AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 78

View attachment 333876 The folly of throwing away cruft from my desk last week caused concern for my mental health. Fortunately the bearing lives. This week I look at ball-bearings, no, antennas and how an Amateur License helps you understand the drivel that manufacturers use to describe their product and expose some of the fun and games associ... [continue]

Sunday, 4th December 2016

8 December ISS contact to school in France ... FIRST time in UHF !!!

Sabato 8 collegamento ISS con scuola in Francia ! la prima volta che la ISS collega una scuola in UHF ! ARISS contact planned for school in Saint Malo, France An International Space Station radio contact has been planned for astronaut Thomas Pesquet KG5FYG with Collège Jean Charcot, Saint Malo, France. The event is scheduled Thursday Decemb... [continue]

HamRadioReviews: TYT TH-UV3R 2W Pocket Radio Review [Video]

In this week's video I am doing a TYT TH-UV3R 2W Pocket Radio Review. It is no longer in production (most likely), but it is packed with features and it is perfect to have with you all the time. I am also showing how to program the radio without connecting it to a computer. Have a nice weekend, 73! Here is the video, enjoy: [https:]] ..... [continue]

Qrp E.M.E with tiny antennas

2016 has been an excellent year for the guys at MX0CNS the essex dx group in england. operating with very tiny 70cm low temperature yagi antennas they have pushed the limits of what is possible . on the 11th and 13th of november they worked HB9Q and DL7APV using the smallest yagi antenna ever to achieve two way qso's via the moon .the antenna... [continue]

VK6WIA, NewsWest for Sunday 4 December 2016.

In the news this week we take a close look at the dysfunction that is paralysing the Wireless Institute of Australia. We report on what appears to be financial mis-management, lack of procedure, substantial financial losses and give you an overview how this all came to be. During the week two confidential WIA Board reports from two separate Treasu... [continue]

Saturday, 3rd December 2016

Contribute to ARRL through Your IRA - ARRL

ARRLContribute to ARRL through Your IRAARRLTime is running short to contribute to ARRL from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA). The federal government has now made permanent the ability for those age 70-1/2 or older to contribute up to $100,000 per year from an IRA directly to qualifying ...... [continue]

VK6WIA, NewsWest for Sunday 4 December 2016

In the news this week, we take a close look at the dysfunction that is paralysing the Wireless Institute of Australia. We report on what appears to be financial mis-management, lack of procedure, substantial financial losses and give you an overview how this all came to be

Middle school students’ Tancredo-1 TubeSat scheduled for launch

The Tancredo-1 satellite, a small TubeSat built by middle school students in Brazil, is scheduled to be sent to the International Space Station on December 9, 2016

Receive pictures from space – ISS SSTV Dec 8-9

Slow-scan television (SSTV) transmissions are planned from the International Space Station (ISS) on December 8-9, 2016

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 78

The folly of throwing away cruft from my desk last week caused concern for my mental health. Fortunately the bearing lives

WSPRLite first impressions

Edmund M0MNG gives a 'first impressions' unscripted review of a new product. The WSPRlite is available from SOTAbeams and is proving very popular

When Power's Out and Phones are Down, Who You Gonna Call?

VK6WIA -- NewsWest, 4 December 2016:

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #78:

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #78: - eHam.net

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #49 de K7RA:

Contribute to ARRL through Your IRA

Ham Gifts for under $50 | Xmas Gift Guide - K6UDA Radio Episode 36

A Ham's Night Before Christmas - Live from HamRadioNow

Amateur Radio Volunteers Provide Shelter Communication Support in Tennessee: - eHam.net

Sandringham kicks off GB16YOTA

RAIBC seeks readers

Shake-up for RSGB contests

Best links of the week 46 2016

Best links of the week 45 2016

Best links of the week 44 2016

YOUTUBE VIDEOS

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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NEWSPAPERS

Sunday, 4th December 2016

Skywarn Amateur Radio Recognition Day

The National Weather Service Station held their annual Skywarn Amateur Radio Recognition Day on Saturday. The day was developed in 1999 when ...

Saturday, 3rd December 2016

Latest:Farewell, 'Mickey' Matthew

The Amateur Radio Club, a group spearheaded and trained by Matthew, ... “Campbell “Mickey” Matthew, you are now what we say in HAM Radio, ...

Amateur radio operator's call sign silenced

Arthur J.”Barney” Barnhart had a lifelong love of amateur radio, starting as a 16-year-old growing up in Mt. Pleasant Township and continuing ...

Friday, 2nd December 2016

Doug Spade and Mike Clement: WABJ turns 70, Episode 1"

Alden Cooper and Gail Griner had developed a common bond — obtaining their amateur radio licenses as teenagers while attending Waite High ...

Tests for amateur radio operator license on Sunday in Chico

Testing authorized by the Federal Communications Commission for Amateur Radio Operator licenses will be conducted starting at 2 p.m. on Sunday ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
F4FTA21250.0 3W1T 07593W
OE2IKN7155.0 OE3XNB 0759OE
UA4AGT21214.9 UP25G 0759UP
PB5X14216.0 IC8ATA 0759I
RM7G14128.0 RN3B 0759RN3
G3SED3504.0 JH1HDT 0759JH
PD1B14216.0 IC8ATA 0759I
UP25P18101.9 RL3K 0759RL3
PD1RK14202.3 HL2AWO 0759HL
YO3AIS10141.6 SP8BJU 0759SP
RD2D14265.1 YO0YOTA 0758YO
UR5KBW21071.3 UA9CLR 0758UA9
UP25P18101.9 RK3BM 0758RK3
HB9DHZ10112.0 EA0BOT 0758EA
OE2IKN3640.0 OE3XNB 0758OE
SQ2HL14280.0 RZ4PXO 0758RZ4
RZ1AU14244.1 SV2RMK/P 0758SV
BH6KOK14024.0 BH8ASZ 0758BH
RV9USA14185.0 UA1TAN/M 0758UA1
SP3HLM1830.1 VY2ZM 0758VY2

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
SV2RMK/P3
IZ1NJA/P2
IC8ATA2
OE3XNB2
EA6AIU/P2
OE16YOTA2
Z21LS2
EA0BOT1
UA6GO/M1
HB9WFF/P1
JH1HDT1
SP8BJU1
H44MS1
UA9CLR1
HG30EUDXF1
HF spots from NA
N7IR1
K7TD1
TI5W1
KL7SB1
N0NI1
VE3EJ1
F1DSZ1
HF spots from AS
R19KDR3
8T2BH2
EI4KF1
RK3BM1
RN3B1
H44MS1
RL3K1
UP25PA1
UA1TAN/M1
S52QM1
Z21LS1
BH8ASZ1
R163S1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 85, A-index: 3
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2016 Dec 04 0315 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Dec 04, 20166285 B1.1
Dec 03, 20165985 B1.0
Dec 02, 20164984 B1.0
Dec 01, 20167585 B1.1
Nov 30, 20164384 B1.6
Nov 29, 20164486 B1.3
Nov 28, 20163185 A9.4
Nov 27, 20161383 A9.3
Nov 26, 20161281 A9.1
Nov 25, 20161281 A9.0
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