AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ERTC 2014 Final results

ETRC 2014 (European Radiosport Team Championship), the youth version of WRTC 2014, was held in Virrat, Finland one week after the Boston WRTC event with 15 three-person youth teams seated in one room in front of their computers and connected to the global Amateur Radio simulator over the internet, all in Virtual Reality. Once again, the latest te... [continue]

Tuesday, 29th July 2014

SpaceJam 8 Will Feature ARISS Contact

SKYWARN Volunteers Muster as Severe Weather, Tornado Hit Southern New England

When severe weather erupted in Southern New England on July 27 and 28, SKYWARN volunteers went on alert to help forecasters track conditions and, afterward, to assist authorities with assessing the damage. A super-cell storm system organized over northern Norfolk County, Massachusetts, on the morning of July 28 and raced through portions of northea... [continue]

California Hams Activate to Support Shelter Communications Following Wildfire

Amateur Radio volunteers in California’s Tuolumne County assisted local emergency managers and the American Red Cross by supporting communication at a shelter in Groveland, set up in the wake of the El Portal Fire in Yosemite National Park. The National Park Service reported that the fire got its start in the community of El Portal on July 26, an... [continue]

RSGB expertise used to sift fact from fiction in an audacious crime!

The RSGB’s technical editor, Giles Read G1MFG, helps Steve Punt (more…)

IARU Calendar No. 192: IARU Officers Nominated for 2014-2019 Term

According to the IARU Constitution and IARU Policy #5, the consultative process has led to the nominations of Timothy S. Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA to serve as IARU President and Ole Garpestad, LA2RR to serve as IARU Vice President for five-year terms beginning on 9 May 2014. The nominations are now offered to the IARU member-societies for ratification... [continue]

Enhanced FUNcube-1 Dashboard now available

Last weekend saw the AMSAT-UK Colloquium take place and Jim Heck G3WGM and Ciaran Morgan M0XTD together gave a presentation on the FUNcube-1 mission

Aberkenfig Radio club celebrates its first birthday

Aberkenfig Radio Club in South Wales, will be celebrating their first birthday on the 23rd and 24th of August 2014 and they will be holding a radio weekend at Nash Point lighthouse in south Wales, and anyone is welcomed to come along

HamRadioNow: Amateur Radio Parity Act

HR 4969, the Amateur Radio Parity Act, is a bill before the House of Representatives that would extend PRB-1 protection to private contracts like your Homeowner's Association rules, deed restrictions, 'CCandR's,' and stuff like that. Every ham supports that, right?

Nauryz DX Contest 2014 prizes dispatched

On July 28, 2014 contest committee have completed dispatching plaques and medals to the 2014 contest winners

The medium wave beacon in Mildura is QRT

The VK3FI 473 kHz CW beacon at Mildura in far north-western Victoria is now off the air for the start of some antenna improvements

RSGB appoint new Spectrum Chair

Time running out to book for SARL RTA's in Gauteng

VK9 DX-Vacation

Liechtenstein op

No Editions of The ARRL Letter, ARRL Audio News this Week

Army MARS at the ARRL Convention:

Skywarn Warriors: Radio Buffs Work Front Lines for National Weather Service

Amateur Radio Operators Descend on Civic Center for Annual Hamfest:

Army MARS Demonstrates ALE, Courts Young Volunteers at ARRL National Centennial Convention

Maritime Mobile Service Network Aids in Separate Land-Based Emergencies

Russell H Richardson, AE4NY, 23 July 2014

ICQPodcast - Programming with Chirp has been released (S7 E15)

The Wireless Bridge

EURAO Party - Summer 2014: give youth a chance

Austrian Special Event

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Monday, 14th July 2014

Die HAM-Radio 2014

HAM-Radio Impressionen von Michael DG8MH und Herbert DL7AHF Viel Spaß damit, wünscht Bernhard OE5CBM.

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NEWSPAPERS

Tuesday, 29th July 2014

Radio ham operators can offer help in emergencies

Amateur radio is a scientific hobby that involves construction, study and communication through means of radio waves that brings together fellow ...

Monday, 28th July 2014

What's happening: 7/28/14

HUNTINGTON - Amateur ham radio and computer hobbyists from throughout the United States will gather Aug. 9 for the 52nd annual Tri-State ...

Sunday, 27th July 2014

SKYWARN WARRIORS: Local ham radio buffs work front lines for National ... - Sentinel and Enterprise

SKYWARN WARRIORS: Local ham radio buffs work front lines for National ...Sentinel and EnterpriseSo when the power is out, many of its 6,500 Skywarn weather watchers in southern New England go the traditional route, using ham radio to file reports. "A lot of our reports do come from amateur radio," said weather service meteorologist Glenn ... [continue]

SKYWARN WARRIORS: Local ham radio buffs work front lines for National Weather Service

Ralph Swick, a ham radio operator and Skywarn weather spotter, at his home in Lunenburg on Thursday evening. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE ...

Winston George Boyd Brown a man of many hobbies

After he retired in the 1970s, George Brown became a very active amateur (Ham) radio operator and was joined in this hobby by his wife. Amateur ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
N9VMO14076.0 KB3KJN 2049KB3
JA4FKX18083.0 GA3YOR 2049GA
PY2FSV28430.0 PY2PD 2048PY2
2E0UPA14170.0 RA1ANY 2048RA1
SV1IZY18148.0 CE1OEB 2048CE1
UV3RT18087.0 DL0SOP 2048DL
VE9FX18152.0 AM07IZJ 2048AM
OK2AN21025.9 KW7D 2048KW7
KA9CFD50125.0 N3IBX 2047N3
K5EK/424920.0 W1AW/9 2047W1
AA9RN50095.0 K4LO 2047K4
R6YY10107.0 UA0WB 2047UA0
KQ0J50276.0 W4AS 2047W4
K1ITS50074.2 W0FY/B 2047W0
PB5X18148.0 CE1OEB 2046CE1
KV4RH14182.0 GA2MP 2046GA
KD9BAA28337.0 KD4JMV 2046KD4
N1BMT18129.0 GA14CG 2046GA
JL7CTR18073.3 HA9RT 2046HA
JA4CYZ14210.0 EA3JE 2046EA

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
EJ0PL8
EZ0PL8
CX3TQ7
GA2MP5
CE1OEB5
MU/OK1FZM4
RA/KE5JA3
SV2/RW3AL3
RA3GEY2
W1AW/92
EM7KAA/P2
ZL2WL2
PR7AP2
W1AW/12
9A2YM1
HF spots from NA
W1AW/912
EJ0PL4
W1AW/14
GA14CG3
AM08BLV2
S57DX2
GA2MP2
9A2EU1
KB3KJN1
9A3SM1
KD9BAA1
ON7AB1
AM07IZJ1
TF5B1
WT8C1
HF spots from AS
FK8DD/M2
EJ0PL2
YO3JR2
SV3FUO1
G4BVB1
SV9FBL1
F5NBX1
EA2KR1
EA3JE1
HB9FPM1
R9GM1
MW0HCC1
HA9RT1
OD5SK1
EA9UG1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 132, A-index: 9
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Jul 29 1810 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 29, 2014143132 B5.0
Jul 28, 2014110132 B4.3
Jul 27, 201476121 B4.2
Jul 26, 201465117 B2.8
Jul 25, 201455107 B2.5
Jul 24, 201455104 B2.0
Jul 23, 20144099 B1.8
Jul 22, 20141693 B2.1
Jul 21, 20141790 B1.5
Jul 20, 20142787 B1.1
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