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Sunday, 17th June 2018

Foundations of Amateur Radio #158: - eHam.net

eHam.netFoundations of Amateur Radio #158:eHam.netThere is a solitude about amateur radio. Sitting in your shack, listening to the bands, trying to locate an elusive station and if you're doing a contest then even that can be something that you do alone. Don't get me wrong, I like my own company as ...... [continue]

The Reverse Beacon Network and FT8

A few weeks ago, several prolific Reverse Beacon Network (RBN) nodes began spotting FT8 signals, using the combination of WSJT-X and an unreleased Aggregator Version 5

Free book SDR for Engineers

Analog Devices has recently released a new 375 page text book for free called 'Software-Defined Radio for Engineers, 2018'

Portable Ham Radio design fosters experiments

On Hackaday Al Williams WD5GNR writes again about the work of Charlie Morris ZL2CTM

VK6WIA NewsWest

New to Amateur Radio, this show is for YOU! This week, new amateur calls on air, a new FreeDV on-air net, courses, contests and calendar updates and that's just to whet your appetite

Beware of scammers on the Swap Shop

Tom Adams, ZS6OMT from Potchefstroom notified SARL News that he advertised on the SARL Swap Shop for an Electronic Morse keyer and got a response from a Graham Mckinnon from Bredasdorp in the Western Cape with mobile number 083 338 0586

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels

ITU officially confirms: Z6 prefix is illegal

In a repost by YT9TP (Serbia) it would appear that the International Telecommunication Union has officially confirmed use of the Z6 prefix is illegal

QSO Today - Raul Midon - AE3RM

Bad ass and blind is how my guest on QSO Today describes himself on his website and the release of his new jazz music album of the same name

2018 QRP Day -- June 17:

Ken Yamamoto JA1CJP, Secretary of IARU Region 3 reminds us of the 2018 QRP Day that will be celebrated on 17 June 2018. Region 3 Societies help to promote the IARU objectives for QRP operation including:

70MHz Experimental NoVs Now Easier:

Foundations of Amateur Radio #158:

VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 17 June 2018:

Former Radio Amateur-Astronaut Named as Spain’s Minister of Science !

Get a Contesting Buddy

VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 17 June 2018 - New Amateurs Edition

Get the most up to date cloning/programming files of Icom D-STAR radios and data files of UK D-STAR repeaters and reflectors

Foundations of Amateur Radio #158

Easier access to 70.5 MHz experimental band

EURAO Newsletter June 2018

The Cass Awards

Quake Contesters bound for Niue

W9DXCC DX Convention and Banquet

Propagation de K7RA

Radio Amateur Club of Knoxville to Host Annual Hamfest:

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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Monday, 18th June 2018

Invisible warriors who battle Mumbai monsoon

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Sunday, 17th June 2018

Clubs and events — 6.17.18

Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club: Members meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the conference room inside the Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, 1401 ...

Saturday, 16th June 2018

Cherry-pit spitters let it fly at San Jose farmers market

That's when a group of volunteers known as San Jose RACES (Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service) kicks in. To keep their skills tuned in, they ...

China Unveils Neat Snapshots Of Earth Captured From The Moon's Orbit

The Longjiang-2 microsat is tasked with conducting low-frequency radio-astronomy research and amateur radio experiments. The 103-pound ...

Tips on how to be safer

... Your Neighborhood, Community Emergency Response Team and Amateur Radio Training at www.marysvillewa.gov/317/Emergency-Management.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
W3LPL7005.0 9K2NO 02599K
W4GIB7193.0 WT0S 0258WT0
UI8U14173.0 RK0Q/P 0258RK0
R8CA7027.9 HZ18FWC 0257HZ
HP1AFF7175.0 KK4GLE 0257KK4
RC18RO7014.0 UA3DSS 0256UA3
RT9X7012.6 R18ISL 0256R1
RA3ET14025.0 R2ET/9 0256R2
UA3DSS7014.0 RC18RO 0255RC1
KD0IEL7198.0 I2VRN 0254I
SP6DCO7080.0 RC18KZ 0254RC1
UY5AX7075.0 OH4NDU 0254OH4
PY6AK7074.0 FR4OP 0254FR
R2EC7075.5 R2EA 0253R2
RW4HUM14173.0 RA0QQQ 0253RA0
UR4CW14215.0 SX18FIFA 0253SX
IV3RJT3795.0 YT1AA 0252YT
UR4CW10109.5 R18PER 0251R1
KF6A50098.9 VE2XK 0249VE2
R8CA7018.9 R18NGA 0249R1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
SX18FIFA2
WB2REM2
HZ18FWC2
RC18RO2
W2RE1
RC16SR1
R18ARG1
RA0QQQ1
UA3DSS1
F5LRL1
YT1AA1
R2ET/91
R18NGA1
RV6ASR1
R18PER1
HF spots from NA
PV8ADI2
EW7LO2
S01WS2
KD9DP1
WA4FLH1
RC18SP1
9K2NO1
HD18FIFA1
KP4JRS1
XE2RN1
R18TUN1
HZ18FWC1
IZ8VYU1
KK4GLE1
WA6N1
HF spots from AS
RC18SR2
R18TUN2
R18NGA1
9K2NO1
R18ISL1
HZ18FWC1
RK0Q/P1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 71, A-index: 5
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Jun 18 0005 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jun 18, 20181571 A2.5
Jun 17, 20181371 A2.1
Jun 16, 20181371 A2.5
Jun 15, 20181671 A2.7
Jun 14, 20181672 A3.0
Jun 13, 20181271 A2.6
Jun 12, 2018070 A2.3
Jun 11, 2018070 A1.0
Jun 10, 2018070 A0.0
Jun 09, 2018067 A0.0
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