AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Keeping the spectrum clean

The radio communications consultancy LS telcom held its 24th annual spectrum summit on 3 July 2019 and invited the IARU to participate in a panel session, Keeping the Spectrum Clean. The IARU was represented by Barry Lewis, G4SJH, who is the RSGB Microwave Manager. He summarised the impact of the increase in man-made noise observed […]

Friday, 19th July 2019

G5RP Trophy nominations sought

The G5RP Trophy is an annual award to encourage newcomers to HF DXing. The award is not limited to youngsters or the newly-licensed; it is open to any one who has recently discovered and made significant progress in HF DXing. If you are an established HF DXer and want to recommend some one to be […]

Ian White, GM3SEK to speak at the RSGB Convention

The RSGB 2019 Convention takes place in Milton Keynes from 11 to 13 October 2019. Ian White, GM3SEK will present Clean Up Your Shack—Revisited. This is sure to be a popular talk, as there have been around 7,000 views on the RSGB YouTube channel of Ian’s 2015 talk. To book weekend packages or day tickets […]

New video: ‘Overview of the Icom IC-9700 SDR VHF/UHF Transceiver’

Following on from our initial ‘Introduction to the IC-9700 VHF/UHF/1200 MHz Base Station SDR Transceiver’ video, we have put together a more in-depth, video called ‘Overview of the Icom IC-9700 SDR VHF/UHF Transceiver’

Cuban FT8 user CO8LY records more than 60000 contacts

Cuban radio amateur Eduardo Somoano CO8LY has made more than 60000, yes, sixty thousand FT8 contacts, and requested applications for many awards and diplomas using the log of his FT8 contacts

2m band robbery high-visibility vest

Veron have designed a formidable vest that can be put on virtually

The Space Weather Woman

A Cycle 25 Storm Launch and Aurora Highlights - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

New URL for RSGB Trainer information

The RSGB provides a resources page aimed at those involved in training new radio amateurs

Radio ham in Golden Book of World Records

The New Indian Express reports that radio amateur Sanil Deep VU3SIO has been Controller of the BC-DX Net, aimed at shortwave broadcast station dxers, since 1990. The net meets every Sunday on 7085 kHz

Call for nominations for the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame

Radio Amateurs of Canada recognizes deserving Amateurs by appointments to the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. A Call for Nominations is issued annually in the July/August issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine

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

Centenarian Radio Amateur’s Efforts Helped Pave the Way to the Moon

The Doctor Will See You Now!

Tony's 10m Band Report

Dutch 2 meter propagation experiment on local television

Call for nominations for the RAC Amateur of the Year Award

Amateur Radio Kids Day in Elizabeth

Manchester radio hams take up story of Peterloo Massacre

Radiation doubles around the Moon

MP uses Morse code to wish happy birthday to GCHQ

Joanna Lumley to host 40th Anniversary event for Transglobe expedition - powered by HF radio

Award for Top Homebrew Designers in Amateur Radio Announced

ARRL Board to Meet on July 19 – 20

26 Portuguese amateur radio clubs united against 144-146-MHz reallocation

New WSJT-X with FT4 released

No consensus reached for FCC on 'Symbol Rate' issues

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

Friday, 19th July 2019

TV and radio listings: July 19 - The Washington Post

TV and radio listings: July 19  The Washington PostMLB. 2 p.m. San Diego at Chicago Cubs » MLB Network. 7 p.m. Washington at Atlanta » MASN2, WJFK (106.7 FM), WFED (1500 AM). 7 p.m. Boston at ...... [continue]

Freeport library to host talk on Apollo 11 - Lewiston Sun Journal

Freeport library to host talk on Apollo 11  Lewiston Sun JournalFREEPORT — Freeport Community Library's resident Science Guy is back. Jon Wallace will discuss the Apollo 11 mission in honor of its 50th anniversary.

How a Louisville man eavesdropped on Neil Armstrong's historic Apollo 11 moon landing - Courier Journal

How a Louisville man eavesdropped on Neil Armstrong's historic Apollo 11 moon landing  Courier JournalOn July 20, 1969, while America gathered around fuzzy, black-and-white televisions to watch the first moon landing, Larry Baysinger was listening in to the ...... [continue]

What’s happening Friday in the north valley - Chico Enterprise-Record

What’s happening Friday in the north valley  Chico Enterprise-RecordTailgate Food Giveaway, Los Molinos: 9 a.m.-noon. Food distributed while supplies last. Program open to all low-income Tehama County residents in need of ...

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #28: - eHam.net

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #28:  eHam.netZCZC AE28 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 28 ARLD028 >From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT July 18, 2019. To all radio amateurs. SB DX ARL ARLD028

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
ZW3FL28450.0 PU3ELH 0019PU
DO2HQS28500.0 DL2RMM 0018DL
DO1LR28455.0 DO1KRT 0010DO
DC2CT28470.0 CT1BOL 0002CT
F-115797100.0 F5NLX/P 0007F
SO5O3724.0 SP5KVW 1529SP
4Z5CP50313.0 SV2CXW 1529SV
IK8IOO18145.0 1A0C 15291A
KC4NX144285.0 WA1ZMS/B 1529WA1
WA3TLT18100.0 SP7TF 1529SP
9A6IV10136.0 R7AZ 1529R7
K4MJA50314.0 W3LL 1529W3
M1KMC21024.0 1A0C 15281A
K4MJA50314.0 W4IMD 1528W4
SP9OJM3710.0 SP8DY 1528SP
EA2BV14024.0 RQ9O 1528RQ9
EA2DT7090.0 1A0C 15281A
F6HTJ50406.0 SV2JAO/B 1528SV
KN4DLS14297.0 K2PMD 1528K2
VA3ROC14075.1 WA2HIP 1528WA2

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
1A0C15
RU5D/6/M4
RI0BC3
OH5Z2
SP8DY2
LA8HGA2
RQ9O1
R2ALE/M1
VU1A1
IK2NBW/P1
F8DGY1
4X1RU1
IW3HEL1
R2AA1
R7AZ1
HF spots from NA
K2PMD2
N1KSC2
N5NXZ1
OK1WCF1
K8MC1
SP7TF1
K6VVA/KL71
W5MT1
4X1RU1
WA2HIP1
HF spots from AS
5T5PA1
RQ9O1
RI0BC1
1A0C1
RX9SN/P1

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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