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Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
On May 30 at 0005 UTC the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a warning: "On 1 June geomagnetic activity is expected to increase to Active and Minor Storm levels due to arrival of the co-rotating interaction region and high-speed solar wind streams associated with the recurrent trans-equatorial coronal hole."

Threat to key part of 70cm ham radio band in Belgium

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
UBA report the Belgium Regulator BIPT is consulting on a proposal to restrict Amateur Radio access to 433.050 - 434.790 MHz in such a way that it will hardly be usable anymore

Virgin Island residents get ham radio licenses

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
The Virgin Islands Daily News reports residents have got amateur radio licenses ahead of 2018 hurricane season

Hamvention Forum videos available

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
ARRL reports videos of some Hamvention 2018 forums are available in the YouTube Dayton Hamvention 2018 videos playlist

Upcoming Canadian Hamfests and Fleamarkets

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
The following events are featured on the RAC Events Database as of May 31, but please check the site frequently as new events are added and/or updated

Ofcom awards two new community radio licences

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
Ofcom has today announced the award of two new community radio licences in England

RAST has booth at Friedrichshafen Ham Fair

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
This year’s international amateur radio exhibition takes place from June 1 to 3 at the fairgrounds in Friedrichshafen under the motto “Radio Scouting - The Adventure of Youth Amateur Radio.”

Submissions received for 5G spectrum

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
The New Zealand regulator, RSM, report submissions for the 5G discussion document have been published on the RSM website

SIERA collaborating with Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall for radio event

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
A local amateur radio group is collaborating with the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Eastside Memorial Park in Minden, Nevada, for an event that will run from Thursday, May 31, through Sunday, June 3

Solar wind alert

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
NOAA forecasters estimate a 60% chance of minor G1-class geomagnetic storms on June 1st, increasing to 65% on June 2nd, when a stream of high-speed solar wind is expected to reach Earth

DX News from the ARRL

Sat, 02/06/2018 - 16:41
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Foundations of Amateur Radio #155

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 09:38
How to find other Amateurs on Air - Where are all the Amateurs is a question that I am asked regularly by new entrants into our community

Breakthrough Starshot video

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 09:38
In Zurich on May 9, 2018, radio amateur Zac Manchester KD2BHC gave a presentation on Breakthrough Starshot to the WORLD.MINDS MOBILITY conference

GDPR: Closure of AuroraWatch UK email alert system

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 09:38
The popular AuroraWatch email alert system has closed with immediate effect, the EU GDPR data regulations and the significant financial penalties are given as a reason

GDPR: Amateur radio wiki site forced to close

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 09:38
One of the casualties of GDPR on May 25 was the popular amateur radio site Amateurfunk-wiki

Jellyfish sprites over Oklahoma

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 09:38
On Thursday night in Oklahoma, a swarm of jellyfish sprites flashed above an intense thunderstorm approaching Oklahoma City

Propagation de K7RA

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 09:38
Sunspot activity resumed this week, after no sunspots for seven consecutive days. Average daily sunspot number was 7.7, rising from 6.4 in the previous reporting week. Average daily solar flux was 70.1, changed little from 70.2 last week

DXCC Country/Entity Report

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 09:38
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 18th May, through Friday, 25th May there were 222 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

Sat, 26/05/2018 - 09:38
Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

HAMNET amateur radio network is growing

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 10:22
Hamnet is a high-speed digital radio network that interconnects automated ham radio stations and its services, such as Packet Radio, Allstarlink/Echolink/ IRLP, APRS, Paging and Amateur Television using radio links on the higher bands like 13 cm, 6 cm and 3 cm

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