AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

IARU Welcomes Member-Society for St. Kitts & Nevis

06/21/2018 The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) has welcomed the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Amateur Radio Society (SKNAARS) as its newest member-society. IARU member-societies on May 28 completed voting on the proposed admission of SKNAARS to the IARU to represent St. Kitts & Nevis. SKNAARS does not claim to represent Anguilla, which is a... [continue]

Saturday, 23rd June 2018

Four Bright Active Regions for Field Day: Solar Storm Forecast 06-21-2018

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2121 for Friday, June 22, 2018

Friday, 22nd June 2018

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #25 de K7RA:

On Wednesday, June 20 [www.spaceweather.com] reported the sudden emergence of Sunspot AR2715. The sunspot number on that day shot up to 54, and it was 53 the next day. Average daily sunspot number for the reporting week (June 14-20) was 25.7, up from 4 the previous week. Average daily solar flux rose from 69.4 to 74. Solar flux was 82.1 on June 2... [continue]

GB2RS News Script for 24 June 2018

Please click the link below to download this week’s news script GB2RS News Script for 24 June 2018

ITU chief declares Z6 prefix illegal

The Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union has said that authorising Kosovo Z6 call signs is “unauthorised and illegal”. Houlin Zhao said; “ITU has not allocated call sign series Z6 to any of its member states. “Consequently, the utilisation of call sign series Z6 by any entity without a formal allocation and... [continue]

Ofcom equipment for auction

Ofcom is auctioning surplus equipment including vehicles, masts, test and radio communication equipment. The equipment is located at the Baldock Radio Monitoring Station and some of this may be of interest to amateur radio clubs, repeater groups or individual radio amateurs. It should be noted that bidding ends at noon on 27 June 2018 and […]

Curtis Keyer inventor goes SK

Many seasoned CW operators will remember fondly the Curtis Morse keyer chip. The ground-breaking device, which revolutionised electronic keyers, was developed in the late 1960s by John G. Curtis, K6KU, who was more often known as Jack. Sadly, Jack became a Silent Key on 4 June 2018. His legacy lives on in thousands of devices; […]

Barry ARC Train-the-Trainers course

An RSGB Train the Trainers course will take place at Barry Amateur Radio Club on the Saturday, 21 July 2018. Running from 10am in the bowling green board room at Sully Sports and Social Club, this free course is intended for club training officers. It includes the latest information and techniques on training people for […]

The K7RA Solar Update

On Wednesday, June 20 Spaceweather.com reported the sudden emergence of sunspot AR2715. The sunspot number on that day shot up to 54, and it was 53 the next day. Average daily sunspot number for the reporting week (June 14-20) was 25.7, up from 4 the previous week. Average daily solar flux rose from 69.4 to 74. Solar flux was 82.1 on June 20.We hav... [continue]

With 300kW from Wittenberg via Vienna to North America

The World Radiosport Team Championship (WRTC) is to be covered in two special broadcasts by Radio DARC. The radio show of the German Amateur Radio Club e.V. will broadcast a program in English on Saturday, July 14 from 11.00 to 12.00 UTC using the 49m short-wave band on 6070 kHz

2m Tape Measure Antenna in free HackSpace magazine

ARISS contact planned for two schools in Germany

EURAO Frequency Guide: a useful and interactive tool

Sierra Leone operation

New HF Managers Handbook available

Building an RF Direction Finding Robot

ED8RY: Drago de Gáldar 300th Anniversary

DX News from the ARRL

Introducing the Icom IC-R30 Digital/Analogue Wideband Communications Receiver

Amateur Radios Crackle to Life:

Ham Radio Reaches the World -- Without the Internet:

Solar Storm Hits Earth: Four Times Size of Earth Disables Radio Technology:

Amateur Radio Honored In Advance of Field Day 2018 On June 23 - 24: - eHam.net

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #26: - eHam.net

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #26:

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

Saturday, 23rd June 2018

24-hour ham radio day planned for Glen Park

PORTSMOUTH — The annual, national amateur radio Field Day is expected to draw more than 100 participants, and 2,000 pounds of towers and ...

Young amateur radio operator flies with the birds

Pilot and amateur Ham radio enthusiast Jeff Cartman prepares to take Aidan Ryan, 11, of Redwood Acres Public School, on a flight at the Greater ...

Amateur radio demonstration this weekend

To find out how they work their magic, members of the Lakeland Amateur Radio Club will hold a public demonstration beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday ...

Some things to do this weekend in Delta

Members of the Delta Amateur Radio Society will be participating in a Field Day emergency preparedness exercise at the North 40 Park Reserve in ...

Frederick William “Bill” Hiort, Jr.

Bill's hobbies and interests were flying and he had his FFA Instrument and Commercial single engine (Land) pilot license he also had his amateur ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
EX8MLT50313.0 JA0SEH 0229JA
EI8JB14267.0 J3/G0VJG 0229J3
AA4II14267.0 J3/G0VJG 0229J3
EX8MLT50313.0 JE1DRU 0228JE
EX8MLT50313.0 JA0SEH 0228JA
VY2NX3796.0 PA3HCL 0228PA
W7MEM50314.8 KJ6UD 0228KJ6
9K2BS7173.0 9K2BS 02289K
DK6JM7156.0 VE3YDH 0228VE3
W7LDG3937.0 N7WH 0227N7
KF6A50062.4 W7KNT/B 0227W7
W3APA14267.0 J3/GOVJG 0227J3
W2XB7024.1 G6XX 0227G
EX8MLT50313.0 JA1BJI 0226JA
EX8MLT50313.0 JA8XIW 0226JA8
PT2OM3790.0 ZV8FF 0226ZV
KD4DRJ14267.0 J3/G0VJG 0226J3
VA6WA50125.0 K6MWK 0225K6
W7MEM50315.0 K7TAB 0225K7
EX8MLT50313.0 JA1WJT 0225JA

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
W1ASB1
G6XX1
J3/G0VJG1
N1RDN1
VE3YDH1
HI0RCD1
UA0BA1
YV5EN1
N4APE1
HF spots from NA
J3/G0VJG3
G6XX2
N0MAP2
RC18SR1
OK1MBZ1
UA3QKA1
PA3HCL1
KH7Z/MM1
J3/GOVJG1
VE3R1
N7WH1
UX2IO1
HF spots from AS
R2ET/91
DK6JM1
RC18RO1
DK5JM1
HC5AI1
W1ASB1
9K2BS1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 80, A-index: 4
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Jun 23 0005 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jun 23, 20184180 A9.3
Jun 22, 20184180 A8.5
Jun 21, 20185482 A8.1
Jun 20, 20184182 A5.1
Jun 19, 20182877 A3.5
Jun 18, 20181574 A2.5
Jun 17, 20181371 A2.1
Jun 16, 20181371 A2.5
Jun 15, 20181671 A2.7
Jun 14, 20181672 A3.0
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