AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ITU WRC-19 Conference Prep Meeting Geneva

ARRL report the second Conference Preparatory Meeting (CPM) in advance of World Radio Communication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) this fall got under way on February 18 at International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Headquarters in Geneva

Wednesday, 20th February 2019

Stevenage shed radio DJ visits Radio Caroline

A shed-based DJ, whose interest in radio was sparked by pirate station Radio Caroline, has had his "dream come true" by visiting the ship it broadcasts from

500 years of foundation of Panama City

The special callsign H31A is being used to commemorate 500 years of the foundation of Panama City, PANAMA. The station will be available until August 15th 2019

Ofcom fines Virgin and MS3 for providing information late

Ofcom has fined Virgin Media £25,000, and MS3 £2,000, after both companies missed the deadline for responding to a formal information request, as part of an Ofcom market review

Wednesday 80m Club Sprint

There is a trophy in the cupboard at the NARC called the SARL 80 metre Club Championship trophy that has not been in use for some time. It has been decided to put this trophy back to work

Tuvalu mini-activation

Tony 3D2AG plans a mini-activation of Tuvalu (OC-015) for the 22nd to 27th

IOTA news from the DARC

Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

New Plan Aligns ARES with the Needs of Served Agencies

The new ARES Plan adopted by the ARRL Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting in January represents an effort to provide ARES with a clearly defined mission, goals, and objectives; specific training requirements, and a system for consistent reporting and record-keeping. The Board’s Public Service Enhancement Working Group (PSEWG) spent more than... [continue]

Tuesday, 19th February 2019

Provisional Results : 50-70 MHz Contest

Provisional results for the last IARU Region 1 50-70 MHz Contest are published. 50/70 MHz Contest Complaint period closes on 10th of March 2019. Contact address: iaru_vhf_contest@ml.oevsv.at... [continue]

Fake News: Belgian News Magazine Misrepresents Amateur Radio Numbers

The Belgian Dutch-language weekly The Sunday (de Zondag) recently reported incorrectly that just 153 Amateur Radio licensees existed in the country, dramatically proclaiming, “Amateur Radio permits have dropped drastically in 5 years,” and asking, “Where have the radio hobbyists gone?” The error was based on a misunderstood parliamentary ex... [continue]

New Book HF Dipole Antennas for Amateur Radio Now Shipping

ARRL’s HF Dipole Antennas for Amateur Radio is a collection of 20 HF dipole antenna designs from the pages of QST between 2000 and 2017. It includes innovative antenna projects for single-band and multiband antennas, as well as antennas for portable applications.Portable Antennas“An Easy-to-Make Three-Band Dipole for ARRL Field Day” “A Fiel... [continue]

KickSat-2 is Alive and Being Tracked

Federal Government responds to The Left's EMC question

BBC: Parking charges waived for ham radio rally

Ham radio operators put their hobby to the test

College Park School makes first contact with the ISS

Ninth District Incoming QSL Bureau has new manager and address

SARL RTTY Contest

Notice of Lima 2019 General Assembly

ITU WRC-19 Conference Preparatory Meeting Under Way in Geneva

Antarctic Activity Week is Under Way

XX9D in Macau: And You Think Your Noise Problem is Bad

Amateur Radio is Aboard during Attempt to Become Oldest Circumnavigator

HRN 411 Team Exuberance

The only radio ham in Taiwan for 25 years

Build your own Space Weather dashboard

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

Wednesday, 20th February 2019

New Plan Aligns ARES with the Needs of Served Agencies - ARRL

New Plan Aligns ARES with the Needs of Served Agencies  ARRLThe new ARES Plan adopted by the ARRL Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting in January represents an effort to provide ARES with a clearly defined ...

Foundations of Amateur Radio #192 - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Foundations of Amateur Radio #192  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubHow effective is your station? We tend to spend most of our energy looking at antennas and power to evaluate how well our station works. Based on a better ...

MoJazz at Still Cellars and other Longmont-area events Feb. 20, 2019 - Longmont Times-Call

MoJazz at Still Cellars and other Longmont-area events Feb. 20, 2019  Longmont Times-CallIt's that marvelous time again when we all get treated to the stylings of some of Longmont's most talented jazz musicians.

The Underlying Difference Between Amateurs And Professionals For Business Advancement - Modern Ghana

The Underlying Difference Between Amateurs And Professionals For Business Advancement  Modern GhanaProfessionalism skill in the work environment is a huge method for enhancing business. There are times individuals run organizations with their loved ones re...... [continue]

Romo Will Tee Off At Home In Nelson For 2nd PGA Tour Chance - 97.1 The Ticket

Romo Will Tee Off At Home In Nelson For 2nd PGA Tour Chance  97.1 The TicketNelson officials said Tuesday that Romo was being added to the field as an amateur.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
IV3OKO14214.0 AE2B 1229AE2
EA1CF7058.0 EA2FC 1228EA
JA3IBU1823.5 XX9D 1228XX9
I4ZSQ24895.0 FH/UA4WHX 1228FH
SQ3PMX18072.0 3B8CF 12273B8
R3EV14034.0 HS0ZME 1227HS
S54KD7066.0 IT9AAK/P 1227IT9
RW3RN7021.0 R2019LS 1227R2
TA7JE14259.0 TA7IZG 1226TA
F4IDC14225.5 EY7AD 1226EY
W7SW7017.0 JM7OLW 1226JM
SP2FCR14225.5 EY7AD 1226EY
9A6D5353.2 HA7MG 1226HA
N0VD1823.5 XX9D 1226XX9
TA1CM24895.0 FH/UA4WHX 1226FH
SQ6PLE18100.0 RU7J 1226RU7
N4WMB14260.0 OY1R 1225OY
IV3NUR18070.0 3B9FR 12253B9
RA9DW7003.0 JA5EWQ 1225JA
LA2FKA14260.0 OY1R 1225OY

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
FH/UA4WHX5
EY7AD4
EA2FC4
IT9AAK/P3
R2019LS2
LX1FF2
3B9FR2
T31EU2
OY1R2
ON/PD0RWL/P2
RZ3AH2
A92HK/M2
3B8CF2
SM5DYC1
IK2AQZ1
HF spots from NA
T31EU4
C5DX3
JM7OLW1
JA6XMM1
OY1R1
3B9FR1
EA5AHN/P1
VK2DX1
XX9D1
HF spots from AS
XX9D2
VK5MAV2
KA8SYV1
9W2JST1
A65DB1
OY1R1
9U4RI1
T31EU1
JA5EWQ1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 68, A-index: 9
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Sep 05 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Sep 05, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 04, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 03, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 02, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 01, 2018068 A0.0
Aug 31, 2018068 A1.2
Aug 30, 2018068 A1.2
Aug 29, 20181171 A1.5
Aug 28, 20181270 A1.2
Aug 27, 20182670 A1.2
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