AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

THE FRC CELEBRATED THEIR 50th ANNIVERSARY

On July 15 the Cuban radio amateurs celebrated the 50th birthday of the Federation of Radio Amateurs of Cuba (FRC) in the Solemn Session of the National Council of the FRC, held at the Memorial honoring José Marti, National Hero of Cuba. There we met authorities, founding members, old and young radio amateurs from across the country. Pedro Rodríg... [continue]

Tuesday, 26th July 2016

Past AMSAT President Doug Loughmiller, W5BL, SK

Past AMSAT President and AMSAT Journal Editor Doug Loughmiller, W5BL, of McKinney, Texas, died on July 22. An ARRL Life Member, he was 60 and had been suffering from cancer.“This is very sad news,” said Al Ward, W5LUA. “He will be missed greatly.”Loughmiller was probably best known in recent years as a high-altitude Amateur Radio ballooning... [continue]

AA0ZZ Wins July QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the July 2016 QST Cover Plaque award is “The ZZRX-40 Direct Conversion 40-Meter Receiver” by Craig Johnson, AA0ZZ. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your... [continue]

Everything Ham Radio Podcast ep 28 - Mobile Radios

Howdy everyone, this is Curtis, host of the Everything Ham Radio Podcast. In my latest episode, #28, I did an interview with Alan Applegate, K0BG about tips on Mobile Radio Installations. It is packed full of information and I wanted to share it with everyone to make sure that this GREAT information reached as many people as possible! To listen t... [continue]

UK Astronaut Tim Peake, KG5BVI/GB1SS, Heads Ham Contingent to 10 Downing Street

100 Watts and a Wire: Episode 55 is posted

On this episode, Christian tackles a weekend antenna project. How did it play? Will it stay? Also, the 100 Watts and a Wire NET prepares for a return. This time, our listeners are the net control and relay stations. Strong operators needed. Are you interested? Here's your chance. We also debut the headlines from Amateur Radio Newsline with Paul... [continue]

Belarus radio hams get 50 watts on 5 MHz

The Dutch National Society VERON is reporting that Belarus now has the new 5 MHz amateur radio allocation agreed at WRC-15

Radio Theory Handbook Beginner to Advanced

Hi, this is Ron VK2DQ, manager of the Radio and Electronics School. We have produced a new handbook for amateur radio Beginner to Advanced that is not country specific

Satellite Beginners Session in Guildford

The AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium at the Holiday Inn, Guildford starts at 2pm on Friday, July 29 with a special session for newcomers to the amateur satellite world

HamRadioNow: DCC Kickstarter Promo

Gary Pearce KN4AQ is using Kickstarter to raise funds for the recording of the 2016 ARRL and TAPR Digital Communications Conference

Radio waves: Classic communication can save lives

What happens, in an emergency situation if there’s no wi-fi because the Internet and power are out, the smart phone has no signal, and the landlines are silent?

IARU Band Plan Changes from 1 June 2016

St Albans Student Brought Down to Earth for Meeting with Astronaut Tim Peak

Amateur Radio Related Uses for the Raspberry Pi:

'Triple Whammy' Eruptions Occur Within Minutes of Each Other on Sun:

FCC Notice of Violation Alleges Malicious Interference, Transmitting Music, Failure to Identify

IARU Honors Hans van de Groenendaal, ZS6AKV

YOTA 2016 has ended

Amateur Radio Newsline headlines for Ham Nation. July 27, 2016.

IARU Honors Hans van de Groendaal, ZS6AKV

RadCom August 2016, Vol. 92, No. 8

Strongest flare of 2016

HexBeam discussion

ICQPodcast - DA0HQ Contest Station

Cows Over the World

BBC's detailed plans for nuclear war

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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Monday, 25th July 2016

Amateur Radio Related Uses for the Raspberry Pi [Slides]

I presented on amateur-radio-related uses for the Raspberry Pi this evening at my local club, the River City Amateur Radio Communications Society.

John Garman

Honorary pallbearers include Montgomery Amateur Radio Club members, and faculty and staff of Faulkner University Thomas Goode Jones School of ...

Friday, 22nd July 2016

Radio operators having a Field Day!

Mark Yueckes of Ladner makes contact with a fellow ham radio operator from Texas during the Delta Amateur Radio Society's annual Field Day last ...

The Original Social Network

It's the Calvert Amateur Radio Association (CARA, call sign K3CAL), preparing for Field Day 2016. Field Day is an annual exercise, sponsored by the ...

Morningside's Holck is runner-up at Iowa Amateur

Morningside's Cody Holck made a standout showing at one of the biggest golf tournaments in the state of Iowa when he finished as the runner-up at ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
W3LPL14030.0 KH2L 0139KH2
K4AOL28400.0 KD9BSH 0138KD9
KN2CZZ14008.8 PP8ZAC 0138PP8
YY5CMJ7164.0 LZ1KU 0138LZ
N1RM7023.0 CO8RRM 0138CO
K2IVS14188.0 VC2Q 0137VC2
WA2TDE50140.0 KS0TRC 0137KS0
KB8W50066.0 W5GPM/B 0136W5
YV6ALX7076.0 UA4CCH 0136UA4
WB0CFF50090.0 K5FZ 0135K5
YY5CMJ7163.0 LZ1KU 0135LZ
DK3DG10120.0 VC2Q 0135VC2
WQ0P50140.0 VE3IQZ 0135VE3
VE9OX7150.0 UR5VFS 0134UR
W0IS7046.0 N4QX 0134N4
WA4IAM7078.0 W6IR 0134W6
N7ELL14188.0 VC2Q 0133VC2
KD4ESV50130.0 WA0CSL 0133WA0
VE4EAR50060.2 K4TQR/N 0133N
WC7Q14050.5 W6UT 0133W6

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
CO8RRM2
VC2Q2
V44NEF1
F4GLD/P1
YV6ALX1
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HF spots from NA
VC2Q4
IW0HBY/94
UR5VFS3
N4QX3
W7ISG2
G0EVY2
YT2DE2
KB0EO2
OZ1OM2
ER1PB1
KD9BSH1
N1DKU1
N9YLE1
VE2PI1
CO8RRM1
HF spots from AS
K9MTE1
HS1DGA1
HC1PE1
N4GAB1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 74, A-index: 5
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 Jul 27 0005 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 27, 2016074 A7.8
Jul 26, 2016074 B1.3
Jul 25, 20161674 B3.5
Jul 24, 20163482 B4.0
Jul 23, 20163686 B2.5
Jul 22, 2016490 B4.1
Jul 21, 201656100 B2.8
Jul 20, 201658108 B2.6
Jul 19, 201668101 B2.4
Jul 18, 201651107 B3.4
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