AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

COVID-19 Event to Enter High Scorers into a Free Drawing for a Trip

Wednesday, 3rd June 2020

AMSAT Spells Out its GOLF Program Objectives

AMSAT says the aim of its developing “Greater Orbit, Larger Footprint” (GOLF) satellite program is to place amateur radio transponders in low-Earth orbit (LEO), medium-Earth orbit (MEO), and eventually high-Earth orbit (HEO).“The goal of the GOLF program is to work by steps through a series of increasingly capable spacecraft to learn skills a... [continue]

The Yasme Foundation Announces Grants, Excellence Award

The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation has announced grants of $5,000 each to the Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR) and to ARRL scholarship programs for 2020. The Board also named Joe Eisenberg, K0NEB, as a recipient of the Yasme Excellence Award. This honor recognizes individuals and groups who, through their own service, creativity, effo... [continue]

Register ASAP for Free online amateur radio training course

Know someone who wants to get their UK Foundation Amateur Radio licence? A Free online course starts this Sunday, June 7, but you need to register soon

GB0MZX on air in June to celebrate the world's first advertised wireless broadcast

Dragon Amateur Radio Club would like to introduce their next special event station GB0MZX (Marconi Zulu Xray)

Kangaroo Island IOTA expedition re-scheduled

Grant, VK5GR, reports: I am very pleased to announce that the VK5KI Expedition to Kangaroo Island (IOTA OC-139) has been rescheduled, although it has also been scaled down

Amateur radio on BBC Somerset

On May 31, RSGB Region 11 Representative Dean Brice G0UIL was interviewed by Mel Everett on BBC Somerset about amateur radio

The Radio Collector

On his Soldersmoke blog Bill Meara M0HBR / N2CQR highlights a vintage video of a 1985 TV show The Radio Collector from the California Historical Radio Society

Credit card chip used to make crystal radio

Hackaday report Billy Cheung decided to build a crystal radio using a rather unconventional detector – the smart chip in a common credit card

Ofcom updates licence-exemption regulations including 24 GHz

Ofcom has confirmed technical changes for use of spectrum in 874 to 874.4 MHz and 915 to 919.4 MHz bands to support use of short-range wireless devices and licenced use of 24.100-24.350 GHz at railway level crossings

Dan Grady, N2SRK, appointed as new Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director

ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has appointed Dan Grady, N2SRK, of Aurora, Colorado, as the new Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director

GB0GIG ... Time to apply for your certificate

Spring 2020 Section Manager election results announced

IOTA news from the DARC

Spring 2020 Section Manager Election Results Announced

SEA-PAC QSO Party Set after Convention is Canceled

ARRL Foundation Announces the Frankford Radio Club Scholarship

GQRP Club online

RSGB Director on national broadcaster Talk Radio

Radio amateurs stay connected during lockdown

Quindar Tones: Those iconic NASA PTT confirmation beeps

Radio amateur on BBC Wiltshire

'Green Ghosts' spotted above sprites in New Mexico

Auction 20 cancelled

Pulling data from news feed telemetry

Sable Island DXpedition news

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

Thursday, 4th June 2020

Hack-a-Sat call for participation - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Hack-a-Sat call for participation  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

News Agency reports radio amateur connects to ISS - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

News Agency reports radio amateur connects to ISS  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Receive analog video radio signals from scratch - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Receive analog video radio signals from scratch  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

The Latest: Detroit Pistons set to reopen practice facility - The Public's Radio

The Latest: Detroit Pistons set to reopen practice facility  The Public's Radio

Online Foundation webinar attracts 220 - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Online Foundation webinar attracts 220  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
I4ZZZ1840.0 F0DVZ 0022F
F8GGZ14023.0 TM39PVJ 0014TM
F8GGZ7012.0 TM39PVJ 0010TM
F8GGZ7098.0 TM39PVJ 0008TM
F4ABC7100.0 F5ADR 0014F
M1NMK3780.0 GB5WSH 0014G
IU2IBU7167.0 IQ2CF 0012I
EA5RKB7141.0 EA5XC 0010EA
F-115797088.0 TM39PVJ 0009TM
F-115793691.0 TM39PVJ 0008TM
F-115793639.0 TM39PVJ 0008TM
K5FUV3520.0 D2EB 0003D2
F-115797088.0 TM39PVJ 0010TM
LY3AB7017.3 LY300GAON 0006LY
F-115793691.0 TM39PVJ 0007TM
F8GGZ1820.0 TM39PVJ 0017TM
F-115797092.1 F5NLX/P 0013F
F8GGZ10118.0 TM39PVJ 0009TM
F8GGZ3519.0 TM39PVJ 0007TM
LY3AB7141.0 LY300GAON 0007LY

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
IW1DQS6
I3LTT6
YL/LY2BIS/P3
SQ9MDF/P3
TM50PSG3
OE1GOA/33
IT9ECY3
R3IIN3
IK2SAV3
IZ0ARL3
C30P/B2
R1ZY2
RZ6LY2
RA7A2
UN0OA2
HF spots from NA
KG6JDX1
HF spots from AS
R2EA1
KL7XO1
RN5M1
RV9CHB1
TR8CA1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 71, A-index: 4
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued on 2019 Dec 10 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Dec 10, 2019071 A7.9
Dec 09, 2019072 A7.8
Dec 08, 2019072 A7.8
Dec 07, 2019070 A7.8
Dec 06, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 05, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 04, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 03, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 02, 2019070 A7.8
Dec 01, 2019071 A7.9
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