AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ESA Announces Winners of “Fly Your Satellite!” CubeSat Competition

Radio amateurs in the US, Russia, Germany, and the Netherlands topped the field in a European Space Agency (ESA) Education Office competition to be the first to hear signals from three new, student-built CubeSats. All of the satellites were launched from Guiana on April 25 as part of ESA’s “Fly Your Satellite!” program, and ESA challenged the... [continue]

Friday, 27th May 2016

The Yasme Foundation Announces Excellence Award Recipients

[www.arrl.org] 05/26/2016 The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation has announced three Yasme Excellence Award recipients. The Award is presented to individuals who, through their own service, creativity, effort and dedication, have made a significant contribution to Amateur Radio. The contribution recognize technical, operating, or organi... [continue]

HamRadioNow: DAYTONa 500 (On the Road)

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2013, May 27, 2016

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2013, May 27, 2016 Amateur Radio Newsline report number 2013 with a release date of Friday, May 27, 2016 to follow in 5-4-3-2-1. The following is a QST. Dayton 2016 is done - and we share some moments in a special report. Girl Scouts join the pack - the Amateur Radio Patch pack, that is. In England, a World War II wi... [continue]

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2013, May 27, 2016 - eHam.net

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2013, May 27, 2016eHam.netIt's called the Radio and Wireless Technology patch and the program behind it includes a curriculum for Girl Scouts at all levels, introducing them to radio waves, the electromagnetic spectrum, GPS, and of course ham radio itself. .... The ARRL's ...ARRL “Strongly Supports” Petitio... [continue]

RSGB Convention news

If you weren’t able to visit the RSGB Convention in 2015, some of the lectures were recorded and are being made available to Members via the RSGB website. In 2016, the Convention is looking forward to welcoming Jeff, VY2ZM/K1ZM, who lives with his wife Miriam on Prince Edward Island. He is both a well-known contester […]

Transatlantic VHF digital beacon

On 19 May, antennas were erected and the VHF SDR turned on to inaugurate the VO1FN/b Transatlantic VHF Digital Beacon Receiver Site. This is a joint project sponsored in part by the Society of Newfoundland Radio Amateurs, Baccalieu Amateur Radio Club and the Upper Trinity Amateur Radio Club. The VHF Digital Receive site is now […]

Also in GB2RS this week…

An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for Jeff, KD5TVQ with participants at a school in Ontario, Canada. The event is scheduled for Monday, 30 May at approximately 1901UTC. The contact will be a telebridge contact operated by IK1SLD in northern Italy. The downlink signals should be audible over parts of Europe. Interested [&... [continue]

The K7RA Solar Update

Solar indices pulled back this week, when average sunspot number was 25.3 for the May 19-25 period, down 38.8 points from the previous week’s average of 64.1.Likewise, average daily solar flux over the same period was 97, down 3.4 points from the previous week’s average of 100.4.Planetary A index average was 7.1, down 2.8 points from 9.9, and a... [continue]

RSGB Yearbook deadline approaching

Affiliated amateur radio clubs need to be getting information together for the next RSGB Yearbook and should recently have received a letter to this effect. Information such as contact details, meeting places and examination information is being collected. The deadline for submitting information on the club is 6 June.

RSGB President Hamvention interview

The Dayton Hamvention is over for another year. Around 25,000 visitors were at the show, including the RSGB President, Nick Henwood, G3RWF. He was interviewed along with Chip Margelli K7JA, A71EZ of the Qatar Amateur Radio Society and Vicki Mate K8VGM of the 3905 Century Club for the Amateur Radio Newsline report.

Rallies and Events News – 29 May 2016

DX News – 29 May 2016

Contest News – 29 May 2016

News for England South-West – 29 May 2016

News for Wales – 29 May 2016

Climbers get ham radio licenses - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

ARISS contact planned for Venta School, Carp, Ontario, Canada

ARRL 'strongly supports' petition to drop 15 dB restriction for amateur amplifiers

HF Propagation from Steve G0KYA

2 kW Amplifier from FlexRadio Systems/SkySat

Climbers get ham radio licenses

Open consultation 5G call for evidence

Rare form of 'space lightning' sighted over Oklahoma

ISWL Callsigns for June 2016

Exhibit at Palmer Museum is Rare, Global:

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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

Friday, 27th May 2016

Summer (15) advanced ham radio star

Summer's main radio club is Lisburn-based Lagan Valley Amateur Radio Society. Now the youngest advanced licencee in Region Eight (Northern ...

Thursday, 26th May 2016

Notes-Worthy: Zack Widup

My parents bought a shortwave radio when I was a pre-teen, and I immediately ... I do a lot of work with microwave amateur radio frequencies now.

CALIMESA: Club offers free ham radio class

The Yucaipa Valley Amateur Radio Club is offering a course to prepare individuals to become FCC licensed amateur radio operators. A class will be ...

Wednesday, 25th May 2016

COMMUNITY NOTES: Free ham radio class offered, more

COMMUNITY NOTES: Free ham radio class offered, more. CHP to hold Coffee with a Cop in Banning; talent show set for June 3 in Menifee; chair ...

David and Anna Gay Newell

David became involved with an amateur radio operator while he was enrolled in the Missions Program at Philadelphia College of Bible in 1959.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
EA2FC7105.0 EA2AQM 0009EA
W6AWW14031.2 NP2P 2359NP2
EI6DX7037.4 HC2AO 2359HC
HA9GKL14070.0 EY7AD 2359EY
WD8DSB7238.0 W9IMS 2359W9
K4DY14031.4 A93JA 2359A9
W3LPL14031.9 D41CV 2359D4
RW6AX14003.3 NO7R 2358NO7
W3LPL14051.0 KL7SB/VP9 2357VP9
YE5XY21076.0 FK8HN 2357FK
LZ1KU7007.9 ED8X 2357ED8
W1MD21016.0 NR4M 2356NR4
W3LPL21034.0 KL7SB/VP9 2356VP9
K4MM50008.0 HI8W/B 2356HI
FM1AG14266.0 KP3ER 2355KP3
K4KAY10112.0 KV4T 2355KV4
K1IED14237.0 N7VF 2355N7
VK5SFA14045.5 8P5A 23558P
W3LPL7020.4 CR2X 2355CR2
KK4ZUU50276.0 KF7NN 2355KF7

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
OZ1BCG4
NO7R3
IT9GAK2
W2MGF2
R2EC2
OM3SEM2
HI3TEJ2
J69DS2
4T4T2
CS2ND2
EA8DG1
EY7AD1
RK6FO1
SN200SG1
CE3CBM1
HF spots from NA
WK6KW9
GS3PYE/P7
W9IMS6
E74EBL6
FW5JJ5
KO6RM4
3V8SS4
KV4T4
N7VF4
ZL4YL3
CR2X3
SN200SGGW3
W3US/M3
8R50GI3
ZA/IK2RLM2
HF spots from AS
BA4MY2
EA8/RA1A1
LZ9W1
A71FJ1
PX2A1
7X4AN1
E73JHI1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 90, A-index: 11
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 May 27 2105 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
May 27, 20163090 B1.5
May 26, 20162792 B1.5
May 25, 20162494 B1.6
May 24, 20161394 B1.5
May 23, 20161597 B1.6
May 22, 20161797 B1.7
May 21, 20164398 B1.8
May 20, 201638100 B1.9
May 19, 20162899 B2.2
May 18, 201636102 B2.6
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