I come in contact with people across all parts of their amateur journey. Some who don't yet know that they're amateurs, through to those who've just passed their test and are waiting for their callsign

Ofcom consultation on EMF compliance

Ofcom is holding a public consultation on proposed measures to require compliance with international guidelines for limiting exposure to electromagnetic fields (EMF)

Distracted Driving in Canada update

Distracted driving regulations continue to be an area of interest for many Canadian Radio Amateurs. These regulations are made and enforced by provincial governments and can vary considerably from province to province and over time

State law protects ham radio operator

The York Dispatch reports on the case of radio amateur Lindsey Fowler K0WXT who installed a short mast at her home

Low Cost HF Portable Antennas

In this Waters and Stanton video Peter Waters G3OJV looks at simple low-cost HF portable antennas

VK6WIA NewsWest

NewsWest for Sunday 23rd February 2020 is the contesting edition, and we take a look at a few contests coming up in the near future, including a roundup of where locals will be during the John Moyle Field Days

Propagation de K7RA

The most recent sunspot appearance was on February 1, nearly three weeks ago. Average daily solar flux over the past week declined just barely from 71.1 to 70.9

Down Under Amateur Radio Special Event

Over the March 14 – 15 weekend, members of the Shepparton and District Amateur Radio Club (SADARC) in Australia will be on the air as VI3RA (Radio Australia), connecting their transceivers to the curtain array and rhombic antennas at the former Radio Australia site in Shepparton. Radio Australia ceased transmitting from the site in 2017

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

VP8PJ South Orkney Islands DXpedition Anticipates Being on the Air on Sunday, February 23

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available

New distance record on the 122GHz band

Repeater, gateway and beacon NoV renewals

Ofcom consults on EMF exposure

Three Blue Ham exercises now planned for 2020

Emergency Communication Exercise Set in Northern Florida

France Authorizes Use of 60-Meter Band

New World Distance Record Claimed on 122 GHz

Mississippi ARES® Emergency Coordinator Credits Training for Effective Tornado Response

The K7RA Solar Update

Coronavirus outbreak postpones DXpedition

Puerto Rico TV features ham radio

NEMO-1 Ham Radio Buoy report

The Space Weather Woman

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Tuesday, 20th February 2018

THIS IS HAM RADIO!!!

This video took me over 20 hours of editing. In this video, I highlight some parts of the hobby, for those who think ham radio is dead, or they don't know what we can do in ham radio. Maybe...

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NEWSPAPERS

Monday, 24th February 2020

This week's events - News - Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise - Bartlesville, OK - Examiner Enterprise

This week's events - News - Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise - Bartlesville, OK  Examiner Enterprise

Links: February 23, 2020 | Hackaday - Hackaday

Links: February 23, 2020 | Hackaday  Hackaday

Viktor Hovland becomes PGA Tour's first Norwegian winner - The Public's Radio

Viktor Hovland becomes PGA Tour's first Norwegian winner  The Public's Radio

Israel strikes Gaza, Syria after Palestinian rockets attacks - The Public's Radio

Israel strikes Gaza, Syria after Palestinian rockets attacks  The Public's Radio

Sunday, 23rd February 2020

Hiawatha Amateur Radio Club plans Winter RF Fest Saturday - theperrynews.com

Hiawatha Amateur Radio Club plans Winter RF Fest Saturday  theperrynews.com

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
F8GGZ14023.0 TM39PVJ 0014TM
F8GGZ7012.0 TM39PVJ 0010TM
F8GGZ7098.0 TM39PVJ 0008TM
F-115797088.0 TM39PVJ 0009TM
F-115793691.0 TM39PVJ 0008TM
F-115793639.0 TM39PVJ 0008TM
F-115797088.0 TM39PVJ 0010TM
F-115793691.0 TM39PVJ 0007TM
F8GGZ1820.0 TM39PVJ 0017TM
F-115797092.1 F5NLX/P 0013F
F8GGZ10118.0 TM39PVJ 0009TM
F8GGZ3519.0 TM39PVJ 0007TM
F8GGZ1820.0 TM39PVJ 0023TM
PY2KG7090.0 PY2AA 0020PY2
WB8BPU7027.0 IZ2EWR 2359I
IZ8GCP5357.0 AA3AZ 2359AA3
SP9TBT5357.0 N4MEC 2358N4
ZL2IFB7120.0 ZL2ADA 2358ZL2
HA7JTR7037.0 K4Q 2357K4
N1RR3704.0 RA3VLA 2356RA3

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
R1CF/M4
VP8PJ4
TU5PCT2
PJ2ND2
V31MA2
UA3FQ2
RA1L/M2
RK1I/P2
HC2AO1
YT1AA1
RK4CYW1
R0LER/MM1
CO8LY1
R2RAU1
ON8DM1
HF spots from NA
VP8PJ10
TU5PCT7
PJ2ND2
OE6MBG1
ZS3Y1
EA5JZ1
HF spots from AS
R1CF/M2
RM8A2
VP8PJ2
R0MR1
R0LER/MM1
RC0CC1
VK4NBX1
TN/UA9FGR1
RK1I/P1
R9DV1
4L8A1
UX2IQ1
UA0DX1
RX9CDQ1
UA9CIC1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 71, A-index: 4
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued on 2019 Dec 10 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Dec 10, 2019071 A7.9
Dec 09, 2019072 A7.8
Dec 08, 2019072 A7.8
Dec 07, 2019070 A7.8
Dec 06, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 05, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 04, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 03, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 02, 2019070 A7.8
Dec 01, 2019071 A7.9
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