AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

ARISS Joins NASA On-The-Air for a Special SSTV Event October 27-29

Amateur Radio On The International Space Station (ARISS) is planning a very special Slow Scan TV event currently scheduled to start Saturday, October 27th about 10:00 UTC.  Transmissions are scheduled to continue until around 19:30 UTC on October 29th. Helping to support the event will be NASA’s Space, Communication and Navigation (SCaN) D... [continue]

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018

JOTA Participants Urged to File Post-Event Reports

Practice Makes Perfect with FT8 and Other WSJT-X Protocols

Mexico’s IARU Member-Society Requests Clear Frequencies for Hurricane Nets

The Federación Mexicana de Radioexperimentadores (FMRE), Mexico’s IARU member-society, is asking radio amateurs to avoid 7.060, 7.130, and 14.120 MHz, where Category 4 Hurricane Willa emergency nets are operating (in Spanish).As of 1200 UTC, the storm was some 150 miles south-southwest of Mazatlan, with maximum sustained winds of 130 MPH. Willa ... [continue]

ARISS joins NASA On-The-Air for a special SSTV event

Amateur Radio On The International Space Station (ARISS) is planning a very special Slow Scan Televison (SSTV) event during October 27-29 on 145.800 MHz FM using PD-120

FRC expands its presence on social media

Recently, Federación de Radioaficionados de Cuba (FRC) activated its official Twitter site

Ham radio spacecraft signal decoded after bouncing off Moon

Radio amateur Daniel Estévez EA4GPZ / M0HXM reports decoding a JT4G signal from the LO-94 (DSLWP-B) spacecraft that was reflected off the Moon

CB1H installs 4el G0KSC OWA Yagi

Nick, XQ1KZ contacted me through my website and asked for a 40m 4 element Yagi design which I provided to them. The attached photos show the finished antenna and SWR results with comments from Nick

Ducie Island report

The Ducie Island DXpedition team report: Pileups have been deep, energetic and generally well behaved THANK YOU

Inferior conjunction of Venus

This week, something strange and wonderful is happening to the shape of Venus

Sinking of the S.S. Dundalk

The Dundalk Amateur Radio Society are activating a Special Event Station EI100SSD to commemorate the sinking of the S.S. Dundalk which occured 14th Oct, 1918

Daring spies who broadcast from behind enemy lines

JOTA 2018

FRC expands its presence in the social networks

VP6D Ducie Island DXpedition Reported “Progressing Well”

ARISS Joins with NASA on the Air (NOTA) for SSTV Special Event

DXCC Country/Entity Report

IOTA news from OPDX

Ducie Island report

Holy Land DX Group at Masada Fortress

Bouvet Island DXpedition news

Montreal's 'radio doctor'

Scouts in Langley learn how to communicate during emergencies

Latvia's 100th birthday

Ham radio training - Assesors rule change

JY1SAT pre-launch integration video

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...

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NEWSPAPERS

Tuesday, 23rd October 2018

Practice Makes Perfect with FT8 and Other WSJT-X Protocols

Practice Makes Perfect with FT8 and Other WSJT-X Protocols  ARRLFull coverage

Community column for Oct. 23

Community column for Oct. 23  The AdvocateFull coverage... [continue]

Ashford Students Talk With ISS Astronauts

Ashford Students Talk With ISS Astronauts  NBC ConnecticutAshford students talk with astronauts in the space station  FOX 61Ashford students speak with astronaut in International Space Station  WTNH.com (press release)Full coverage... [continue]

Monday, 22nd October 2018

Community Calendar: Vision screenings held at Butts County Fair

Community Calendar: Vision screenings held at Butts County Fair  jacksonprogress-argusFull coverage... [continue]

Scouts in Langley learn how to communicate during emergencies

Scouts in Langley learn how to communicate during emergencies  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubFull coverage... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
KI7DG21023.0 VP6D 2329VP6D
OM5ZW14217.0 YJ0GC 2329YJ
W3LPL7022.2 CP4BT 2329CP
OM5ZW1822.5 YJ0GC 2328YJ
RU3II1822.5 RU3II 2328RU3
PP5KR7005.2 9V1YC 23289V
W8SOO14023.0 VP6D 2328VP6D
W3LPL18082.1 YJ0GC 2328YJ
PY2CX21023.2 VP6D 2328VP6D
PY5OD14074.0 JA3GAK 2328JA3
AI6O21024.3 VP6D 2328VP6D
W4IMD14074.0 JA3VXH 2328JA3
VY0ERC7159.5 VY0ERC 2327VY0
N4GID7168.0 RZ3AH 2327RZ3
AI6O18071.0 VP6D 2327VP6D
PY5OD14075.0 BH4SKP 2327BH
YV5OIE21023.0 VP6D 2326VP6D
NG7M21255.0 YJ0GC 2326YJ
CE4CBJ7106.0 LU1NF 2326LU
KB7BRW14185.0 VP6D 2326VP6D

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
YJ0GC2
RA4LW1
9K2NO1
A41CK1
RU3II1
VK9XG1
HF spots from NA
VP6D7
UT2IV2
YJ0GC2
KA0KVW1
PY2XB1
JA3VXH1
W1ATV1
JA3LBF1
DS5USH1
JA1XEC1
VY0ERC1
N0TK1
W3MWR1
XQ6CFX1
XP3A1
HF spots from AS
AA7UN1
VE7GPJ1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 68, A-index: 9
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Sep 05 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Sep 05, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 04, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 03, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 02, 2018068 A0.0
Sep 01, 2018068 A0.0
Aug 31, 2018068 A1.2
Aug 30, 2018068 A1.2
Aug 29, 20181171 A1.5
Aug 28, 20181270 A1.2
Aug 27, 20182670 A1.2
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