AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

HamRadioNow: CSI:Dayton (featuring D-STAR and the Dongles)

HAMRADIONOW.tv Episode 159: CSI: Dayton featuring D-STAR and the Dongles CSI: Dayton? OK, I admit it, that's click-bait. Oh, we do have CSI... Connect Systems, Inc. and CEO Jerry Wanger, who's little company is poised to make the first D-STAR HT outside of ICOM. I talked to him in Episode 138 MotoTRBOSTAR. This was Jerry's first trip to... [continue]

Wednesday, 30th July 2014

Planning and Operating a Special Events Station - 2014

In May of 2010, I wrote a QRZ article about Planning and Operating a Special Events Station (SES). A lot of time has gone by and I have some more experience I wish to share. And I received additional suggestions from amateurs who read the previous article. So consider this a rewrite of the previous article. I apologize in advance if parts of it... [continue]

London Hams Bridge Communication Gap:

Since 1920, members of the London Amateur Radio Club (LARC) have filled the airwaves with banter both about the hobby itself, and about emergency preparedness. On July 19, a handful of LARC members put their talents on display at the Blackfriars Bridge in London. The second annual Historical Bridges On The Air event linked hams from around the wor... [continue]

Conversations With the World:

GODFREY -- The Lewis and Clark HAM Radio Club has been a part of this area since 1984. This October, they are going to celebrate 30 years as an organization. Over those 30 years, the group has dedicated their time and talents to a hobby that can be used to help people in times of trouble as well as during community gatherings. Larry Roberts, whose... [continue]

Malaysia's Over 11,000 Radio Ham Operators Can Offer Help In Emergencies:

MELAKA, July 29 (Bernama) -- Malaysia currently has 11,626 amateur radio ham operators who can offer help in emergencies or natural disasters. Head of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) Southern Region, Roszeta Kassim, said that of the total, peninsular Malaysia had 9,919 operators, including 1,090 in Melaka and Johor. ... [continue]

Special Event Planned this Fall on 630 Meters

Experimental operators on 600/630 meters will conduct a special event operation October 31-November 2.“This event marks the 106th anniversary of the Berlin Treaty that created the international distress frequency at 500 kHz,” said ARRL 600 Meter Experimental Group Coordinator Fritz Raab, W1FR. “This will be a CW event.”Raab said some statio... [continue]

Delfi-n3Xt CubeSat engineer died on MH-17

Fatima Dyczynski CEO and Director of Xoterra Space.jpgDelfi-n3Xt CubeSat engineer died on MH-17 25 year-old Fatima Dyczynski, CEO, founder and project manager of Xoterra Space, was an Aerospace Engineer, thought leader, scientist, creative space enthusiast, motivated entrepreneur, public speaker, all wo... [continue]

Delfi-n3Xt CubeSat engineer died on MH-17

25 year-old Fatima Dyczynski, CEO, founder and project manager of Xoterra Space, was an Aerospace Engineer, thought leader, scientist, creative space enthusiast, motivated entrepreneur, public speaker, all world traveller and absolute futurist

BBC Radio 4: The Baker Street Bank Robbery

The RSGB’s technical editor, Giles Read G1MFG, helped Steve Punt to investigate curious rumours surrounding the Baker Street bank robbery of 1971

FREE ATV Magazine CQ-DATV 14

CQ-DATV 14 the free electronic ATV magazine is now available

YOTA-UK Ham Radio video

Dan Trudgian M0TGN has posted a video from the RSGB YOTA-UK event

Golf Alpha One Four Commonwealth Games

Radio hams can offer help in emergencies

Aquarid meteor shower expected to peak towards the end of July

HF on the RTL2838U SDR Dongle

Space Weather Videos now available

Pixel Techologies Re-brands as InLogis

Ham Radio Themed Movie Short featured at Film Festival in Seward, Alaska

WIA: Temporary Reassignment of Commercial Services into 70cm:

ERTC 2014 Final results

SpaceJam 8 Will Feature ARISS Contact

SKYWARN Volunteers Muster as Severe Weather, Tornado Hit Southern New England

California Hams Activate to Support Shelter Communications Following Wildfire

RSGB expertise used to sift fact from fiction in an audacious crime!

IARU Calendar No. 192: IARU Officers Nominated for 2014-2019 Term

Enhanced FUNcube-1 Dashboard now available

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Monday, 14th July 2014

Die HAM-Radio 2014

HAM-Radio Impressionen von Michael DG8MH und Herbert DL7AHF Viel Spaß damit, wünscht Bernhard OE5CBM.

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NEWSPAPERS

Wednesday, 30th July 2014

'Local radio ham operators can help in emergencies'

MALACCA: Malaysia has 11,626 amateur radio ham operators who can offer help during emergencies or natural disasters. Head of the Malaysian ...

London Hams bridge communication gap

London Amateur Radio Club members (left-right) Mike Watts, Jim Morris and Tom Pillon gather at the Blackfriars Bridge in London as part of Historical ...

Tuesday, 29th July 2014

Radio ham operators can offer help in emergencies

Amateur radio is a scientific hobby that involves construction, study and communication through means of radio waves that brings together fellow ...

Monday, 28th July 2014

What's happening: 7/28/14

HUNTINGTON - Amateur ham radio and computer hobbyists from throughout the United States will gather Aug. 9 for the 52nd annual Tri-State ...

Sunday, 27th July 2014

SKYWARN WARRIORS: Local ham radio buffs work front lines for National ... - Sentinel and Enterprise

SKYWARN WARRIORS: Local ham radio buffs work front lines for National ...Sentinel and EnterpriseSo when the power is out, many of its 6,500 Skywarn weather watchers in southern New England go the traditional route, using ham radio to file reports. "A lot of our reports do come from amateur radio," said weather service meteorologist Glenn ... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
ZL2IFB24930.0 VE8AT/B 2109VE8
KA1ILH14008.0 Z35G 2109Z3
N7DC/421038.0 W1AW/0 2109W1
F6FLU18085.0 W1AW/0 2109W1
JA7BZU18082.0 CN8YR 2109CN
K2CYS24944.8 W1AW/0 2109W1
ZL2IFB24930.0 4U1UN/B 21094U1U
N3QE24897.2 KH7Y 2109KH7
HA6VH10106.6 AM03PP 2108AM
JA1BPA18089.6 V29SH 2108V2
YL3CW14013.0 YL2014W 2108YL
VE2XK50033.7 VA5MG/B 2108VA5
S55N14006.0 RX9KF 2108RX9
HA6VH10107.0 R14CWC/2 2108R1
I1LGR10106.9 R14CWC/2 2107R1
HA6VH10105.0 R14CWC/8 2107R1
VE2XK50130.0 WA0CSL 2107WA0
KJ9I18069.0 AM05HT 2107AM
EC7ABV21038.0 W1AW/0 2107W1
K4LM18157.0 HK3C 2107HK

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
OZ0FR/P4
LI8OM4
JA1HOX4
TK/OO4O4
ZY14PB4
HS0ZIN4
EJ0PL3
R14CWC/83
YL2014W3
VU2PHD3
MU/OK1FZM3
GA14CG3
W1AW/03
ZY14SE3
DU3/N0QM3
HF spots from NA
W1AW/011
AM08BLV2
JY4CI2
HI8OM1
SP2BUC1
DF9PG1
SP9KJ1
M3DFW1
YL2014W1
AM05HT1
CN8YR1
MU/OK1FZM1
HB9EVI1
IK4YAZ1
SV1GRN1
HF spots from AS
GA14CG2
4X6TT2
R14CWC/81
TK/OO4O1
JA3CZY1
2I0FLO1
CN8YR1
ON5SY1
JR3GIY1
V29SH1
R14CWC/61
SV2DSJ1
HS0ZIN1
F5NBX1
DU3/N0QM1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 142, A-index: 4
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Jul 30 1810 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 30, 2014160142 B5.1
Jul 29, 2014143140 B5.0
Jul 28, 2014110132 B4.3
Jul 27, 201476121 B4.2
Jul 26, 201465117 B2.8
Jul 25, 201455107 B2.5
Jul 24, 201455104 B2.0
Jul 23, 20144099 B1.8
Jul 22, 20141693 B2.1
Jul 21, 20141790 B1.5
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