AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Pikes Peak ARES at Right Place, Right Time

Tuesday, 27th June 2017

Ed Giambastiani, N4OC interviewed by Tim Duffy, K3LR while at the Contest University in Dayton, OH

Published on Jun 23, 2017 Ed Giambastiani, N4OC (Admiral, USN, Ret.) interviewed by Tim Duffy, K3LR from DX Engineering while at the Contest University in Dayton, OH on May 19, 2017. Ed talks about his involvement in Amateur Radio before, during and after his 41 year career in the U.S. Navy. Ed was also the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Sta... [continue]

ARRL Still Seeking Vintage DXpedition Logs for Archive

ARRL continues to solicit paper logs of prominent DXpeditions that took place predominantly in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, for inclusion in The DX Log Archive Endowed by JA1BK. The DX Log Archive program was created, thanks to an endowment established by Kan Mizoguchi, JA1BK, to obtain, preserve and utilize paper logs from rare and significant DX... [continue]

Amateur Radio Poised to Retain Full 76-81 GHz Band, Sharing with Vehicular Radars

In a draft Report and Order (ET Docket No. 15-26) to be considered at its July 13 open meeting, the FCC is proposing to lift a nearly 2-decade-old suspension of Amateur Radio access to 76-77 GHz, giving the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite services access to the full 76-81 GHz band on a secondary basis. The FCC also reduced Amateur Radio’s status fr... [continue]

vlog #11 introduces the second UK YOTA 2017 team member

The second UK team member for YOTA 2017 introduces himself in our latest vlog. Jonathan, M0JSX is 24 and a member of Reading and District Amateur Radio Club (RADARC). He has a wide range of interests within amateur radio – have a listen and find out more!

Additional YOTA 2017 places available

As two countries are no longer able to attend YOTA 2017, the other countries who are involved are being invited to nominate additional team members – there are six places to fill. This means that if you’re a young radio amateur in the UK aged 15-25 and are free from 5-12 August 2017 you should email yota@rsgb.org.uk […]

RADIO DOMINICAN CLUB COMMEMORATES ITS 91 YEARS OF FOUNDATION

With a lucid act that aroused much of his membership, on the night of Tuesday, June 13th, the 91st anniversary of the founding of the Dominican Club Radio, was commemorated. Almost all of the past presidents of the last 40 years attended the event, also attended by the Senator for the province of Azua Rafael Calderón kindly invited by Lic. Virgili... [continue]

Ham Radio 360: 13 Colonies Special Event

In this episode of the Ham Radio 360 Podcast we discuss the upcoming 13 Colonies Special Event. I connected with Bob, ND7J, the webmaster for the event as well as an event operator from the state of North Carolina. I feature our conversation in this episode of HamRadio 360. The 13 Colonies Special Event is held during Independence Weekend each J... [continue]

Field Day 2017 with the Wisconsin Valley Radio Association

This year's Field Day was AWESOME! The Wisconsin Valley Radio Association activated a 4A station (callsign W9NA) in a new location near Wausau WI. We had three new techs get their license in the testing session, and Al, AA7CS, made numerous CW contacts with nothing more than a piece of wire and a paperclip. As a bonus, no one got hurt. You can ... [continue]

Proposed changes to Foundation syllabus

Essex Ham have produced a summary of proposed changes to the syllabus for the UK amateur radio Foundation exam

'Ice' work if you can work him

This story we weren't too sure where to slot, it is of Special Interest, yet not too many would have the fortitude - it's a story of real " I can do that radio amateur spirit."

RAC Annual General Meeting at the 2017 Ottawa Hamfest

Ham radio exams in Cuba

South African Radio League Newbie Party

EURAO Boulevard at HAM RADIO 2017 in Friedrichshafen

Hammies ARC present RAE Courses

Next SDR Workshop planned for August

Amateur radio has role in digital age

Ham radio exams in Cuba - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Goshen Amateur Radio Operators Tune Into the World:

Roche Park Turns Into Communications Hub During Amateur Radio Event:

On the Same Wavelength: Amateur Radio Bridges the Gap:

Warm reception for ham radio event - Rutland Herald

Disaster Response Exercise Succeeds 'Spectacularly':

CITEL’s PCC II Meeting starts in Orlando, Florida

When all else fails … amateur radio - Juneau Empire (subscription)

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

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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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NEWSPAPERS

Tuesday, 27th June 2017

Community foundation gives grants, volunteerism awards

South Central Indiana Communications Support Group Inc.: $5,000 to upgrade and expand the amateur radio infrastructure of Brown County.

KELLER, JOKLAHR

... in Greenville, Emmaus Walk #17 in Greenville, Local #82 Electrical Union in Dayton and Treaty City Amateur Radio Association, call sign WD8JPF.

Search fails to locate Southland fisherman

... staff continued the search along the Slope Point coastline on Tuesday, with support from Amateur Radio Emergency Communications in Invercargill.

Across the Country, Amateur Radio on Display

(ABC 6 News) -- Across the country and right here in our area, amateur radio enthusiasts are showing off the technology in the hopes of bringing new ...

Update # 3 – search for fisherman, Southland

... have been involved in the search along the Slope Point coastline, with support from Amateur Radio Emergency Communications in Invercargill.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
OP1P14232.0 ON4PG 2229ON
VK6APZ7150.0 K3BEQ 2229K3
IZ7KDX14286.0 HI3MRV 2229HI
ON8KW14218.0 9Y4D 22289Y
VA1CM50125.0 W0RSJ 2228W0
K2GV50094.0 VY2OX 2227VY2
M6DYR14290.0 OE3WMA 2227OE
WA2HIP14018.7 S51MA 2227S5
N1PW50097.9 CT1EWX 2227CT
KH2N18095.5 HP1AVS/B 2227HP
K1TL50100.0 EI3KD 2226EI
K3SX50125.1 VA1CM 2225VA1
US8ICM18079.0 J68GD 2225J6
K1HTV50276.0 IT9FGA 2225IT9
WA4PGM50276.0 VO2NS 2225VO2
M0VIE14218.0 9Y4D 22249Y
VO1VCE50099.5 WA3PTY 2224WA3
JJ0NSL14017.0 B7CRA 2224B7
CT1FIU10111.0 TF3JB 2224TF
CF7FC14237.9 OK2RZ 2223OK

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
J69DS3
TF3JB2
9Y4D2
ON4PG1
CT2HTM1
DM0AAB1
OF100FI/51
HI3MRV1
ED6YAJ/B1
IK4GRO1
VX71501
OE3WMA1
4L1AN1
ER1TEN1
IU1GNA1
HF spots from NA
IK4GRO5
KH0/KW2X4
OK2RZ3
4Z4DX2
9Y4D1
N9MM1
2PW2X1
HK3TK1
HI/SP5Y1
J68GD1
TG9AHM1
CT2HTM1
MI0SAI1
F/GW3YDX1
TF2MSN1
HF spots from AS
IK1MYV1
B7CRA1
KH0/KW2X1
F5MXQ1
C31MF1
SV1JMC1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 74, A-index: 5
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2017 Jun 27 2110 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jun 27, 20171974 A5.2
Jun 26, 20172074 A4.6
Jun 25, 20172874 A4.5
Jun 24, 20172274 A5.1
Jun 23, 20172374 A5.2
Jun 22, 20173574 A5.9
Jun 21, 20173474 A6.4
Jun 20, 20172674 A5.8
Jun 19, 20172774 A5.9
Jun 18, 20172875 A5.6
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