AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

FCC Re-Charters Technological Advisory Council for New Term

The FCC has re-chartered its Technological Advisory Council (TAC) for a 2-year term. Comprised of a diverse group of leading technology experts, the TAC provides technical expertise to the FCC to identify important areas of innovation and develop informed technology policies. Greg Lapin, N9GL, will continue to represent ARRL on the TAC. “The TAC ... [continue]

Wednesday, 22nd May 2019

Springtime Section Manager Election Results Announced

In the only contested Section Manager election this spring, ARRL members in Utah have re-elected Mel Parkes, NM7P, as Section Manager for a new 2-year term of office that starts on July 1. Parkes, of Layton, received 481 votes; his opponent, Pat Malan, N7PAT, of South Jordan, received 233 votes. Parkes has served as Section Manager since 1999. Ball... [continue]

ARISS school contact planned for Northern Territories, Canada

An International Space Station school contact has been planned for David St-Jacques KG5FYI with participants at Mildred Hall School, Yellowknife, NT, Canada on Monday 27 May, 2019

Ham Fest friendships, traditions continue

The Fairborn Daily Herald reports that for many amateur radio operators, Hamvention is a reunion

ARISS school contact planned for Costa Rica

An International Space Station school contact has been planned for David St-Jacques KG5FYI with participants at Pacific Coast Schools, Los Suenos, Costa Rica on Monday 27 May, 2019

EURAO Party on Meteor Scatter

The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: " Meteor Scatter on 6m"

IOTA news from the DARC

Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Tuesday, 21st May 2019

Educator, Author, Contester Fred Cady, KE7X, SK

Fred Cady, KE7X, of Bozeman, Montana, died on May 16. An ARRL Life Member, he turned 77 earlier this month. Cady was a professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Montana State University. He coauthored The Successful Ham Radio Operator’s Handbook with Vic DiCiccio, VE3YT. Cady also wrote several manuals on how to use Elecraft e... [continue]

ITU Working Party 5A1 Completes Draft New Report on WRC-19 Agenda Item 1.1

Working Group 1 of ITU-R Working Party 5A completed work on the sharing and compatibility studies required for WRC-19 Agenda Item 1.1 during the meeting of WP 5A that concluded on May 9. The report, which began as a nine-page document in 2016, grew to 158 pages developed from 60 input contributions over a 3-year period. Working Group 5A1, responsib... [continue]

June Event in Europe to Assess Activity, Ability to Share Spectrum on 6 Meters

RESOLVED. RSGB email system issue

The email server issue has now been resolved. If earlier today you sent mail to the RSGB, or you are an RSGB mailbox user who has sent mail, there is no need to resend mail as the items you sent earlier will deliver as soon as the queue clears. ———————————————... [continue]

Photos from the 2019 Hamvention

ICQPodcast - The Big Three Announcements from Hamvention 2019

50 MHz activity needed - 13 June 2019

Ham radio operator sports ‘hairtenna’

ARISS at Hamvention shares excitement of space exploration and Amateur Radio

88th IRTS AGM hosted by SEARG

WIA AGM this weekend

Is Jupiter's great red spot unraveling?

Yasme Foundation Designates Supporting Grant, Excellence Award Recipients

AMSAT-NA Issues Call for Board of Directors’ Nominations

CQ Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

Volunteer vacancy: Youth Champion

Hamvention 2019 - Sunday Roundup

CQ Contest Hall of Fame

QSO Today - Bill Brown - WB8ELK

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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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Wednesday, 22nd May 2019

Community Calendar | | hampshirereview.com - Hampshire Review

Community Calendar | | hampshirereview.com  Hampshire ReviewEditor's note: Log on to our website at www.hampshirereview.com for the Calendar under the Living tab. All events are listed there for you 24/7.

Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism - mycbs4.com

Accused New Zealand mosque shooter charged with terrorism  mycbs4.comWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police on Tuesday filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch ...... [continue]

Setbacks motivated Maria Fassi to return, win NCAA title - ESPN Upstate

Setbacks motivated Maria Fassi to return, win NCAA title  ESPN UpstateFARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Nothing drives Maria Fassi of Mexico like failure.

This week's calendar 5-16-19 - Rappahannock Record

This week's calendar 5-16-19  Rappahannock Record16 Thursday. AA, 8 p.m. De Sales Hall and Kilmarnock UMC. Volunteers Needed, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Help Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity build a ...

Morse Code Is 175 Years Old and Still as Useful as Ever - Newsweek

Morse Code Is 175 Years Old and Still as Useful as Ever  NewsweekThe first message sent by Morse code's dots and dashes across a long distance traveled from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore on Friday, May 24, 1844-175 years ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
ZW3FL28450.0 PU3ELH 0019PU
F-115797100.0 F5NLX/P 0007F
M0AFJ50313.0 SV9CVY 1929SV9
SV6KRW50314.0 F1BBI 1929F
HA6FQ14030.4 WB2TQE/KL7 1929KL7
LU6DOT14009.0 GS0NWM 1929GS
SV1AVE7152.0 LX1CC 1929LX
IK1TGR3653.0 IZ1TEJ 1929I
9A5IGY7065.0 9A1D 19299A
EB1DJ18082.0 AM70C 1929AM
IK2JTS3698.0 IZ0MQN 1929I
R6MI7012.0 EG1FAS 1928EG
HA6VH7180.0 OG0C 1928OG0
CT1EUB50110.0 FG4NN 1928FG
EA7RM21027.0 AM70E 1928AM
DL4CH21240.0 AM70U 1928AM
DJ1AA7016.0 AM70D 1928AM
VA3ROC7075.9 KK4ISJ 1928KK4
IZ2TVT3660.0 IW2FLB 1928I
PP1AA14215.0 G0SXC 1928G

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
DF13STO3
LX1CC3
AM70U3
AM70URE2
PT7ZT2
OG0C2
IZ0MQN2
AM70C2
AM70O2
OM2019IIHF2
LB5GI1
R17UGRA1
AM70P1
UA2FCB1
WB2TQE/KL71
HF spots from NA
KK4ISJ1
N3ITT1
ZL1BD1
K4JKB1
IK6BGJ1
HF spots from AS
UW5ZL1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 68, A-index: 9
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Sep 05 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Sep 05, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 04, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 03, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 02, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 01, 2018068 A0.0
Aug 31, 2018068 A1.2
Aug 30, 2018068 A1.2
Aug 29, 20181171 A1.5
Aug 28, 20181270 A1.2
Aug 27, 20182670 A1.2
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