AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Youth Committee visit the Gilwell Park site

The Youth Committee met at Gilwell Park in early February where they were able to see the layout of the site, including the shack. They also met some of the Radio Scouting team who will be helping out during YOTA 2017.

Thursday, 23rd March 2017

California’s Cellphone Driving Ban 'Too Broad'

CBS TV News reports on the campaign to have two-way radio operation excluded from Californian 'Distract Driving' statute AB 1785

'Ham Radio Operator of the Year' honored

KTVZ News Channel reports Bill Johnson N7RGB was named as 'Ham Radio Operator of the Year' by the High Desert Amateur Radio Group

Amelia Earhart search vessel contacts ISS

Tom Vinson NY0V on the research vessel R/V Mermaid Vigilance made contact with astronaut Shane Kimbrough KE5HOD /NA1SS on the International Space Station

Raymond Hardman G3LGV SK

The Guardian has published the obituary of Oldham radio amateur Raymond Hardman G3LGV, who passed away aged 96

Map of Italian ham radio repeaters

Andrea IZ8WNH has made available an interactive map of amateur radio repeaters in Italy

Harvard scientists say aliens may be using giant radio beams to travel the cosmos

Two Harvard University scientists are suggesting that mysterious fast radio bursts, detected in faraway galaxies, may be evidence of aliens traveling through the cosmos

Unique Prefix

Once again, Tom and family will be operational as ZT1T commemorating their 6th Easter on dry land after being rescued mid-South Atlantic Ocean

RAC website and email service back online

Radio Amateurs of Canada are happy to report that the RAC website and the @rac email service are now back online

Wednesday, 22nd March 2017

Virginia Engineering Students Tackle Satellite, Ground Station Projects

The University of Virginia (UVA) reports that some of its engineering students are among those at other Commonwealth schools working on Amateur Radio satellites and matching ground stations to track them and collect data. UVA said its student-built satellite is set to go into space late next year aboard an International Space Station resupply vehic... [continue]

2017 FAR Scholarship Information:

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D-Star/DMR/Fusion hotspot Bluestack Micro+

Ham Radio 360: Eric Guth 4Z1UG QSO Today, Allstar, Israel Ops

Ham Talk Live! Episode 57 - Contest Arrays and the NCJ with Pat Barkey, N9RV

Tony's 10m Band Report

ARRL seeking synergy with maker movement

Where are those new hams coming from?

NASA TV to air seventh Orbital ATK resupply mission to ISS

University of Virginia satellite project

Solar wind arrives early

Noticing Ham Radio Antennas Years Ago:

Two-Way Radio Users Worried California's Cellphone Ban Is Too Broad:

'Useless' Amateur Radio? No Such Thing:

Ham Talk Live #57 NCJ and N9RV Array:

Yaesu Announces FT-70DR 5W 2M/70CM C4FM:

W4HM Daily HF Radio Wave Propagation Forecast:

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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Wednesday, 22nd March 2017

Radio operators help update regulations

After 18 months of lobbying, a group of amateur radio operators in Delta has helped update a regulation in B.C.'s distracted driving law they say helps ...

Tuesday, 21st March 2017

'Ham Radio Operator of the Year' honored

BEND, Ore. - The High Desert Amateur Radio Group (HIDARG) has announced its annual “Ham Radio Operator of the Year" award for 2016.

Noticing ham radio antennas years ago

This tower is installed at a nonprofit agency in order to facilitate amateur radio communications that may help the agency carry out its mission. This is ...

'Useless' amateur radio? No such thing

There were so many responses to last week's column on amateur radio that I needed all available column space to reply. For example, when I warned ...

Saturday, 18th March 2017

Last weekend of winter expected to get messy

10 a.m., Sydney Amateur Radio Club, 11 St. Bridget St. open house information on how to qualify for your basic amateur radio certificate. Sponsored ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
K8WHA28019.9 5B4AJC 15595B
OE6GC14008.0 OE40WG/P 1558OE
F4EDW14310.0 YI3WHR 1558YI
EA7KU14000.0 OE2017BKC 1558OE
OE5GER14248.0 HS7BHK 1558HS
F5PSI14285.0 N0AH 1558N0
YO6OHD14185.1 HS3PIK 1558HS
SQ5WK14248.0 HS7BHK 1557HS
BG7BDB7005.0 DS1TDS 1557DS
SQ1MNE14071.4 VE2ADL 1557VE2
YO2MOP14248.0 HS7BHK 1557HS
KB3LHV18135.0 YN2KW 1557YN
VE7ACN14030.4 VE7ACN/7 1556VE7
PD1RK14193.0 K6YRA 1556K6
SQ5DFL14182.0 HS0ZLV 1556HS
TA3AHJ14177.0 OP2A 1556OP
UA3LHL7045.0 R3LC 1556R3
LY5A14018.0 LY27A 1556LY
EA3HP7103.0 EA2AQM/QRP 1556EA
SP3SC14248.0 HS7BHK 1556HS

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
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R1611M1
OS4U1
OM3TWM1
FR6AB1
OE40WG/P1
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HF spots from NA
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PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 73, A-index: 27

Report issued 2017 Mar 23 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Mar 23, 20171273 A1.8
Mar 22, 20171273 A2.8
Mar 21, 2017071 A1.9
Mar 20, 2017073 A0.0
Mar 19, 2017071 A0.0
Mar 18, 2017070 A0.0
Mar 17, 2017071 A0.0
Mar 16, 2017071 A0.0
Mar 15, 2017070 A0.0
Mar 14, 2017070 A0.0
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