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Amateur Radio Licensing Class - Hudson Valley News Network

Hudson Valley News NetworkAmateur Radio Licensing ClassHudson Valley News NetworkPOUGHKEEPSIE – The Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response in partnership with the Mt. Beacon and QSY Society Amateur Radio Clubs, will facilitate a two-day Technician Level amateur radio licensing class on Saturday, May 14th from 8:00 ...... [continue]

Friday, 6th May 2016

Now Available BCM-220 Mobile Radio:

BridgeCom Systems, Inc is pleased to announce the availability of BCM-220 Mobile Radio for the amateur radio market.

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #19 de K7RA:

Solar activity increased last week, making one of those occasional upticks on the way down from the peak of the solar cycle. Average daily sunspot numbers increased from 43.3 to 74.7, and average daily solar flux increased by 10 points to 91.9. Average planetary A index went from 9.4 to 11.3 and average mid-latitude A index went from 11.6 to 10.7.... [continue]

2016 Space Weather Workshop

The 2016 Space Weather Workshop was held at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield, Colorado (April 25 to 29). The agenda and presentations are now available for viewing. Included in the agenda is a look ahead at Solar Cycle 25 from Dr. Doug Biesecker, NOAA/SWPC. Full agenda: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/images/u33/2016_SWW..... [continue]

G0FUW appointed RSGB Chairman

The RSGB is pleased to announce that Steve Hartley, G0FUW, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board for the coming year. Steve has been an active volunteer for over 25 years, predominantly in training, and has served on the Board for two and a half years. He has led the introduction of the Youth […]

Final ARISS contact on Monday

The final ARISS Schools contact between Kings School, Ottery St Mary, Devon and Tim Peake on the International Space Station has now been confirmed for Monday, 9 May at 0926UTC, which is 1026BST. It will be a direct contact using callsign GB1OSM operated by the ARISS UK Operations team. The downlink should be audible over […]

Also in GB2RS this week…

For those with an interest in World War II history, an auction of a D-Day Museum’s storage is due to take place on the 21st and 22nd of May at the Auction House in Caen, France. Around 800 lots are in the catalogue with items from British troops to French resistance as well as US […]

Propagation News – 8 May 2016

The solar flux index held steadfast at 90 for most of the week, but geomagnetic conditions remained unsettled with the K-index hitting five on Bank Holiday Monday. The latter half of the week was a little more settled, bringing better HF conditions with only a few minor C-class solar flares. At the time of writing, […]

News for England Midlands – 8 May 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its club net from 8pm on 145.225MHz or GB3WL tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class plus a club night and committee meeting. Wednesday sees the 80m Club Championships data leg from 8pm, and the regular […]

News for England North – 8 May 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a Foundation mock exam, plus discussing a project to build a HF filter set and continuing Intermediate training. On Wednesday sees a club net on ±145.400MHz, starting at the new time of 7pm. Thursday brings […]

News for Northern Ireland – 8 May 2016

No news items have been received for Northern Ireland this week.

News for Scotland – 8 May 2016

Romania Puts Toe In the 5 MHz Waters with Scheduled Ham Radio Testing: - eHam.net

The K7RA Solar Update

News for England South-West – 8 May 2016

News for Wales – 8 May 2016

Exams Standards Committee report

Examination Standards Committee Report 2016

Richard (Dick) Fixter, G0DIC, 29 March 2016

ARISS contact planned for The Kings School, Ottery St Mary, Devon, U.K.

Can you hear SamSat-218D ?

Primary school links up with Tim Peake using amateur radio

Florence HamFest 2016

Dayton Youth Forums

Online Australian licence lookup service

Radio mast under threat

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

Friday, 6th May 2016

Longtime emergency volunteers recognized by province

Bridget Ann Milsom, a 20-year veteran of North Shore Rescue, and George Merchant, a pioneer of local ham radio and emergency communications, ...

All Saints Students to Quiz Astronaut

The event is being coordinated through the Newport County HAM Radio Club and parent volunteer leaders Mike and Beth Cullen, who say that ...

SamSat-218D

They are now reaching out to the radio amateur community, inviting everybody with sufficiently sensitive UHF VHF band (144 MHz) equipment to help ...

Thursday, 5th May 2016

Today in history: May 5

Young Rich, a junior at Holland High School, is making arrangements for an amateur radio exhibit at the third annual hobby show in the Youth Center ...

Organizers recall memories from popular Bike-A-Thon

Carolyn Neale, whose husband, Herb, was involved with amateur radio and co-chaired the event at one point, said at the height of the event, there ...

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IN3ACQ7157.0 JH3NGD 2029JH
HP1ALX14070.1 CO6WD 2029CO
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R7KRB10119.6 RP71WK 2028RP7
UV1GJ7122.0 RP71SF 2028RP7
GI0AQD14247.0 VY2GF 2028VY2
IK3RBJ14257.0 YE2H 2028YE
YV4OW18101.5 TF2MSN 2027TF
IW0GPW14029.4 XT2AW 2027XT
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F6EYB7022.0 UB5O/6 2027U
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WX2CIB14243.0 YV5ENI 2027YV

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PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 87, A-index: 8
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 May 06 1805 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
May 06, 20165587 B2.5
May 05, 20166787 B2.6
May 04, 20165790 B2.4
May 03, 20167590 B1.3
May 02, 20167690 B1.7
May 01, 20168292 B2.1
Apr 30, 20168294 B2.0
Apr 29, 20168492 B2.2
Apr 28, 20168695 B2.1
Apr 27, 20166593 B1.4
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