AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective on May 3

The FCC has announced that rule changes detailed in a lengthy 2019 Report and Order governing RF exposure standards go into effect on May 3, 2021. The new rules do not change existing RF exposure (RFE) limits but do require that stations in all services, including amateur radio, be evaluated against existing limits, unless they are exempted. For st... [continue]

Monday, 12th April 2021

Latest Tonight @ 8 to air this evening

The Tonight @ 8 spring programme continued on the evening of 12 April 2021 with Alan Wolke, W2AEW giving an introduction to what VNA is, the fundamentals of VNA operation and terminology, and what it’s good for. He goes into the NanoVNA specifically—a bit about the design, calibration, operation and typical use cases—and then discusses [̷... [continue]

Using WSPR data to detect MH370

Richard Godfrey suggests data from the amateur radio WSPR transmissions might provide clues to the location of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370

Interview with Dan Marler, K7REX, from RATPAC

Dan Marler, K7REX, owes much of his professional opportunities and success to his amateur radio background

Radio ham receives Federal Cross of Merit

Radio amateur Prof. Dr.-Ing, Ulrich Rohde, DJ2LR, has been awarded the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

After 27 years JARL returns to growth

The number of members of the Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL) has increased from the previous year for the first time in 27 years

Mars Helicopter flight delayed to no earlier than April 14

NASA reports that based on data from the Ingenuity Mars helicopter that arrived late Friday night, NASA has chosen to reschedule the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first experimental flight to no earlier than April 14

$9.3m grant for HAARP HF research

University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute received a five-year, $9.3 million grant to expand activities at the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program in Gakona

Online talk: Sustainable RF !

The Denby Dale ARS will be hosting an online talk on Zoom by John G8SEQ on Sustainable RF ! this Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 pm (1830 GMT). All are welcome to join the meeting

Mayham is coming

A reminder that 'Mayham' is coming up on Sunday the 30th of May 2021 at Wyong Racecourse. Also, on Saturday the 29th, there will be both pedestrian and mobile fox hunts

ICQPodcast - Kit Building Tips - Joe Eisenberg K0NEB

In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Ed Durrant (DD5LP) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode, we feature Kit Building Tips - Joe Eisenberg K0NEB

Getting more youth into Amateur Radio

South West's Wessex Ham to close

NASA's Mars helicopter to make first flight attempt today

The SARL Virtual AGM next Saturday

Amateur Radio Direction Finding

AMSAT SA call for papers

The ZS4 Sprint on 18 April

Bolivia operation

Czech Republic special event

Special InfoLine 69 has just been published

ANS-101 AMSAT News Service Weekly Bulletins for April 11

Foundations of Amateur Radio

RSGB Patron passed away peacefully Friday morning

Wickford crook tried to sell £2,000 of radio gear from amateur radio group

Promoting amateur radio to the public

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, 13th April 2021

Sports for Mon April 12th - Ozark Radio News

Sports for Mon April 12th  Ozark Radio News

History From the Passenger Seat - amateur historian Roy... - Volume One

History From the Passenger Seat - amateur historian Roy...  Volume One

Intro to Ham Radio Online Workshop – myMotherLode.com - MyMotherLode.com

Intro to Ham Radio Online Workshop – myMotherLode.com  MyMotherLode.com

New wooden satellite is part advertising, part student project - Ars Technica

New wooden satellite is part advertising, part student project  Ars Technica

K-State Begins 12-Game Homestand Against Northern Colorado - Kansas State University Athletics - K-StateSports.com

K-State Begins 12-Game Homestand Against Northern Colorado - Kansas State University Athletics  K-StateSports.com

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

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SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
PY2ADX28430.0 PV7AA 0020PV
PU1KDX28074.0 J642DS 0018J6
DN4OGS7016.0 DJ7PRM/P 0705DJ
HB3XUT14175.2 WP4X 0020WP4
IZØIVZ7190.5 IIØIGU 0016I
UR5EH21023.7 PQ213CFN 0011PQ2
SQ9ITA3714.0 SQ9ITA/P 0014SQ
F1COK7096.0 TM2DB 0010TM
SQ9ITA3718.1 SQ9ITA/P 0013SQ
HA6VH3513.0 DB0YOTA 2359DB
EA3EA7165.0 9A0YOTA 23599A
SP9CJM3717.0 OK2BIQ 2359OK
WM6G18102.0 JA5BDZ 2359JA
SV2SPV7125.0 SV2SPV 2359SV
ON3FA3748.0 G0IMV 2358G
VK3AFW3532.0 VK3AFW/P 2358VK3
HA6VH3605.0 HG0YOTA 2357HG
WM6G18100.7 JR5MJS 2357JR
VE3XIN3709.5 SP2DTO 2357SP
SP2CHY7076.3 DP0POL/MM 2357DP0

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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
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