AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

USS Shenandoah Special Event:

In commemoration of the crash of the US Navy Dirigible ZR-71, the USS Shenandoah, the Noble County Amateur Radio Club, NC8OH will be hosting a spent station on Sunday Sept 6th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT on 20 Meters at or around 14.255 MHz or 40 Meters at or around 7.225 MHz depending on propagation of the bands.

Thursday, 3rd September 2015

Nominations Open for the George Hart Distinguished Service Award

The ARRL is accepting nominations for the George Hart Distinguished Service Award. The deadline to receive nominations and supporting materials is November 1. The award honors long-time ARRL Communications Manager George Hart, W1NJM (SK), the chief developer of the National Traffic System (NTS). Hart died in 2013 at the age of 99.Established by the... [continue]

FO-29 Satellite Contact Claims Distance Record

Dave Swanson, KG5CCI, of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Christophe Lucas, F4CQA, in Trouy, France, appear to have set a new contact distance record on the FO-29 satellite. The contact occurred on August 27 at 1732 UTC.“This was not a scheduled contact,” Swanson explained. “I simply answered Christophe’s CQ. I knew it was a good contact at the t... [continue]

Participants at Oklahoma Conference Get “Healthy Exposure” to Amateur Radio

ARRL Oklahoma Section Manager Lloyd Colston, KC5FM, said participants in two programs during the annual Oklahoma Emergency Management Conference in Norman came away with “a health exposure to Amateur Radio.” The conference took place August 17-20.James Spann, WO4W, kicked off the conference with a live-audience presentation of the popular “We... [continue]

TX Factor Show - Ham Radio Essex-style!

In episode 9, the TX Factor Show team visit Essex to report on the work of Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS), Essex Repeater Group, Essex Raynet and Essex Ham

Techniques of the Best Operators

This HamRadioNow video is of Mitch Stern W1SJ's presentation given at the 2015 Dayton Hamvention

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

Another rotten week on 10m. Some DX about but very few stations to work them. Pick of the bunch: 7Q7BP (Malawi), VP8LP (Falklands), C81AK (Mozambique) and YW5Z (Los Testigos, Venezuela)

Beijing may do three ham radio sat launches

Beijing is thought to be planning three separate launches of satellites carrying amateur radio payloads in the next few weeks

EURAO, new stakeholder of CEPT

Since this summer, hams have another way to submit their needs and comments to the CEPT, the body in charge of coordination between Telecom Administrations

QSO Today - Glenn Elmore N6GN

The book, SOS at Midnight, by Walker Tompkins, inspired Glenn Elmore, N6GN, to become an amateur radio operator

Malta Digital Repeater update

The first DMR repeater in Malta has been operating for some time and now has a new callsign

Bletchley Park documentary

CQ-DATV 27 free magazine

QCWA Recognizes 105-Year-Old Radio Amateur’s 90 Years of Hamming

The ARRL September VHF Contest Beckons!

$50SAT Goes Silent

Jamboree On The Air 2015 Station Registration is Open

Trio Launched to ISS Includes Two Radio Amateurs

ARRL supports maximum flexibility for Amateur use of new 2200 and 630 meter bands

Lessons from the draft UK regulations for CubeSats

156 years ago, a solar superstorm

Llanelli radio hams and Help For Heroes

HI HI: LOL of the 19th century ?

Powerful ham experience on VHF, UHF and SHF based on a huge dish antenna, located in Portugal

Katrina anniversary – Senator thanks radio amateurs

Nepal disaster recovery helped by radio amateurs

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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NEWSPAPERS

Thursday, 3rd September 2015

Amateur radio classes offered

XENIA — The Greene County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (GCARES) group will offer amateur radio license classes starting Sept. 13. Classes ...

Tuzeneu Named Staff Engineer for BBN

... Broadcast Engineers and has a general radiotelephone operators license as well as an Extra Class Amateur distinction for amateur radio licensing.

Radio broadcast tells sub's WWII story

He and a fellow amateur radio operator, Don Whitney, also of the Kansas City, Kan., area, traveled to North Little Rock to broadcast from the ...

Around Town for Wednesday, Sept. 2

Juneau Amateur Radio Club, noon-1 p.m., Safeway Deli. All welcome. Details: 789-3431. Capital Toastmasters of Juneau, 12:05-12:55 p.m., Alaska ...

Wednesday, 2nd September 2015

Dr. Larry J. Helzer, DVM

Dr. Helzer was also a member of the Mount Vernon Amateur Radio Club (MVARC) where his call sign was AA8WP. He was proud of his travels ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
LA7DFA14014.0 PJ4/PA3BWK 2118PJ4
EG9SDC10140.6 SV2ROC 2118SV
UY2LT14071.9 CU7AJ 2118CU
LA7DFA14014.0 PJ4/PA3PWK 2118PJ4
R0CAF14035.6 R0CM/0 2118R0
EG1SDC3518.0 EG1SDC 2118EG
RM4D7021.0 RA7KW/P 2118RA7
SM6GBM7020.9 RA7KW/P 2117RA7
IU7EDW14310.0 9Z4FI 21179Z
UR5EH14014.0 PJ4/PA3BWK 2117PJ4
PE1IWT70021.0 OZ7IGY 2117OZ
HL2WA10113.0 EW1TZ 2116EW
NS3L14014.0 PJ4/PA3BWK 2116PJ4
PU2MTQ28400.0 BRASIL 2116BR
JA6GGD10104.0 EM9WFF/P 2115EM
W3RMS14086.5 C31MF 2115C3
EA7IXM7110.1 EA0RIP 2115EA
EA3HKY7120.0 EH3VCE 2115EH
IK1TNU7142.0 9M2IDJ 21159M2
R9LI-814013.0 R100DI 2115R1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
ZD7FT6
Z36T5
SV8/IZ4JMA5
EG1SDC4
9M2IDJ4
EH3VCE4
9Z4FI4
3B9FR3
DS4AOW3
YU45AF3
II2EXPO3
VU2PHD3
R9LM2
EA7JMO2
EA7YV2
HF spots from NA
EA8MT4
C31MF3
TF/K2HVN3
TM200EN3
TU7HA3
PJ4/PA3BWK2
UT7HA2
OZ3BEN2
T77C2
A45XR2
S57DX2
HP1IBF2
W8G2
EM9WFF/P2
OE6MBG1
HF spots from AS
RT9K/03
DK1NO2
9M2IDJ2
V51B2
LY779QT2
A71FJ2
DS4AOW1
EM9WFF/P1
SV8/IZ4JMA1
RA7KW/P1
CE2SDC/11
FK8DD/M1
R100DI1
Z36T1
F6GHG1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 88, A-index: 7
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2015 Sep 03 1810 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Sep 03, 20154188 B1.8
Sep 02, 2015490 B2.1
Sep 01, 20155089 B2.8
Aug 31, 20155091 B3.5
Aug 30, 20155092 B4.5
Aug 29, 201552100 B5.7
Aug 28, 201546109 B4.8
Aug 27, 201545110 B6.5
Aug 26, 201561126 B4.9
Aug 25, 201571121 B6.2
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