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Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 09:35
Sunspots returned a few days ago after a 7-day absence. Average daily sunspot number dropped from 12.9 in last week's report to 4 this week. Average daily solar flux dropped from 73.2 to 69.4

Tony's 10m Band Report

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:51
Yes folks a really good week when the entry point for the list was raised from three to four. It’s been a long time since that happened. Anyway, most popular DX of the week was, AO18FWC who cracked 6 days out of 7 as top dog although there were quite a few more 18FWCs on air and some 18FIFAs too. There was plenty more DX out there

ISS 2.4 GHz Ham Video transmitter defective

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:51
Around mid April, the 2.4 GHz Ham Video transmitter onboard the ISS Columbus module stopped working

Morse biggest challenge for Thai Intermediate candidates

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:51
Radio Amateur Society of Thailand President Jakkree (Jack) HS1FVL has provided an update on results of May 2018 intermediate class amateur radio exam

SA tech site reports on YOTA

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:51
South African Technology site MyBroadband reports on the upcoming Youngsters On The Air event being held in August

City celebrates Emergency Preparedness

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:51
Mercer Island Radio Operators (MIRO) will be participating in the annual ARRL (American Radio Relay League) Field Day over the weekend of June 23 to 24 at Luther Burbank Park

RAC AGM at the annual Red Deer Picnic and Hamfest

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:51
The Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Red Deer, Alberta as part of RAC’s 25th Anniversary Celebration

Ofcom consults on recovering costs for satellite filings work

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:51
Ofcom has today published proposals on recovering the costs of its satellite filings work from industry

Mock drill exercise by State Disaster Management Authority

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:51
Pandit, VU2DCT says: Yesterday I was called up by Maj Gen (Retd) V K Dutta ji convener National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) from New Delhi regarding to participate in Mock drill exercise which was being organised at UPSDMA head quarters Lucknow (India)

DX News from the ARRL

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 08:51
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

MLandS Training Academy packed on a Tuesday evening at MLandS for Advanced Exam

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:41
A family of three travelled some 120 miles from Norfolk, another individual from Wiltshire and one from West Sussex to take their Amateur Radio Advanced Exam at Martin Lynch’s Training Academy in Staines-upon-Thames. In total, eleven people took the exam and the pass rate was extremely high with only two just missing the grade on line

Essex Skills Night and Tabletop Sale at Danbury Monday

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:41
On Monday, June 18, both Essex Skills Night and the CARS Radio and Electronics Tabletop Sale will take place in the Danbury Village Hall

RSGB release Wireless Power Transmission information

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:41
IARU WRC-19 briefing slides on Wireless Power Transmission for Electric Vehicles WPT(EV) and Ofcom measurements are now available from the RSGB site

ARISS contact planned for school in Serbia

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:41
An International Space Station school contact has been planned for Ricky Arnold KE5DAU with Tehnicka Skola Zajecar, Zajecar, Serbia

Huge dust storm on Mars

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:41
Yesterday, NASA lost contact with the Opportunity Mars rover as a ferocious dust storm spreads around the Red Planet

K8CX'S 2018 Dayton HamVention Photo Gallery

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:41
This is Tom's 22nd consecutive year for the gallery, and it contains 392 photos taken this year at the Crowne Plaza, various events and hospitality suites. There are now close to 5692 Dayton photos on HamGallery

Ofcom review of directory enquiries

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 09:41
Ofcom has published a consultation on directory enquiry (118) numbers, following a review of how people use these services, and the cost of calling them

Dutch regulator acts against repeater abuse

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:19
VERON reports inspectors from the Netherlands Radiocommunications Agency acted last week against a young man who transmitted on PI2NOS 70cm Repeater without a license

CEPT discuss ham radio 50 MHz band and Wireless Power Transfer

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:19
The Conference Preparatory Group Project Team D meeting 6 (CPG PTD#6) is taking place in Tallinn, Estonia, June 12-15

Jeri Ellsworth AI6TK talk at AMSAT/TAPR banquet

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:19
George Byrkit K9TRV has released a video of the talk given by Jeri Ellsworth AI6TK at the AMSAT/TAPR banquet during Hamvention 2018