AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Twisp Police Chief Ready to Train Citizens for Emergency Response Team:

To prepare for future large-scale emergencies, Twisp Police Chief Paul Budrow says his community needs to be able to survive for three days before outside agencies come in with assistance. Last summer's fires "brought the issue into the forefront," Budrow said. Not only should every family have an emergency plan, stored water and a 72-hour "comfor... [continue]

Saturday, 20th December 2014

Radio ham helps ESA with tracking widget

Thanks to radio amateur Chip Sufitchi N2YO the European Space Agency's new satellite tracking widgets are live

X-flare on Dec. 20th

Solar activity is high. A pair of large sunspots is crossing the center of the solar disk, and both are crackling with flares

Anniversary of BBC World Service

Money Week reports the BBC Empire Service, forerunner of the BBC World Service, began broadcasting 82 years ago

Video of radio ham's images from space

The BBC report a video of the images taken by ISS astronaut Don Pettit KD5MDT has been released

ISS SSTV reception on a portable setup using RTL-SDR

Standing in a car park, I was able to successfully receive the images using a handheld 3 element 2m Yagi antenna connected to a rtl-sdr USB dongle

Post Tromelin FT4TA

FT4TA, Tromelin 2014, is over. Seven Hams made more 71,000 contacts in 9 days and a half offering for the most part of those who contacted them, a new one in their countries hunting

Past Northern Florida Section Manager Royal V. Mackey, N4ADI - SK

Past ARRL Northern Florida Section Manager Royal V. 'Roy' Mackey, N4ADI, of Winter Park, Florida, died December 5. He was 96 and had not been active as a radio amateur for several years

Propagation de K7RA

Solar activity made a strong comeback this week, with the average daily sunspot number on December 11-17 rising 57 points to 145.4 from the previous seven days, while average daily solar flux was up 28.1 points to 167.7

RTÉ's longwave service extended until 2017

RTÉ Radio 1 LW will operate a full service in 2015, with reduced hours in 2016 before working towards a full shutdown in 2017

Surrey ham radio exam success

Abdullah Al-Shackarchi M6SHK, Radio Officer, Surrey Electronics and Amateur Radio Society reports on the successful Foundation and Intermediate exam sessions

SEARS Christmas Social

VYLs On The Air

Ofcom consults on draft Annual Plan 2015/16

Special Event Stations OF9X, OH9SCL on the Air from the Land of Santa Claus

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #51 de K7RA:

How Do Drones and Commercial Aircraft Avoid Midair Collisions?

QST Celebrates Its Centennial in 2015

Russian ARISS Team Transmitting Slow-Scan TV from the ISS

YL 33: The First Female Ham Radio Operators, and their Awesome Legacy

The Dark Side of Ham Radio

Local ham radio operators provide line to Santa (Wisconsin)

DX Engineering Announces MFJ Day

Can you hear me now? (North Carolina)

Engineer to Study Ham Radio Project - Equipment Installation on Hold (Missouri)

New Element 3 (General Class) Question Pool Released

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Friday, 19th December 2014

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Friday, 19th December 2014

The Bear's Mouth

The Big Bear Amateur Radio Club will celebrate 40 years of service to Big Bear Valley in 2015. Club members are licensed amateur radio operators ...

Thursday, 18th December 2014

Ham radio towers stolen in Effort - Pocono Record

Ham radio towers stolen in EffortPocono Record15, 2014 @ 1:37 pm. Sometime between Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, someone stole two ham radio communication towers from an Upper Valley Road property in Effort. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 570-646-2271. poconorecord.com. Writer.... [continue]

Wednesday, 17th December 2014

Transcript Digest

FCC amateur radio license seven-week course 6:30-9 p.m. begins Jan. 15, Salvation Army, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord. Class free; $7 materials, ...

YL 33: The First Female Ham Radio Operators, and their Awesome Legacy - The Mary Sue

The Mary SueYL 33: The First Female Ham Radio Operators, and their Awesome LegacyThe Mary SueAlthough enthusiasm for ham radio as the medium of choice for hobbyists, veterans, and emergency responders hasn't waned much over the last fifty or so years, the hobby is making a strong resurgence as aspiring makers acknowledge radio's contributio... [continue]

Ham radio towers stolen in Effort - Pocono Record

Ham radio towers stolen in EffortPocono Record15, 2014 @ 1:37 pm. Sometime between Nov. 30 and Dec. 7, someone stole two ham radio communication towers from an Upper Valley Road property in Effort. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 570-646-2271. poconorecord.com. Writer.... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
RX3DLH18071.0 R100DA 1149R1
IW1DQS14250.0 HA8FY/P 1149HA
W3LPL7024.0 YB2HM 1149YB
EA4DP7118.0 EA4MY/P 1149EA
EB5JTK7150.0 EA5IIC 1149EA
CE2SQE21275.0 VR2XMT 1149VR
PD3TG28453.4 VU3KPL 1148VU
EA1IQM7133.0 EC1DD/P 1148EC
IW2EVH14212.1 PA6YOTA 1148PA
EA4DP7118.0 EA4MY/P 1148EA
R1AR24892.0 TC9SAM 1148TC
EA3HPX21244.0 PA1H/P 1148PA
SM2VJX21405.0 SE2014ECC 1148SE
ON8BAK28390.0 F4FVH 1148F
EA1IPH7087.0 EA5IDL/P 1148EA
EA7GHI7000.0 EA5WP/P 1148EA
HG0NGT21068.4 TF3AO 1148TF
9A5N28411.0 PU8WKM 1148PU
HB9TTK28500.0 HB9TTK 1148HB
ON5EL21300.0 VK1MA 1147VK1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
SE2014ECC9
OF9X9
EC1DD/P6
EA4MY/P6
UE55RW5
EA5URY/P5
EA5WP/P5
HA8FY/P4
PA6YOTA4
EA5ES/P4
VK1MA3
SH2014ECC3
IZ5GST/P3
UE55IV3
OH9SCL3
HF spots from NA
W1AW/KH63
W1AW/43
YB8TK2
VE1ZZ2
BG2AUE2
W1AW/32
HP3AK1
UA2FL1
SM1IRS1
HT5T1
K1ZM1
IZ7DOK1
YB2HM1
AA1K1
9V1YC1
HF spots from AS
R90WOB2
SV3GLL1
A61DJ1
9A4U1
9V1YC1
DL3ZZA1
J400EG1
F6FDR1
IS0GQX1
JA0JHQ/VK9N1
UN6P1
OE2XIL1
R8LA1
IK2UEX1
RX3AP1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 203, A-index: 9

Report issued 2014 Dec 21 0910 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Dec 21, 2014120203 C1.3
Dec 20, 2014156203 C1.2
Dec 19, 2014168216 C1.4
Dec 18, 2014154213 C1.2
Dec 17, 2014169192 B9.2
Dec 09, 201477133 B5.7
Dec 08, 201458133 B5.6
Dec 07, 201473132 B6.9
Dec 06, 201497129 B5.2
Dec 05, 2014137137 B7.1
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