AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Bidding in ARRL On-Line Auction Set to Begin on October 19

More than 230 items will be on the block as bidding gets under way on Friday, October 19, for the 13th Annual ARRL On-Line Auction. The auction will continue through Friday, October 26. An auction preview opens on Wednesday, October 17.The 2018 auction includes lab-tested QST “Product Review” gear, vintage books, used equipment, and one-of-a-ki... [continue]

Monday, 15th October 2018

ARRL Executive Committee Meeting to Meet in Minneapolis

The ARRL Executive Committee (EC) is set to meet on Saturday, October 20, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, will preside. In addition to reports from the President and the Chief Executive Officer and Secretary, Barry Shelley, N1VXY, the EC will hear a status report of the ad hoc committee to draft updates/changes to Cod... [continue]

M7 Foundation Licences

Ofcom have advised us that its Licensing Portal is now issuing M7 call signs to new applicants for the Foundation licence.

Sample Break In updated.

M7 ham radio callsigns

It has been reported that M7 Foundation callsigns are now being issued by Ofcom

DXCC Country/Entity Report

According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 7th October, through Sunday, 14th Oct there were 228 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Upcoming ARISS contact with Valley High School, Albuquerque, NM

An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Valley High School, Albuquerque, NM on 18 Oct.

ICQ Podcast - Hamfest 2018

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Matthew Nassau M0NJX and Bill Barnes N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is - Hamfest 2018

Emergency Comms activities in Region 1 - Oct 13/14

October 13/14 was a busy weekend in IARU Region 1 with two major exercises and at least one emergency happening

Ofcom issue M5 + two letter callsign

The UK communications regulator Ofcom has issued what is believed to be the very first M5 + 2 letter callsign - M5ET

ARISS contacts planned for schools in Germany and Belgium

Kure Atoll permit application 'denied'

GB3KS now dual mode

Banbury UK amateurs win RSGB prize

Ham radio numbers dwindling

ICQ Podcast - Hamfest 2018 - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Door County radio operator says amateur radio vital if cellular and satellite communications fail - DoorCountyDailyNews.com

Door County radio operator says amateur radio vital if cellular and satellite communications fail - DoorCountyDailyNews.com

Earth just dodged a meteor storm

ARISS contact planned for schools in Kuenzelsau, Germany

AO-92 L-band demo by N8HM at Hamvention

ISS FundRazr campaign

VK6WIA NewsWest

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

QSO Today - Ken Oelke - VE6AFO

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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Monday, 15th October 2018

Emergency Comms activities in Region 1 - Oct 13/14

Emergency Comms activities in Region 1 - Oct 13/14  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubFull coverage

Kure Atoll permit application 'denied'

Kure Atoll permit application 'denied'  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubFull coverage

ICQ Podcast - Hamfest 2018

ICQ Podcast - Hamfest 2018  Southgate Amateur Radio ClubFull coverage

Nassau County Amateur Radio Operators aid Communications Following Hurricane Michael

Nassau County Amateur Radio Operators aid Communications Following Hurricane Michael  Government TechnologyFull coverage... [continue]

Door County radio operator says amateur radio vital if cellular and satellite communications fail

Door County radio operator says amateur radio vital if cellular and satellite communications fail  DoorCountyDailyNews.comFull coverage... [continue]

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
TA4RC10136.0 VK7DD 2030VK7
DJ7YP14215.0 KO4ZB 2029KO4
WO2N28074.0 D41CV 2029D4
VE3FBZ14074.5 W2GPK 2029W2
LU1QR28472.0 NT2X 2029NT2
UR5WCW10138.1 K1AR 2029K1
KK4KHS7260.0 N4SMS 2029N4
EA1ZZ7081.0 EA2EZ 2028EA
K6BFL14074.0 EI9FVB 2028EI
TA4RC10136.0 VK7XX 2028VK7
RA3GKE144300.0 UA3QCB 2028UA3
KK4KHS7260.0 N4SMS 2028N4
SM6IQD5355.0 G0FFV 2028G
EI6FR14013.1 XQ6CFX 2028XQ6
LZ3YM10111.0 LZ5BB 2028LZ
F8IJV14074.0 CE3OP 2027CE3
UA4NDX144302.0 R4NAT 2027R4
ZL2IFB18130.0 P4/NT5V 2027P4
KF4ZS14075.7 HC1DAZ 2027HC
EA2XX7081.0 EA2EZ 2027EA

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
KO4ZB2
EA2EZ2
VK7XX1
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RA3RMG1
SQ5AM1
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VK7DD1
GM8OFQ1
OK1DN1
E73JO1
3Z100I1
K1AR1
WP4G1
HF spots from NA
N4SMS3
EI9FVB1
TI2CC1
OE3KAB1
N7C1
HC1DAZ1
IK5ORP1
HA1RB1
KE9KEK1
CA3JBD1
KN4BBD1
W2GPK1
F6HSZ1
MI0VKO1
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HF spots from AS
YO2IS1
IZ5DKJ1
4K6N1

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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