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Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 11/11/2017 - 11:02
No sunspots are visible so far in November, and as of November 9 we have seen nine days of blank Sun. But the past few days had strong geomagnetic activity, with planetary A index on November 7-9 at 36, 47 and 20, and so far on early November 10, at 21. 28 is the predicted planetary A index for November 10

20th anniversary of BBC News website

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:08
Twenty years ago this week, the BBC News website was launched. What was reported about amateur radio in those early years?

Hurricanes shine light on emergency communications

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:08
The Atlantic hurricane disasters this year left more than 260 dead with $300 billion in damages, making them the costliest ever

Cape San Blas Florida Lighthouse activation

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:08
The Parama City Amateur Radio Club will activate the Cape San Blas Lighthouse ARLHS USA-135M at Core Park in Port St Joe, FL Saturday, Nov. 11, 1500 UTC to 1900 UTC or 10 AM to 2 PM EST

English edition of AMSAT-EA newsletter

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:08
Spain's amateur satellite group AMSAT-EA have released an English language edition of their November newsletter

Armistice Day Centenary to be commemorated

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:08
The end of WWI came when Armistice was declared on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month, in 1918

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:08
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Clarifying the designation of certain non-geographic numbers

Fri, 10/11/2017 - 10:08
Ofcom has today published a consultation on proposed changes to the National Telephone Numbering Plan, to simplify the designation of numbers beginning ‘07x’, so they may only be used for genuinely mobile services

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Not the busiest of weeks on Ten Metres. The DX was there mainly in the form of VKs, VK9CZ that is (Cocos-Keeling Is)

Emergency HF Net convened in Colombia

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
ARRL report Radio amateurs in Colombia have been put on an Orange Alert and an HF net activated on 7117 kHz in the wake of an avalanche of mud and rocks November 7 on the La Paila River on the town of Corinto

Wireless Power Transfer in Milton Keynes

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Amid growing concerns about the RF pollution that can be caused by Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) technology Ofcom produced a report on the electric bus system used in Milton Keynes

Countdown to World Radiocommunication Conference 2019

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Bryan Rawlings, VE3QN, RAC Special Advisor, is in Geneva, Switzerland attending Preparatory Meetings for the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) until Friday, November 17

Argentine radio hams get 5 MHz and 472 kHz bands

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
The Radio Club Argentino, IARU Member Society has succeeded with its petition to their local communications authorities gaining 630m and 60m bands and extension of 160m, 80m and 30m

ARI President Mario Ambrosi, I2MQP (SK)

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Associazione Radioamatori Italiani (ARI) President Pietro "Mario" Ambrosi, I2MQP, of Rodano, Millepini, Italy, died November 6 after serving for several decades at the head of Italy's national Amateur Radio organization and IARU member society

On air, in Thiruvananthapuram

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
The Hindu newspaper reports amateur radio operators in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) tune in with their ever-lasting fascination for radio communication

Ofcom awards nine new community radio licences

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Ofcom has today announced the award of nine new community radio licences in England and Wales

IOTA news from the DARC

Thu, 09/11/2017 - 08:52
Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

RadFxSat launch delayed

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced Tuesday afternoon that the launch of the Delta II rocket carrying RadFxSat has been delayed due to a faulty battery on the booster

New Airspy HF+ SDR Receiver

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
Moonraker UK Ltd are happy to announce the much anticipated HF receiver from the Airspy stable

Geomagnetic storm in progress

Wed, 08/11/2017 - 09:53
As predicted, a solar wind stream engulfed Earth on Nov. 7th, but the geomagnetic storms it is producing are stronger than expected