AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

AMSAT Fox series launch schedule update

The launches of AMSAT satellites Fox-1Cliff and Fox-1D have been rebooked from the original Spaceflight Formosat-5/Sherpa mission aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 on to two separate new launches

Sunday, 26th March 2017

Another ham radio store closes

Silicon Valley’s Sunnyvale Ham Radio Outlet has signed off after 26 years as a hub for Silicon Valley’s amateur radio community

OZ7IGY – 60th anniversary and 40 MHz beacon now on Next Generation Beacons platform

On 25 March 2017, the 40 MHz OZ7IGY beacon was migrated to the Next Generation Beacons platform

International Air Ambulance Week 2017

The event covers two weekends, giving amateurs a great chance to get involved and support the event

'Hotbed' amateur radio waves getting bigger

The Richmond News reports Vancouver and surrounding area (Lower Mainland) is a 'hotbed' of activity and 'growth' in amateur radio

Just a few days remain to vote

Just a few days remain before voting for the South African Radio League Amateur Radio Hall of Fame ends on Friday 31 March 2017

Geomagnetic storm watch

A large canyon-shaped hole in the sun's atmosphere is facing Earth and spewing a stream of solar wind toward our planet. Estimated time of arrival: 2 to 3 days from now

UK YOTA 2017 Team Announced:

The RSGB is delighted to announce that the members of the UK YOTA 2017 team are Peter Barnes, 2E0UAR and Jonathan Sawyer, M0JSX. Peter is 19, and a member of Thornbury and South Gloucestershire ARC. Jonathan is 23, and belongs to the Reading and District ARC.

Saturday, 25th March 2017

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 94

View attachment 358969 "Life's too short for QRP" With propagation at an all time low, amplifiers are out in force and QRP is delegated to second class citizen status, but is that really warranted and what does this mean for holders of introductory Amateur Radio licenses. Foundations of Amateur Radio is a weekly podcast about th... [continue]

ARISS contact planned for Los Angeles, USA

An International Space Station. contact has been planned for astronaut Shane Kimbrough KE5HOD with Council of State Science Supervisors, Los Angeles, CA USA

Hackaday: Amateur Radio Digital Modes

Dan Maloney KC1DJT writes on Hackaday about some of the digital modes used by radio amateurs

February RSGB Board Proceedings

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 94

ISWL Callsigns for April

VK6WIA - NewsWest for Sunday, 26 March 2017

Ham radio club will celebrate 40th anniversary

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Ham Radio Club will Celebrate 40th Anniversary:

Alliston Historical Society Learns About Early Days of Radio:

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- #94:

VK6WIA -- NewsWest for 26 March, 2017:

Sunnyvale Ham Radio Outlet Closes After 26 Years:

Cuban girls on the air

Propagation Forecast Bulletin #12 de K7RA:

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2056 for Friday, March 24, 2017:

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2056 for Friday, March 24, 2017

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, 26th March 2017

Emergency Preparedness

The Amateur Radio Emergency Services radio room at the Santa Barbara County Emergency Operations Center in Santa Barbara allows operators to ...

Friday, 24th March 2017

Sunnyvale Ham Radio Outlet closes after 26 years

Photo Jacqueline Ramseyer/Bay Area News Group/March 22, 2017 The Ham Radio Outlet closed its Sunnyvale location on March 22. Regulars, from ...

Day: March 24, 2017

In a recent article, I lamented my distaste for carrying on the classic amateur radio conversation — calling CQ, having someone from far away or ...

Ham radio club will celebrate 40th anniversary

It all goes back for him, longtime wireless receiving set (or ham) radio operator John Levo says, to a day when he was in junior high school and ...

'Hotbed' amateur radio waves getting bigger

A “hotbed” of activity and “growth” membership are not the two words that roll off the tongue when you think of amateur radio. That is, however, exactly ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
YO2CJX10116.5 RW7KW 1259RW7
PD8A14221.0 N3QE 1259N3
LZ1QZ14237.9 RM2U 1259RM2
DS3PIC7175.0 WH6R 1259WH6
EA1BKO7080.0 EA1BQR/P 1259EA
DE7WAB21248.0 A61QQ 1259A6
KX8DX18138.5 M0AVD 1259M
OH6LI14320.0 P33W 1259P3
AB2DE21263.0 SV3AQR 1259SV
DL6LW21239.4 KP2XX 1259KP2
MM0GOR14105.7 JA8COE 1259JA8
AD1C14298.0 OF5Z 1259OF5
G4UCJ14274.3 D4C 1259D4
UY2UR21218.0 YB1AR 1258YB
IK6FBB14285.5 RT5Z 1258R
S54O21182.0 DM0Y 1258DM
YO5PBF14258.9 GI7AXB 1258GI
RC7KY7129.5 IK2AQZ 1258I
9A5M14202.2 YT1A 1258YT
RK9DR14026.0 R12APR 1258R1

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
8P6DR4
CQ3W2
RW7KW2
ZS9Z2
P33W2
C4A2
CN3A2
K2SSS1
WN1GIV1
JA8COE1
VC3T1
GI7AXB1
DL6NDW1
OH7KBF1
DQ5M1
HF spots from NA
NR5M1
PJ4DX1
IZ5TJD/71
SV3AQR1
WH6R1
TM2M1
E7DX1
VK4KW1
4S7AB1
M0AVD1
GD0BCJ1
AH7/K8PGJ1
EE1G1
VP5P1
RW9USA1
HF spots from AS
YB3VO1
IK2AQZ1
N6MI1
TM7F1
BX2AAA1
WW2DX1
WH6R1
OE11WG1
DJ7EO1
R12APR1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 74, A-index: 4
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2017 Mar 26 0905 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Mar 26, 20171174 A0.0
Mar 25, 20171274 A1.2
Mar 24, 20171272 A1.6
Mar 23, 20171272 A1.8
Mar 22, 20171273 A2.8
Mar 21, 2017071 A1.9
Mar 20, 2017073 A0.0
Mar 19, 2017071 A0.0
Mar 18, 2017070 A0.0
Mar 17, 2017071 A0.0
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