AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

AmateurLogic.TV 11th Anniversary Contest

October is AmateurLogic's 11th Anniversary. We've teamed up with Icom and MFJ to offer some lucky amateur a great HF station. • Icom IC-7300 Base Radio (Icom) • MFJ-2010 Off Center Fed Dipole HF Antenna (MFJ) • MFJ-4230MV 12 volt, 30 Amp Power Supply (MFJ) • 100 foot RG-8X Coax (MFJ) Details at www.amateurlogic.tv/contest... [continue]

Thursday, 25th August 2016

Amateur radio active in Italian earthquake.

Following the magnitude 6.2 earthquake which struck central Italy on 24 August, Italian radio amateurs are active in the emergency response. Please keep 7060kHz clear along with other Emergency CoA frequencies in the 80 and 40m bands for emergency communications within Italy. No external assistance is required at this time. The Italian radio amateu... [continue]

Application Window Opens on September 1 for Prospective ISS Ham Radio Contact Hosts

Hurricane Watch Net on “Standby Alert” for Unnamed Potential Tropical Storm

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) will go on “Standby Alert” in the event that a strong tropical system bearing the designation “Invest 99L” becomes a named storm over the next couple of days. The system, which already has been generating gale force winds near the Virgin Islands, is moving west-northwest at 15 to 20 MPH. HWN Manager Bobby Grave... [continue]

Latvia Gains Two New Amateur Radio Bands - ARRL

ARRLLatvia Gains Two New Amateur Radio BandsARRLRadio amateurs in Latvia now have two new bands, following the introduction of their new Amateur Radio license on August 9. Access now is permitted to a new 60 meter allocation of 5351.5–5366.5 kHz, with a maximum power output of 15 W EIRP.... [continue]

Amateur Radio Volunteers Assisting in Italian Earthquake Response

Radio amateurs are taking part in the response to the 6.2 magnitude earthquake on August 24 in central Italy, International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) President Don Beattie, G3BJ, reports. IARU Region 1 Emergency Communications Coordinator Greg Mossop, G0DUB, has requested that 7060 kHz (LSB ±10 kHz) be kept clear of non-emergency traf... [continue]

Ham radio around the world balloon

Ham radio around the world balloon The amateur radio CNSP-29 144 MHz APRS balloon, callsign K6RPT-12, has successfully completed three circumnavigations of the globe and is still flying On Wednesday, August 24, 2016 it passed within a mile of the San Jose site where it was launched on June 13. California Near Space Project CNSP-29 [www.cnsp-... [continue]

18th World ARDF Championship

18th World ARDF Championship The 18th World Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championship will take place in Bulgaria on September 3-9, 2016 Hundreds of competitors from 39 countries, including the UK, are expected to take part in the event hosted by the Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs (BFRA).... 18th World ARDF Championship... [continue]

18th World ARDF Championship

The 18th World Amateur Radio Direction Finding Championship will take place in Bulgaria on September 3-9, 2016

VOA Museum to host speaker on 'The Dark Art of Presidential Political Advertising' Sept. 28

Emmy award-winning producer, director and photojournalist Glenn Hartong will present 'The Dark Art of Presidential Political Advertising' on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester

Online ham radio sale triggers terror alarm

The Times of India reports on concerns over the unrestricted online sale of amateur radio sets which can be used across a wide spectrum

Summer Section Manager election results announced

A5A will be activated again

Tony's 10m Band Report

Ham radio around the world balloon

Radio hams active in Italian earthquake

Ready to Activate for NPOTA: White House Creates New National Park Service Unit

Latvia Gains Two New Amateur Radio Bands - ARRL

Latvia Gains Two New Amateur Radio Bands

Summer Section Manager Election Results Announced:

Amateur Radio Emergency Frequencies for Earthquake Response in Italy:

Aves Island YX0V DXpedition Put on Hold

Ham Talk Live! Episode 28 - Ward Silver, N0AX from YASME Foundation and Spurious Emissions Band

Amateur radio active in Italian earthquake.

Eartquake Central Italy

Radio Amateur Swap Canada. - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

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

Thursday, 25th August 2016

Tornado hits Kokomo, Indiana

UPDATE @ 6:40 p.m.: The confirmed tornado at 6:40 p.m. was located eight miles northwest of Swayzee, or 10 miles northeast of Kokomo, heading ...

Wednesday, 24th August 2016

FCC Enforcement Monitor

A California amateur radio licensee received a $25,000 fine from the FCC for intentionally interfering with the transmissions of other amateurs radio ...

SCOUT Notes -- 33rd Group Enjoy Summer Camp

Bob and Eunice Lynch were part of the Scout Radio Team providing radio-related activities and the opportunity to talk with radio amateurs and Scouts ...

Local radio club meeting set for 7 pm Wednesday at NCEMS Station 1

Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 — The second monthly meeting of the Kentucky Amateur Radio Society is 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 at Nelson County ...

Monday, 22nd August 2016

Easton Amateur Radio Society marks Coast Guard anniversary

The Easton Amateur Radio Society did a Special Event aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Taney at the Inner Harbor in Baltimore on Aug, 4, the 226th ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
YO2MKI14012.9 EM25I 1629EM
OH8UV7010.3 E717MFF 1629E7
F4HMI7176.0 EC5AHA 1629EC
YO3IPR14200.0 YB71RI/7 1628YB
N5KXI7193.0 K0USA 1628K0
SV7GBR50420.1 IQ4FE/B 1628I
G0GYY14013.0 EM25I 1628EM
K0OE14280.0 W7ISG 1628W7
IU4FJI14010.0 UK/R1ZY 1628UK
EA2DDE14245.0 9M2MSO 16289M2
UA4NCE14005.0 VU2TMP 1628VU
I1UP18073.0 EA8/IV3HAX 1628EA8
E77AR144300.0 IW4BET 1628I
W3LPL14022.0 CY9C 1628CY9
EA4GU7176.0 EC5AHA 1627EC
RO4I14213.5 RO4I 1627RO4
R2ZM14045.0 9M2MCB 16279M2
S51CAB14245.0 9M2MSO 16279M2
R7GR14009.9 UK/R1ZY 1627UK
SA3CJF14210.0 UX2IO 1627UX

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
9M2MSO6
YB71RI/74
YB0IBM4
IZ5GST/IT94
R15RTRN4
EA5RKX3
CY9C3
IG9/IT9CLN3
OZ0JD/P3
IQ8WN/P3
YB1DNF3
YQ0BIKE3
EM25I3
9V1KK2
EA4LI2
HF spots from NA
CY9C10
K0USA5
K6WFV3
W3H2
N8BC2
K2QS2
9M2PUL1
9K2MU1
W7FKF1
YB7RI/61
W7AI1
N8SK1
W1JFK1
KOUSA1
W7ISG1
HF spots from AS
R15RTRN2
YQ0BIKE2
IF9/IT9PPG1
E717MFF1
UB5O/11
YO2016SIMPO1
UA3ECD1
EG7URI1
EH1LSI1
9M2ROL1
JD1YBV1
UK/R1ZY1
T6TM1
UA4COB1
UX1IX1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 78, A-index: 19

Report issued 2016 Aug 25 1510 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Aug 25, 20164378 A8.5
Aug 24, 20164778 A9.6
Aug 23, 20163381 A7.7
Aug 22, 20161180 A8.3
Aug 21, 20161277 A9.4
Aug 20, 20163778 A8.6
Aug 19, 20165481 A8.2
Aug 18, 20166482 A8.2
Aug 17, 20168183 A9.1
Aug 16, 20167087 A9.9
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