AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

QSO Today Podcast -- EP 27 -- KK4WW:

Amateur Radio opened many doors for David Larsen, KK4WW, that began in high school, followed by the US Navy, a front row seat to the burgeoning computer industry, a career at Virginia Tech, World travel, and a visit to the White House. David joins Eric, 4Z1UG, in his QSO Today to discuss his ham radio life and all of the wonderful opport... [continue]

Saturday, 31st January 2015

ARNewsline(tm) Report 1950 -- Jan 30 2015:

The following is a QST. Radio politics in Thailand has ham radio caught in the middle; two more world-circling pico balloons are launched from Australia; the ARRL announces some DXCC and VHF contest rules changes; South Africa HAMNET assists in mountain rescue; ham radio featured on New York City "Save A Life" television program, and amateur radio... [continue]

Seeking New Usenet Newsgroup Moderators:

The moderation teams of the rec.radio.amateur.moderated and rec.radio.info newsgroups on Usenet are seeking additional qualified people to serve as moderators.

OZ90IARU

Celebration of 90 years with International Amateur Radio Union SPECIAL EVENT CALL OZ9ØIARU On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of IARU, Danish radio amateurs will be QRV with a special event call, OZ9ØIARU, in the period from January 1st until December 31st, 2015 All bands inclusive WARC-bands and all modes may be used. Exceptions are cros... [continue]

Chelmsford Talk: Probing the Northern Lights

Ever worked aurora, but don't know what it really is/does? On Tuesday, Feb 3 a talk by Dr Brendan Goodbody will cover how observations and science of the aurora have developed over time

ARTSAT2:DESPATCH 3D Printed QSL Card

The ARTSAT2:DESPATCH team have sent a a 3D printed QSL card to Michał Zawada SQ5KTM and the Polish team to confirm their reception of the amateur radio signal from the FO-81 spacecraft at a distance of 2,715,228 km from Earth

CQ-DATV 20 Magazine out now

CQ-DATV 20 the free ATV magazine is available for download

David Chamberlain, W7DSC, named CQ Magazine Advertising Manager

CQ Communications President Richard Ross, K2MGA, has announced the appointment of David Chamberlain, W7DSC, as CQ magazine's new Director of Advertising and Marketing

New Scientist: Race to put internet into orbit

New Scientist magazine interviews radio amateur James Cutler KF6RFX as part of their story on plans to launch hundreds of Internet satellites into a 1200 km orbit

Propagation de K7RA

Average daily sunspot numbers for the January 22-28 period rose from 61.9 on the previous seven days to 89.1. Average daily solar flux rose from 126.2 to 136.8 over the same period

Muns the word

The San Jose Mercury News interviews Muns Vineyard owner Ed Muns W0YK about his hobby of amateur radio

Ham Radio Enthusiasts Will Examine Kit Built Ham Radio Live via 'Skype':

The ARRL Letter, January 29, 2015

Breaking news: Fcc inaugurates paperless amateur radio licensing february 17

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #5 de K7RA:

SSTV Transmissions Scheduled from the International Space Station:

CQ-DATV 20 the Free ATV Magazine is Now Available:

Participation in ARRL Centennial On-the-Air Events Exceeds All Expectations

March Issue of The American Legion Magazine to Feature Amateur Radio

SSTV transmissions from ISS

Rare Navassa DXpedition imminent

New propagation film for clubs

Machine generated mode rule change

New repeater for East Yorkshire group

Also in GB2RS this week…

Rallies and Events News – 1 February 2015

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Sunday, 4th January 2015

Dongle RTL2832U + R820T tuned 28Mhz CW mode 10mt HamRadio Band

"Set HD mode" SDR# SDRSharp Receiving signals CW with the Dongle RTL2832U+R820T, on the 10 meter band Ham radio 28Mhz -Receiver: dongle RTL2832u+R820T 24-180...

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NEWSPAPERS

Friday, 30th January 2015

Satellite Ham Radio (HamSat)

HamSat is part of the Sat series of applications (ISS, HamSat and ProSat) and is a visualization/utility application that allows Ham Radio operators ...

A close call with Al Capone

Something that might be of interest to amateur radio operators, or Morse Code buffs, Jim's Dad could copy the Morse Code in his head at 35 wpm.

Wednesday, 28th January 2015

Snowfall totals: Who is getting what from blizzard

FALMOUTH 19.0 718 AM 1/27 HAM RADIO HARWICH 18.0 722 AM 1/27 HAM RADIO SANDWICH 18.0 615 AM 1/27 HAM RADIO SOUTH DENNIS ...

LETTERS: Comment boards became cesspool

However, I completely stopped commenting when people started insulting my then 8-year-old son, as he became the youngest licensed amateur radio ...

Monday, 26th January 2015

Readers Weigh In

As a long-time radio hobbyist, amateur radio operator and telematics system engineer in the OEM automotive field, I too think AM radio needs drastic ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
9Z4BM50110.0 S01WS 0019S0
K9NZ3790.0 CU7MD 0018CU
PY1AX7143.0 PY1AA 0018PY1
RX3AGD3767.5 OO7W 0018OO
ND7J7160.0 TC3P 0018TC
KR6C24896.1 DS3HWS 0018DS
OO7J3747.0 OP4K 0018OP
KG7KSJ21285.0 KP4RV 0017KP4
DF0ER3737.0 OR7R 0017OR
K1FE7160.0 TC3P 0017TC
YV4DHS7070.0 CO6GU 0016CO
ND4X24895.0 LU1YT 0016LU
UA0LOF28121.0 KH6Z 0016KH6
5P7XJ5403.5 EA5RU 0016EA
CS7AFP3790.0 CU7MD 0016CU
W6ENZ24904.9 ZL7/JA0JHQ 0016ZL7
PT9ZE50111.0 LU9HH 0016LU
NQ2F7157.0 ON6BR 0016ON
WD9HDM21285.0 KP4RV 0016KP4
HI3LFE1826.0 HI3LFE 0016HI

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
SU9VB4
6Y5JH4
OP4K3
4X6TT3
CT1ASM3
OR5T3
J6/SP7TF2
ON3AR2
SN40KRF2
4J6RO2
DK0WK2
OR7R2
CU7MD2
OR1Z2
EA5RU1
HF spots from NA
FK8IK5
CY0/VA1AXC5
SU9VB3
VR2KF3
4U1WB3
KP4RV3
CX8DS3
TG9GJG3
JE8AGX3
TG9AHM3
LZ5K2
LU1YT2
ZL7/JA0JHQ2
ON6BR2
BX4AG2
HF spots from AS
HI3TEJ3
KP4RV2
TI5/N3KS2
W0IZ1
KH6Z1
TG9A1
VR2XMT1
CO6LC1
JH8RJS1
ZL3TE1
LW5ER1
TG9AHM1
K3Y/KL71
KH6/VE7AHA1
HK3W1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 154, A-index: 12

Report issued 2015 Jan 31 2105 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jan 31, 2015193154 B8.6
Jan 30, 2015181159 B9.4
Jan 29, 2015140165 B9.5
Jan 28, 2015119159 B9.6
Jan 27, 2015110145 B7.0
Jan 26, 201565147 B4.3
Jan 25, 201557127 B3.6
Jan 24, 201570125 B4.1
Jan 23, 201563121 B4.5
Jan 22, 201550120 B6.0
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