AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ARRL Takes Issue with NTIA’s WRC-15 Proposal for 5 MHz

The ARRL is taking issue with the World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15) stance of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) with respect to an upgraded 60 meter Amateur Radio allocation. In response to WRC-15 agenda item 1.4, the NTIA has called for no change at 5250-5450 kHz. The League said in comments file... [continue]

Wednesday, 1st October 2014

Past Sacramento Valley SCM, Santa Clara Valley SM, Pacific Vice Director Jettie B. Hill, W6RFF, SK

Long-time ARRL Field Organization volunteer Jettie B. Hill, of Roseville, California, died September 21. He was 93. An ARRL Life Member, Hill served as ARRL Santa Clara Valley Section Communications Manager (later “Section Manager”) from 1978 until 1982. He was the ARRL Pacific Division Vice Director in 1982 and 1983. Following his retirement ... [continue]

ARRL Website Will Be Unavailable on October 3 Starting at 2000 UTC

The ARRL website is scheduled to be offline on Friday, October 3, starting at 2000 UTC. The length of the outage could run for several hours and possibly into Saturday, October 4. The ARRL IT Department will be performing maintenance in the process of testing and, if feasible, switching the site to a new server.A “Down for Maintenance” message ... [continue]

New Membership Services portal

New searchable RadCom archive

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Battle to save the 9cm band

Battle to save the 9cm band The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) has lodged a strong submission to the Department of Communications to save loss of access to two segments of our 9 cm band – a 25 MHz block at 3400-3425 MHz and a 50 MHz block at 3492.5-3542.5 MHz. In August, the Minister for Commun... [continue]

Martha 'Marte' Wessel KøEPE is SK

Martha 'Marte' Wessel KøEPE is SK Martha#'Marte' Wessel KøEPE.jpgThe last Charter Member of the Colorado - YL's Martha 'Marte' Wessel KøEPE of Liberal, Kansas passed away Tuesday at the age of 89. Marte, was a long time DX enthusiast and she held 372 on the DXCC Honor Roll. ... [continue]

WIA: Battle to Save the 9 cm Band:

The WIA has lodged a strong submission to the Department of Communications to save loss of access to two segments of our 9 cm band - a 25 MHz block at 3400-3425 MHz and a 50 MHz block at 3492.5-3542.5 MHz. In August, the Minister for Communications, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, issued the ACMA a draft Direction to enable licensing of these two spe... [continue]

Creel's Radio Collection Given to Alabama Historical Radio Society:

The late Rev. George Creel, a United Methodist minister who pastored churches in Gadsden and across North Alabama for more than 60 years, had a hobby of restoring antique radios and phonographs. He was a renowned expert in the field, specializing in radios from the early 1900s. The Creel family has donated their father's vast stock of vintage radi... [continue]

ISS Expedition 42 poster released

Radio amateur and astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti IZ0UDF has put the final touches to the official crew poster for the International Space Station (ISS) Expedition 42. It is now available to download.

Help needed to track 144.390 MHz APRS balloons

Benjamin Longmier KF5KMP and his team are looking for stations in the Azores and Portugal to help track their balloons

London Ham Radio Foundation Course

The portable activity just keeps on growing

South Australian club to activate multiple lighthouses

Postal strike hits Radio ZS

Jamboree On The Air

RSGB Outlines “New” Islands on the Air (IOTA) Vision, Seeks Partnership

ARRL Again Asks FCC to Elevate Amateur Service 2300-2305 MHz Allocation to Primary

Heil announces new premium headsets - PRO 7

Actor Tim Allen Gets His Ham Ticket For Real

List of Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014 Co-Sponsors Swells Before Congressional Recess

Norton is connected around the world (Texas)

Ham Radio Saves the Day Again - Yukon Canada

Ham radio is still the old standby in emergency situations (British Columbia)

Past Times: Amateur radio broadened Raleigh’s horizons (North Carolina)

Battle to save the 9cm band

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Wednesday, 24th September 2014

Getting his rocks off , Ham radio...and Big Brother 16

an interesting conversation on 14.314mhz, Big brother 16 updates, and prediction. Subscribe and enjoy the videos ;)

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NEWSPAPERS

Wednesday, 1st October 2014

MARS volunteers supporting Soldiers with radio communications

MARS volunteers supporting Soldiers with radio communications ... MARS volunteers are amateur radio operators, licensed by the Federal ...

Today, Oct. 1

Juneau Amateur Radio Club, noon - 1 p.m. every Wednesday, Safeway Deli. All welcome. Details: 789-3431. Women, Infants, and Children walk-in ...

Monongalia County Amateur Radio Club Goes Mobile

Monongalia County Amateur Radio Club Goes Mobile ... anything like that, amateur radio is going to be the only way to communicate because you're ...

Community Bulletin Board

The Amateur Radio of Churchill County (ARCC) invites all current amateur (Ham) radio operators or anyone interested in amateur radio to its monthly ...

Tuesday, 30th September 2014

Faisal Al-Ajmi of Vice President of (IARU)

KUWAIT, Sept 30 (KUNA) -- Vice-President of the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society Engineer Faisal Al-Ajmi has won the position of Vice President of the ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
SV1ELF3520.0 PJ5/OL8R 0419PJ5
W9HBH24950.0 W1AW/KL7 0418KL7
W3LPL14007.1 RI1ANT 0417RI1
UR4MSF14205.0 A71CT 0417A7
W3LPL14015.0 FR/DJ2CW 0416FR
K2CD7199.0 F5GN 0416F
W3LPL3520.0 PJ5/OL8R 0415PJ5
K4KRK14254.0 W1AW/KL7 0415KL7
WZ8P7222.0 W1AW/6 0415W1
KD4ULE14043.0 W1AW/KL7 0415KL7
WY6N1823.5 W1AW/6 0414W1
RV3ZN14032.9 AA6KJ 0414AA6
IZ0MIO14076.0 II0FR 0414I
PY3FBI28475.0 PY3RDR 0413PY3
UR4MSF14209.0 W6ZR 0413W6
PY2VI14270.0 VK9AN 0413VK9
RM4D7041.5 R2014FH 0412R2
W6KY14076.0 W1AW/6 0412W1
R7KM7010.0 UE16MM 0412UE1
YV4MT14240.0 W1AW/6 0412W1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
E51HDJ4
R2014FQ4
HB0/DL5YL4
HC2AO3
ZD9XF3
EA6NB3
PJ5/OL8R3
EW1DO2
TM42FM2
S01WS2
UE16MM2
EO90WF2
AA6KJ1
UE16CT1
TI4DJ1
HF spots from NA
W1AW/614
W1AW/KL713
E51HDJ7
PJ5/OL8R3
FR/DJ7RJ3
W1AW/33
S01WS3
VK9AN3
DF2BO2
A92HK2
YT1AA2
KI6WDX1
EW7LO1
FR/DJ2CW1
WQ6C1
HF spots from AS
VK9AN2
UE16ST2
E51HDJ1
UE16MM1
R2014FQ1
UT2HC1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 155, A-index: 10
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Oct 02 0310 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Oct 02, 2014164155 C1.2
Oct 01, 2014166155 C1.0
Sep 30, 2014160162 C1.2
Sep 29, 2014200175 C1.3
Sep 28, 2014159181 C1.0
Sep 27, 2014203181 C1.1
Sep 26, 2014139170 C1.0
Sep 25, 201476158 B6.1
Sep 24, 201490145 B5.7
Sep 23, 201487138 B4.7
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