AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Final Preparations Under Way for Youth on the Air 2018 in South Africa

Monday, 16th July 2018

Kenwood ham radio transceiver in Die Hard movie

ARRL have made available an article on the vintage movie Die Hard that featured an amateur radio transceiver believed to be the Kenwood TH-41BT 144/220/440 MHz HT

BIRDS-2 constellation CubeSats transported to ISS for August deployment

The second generation of CubeSats in the BIRDS constellation now is on board the International Space Station (ISS) and set for deployment in early August using the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) module’s remote manipulator arm

Opening times at Bergen Broadcaster

Close to the city of Bergen in western Norway, the old MW broadcasting transmitter and building from 1938 forms the basis of a museum at Erdal, on Askøy

19th World ARDF Championships

The Korean Amateur Radio League (KARL) will be hosting the IARU World ARDF Championships this year (2018) in the beautiful mountainous and seaside surroundings of Sokcho City, Gangwon Province

IARU HF Championship logs

To help with log cross-checking, the organisers have asked everyone who has operated this weekend in the IARU HF Championship as a competitor to upload their Cabrillo log to the WRTC web site immediately after the contest

Nunavut operation

Mike will be active from Iqaluit, Nunavut as VY0BRR using all modes and all bands except 160m for several months, at least until Xmas 2018

ShakeMe

ARN has launched interactive advertising technology 'ShakeMe' across iHeartRadio, via an audio ad format launched in December last year by Californian tech company AdsWizz

Being a Skywarn Spotter Not for Everyone During a Storm they Help Everybody

OKEECHOBEE -- From a young age, humans become fascinated by the sky with its big bright yellow blob and endless clouds in which you can see everything your imagination tells you is there. Then, usually soon after our first storm scares us inside, most of us find more important things to focus on, and weather becomes something to plan around, endur... [continue]

RSGB: New Service to Replace AROS:

Following an extensive review of the Amateur Radio Observation Service, AROS, the RSGB has decided to create a new service to provide guidance to operators who experience misuse of the amateur bands by others. This service will be known as the Operating Advisory Service, or OAS, and will replace AROS. The change will come into effect over the next... [continue]

Sunday, 15th July 2018

New VHF Newsletter 78

New Band Plans for New Spectrum This is an urgent newsletter on behalf of our Irish friends. They have amazing news about additional space in the lower VHF bands. I cannot wait until there is ore news about our Interim meeting in Vienna, because it is important for IRTS that possible feedback needs to be giving before 31 July.   ... [continue]

WRTC 2018

ACMA 5-year spectrum outlook paper 'disappointing'

VK6WIA NewsWest

QSO Today - David Finell - N7LRY

The SARL Winter QRP Contest on Saturday

IARU HF Championship

The ZS2 Sprint on Sunday

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

VK6WIA NewsWest - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

NanoRacks Completes 14th CubeSat Deployment Mission from ISS:

The Breathtaking Complexity of the Wireless Spectrum:

VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 15 July 2018:

VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 15 July 2018 - New Amateurs Edition

Programming Repeaters ... Revisited.

Foundations of Amateur Radio #162

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Tuesday, 20th February 2018

THIS IS HAM RADIO!!!

This video took me over 20 hours of editing. In this video, I highlight some parts of the hobby, for those who think ham radio is dead, or they don't know what we can do in ham radio. Maybe...

FLICKR

NEWSPAPERS

Monday, 16th July 2018

What's going on? July 16

Canton Amateur Radio Club meeting: 7:30 p.m. in the training room of the Stark County EMA/EOC, lower level of County Safety Building, 4500 Atlantic ...

Daily Calendar — 7.16.18

Fort Smith Area Amateur Radio Club: Meets at 7 p.m. at the conference room inside the Health South Rehabilitation Hospital, 1401 S. J St. in Fort ...

Sunday, 15th July 2018

Bulletin Board

Amateur Radio Club. 10 a.m., call 903-785-5694, Paris Municipal Court Room, 2910 Clarksville St. Roxton Farmers Market. 9 a.m.-1. p.m., Fruits ...

AS-IT-HAPPENED COVERAGE: West Seattle Summer Fest day 2, first report

Endolyne Children's Choir, West Seattle Be Prepared/Emergency Communication Hubs, and the West Seattle Amateur Radio Club are here now, ...

Saturday, 14th July 2018

The Breathtaking Complexity of the Wireless Spectrum

Everything from space exploration signals to HAM radios are vying for room on the radio spectrum, in which frequencies range from 3Hz to 3,000GHz.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
S56ECR10136.7 JA5NPV 1929JA
SM1IRS14203.0 ZP5DA 1929ZP
SQ2HL3584.8 RA6ADQ 1929RA6
IZ5HML7160.0 II5VC 1929I
KE4CIR28420.0 N5WNG 1929N5
ON4MAD14263.0 UT1EK 1929UT
HB9DUY7150.0 OZ8BV 1929OZ
UY2UR14019.5 RV1CC/P 1928RV1
SQ2LID3728.0 SN0WES 1928SN
SV6KRW144112.0 OM4EX 1928OM
KA3UNQ14275.0 KD9FM 1928KD9
IK6VEM14203.0 ZP5DA 1928ZP
LU1EEP21075.7 N8RY 1928N8
IZ1PNT14203.0 ZP5DA 1928ZP
S56ECR10136.8 JA6FIO 1928JA6
F5PBG7175.0 PA3GEG 1928PA
SP6CZ24916.4 LU5HA 1928LU
IK5ZVE28487.5 GW4ZAR 1928GW
IZ5MMH7160.0 II5VC 1927I
IZ5HML7160.0 II5VC 1927I

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
II5VC6
ZP5DA5
HS1LCI4
4L/RC5A3
9X9PJ2
R75WKB1
IZ3SOI1
JA6FIO1
UT1EK1
EM7U1
LZ3QE1
RC6R1
EA5AAF1
IW1FGY1
RA2FU1
HF spots from NA
KD9FM2
ON6OO1
HI8CJ1
I2TAO1
N5WNG1
TI8II1
K4ZO1
WW4MM1
HF spots from AS
R7MG1
RC1TB1
UA9CGL1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 72, A-index: 4
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Jul 16 1805 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jul 16, 2018072 A2.9
Jul 15, 2018072 A3.2
Jul 14, 2018072 A3.1
Jul 13, 2018073 A2.2
Jul 12, 2018072 A2.9
Jul 11, 2018073 A2.7
Jul 10, 2018073 A3.2
Jul 09, 2018073 A3.7
Jul 08, 2018072 A3.7
Jul 07, 2018072 A1.8
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