AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2010, May 6, 2016:

The following is a QST. The North Korea DXPedition is dead. National Parks on the Air gets a station operating from the world's largest single span arch bridge. A team of kids makes the most of the Florida QSO Party. And our lead story: the FCC cracks down on a New York-area jammer. All this and more in Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2008 coming yo... [continue]

Friday, 6th May 2016

Amateur Radio Licensing Class - Hudson Valley News Network

Hudson Valley News NetworkAmateur Radio Licensing ClassHudson Valley News NetworkPOUGHKEEPSIE – The Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response in partnership with the Mt. Beacon and QSY Society Amateur Radio Clubs, will facilitate a two-day Technician Level amateur radio licensing class on Saturday, May 14th from 8:00 ...... [continue]

Now Available BCM-220 Mobile Radio:

BridgeCom Systems, Inc is pleased to announce the availability of BCM-220 Mobile Radio for the amateur radio market.

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #19 de K7RA:

Solar activity increased last week, making one of those occasional upticks on the way down from the peak of the solar cycle. Average daily sunspot numbers increased from 43.3 to 74.7, and average daily solar flux increased by 10 points to 91.9. Average planetary A index went from 9.4 to 11.3 and average mid-latitude A index went from 11.6 to 10.7.... [continue]

2016 Space Weather Workshop

The 2016 Space Weather Workshop was held at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield, Colorado (April 25 to 29). The agenda and presentations are now available for viewing. Included in the agenda is a look ahead at Solar Cycle 25 from Dr. Doug Biesecker, NOAA/SWPC. Full agenda: http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/images/u33/2016_SWW..... [continue]

G0FUW appointed RSGB Chairman

The RSGB is pleased to announce that Steve Hartley, G0FUW, has been appointed as Chairman of the Board for the coming year. Steve has been an active volunteer for over 25 years, predominantly in training, and has served on the Board for two and a half years. He has led the introduction of the Youth […]

Final ARISS contact on Monday

The final ARISS Schools contact between Kings School, Ottery St Mary, Devon and Tim Peake on the International Space Station has now been confirmed for Monday, 9 May at 0926UTC, which is 1026BST. It will be a direct contact using callsign GB1OSM operated by the ARISS UK Operations team. The downlink should be audible over […]

Also in GB2RS this week…

For those with an interest in World War II history, an auction of a D-Day Museum’s storage is due to take place on the 21st and 22nd of May at the Auction House in Caen, France. Around 800 lots are in the catalogue with items from British troops to French resistance as well as US […]

Propagation News – 8 May 2016

The solar flux index held steadfast at 90 for most of the week, but geomagnetic conditions remained unsettled with the K-index hitting five on Bank Holiday Monday. The latter half of the week was a little more settled, bringing better HF conditions with only a few minor C-class solar flares. At the time of writing, […]

News for England Midlands – 8 May 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Wythall Radio Club has its club net from 8pm on 145.225MHz or GB3WL tonight and next Sunday. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class plus a club night and committee meeting. Wednesday sees the 80m Club Championships data leg from 8pm, and the regular […]

News for England North – 8 May 2016

We start with news from clubs that have several events this week. Halifax and District Amateur Radio Society is holding a Foundation mock exam, plus discussing a project to build a HF filter set and continuing Intermediate training. On Wednesday sees a club net on ±145.400MHz, starting at the new time of 7pm. Thursday brings […]

News for Northern Ireland – 8 May 2016

News for Scotland – 8 May 2016

Romania Puts Toe In the 5 MHz Waters with Scheduled Ham Radio Testing: - eHam.net

The K7RA Solar Update

News for England South-West – 8 May 2016

News for Wales – 8 May 2016

Exams Standards Committee report

Examination Standards Committee Report 2016

Richard (Dick) Fixter, G0DIC, 29 March 2016

ARISS contact planned for The Kings School, Ottery St Mary, Devon, U.K.

Can you hear SamSat-218D ?

Primary school links up with Tim Peake using amateur radio

Florence HamFest 2016

Dayton Youth Forums

Online Australian licence lookup service

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, 7th May 2016

Middletown students contact astronaut in space

With the help of the Newport County Radio Club students at All Saints ... 6 in the country, to reach the international space station by amateur radio.

Friday, 6th May 2016

Longtime emergency volunteers recognized by province

Bridget Ann Milsom, a 20-year veteran of North Shore Rescue, and George Merchant, a pioneer of local ham radio and emergency communications, ...

All Saints Students to Quiz Astronaut

The event is being coordinated through the Newport County HAM Radio Club and parent volunteer leaders Mike and Beth Cullen, who say that ...

SamSat-218D

They are now reaching out to the radio amateur community, inviting everybody with sufficiently sensitive UHF VHF band (144 MHz) equipment to help ...

Thursday, 5th May 2016

Today in history: May 5

Young Rich, a junior at Holland High School, is making arrangements for an amateur radio exhibit at the third annual hobby show in the Youth Center ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
EA7VD7123.0 EA8AT 0015EA8
N4QWK7245.0 W9AV 0019W9
PY6TS3520.0 R16MSK 0019R1
AB4YL7245.0 W9AV 0019W9
K4HEB7245.0 W9AV 0018W9
PU2MMP144470.0 ZY2WC 0018ZY
W4ABC50110.4 AC4TO 0018AC4
PY1PDF144500.0 PY1AA 0017PY1
DH2ID14077.0 WH6AQ 0017WH6
IS0MKX14248.0 IS0FDW 0016IS
KV4TU14225.0 CT1DMC 0016CT
WW0WWW18078.0 KH8/KC0W 0016KH8
TI2CCC14015.0 TF3DX/M 0015TF
R8FF3507.0 R1895DR 0015R1
TI2EMG7172.0 RP71KR 0015RP7
K9DTB144200.0 K9MRI 0014K9
YV5TAV7172.0 RP71KR 0014RP7
KK7JS14086.4 6Y5WJ 00136Y
K5VIP28050.0 WQ4CWA 0012WQ4
PY2SPW50110.0 PY2BL 0011PY2

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
7X4AN3
6Y5WJ3
RP71KR2
W1ZY2
J39JZ2
TM5FI1
IS0FDW1
IW8RVG1
HR5/F2JD1
S01WS1
HK3C1
5T0JL1
K4T1
KE8ANS1
CN8KD1
HF spots from NA
K4T6
CN8KD5
W9AV4
6Y5WJ3
TF3JB3
A71HD3
EA2LMI2
4X68TT2
RP71KR2
IS0FDW2
KP4/K6DTT2
EA1FW2
CT1DMC2
TM5FI2
JT1AA/52
HF spots from AS
RP71AO4
R1895DR3
RP71SF2
R16CAN1
R16USA1
HR5/F2JD1
IU1FNH1
RP71KW1
R16LVA1
RK9DR1
R16NOR1
XQ6HA1
4Z4KX1
RP71KR1
FW5JJ1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 90, A-index: 17
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 May 06 2115 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
May 06, 20165590 B2.5
May 05, 20166787 B2.6
May 04, 20165790 B2.4
May 03, 20167590 B1.3
May 02, 20167690 B1.7
May 01, 20168292 B2.1
Apr 30, 20168294 B2.0
Apr 29, 20168492 B2.2
Apr 28, 20168695 B2.1
Apr 27, 20166593 B1.4
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