AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Tony's 10m Band Report

A week on Fuerteventura for me and now we’re back. Best DX VK9XI (Xmas Is), S9YY (Sao Tome and Principe), XT2AW (Birkina Faso, SU/DM4DX (Egypt), PS300NSA (Brazil) and LZ105PBP (Bulgaria)

Saturday, 21st October 2017

FCC scraps Telegraph regulations

The FCC, continuing its drive to remove outmoded regulations and reduce the regulatory burden, has scrapped Telegraph regulations

Emergency Communications Committee minutes released

A meeting of the RSGB Emergency Communications Committee meeting was held at the National Hamfest, Newark on September 29, 2017

Foundations of Amateur Radio #124

What to pack for a Contest? In the past I've talked about what kind of station I have, how I tend to operate and what kind of tools I use in my day-to-day running of an Amateur Radio station. This week I want to take a closer look at what I do when I participate in a contest

Beginners Guide to Ham Radio, Make Your Own

The Autodesk EAGLE PCB design software site has a great article promoting amateur radio

Getting Started with Satellites on Ham Talk Live

Episode 86 of Ham Talk Live, broadcast October 19, featured Sean Kutzko KX9X talking about how to get started on the amateur radio satellites

Portuguese JOTA station list 2017 available

A complete list of Portuguese stations that will be active during this weekend for the 60th Jamboree On The Air 2017 is now available

Boy Scouts to Hold Event in Copperas Cove:

Boy Scouts of America Leon Valley District, Longhorn Council has coordinated with the Cove Repeaters Association, a ham radio organization, in Copperas Cove, to assist with the 60th anniversary of BSA Jamboree-on-the-Air, or JOTA. And the Copperas Cove VFW will assist with the Jamboree-on-the-Internet. This event will occur at High Chapparal Park ... [continue]

Radio Club Reflects on Past Accomplishments, Looks to Future:

In a room tucked under Neyland Stadium, the UT Amateur Radio Club reaches over 200 countries. Amateur radio, also known as ham radio, involves the use of the radio frequency spectrum for non-commercial purposes, like exchanging messages, private recreation and radio sport. The term "amateur" is used mainly to distinguish the hobby from private bro... [continue]

Kansas City Firefighter Uses Ham Radio Skills to Help Puerto Rico:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jeremy Dougherty admits that his wife wasn't always a huge fan of his Ham Radio hobby. "She teases me a lot," Dougherty smiles. "She says, 'This is an old man hobby. Who does ham radio?'" Dougherty is a Kansas City firefighter who picked up Ham Radio just a couple of years ago for fun. But when hurricane winds toppled Puerto Ri... [continue]

QRZ DX and The DX Magazine Publisher Carl Smith, N4AA, SK

QRZ DX and The DX Magazine Publisher and Editor Carl Smith, N4AA, of Asheville, North Carolina, died on October 20. An ARRL member, he was 77 and had been a radio amateur and DXer for more than 6 decades. Smith and his late wife Miriam, KB4C, bought the two publications’ parent DX Publishing in 1997“Carl was a ham’s ham, as he dabbled in man... [continue]

RadFxSat (Fox-1B) FM Satellite Set to Launch in November:

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #42 de K7RA:

Portable Ham Radio Operating Tips & Tricks Volume #1

Meet the judge who codes — and decides tech’s biggest cases

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2086 for Friday, October 20 2017

New NoVs for 146-146MHz

500th GB2CW transmission for G3UKV

60th Jamboree on the Air

2016 Convention videos on YouTube

Advanced exam distance learning course

The K7RA Solar Update

Bidding is Now Open for the 12th Annual ARRL On-Line Auction!

Propagation News – 22 October 2017

News for England Midlands – 22 October 2017

News for England North – 22 October 2017

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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NEWSPAPERS

Saturday, 21st October 2017

Scouts and Girl Guides combine for successful Jamboree | photos

Along with the Oxley Region Amateur Radio Club, Sea Scouts' region team leader and district commissioner, the Port Macquarie Sea Scouts also ...

Rain fails to put damper on climbathon

Zachary said, during the preparations, a member of the Sabah Amateur Radio Society also experienced hypothermia. “The weather was too cold.

Friday, 20th October 2017

Scout ham radio jamboree is Saturday

Scouts and their families and friends in the Whispering Pines District of the Great Trail Council, Boy Scouts of America, are participating Saturday in ...

FLASH UPDATE FRIDAY

The Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association will be at Camp Stambaugh's Brown Pavilion, 3712 Leffingwell Road, Saturday, and radios will be ...

Hart E. Bondi 1942 -2017

He held a single engine private pilot's license and amateur radio (general) license. Hart enjoyed cruising in his dream car, a 1955 Chevy convertible, ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
DE3RPC21240.0 6W1QL 00126W
K2HAT7216.0 N2PEQ 1529N2
IZ1ZJS18150.0 ET3AA 1529ET
9A6ST18085.0 5A1AL 15295A
KN7D14243.4 VO1RAC 1529VO1
YL2SM28490.0 5V7SM 15295V
N8LR24892.1 S01WS 1529S0
YO7MPD18150.0 ET3AA 1529ET
N2CQ7048.0 W2DXE 1529W2
DL2SBF24892.0 S01WS 1529S0
PB2A18155.0 3B8/IW2NEF 15293B8
EA7EI7065.0 EA9UV 1529EA9
SV3EXU24892.0 S01WS 1529S0
RZ3LC18157.0 RW44FF 1529RW4
DM3PKK21035.6 N7DR 1529N7
G3PXT14238.0 DR1D 1529DR
EA5DZ21260.0 3XY3D/P 15293X
EA1CEZ7150.0 EG1MRB 1528EG
UR5WCE28074.0 PP5CY 1528PP5
NG7M14080.0 GW0A 1528GW

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
W3R/903
S01WS2
5A1AL2
W3F/902
ET3AA2
3XY3D/P2
II2JOTA2
TC10U1
N2ZX1
DL3JJ1
DR1D1
IQ0AH1
LZ1MS1
TC1OU1
EA9KB1
HF spots from NA
F6KOP/P3
IZ4BOY2
EA6VQ2
DL1BUG1
IQ1GE1
OK1CF1
ZA1F1
PA0GJV1
KD2HJZ1
OZ4DSR1
EM0I1
OK1DOY1
W2DXE1
LZ5Z1
KM2O1
HF spots from AS
WA7NB1
RA17CW1
DK9PY1
HG500REF1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 76, A-index: 8

Report issued 2017 Oct 21 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Oct 21, 2017076 A6.6
Oct 20, 2017076 A5.3
Oct 19, 2017073 A5.7
Oct 18, 2017073 A4.1
Oct 17, 2017070 A3.4
Oct 16, 20171271 A2.5
Oct 15, 2017070 A1.8
Oct 14, 2017069 A0.0
Oct 13, 2017070 A1.4
Oct 12, 2017070 A1.1
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