AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

OZ5MAY

This year marks 70 years of the liberation and the end of WWII for Denmark.   Despite the fact that The Museum of Danish Resistance recently burned down, the callsign OZ5MAY will be on the air in memory of those who risked their lives.   OZ5MAY will be active on May 4 and May 5 - in the evening after 19:30 Danish time (17:30 UTC) and seve... [continue]

Monday, 27th April 2015

IMD at Sandford Mill

Martin M1MRB, presenter of the popular amateur radio ICQ Podcast, was among the many visitors to the International Marconi Day event at Sandford Mill on April 25

US radio hams practice response to major earthquake

KMTR TV News 16 reports there are around 1,000 amateur radio operators in Oregon who are specially trained to support emergency response efforts

History This Week

A look back at events that made history this week - compiled by the Summerland Amateur Radio Club of Lismore, NSW

Europe's Ham Store becomes Europe's Premier Demonstration centre!

Jamie Dean, M6RDY (left) makes the finishing touches to the base of a roof-tower at Waters and Stanton, Euope's Ham Store, in Hockley Essex England. The all-important RubbAseal is used at each base mount point to ensure no water-leaks through the roof!

Nepal earthquake report

The rescue and recovery work is continuing after the devastating 7.8 on the Ritcher scale earthquake that claimed at least 3,200 lives, with many missing, and widespread damage in Nepal

INDEXA donations now tax deductable

INDEXA, as you know, has been one of the major sponsors and contributors to DXpeditions for over 33 years. Until now, donations from U.S. amateurs were not considered a tax reduction for your personal taxes

Caister Marconi radio station contacts 36 countries

Radio hams at the Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre in Norfolk managed to contact 236 other radio amateurs in 36 different countries on Saturday 25 April when they took part in the annual International Marconi Day to mark the inventor's birthday

Chair, IARU Region 1 EMC Committee

  Christian Verholt, OZ8CY, has decided to stand down from his role as Chairman of the IARU Region 1 EMC Committee. Christian has held this role for 22 years and I would like to place on record IARU's gratitude to him for all his work over that extended period. We wish him well for the future. As a result of this change, the Region 1 Executive C... [continue]

Ham Radio Operators Getting the Word Out About Local Club:

Amateur radio is just a fun hobby for some people while others take it more seriously. For friends and ham operators Raymond Cook and Chris Fuselier, it's both. The pair are trying to get word out about the Sulphur Amateur Radio Club, Inc. Cook is president of the club and Fuselier is vice president. They estimate there are over 100 ham radio oper... [continue]

Telegraph Club Celebrates 30 Years:

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Bunbury Watermill On Air During National Mills Weekend:

Amateur Radio in Play in Aftermath of Nepal Earthquake

Nepal Earthquake - Report from Region 3

AMSAT-NA opportunity for Rideshare to geostationary orbit

London Hackspace win RSGB Club of the Year

FUNcube transponder for Nayif-1 CubeSat

Amateur Radio operators prepare for the megaquake

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

PT70FEB - Special Event Station

DKARS Magazine May 2015 ready for download

Earthquake hits Nepal

Washington Gifted School Students Launch Near-Space Experiment:

35th Annual Hamfest:

Neighbors At Odds Over Ham Radio Tower:

ARNewsline Report 1962 -- April 24 2015:

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Friday, 24th April 2015

Amateur Radio Roundtable HamNation 4 22 15

Live ham radio webcast on w5kub.com mentioned on Ham Nation April 22, 2015 Show is every Tues night at 8 PM CT.

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Monday, 27th April 2015

Blenheim radio ham listens to Nepalese emergency

Blenheim amateur radio enthusiast Phillip Conza is helping keep the airwaves clear for radio messages coming out of Nepal after the earthquake.

The 100 Year History of Film And Music Piracy

A mania for amateur radio (or “ham” radio) had well and truly developed in the Anglosphere by the 1910s, with its practitioners creating makeshift ...

Nepal Earthquake: Maharashtra contacts 1000 tourists, seven missing

Arun Puranik from the Disaster Amateur Radio Emergency Service said that four amateur ham radio operators are helping out in Kathmandu.

Sunday, 26th April 2015

Neighbors At Odds Over Ham Radio Tower: - eHam.net

Neighbors At Odds Over Ham Radio Tower:eHam.net"But retired Riverside Firefighter Ron Simpson, who lives on the Braimans' other side, was among several residents who said last week the antenna and tower don't bother them." When it comes to communications and to emergencies, firefighters know a heck ...... [continue]

Ham Radio operators getting the word out about local club - Sulphur Southwest Daily News

Ham Radio operators getting the word out about local clubSulphur Southwest Daily NewsThe pair are trying to get word out about the Sulphur Amateur Radio Club, Inc. Cook is president of the club and Fuselier is vice president. They estimate there are over 100 ham radio operators in the area and they are always looking for more. The club ...... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
VK2NN3575.0 VI4AE2 1019VI4
K8PX10107.1 VK9NT 1019VK9N
ON8DN21268.0 CR7AKZ 1019CR
RD0W21216.1 R120RF 1019R1
IK4PKL14082.0 C35MF 1019C3
IW4BET144370.0 Z35Z 1019Z3
IZ8FBZ28432.0 UP70MIR 1019UP
JA4BUA28008.0 TK5MH 1018TK
IZ8FBZ28489.8 UP70MIR 1018UP
RW0UM24892.0 R120RQ 1018R1
JL1EDB21011.0 R120RA 1018R1
EA8KD18075.0 GM4UBJ 1018GM
Z35Z144370.0 IW4BET 1018I
RK4NAB21216.0 R120RF 1018R1
VR2VYZ28505.0 XX9LT 1017XX9
VK2IUW3575.0 VI4AE2 1017VI4
RK8W21237.0 RA9UGU 1016RA9
UA4NCE21016.1 R120RF 1016R1
PY2KNK28436.0 EK/DK7AO 1016EK
M0MMB14250.0 SX150ITU 1016SX

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
R120RF11
WL7E9
R175PIT9
JA6IDJ5
UP70MIR5
A9150ITU5
R120RD4
BI4WTTC4
R120RY3
PJ6/NM1Y3
R120RT3
R120RP3
JA2FJP3
EK/DK7AO3
AO590AHA3
HF spots from NA
VK9NT4
GI4DOH2
C35MF1
7X3FG1
VK2ANT1
EA8TL1
OK2BIQ1
V31CS1
FK8CE1
HF spots from AS
TM0GA7
D3AM4
TK5MH4
9M2/R6AF/P2
R120RF2
AM490TD2
R120RN2
R175PIT2
R120RQ2
7L3LNF1
MM5DWW1
UP120R1
LY90IARU1
WL7E1
MM0KLR1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 119, A-index: 4
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2015 Apr 27 0905 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Apr 27, 201555119 B3.8
Apr 26, 201577119 B5.1
Apr 25, 201579126 B7.1
Apr 24, 2015110135 B8.6
Apr 23, 2015134141 B9.0
Apr 22, 2015153150 B9.0
Apr 21, 2015125154 B5.6
Apr 20, 2015142150 B5.4
Apr 19, 2015114152 B5.3
Apr 18, 201593148 B5.4
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