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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Sun, 08/04/2018 - 09:45
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at very low levels

Foundations of Amateur Radio #148

Sat, 07/04/2018 - 09:49
Experience comes from doing ... During the week a friend reminded me that the process of determining what's happening within a shack comes with experience

Movie features ham radio

Sat, 07/04/2018 - 09:49
The ARRL report the movie 'A Quiet Place', starring Emily Blunt and John Krasinski, features amateur radio

A hole in the sun's atmosphere

Sat, 07/04/2018 - 09:49
An unusually wide hole in the sun's atmosphere is facing Earth and spewing a stream of solar wind toward our planet. Estimated time of arrival: April 9th

Major Rove Announcement!

Sat, 07/04/2018 - 09:49
Announcing a major rove for satellite operators; the Springtime Rove to The Great White North!

VK Shires Contest manager needed

Sat, 07/04/2018 - 09:49
The March 2018 meeting of the WIA Board has just been finalised. At that meeting the board accepted this committee’s recommendations to conduct the Trans-Tasman Contest and the VK Shires contests under the banner of the WIA

National Seashore to host events commemorating Titanic, Marconi

Sat, 07/04/2018 - 09:49
The Cape Cod National Seashore will host two events commemorating wireless communication and the role it played to rescue survivors from the sinking of the Titanic

N.Z.A.R.T. Conference

Sat, 07/04/2018 - 09:49
Otago Branch 30 are your hosts for this year’s annual N.Z.A.R.T. Conference and cordially invites members and partners to join with us to celebrate the 92nd conference and also our own 90th year of operation

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 07/04/2018 - 09:49
We only saw sunspots over two days of this past week, March 30 and 31 when the daily sunspot numbers were 11 and 12. There were no sunspots during the previous week, so the average daily sunspot number rose from 0 to 3.3

First UK 136 kHz ham radio transatlantic contact with USA

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 09:35
The ARRL reports UK radio amateur Chris Wilson 2E0ILY made what may be the first 136 kHz (2200m) transatlantic contact with a radio ham in the USA operating under FCC Part 97

End of mission for PicSat satellite

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 09:35
PicSat, launched January 12, carried an amateur radio FM transponder. Unfortunately following a loss of communications in March the team has had to announce the end of the mission

Could ham radio clubs embrace 'Hour of Circuits' program?

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 09:35
Dan Romanchik KB6NU shares his thoughts on what an amateur radio club might do as part of its public service remit

ARRL seeks new CEO

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 09:35
The ARRL is looking for what will be its 3rd Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in just over 2 years

RSGB supporting clubs to encourage growth and participation

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 09:35
Clubs around the country are doing great things to encourage new people into amateur radio and to help current radio amateurs to develop their skills at all levels. The RSGB provides a range of services to support clubs in these activities

Customer left with unwanted antenna after company collapse

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 09:35
Stoke-on-Trent newspaper The Sentinel reports on a radio enthusiast, Simon Blight, who found himself stuck with an antenna he doesn't want

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 09:35
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

DSLWP Lunar satellites will transmit WSJT JT4G mode

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 09:09
Two microsatellites DSLWP-A1 and DSLWP-A2 carrying amateur radio payloads are planned to launch with the Chang’e 4 Relay satellite on a CZ-4C from the Xichang Space Center into lunar orbit in June 2018

ARRL report on exam and license statistics

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 09:09
The ARRL warns that radio amateurs born 1945–65 will soon be 'aging off the licensee rolls'

AMSAT at Hamvention

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 09:09
AMSAT's plans for Hamvention 2018 for the dates May 17-20 have now been posted

Tony's 10m Band Report

Thu, 05/04/2018 - 09:09
Jim, WB0IXI, asked, “What do you think about the possibility of reflecting 10m signals from the debris trail when China's space lab comes down? It would be interesting to know if any operators try this.”