AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

MARS-men are from Texas?

Although they’re not from outer space, the Texas State Guard MARS Detachment is definitely reaching out across the atmosphere to bring people closer together.

Monday, 28th July 2014

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

The National Weather Service has radar, satellites, Doppler, and double Doppler. But even with all of that high technology, it still needs boots on the ground to know how the weather is affecting people.

Ham radio users could be vital resource in emergency: Group reforming in McKean County (Pennsylvania)

Imagine that a massive storm is moving through the area, causing flash flooding, gusty winds and booming thunder. Phone service is knocked out, and roads are impassable.

4,000 Scouts to experience Ham Radio at Scout AirFest in Illinois

The Rainbow Council Amateur Radio Committee will operate a Special Event Station during Scout AirFest on August 8-10, 2014.

Sunday, 27th July 2014

CQRLOG 1.8.1

New update of Linux logging program CQRLOG can be found at [www.cqrlog.com].

Ham Radio Users Could Be Vital Resource In Emergency:

Imagine that a massive storm is moving through the area, causing flash flooding, gusty winds and booming thunder. Phone service is knocked out, and roads are impassable. If McKean County Emergency Management director Bruce Manning has his way, he'll be able to turn to a group of amateur radio operators for help. They would be able to fill in the c... [continue]

The First Social Network: Chewing the Rag with India's Ham Radio Operators:

In an office in Qutub Institutional Area, Sandeep Baruah, Scientist-E with the Vigyan Prasar, a part of the Department of Science and Technology, sits down to listen for ham radio operators in a 7,000 mile radius around Delhi. His cabin, a small, cramped place, located in a corner of a second floor office is littered with books and radio equipment... [continue]

Registration Remains Open for Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (GAREC) 2014 Conference in Huntsville

Online registration ends July 31 open for the 2014 Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (GAREC) Conference. GAREC-2014 will focus on the application of advanced technologies in emergency communication when it returns to Huntsville, Alabama, August 14-15. The conference is being held in conjunction with the Huntsville Hamfest (the ARRL Sout... [continue]

ISS Astronaut Activates ARISS During ARRL National Centennial Convention

Satellite enthusiast Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK, and a crowd of onlookers got an unexpected treat July 19 at the ARRL National Centennial Convention in Hartford, Connecticut. Stoddard was outside the Connecticut Convention Center, hoping to perhaps demonstrate the digipeater aboard the International Space Station (ISS) during some favorable passes an... [continue]

GA14CG - Glasgow Commonwealth Games Special Event Station

Since the 21st of July, the Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society (GM6NX) have been busy hosting the Special Event Station GA14CG; Golf Alpha One Four Commonwealth Games, to celebrate the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Ofcom website publishes 144 MHz notice

The formal Ofcom notice regarding the use of the 144 MHz band during the Commonwealth Games is now available on the Ofcom site

ILLW reaches another a milestone

SARL disappointment at INTECNET numbers

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

How to contribute to the Fox-1C satellite

ARISS contact on Echolink and IRLP

New Book for Hams About Software Defined Radio:

SDO Sun Live Wallpaper for Android - Version R4 is now available

MARS-Men Are From Texas?

That Was a Close One! Study: Massive Solar Storm Barely Missed Us In 2012:

FISTS CW Club North America reduces dues for ages 65-80

QSO Today - New Ham Radio Interview Podcast

Nasa seeks help with Earth-Mars data links

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Propagation de K7RA

Canadian Amateurs receive Order of Canada

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

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 ...

Saturday, 26th July 2014

Ham radio users could be vital resource in emergency: Group reforming in McKean County

If McKean County Emergency Management director Bruce Manning has his way, he'll be able to turn to a group of amateur radio operators for help.

QSO Today - New Ham Radio Interview Podcast - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

QSO Today - New Ham Radio Interview PodcastSouthgate Amateur Radio ClubQSO Today - New Ham Radio Interview Podcast. QSO Today, a new interview style podcast for prospective, new, and returning hams, was launched today. Eric Guth, 4Z1UG, interviews hams who are making an impact in the hobby as a way to create a Super ...... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
OM3MB7029.8 HA8DD/P 0809HA
OM8CD18072.5 AM07ATE 0809AM
5P1B18161.0 GJ3RSV 0809GJ
EA5IDG21270.0 JA2FTR 0808JA
IK0WHK14206.0 GW4DWN 0808GW
JA6GBW21044.0 DL8KAC 0807DL
US8ZAL50105.0 DU7/PA0HIP 0807DU
EA5IDG21312.0 ON4LT 0807ON
LY2AE14206.0 GW4DWN 0806GW
JG1DLY21009.0 JY9FC 0806JY
G1EZF50031.0 HG7BVA/B 0806HG
DG1BP18148.0 EJ0PL 0806EJ
ON7TWA7121.0 GM6WRW/P 0805GM
IK0WHK14202.0 LZ1810PPW 0805LZ
UT4WA21009.0 JY9FC 0805JY
SV2FPI144305.0 YU1EV 0805YU
JA2QS21029.0 9A2YM 08059A
IK0WHK14252.0 EJ0PL 0804EJ
F5OWK7013.0 TM14JAM 0803TM
W3LPL14015.5 GJ3RCV 0803GJ

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
EJ0PL14
UA9UAX/94
F5MSB/P4
GJ3RCV3
LZ1810PPW3
TM14JAM2
HI3RST/KP42
9A1CDO/P2
PB5X2
GW4DWN2
RA/UY6IM1
JY9FC1
RW4O1
DL6MLA/MM1
AM07ATE1
HF spots from NA
GJ3RCV1
EJ0PL1
V73NS1
LX1NJ1
KH2L1
HF spots from AS
OH0V2
EJ0PL2
DJ9RQ1
EJ1Y1
DL8KAC1
JA5CPJ1
LX1HD1
JY9FC1
DL2DX1
UA9UAX/91
9A2YM1
RA0AIQ1
5P1KZX1
GA14CG1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 121, A-index: 5
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Jul 28 0605 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 28, 2014110121 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
Jul 19, 20142686 B1.2
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