AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Pat Hawker G3VA archive auction

The papers of a telecommunications legend, Pat Hawker G3VA are being auctioned

Monday, 2nd March 2015

DXpedition to Wales

A reminder from James Monahan 2E0JPM that the RSGB is looking for 10 young people to go on a DXpedition to the Brecon Beacons in July

Central States VHF Society Call for Papers

The Central States VHF Society is calling for the submission of papers, presentations and posters for the upcoming 49th Annual Central States VHF Society Conference slated for July 23rd through the 26th in Denver, Colorado

DXCC Country/Entity Report

According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 22nd February, through Sunday, 1st March there were 228 countries active

History This Week

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

Louis van de Nadort, PA0LOU, February 2015

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Louis van de Nadort, PA0LOU. Lou died in hospital after a short illness. Lou was the Chairman of IARU Region 1 for 27 years until his retirement in 2002, and a member of the IARU Administrative Council.  He will be sorely missed […]

Amateur Radio Club Gathers for Hamfest:

La PORTE -- The La Porte Civic Auditorium was filled with hams and non-hams alike during the La Porte County Amateur Radio Club's annual Cabin Fever Hamfest on Saturday. About 60 vendors were set up, selling radio equipment, electronic items, tools, radio paraphernalia and more. One booth offered custom-embroidered hats and T-shirts. "It's basical... [continue]

Ham Radio Vital to Emergency Communications:

COOKEVILLE -- It's a hobby that is considered "old school" by many, but it is a vital component when it comes to communication during disasters. "Ham radios were very useful during Katrina and 9/11," Marty Smith, emergency coordinator with the Putnam County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES), said. The ARES came about during the civil defense... [continue]

Sunday, 1st March 2015

Louis van de Nadort, PA0LOU

It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of Louis van de Nadort, PA0LOU. Lou died in hospital after a short illness. Lou was the Chairman of IARU Region 1 for 27 years until his retirement in 2002, and a member of the IARU Administrative Council. He will be sorely missed by his many colleagues and friends in IARU and around the w... [continue]

Jubilee of the 85th anniversary of the PZK and the 90th anniversary of the IARU

Jubilee ceremony on the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the Polish Amateur Radio Union - PZK (Polski Związek Krótkofalowców) and the 90th anniversary of the International Amateur Radio Union   On 24th February 2015, the Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK) celebrated the 85th anniversary of its founding, as well as the 90th anniversary of est... [continue]

Digital voice unit in production

Codec2 digital voice developer, David Rowe VK5DGR, has announced that the first batch of 100 SM1000s are being built in China right now and shipping may start in late March

SOTABEAMS appointed as Peak dealer

QSO Today EP 31 Kevin Custer W3KKC

HAMNET 40 metre Simulated Emergency Contest

Recreational Vehicles and Radio Hams

Dutch Kingdom Amateur Radio Society magzine

The Wanganui Award

Olivier, ON4EI back in Ireland

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

NZ VHF Convention Easter 2015

Linortek Netbell

Radio Donation Boosts County Emergency Capabilities:

QSO Today Episode 31 Kevin Custer W3KKC:

Book helps Hams have fun with Morse Code

Book helps Hams have fun with Morse Code

Ofcom White Space Consultation

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Sunday, 1st March 2015

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Monday, 2nd March 2015

Amateur Radio Club gathers for Hamfest

La PORTE — The La Porte Civic Auditorium was filled with hams and non-hams alike during the La Porte County Amateur Radio Club's annual Cabin ...

Sunday, 1st March 2015

Brownie Kathryn takes to the airways to say hello

Kathryn Sipple, seven, of the 17th Leigh Brownies, is the great grand-daughter of amateur radio antenna designer Gordon “Dicky” Bird and sent ...

WCUW's vinyl record sale a smash hit

He organized a radio club for Clark University students interested in ham and amateur radio. The station became a community radio in 1973.

Saturday, 28th February 2015

Avery News Notes 2.15.15

A “tech” license is the basic starting point to get involved in amateur radio. It permits you to begin using primarily voice radios to communicate with ...

Loren H. Otto, 77

Loren loved to design and make things with his hands, early on putting together his own Ham radio equipment and getting an Amateur Radio license ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
PY2VI14014.0 3G0ZC 10593G0Z
UC8U28024.9 5Z4/DF3FS 10595Z
R4HZZ28400.0 BY2HIT 1059BY
ES3RD28122.0 BG9GAM 1059BG
F8CRS21015.0 3G0ZC 10583G0Z
YO3JW28009.5 YQ90IARU 1058YQ
HL2IFR28520.0 EA6AZ 1058EA6
G0IBN14025.0 G4FOC 1058G
DF5WW28400.0 DJ1AA 1057DJ
IZ2LTW28400.1 BY2HIT 1056BY
DK3PM7088.3 DK65DARC 1056DK
FR4LI28480.0 F8ATM 1055F
IZ1KGK28520.0 EA6AZ 1055EA6
YO3JW28009.5 YQ90IQRU 1055YQ
FR4LI28480.0 F8ASG 1054F
BH4RRG/Q14014.2 3G0ZC 10543G0Z
BG9HKP28491.0 SP7SEW 1054SP
FR4LI28480.0 F8IJV 1054F
EA1FCL7021.0 F5MTO 1054F
IT9ELT14236.0 IT9AUN 1053IT9

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3G0ZC4
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DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 128, A-index: 28

Report issued 2015 Mar 02 0610 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Mar 02, 201566128 B6.2
Mar 01, 201570128 B4.4
Feb 28, 201558123 B3.3
Feb 27, 201539118 B2.5
Feb 26, 201564111 B2.8
Feb 25, 201563111 B2.8
Feb 24, 201544114 B3.3
Feb 23, 201549117 B3.0
Feb 22, 201554118 B3.3
Feb 21, 201553116 B4.2
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