AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Intrepid-DX Group Announces Winners of Youth “Dream Rig” Essay Contest

The Intrepid-DX Group has announced the winners of its first annual Youth “Dream Rig” Essay Contest. “We received over 60 essays from young amateurs from all over the world,” said Intrepid-DX Group President Paul Ewing, N6PSE. “The essays were unique in thought and very well-articulated. Extra points were given for proper grammar, punctua... [continue]

Thursday, 13th August 2020

QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo to Become Twice-Yearly Event

Tony's 10m Band Report

Really apart from Sunday activity on Ten metres has been poor. Top DX, no single station stands out. Top spotter probably F4CXO most days. ZD7FT has a striking QSL card. Here it is

Online ham radio training - Statistics and Survey results

Essex Ham have released statistics and survey results from their popular amateur radio Foundation Online training courses

Police still investigating disappearance of radio amateur and friend

The Daily Mail reports detectives are investigating if two elderly campers who vanished without a trace five months ago were ambushed inside their tent as they slept

Radio ham reached this world and beyond

The Tampa Bay Times reports radio amateur and NASA engineer John Chitwood K3RGB died from Coronavirus on June 26, aged 73

New 8m and 5m bands added to the popular PSK Reporter website

Thanks to the efforts of Tim EI4GNB, the new 40 MHz (8-metres) and 60 MHz (5-metres) bands have been added to the popular PSK Reporter website

Wednesday, 12th August 2020

Arecibo Observatory Reflector Dish Damaged after Cable Snaps

An auxiliary cable that helps to support a metal platform above the Arecibo Observatory radio telescope’s reflector dish in Puerto Rico snapped in the early morning hours of August 10, causing a 100-foot gash in the reflector dish. Operations at the world-famous observatory, managed by the University of Central Florida (UCF) have been halted unti... [continue]

US Department of Defense to Share 3450 – 3550 MHz with 5G Commercial Operations

ARRL Hires Paul Z. Gilbert, KE5ZW, as Director of Emergency Management

As another step in ARRL’s increased focus on strengthening its emergency communications capabilities and long-standing working relationships with federal and state agencies and private emergency response organizations, ARRL has hired Paul Z. Gilbert, KE5ZW, of Cedar Park, Texas, as its first Director of Emergency Management. Gilbert brings more t... [continue]

Grid and Prefix Award Program Announces Digital Awards Program

The Grid and Prefix Award Program (GAPA) has announced the establishment of a comprehensive Digital Awards Program. Awards are available for radio amateurs and shortwave listeners (SWLs) for confirmed grids and prefixes worked or heard using digital modes.“This is not an award based on the station you are using, but rather the operating prowess o... [continue]

TX Factor Episode 26 – On The Air – NOW!

The Space Weather Woman

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

COVID-19 Update for NZART Headquarters: Level 2

GQRP Club releases agenda for its Online Convention 2020

Congratulations to Ana EA7KMA on HAREC success

First Slovenia to Slovenia contact on 40 MHz

GB80CH - 80th Radar Anniversary

IARUMS July newsletter now available

RSGB email service down

Join NZART today!

Mid Ulster ARC Tuesday Night Lecture Series

SOTA Mountain Goats - G7HEM and IK2LEY

Kerala Flooding: Ham radio operators offer support

Laindon Radio Club meeting

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

Friday, 14th August 2020

James 'Jim' Lewis - Terre Haute Tribune Star

James 'Jim' Lewis  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Choirs in the age of coronavirus: A new study looks at the risks of singing - WOSU

Choirs in the age of coronavirus: A new study looks at the risks of singing  WOSU

How to make your pandemic-provoked purge sustainable - KYW Newsradio 1060

How to make your pandemic-provoked purge sustainable  KYW Newsradio 1060

Thursday, 13th August 2020

Specialty license plates raise money for nonprofits | Local news - Arizona Daily Star

Specialty license plates raise money for nonprofits | Local news  Arizona Daily Star

Pittsburgh To Get State Funding To Help Attract Big Sports Events - NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

Pittsburgh To Get State Funding To Help Attract Big Sports Events  NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
PY1JR144570.0 PY1AA 0014PY1
WB2UQP7182.0 W1V 0013W1
F-115797093.0 F5NLX/P 0007F
XV2A14074.0 OH3EQY 0014OH3
OH3EQY14074.0 XV2A 0014XV
WB2UQP14234.0 W1V 0015W1
EA5LG7150.0 ED2SANFER 0006ED
W9BLF14265.0 K2C 0002K2
OH3GZ14195.0 EM9WFF/P 0001EM
G0PVR7135.0 VA3DHM 0039VA3
W3LPL10105.0 KP4TF 0039KP4
N3RES7076.0 S50XX 0038S5
ZL2CC21074.0 JO7KMB 0038JO
VO1FOG28450.0 TI2JS 0037TI
KE3MX5358.2 DC8RA 0036DC
RX3APM7020.0 XE1RK 0036XE1
VE2TKH3792.0 VE2CSI 0033VE2
WP4OH18102.5 JE7JDL 0033JE
PE1ITR144360.0 EB1DJ 0033EB
W4AG7004.0 VU2GSM 0031VU

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
KL0S1
W8IX1
R3XE1
CM6RK1
VK2CCW1
WB0TAX1
W4JOV1
WB8AXK1
N8UVI1
XE1RK1
NM6X1
WA3WNT1
VA3DHM1
HF spots from NA
N7C7
M0TBS5
F5RAG3
VU2GSM2
9Z4FE2
FS5GL2
K3DY1
TF3VS1
CO3HI1
KC2ITL1
TI2JS1
NZ4FE1
R3XE1
TA1NAI1
VE3EAC1
HF spots from AS
RZ3QWE1
TK5IH1

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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