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Ham Radio show - ¨The Ham Sandwich¨ 4 - Yaesu FRG-7 Special

Ham Radio show - ¨The Ham Sandwich¨ 4 - Yaesu FRG-7 Special. It is now February , the start of the year (what happened to January ?) and Steve and Greg are back again with another ¨The Ham Sandwich¨ show. Todays show is a special show that salutes a classic communications receiver from the 1970's - the Yaesu FRG-7. What caused this receiv... [continue]

Friday, 12th February 2016

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1998, February 12, 2016

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1998, February 12, 2016 Amateur Radio Newsline report number 1998 with a release date of Friday, February 12, 2016 to follow in 5-4-3-2-1. The following is a QST. Tragedy strikes Taiwan - and hams are ready! The ARRL renews its long relationship with the American Red Cross. A hospital in Brazil, Indiana, prepares to ... [continue]

Radio ham on BBC Radio Norfolk

Steve Nichols G0KYA got some good publicity for amateur radio by letting his local media outlets know he had received a signal from Tim Peake on the ISS. He was lucky enough to hear astronaut Tim Peake’s ISS contact with … Continue reading →... [continue]

ARRL 2016 International DX Contest (CW) is February 20-21: - eHam.net

ARRL 2016 International DX Contest (CW) is February 20-21:eHam.netNo contest season is complete without the running of our annual ARRL International DX Contest [www.] arrl.org/arrl-dx. The CW event is February 20-21; the phone event is 2 weeks later on the weekend of March 5-6. Whether you're new to DXing, new to ...... [continue]

Icom America Donates IC-9100 Transceiver to ARRL Headquarters Station W1HQ: - eHam.net

Icom America Donates IC-9100 Transceiver to ARRL Headquarters Station W1HQ:eHam.netIcom America has donated an IC-9100 transceiver [icomamerica.com] for installation at W1HQ, the ARRL Headquarters station that's used by staff and volunteers. The transceiver was provided courtesy of Icom ...... [continue]

ARISS UK release full video of Tim Peake and RMS contact

This is the 77 minute video of the ARISS contact between Tim Peake GB1SS and the Royal Masonic School for Girls Rickmansworth GB1RMS. The video starts with the students of Cadogan House, the prep school for girls aged 4 to … Continue reading →... [continue]

First school ham TV ISS link

The UK ARISS team achieved a world first at the Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth on Thursday, by receiving live ATV video from the ISS during the contact. Using the HamTV transmitter, which has recently been commissioned on board the ISS, Tim Peake was the first astronaut to use this equipment during a two […]

Thinking Day next weekend

World Thinking Day will take place on 20 and 21 February. This is when members of Girlguiding use amateur radio to try to contact other members throughout the world as part of the celebrations of their founders’ birthdays. For further details and to add your station to the list of participants go to www.guides-on-the-air.co.uk or […]

New 472kHz distance record set

Tuesday, 9 February saw a new record set for the longest DX on the new 600m band. WSPR was used by Phil Dwyer, VK3ELV and Laurence Howell, KL7L, the latter operating as WE2XPQ. The contact, from Victoria in Australia to Alaska in the USA, is the first ever between VK3 and KL7 on the 472kHz […]

Latest RSGB Band Plans finalised

The latest RSGB Band Plans have now been finalised. They cover all 29 UK amateur bands from 136kHz to 250GHz, including the special 146MHz band that is only available by Notice of Variation to Full licence holders. The Band Plans are available at www.rsgb.org/bandplans. They also appear in the March edition of RadCom, which should […]

New digital voice gateway goes live

Stuart, M0SGS has been given granted an NoV to operate a Simplex Fusion C4FM Digital Voice Gateway, call sign MB6ILE, on 431.075MHz. The gateway is located in Pudsey, West Yorkshire, and serves the Leeds and Bradford area. Transmission is via a 70cm folded dipole at about 630ft ASL with a five watt output. The system […]

Southampton University students receive Tim Peake

Contest News – 14 February 2016

Propagation News – 14 February 2016

News for England Midlands – 14 February 2016

News for England North – 14 February 2016

News for Northern Ireland – 14 February 2016

The K7RA Solar Update

More history made at second amateur radio call

ISS HamTV used for school contact

ISS HamTV used for school contact

ISS HamTV used for school contact

Japanese Ham Radio satellites set to launch today

Ham Radio communications in International Fleet Review 2016

Zululand Club celebrates 21st birthday

Los Islands DXpedition

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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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Friday, 12th February 2016

Hotel Alux Playa del Carmen

Facebook : search by amateur radio call-sign I've tested this by looking up for a ham radio call sign that is not in my network and it works: For all other ...

Amateur radio group to meet Feb. 19 in Chico

The monthly general meeting of the Golden Empire Amateur Radio Society will take place on Feb. 19 at the Butte County Search & Rescue building, ...

Wednesday, 10th February 2016

Severe weather spotter training is in March

Since 1974, Illiana SKYWARN has used amateur radio to exchange timely severe weather-related information with the NWS office in Indianapolis.

Storm spotters serve as weather service's eye in sky

A lot of first responders, police officers and amateur radio operators take the course, but it's open to any citizen who wants to learn about the weather in ...

Tuesday, 9th February 2016

Amateur radio association to host licensing class

The Fort Herkimer Amateur Radio Association Inc. is teaching an entry level Technician Class licensing course from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, from ...

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DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
PY1SX14205.0 II0IEM 2019I
DL0SX435140.0 DF9GH 2019DF
RY0CAA7005.0 UA0C 2019UA0
SV2RJO7002.0 JY9FC 2019JY
WB3LHD24917.0 FW5JJ 2018FW
UA4NB7023.0 RI1ANR 2018RI1
VK2HSV7148.0 EA5IDG 2018EA
RM3TO7023.0 RI1ANR 2018RI1
IS0ANY7129.0 JA5CJZ 2018JA
N6ML24917.0 FW5JJ 2018FW
DL0SX435140.0 IZ1JTH 2018I
IU5EYV14217.0 VA3ARI 2018VA3
EA3GJO7160.0 9M2PUL 20189M2
G0MGM14106.3 6Y4K 20186Y
MM0GOR14235.1 V5/DC8QT 2018V5
PF7M5373.0 9A2AA 20179A
IU3BTU14210.0 P4OFA 2017P4
HL2WA3504.0 LY1G 2016LY
SV6JHA7117.0 JH3NGD 2016JH
KG2GL21095.7 6Y4K 20166Y

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
9M2PUL5
RI1ANR5
OX3LX4
XP3A4
P40FA3
V5/DC8QT3
JY9FC3
JA4FKX2
S570ABC2
VA3ARI2
7P8C2
4X4FC2
VK4MA2
2E0CON1
EW2O1
HF spots from NA
7P8C13
FW5JJ6
CE0Y/W7YAQ5
ZS6C3
5V7TH3
VA2QDC3
K2JPV/53
NC8N2
CE2LML2
6Y4K2
EA8CVZ2
PD9Z2
W5AC2
WA3WSJ/PM2
AI5P/M2
HF spots from AS
EM9WFF/P3
RI1ANR2
5V7TH1
LY4A1
4K6FO1
LY1G1
YL3FT1
PA3BUD1
SO90LKK1
DL5AXX1
SV3HHH1
XP3A1
UA0C1
DO1RLL1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 113, A-index: 11
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 Feb 12 1810 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Feb 12, 201668113 B2.8
Feb 11, 201682113 B2.8
Feb 10, 201679112 B3.7
Feb 09, 201682117 B3.3
Feb 08, 201684115 B3.8
Feb 07, 201671117 B3.8
Feb 06, 2016113117 B3.9
Feb 05, 201695120 B4.5
Feb 04, 201678123 B3.8
Feb 03, 201652112 B2.2
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