AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

GAREC 2014 a huge success

GAREC 2014 a huge success The Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communication (GAREC) conference, held in Huntsville Alabama USA, shared many informative presentations, videos and discussions on recent experiences plus some media interest. Organiser Greg Sarratt W4OZK said the local television station inte... [continue]

Wednesday, 20th August 2014

Ham Radio Specialist Picked Up the Signal Early In Life:

Strange voices filled the waxy ears of young Kevin Clements. They crackled with exotic dialects and alluring unfamiliarity. They emanated from the mysterious little wood-framed box before him -- an old ham radio he'd found in the musty basement of his Cambridge home. His father Jim gave him permission to bring it up to his bedroom and run a wire a... [continue]

Kalamazoo Father and Daughter Launching Camera Into Space:

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) -- A dad and daughter from Kalamazoo are preparing to launch a camera into space! Mark and Katherine Gilbert have been working on the out-of-this-world project for nearly two years, hoping to take photos of earth from a capsule they created. The pair designed their own instrument pack, built it from the ground up a... [continue]

Radiosport and Engineering at the Olympics of Ham Radio:

I had the privilege of organizing the Seventh World Radiosport Team Championship event last month (see this page for more info, or listen to the coverage on WBUR's "Only a Game" NPR program). Many call this competition the "Olympics of Ham Radio." This event involved inviting the world's best operators to the same geographic area (in this case, th... [continue]

GB50LM Leighton Moss 50th Anniversary

On August 23rd, 24th and 25th, members of the Sands Contest Group from Morecambe, will be holding a special event station at Leighton Moss Nature Reserve at Silverdale, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Leighton Moss

GAREC 2014 a huge success

The Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communication (GAREC) conference, held in Huntsville Alabama USA, shared many informative presentations, videos and discussions on recent experiences plus some media interest

QSO Today Weekly Podcast - Ron Weaver W6OM

Join Eric, 4Z1UG, in his QSO Today with Ron, W6OM

CARS August Skills Night

The August Skills Night held by the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society saw over 40 amateurs gather to swap ideas and try something new

China Special Event

Look for special event station B4YOG to be active until August 28th. Activity is to celebrate the 2nd Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing

Operators wanted for Botswana trip

Frosty, K5LBU, has announced that the planned trip to Mozambique (C9) by Arnold, WB6OJB, and him has been canceled due to medical problems with Arnold

Andaman and Nicobar Islands DXpedition

Krish, W4VKU, will be leading a team of 10 amateur radio operators to the Andaman Islands (AS-001) and Nicobar Islands (AS-033) in the month of November. The callsign for both activations will be VU4KV

GB4JDF Special Event Station, Sunday 24 August

The QSL that was half a century in arriving!

Now Shipping: Arduino for Ham Radio by Glen Popiel, KW5GP

December YOTA month! - 2014 edition

Updated Worldwide Amateur 5 MHz Allocation Chart

Chasqui-1 Amateur Radio CubeSat Deployed from ISS:

The Wait is Over............ N1MM+ is FINALLY Available

We are Happy to Tell You, that the QRZCQ Premium is Now Available!

QSO Today Weekly Podcast, August 19 2014:

EMF 2014: It Takes an Amateur Radio Village

Chasqui-1 Amateur Radio CubeSat Deployed from ISS

Zuni Hills Students to Chat with Astronaut Aboard Space Station:

Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Set Shining Example:

Come In, Lighthouses of the World:

Sunspots 2014: Two Big Surprises:

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Wednesday, 20th August 2014

DO7PSL Ham Radio Station Syma-X5c-Flight

HamRadio Station DO7PSL Stephan Lange - Syma X5c first Flight.

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NEWSPAPERS

Monday, 18th August 2014

ZUNI HILLS STUDENTS TO CHAT WITH ASTRONAUT ABOARD SPACE STATION

Sixth-grade science teacher, Jennifer Cheesman, will lead the effort to coordinate an Amateur Radio International Space Station radio contact ...

'Hamfest' brings together amateur radio operators

The 44th annual Hamfest featured amateur radio operators. ... The event gives radio operators the chance to exchange equipment that would ...

Amateur radio enthusiasts set shining example

LEADING LIGHTS: Cradle Coast Amateur Radio Club members (from left) licensed amateur radio operators David Cleland, of Burnie, Malcolm ...

Come in, lighthouses of the world

BASED in a chart room next to the lighthouse at Flagstaff Hill, the maritime village's amateur radio group connected with other lighthouses around the ...

Sunday, 17th August 2014

Pulicat lighthouse celebrated by HAMs

Pulicat: Pulicat, a sleepy fishermen hamlet some 50 km north of Chennai, has secured a place on the world amateur radio with a group of HAM ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
M3FEH14277.0 OL150FIRE 2019OL
G1TDN21275.0 XO2C 2019XO2
PE1HXK50155.0 TF3ML/P 2019TF
KG5VK21035.0 W1AW/0 2019W1
W3LPL18084.0 FK8DD/M 2018FK
RW5F7014.2 HG25PANEU 2018HG
EA5GHD7084.0 EA5ELT 2018EA
W3BGN14045.0 W1AW/8 2018W1
W7WX18105.0 SP6IHE 2017SP
JA5AQC3799.9 OZ7OX 2017OZ
GI0UVD28505.0 PU2MTV 2017PU
RX3DTN14071.1 R12QRP/5 2017R1
LZ1QZ7022.0 LZ2KFF/P 2017LZ
SP3BGD14089.8 N8SFO 2016N8
IW7DHC14215.0 JW7XM 2016JW
9H1GB1296200.0 I8YZO 2015I
G0AZE28493.0 CP6XE 2015CP
EA1NM21076.0 PU8YPL 2015PU
G0WOU14045.0 W1AW/8OH 20158O
MM3NRX18117.0 S52WW 2015S5

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
FK8DD/M5
W2YP4
XO2C3
W1AW/83
GA4JPZ3
EA5ELT3
ER4DX2
JW7XM2
TM9FAJ2
PY7ZZ2
ZB2BU2
W8FJ2
N2MM2
SC2014ECC2
PT2AC2
HF spots from NA
W1AW/811
W1AW/06
S52WW2
OE3XMA2
EL2DT2
3A2MD1
UW7LL1
4S7KM1
I0SNY1
EA9UG1
PB2SD1
ZA1G1
ER4DX1
GI4DOH1
FK8DD/M1
HF spots from AS
DM200TSV2
SP5INQ1
R7AL/11
RC7KY1
W1AW/01
GI4DOH1
R12QRP/51
OZ7OX1
W1RM1
RA3AV/01
YB8HZ1
YT1AA1
TK/OE9MHV1
YL2014W1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 111, A-index: 16

Report issued 2014 Aug 20 1805 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Aug 20, 201484111 B2.6
Aug 19, 201492111 B2.7
Aug 18, 2014121111 B3.3
Aug 17, 201499115 B3.5
Aug 16, 2014119112 B3.3
Aug 15, 2014108113 B2.5
Aug 14, 201468103 B3.2
Aug 13, 201480103 B2.8
Aug 12, 201482104 B3.0
Aug 11, 201464105 B3.4
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