AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

HF0F, the visit of Pope Francis to Poland

HF0F (QSL via SP9BRP) will operate from Kraków to mark the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Poland on 25-31 July 2016. A number of special-event stations will accompany the celebrations

Sunday, 26th June 2016

South African Type Approval Regulations

The SARL (South African Radio League) must seriously consider how it will present its case when ICASA is holding its public hearings on type approval and under what conditions equipment will be exempted from the current requirements

Fox-1Cliff and Fox-1D launch window update

AMSAT has been informed that the launch period for Fox-1Cliff and Fox-1D has been moved and is now commencing on September 1, 2016 and ending on November 30, 2016

AMSAT SA accelerating satellite development

AMSAT Southern Africa is accelerating the development of its Kletskous transponder by introducing a parallel development process

How much havoc is caused by unwanted radio signals? FCC tries to find out

The US Federal Communications Commission is trying to figure out exactly how much trouble is being caused by radio noise

Ham Radio Operators Prepare for Emergency Response:

The Naval Postgraduate School Amateur Radio Club competed in the annual Field Day competition during which they have to contact as many people as possible during a 24 hour period using radio communication. The club says this helps them practice for crisis response when natural disasters strike.

Ham Radio Becomes a 'Contact' Sport:

CHAMBERSBURG- It was a book that sparked Anthony Ogburn's interest in radio. He was given a copy of "Passport to Worldband Radio" when he was a child and he poured over it, learning everything he could about radios. From the book, he progressed to an actual radio - purchasing a shortwave radio for $10 at an auction. The first time he turned it on,... [continue]

Communicating When Cell Phones Can't Work:

PADUCAH, Ky -- Before tablets, texting, or cell phones, a lot of people relied on radios for communication. Today, amateur radio is still a way to communicate in emergencies when cell phone towers are out. Across the world, amateur radio associations like Paducah's are setting up and operating stations for "field day" this weekend. Teams work to c... [continue]

Amateur Radio Field Day - Shelby Star

Shelby StarAmateur Radio Field DayShelby StarW4NYR Shelby Amateur Radio club poses for a photo outside of their calling center Saturday morning at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds. Left to right, Steve Richard, Bil Bridges, Ben Melvin, Susan Ledford, June Melvin, Josh Melvin, and ARRL NC Section ...... [continue]

#FieldDayLive! - W4HAW streaming live on YouTube

W4HAW from the West Palm Beach Amateur Radio Group along with the Jupiter Lighthouse Radio Group are Live Streaming Field Day on YouTube at and the GOTA station is N4NAQ with our student members from the radio club at Suncoast High School and visitors from the South Florida Science Center & Aquarium.

Saturday, 25th June 2016

Join in Field Day Live Worldwide!

Call in for Field Day LIVE on International Shortwave! Tomorrow - Saturday, June 25, 2016 on WTWW on 9930 Starting at 4 PM Central Daylight Time (21:00 UTC) til 7pm CDT (0:00 UTC) when we will then switch frequencies to WTWW 5085 & go til? Call in or text to: 615-813-0173 Or email us at: email@wtww.us Promote The Ham Radio Fraternity T... [continue]

Messe Friedrichshafen the big ham-radio event in Germany !

India Launches Amateur Radio Satellites: - eHam.net

FCC says 'No' to lifetime Amateur Radio licenses

Caroline North – Euroseige '85!

NASA TV to air Russian cargo ship movement at Space Station

Ham radio lifeline

Barrett supplies equipment to Caribbean Amateur Radio group

Ham radio family enjoys distant connections

TX Factor GB2RS News Podcast

Join in Field Day Live Worldwide!

The Super Bowl of Ham Radio:

HamRadioNow: Grassroots on Antenna Parity (HR-1301)

2016 W1AW Field Day Bulletin Schedule:

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #26 de K7RA:

India Launches Amateur Radio Satellites:

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Sunday, 3rd May 2015

Ankur Puranik Ham Radio IBN Lokmat

How hams of Disaster Amateur Radio Emergency Services set up a direct communication like between Mantralaya in Mumbai with disaster affected Nepal. We helped resolve many cases. For more ...

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Sunday, 26th June 2016

Radio field day on the air Saturday

With varying types of equipment and antennae, amateur radio enthusiasts gathered Saturday at the Prarie Land Heritage Museum grounds to reach ...

Ham radio operators prepare for emergency response

Posted up at the Lower Presidio overlooking Monterey Bay, Scott Hoffman is one of thousands of amateur radio operators calling out for a response as ...

Ham radio operators reach near and far for annual field day

Ted Cochran, left, talks to Jim Jennings during the Oroville Amateur Radio Association's ham radio field day Saturday at the Oroville Airport in Oroville.

Ham radio field day makes the world a little smaller

Rutland County Amateur Radio Operators conducted a ham “Field Day” and amateur radio open house beginning Saturday afternoon, from the ...

Ham radio operators come together

“Six Alpha, EPA,” the Wayne County Amateur Radio Club operator said in greeting, signaling the number of frequencies and location of the transmitter.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
KC1BRV7236.0 W1QZ 1329W1
RU3DOK14012.4 4Z5AD 13294Z
IK6SIO144270.0 IW6MME 1329I
WB3AVN21312.0 W3AO 1328W3
IW2NEF14266.0 OE2016EURO 1328OE
SM6NT28011.9 HA8GZ 1328HA
GM7NZI70200.0 G7RAU/P 1328G
F4CUO50276.9 OK2BRD 1328OK
UR0EJ14076.0 JR3IIR 1328JR
RV9USA14177.0 R8CZ 1328R8
IZ3HLJ50152.0 EI4DQ 1328EI
DJ2MX7168.0 DR160TESLA 1327DR
KB3OZC50170.0 W3T 1327W3
EA1UR50276.0 SM5KWU 1327SM
W2QO50126.8 W2LRC 1327W2
G7RAUP70027.5 GB3CFG/B 1327G
OK2CQR7005.0 DG500BIER 1327DG
IZ7GIT24892.0 UT5XS 1327UT
K6DBS7260.0 N6HC 1327N6
OK1WCF14244.0 ON8OO/P 1327ON

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
TM62EURO12
YU1CA/P10
IZ0HLY/P9
OK1VEI/P4
ON8OO/P3
UA1QV/P3
EA1GTX3
IU4DTV/P3
J42OSE2
PD2RC2
4Z5AD2
SA2CLU/P2
EM90LUR2
GM0HTT2
DR160TESLA2
HF spots from NA
W3AO5
K3CT2
W1QZ2
K3ZMC2
K1KA2
BG4GOV1
WE1CT1
NA1GB1
W3OK1
K4WI1
K4CM1
KU4V1
NU5DE1
NN3Q1
W4XD1
HF spots from AS
TM62EURO1
R8CZ1
UA1QV/P1
ET3AA1
UT5XS1
EV75PG1
A65DR1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 77, A-index: 7
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 Jun 26 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jun 26, 2016077 A9.3
Jun 25, 2016077 A8.3
Jun 24, 2016076 A8.2
Jun 23, 20162278 A8.0
Jun 22, 20162278 A8.6
Jun 21, 20163580 A8.4
Jun 20, 20164884 A9.7
Jun 19, 20164685 B1.1
Jun 18, 20163684 B1.0
Jun 17, 20162687 B1.1
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