AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

When A Sleepy California Town Was At The Center of War in the Pacific:

The newsmen ignored the Japanese bombs shaking seventy-five feet of rock above their heads. It was June 1940, and a team of Chinese and Western broadcasters continued their reports from a tunnel beneath Chongqing, China's wartime capital, the "world's most bombed city." Seven thousand miles away, in Ventura, a dentist woke early to listen to their... [continue]

Saturday, 19th April 2014

Successful launch of KickSat carrying 104 Sprite satellites

kicksat.jpgSuccessful launch of KickSat carrying 104 Sprite satellites Five CubeSats including KicksSat which carries 104 Sprite satellites on 437 MHz, were successfully launched on the SpaceX CRS-3 mission on Friday, April 18 at 19:25:22 UT The CubeSats Kick... [continue]

Ofcom 27 MHz CB and 915 MHz Consultations

Ofcom 27 MHz CB and 915 MHz Consultations Ofcom has published a public consultation on draft regulations, the Wireless Telegraphy (Exemption and Amendment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and a Decision to make the Wireless Telegraphy (Mobile Communications Services on Aircraft) (Exemption) Regulations 2014 ... [continue]

GB0CMS in Caister, Norfolk to take part in IMD again

Norfolk's radio hams will once again be trying to contact other amateurs around the world from Caister on Saturday 26 April 2014 as part of the International Marconi Day celebrations. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station with the callsign GB0CMS

Long duration balloon launched from Silverstone

A long duration foil balloon transmitting on 434.500 MHz USB was launched on Friday, April 18 from Silverstone by radio amateur Leo Bodnar M0XER

Successful launch of KickSat carrying 104 Sprite satellites

Five CubeSats including KicksSat which carries 104 Sprite satellites on 437 MHz, were successfully launched on the SpaceX CRS-3 mission on Friday, April 18 at 19:25:22 UT

RAYNET and Direction Finding at Skills Workshop

This month's free amateur radio Skills Workshop takes place in Danbury, Essex on Monday, April 21 at 7pm

Ham Radio club provides critical communication for marathon

CBS reports on amateur radio involvement in the Boston Marathon which takes place Monday, April 21

A weekend with Marconi

In his Youth Spark! blog Jordan Cummins EI4HLB reports on the upcoming activation of Mizen Head for IMD next weekend

Ofcom active in Somerset

The Somerset County Gazette reports that Ofcom have taken action against a suspected pirate station in Taunton

Secret Nuclear Bunker on the air

The Essex Secret Nuclear Bunker amateur radio station GB0SNB should be on the air this weekend from Saturday morning until Sunday afternoon

Amateur Radio World Castles Award

WPI Ham Radio Club Provides Critical Communication for Marathon:

Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Volunteers Take Part in Tsunami Preparedness Exercise

VIDEO: How to Setup a Raspberry PI with DVAP to Access D-STAR

Free Log4OM Logging software NEW Easter release

Amateur Radio Newsline™ Report 1914 – April 18, 2014

The ARRL Letter, April 17, 2014

World Amateur Radio Day W8R Special Event Station

Are We Headed Into Another Maunder Minimum?

Hollister Recognized by State for Years of Volunteer Work:

ARNewsline Report 1914 -- April 18 2014:

Ham Nation show changes

TX Factor: Youngsters On The Air 2014

Ofcom 27 MHz CB and 915 MHz Consultations

Excalibur Ham Radio Satellite Antenna

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Thursday, 17th April 2014

EA1AUS HamRadio - Shack (Jan-2011)

Bienvenido a mi cuarto de radio... Welcome to my radio shack ... EA1AUS, Javier - Salamanca - IN70dx.

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Saturday, 19th April 2014

Marathon 'hams' took on vital role after Marathon bombings

Manchester native Harrison Williams, now a junior at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, was at his ham radio command post in Brookline on April 15 of ...

Amateur radio operators play important role

With severe weather season right around the corner, amateur radio operators may be the only form of communication when disaster strikes.

Friday, 18th April 2014

Class begins Sunday in Newport for amateur radio operators

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office Department of Emergency Management announced this week that a class is being offered for people interested in ...

Thursday, 17th April 2014

Hollister recognized by state for years of volunteer work

On Monday, speaking from the Cochise Amateur Radio Association facility on Moson Road, Hollister said his natural fascination with radios as a teen ...

Wednesday, 16th April 2014

Amateur radio making waves

At the weekend's Ipswich exhibition, members demonstrated how amateur radio works, as well as showing curious visitors how to get involved.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
LY7Z14255.0 W1AW/5 1449W1
LZ1PM3750.0 LZ1KAA 1449LZ
AA6WH14280.0 BY3TY 1449BY
LZ3FM3747.0 LZ2WO 1449LZ
HB9FAX14195.0 9V1RN 14499V
PY2NA28031.0 PY3KN 1449PY3
F5JVP7015.0 TM29UFT 1449TM
SA6BWZ7095.0 ON4LL/P 1449ON
IT9BYG18158.0 ON3FZT 1449ON
DG6DCB21275.0 IT9WKU 1449IT9
LZ1PM3751.6 LZ2JA 1449LZ
ON8ON24925.0 A60WARD 1449A6
NO0L10104.0 W1WA/0 1449W1
XE2TPJ14076.0 W0TDT 1448W0
LZ1PM3760.0 LZ2VU 1448LZ
VE2FK14018.5 W9ILY 1448W9
SP2SV7162.0 HF0JP2S 1448HF
VE2FK14026.0 NW2K 1448NW2
F4BAL21071.4 LA5SNA 1448LA
WQ5O28001.8 YS1/NP3J 1448YS

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
DU1/JA3FJE4
ZF35LC4
4Z4KX3
R1934G3
ON4LL/P3
PR3A3
TM29UFT3
YD1GCL3
T77BL2
DN2VHF2
LX1AX2
UA2FL2
HL5BMX2
EA3TO/P2
PQ9M2
HF spots from NA
W1AW/54
YC2SBG2
YS1/NP3J2
BY4BBS2
CX5CBA2
HK1N2
N2MM2
BG4OGO2
NW2K2
BY3TY2
OM2VL2
7X3WPL1
KP3FT/B1
RA3NC1
ZF35LC1
HF spots from AS
W1AW/53
LX1AX2
BA7IO1
BY1HAM1
JT1CS1
BY3TY1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 172, A-index: 8
Radio blackouts reaching the R2 level occurred.
Report issued 2014 Apr 19 1210 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Apr 19, 2014263172 B8.1
Apr 18, 2014296172 B8.1
Apr 17, 2014245179 B8.7
Apr 16, 2014149184 B5.8
Apr 15, 2014105162 B6.0
Apr 14, 201495150 B4.4
Apr 13, 201474137 B5.7
Apr 12, 201483136 B6.2
Apr 11, 201478138 B8.0
Apr 10, 201495137 B5.1
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