AMATEUR RADIO NEWS

Radio Club of Chile Supporting Communications During Pope’s Visit

The Radio Club of Chile (CE3AA) and its Emergency Service are supporting communications for the National Emergency Office of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security during Pope Francis’ visit to Chile. Commemorative call sign XR18PAX will be on the air on SSB; XR3PAX on digital modes. A special QSL card will be available for HF contacts.... [continue]

Tuesday, 16th January 2018

The Radio Club of Chile will support the communications during Pope visit

The Radio Club of Chile and its Emergency Service will be supporting the communications of the National Emergency Office of the Ministry of the Interior and Public Security, during the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Chile. They will also have the commemorative special Call Sign XR18PAX on SSB and Digitals Modes. More information in Facebook ... [continue]

El Radio Club de Chile Apoyará las comunicaciones durante la visita Papal

El Radio Club de Chile y su Servicio de Emergencia estarán apoyando las comunicaciones de la Oficina Nacional de Emergencia del Ministerio del Interior y Seguridad Pública, durante la visita de Su Santidad el Papa Francisco a Chile. Además tendrán al aire la señal distintiva especial conmemorativa XR18PAX en SSB y Modos Digitales. Más informa... [continue]

ARRL President K5UR claims BOD Fracas "Fake News," Blames "Organized Misinformation Campaign"

ARRL President Rick Roderick released a "Note to Members" on the ARRL Website today. My response (cc'ed to the NW Division Director Jim Pace K7CEX) beneath. _ A Note to Members from ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR 01/15/2018 In the last few weeks, the ARRL’s Board of Directors has been the subject of an organized misinformatio... [continue]

Ham Talk Live! Episode 98 - Building Satellites and Fox 1D with Jerry, N0JY

Thursday night at 9 pm Eastern time, Jerry Buxton, N0JY the vice president for engineering at AMSAT will be on the show to talk about the process of building amateur radio satellites, and the latest on the newest bird, Fox 1D which just arrived in space last week! Jerry will take your questions LIVE. Tune into Ham Talk Live! Thursday night at 9 pm... [continue]

Neville Cheadle, G3NUG, 14th January 2018

Eric Neville Cheadle, G3NUG passed away unexpectedly on the 14th January 2018, reportedly from a suspected heart attack following a routine knee replacement operation. Neville was an amateur’s amateur. A gentleman of the airwaves, he was also a terrific and prolific operator. Chairman of CDXC (Chiltern DX Club) for many years, Neville was a keen ... [continue]

Tom and Jimmy 'complete' GI

Jimmy Read M0HGY and his dad Tom Read M1EYP became only the 4th and 5th SOTA participants to activate every summit in the GI - Northern Ireland association

AO-73 / FUNcube-1 Illumination update

The time when the amateur radio AO-73 CubeSat enters continuous sunlight, for the first time, is fast approaching

Essex Ham at Southend Digital Professionals

Southend Digital Professionals is a monthly meetup in Southend-on-Sea designed as a networking event and a chance for those interested in tech to chat, and swap ideas

3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition news

Heavy sea ice east and north of King George Island has made navigation between King George Island and Bouvet slow and of increased risk

SWODXA DX Dinner

The SouthWest Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) is pleased to announce that we will again sponsor the DX Dinner, held in conjunction with the 2018 Dayton Hamvention

PEARS National VHF and UHF Contest - this weekend

AX prefix on Australia's national day

Ham Radio Operators Display Emergency Capabilities During Winter Field Day:

Amazing 3D-Printed Radio Works, Despite Having No Battery or Outlet Plug:

Ham Talk Live #98 -- Building Satellites:

Past ARRL Great Lakes Division Director Jim Weaver, K8JE, SK

Ham Radio in a Pinch - Nuts and Volts - January 2018

Trooper speaks at ham radio meeting - Elk Valley Times

A Note to Members from ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR

ARRL Board of Directors to Meet

ARRL Board of Directors to Meet - ARRL

Florida Ham Radio Club Aids Homeless During Cold Snap

Registration Now Open for HamSCI Workshop Aimed at Hams and Space Science/Weather Researchers

VFlorida Weak Signal Society 3.4 GHz Beacon Back on the Air

NCVEC Question Pool Committee Releases Errata to New Technician Question Pool

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

Wednesday, 17th January 2018

Hall of Fame vocalist Larnelle Harris releases memoir

Larnelle Harris is the only person in history to be a member of three distinct hall of fame organizations: the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and the Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. He has achieved nineteen #1 radio singles and a plethora of top 10 hits. Harris was the first gospel ...

Tuesday, 16th January 2018

Jerry Vanice Caldwell, age 72, Church Hill

He worked as a Computer Technologist for the Eastman Chemical Company and retired after 45 years. Interests and hobbies included traveling/camping throughout the US. He especially loved Canada, Alaska and Yellowstone National Park. He enjoyed being a licensed Amateur Radio Operator (HAM ...

Saturday, 13th January 2018

What's going on? Jan. 13

Canton Amateur Radio Club annual awards banquet and meeting: 6 p.m. social time, 6:30 p.m. dinner served at Tozzi's on 12th, 4210 12th St. NW, Canton Township. Dinner includes choice of char grilled strip steak, broiled scrod in butter sauce, grilled chick breast, house salad with roll, baked potato, ...

Events, fundraisers and volunteer activities

The Moore County Amateur Radio Society invites you to take a look at amateur/ham radio, learn about upcoming Winter Field Day; meetings are open to all. 910-400-3019. Fayetteville Urban Ministry: Volunteer tutors are needed for the Adult Literacy Center. Training sessions are once monthly. The next ...

Friday, 12th January 2018

Sea Cadets earn Ham Radio Technician License

During the Winter break from school, local Sea Cadets of the Capitol Battalion Sea Cadets took the opportunity to earn their Amateur Radio Technician's License. On December 18 through 20, Thurston County District 13 Griffin Fire Station hosted these local Cadets. The class and hands-on practice were ...

HAM RADIO PODCASTS

DX CLUSTER SPOTS

SpotterFreq.DXGMTPref.
LU1HVK14075.4 JG8FWH 0029JG
K4WJ3522.0 P4/S50M 0029P4
HA6FQ3507.0 HA6FQ 0029HA
IK4UPX7022.5 8P0P 00298P
VA7LTX14247.0 CE2WNW 0029CE2
KW7A14200.0 PY4GSS 0029PY4
BH3RPO14040.0 BV5OQ 0027BV
WB0WIV14247.0 CE2WNW 0027CE2
WB6OJB14051.0 N0NI 0025N0
KF4YCP7070.0 WB8YXF 0025WB8
9M2MRS7010.0 HS/RA4AR 0025HS
N4WMB14260.0 CE7VPQ 0025CE7
LW9DYQ14076.0 VA7DGS 0025VA7
S53OQ3509.9 VE9OX 0023VE9
UK8FF7075.0 9Z4Y 00239Z
HS0ZGD7010.0 HS/RA4AR 0023HS
N8JX50313.0 N0LL 0022N0
YT9DX7147.0 YT8WW 0022YT
HS1JZT7010.0 HS/RA4AR 0020HS
PC9DB7152.0 NP4A 0019NP4

TOP HF SPOTS

HF spots from EU
HS/RA4AR3
YT8WW2
9M2MRS1
VE9OX1
PY2XB1
E31A1
NP4A1
RA1QGN1
YB0AR1
UA1OND1
RI50ANO1
HA6FQ1
XW3DT1
SV2JCB1
8P0P1
HF spots from NA
PY4GSS4
CE2WNW3
P4/S50M3
CE7VPQ3
LU3MCJ2
E31A2
NN4SA2
HS/RA4AR2
PV8ADI2
RI1ANO2
RI50ANO2
LU8EX1
JA8COE1
XW4XR1
JE1LET1
HF spots from AS
HS/RA4AR4
E31A1
UX5IS1
9V1YC1
BV5OQ1
PP5AM1
9Z4Y1
VU2BGS1

DX ANNOUNCES

PROPAGATION

Solar Flux: 71, A-index: 5
No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.
Report issued 2018 Jan 16 2105 UTC

DateSun SpotsFluxGoes
Jan 16, 20181271 A3.3
Jan 15, 2018070 A3.0
Jan 14, 2018071 A3.0
Jan 13, 2018071 A3.1
Jan 12, 20181271 A3.1
Jan 11, 20181171 A3.2
Jan 10, 20181370 A3.0
Jan 09, 20181371 A2.8
Jan 08, 20181170 A2.7
Jan 07, 20181170 A2.7
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