AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Past ARRL Midwest Division Director Lew Gordon, K4VX, SK

Past ARRL Midwest Division Director Lew Gordon, K4VX, of Hannibal, Missouri, died on February 25. He was 87. Although he had been suffering from cancer, Gordon had remained active on the air until his death.Licensed in 1947, Gordon was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. After separating from the service, he attended Purdue University, earning a bach... [continue]

Saturday, 25th February 2017

HamRadioNow: Former FEMA Fugate KK4INZ

View attachment 351288 ​ Craig Fugate KK4INZ was FEMA Administator for the entire Obama presidency. Now (for the moment, anyway) a private citizen... and ham... he's looking forward to attending his local radio club meetings. But his interest and commitment to both Amateur Radio and EmComm continues. In this episode he talks with c... [continue]

CQ-DATV 45

The next issue of the free ATV magazine is now available for download

ISWL Callsigns for March

The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of March 2017

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 90

A recurring theme is that in the 'yea good ol' days of yore' Amateurs got real licenses and today anyone can get one in the back of a cornflake box

Disaster preparedness: APRO to use ham radio

To add teeth to the disaster preparedness, Assam Police Radio Organisation (APRO) has decided to fall back on the use of amateur radio

Amateur Radio and frequency sharing studies

WIA News reports on an information resource on the Amateur and Amateur Satellite Services used by those engaged in frequency sharing studies

VK6WIA - NewsWest for Sunday, February 26, 2017

In this edition of NewsWest we bring you our traditional segments of Foundations of Amateur Radio and Roy's Helpline. We have advice of the WAVHF group's meeting and the upcoming HARGfest. A round up of Amateur Radio snippets, activity at Ham College, some QRP DX action and an update on DMR repeaters

'Truth Matters. Facts Matter'

Cincinnati’s Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) will host a panel discussion titled, “Truth Matters. Facts Matter,” Thursday, March 23 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the National VOA Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester

Augusta Amateur Radio Association to Host WinterFest:

Augusta Amateur Radio Association's 21st annual WinterFest will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Le Club Calumet, 334 West River Road, in Augusta. The event will feature a radio -- and computer -- related flea market (tables are free on a first-come, first-served basis), meetings for the various local ham nets (Seagull, Pine Tree, Slow Speed)... [continue]

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #90: - eHam.net

NW News NetworkFoundations of Amateur Radio -- #90: - eHameHam.netA recurring theme is that in the "yea good ol' days of yore" Amateurs got real licenses and today anyone can get one in the back of a cornflake box. What with the ...Oregon Lawmakers May Clarify State Law On Using A Smartphone ...KUOW News and InformationAlle 2 Art... [continue]

New Section Manager Appointed in West Virginia:

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #8 de K7RA:

VK6WIA -- NewsWest, 26 February 2017:

Amateur Radio Newsline™ Report 2052 for Friday, February 24, 2017:

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #90:

The K7RA Solar Update - ARRL

Two Amateur Radio CubeSats Carrying Transponders Set for Future NASA Launches

New Section Manager Appointed in West Virginia

Long path propagation SOTA event

Review of Contesting seeks your thoughts

CRS-10 mission to ISS to launch

Also in GB2RS this week…

More Convention lectures now online

The K7RA Solar Update

News for England North – 26 February 2017

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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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Sunday, 26th February 2017

Weekend promises to be wet in CBRM

Door prizes. 10 a.m., Sydney Amateur Radio Club, 11 St. Bridget St. open house information on how to qualify for your basic amateur radio certificate.

Saturday, 25th February 2017

First responders prepare for storm season

Public safety personnel and amateur radio operators have direct lines of communication to the National Weather Service which reduces the time ...

Oregon Lawmakers May Clarify State Law On Using A Smartphone Behind The Wheel

The bill would also remove an exception to the law for people operating amateur radios, sometimes called "ham radios." That change is opposed by ...

Zych on REACT International board

Starr Mountain REACT is six years old now in Etowah and provides free computer classes for the community, as well as classes for amateur radio ...

Friday, 24th February 2017

Due to demand, amateur radio course to be held

MANITOULIN—Due to overwhelming demand, another basic amateur radio course will be hosted on Manitoulin Island. “As a result of the many ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
BI4VIP21220.0 JA8BWY 0629JA8
RL3ZA7045.4 RD17WG 0629RD1
HA3FJF1878.5 HA3MY 0629HA
HI8RD7182.0 VP6EU 0629VP6
IZ7DJS7182.0 VP6EU 0629VP6
UA4HDB7140.0 R2017WG 0629R2
R0AX21071.6 RQ17WG 0629RQ1
RA9FAH7083.0 R75IAS 0629R7
HB9DQL10116.0 PJ2ND 0628PJ2
W0MB1844.9 K8PL 0628K8
F4EGZ14137.9 F6KJJ 0628F
R4CA10125.0 RN17WG 0628RN1
VK2CMP14180.0 9H2017EU 06289H
I6VYV14018.6 IK6QON 0628I
6Y1LZ1872.1 KL7SB 0628KL7
F5KRY3643.0 TM14WAP 0628TM
VK2HTM14180.0 9H2017EU 06289H
R7AT7019.3 P3X 0628P3
RA9FAH7090.0 UE23DSA 0627UE2
N2HYG1877.0 N2CW 0627N2

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DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 80, A-index: 7
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2017 Feb 26 0305 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Feb 26, 20172580 A8.4
Feb 25, 20172780 A9.0
Feb 24, 20171882 B1.1
Feb 23, 20171783 B1.1
Feb 22, 20171983 B1.3
Feb 21, 20172583 B1.2
Feb 20, 20172381 B1.4
Feb 19, 20171378 B1.0
Feb 18, 20171477 A7.6
Feb 17, 20172375 A5.7
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