AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Bidding in ARRL On-Line Auction Set to Begin on October 19

More than 230 items will be on the block as bidding gets under way on Friday, October 19, for the 13th Annual ARRL On-Line Auction. The auction will continue through Friday, October 26. An auction preview opens on Wednesday, October 17.The 2018 auction includes lab-tested QST “Product Review” gear, vintage books, used equipment, and one-of-a-ki... [continue]

Monday, 15th October 2018

ARRL Executive Committee Meeting to Meet in Minneapolis

The ARRL Executive Committee (EC) is set to meet on Saturday, October 20, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, will preside. In addition to reports from the President and the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary, Barry Shelley, N1VXY, the EC will hear a status report of the ad hoc committee to draft updates/changes to Cod... [continue]

M7 Foundation Licences

Ofcom have advised us that its Licensing Portal is now issuing M7 call signs to new applicants for the Foundation licence.

Sample Break In updated.

M7 ham radio callsigns

It has been reported that M7 Foundation callsigns are now being issued by Ofcom

DXCC Country/Entity Report

According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 7th October, through Sunday, 14th Oct there were 228 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Upcoming ARISS contact with Valley High School, Albuquerque, NM

An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Valley High School, Albuquerque, NM on 18 Oct.

ICQ Podcast - Hamfest 2018

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Matthew Nassau M0NJX and Bill Barnes N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is - Hamfest 2018

Emergency Comms activities in Region 1 - Oct 13/14

October 13/14 was a busy weekend in IARU Region 1 with two major exercises and at least one emergency happening

Ofcom issue M5 + two letter callsign

The UK communications regulator Ofcom has issued what is believed to be the very first M5 + 2 letter callsign - M5ET

ARISS contacts planned for schools in Germany and Belgium

Kure Atoll permit application 'denied'

GB3KS now dual mode

Banbury UK amateurs win RSGB prize

Ham radio numbers dwindling

ICQ Podcast - Hamfest 2018 - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Door County radio operator says amateur radio vital if cellular and satellite communications fail - DoorCountyDailyNews.com

Door County radio operator says amateur radio vital if cellular and satellite communications fail - DoorCountyDailyNews.com

Earth just dodged a meteor storm

ARISS contact planned for schools in Kuenzelsau, Germany

AO-92 L-band demo by N8HM at Hamvention

ISS FundRazr campaign

VK6WIA NewsWest

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

QSO Today - Ken Oelke - VE6AFO

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

Tuesday, 20th February 2018

THIS IS HAM RADIO!!!

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Monday, 15th October 2018

Emergency Comms activities in Region 1 - Oct 13/14

Emergency Comms activities in Region 1 - Oct 13/14  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubFull coverage

Kure Atoll permit application 'denied'

Kure Atoll permit application 'denied'  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubFull coverage

ICQ Podcast - Hamfest 2018

ICQ Podcast - Hamfest 2018  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubFull coverage

Nassau County Amateur Radio Operators aid Communications Following Hurricane Michael

Nassau County Amateur Radio Operators aid Communications Following Hurricane Michael  Government TechnologyFull coverage... [continue]

Door County radio operator says amateur radio vital if cellular and satellite communications fail

Door County radio operator says amateur radio vital if cellular and satellite communications fail  DoorCountyDailyNews.comFull coverage... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
KT0G14295.0 KF5CRF 2129KF5
IK1UGX3530.0 G4RMV 2129G
RX4CD7040.0 GB0HAM 2128G
W1MM7260.0 N4SMS 2128N4
WA2FON28449.9 P41E 2128P4
K4HFD28013.0 CE7VPQ 2128CE7
JE1RXJ14204.9 W2NQ/7 2128W2
W2VQ14227.0 P4/NT5V 2128P4
N7RF24915.0 YV1SW 2127YV
WA6SCW21074.0 P4/NN5E 2127P4
LU1HVK24916.4 PY1ASN 2127PY1
K4DY7029.0 OL100T 2126OL
VE5SRS14249.0 WD4EOG 2126WD4
UR7UD3519.1 ZA1EM 2126ZA
DF4IY3512.9 3Z100I 21263Z
LW9DYQ28472.0 NT2X 2125NT2
JA2BGH7012.7 R4LR 2125R4
N4KZ7129.0 F6CTT 2125F
KM4RE7240.0 KM4RE 2125KM4
N8MAS14276.0 N9MM 2125N9

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
G4RMV1
9A1AA1
GB0HAM1
DS5USH1
3Z100I1
YU40AAV1
ZA1EM1
ED1BPC1
JA7BXS1
OL100E1
HF spots from NA
ZD9CW3
LU1DX2
P4/NT5V2
N4SMS2
WD4EOG1
P41E1
MI0GRG1
F6CTT1
WP4AZT1
P4/NN5E1
KF5CRF1
KD8NOM1
KM4RE1
HI7/DF2NE1
YV1SW1
HF spots from AS
SP3DOI1
W2NQ/71
R4LR1
4O7TC1

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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