AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Ohio ARES Provides “Situational Awareness” During January Blizzard

Ohio ARES members stared down “Snowmageddon” 2019, the mid-January blizzard that blanketed the lower Great Lakes region. Based on ominous forecasts and discussion with Assistant SECs across the state, Section Manager Scott Yonally, N8SY, and the Ohio Watch Office, SEC Stan Broadway, N8BHL, asked ARES operators to provide observations and report... [continue]

Thursday, 21st March 2019

XR0ZRC Update from Robinson Crusoe Island

The XR0ZRC DXpedition team on Robinson Crusoe Island (Juan Fernandez Islands) reports that a very slow internet connection has hampered its ability to upload logs. Operators report that severe local noise on the low bands is making reception difficult.“The team is looking for another QTH for the low-band position,” an announcement on the group... [continue]

So Now What?

“The New Ham Radio Starter Pack” is the focus of the new (March 21) episode of the “So Now What?“ podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers. If you’re a newly licensed Amateur Radio operator, chances are you have lots of questions. This biweekly podcast has answers! “So Now What?” offers insights from those who’ve been just where you are ... [continue]

Tony's 10m Band Report

Well obviously Saturday and Sunday were the best days with the rest of the days nowhere. Star of the week without a doubt 5X3C (Uganda) along with KP3Z (Puerto Rico). There have been some spoof stations about. I can’t find TI/2KC2MXH but it looks wrong. If anyone knows better, let me know

Disaster Relief Department appoints amateur radio consultants

Frank Brinkmann, DO1FRK, and Andreas Kleiner, DG4OAE, have been nominated by the Hannover Region as amateur radio consultants in the disaster relief department of the Hannover Region

The Space Weather Woman

The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov

Greece: Interference from LED Lighting

The Greek national amateur radio society RAAG report on the problem of radio interference from polluting LED lighting

New 47 GHz and 122 GHz records set

WIA Records Keeper John Martin VK3KM has announced that there have been two new microwave records set in Australia

FCC cites amateur service rule violations

ARRL reports on further developments regarding the case of alleged unlicensed FM broadcasting on 95.7 MHz

Earth-directed solar flare

A new and rapidly growing sunspot, AR2736, announced itself this morning with a C4-class solar flare

Wednesday, 20th March 2019

Comments Due March 22 on Proposed Updates to the National Emergency Communications Plan

FCC Adopts New Rules for Spectrum above 95 GHz in Branded “Spectrum Horizons” Initiative

IARU Represents Amateur Radio at WRC-19 Preparatory Meeting

Canadian Amateur Radio Interference Case Adjudicated

OH10X IOTA “Ice DXpedition” to Inakari Island Logs More Than 8,000 Contacts

Norfolk Island Special Event DX Operation Set to Start on April 1

Changes in March 23 West Coast Qualifying Run from K6KPH

FCC Cites Amateur Service Rule Violations in Unlicensed Broadcasting Case

Radio Amateurs Aid Isolated Settler in Chile

HAARP Gearing Up for its Spring Research Campaign

FCC Seeks Electronics Engineer for Dallas, Texas, Area

Amateur Radio Becoming More Expensive in Tunisia

Syllabus 2019 – SDR presentation to tutors

Low-bands with the upcoming Bouvet Island Expedition

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada responds to petition about interference

AMSAT-DL QO-100 Up and Downconverter kit modifications announcement

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

Friday, 22nd March 2019

West Paris standoff result of multiyear property dispute - Lewiston Sun Journal

West Paris standoff result of multiyear property dispute  Lewiston Sun JournalWEST PARIS — An armed confrontation between police and a local man was the result of a longstanding property dispute that boiled over Wednesday ...... [continue]

Concordia transmission artist launches a high-frequency project — in Alaska - Concordia University News

Concordia transmission artist launches a high-frequency project — in Alaska  Concordia University NewsAmanda Dawn Christie will use the world's most capable high-power, high-frequency transmitter to send art around the world and into outer space.... [continue]

Golf: Albatross lifts Knox within one shot of Valspar lead - WHBL News

Golf: Albatross lifts Knox within one shot of Valspar lead  WHBL News(Reuters) - An albatross from 275 yards helped Russell Knox vault within one stroke of first-round leaders Sepp Straka and Joel Dahmen at the Valspar ...... [continue]

FCC cites amateur service rule violations - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

FCC cites amateur service rule violations  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubARRL reports on further developments regarding the case of alleged unlicensed FM broadcasting on 95.7 MHz. An FCC Enforcement Bureau Notice of ...

Alice S. Dibble - Hartford Courant

Alice S. Dibble  Hartford CourantAlice Jean Dibble (nee Sargent), 85, of Coventry, CT, beloved wife of the late Richard (Dick) Dibble, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday March 14th.

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
YO6OEJ3515.0 UA3GDU 0159UA3
K5EK3520.0 5X3C 01595X
W8UVZ1800.0 3B8XF 01573B8
KI4LXH14080.3 XR0ZRC 0156XR0Z
ON3MK3567.0 5T5PA 01555T
RW7KW3519.0 UA6KAC 0154UA6
HC5F14080.0 XR0ZRC 0150XR0Z
VK6MB7139.0 VK7FAMP 0148VK7
VE6WZ1822.7 TZ4AM 0148TZ
IW3RSW7166.0 YS1ZZ 0146YS
KJ6TOA7133.0 OM3TWM 0145OM
W7DEQ10136.0 PJ7AA 0143PJ7
R6JZ3520.0 5X3C 01435X
LA7DFA1840.0 CE8EIO 0143CE8
VK4FARR7144.0 VK5PAS 0143VK5
VE6KDX7133.0 OM3TWM 0143OM
K6RWM14075.4 V31DL 0142V3
PE1HWO3567.0 5T5PA 01415T
W8LMG3573.0 6W/IK5BSC 01386W
KC8QDQ14208.0 XE1CQ 0135XE1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
5X3C4
KA2HTV2
5T5PA2
UA3GDU1
VU2GSM1
YS1ZZ1
UB3PAH1
W6PU1
RA3XCE1
CE8EIO1
HF spots from NA
6W/IK5BSC3
XR0ZRC2
TZ4AM2
5V7EI2
PJ7AA2
5X3C2
OM3TWM2
XQ3SK2
SM5EDX1
VE3KTB/VY01
K1JT1
V31DL1
AA3TA1
HZ1TT1
VE3QO1
HF spots from AS
XQ3SK1
XR0ZRC1
UA6KAC1
5X3C1

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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