AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

YOTA Month Continues to Expand into the Americas

December is YOTA Month, celebrating and encouraging Youth On the Air. Amateur radio operators who are 25 years old and younger will be on the air as special event stations around the world throughout December in celebration of youth in amateur radio. YOTA Month stations will be on all bands and modes at various times. In the US, the call signs will... [continue]

Tuesday, 30th November 2021

ARISS-USA Announces New Senior Leadership

The US segment of Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS-USA) has augmented its senior leadership team with five new members. In May 2020, ARISS-USA created a new 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization to enhance and expand ARISS initiatives in the US. ARISS says the new membership will support the variety of new functions and... [continue]

RSGB HQ phone outage

UPDATE 12:56 30/11/2021 The remaining phone issue with the automated options system has been resolved, so you now can use the main number 01234 832 700 to call us as normal. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this morning’s issue. ———————————– UPDATE 11:05 30/11... [continue]

ARISS contact scheduled for students in Nuremberg, Germany

This will be a direct contact via amateur radio between astronaut Matthias Maurer KI5KFH onboard the International Space Station and students at Berufliche Schule Direktorat 1 Nurnberg, Nuremberg, Germany

Slow-scan TV transmissions from ISS set for December 1-2

Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) plan to transmit slow-scan TV (SSTV) images on December 1 – 2 on 145.800 MHz FM using SSTV mode PD120

ARRL author, QST Technical Editor Joel Hallas, W1ZR, SK

The ARRL report: Retired QST Technical Editor Joel R. Hallas, W1ZR, of Westport, Connecticut, died on November 25

Indonesian radio hams sign MoU with Defense University

The Defense University of the Republic of Indonesia (Indonesian Defense University - Military Training) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Amateur Radio Organization of the Republic of Indonesia (Orari)

ARISS contact scheduled for students at Wolfgang-Kubelka-Realschule (WKR), Schondorf am Ammersee, Germany

his will be a telebridge contact via amateur radio and students will take turns asking their questions of Matthias Maurer, amateur radio call sign KI5KFH ARISS team member Shane Lynd VK4KHZ will be the relay amateur radio station

AIS in China: Media misreporting can be threat to radio hams

CRAC reports on the security risk in China of collecting and distributing either shipping AIS data or aircraft ADS-B data and the threat to radio amateurs from media misreporting

Andromedid meteor outburst

Radars in Canada have just detected an outburst of Andromedid meteors. The unexpected outburst means that Earth has encountered a stream of debris from Biela's Comet, a source of meteor storms in the 19th century

Telecoms customers saving millions as Ofcom rules bed in

More broadband and mobile customers are shopping around and signing up to better deals - and saving themselves millions of pounds

Help ARRL Reach Our $20,000 Goal on #GivingTuesday, November 30

ARRL Author, QST Technical Editor Joel Hallas, W1ZR, SK

Slow-Scan TV Transmissions from ISS Set for December 1 – 2

The K7RA Solar Update

Announcement of New Senior Leadership Team

Catching the chatter

Ham radio operators unite woman with family after 37 years

Using an Arduino to upgrade a 1970s ham radio

Truskmore back on air

Dwingeloo Radio Telescope

Beacon Fund contributions have dried up

Still time to register for the SARL/AMSAT SA Technology Workshop

Comoros Islands

St. Paul and Sable Islands

Zimbabwe

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

Wednesday, 1st December 2021

Santa takes to the airwaves to talk to children over ham radio - 9News.com KUSA

Santa takes to the airwaves to talk to children over ham radio  9News.com KUSA

The Big Leap review – dance drama is a joyous, hilarious delight - The Guardian

The Big Leap review – dance drama is a joyous, hilarious delight  The Guardian

Edie Falco: ‘Alcohol was the answer to all my problems – and the cause of them’ - The Guardian

Edie Falco: ‘Alcohol was the answer to all my problems – and the cause of them’  The Guardian

Review: The Radio Amateur - Cineuropa

Review: The Radio Amateur  Cineuropa

Robert Tuttle Obituary (1923 - 2021) - Santa Rosa, CA - Press Democrat - Legacy.com

Robert Tuttle Obituary (1923 - 2021) - Santa Rosa, CA - Press Democrat  Legacy.com

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
JR2SFD14073.0 3D2USU 00003D2
RU9S14250.0 TM21EURO 0109TM
PY2ADX28430.0 PV7AA 0020PV
PU1KDX28074.0 J642DS 0018J6
CT1GYD28074.0 CQ7SJP 0016CQ
W5KZJ7258.0 W5H 0001W5
DN4OGS7016.0 DJ7PRM/P 0705DJ
HB3XUT14175.2 WP4X 0020WP4
IZØIVZ7190.5 IIØIGU 0016I
CT1EQQ7070.0 CQ7SJP 0014CQ
F5OQL14059.0 F6KBG/P 0013F
RY3Y14024.0 R3YC 0011R3
UR5EH21023.7 PQ213CFN 0011PQ2
RY3Y14021.8 R3YC 0008R3
W5KZJ7258.0 E5H 0001E5
K4H0.0 K4H 0001K4
K6EID5357.0 ZA/IK2RLM 0023ZA
BD4LB7011.0 4E1AGW 00224E
DL8BFV3714.8 ON75AF 0021ON
PY1FA21260.0 L21RCA 0019L2

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
RK3AW/M5
RZ9UO/M4
I0SNY4
R9UG/M3
IQ5QO/13
SP9KR2
UA0OK2
R5ZQ2
R2AKN2
UA0QN2
HB1BCG2
HL4CA1
LZ1LZ1
RZ4AZ1
R3FQ1
HF spots from NA
ON7PQ2
ZL2SH1
G3PQA1
FM/UT5UGR1
VE7UM1
ZL1BRL1
ZL2KR1
FK4TK1
AH6T1
WV8RKL1
ZL1VAH1
IK2SAR1
HF spots from AS
RZ9UO/M2
RA0FF2
R9UG/M2
RX9CAZ1
TR8CA1
YT5M1
RK3AW/M1
R800VAN1
UA0OK1
9G5FI1
DT8A1
PP1KV1
ZS6NJ1
C31US1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 78, A-index: 6
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued on 2021 Aug 20 2105 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Aug 20, 20212575 -1.0
Dec 10, 2019071 A7.9
Dec 09, 2019072 A7.8
Dec 08, 2019072 A7.8
Dec 07, 2019070 A7.8
Dec 06, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 05, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 04, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 03, 2019071 A7.8
Dec 02, 2019070 A7.8
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