AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Noel Donawa, 9Y4X, active with regulators in the Caribbean

AS part of his activities in favor of amateur radio, our Area E Director and Treasurer Noel Donawa, 9Y4X, meets regularly with Member Societies and colleagues of the Caribbean and with members of CTU, the Caribbean Telecommunications Union.   Photo of Area E Director and Treasurer Noel Donawa, 9Y4X, with Mr. Leonardo de Abreu Ladeira, M.S Poli... [continue]

Tuesday, 27th September 2016

Championship of Ukraine among the youth radio

They say that the younger generation nothing exciting except smartphones. For you championship of Ukraine among the youth radio

Ham Radio 360: Workbench #7 Matt Berggren of Autodesk (PCB Design)

Today on the workbench, we interview Matt Berggren of Autodesk. Matt is responsible for Eagle PCB tools, Autodesk Circuits, and Tinkercad. Listen Link Here. ... Ham Radio 360: Workbench #7 Matt Berggren of Autodesk (PCB Design)... [continue]

Rules Released for New ARRL 222 MHz and Up Distance Contest

The official rules for the new ARRL 222 MHz and Up Contest have been released. The contest will debut in August 2017. Participants will attempt to work as many stations as possible on the 222 MHz through 241 GHz bands, “using any allowable mode.” Competing stations will exchange six-character grid locators (“sub-grid”). Rovers report their ... [continue]

ARRL Acting as Catalyst in College Radio Club Revitalization Campaign

Radio Club Offers Incentive To Residents To Become Licensed Operators:

A local club is hoping to encourage amateurs to become licensed radio operators by offering an incentive. The Livingston County Amateur Radio Klub, or LARK, is giving away a new Dual Band radio to anyone who successfully passes their exam to become a licensed radio operator. LARK Technical Director, Les Butler, says "being an amateur radio operato... [continue]

Review of the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan:

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has opened consultation on its proposed update of the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan. The ACMA announced it on its website on 22 September 2016. The Authority has issued a discussion paper and related documents, referring directly to possible changes, and invites submissions before ... [continue]

WIA: Amateur Reciprocal Qualifications Review:

The Australian Communications and Media Authority has reset the qualification equivalency of the US Technician Licence for new applications to that of the entry level Australian Foundation Licence. The majority of submissions to the ACMA inquiry fully agreed that the Foundation Licence was the most appropriate for reciprocal licensing purposes. Be... [continue]

Geomagnetic Blitz of September 1941:

Seventy-five years ago, a massive geomagnetic storm disrupted electrical power, interrupted radio broadcasts, and illuminated the night sky in a World War II battle theater.

Monday, 26th September 2016

ARRL to Host CHIRP Radio Programming Webinar

ARRL will host a CHIRP Radio Programming webinar on Wednesday, October 19, at 8 PM ET (0000 UTC on Thursday, October 20, in US time zones). This presentation will offer a brief overview of the free, open-source CHIRP software, which can be used to program most radios.Attendees will learn: What CHIRP is, which radios are supported, how to get CHIRP,... [continue]

Retired Librarian Who Was Maine’s First Woman Radio Amateur Turns 108

Mary Cousins, ex-W1GSC, who was the first woman in Maine to obtain an Amateur Radio license, celebrated her 108th birthday on September 20. Now a resident of a care facility in the coastal fishing village of Deer Isle, Cousins was treated to a party complete with a cake decorated with images of local newspaper articles from 1908, the year she was b... [continue]

ARRL to Host CHIRP Radio Programming Webinar - ARRL

Amateur Radio Newsline headlines for Ham Nation. September 28, 2016, 2016.

Radio Club of Tacoma W7DK to celebrate its 100th Anniversary

RadCom October 2016, Vol. 92, No. 10

MIT's Flea Market Specializes in Rare, Obscure Electronics:

Radio Club's Youngest Member Becomes Certified:

WIA Review Seeks Foundation License Enhancement:

WICEN in Search for Missing Aircraft:

Amateur Radio Roundtable: Interference, BPL, and ATT's New AirGig: - eHam.net

Amateur Radio Newsline Headlines for Ham Nation:

Amateur Radio Roundtable: Interference, BPL, and ATT's New AirGig:

WIA seeks 200 watts for Standard (Novice) holders

What makes a good portable CW paddle?

The Geomagnetic Blitz of September 1941

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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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Wednesday, 28th September 2016

Amateur (Ham) Radio

Not to worry, we are both amateur radio operators (ham radio operators), and have several short and long distance radio base stations in our house, ...

Tuesday, 27th September 2016

The Rare and Obscure at 'Geekfest'

Every third Sunday, MIT's Radio Society hosts a parking-lot flea market that's part ... Others are amateur radio enthusiasts adding to their collections.

Monday, 26th September 2016

Local Radio Club Offers Incentive To Residents To Become Licensed Operators

A local club is hoping to encourage amateurs to become licensed radio operators by offering an incentive. The Livingston County Amateur Radio Klub, ...

MacB Adds Key Research and Development Lab in Fayetteville

The intent is to prevent unwanted interference to radio reception including broadcast radio, television, amateur radio and emergency services.

Head to MIT's Flea Marketto GetGadgets You Can't Find in Stores

The place, called Swapfest, is among favorites of those amateur radio enthusiasts who are looking for something new and extraordinary to add in their ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
DL1VFR3583.4 AN400G 0459AN
WA2JQK3521.0 MD/DL2HWA 0458MD
HC5F14190.0 HC5F 0458HC
UA4NBA14020.0 UA0WW/M 0458UA0
UR5YW3650.0 UR5CHX 0458UR
BH4IGO14010.0 H44GC 0458H4
BI4SHV21188.0 T88ON 0457T8
UA4HIP14180.0 UA0WW/M 0457UA0
R3ZG7147.0 AN400I 0456AN
TA3ABM7147.0 AN400I 0456AN
EA5DNO7026.4 MD/DL1RTL 0456MD
VK4FFAB7030.0 VK4FFAB 0455VK4
R6NS7150.0 CX6RW 0455CX
EA5KI7164.2 TG9NT 0455TG
VK3AWG14183.0 T31T/MM 0454T31
KP4PKG14175.0 CE0Y/LU9VEA 0454CE0Y
YP6Z14010.0 H44GC 0454H4
R5WW10114.0 H44GC 0453H4
RA6XN/P10113.0 S57V 0453S5
ZL3GK14265.0 VK9NZ 0453VK9N

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
UA0WW/M11
D66D7
AN400I5
S79KB4
CX6RW4
V31MA3
HB0/DL5YL3
ZD7FT3
T31T/MM2
IZ2FME2
VK9NZ2
H44GC2
TG9NT2
AN400N2
AN400R2
HF spots from NA
VP6AH7
VK9NZ5
TG9NT2
AN400I2
G4UFK2
ZD7FT2
ZS6CCY2
CE0Y/LU9VEA2
CA1JOK1
CT9/DF6QV1
SV3RF1
H44GC1
FG5N1
HP1VVM1
MD/DL2HWA1
HF spots from AS
D66D6
KH0/AK4CE4
H44GC2
R165VW2
CE0Y/LU9VEA2
UA0WW/M2
S79KB1
CEOY/LU9VED1
UN7QF1
T88ON1
VK9NZ1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 86, A-index: 38

Report issued 2016 Sep 28 0305 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Sep 28, 20162186 B1.5
Sep 27, 20162386 B1.6
Sep 26, 20161887 A9.8
Sep 25, 20164785 B1.0
Sep 24, 20164985 B1.2
Sep 23, 20163086 B1.6
Sep 22, 20163585 B2.0
Sep 21, 20163286 B1.5
Sep 20, 20165685 B1.2
Sep 19, 20164783 A9.2
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