AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

2014 Malaysia National Field Day - 15th & 16th September 2014

Dear All Amateur Radio Members, Malaysian Amateur Radio League (MARL), will be organizing 2014 National Field Day , for 24 hours beginning from Monday, 15th September 2014, 5pm until Tuesday, 16th September 2014, 10 pm. (16th Sept 2014 - Malaysia Day). This event will also be held concurrently at a number of location throughout the country. ... [continue]

Tuesday, 2nd September 2014

QSO Today Podcast - exploring the ionosphere with Eric Nichols, KL7AJ

Listen to Episode 6 of the QSO Today Podcast where Eric, 4Z1UG, has a QSO with Eric Nichols, KL7AJ, about his ham radio journey that has led to high power transmitter experiments on the ionosphere above Alaska. Click here for the show notes: [www.qsotoday.com] For the audio feed, click here For more information check out www.qsotoday.com fo... [continue]

Amateur Radio Transponder Will Accompany Japanese Asteroid Mission into Deep Space

According to a news report, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) Hayabusa 2 asteroid mission, now scheduled to launch in December, will carry the Abyss 2 (Shin’en 2) Amateur Radio satellite. A 17 kg, 50 cm diameter polyhedron, Shin’en 2, built by students at Kyushu Inistitute of Technology, makes extensive use of carbon-fiber reinforce... [continue]

Worldwide Doyen Of Amateur Radio Honoured

D Wardlaw IARU Presentation

Connecting Despite a Language Barrier:

When I was in junior high school in Muncie, Dad thought it was about time I got a job. I had lots of connections to the city, so it was not hard to land a job working at Tuhey Swimming Pool. It was my very first job, at 13 years of age, and I think I raked in about $20 every two weeks! I mean to tell you that was big money to this kid. The pool op... [continue]

Japanese asteroid mission to carry Amateur Radio

A Japanese news report says the asteroid mission Hayabusa 2, planned to launch in December 2014 on a H-IIA rocket, will also carry the amateur radio satellite Abyss 2 (Shin’en 2)

Radar Docu-drama on BBC TV

On September 4, BBC 2 will broadcast Castles In The Sky, a drama which tells the remarkable story of the fight to develop RADAR by Robert Watson-Watt and a team of UK scientists

Navassa Island operation

The KP1-5 Project is pleased to announce that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has agreed to allow an amateur radio operation from Navassa National Wildlife Refuge (KP1)

SARL Youth Net this Sunday

The South African Radio League Youth Net will be on the air every first Sunday of the month. The next net is on Sunday 7 September at 15:00 local time on 7070 kHz

TX Factor add French subtitles

Great news for French speaking viewers of TX Factor or for those who want to watch a great show about amateur radio whilst improving their French

White space between TV signals could save lives at sea

BBC News reports: The leftover white space between TV signals is raising the hope of saving lives at sea and providing broadband for remote communities

Amateur radio on a smartphone - using free wifi

ISWL callsigns for September

Footage of powerful solar flares released by Nasa

US-to-VK Transpacific Reception on 630 Meters Reported

Amateur Radio Enthusiasts Gather in Shelby For Annual Event (North Carolina)

FCC Ups the Ante in Proposing Huge Fine on CB Operator

UKube-1 Satellite Using FUNcube-2 For Downlink Workaround

Lebanon students talk to astronaut on ISS (Tennessee)

Radio Amateurs call on new recruits to tune into the world (UK)

China's pirate radio stations threaten passenger jet safety: Xinhua

DARC assist visually impaired radio hams

French subtitled version of TX Factor amateur radio TV Show now available!

McKean County Amateur Radio Club Starts Licensing Class:

Rising Number of Pirate Radio Stations In China Poses Plane Safety Threat:

It's time to 'Get Your Kicks On Route 66'

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Wednesday, 20th August 2014

DO7PSL Ham Radio Station Syma-X5c-Flight

HamRadio Station DO7PSL Stephan Lange - Syma X5c first Flight.

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NEWSPAPERS

Monday, 1st September 2014

Hamfest connects fans from across the region, globe

Shelby Hamfest is one of the only ham radio festivals in the Southeast, Cleveland County Director of Travel and Tourism Jackie Sibley previously said.

Sunday, 31st August 2014

Ham Radio Featured at Dave Ramsey Studios: - eHam.net

Ham Radio Featured at Dave Ramsey Studios:eHam.netThe Dave Ramsey show is heard on over 500 radio stations across the US and is the largest independent syndicated radio show in existence. KG4WXX Matt is the son of Ted Randall WB8PUM the host of the long running “QSO Radio Show” that runs on ...... [continue]

Saturday, 30th August 2014

Hamfest connects amateur radio fans

Ham radio fans looked for radio parts and met up with old friends at this weekend's Hamfest. It's been fun being able to meet folks you haven't seen in ...

Friday, 29th August 2014

McKean County Amateur Radio Club starts licensing class

The McKean County Amateur Radio Club, an affiliated club with the American Radio Relay League, will conduct a technician licensing class next ...

Thousands expected at weekend's Hamfest

Thousands of attendees are expected to be on hand for the return of the Shelby Amateur Radio Club's Hamfest, which begins Saturday. This is its ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
LW3DC14082.0 W1AW/1 2328W1
K5JTH14040.0 JT1CO 2328JT
KC5RXR28400.0 PY2ZK 2327PY2
CA7CAQ7171.0 EA1IMP 2327EA
KC5RXR28405.0 PU2WDX 2327PU
K3NUI7165.0 OM3TWM 2326OM
N5PHT10119.0 N5PHT 2326N5
KP4BD24923.0 WB4CTX 2326WB4
AE7PG14033.6 W1AW/1 2325W1
K8JH14072.3 K8JH 2324K8
W6OAT18150.0 W1AW/1 2323W1
UT1AA10114.0 SN50MKS 2323SN
W5JAY24921.0 TG9AJR 2322TG
KC4FWS7156.0 TI2CC 2322TI
W8LMG14265.0 OM3SEM 2322OM
WD9Q10112.0 W1AW/7 2322W1
YY5RAO7165.0 OM3TWM 2321OM
YV4FUE14076.0 HC6PE 2320HC
9W6EZ28298.0 V73TEN/B 2319V7
ZL2IFB28298.0 V73TEN/B 2319V7

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
W1AW/15
SN50MKS3
KA1EFO3
OX3KQ3
LW5HR2
OE9MMH2
HS0ZEE2
5Q7Y1
N3YWQ1
K2TQC1
EU6ML1
KA1MR1
SC2014ECC1
KG2KJ1
AM05XA1
HF spots from NA
W1AW/123
W1AW/76
W1VT4
JT1CO4
OP147MN3
WB4CTX3
TI2CC3
S01WS3
OM3TWM2
PR7CPK2
KH2L2
WP4U1
OP147NM1
K4HC1
TG9AJR1
HF spots from AS
LW5HR1
W1AW/71

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 136, A-index: 10
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2014 Sep 02 2105 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Sep 02, 201494136 B4.5
Sep 01, 201490127 B5.1
Aug 31, 201464125 B4.6
Aug 30, 201473123 B3.5
Aug 29, 201478120 B3.5
Aug 28, 201482119 B4.2
Aug 27, 201481123 B4.8
Aug 26, 2014112128 B4.8
Aug 25, 2014128152 B5.9
Aug 24, 2014124141 B5.0
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