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Hurricane Irma strengthens to Category 4 storm en route to Florida

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 10:32
Hurricane Irma strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it churned toward the Caribbean amid storm warnings, watches and states of emergency in Florida and Puerto Rico

Military Vehicle Convoy On-The-Air event Route 66

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:32
The '2017 Military Vehicle Convoy On-The-Air Event Route 66' will operate the following callsigns during September and October

A photo tour of the 2017 Shelby Hamfest

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:32
My Labor Day weekend was free of travel again this year, so I was able to make another pilgrimage to the Shelby (North Carolina) hamfest

President Trump welcomes home record-breaking NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, KC5ZTD

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:32
NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson, KC5ZTD and Jack Fischer, K2FSH, received a special welcome as they were flying home to Houston Sunday evening. President Donald Trump spoke by phone with Whitson and Fischer on a NASA plane following Whitson’s record-breaking mission to the International Space Station

Big sunspots facing Earth

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:32
Behemoth AR2674 has been growing for days, while newcomer AR2673 has suddenly quadrupled in size

DXCC Most Wanted (ClubLog)

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:32
The 'DXCC Most Wanted' entities list has been updated on ClubLog as of August 31st

W4DXCC Convention

Tue, 05/09/2017 - 09:32
The W4DXCC DX and Contest Convention is located at the MainStay Suites in Pigeon Forge, TN, September 22-23rd, 2017

Route 66 special event - Highway to a DX Party!

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
The Citrus Belt Amateur Radio Club of San Bernardino, California, is once again hosting (probably one of the most fun special event activities) the 18th annual 'Route 66 On The Air' special event between September 9-17th

Report VDSL interference now

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
The RSGB's EMC Committee is asking all radio amateurs to complete an important VDSL interference survey

Grandfather headed to Texas to assist with Harvey relief

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
Radio amateur Keith Tilley K2UNI, a High Falls grandfather, packed up his bags Saturday and headed off to his destination: The devastated parts of Texas

SolderSmoke Podcast

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
Episode 199 of the amateur radio podcast SolderSmoke is now available

The Bouvet Island 160m Vertical

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
Tim Duffy, K3LR, reports: The DX Engineering and Bouvet Island teams have worked together to design an efficient 90 foot top loaded 160 meter vertical antenna that can be installed quickly and safely on Bouvet Island by the 3Y0Z team this January

ICQPODCAST – PiStar released

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. This episode’s feature is PiStar

Assembling a diplexer kit

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
The Chertsey Radio Club have released a video showing Bob M6FLT building a 145/435 MHz diplexer kit for a dual-band satellite antenna

Thames radio ham found dead

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
Police found radio amateur Arthur Earle Plimley ZL1TAG, 76, dead in his Parawai Road house on Wednesday after a CB radio friend, Peter Hansen of Te Atatu, raised the alarm

Morse code user interface for Netflix TV

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
Carenina Motion, Guy Cirino and Alex Wolfe used Morse Code to produce a Netflix TV single button interface for the summer hackday

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Mon, 04/09/2017 - 09:41
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 27th August, through Sunday, 3rd September there were 205 countries active

Ham radio sends messages of hope to Houston

Sun, 03/09/2017 - 09:54
WIVB reports radio amateurs in New York have been providing a comunicatons link to the flood hit areas of Texas

Radio hams help trace Hurricane Harvey survivor

Sun, 03/09/2017 - 09:54
KMOV St. Louis describes how amateur radio operators helped a Metro East woman find her son in Harvey

SARL National Field Day next weekend

Sun, 03/09/2017 - 09:54
The second leg of the SARL National Field Day will run from 10:00 UTC on Saturday 9 September to 10:00 UTC on Sunday 10 September with CW, SSB, RTTY and PSK31 on 160 to 10 metres