AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

EC meeting and presence in ARRL CEntennial Convention

The annual Executive Committee meeting of IARU R2 was held in Hartford, Connecticut, USA, last July 15 and 16. All annual reports were reviewed and discussed, as well as the situation of each Member Society; future plans were discussed, and there were comments about the situation of amateur radio, especially in the region. All those present were ve... [continue]

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014

Ham Radio Operators Help Rescue Injured Hiker:

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. - Three ham radio operators relaying messages helped rescue a man injured on a backcountry hiking trail. The Boulder County Sheriff's Office said a ham radio operator was hiking on the Fourth of July Trail in Boulder County on Monday when he found a man who had been fallen and was hurt. The ham radio operator in Boulder Count... [continue]

Ham Stations to Provide Public Service During Storms:

Amateur radio, or ham radio as it's called on the inside, means a lot to those who are members of this relatively unknown club. "We hide in plain view," said ham radio aficionado Martin Wade. "There's only one [set of ham call letters for you] in the world. Sometimes we're so proud of them we even put them on our tombstone." But in the near futur... [continue]

Scientists Baffled as Sun Spots Disappear During Peak of Solar Activity:

Researchers are baffled as the sun has gone quiet during a time in its 11-year-cycle when it should be at its most active. Just a few weeks ago it was bursting with sunspots but now it seems to be going days without even developing a single dark spot. Solar physicist Tony Phillips has named it an 'All Quiet Event.' Researchers are baffled as the ... [continue]

Nobel Laureate Joe Taylor, K1JT, to Conventioneers: Amateur Radio Will Thrive

Flood at the National Radio Centre – update

We regret that the National Radio Centre will remain shut (more…)

Brian Crow, K3VR issued $11,500 fine by FCC

NOTICE OF APPARENT LIABILITY FOR FORFEITURE Adopted: July 22, 2014 Released: July 22, 2014 By the District Director, Philadelphia Office, Northeast Region, Enforcement Bureau: I. INTRODUCTION 1. We propose a penalty of $11,500 against amateur radio station operator Brian Crow for intentionally causing interference to other amateur radio oper... [continue]

BATC to webstream Space Colloquium

Volunteers from the British Amateur Radio Club (BATC) will be webstreaming the AMSAT-UK International Space Colloquium which takes place July 26-27 in Guildford

GAREC 2014 next month in Alabama USA

The ARRL Alabama Section and the Huntsville Hamfest Association are proud to announce that the 2014 Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (GAREC) Conference will return to Huntsville, Alabama August 14-15

144 MHz channels to be used for the Commonwealth Games

The RSGB report that four 25 kHz bandwidth channels in the 144 MHz band between 144.00 and 144.100 MHz will be used at the Commonwealth Games July 22 to Aug 4

434 MHz Codec2 Walkie Talkie

Mike McCauley VK4AMM reports he has developed a 434 MHz Walkie Talkie using the amateur radio Codec2 digital voice mode

Stand by for TX Factor Episode 4

SARL HF Phone Contest

Drone records ham radio contest station

G4BUO's Pacific Tour

French Callsign Database

European Communications Office 2013 Report

Chewing the rag with India's Ham Radio operators

Eire Ham Radio Licence Exam

Roberto Ulises Beviglia, LU4BR SK

FCC Issues K3VR $11,500 NAL:

FCC Alleges Deliberate Interference, Failure to Identify in Proposing Substantial Fines for Two Radio Amateurs

W1AW Centennial Operations Move to Indiana, Rhode Island

KZ8O fined $22,000 by the FCC for intentional interference

VO-52 Satellite Decommissioned

HamRadioNow: NO on HR 4969 (the AR Parity Act), but YES on SDR

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

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014

Amateur radio enthusiasts hosting event in OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Amateur radio operators from across central Oklahoma are gathering this weekend for the 41st annual Ham Holiday event.

All Nations University College Makes Strides In Building The Amateur Ground Station

The team is poised to design and build and Amateur Satellite Ground ... Hamsphere is a software amateur radio simulator that allows licensed radio ...

Eire Ham Radio Licence Exam - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Eire Ham Radio Licence ExamSouthgate Amateur Radio ClubAmateur radio exams in Eire, population 4.6 million, are held twice a year. There is only a single HAREC compatible licence class which requires a pass in a 60 question multiple choice exam. Unlike the UK there are no practical assessments. The IRTS ...... [continue]

Ham radios aid in rescue of injured hiker on Boulder County trail - Boulder Daily Camera

Ham radios aid in rescue of injured hiker on Boulder County trailBoulder Daily CameraBoulder County emergency dispatchers received a call just after 12:30 p.m. on Monday from a man in Colorado Springs who said that he had been in contact via ham radio with another man on Boulder County's Fourth of July Trail that had come across an ...... [continue]

All Nations University College Makes Strides In Building The Amateur Ground Station

Hamsphere is a software amateur radio simulator that allows licensed radio amateurs and unlicensed enthusiasts to communicate with one another ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
W5GZ3822.4 W1AW/9 0159W1
KM9R7203.0 W1AW/9 0159W1
WU9D7081.0 W1AW/9 0159W1
KN2CZZ7005.5 TI2KWN 0159TI
WZ8D50200.0 W8MIL 0159W8
K8OC10105.0 W1AW/9 0159W1
W8MIL144200.0 WZ8D 0159WZ8
W3LPL18076.0 FK8CE 0159FK
K8ZOG7163.0 9K2GS 01589K
N8UUP50125.0 VE9WGD 0158VE9
VA3PAW14043.1 W1AW/9 0157W1
W4HLR50142.0 K1GUP 0157K1
4X1ZQ14085.0 4Z1TL 01574Z
UA3CS7005.6 TI2KWN 0157TI
KJ4ZYB50140.0 ND0C 0157ND0
N3XF50091.0 K2DSW 0157K2
XE2EX14245.0 VP9/KU9C 0156VP9
KA5WJY14228.0 OH4MDY 0156OH4
KC0TFI7244.5 W9IMS 0156W9
KF6A144200.0 WZ8D 0155WZ8

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
W1AW/13
W4O2
UA3TAK1
ZY14PB1
KU9C/VP91
J69AZ1
TI2KWN1
ZY14RR1
K8NY1
K9EU1
VE3NOO1
CX2KK1
HF spots from NA
W1AW/929
W1AW/124
BY4IB4
WB4CTX4
OK1CF3
TG9AJR2
W8FUK2
YV5DRN2
HF33WGC2
OH4MDY2
SH0O2
S50O2
KU9C/VP92
W4O1
IT9/W8DO1
HF spots from AS
KU9C/VP92
W1AW/11
4Z1TL1
WB3DEL1
HZ1BW1
WP4OUH1
R7KM1
W0YR1
BY4IB1
TA7AZC1
4S7NE1
4X6TT1
UA9CUA1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 99, A-index: 6
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Jul 24 0010 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 24, 20145599 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
Jul 18, 2014089 B1.3
Jul 17, 20141189 B1.7
Jul 16, 20142592 B2.7
Jul 15, 201470101 B4.0
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