AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Foundations of Amateur Radio

The APRS of it all ... Amateur radio is a living anachronism. We have this heady mix of ancient and bleeding edge, never more evident than in a digital mode called Automatic Packet Reporting System or APRS

Saturday, 16th January 2021

eton.ca is now CLOSED

The email robot at RAC-Bulletins@eton.ca is now CLOSED - this is the LAST message you will receive from it

Harmful Coronavirus content on Loveworld breaks broadcasting rules for second time

An Ofcom investigation has found that religious satellite television channel, Loveworld, breached broadcasting rules for the second time in a year

DX News from the ARRL

The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Friday, 15th January 2021

Enter Construction Competitions!

Have you entered the RSGB’s ‘Get on the air to care’ construction competition? The deadline is the 1st of February. Your project can be hardware, software or a system and may be based on a kit. If you made something during the autumn lockdowns, over the holiday season, or are in the middle of something […]

New AllStar Gateway in North Lancashire

Recently, the MB7IMB repeater came on the air in North Lancashire. It is a simplex AllStar gateway on 145.2375MHz narrow FM, with a CTCSS access tone of 110.9Hz. The North West AllStar Group has been formed, linking AllStar nodes and repeaters throughout north-west England. The group is encouraging use of the repeater. All that’s needed […]

The K7RA Solar Update

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: What happened? Solar Cycle 25 seemed well under way, but no new sunspots have emerged since December 23. The last time any sunspot was visible was January 2. On January 14, Spaceweather.com posted, “Welcome back, solar minimum.”Average daily solar flux declined from 78.6 to 73.8. Geomagnetic A index remained qu... [continue]

CHESS CubeSat Constellation to carry FUNcube transponders

In 2020, a project between AMSAT-UK, AMSAT-NL and Swiss universities started with the aim of equipping two Swiss satellites with a linear transponder for amateur radio

Tips on operating a Satellite while Roving

In Episode 6 of DX Engineering’s Amateur Radio Satellite series, Sean Kutzko, KX9X, explores the fun of operating your amateur radio gear from a grid square other than the one where you live

Ofcom: Technologies shaping communications for the future

A new Ofcom report shines a light on the innovative, emerging technologies that could shape the communications industry in the future

FT4 on the amateur radio satellites

The free English language AMSAT-EA January newsletter features an article by Carlos Flores EA3HAH about his experiences in operating WSJT FT4 on the linear (SSB) amateur satellites

Ham radio centre at Ganga Sagar

Just one week until the Winter 2021 AM QSO Party!

VK6WIA NewsWest

RSGB EMC Committee publishes EMF calculator

Tony's 10m Band Report

Higher ERP permitted for German automatic stations

Israel's radio hams lose access to much Microwave spectrum

2021 QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo returning

R3 Newsletter Q4 2020

Dayton Hamvention 2021 cancelled

IARU preparing for WRC-23

Home Construction talk by G0FUW and N6QW

ARISS live stream

Former RAC President John 'Hoppy' Hopwood, VE7RD (SK)

International Amateur Radio Union Preparing for WRC-23

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

Saturday, 16th January 2021

New York Rangers GameDay: Revenge against the Islanders on tap for game two of short season - Forever Blueshirts

New York Rangers GameDay: Revenge against the Islanders on tap for game two of short season  Forever Blueshirts

Calendar - Brownwood Bulletin

Calendar  Brownwood Bulletin

New York Rangers GameDay: Revenge against the Islanders on tap for game two of short season - Forever Blueshirts

New York Rangers GameDay: Revenge against the Islanders on tap for game two of short season  Forever Blueshirts

Foundations of Amateur Radio | Amateur Radio News - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Foundations of Amateur Radio | Amateur Radio News  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

DX News from the ARRL | Amateur Radio News - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

DX News from the ARRL | Amateur Radio News  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
SP9CJM3717.0 OK2BIQ 2359OK
SV2SPV7125.0 SV2SPV 2359SV
HA6VH3513.0 DB0YOTA 2359DB
WM6G18102.0 JA5BDZ 2359JA
EA3EA7165.0 9A0YOTA 23599A
ON3FA3748.0 G0IMV 2358G
VK3AFW3532.0 VK3AFW/P 2358VK3
SP2CHY7076.3 DP0POL/MM 2357DP0
HA6VH3605.0 HG0YOTA 2357HG
VE3XIN3709.5 SP2DTO 2357SP
WM6G18100.7 JR5MJS 2357JR
HA6VH3522.0 SN0DUCH 2356SN
VK3BCM7115.0 VK3BCM 2356VK3
HA2MN3522.0 SN0DUCH 2355SN
HA6VH3511.0 DR165TESLA 2355DR
VK6NU21245.0 VK6NU/P 2355VK6
ZL3NB14063.4 ZL3AB 2355ZL3
N6ED18100.0 JD1BMH 2354JD1
SP3DOF7074.0 YV5DRN 2353YV
EA3ACA7074.0 NP3XF 2353NP3

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
IW5DAX3
9A6KX2
HA8FK2
YO5PVZ2
LZ5I2
EI0W2
IU3BTY2
RZ3QWE2
HA0KA2
DA2025C1
RA4AR1
A42K1
DF6ON1
IU1AUG1
LY3DA1
HF spots from NA
NO6T4
ND7K4
WT3K3
AD5XD3
N9RV3
K9TI2
N4GU2
VE5SF2
W6TK2
VA2CZ2
N6ZFO2
N7DX2
W6LD2
KA5M2
KN5TX2
HF spots from AS
ZL4YL2
R3ZZ1
HS8HEX1
LX1EA1
SV9FBG1

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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