AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

RSGB Lecture Chair

The RSGB facilitates just over sixty lectures per year in a mixture of in-person, hybrid and remote formats. Fifty of these are at the RSGB Convention, and eleven are delivered through the livestreamed Tonight@8 webinars programme of events. This set of lectures aims to cover a wide mix of amateur radio related subjects, across all […]

Tuesday, 6th December 2022

RSGB Social Diversity Officer

The RSGB is seeking applicants for the volunteer role of Social Diversity Officer (SDO). The SDO will advise the Board on practical and pragmatic approaches to increasing social diversity and inclusion within the RSGB membership and amateur radio. They will need to consider all aspects of diversity and make suitable data-driven recommendations to t... [continue]

Membership Services portal – scheduled maintenance

Scheduled maintenance will result in a short period of downtime on the Membership Services portal this afternoon This is to apply new upgrades to the software and will only last for a few minutes, but to avoid anything you’re doing being disrupted, we ask that you don’t use the portal between 16.00 and 16.15 this […]

Sunday, 4th December 2022

ANS-338 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for Dec. 4

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, 3rd December 2022

The K7RA Solar Update

No new sunspots appeared over the past reporting week, November 24 to 30.  But sunspots were visible every day.  Then on December 1 three new sunspot groups emerged.  The sunspot number rose from 12 to 49 and the total sunspot area went from 10 to 330.Sunspot numbers and solar flux declined during this reporting week (November 24 to 30), with av... [continue]

Friday, 2nd December 2022

Amateur Radio Club Provides Communications Support for Thanksgiving Day Race

The BEARS of Manchester Amateur Radio Club in Manchester, Connecticut, spent Thanksgiving Day providing amateur radio communications support for the 86th Manchester Road Race.The race, a 4.748-mile course that begins and ends on Main Street in downtown Manchester, has been a Thanksgiving Day tradition since 1927. This is the 30th consecutive year t... [continue]

Youth/Youngsters on the Air Month-Long Event Begins December 1

On December 1, 2022, YOTA begins a month-long, special event to celebrate young amateur radio operators -- YOTA Month 2022. YOTA is Youth or Youngsters on the Air. Amateur radio operators aged 25 and younger will be on all bands using all modes throughout the month to make contacts around the world. In 2021, YOTA participants worldwide made 119,516... [continue]

Nova Scotia Students Contact Astronaut Via Ham Radio

Students at Five Bridges Junior High School in Stillwater Lake, Nova Scotia, Canada, finally had an opportunity to talk with an astronaut onboard the International Space Station (ISS) via ham radio.On Wednesday, November 23, 2022, the students were able to talk with Astronaut Josh Cassada, KI5CRH, for about 11 minutes as the ISS passed over norther... [continue]

Quarter Century Wireless Association to Celebrate 75 Years

The Quarter Century Wireless Association (QCWA) will celebrate its 75th anniversary on December 5, 2022.Founded in 1947, QCWA's mission includes promoting "friendship and cooperation among Amateur Radio (Wireless) operators who were licensed as such at least a quarter of a century ago."Today, QCWA has 230 chapters in the US. During the organization... [continue]

Radio Amateur Dr. Kristina Collins, KD8OXT, Earned PhD in Electrical Engineering

Dr. Kristina Collins, KD8OXT, earned her PhD in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University on November 18, 2022. Dr. Collins' thesis, Development of a Low-Cost Meta-Instrument for Distributed Observations of Ionospheric Variability, focuses on the development of the HamSCI Grape Personal Space Weather Station Network. Ham Radio Sci... [continue]

List of SCC qualifying contests expanded

Ofcom has recently authorised an expansion of the list of Special Contest Call (SCC) qualifying contests. It now includes the World Wide DIGI Contest and the British Amateur Radio Teledata Group Sprint PSK63 Contest. Full details of how to apply for an SCC can be found on the RSGB website at rsgb.org/scc.

Additional members wanted for ESRG

Closing date for next BBDL intermediate exam

RSGB Convention presentations: Z66DX and Digital ATV

New RSGB Representative in Region 8

The K7RA Solar Update - November 28, 2022

GreenCube Designated Italy-OSCAR 117 (IO-117)

ANS-331 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for Nov. 27

HF DXpedition Fund Trustee Required

RSGB Convention Presentations

RadCom Basics, November 2022, Edition 31

Dodge County Amateur Radio Emergency Service Receives ServeNebraska Award

Dr. Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, to Be Inducted to the Indian National Academy of Engineering

SKYWARN Recognition Day Set for December 3, 2022

Support Young Hams on #GivingTuesday

146/147MHz NoV extension

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

Tuesday, 6th December 2022

4.830 Funkamateure engagieren sich ehrenamtlich, Deutscher Amateur-Radio-Club e.V., Pressemitteilung - lifePR

4.830 Funkamateure engagieren sich ehrenamtlich, Deutscher Amateur-Radio-Club e.V., Pressemitteilung  lifePR... [continue]

25 Jahre Ortsverband Ratzeburg des Deutschen Amateur-Radio-Clubs - LOZ-News | Die Onlinezeitung für das Herzogtum Lauenburg

25 Jahre Ortsverband Ratzeburg des Deutschen Amateur-Radio-Clubs  LOZ-News | Die Onlinezeitung für das Herzogtum Lauenburg... [continue]

Barbara Clark Obituary (2022) - Lake Forest, IL - Lake County News Sun - Legacy.com

Barbara Clark Obituary (2022) - Lake Forest, IL - Lake County News Sun  Legacy.com

John Alexander Obituary (2022) - Brunswick, GA - The Brunswick News - Legacy.com

John Alexander Obituary (2022) - Brunswick, GA - The Brunswick News  Legacy.com

Will Elon Musk's Starlink cause a mutiny on Pitcairn? - The Spectator

Will Elon Musk's Starlink cause a mutiny on Pitcairn?  The Spectator

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
TF3VE1846.0 TF1EM 0021TF
PY1SAD14246.0 PY2AA 0018PY2
F6BUM28023.0 D60AE 0008D6
SWL14081.0 F2AE 0008F
KN4TBG7224.5 WM3PEN 0002WM3
SWL1844.0 IQ1VD 0021I
NAZI14000.0 P5ACE 0020P5
AA0FO21018.0 GB70E 0018G
SQ2JSJ3735.0 SP2GRYF 0018SP
KD5ITM50125.0 KD5ITM 0017KD5
ON6KHI3690.0 ON75ALT 0017ON
SM7IOTA7074.0 SM7VGY 0016SM
G7CEM18125.0 MC7DX 0015MC
HB9GHR21232.0 HB9HLM 0009HB
SWL21090.0 DL4MFF 0008DL
VE5SWL28300.0 K6FRC/B 0004K6
PY2KG3750.0 PY2AA 0022PY2
HA9AL144174.0 HA5OO 0022HA
EA102897127.0 EA1FIA 0018EA
LZ5PW28429.0 J20EE 0015J2

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
TO9W4
HZ1YOTA3
DK8WG2
TG9ADM2
EA3IJQ2
LZ5DD2
KB0NVR1
IU0KNS1
K6EID1
K9PPY1
IT9SNV1
UA6WL1
YB3WA1
YO0YOTA1
SX338M1
HF spots from NA
G6XX2
TO9W2
8J3NL/P1
F5PCV1
AB8AS1
ON7HM1
DK8ZZ1
ZS4WW1
W6ZD1
6Y8LV1
MW0JKU1
MI0JZZ1
HZ1YOTA1
NR6Q1
8H72TRNS1
HF spots from AS
UN3G1
ZS6KED1
WB6NLS1

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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