AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Amateur Radio CubeSats among 15 Set to Launch on October 21 from Wallops Island

Monday, 16th September 2019

Report: North Korea Testing Digital Broadcasting on 80 Meters

Radio World reports that the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea (North Korea) has resumed testing digital radio broadcasting on the 80-meter amateur band after a 2-year absence. North Korea is transmitting with the Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM) protocol. The latest transmissions on 3.560 MHz began in mid-August.“It appears unclear at this tim... [continue]

Sunday, 15th September 2019

WWV and WWVH to Broadcast Defense Department WWV Centennial Greeting, Special Event Reminder

Starting on Monday, September 16, WWV and WWVH will broadcast a US Department of Defense message to mark the centennial of WWV and to announce the WW0WWV special event from September 28 until October 2 at the WWV transmitter site near Fort Collins, Colorado. The DoD message transmissions will air until October 1.Kevin Utter, N7GES, a member of the ... [continue]

QSO Today - Burt Fisher - K1OIK

Burt Fisher, K1OIK, raised a stir and perhaps the ire of many hams with a 2008 YouTube video critical of amateur radio operators and their operating practices

Montana's Dept of Justice to issue 200 ham radios

The Havre Daily News reports Montana's Havre and Hill County Local Emergency Planning Committee intend to take up a Department of Justice offer of amateur radio equipment

Makrothen RTTY Contest

The Makrothen is coming! The Makrothen RTTY Contest is 1 month away! Originally conceived by Waldemar Kebsch, DK3VN and now sponsored by Pizza Lovers 259 (PL259), the contest takes place each year during the second full weekend in October

Practical Wireless 70MHz Contest

The Practical Wireless 70MHz Contest takes place on Sunday 22nd September 13:00 to 16:00 UTC

The SARL RF Noise Workshop 28 September

The workshop at the NARC on 28 September starts with a panel discussion about various ways to solve mains induced noise. The panel will present a case study and will show how, with a few simple measures, a reduction in mains noise can be achieved

Amateur Radio Is There When All Else Fails

Jefferson Public Radio (JPR) interviews Joe Bassett W1WCN and Steve Bosbach KW5V about the role of amateur radio in a natural disaster

FT4 Contest results released

The RSGB Contest Committee have released the results of the first 80m FT4 one hour contest

NO-104 camera will be 'live' this week

Controllers for NO-104 (PSAT-2) announced on September 13 that they have commanded the camera to take a picture and store it into memory every 10 minutes. This mode should last for 7 days or at least to next commanding session on Monday

Two contests this coming weekend

YOTA 2019 Summer Camp in Bulgaria spawns sub-regional camps

IARU Region 3 approves new 15m satellite allocation

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

ANS-258 AMSAT News Service Bulletins for September 15

Foundations of Amateur Radio

Taurus-1 with Codec-2 transponder launched

FCC seeks to streamline its hearings process

University CubeSat Club members get ham radio licenses

The Space Weather Woman

Satellite, GNU Radio and SDR talks released

Local commercial radio update: Communicorp UK Limited

SSTV on BBC's 'The Capture'

Propagation de K7RA

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

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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NEWSPAPERS

Tuesday, 17th September 2019

Bulletin Board for Sept. 17 | Free - Paris News

Bulletin Board for Sept. 17 | Free  Paris NewsTODAY. Lamar County Democrats: 5:30 p.m., That Guy's Coffee, 117 Clarksville St. Dragon's Drama & the Children's Room: 4 to 5 p.m. every Tuesday through ...

ARISS-US announces substantial gift toward the cost of the InterOperable Radio System - Space Daily

ARISS-US announces substantial gift toward the cost of the InterOperable Radio System  Space DailyNewington CT (SPX) Sep 17, 2019 - The US team leaders of ARISS, Amateur Radio on the International Space Station, are extremely happy to officially ...... [continue]

Get prepped to take technician FCC license exam - White Mountain Independent

Get prepped to take technician FCC license exam  White Mountain IndependentThe Kachina Amateur Radio Club of Show Low, is sponsoring a two-day class to assist those interested in passing the Technician class FCC license exam.... [continue]

Malibu Announces Resiliency Program Workshops - Malibu, CA Patch

Malibu Announces Resiliency Program Workshops  Malibu, CA PatchMalibu Announces Resiliency Program Workshops - Malibu, CA - The Resiliency Program is meant to promote healing in the community through art, music, ...

Upcoming | Local News - Herald and News

Upcoming | Local News  Herald and NewsToday. n Siskiyou County Supervisors meeting, 10 a.m., Siskiyou County Courthouse in Yreka. n Kiwanis Club of Klamath Falls meeting, noon, Sizzler ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
ZW3FL28450.0 PU3ELH 0019PU
DO2HQS28500.0 DL2RMM 0018DL
DO1LR28455.0 DO1KRT 0010DO
DC2CT28470.0 CT1BOL 0002CT
F-115797100.0 F5NLX/P 0007F
HA8LNN1829.0 UA6YW 1659UA6
MM0TWX1800.0 6O7O 16596O
SP6AEG3531.4 SP60DXC 1658SP
RY2FAA7092.5 RK6AWZ/P 1658RK6
SWL7016.0 6O 16586O
SQ5AM3719.0 SP5ZIM 1658SP
OH6QR1296855.0 SK3UHG/B 1658SK
PA2LO7016.0 6O7O 16576O
SP1GA14185.0 VE9FI 1657VE9
M0BJL14035.0 9G5QU/P 16579G
TA3AER7016.0 6O7O 16576O
IZ6PPU7074.0 IQ6KX 1656I
HA8LNN7016.0 6O7O 16566O
RT3D7123.0 R70MRK 1656R7
EA5NZ14043.0 7Z89ND 16567Z

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
6O7O5
OR75USA3
PA75OSB2
SP60DXC2
7Z89ND2
R70MRK2
9G5QU/P2
UA6YW2
SP5ZIM2
T77C1
DF0IT1
5T5PA1
IQ6KX1
EA7VG1
UK9AA1
HF spots from NA
ON4CGB2
7Z89ND1
SM1ALH1
9K2HN1
KQ6QB1
SV3GLL1
I0SNY1
K8MH1
HF spots from AS
UK8OCR2
DF0IT1
OT4A1
C21WW1

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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