AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

WIA seeks 200 watts for Standard (Novice) holders

In WIA News, Director Roger Harrison VK2ZRH sets out the Wireless Institue of Australia's thinking on the future direction of the Standard, formerly known as Novice, and Advanced licenses

Sunday, 25th September 2016

What makes a good portable CW paddle?

Richard G3CWI of SOTABEAMS has released a 3 minute video looking at the differences between a paddle designed for portable use and a fixed-station paddle

The Geomagnetic Blitz of September 1941

Seventy-five years ago, on 18–19 September 1941, the Earth experienced a great magnetic storm, one of the most intense ever recorded

SolderSmoke Podcast

Episode 190 of the amateur radio podcast SolderSmoke is now available

WIA members to decide on organisation review

The IARU member society, the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) has flagged a general meeting of its members to decide whether a review of the organisation is needed

Falcon 9 static fire anomaly update

Three weeks ago, SpaceX experienced an anomaly at our Launch Complex 40 (LC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. This resulted in the loss of one of our Falcon 9 rockets and its payload

Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan Review

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has opened consultation on its proposed update of the Australian Radiofrequency Spectrum Plan. The ACMA announced it on its website on 22 September 2016

Spring QRP Contest

On Saturday 1 October, you can participate in the South African Radio League's Spring QRP Contest

Amateur satellites launch from India

AlSat-1N and Pratham, both with amateur radio payloads, are launching on the Indian PSLV-C35 mission planned for 0342 GMT on Monday, September 26, 2016, reports are requested

Weather Volunteers Keep Their Eyes On the Skies:

Sarnia residents Ron Cross and Briana Reide aren't the type to seek shelter when a storm approaches. As volunteers with CANWARN, the Sarnia couple instead opts to spot and report what's happening using their ham radio, providing useful details for Environment Canada weather reports. "They look at their computers but they can't see what's going on ... [continue]

Saturday, 24th September 2016

Most Colossal Repeater System in the USA - K6UDA Radio Episode 28

View attachment 321042 Imagine a repeater system covering 80 meters through UHF, all linked together, controllable on your HT & linked to distant repeaters over RF. We'll visit the mad scientist who dreamed this one up & he's going to explain how it all works. Also, a review of the new Btech UV-5X3 tri-band HT. Oh yeah. Dani... [continue]

HamRadioNow: Even MORE On the Road (to the DCC)

Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club Special Event - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

15 years of Ham Radio Training

Terminated inverted U low noise antenna

Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club Special Event

Missing VK aircraft

Bouvet Island DXpedition 2018

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Ham radio in education

Live streaming of CAT16 talks

HamRadioNow: Even MORE On the Road

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #68: - eHam.net - eHam.net

Ham Radio Clubs in IITs, NITs Could Boost Emergency Communications:

Volunteer Connection: Amateur Radio -- a Key Component of Disaster Response

How You Can Talk to an Astronaut from Home:

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Sunday, 3rd May 2015

Ankur Puranik Ham Radio IBN Lokmat

How hams of Disaster Amateur Radio Emergency Services set up a direct communication like between Mantralaya in Mumbai with disaster affected Nepal. We helped resolve many cases. For more ...

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Saturday, 24th September 2016

Risk of frost this evening

10 a.m., Sydney Amateur Radio Club, 11 St. Bridget St. open house information on how to qualify for your basic amateur radio certificate. Sponsored ...

Weather volunteers keep their eyes on the skies

As volunteers with CANWARN, the Sarnia couple instead opts to spot and report what's happening using their ham radio, providing useful details for ...

Friday, 23rd September 2016

Ham radio clubs in IITs, NITs could boost emergency communications

Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS): Setting up amateur radio clubs in Indian educational institutions, particularly in technical establishments like the IITs and NITs, ...

Ham Radio – The Launch of a New Lifestyle

Performed by Marconi, the first transatlantic contact via DX radio station appeared to be a sensation for the entire world. It gave a boost to the ...

Put Your First SQ with a Ham Radio

Although becoming an amateur radio operator does not call for some specific skills or knowledge, you should be well aware of some key term. You will ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
K7VIT14133.0 GW0U 1529GW
HB9ESS24970.0 VP6AH 1529VP6
W0YVA21105.0 SV9FBG 1529SV9
CT1BXT28086.6 EO25F 1529EO
VA2QR21091.0 SV9COL 1529SV9
OZ2LP14250.0 AN400M 1529AN
KR5D7025.0 H44GC 1529H4
NW3Y21033.0 AN400M 1529AN
4Z5UY28490.0 OE3WMA 1529OE
RX6LPV21252.0 AN400C 1529AN
IU2CBS14070.0 4Z5AG 15294Z
RW0A3590.0 9M2/JE1SCJ 15299M2
KB3VVE7283.0 KC1BDF 1529KC1
OE5IIO21288.0 AN400I 1529AN
4L7D28501.0 IK6ZNK 1529I
EA4GJP7083.0 EC5AHA 1529EC
K4MI21086.7 AN400M 1529AN
YO7MPD28460.0 PY2XIZ 1529PY2
LY3B21019.8 AN400I 1529AN
SP3AHS28474.1 PP5BS 1528PP5

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
AN400V11
D66D9
AN400M6
AN400A6
AN400C5
PJ4DX4
AN400I4
AN400G4
AN400S3
EC5AHA3
TR8CA3
AN400E3
TI2CC3
II0IATO2
PP5BS2
HF spots from NA
9A701A3
IN3BJS2
AN400M2
C37NL2
PY2NY2
SV9FBG2
A71MM1
N5NA/STER1
N5QQ1
GW0U1
VC3S1
DD1A1
DL2SAX1
K1VMT1
N0HJZ1
HF spots from AS
AN400G2
AN400C1
WI9WI1
3Z670BY1
AN400E1
9M2/JE1SCJ1
VQ96JC1
DM0MORSE1
IK6ZNK1
A96A1
OE3WMA1
PR2W1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 85, A-index: 5
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 Sep 25 1205 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Sep 25, 20164785 B1.0
Sep 24, 20164985 B1.2
Sep 23, 20163086 B1.6
Sep 22, 20163585 B2.0
Sep 21, 20163286 B1.5
Sep 20, 20165685 B1.2
Sep 19, 20164783 A9.2
Sep 18, 20161483 A9.0
Sep 17, 20161380 A7.4
Sep 16, 20161284 B1.0
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