AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ILLW 400th Entry

Right on schedule the 400th entry was received on the same date as last year and it was from GB2NPL at Nash Point Low Lighthouse in Wales, UK

Wednesday, 15th August 2018

ARISS contact planned for schools in Zwoenitz and Kaiserslautern, Germany

An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Alexander Gerst KF5ONO with Matthes-Enderlein-Gymnasium Zwoenitz, Zwoenitz, Germany and Hohenstaufen-Gymnasium Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany

FCC publish new Part 95 rules in Federal Register

The FCC has reorganized and updated FCC Personal Radio Services (PRS) Part 95 rules and published them in the The Federal Register

EMF Camp in Hackaday

Jenny G7CKF writes in Hackaday about the Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Camp taking place Aug 31 - Sept 2 at Eastnor Castle Deer Park in Herefordshire

Kerry Amateur Radio Group at Cromwell Point Lighthouse

The Kerry Amateur Radio Group will participate as a registered station in this year's International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend using the callsign EI1K

TestReach Ltd and UK ham radio exams

Dublin-based company TestReach Ltd have published an article about the work they do to provide the UK amateur radio exams

Spurn lighthouse calling

HFDXARC in cooperation with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust will be activating GB2SL (Spurn High Lighthouse) during the 'ILLW' Lighthouse Weekend, starting about 11:00 noon on 18th August 2018

BBC interview Radio 270 engineer

Offshore radio engineer Stephen Muir-field was interviewed on BBC Radio Guernsey on Tuesday, August 14 in the final hour of Tony Gilham's show

Two lighthouses in Panama Canal on-air for ILLW

Groups of amateur radio operators from Radio Club de Panama will be operating on the ILLW Aug 18/19, 2018 from two lighthouses in the Panama Canal

ILLW 400th Entry - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

ILLW 400th EntrySouthgate Amateur Radio Club... Two Ham Radio events conducted in Western India · LED lights jam shipping Automatic Identification System · Android Satellite Tracking Applications · New Datamodes programme on BC bands · Vanished airwoman Amelia Earhart's haunting final distress ...... [continue]

Caught in a Disaster? Your Rescuer Might Be an Amateur:

Napa County is part of the federal CERT program, begun 25 years ago by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency and administered in 2,800 localities across the country. CERT, which stands for Community Emergency Response Teams, has trained some 600,000 volunteers nationwide. It launched in response to the threat of earthquakes in cities like L... [continue]

Ham Talk Live #128 -- Logging with Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L:

W6NBC Wins the August QST Cover Plaque Award

New FCC Part 95 Personal Radio Services Rules Published in The Federal Register

Texas Volunteer Examiner Setting Sights on Next 1,000 Exam Sessions

ARDF World Chiampionship

Ham Talk Live! Episode 128 - Logging Options with Val, NV9L

WWV Discontinuing Operations?

AMSAT Issues Second Call for 2018 Symposium Papers

Diwata-2 microsatellite nears completion, handover to Jaxa

Successful HAARP WSPR research campaign

HRN 400: Gary's Top 10 Episodes

RSGB Convention and AMSAT-UK Colloquium talks

Amateur radio emergency service volunteers receive honor

NIST FY 2019 Budget would eliminate WWV and WWVH

Ham radio helps woman trace family

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, 14th August 2018

Paul Gray PG Poston age 100, died Friday

He held FCC Amateur Radio license K5JWY since 1957 that began as a father-son hobby. Nothing seemed too technical for him to comprehend and ...

Boñales named one of top Bicol businessmen

... the Virac municipal zoning committee and peace and order advisory council, and DX4 Amateur Radio Club and is the vice president of the Basic ...

Randall J. Fish

Jerry was an avid amateur (ham) radio operator for most of his life. He got his first ham radio license in April 1958. His FCC call sign was K80QL.

Engineers: Cracks condemn Keweenaw County's tower

Along with the inspection by Edge, Gasperich contacted members of the Michigan Technological University Husky Amateur Radio Club, and ...

Radio club needs to replace treasurer

The Iola Amateur Radio Club met Thursday at Iola City Hall. Members discussed the upcoming Joplin Ham Radio Fest Aug. 24-25. Jeremy Utley, club ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
RA3ATT7073.0 R2AKN 1129R2
IU3BXP14250.0 IZ3WUW 1129I
SP6CVB28074.0 4Z5OZ 11294Z
RD1A7029.0 RD1A/M 1129RD1
SQ7EWZ14261.0 IS0/IZ2DLV 1129IS
W9JN50260.0 KV8S 1129KV8
PC5Z7140.0 F4HRN/P 1128F
GM4ZJI144355.0 OK7GU 1128OK
RV9USA14020.5 RM8W/M 1128RM8
GI0PGC14261.0 IS0/IZ2DLV 1128IS
SQ7EWZ14207.0 RV3YR 1127RV3
M6KBH14261.0 IS0/IZ2DLV 1127IS
E20FUP7018.0 9M61MR 11279M6
AE1T7027.0 VI70MI 1127VI7
SP2EWQ24915.0 RW6AON 1127RW6
OH1LWZ10137.0 VA3DIF 1127VA3
KB3RHR50145.0 KE5JXC 1127KE5
G3PXT14203.0 EW1MM 1126EW
EA1DMP14063.0 EA3KX 1126EA
W1UU14074.0 PA1APW 1126PA

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
RD1A/M3
IS0/IZ2DLV3
YB73RI/12
EA1BA/P2
RT9K/7/P2
SP9YFF/72
OL100CSR2
3B9FR1
IZ3WUW1
DK8SV/P1
IT9GUL1
UA6AGW/7/P1
DK8SV1
UT8IK1
IS0GGA1
HF spots from NA
UT9LB2
PA1APW1
VK4WTN1
OL100CSR1
ZL2AGY1
OT4A1
VE2JCW1
VI70MI1
CT9/OH2LZC1
KF5NAJ1
HF spots from AS
RM8W/M2
N7XR1
9M61MR1
9M2YDX1
D73G1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 69, A-index: 4
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Aug 15 0905 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Aug 15, 20181269 A1.6
Aug 14, 2018069 A1.0
Aug 13, 2018068 A1.0
Aug 12, 2018068 A1.1
Aug 11, 2018067 A1.2
Aug 10, 2018070 A1.1
Aug 09, 2018070 A1.3
Aug 08, 2018070 A1.2
Aug 07, 2018070 A1.2
Aug 06, 2018069 A1.2
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