AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Icom America's new D-STAR Transceiver is now available

Adventure awaits with the new Icom ID-4100A VHF/UHF Dual Band Transceiver. A compact and smart design, this is the perfect D-STAR companion with its intuitive interface and full dot-matrix display. Expand D-STAR communications today with Icom

Sunday, 30th April 2017

FCC to modernize Part 95 Regs - GMRS, FRS, CB

The FCC is to legalize 27 MHz CB DXing and boost power of license exempt UHF FM Family Radio Service (equivalent of UK PMR 446)

WRTC 2018 plans call for greater participation by young contesters

The 8th World Radiosport Team Championship, WRTC 2018 in Germany next July, will offer seats on three teams for contesters who are 25 or younger at the time of the event. Prospective participants need only to apply

RadFxSat (Fox-1B) passes Mission Readiness Review

The RadFxSat (Fox-1B) Mission Readiness Review was held Saturday morning, April 29th, at the Cal Poly campus in front of a board representing Tyvak, Cal Poly, and NASA

AMSAT at the Dayton Hamvention - Call for volunteers

The Dayton Hamvention is less than three weeks away! Last year, we had 45 people assist with the AMSAT booth at Dayton. We've had a good response so far to our call for volunteers, but we could really use another 10-15 people

Ham radio operators still have role to play

The people who keep communication lines open when disaster strikes are looking for new talent

Moncton artist bringing back sounds of former Sackville Radio-Canada towers

A Moncton artist has brought back to life the sounds of the 13 CBC Radio-Canada International shortwave towers that once stood in Sackville, N.B. on the Tantramar Marsh

Mahe Island

Ivan, LZ1PJ, will be active as S79J from the Lemongrass Lodge on Mahe Island (AF-024) between May 2-10th

Mumbai Mirror: No More Online Sale of Wireless Radios:

Following a complaint by a group of ham radio operators that wireless equipment being sold online on e-commerce sites can pose a serious national security threat, the union Telecommunications ministry has now ordered the ecommerce websites to stop selling wireless equipments online with immediate effect. In November 2016, a group of 78 ham operato... [continue]

Broadcast Museum Stages Ham Radio Meet:

Chuck Conrad's not sure what to expect: tailgate-meets catering to ham radio enthusiasts draw massive crowds in Dallas and substantial turnouts in Shreveport, and he's eager to see what kind of radio-traffic the Texas Broadcasting Museum can draw next month. The invitations have been going out over the airwaves between the Longview East Texas Amat... [continue]

Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Show Tuesday:

This Tuesday May 2, on Amateur Radio Roundtable, join Katie, Dave, and me with our special guests Don Wilbanks Don Wilbanks and Glen Popiel KW5GP. Don will give us all the details about the Hamnation300 special event in May and also fill us in on the Young Ham of the Year. Glen will be showing and discussing all the new ham radio Arduino p... [continue]

Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Show Tuesday: - eHam.net

The Skinny on Ham Radio, Fatty-Style - All At Sea

Armed Forces Day Crossband Communications Test Set for Saturday, May 13: - eHam.net

WIA quiet on AGM Motions on Notice

ACMA reviews Licence Equivalency Table

IHSG announce NevadaMast available from stock!

Gilnahirk Listening Station - special event

CQ-DATV 47 Magazine available for free download

Community radio: future licensing and technical policy

Fixed Wireless pushed to the limit

Smart meters - friend or foe?

Ham Radio Operators Still Have Role to Play:

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #17 de K7RA:

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2061 for Friday, April 28, 2017:

Amateur Radio Newsline Report Number 2061 with a release date of Friday, April 28 2017 to follow in 5-4-3-2-1. - eHam.net

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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Saturday, 29th April 2017

Broadcast museum stages ham radio meet

Chuck Conrad's not sure what to expect: tailgate-meets catering to ham radio enthusiasts draw massive crowds in Dallas and substantial turnouts in ...

HAM radio operators still have role to play

The people who keep communication lines open when disaster strikes are looking for new talent. That's amateur radio clubs, and they're increasingly ...

Friday, 28th April 2017

Distracted driving: Radio exemptions make no sense

The new law prohibits holding an electronic device while driving; however, operating an amateur radio or a two-way or citizens band radio will be ...

Thursday, 27th April 2017

Toy echidna launched into space by Riverland library in bid to fire children's curiosity

The tale of a stuffed toy echidna that travelled through space and landed in a farmer's wheat field — with the help of the amateur radio group — has ...

Ham radio connects at festival

Al Houston, a member of North Hills Amateur Radio Club, communicates with his ham radio at his house in Mars. Houston is the chairman of the club's ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
IK3FHP14256.0 II3MDC 1229I
WT2P7229.5 K4D 1229K4
UR3RAM14160.0 UE25FO 1229UE2
KK4TE14246.0 W4N 1229W4
K1TO14276.0 K4N 1229K4
VE2FK14026.5 K4L 1229K4
HB9EBM14013.0 HB9BS 1229HB
IK5XCT21010.0 II5MDC 1228I
SP9MRK21295.0 A25UK 1228A2
LZ1KG436800.0 ES1ACS 1228ES
W7SW7013.1 DS5DNO 1228DS
KE1AB14255.0 W4U 1228W4
VE2FK14045.5 AD4ES/PIN 1228PI
RU0ANR14187.0 ER1MM 1228ER
F5NBX14248.4 RW3XZ 1228RW3
IZ8UFO28475.0 IZ8UFO 1228I
LA1EOA18135.0 7X2VFK 12287X
PA1FD14205.0 UT0U 1228UT
US2IFK28465.0 UX7IW 1228UX
WZ1V144205.0 W1COT 1227W1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
A25UK5
HZ1SK2
R25SRR2
IU0FBK/P2
IU0FB/P1
A61CP1
II3MDC1
EI/SP2SNF1
DL5YM1
SP2ALT/21
UX7IW1
MM2N1
IZ1NJA/P1
UT0U1
SP2ALT1
HF spots from NA
K4D2
W4U1
K4N1
AD4ES/PIN1
W4N1
K4I1
K4L1
K4U1
W4D1
DS5DNO1
K4R1
HF spots from AS
JA1FNA1
OD5VB1
ER1MM1
HV0A1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 77, A-index: 6
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2017 Apr 30 0905 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Apr 30, 20173477 A7.3
Apr 29, 20173577 A8.5
Apr 28, 20172378 A9.0
Apr 27, 20173678 A9.5
Apr 26, 20173680 A9.2
Apr 25, 20174181 B1.0
Apr 24, 20174380 A9.9
Apr 23, 20172983 B1.0
Apr 22, 20173984 B1.1
Apr 21, 20172682 B1.1
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