AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

IARUMS Region 1 Newsletter November 2019 available!

The IARUMS Region 1 Newsletter November 2019 is now available.  Click here!

Sunday, 8th December 2019

AfriCUBE SDR Ham Radio CubeSat

The South African Radio Leage (SARL) reports AMSAT SA is to shift main focus to AfriCUBE a digital SDR amateur radio CubeSat

QSO Today - Bob Dixon - W8ERD

Bob Dixon, W8ERD, retired after 49 years as an Ohio State University radio astronomer working on SETI, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, and supporting the electronic and communication needs of the University

Australian 70cms digital record extended to 2806 kms!

Early on the morning of the 5th of December 2019, there was a remarkable tropo contact between Leigh, VK2KRR and Peter, VK6KXW on 70cms across the Australian continent. The distance was 2,806 kms and crossed over the Great Australian Bight, a part of the ocean well noted for tropospheric ducting

The Space Weather Woman

QandA Live Mini Course: Solar Screams at Earth and Beyond— Part IV of Solar Flares and Radio Bursts - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

Join the AMSAT SA CubeSat team

AMSAT SA invites radio amateurs with RF, electronic and software experience to join the Satellite Development team and contribute to technology and human capital development in South Africa.

Ofcom fines Onestream £35,000 for ‘slamming’

Ofcom has fined communications provider Onestream £35,000 after an investigation found the company took over the telephone services of more than a hundred people without their permission

Holy-land Christianity On The Air (HOCOTA)

Members of the Israel Amateur Radio Club (I.A.R.C) are pleased to announce the 2019 XMAS activity for its national award program: Holy-land Christianity On The Air (HOCOTA)

St Pierre and Miquelon - early announcement

Eric, KV1J, will once again be operating from the Island of Miquelon (NA-032, DIFO FP-002 WLOTA 1417, Grid GN17) as FP/KV1J between June 30th and July 14th, 2020. This is his 14th trip to the island

Canterbury SOTA QSO Party

The local SOTA activators are holding a Banks Peninsula SOTA QSO Party in NZ on the 1st of February 2020

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

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

ANS-342 AMSAT News Service Bulletins for December 8

Foundations of Amateur Radio

Typhoon Kammuri - update

Live Amateur Radio Satellite demo

New ham radio book published

VK6WIA NewsWest

Scheduled transmission from Grimeton Radio / SAQ on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2019

RSGB releases SDR training videos

December GEO Newsletter available for download

Propagation de K7RA

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available

GB2RS Christmas schedule

YOTA Month news

Sweden to discontinue 2.3 and 3.4GHz permits

Syllabus 2019 SDR presentations

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Tuesday, 20th February 2018

THIS IS HAM RADIO!!!

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NEWSPAPERS

Monday, 9th December 2019

2019 Murfreesboro Christmas Parade Breaks Records! - Murfreesboro News and Radio - Wgnsradio

2019 Murfreesboro Christmas Parade Breaks Records! - Murfreesboro News and Radio  Wgnsradio

St Pierre and Miquelon - early announcement - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

St Pierre and Miquelon - early announcement  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Abusive coaching doesn't make better players, says former athlete - CBC.ca

Abusive coaching doesn't make better players, says former athlete  CBC.ca

Links: December 8, 2019 | Hackaday - Hackaday

Links: December 8, 2019 | Hackaday  Hackaday

A look at happenings for the 'Week Ahead' in Alachua County - Gainesville Sun

A look at happenings for the 'Week Ahead' in Alachua County  Gainesville Sun

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
EA7AQC7127.0 EA7HZM 0015EA
YO5OSF7139.0 SN1ØØPIP 0012SN
F4CXO28021.0 LZ4TX 0014LZ
E72U7014.6 LZ50ZF 0619LZ
RA6ADQ3673.0 R3KEA 0619R3
W4IMD14074.0 VK2CTG 0618VK2
I4WZT3790.0 IK4GRO 0618I
N0UMF5359.1 OT4B 0616OT
VE3MEU7139.0 RZ3AH 0615RZ3
SV2DCD1840.9 HC2AO 0615HC
AC9EM10108.0 VSK 0615VS
KE9OL7156.0 EA3BOX 0614EA
UR6QA10136.0 5W1SA 06125W
YB5QZ10131.0 TO9W 0612TO
RA3RF144360.0 UA6IE 0612UA6
HA2DT14074.0 RD4D 0612RD4
JA1XGI10131.0 V6K 0612V6
SP5GSM7074.0 YR2019REV 0612YR
W4IMD14074.0 VK1DC 0612VK1
US0CD3510.0 K7BX/VP9 0611VP9

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
R50KAMA5
R100MTK4
K7BX/VP94
V31MA3
SP5UUD/P3
K9FE2
LZ1QI1
RA3QV1
4O7CC1
RA6HD1
EA1AST1
HC2AO1
KB8SRX1
R9FI1
R4ADJ1
HF spots from NA
HA8RM3
EA3BOX2
EA3KU1
K6KML1
NT5CN1
RZ3AH1
WA6PPG1
DK1BN1
VSK1
LZ1QI1
KM4CQG1
KG5U1
OT4B1
W5W1
HH2AA1
HF spots from AS
UA0AWB1
R100KM1
R100MTK1
HC7AE1
V6K1
R50KAMA1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 72, A-index: 3
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued on 2019 Dec 09 0305 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
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
Nov 30, 2019070 A7.8
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