AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Satellite Talk at EMF 2016 Guildford

Radio amateur Dave Rowntree 2E0DRV, the drummer in the rock-band Blur, will be giving a presentation and demonstration of amateur radio satellite communications at the Electromagnetic Field event EMF 2016

Wednesday, 27th July 2016

Over The Horizon Radar

TARG's radar expert Andy Tyler, G1GKN, will present a talk about Over The Horizon Radar (OTHR) and how it impacts on our hobby

UK ham radio Tutors' Newsletter

The July 2016 edition of the free amateur radio training Tutors' Newsletter is now available for free download

Pirate radio takes to the waves once again with special programme of shows

Pirate radio will once again be taking to the waves in Harwich as Radio Mi Amigo broadcasts a special nine-day programme of shows

2016 Perseid Meteor Shower: peak dates approaching

The Perseid Meteor Shower, expected to have an outburst in 2016, will peak around mid-August yielding anywhere between 150-200 meteors per hour

Early lunar tests and ham radio contacts

In 1944 the first EME echoes were received on 564 MHz by German Würzmann radar according to an article by Dr. Ing. W. Stepp

Ham Radio: Breaking Hobby Stereotypes

A new edition of the Ham Radio 360 podcast features Sara Tibbetts KD2GTM

Past AMSAT President Doug Loughmiller, W5BL, SK - ARRL

ARRLPast AMSAT President Doug Loughmiller, W5BL, SKARRLLoughmiller was probably best known in recent years as a high-altitude Amateur Radio ballooning enthusiast, and he evangelized on that topic at the ARRL Centennial Convention in 2014 as well as at Dayton Hamvention®. He was the co-moderator of the ...... [continue]

Petaluman Shares Love of Skies, Safety:

On the western outskirts of Petaluma lies 1.3 acres of land that houses several telescopes, an observatory with retracting roof, separate moon, vegetable and flower gardens, a ham radio station with enhanced emergency frequency antennae and a G-scale model train layout complete with water features, landscaping, trestles and hundreds of feet of tra... [continue]

Sun Blasts Out 2016's Strongest Flare (Video):

The sun fired off its strongest solar flare of 2016 during an active weekend that saw three eruptions from the star's surface. The uptick in solar activity occurred overnight on Friday and Saturday (July 22 and 23) when the sun unleashed three relatively moderate solar flares, all of which were captured on video by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observator... [continue]

Ham Talk Live #24 -- Log Analysis NV9L:

Coming up Thursday at 9 pm Eastern on Ham Talk Live! this week, Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L, has rescheduled to be here to talk DXing and Contesting! Val gave a presentation on log analysis at Contest University this year, and she is going to share some of her knowledge with you and answer your DXing and contesting questions - including how to an... [continue]

Everything Ham Radio Podcast -- Mobile Radios:

Everything Ham Radio Podcast -- Mobile Radios: - eHam.net

THE FRC CELEBRATED THEIR 50th ANNIVERSARY

Past AMSAT President Doug Loughmiller, W5BL, SK

AA0ZZ Wins July QST Cover Plaque Award

Everything Ham Radio Podcast ep 28 - Mobile Radios

UK Astronaut Tim Peake, KG5BVI/GB1SS, Heads Ham Contingent to 10 Downing Street

100 Watts and a Wire: Episode 55 is posted

Belarus radio hams get 50 watts on 5 MHz

Radio Theory Handbook Beginner to Advanced

Satellite Beginners Session in Guildford

HamRadioNow: DCC Kickstarter Promo

Radio waves: Classic communication can save lives

IARU Band Plan Changes from 1 June 2016

St Albans Student Brought Down to Earth for Meeting with Astronaut Tim Peak

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Sunday, 3rd May 2015

Ankur Puranik Ham Radio IBN Lokmat

How hams of Disaster Amateur Radio Emergency Services set up a direct communication like between Mantralaya in Mumbai with disaster affected Nepal. We helped resolve many cases. For more ...

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Monday, 25th July 2016

Amateur Radio Related Uses for the Raspberry Pi [Slides]

I presented on amateur-radio-related uses for the Raspberry Pi this evening at my local club, the River City Amateur Radio Communications Society.

John Garman

Honorary pallbearers include Montgomery Amateur Radio Club members, and faculty and staff of Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of ...

Friday, 22nd July 2016

Radio operators having a Field Day!

Mark Yueckes of Ladner makes contact with a fellow ham radio operator from Texas during the Delta Amateur Radio Society's annual Field Day last ...

The Original Social Network

It's the Calvert Amateur Radio Association (CARA, call sign K3CAL), preparing for Field Day 2016. Field Day is an annual exercise, sponsored by the ...

Morningside's Holck is runner-up at Iowa Amateur

Morningside's Cody Holck made a standout showing at one of the biggest golf tournaments in the state of Iowa when he finished as the runner-up at ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
IT9VDQ14039.0 F5IN 1319F
WO3T21273.0 HF2SDM 1319HF
SP6DRT28455.0 IZ8GNR 1319I
OR2R14201.0 LY2PX 1319LY
EA4BAS50150.0 DG9FC 1319DG
IW2IGO7174.0 IT9AAK/P 1319IT9
N2SO7031.9 N4YDU 1319N4
PA1EJO28455.0 IZ8GNR 1319I
NW0W50130.0 WA1GFN 1319WA1
NW0W50077.8 N2GHR/B 1318N2
NW0W50074.9 NL7XM/B 1318NL
EC5BYB7145.0 EA3TO/P 1318EA
9A1AA7174.0 IT9AAK/P 1317IT9
NW0W50068.6 K2ZD/B 1317K2
IZ0ARL7174.0 IT9AAK/P 1317IT9
NW0W50064.5 N1VVV/B 1317N1
NW0W50066.5 WA1OJB/B 1317WA1
N8UUP50071.0 W3DOG/B 1317W3
IW0BET7174.0 IT9AAK/P 1317IT9
NW0W50062.5 K1MS/B 1317K1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
GS8VL5
IM0/IK1TTD5
SQ5GLB/24
IT9AAK/P4
IS0GGA3
SV5/G4DJX3
RG16CW3
OK/DG7DBN2
HF0F2
OJ0B2
W0VTT2
5R8BC2
SV2CNE/P2
IZ8GNR2
4S7VG2
HF spots from NA
OJ0B3
RG6A/P2
K5AX1
DU7ET1
F5IN1
BV7RR1
N4YDU1
N5DX1
RM2D1
E21EJC1
F6HKA1
K4BAI1
K1GU1
7Z1HL1
RD16CW1
HF spots from AS
RM16CW4
RQ16CW2
RD16CW1
SV8/HG0R1
LA1MFA1
T2COW1
R7KM1
OH2IPA/M1
RZ16FQ1
RA9OEW1
RI1AND1
R70LWA1
HS0ZCH1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 74, A-index: 5
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 Jul 27 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 27, 2016074 A7.8
Jul 26, 2016074 B1.3
Jul 25, 20161674 B3.5
Jul 24, 20163482 B4.0
Jul 23, 20163686 B2.5
Jul 22, 2016490 B4.1
Jul 21, 201656100 B2.8
Jul 20, 201658108 B2.6
Jul 19, 201668101 B2.4
Jul 18, 201651107 B3.4
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