AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ANS-184 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for July 3

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, building, launching and communicating ... [continue]

Saturday, 2nd July 2022

The K7RA Solar Update

Solar activity took a dramatic plunge over the recent reporting week (June 23 to 29) but geomagnetic activity stayed exactly the same. Field Day weekend saw rising geomagnetic numbers, with planetary A index at 8, 16 and 23, Friday through Sunday. On Sunday the geomagnetic activity was a problem, although not severe, with many stations in Field Day... [continue]

Friday, 1st July 2022

ARRL Represented at International Amateur Radio Exhibition in Germany

2022 Ham Radio, the International Amateur Radio Exhibition, held last weekend (June 24 - 26) in Friedrichshafen, Germany, drew enthusiastic crowds and amateur radio enthusiasts from 52 countries.Messe Friedrichshafen Managing Director Klaus Wellmann and Project Manager Petra Rathgeber said the event attracted 10,200 participants. While attendance w... [continue]

RSGB Regional vacancies

The RSGB has vacancies for someone to be co-opted as the Regional Representative for Region 11 until the AGM in 2023. Region 11 covers Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, South Gloucestershire and the Channel Islands. There are 13 RSGB Regional Representatives covering the whole of the UK and they must reside in the region they represent. […]

Tribute to Zorro, JH1AJT

3D2AJT is the special callsign that Dom, 3D2USU will be using for one month from Nadi in the Fiji Islands in memory of the late Yasuo ‘Zorro’ Miyazawa, JH1AJT. Activity will end on 27 July, which would have marked Zorro’s 73rd birthday. Zorro was also known for his DXpeditions and charitable work on behalf of […]

Tonight@8 on Radio waves and antennas

Tonight @8 will take place on Monday, the 4 July. This is the final lecture before the summer break. Peter Duffett-Smith, GM3XJE will be looking at Radio waves and antennas…and all that. His presentation covers a range of antenna-related information so there should be something for everyone. Tonight@8 webinars are live-streamed on the RSGB’s Yo... [continue]

ARRL Field Day 2022: 500,000 Contacts Already Reported

2022 ARRL Field Day wrapped up nearly a week ago, and ARRL Headquarters has already received over 2,400 entries submitted via the online Field Day Entry web application. Early analysis reveals that most of the entrants participated as Class D -- home stations, and Class E -- home stations using emergency power.As of June 29, the breakdown of Field ... [continue]

ARRL Headquarters is Closed on Monday, July 4, for Independence Day

ARRL  The National Association for Amateur Radio® will be closed on Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Tuesday, July 5, at 8 a.m. EDT. The Baton Rouge Amateur Radio Club will operate a special event station, W5KID, from the USS KIDD Vete... [continue]

Sunday, 26th June 2022

ANS-177 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins

AMSAT NEWS SERVICE ANS-177 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, building, l... [continue]

Saturday, 25th June 2022

New Treasurer John Sager, WJ7S, Says ARRL a Perfect Match

ARRL's new Treasurer, John R. Sager, WJ7S, officially took office on May 1, 2022, and is already helping to plan the ARRL's financial future.Sager brings with him over 40 years of financial management experience. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Certified Cash Manager, and holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees f... [continue]

ARRL to Host LIVE Video from W1AW for Field Day

Join ARRL live from W1AW via YouTube for 2022 ARRL Field Day! See all of the fun involved with Field Day, and ask your questions about the event in the Live Chat and get them answered in real time. Watch on ARRL's YouTube channel at youtu.be/RN8mc3NVdwg starting on June 25, 2022, at 1:30 PM Eastern / 10:30 AM Pacific / 1730 UTC.W1AW is among the w... [continue]

2022 ARRL Field Day Weekend -- Are You Ready?

The K7RA Solar Update

RSGB joins IARU Region 1 meeting

GB70D on air from the Isle of Man

Tonight @ 8 on Monday

Register now for free online amateur radio training course

Switzerland: New repeater list available

Amateur Radio Digital Communications

VK6WIA NewsWest

Portugal takes action against illegal communications equipment

Five planets to line up in rare planetary conjunction

Amateur/RNSS Coexistence - 23cm Band

Tony's 10m Band Report

Training scouts in amateur satellite communications

Ham radio club holding demo Saturday

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

Sunday, 3rd July 2022

Aluminum Foil 20 Cm Antenna For 10 M Operation - Hackaday

Aluminum Foil 20 Cm Antenna For 10 M Operation  Hackaday

Club Calendar - July 2022 | Lifestyles | theindependent.com - Grand Island Independent

Club Calendar - July 2022 | Lifestyles | theindependent.com  Grand Island Independent

Aluminum Foil 20 Cm Antenna For 10 M Operation - Hackaday

Aluminum Foil 20 Cm Antenna For 10 M Operation  Hackaday

ARRL Represented at International Amateur Radio Exhibition in Germany - ARRL

ARRL Represented at International Amateur Radio Exhibition in Germany  ARRL

Saturday, 2nd July 2022

Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting - Jacksonville Journal-Courier

Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting  Jacksonville Journal-Courier

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
TF3VE1846.0 TF1EM 0021TF
PY1SAD14246.0 PY2AA 0018PY2
SWL1844.0 IQ1VD 0021I
NAZI14000.0 P5ACE 0020P5
AA0FO21018.0 GB70E 0018G
ON6KHI3690.0 ON75ALT 0017ON
SM7IOTA7074.0 SM7VGY 0016SM
HB9GHR21232.0 HB9HLM 0009HB
VE5SWL28300.0 K6FRC/B 0004K6
PY2KG3750.0 PY2AA 0022PY2
HA9AL144174.0 HA5OO 0022HA
EA5RK14074.0 IQ0RU 0012I
PY2ZA28025.0 ZY8AM 0012ZY
F4ISZ/M7156.0 IZ4EFP/P 0010I
IZØIVZ14031.0 IIØIGU 0019I
OH2LZC14267.0 HB9EDY 0009HB
ON4CB3686.0 ON/PD0RWL/P 0000ON
BD4LB7025.5 JF1NHD 0012JF
F4HRG3646.0 F4HBA 0004F
AC4G14025.0 JW0X 0001JW

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
F4GYM/P2
IW0HK/P1
DL8ECA/P1
EI6KW1
EA2EZ/P1
EI9HQ/P1
IZ4VQS/P1
TM59TDF1
IR1WRTC1
HF spots from NA
W4CXT1
HF spots from AS

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 78, A-index: 6
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued on 2021 Aug 20 2105 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Aug 20, 20212575 -1.0
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
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