AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Changes in March 23 West Coast Qualifying Run from K6KPH

Wednesday, 20th March 2019

FCC Cites Amateur Service Rule Violations in Unlicensed Broadcasting Case

An FCC Enforcement Bureau Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NoUO) issued last fall to a California Technician-class licensee for alleged unlicensed FM broadcasting on 95.7 MHz now has been upgraded to a Notice of Violation (NoV) that cites violations of the Part 97 Amateur Service rules. The March 15 NoV sent to Daryl Thomas, KE6MWS, of Carmichael, a... [continue]

Radio Amateurs Aid Isolated Settler in Chile

HAARP Gearing Up for its Spring Research Campaign

FCC Seeks Electronics Engineer for Dallas, Texas, Area

Amateur Radio Becoming More Expensive in Tunisia

Syllabus 2019 – SDR presentation to tutors

On 17 March, a Syllabus 2019 presentation on Software Defined Radio for tutors took place at Jury’s Inn, East Midlands Airport. Over 50 tutors, representing clubs from all over the country, attended the meeting and saw presentations by Alan Betts, G0HIQ and Mike Bruce, M0ITI on the essential learning and tutorial slides for Software Defined Radi... [continue]

Low-bands with the upcoming Bouvet Island Expedition

Now that the 3Y0I team is on their way for their true adventure, it is time to look at some of the elements of their upcoming activity, specifically on low-bands

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada responds to petition about interference

On June 6, 2018, Martin Bérubé of Louiseville, Quebec initiated a petition involving a radio station that was 'generating interference on purpose'. The petition attracted 1,135 signatures and was presented to the House of Commons on January 30, 2019

AMSAT-DL QO-100 Up and Downconverter kit modifications announcement

AMSAT-DL has recommended a modification to their QO-100 Upconverter and Downconverter kits which were shipped prior to March 1 to improve performance of the uplink SSB transmit signal and address reduced gain of the downlink wide-band DATV reception

Ham radio geostationary satellite transponders on Hackaday

The popular Hacker and Maker site Hackaday has an article by Dan Maloney KC1DJT about the new Es'hail-2 / QO-100 amateur radio geostationary satellite transponders

Club hosts 'Ham License in a Day' classes

The unseen world of ham radio

Ham Radio: Socialising via airwaves

Building a magnetic loop antenna

NASA mission reveals asteroid has big surprises

3Y0I DXpedition Team Reports It has Departed for Bouvet Island

Hans Zimmermann, HB9AQS/F5VKP, Receives IARU Diamond Award

Smithsonian Institution’s NN3SI Returning to the Air

Radio Amateurs to Launch APRS Balloon at Young Researchers Congress

General Class Element 3 Question Pool Errata Released

JVCKENWOOD UK appoints Martin Lynch amd Sons as sole UK Distributor

ICQ Podcast - UHF/VHF Weekender Transceiver Kit Review

Short Contest Callsign NoV revision

ARISS contact planned for students in Calgary, Canada

New West Gulf Division Vice Director appointed

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

Wednesday, 20th March 2019

FCC Cites Amateur Service Rule Violations in Unlicensed Broadcasting Case - ARRL

FCC Cites Amateur Service Rule Violations in Unlicensed Broadcasting Case  ARRLAn FCC Enforcement Bureau Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NoUO) issued last fall to a California Technician-class licensee for alleged unlicensed FM ...... [continue]

The unseen world of ham radio - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

The unseen world of ham radio  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubThe Dispatch reports on a vast, unseen world: Amateur radio operators using old and new technology to communicate globally.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada responds to petition about interference - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada responds to petition about interference  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubOn June 6, 2018, Martin Bérubé of Louiseville, Quebec initiated a petition involving a radio station that was 'generating interference on purpose'. The petition ...... [continue]

Storm spotters gather for Darke County annual training - The Daily Advocate

Storm spotters gather for Darke County annual training  The Daily AdvocateGREENVILLE – The Darke County Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the National Weather *Service* of Wilmington hosted its annual severe ...... [continue]

Central Indiana emergency officials were prepared for Thursday’s storms - CBS 4 Indianapolis

Central Indiana emergency officials were prepared for Thursday’s storms  CBS 4 IndianapolisNOBLESVILLE, Ind. – It was all hands on deck as storms rolled through Central Indiana Thursday. Hamilton County was under a Tornado Watch for part of the ...... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
F5OIH7074.0 EE100V 1830EE
PY2HP21250.0 PY2VCP 1829PY2
EA8RP14050.0 CT1GFQ 1829CT
EA4FET7015.0 9H1XT 18299H
DG9BBC7157.0 UT1WR 1829UT
RA9DW7017.4 EA6NB 1828EA6
EA1BKO7060.0 EA3FNZ 1828EA
EA5ASU14074.0 SV1SJD 1827SV
EA6GP5354.5 9A1AA 18279A
EA2DT7015.0 9H1XT 18279H
UA3FF10132.0 5V7EI 18275V
EA4GJP7060.0 EA3FNZ 1827EA
EA1JVG14305.0 5X3C 18275X
EA1DMP7015.0 9H1XT 18269H
IZ6WRI14305.0 5X3C 18265X
PY1LV14205.0 PY3ETS 1825PY3
DF4FQ1840.0 3B8XF 18253B8
HA2DT7074.0 IK8IUQ 1825I
R6KVA1849.0 UB7K 1824UB7
VE3FBZ14074.7 DL9RDM 1824DL

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
5X3C10
IW5DAX4
EA3FNZ4
IQ6KX3
XR0ZRC3
9H1XT3
3B8XF3
UB7K2
5T5PA2
9A1AA2
EA2GM/P2
EE100V2
EA6/DL8JJ/M2
CN8MAA2
EA2EMO/P2
HF spots from NA
5X3C5
HA3NU2
W3RAR1
WY6T1
XR0ZRC1
OT4A1
DL9RDM1
HC2AO1
JY5HX1
W3FGD1
HF spots from AS
UT3QW1
EA6NB1

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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