February 21, 2019

The Doctor Will See You Now!

February 21, 2019 01:00 PM -

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

February 21, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

West Rand Amateur Radio Club flea market

February 21, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The West Rand Amateur Radio Club is hosting its next flea market on Saturday 23 February 2019 at their clubhouse in Kroton Street, Weltevreden Park, Roodepoort

ARRL adds JO-97, FO-99, QO-100 to LoTW configuration file

February 21, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The ARRL has released version 11.7 of the Logbook of the World configuration file adding the ability to confirm QSOs made through JO-97, FO-99, and QO-100 via LoTW

NASA to provide coverage of SpaceX commercial crew flight test

February 21, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for the SpaceX Demo-1 flight test to the International Space Station for the agency’s Commercial Crew Program, which is working with the U.S. aerospace industry to launch astronauts on American rockets and spacecraft from American soil for the first time since 2011

Receiving the Es'hail-2 geostationary satellite

February 21, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - George Smart M1GEO has published an article about his experiences in receiving the amateur radio transponders on the Es'hail-2 geostationary satellite

Digital Communications Conference - call for papers

February 21, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Technical papers are solicited for presentation at the ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference (DCC), to be held September 20-22 at the Marriott Detroit Metro Airport Hotel

Tony's 10 Metre Band Report

February 21, 2019 10:21 AM - Southgate ARC - A pretty poor week except for the weekend as there was a contest. Even so Ten was not exactly swamped with contesters. Best DX was V84SAA (Brunei) , ZV8FC (Brazil Lighthouse) and ZW7O (Another Brazil Lighthouse)

February 20, 2019

Winter Section Manager Election Results Announced

February 20, 2019 04:13 PM - ARRL -

Four new ARRL Section Managers have been declared elected in the just-concluded winter election cycle, and one incumbent Section Manager was re-elected to a new term. Section Manager election ballots were counted on February 19 at ARRL Headquarters. Four incumbent Section Managers ran without opposition during this election cycle. All terms start on April 1.

In Iowa, Lelia Garner, WA0UIG, of Rob...

Wednesday 80m Club Sprint

February 20, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - There is a trophy in the cupboard at the NARC called the SARL 80 metre Club Championship trophy that has not been in use for some time. It has been decided to put this trophy back to work

Tuvalu mini-activation

February 20, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Tony 3D2AG plans a mini-activation of Tuvalu (OC-015) for the 22nd to 27th

Stevenage shed radio DJ visits Radio Caroline

February 20, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - A shed-based DJ, whose interest in radio was sparked by pirate station Radio Caroline, has had his "dream come true" by visiting the ship it broadcasts from

Ofcom fines Virgin and MS3 for providing information late

February 20, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Ofcom has fined Virgin Media £25,000, and MS3 £2,000, after both companies missed the deadline for responding to a formal information request, as part of an Ofcom market review

ITU WRC-19 Conference Prep Meeting Geneva

February 20, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - ARRL report the second Conference Preparatory Meeting (CPM) in advance of World Radio Communication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) this fall got under way on February 18 at International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Headquarters in Geneva

500 years of foundation of Panama City

February 20, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The special callsign H31A is being used to commemorate 500 years of the foundation of Panama City, PANAMA. The station will be available until August 15th 2019

IOTA news from the DARC

February 20, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

February 19, 2019

New Plan Aligns ARES with the Needs of Served Agencies

February 19, 2019 08:59 PM - ARRL -

The new ARES Plan adopted by the ARRL Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting in January represents an effort to provide ARES with a clearly defined mission, goals, and objectives; specific training requirements, and a system for consistent reporting and record-keeping. The Board’s Public Service Enhancement Working Group (PSEWG) spent more than 3 years crafting the ARES Plan which, ARRL offic...

Fake News: Belgian News Magazine Misrepresents Amateur Radio Numbers

February 19, 2019 06:57 PM - ARRL -

The Belgian Dutch-language weekly The Sunday (de Zondag) recently reported incorrectly that just 153 Amateur Radio licensees existed in the country, dramatically proclaiming, “Amateur Radio permits have dropped drastically in 5 years,” and asking, “Where have the radio hobbyists gone?” The error was based on a misunderstood parliamentary exchange. The facts are that 153 new licenses were issued...

New Book HF Dipole Antennas for Amateur Radio Now Shipping

February 19, 2019 05:49 PM - ARRL -

ARRL’s HF Dipole Antennas for Amateur Radio is a collection of 20 HF dipole antenna designs from the pages of QST between 2000 and 2017. It includes innovative antenna projects for single-band and multiband antennas, as well as antennas for portable applications.

Portable Antennas

  • “An Easy-to-Make Three-Band Dipole for ARRL Field Day”

  • “A Field-Portable Multi-Band Rotatable Dipole Antenna”

  • “A Smal...

KickSat-2 is Alive and Being Tracked

February 19, 2019 04:58 PM -

SARL RTTY Contest

February 19, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The SARL RTTY Contest is open to all radio amateurs in Southern Africa and encourages QSOs using RTTY

BBC: Parking charges waived for ham radio rally

February 19, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - BBC News reports car parking charges will be waived to allow a popular amateur radio event to continue being held in a Somerset town

Ninth District Incoming QSL Bureau has new manager and address

February 19, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Erik Andersen, K9EU, of Naperville, Illinois, has assumed the role of manager for the Ninth District Incoming QSL Bureau

Ham radio operators put their hobby to the test

February 19, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the Amateur Radio Society of Odisha got together at an uninhabited island within the Chilika lake to test their operational skill and technology to help the public during natural calamities such as cyclonic storms

Federal Government responds to The Left's EMC question

February 19, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The German political party The Left (Die Linke) raised the issue of the Electromagnetic pollution caused by consumer devices such as switched-mode PSU's and LED lighting

College Park School makes first contact with the ISS

February 19, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Students at College Park School got a chance to take their learning out of this world. During an assembly on February 13, students got to ask Canadian astronaut David Saint-Jacques, KG5FYI questions while he’s aboard the International Space Station (ISS)

February 18, 2019

ITU WRC-19 Conference Preparatory Meeting Under Way in Geneva

February 18, 2019 08:41 PM - ARRL -

The second Conference Preparatory Meeting (CPM) in advance of World Radio Communication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) this fall got under way on February 18 at International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Headquarters in Geneva. Delegates from around the world are attending.

This CPM will prepare a consolidated report that will support of the work of WRC-19, based on contributions from various adminis...

Antarctic Activity Week is Under Way

February 18, 2019 04:49 PM - ARRL -

Antarctic Activity Week (AAW) 2019 is under way until February 24, with special call signs on the air. The goal of the event is to promote interest in Antarctica, where many countries have established research facilities.

Some of the call signs to listen for are: Australia, VK2ANT; Austria, OE16AAW, OE88WAP, OE89ANT, and OE90AAW; Belgium, OR16ANT; France, TM16AAW, TM16WAP, and TM1ANT; Italy, II2...

XX9D in Macau: And You Think Your Noise Problem is Bad

February 18, 2019 04:36 PM - ARRL -

The group that’s been activating Macau as XX9D for the past week or so reports its biggest challenge is not so much managing the pileups but hearing the pileups in the first place due to high noise levels. Nonetheless, the group has managed some 18,000 contacts on 160 through 6 meters, and the operators credit FT8 with making many of those possible.

“All team members are a little bit disappoint...

Amateur Radio is Aboard during Attempt to Become Oldest Circumnavigator

February 18, 2019 04:23 PM -

Turkish special event

February 18, 2019 09:28 AM - Southgate ARC - Members of the Giresun Amateur Radio Society (GITRAD - Giresun Telsiz Radyo Amatorleri ve Doga Sporlari Dernegi) are celebrating its 10th anniversary with the special callsign TC10GITRAD

The only radio ham in Taiwan for 25 years

February 18, 2019 09:28 AM - Southgate ARC - Tim Chen BV2A was famous among amateur radio enthusiasts as the only person allowed to operate in Taiwan until 1985, when the government started issuing more licenses

North and South Cook Islands

February 18, 2019 09:28 AM - Southgate ARC - Operators Dagmar DM7PQ, and Rainer DL1AUZ will be active as E51NPQ and E51AUZ, respectively, during March and April

IRTS Awards

February 18, 2019 09:28 AM - Southgate ARC - Nominations for 'Awards for Services to the Society or to Amateur Radio' and 'Awards to IRTS members for Other Achievements' are being sought by the Irish Radio Transmitters Society (IRTS) Awards Committee

HRN 411 Team Exuberance

February 18, 2019 09:28 AM - Southgate ARC - David talks with Violetta Latham KM4ATT about Team Exuberance and their upcoming K3LR trip, and her other adventures in amateur radio!

Build your own Space Weather dashboard

February 18, 2019 09:28 AM - Southgate ARC - For the Ham Radio community I wrote an article on how to build your own Space Weather Dashboard with NOAA data

AMSAT-SA Space Symposium

February 18, 2019 09:28 AM - Southgate ARC - Es’hailsat has been one of the major discussions on the agenda of the AMSAT Space Symposiums over the past two years with Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP providing details of how to set up an inexpensive ground station

Amateur radio society recruiting members young or old

February 18, 2019 09:28 AM - Southgate ARC - Valley News Dispatch interviews members of the Skyview Radio Society. Amateur radio operators relay radio messages during natural and man-made disasters and fun events like Pittsburgh’s Great Race

SARL Digital Contest

February 18, 2019 12:20 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1400Z-1700Z, Feb 24

North Carolina QSO Party

February 18, 2019 12:20 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1500Z, Feb 24 to 0059Z, Feb 25

February 17, 2019

ZS4A first to receive signals from Qatar OSCAR-100

February 17, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - SARL reports Rickus de Lange, ZS4A in Bethlehem was the first station in South Africa to report having monitored QSOs on Qatar OSCAR 100

QSO Today - Kristen McIntyre - K6WX

February 17, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Kristen McIntyre, K6WX, is the president of the Palo Alto Amateur Radio Club, in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, and an ARRL Pacific Division Vice Director

QO-100 released by QARS

February 17, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Following the successful launch of Es'hail-2, the new Es'hailSat teleport was inaugurated on February 14, 2019. The QO-100 NB Transponder was opened for experimental use on February 12. The Qatar Amateur Radio Society (QARS) invited radio amateurs worldwide to make good use of the NB transponder and make contacts with each other

NZ QRPers Group

February 17, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Membership of this New Zealand-based group is free, just send your Callsign, first name, QTH, and to receive Newsletters and other QRP information

VK6WIA NewsWest

February 17, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - This week’s theme is new amateurs. Dan has an intriguing segment on how to improve your audio that should be of interest all new to the hobby or old timers and Bob and I bring you items relating to new hams as well

New Exam/Callsign provider for Australia's radio hams

February 17, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The University of Tasmania (UTAS) and Australian Maritime College (AMC) are to take over from the WIA as preferred provider for delivery of Amateur Radio examination, call sign management, and associated services

Digital mode OPERA used on Es'hail-2

February 17, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Luis EA5DOM and Iban EB3FRN have successfully completed the first contact using OPERA via the Es'hail-2 / QO-100 geostationary satellite

AMSAT / ARISS Fundraising Campaign

February 17, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - AMSAT and ARISS are currently supporting a FundRazr campaign to raise $150,000 for critical radio infrastructure upgrades on the ISS. The upgrades are necessary to enable students to continue to talk to astronauts in space via Amateur Radio

AmateurLogic 127: Winter Projects

February 17, 2019 10:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Emile and the Ozone ARC participate in Winter Field Day. Winter is the perfect time to catch up on projects. Tommy shows how to update the firmware of a DVMega. After six years, George revisits Echolink on the Raspberry Pi. SVXlink part-1. Plus your viewer email

ICQ Podcast Episode 287 - 50 years of Worked All Britain

February 17, 2019 08:14 AM - ICQ Podcast -

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is 50 years of Worked All Britain.

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  • Ham Radio License in a Day
  • Qatar OSCAR-100 Web Receiver Live
  • Supporting Innovation through Wireless Technology
  • Two Milestones in Distance Learning
  • Electronics Notes Opens a Ham Radio Store
  • Reflecting on 50 years in the Radio Business
  • Reshaping ARRL Objectives
  • US Navy Explores Amateur Radio as a Training Adjunct
  • RSGB Company Secretary Vacancy
  • US Amateur Radio Population Grows Slightly in 2018

NA Collegiate Championship, RTTY

February 17, 2019 12:18 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1800Z, Feb 23 to 0559Z, Feb 24

UBA DX Contest, CW

February 17, 2019 12:18 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1300Z, Feb 23 to 1300Z, Feb 24

REF Contest, SSB

February 17, 2019 12:18 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0600Z, Feb 23 to 1800Z, Feb 24

South Carolina QSO Party

February 17, 2019 12:18 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1500Z, Feb 23 to 0159Z, Feb 24

February 16, 2019

FCC: Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity Procedures are Now in Effect

February 16, 2019 07:17 PM - ARRL -

The FCC is reminding electronic device retailers that Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SDoC) procedures are now in effect and being enforced. In an FCC Enforcement Advisory released February 15, the FCC Enforcement Bureau (EB) pointed out that marketers of RF devices may be subject to new compliance requirements provided in the SDoC procedures.

“In general, a device subject to SDoC is one t...

Propagation de K7RA

February 16, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Another week passed with no sunspots, and as of February 14 it has been over two weeks since any sunspots were observed, the last on January 30. February 7 through 13 saw average daily solar flux decline from 71.1 to 70.4, compared to the previous seven days

WIA Board comment

February 16, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Since the announcement that UTAS/AMC are the preferred providers, the WIA has begun the process of transitioning-out. This process has been documented by the WIA and ACMA and involves the transfer of Commonwealth Intellectual Property back to the ACMA as per then previous Deed and Transition-Out Plan

The Gambia op

February 16, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Don, G3XTT, will be in The Gambia from March 5-12th. He will mainly operate in the RSGB Commonwealth Contest over the weekend of March 9-10th

The RSGB Commonwealth Contest 2019

February 16, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The RSGB’s Commonwealth Contest is one of the oldest radio contests in existence, having been first run back in 1931 when it was known as “British Empire Radio Week” and lasted for six days!

Macao DXpedition news

February 16, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The XX9D team is once again active from Grand Coloane Resort, Macao (AS-075), until February 26th

Live video from Wyong

February 16, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - With just a week to go - we have something NEW happening at the Wyong Field Day!

DXCC Country/Entity Report

February 16, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 8th February, through Friday, 15th February there were 211 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

February 16, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

CQ 160-Meter Contest, SSB

February 16, 2019 12:20 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 2200Z, Feb 22 to 2200Z, Feb 24

February 15, 2019

HamSCI Workshop Receives National Science Foundation Grant

February 15, 2019 11:33 PM -

Planned Experiment Will Disconnect Russia from the Internet

February 15, 2019 09:03 PM - ARRL -

Authorities and major internet providers in Russia intend to disconnect the country from the internet as part of a planned experiment purportedly aimed at enhancing national security, the Russian news agency RosBiznesKonsalting (RBK) has reported. The stated reason for the experiment is to gather insights and provide feedback and modifications to a proposed law introduced in the Russian Parliam...

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

February 15, 2019 06:31 PM - ARRL -

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

 

 

ARRL Headquarters Seeks Radiosport and Field Services Manager

February 15, 2019 04:53 PM - ARRL -

ARRL is accepting applications for the position of Radiosport and Field Services Manager at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. This is a full-time, exempt position with a competitive salary. The successful candidate would be responsible for managing the Radiosport and Field Services functions, including employee training, and program and services delivery to members and field voluntee...

The K7RA Solar Update

February 15, 2019 04:33 PM - ARRL -

Another week passed with no sunspots, and as of February 14 it has been over two weeks since any sunspots were observed, the last on January 30. February 7 through 13 saw average daily solar flux decline from 71.1 to 70.4, compared to the previous seven days. Geomagnetic indices were lower, with average daily planetary A index declining from 11.6 to 8.1, and average mid-latitude A index going f...

Ninth District Incoming QSL Bureau has New Manager and Address

February 15, 2019 02:53 PM - ARRL -

Erik Andersen, K9EU, of Naperville, Illinois, has assumed the role of manager for the Ninth District Incoming QSL Bureau. He is a long-time volunteer with the Bureau as well as a noted and accomplished DXer and contester. He succeeds John Meyers, K9QVB, who served as manager for 2 decades and will remain a sorter and letter dispatcher. The Ninth District Bureau handles more than 45,000 DX QSL c...

Latvian Amateur Radio League "Godfather" Herbert “Andy” Anderson, K7GEX, SK

February 15, 2019 02:10 PM - ARRL -

Andy Anderson, K7GEX, of Edmonds, Washington, died February 5 after a lengthy illness. An ARRL Life Member, he was 84. His friend Andy Neimers, VA7FJT, said Anderson was the “godfather” of the Latvian Amateur Radio League (LRAL) and a founding member of the Latvians Worldwide roundtable net.

“He sent literally tens of thousands of dollars of equipment to get the LRAL off the ground in the early ...

Former Colorado Section Manager Tim Armagost, WB0TUB - SK

February 15, 2019 08:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Former Colorado Section Manager Tim Armagost, WB0TUB, of Colorado, died on February 4 after a lengthy illness. An ARRL Life Member, he was 75

SSO-A Solar Sails deployed - may be visible to naked eye

February 15, 2019 08:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The solar sails on the SSO-A mission 'Free Flyer' deployers, launched December 3, 2018 with many amateur radio satellites, are believed to have deployed and may now be quite bright to the naked eye

Space Station Slow Scan TV Event Feb 15-17

February 15, 2019 08:20 AM - Southgate ARC - ARISS is planning another of their popular Slow Scan Television (SSTV) experiment events from the International Space Station on February 15-17

Radio Ham lone yachtswoman

February 15, 2019 08:20 AM - Southgate ARC - At 16:33 GMT on 14th February 2019, radio ham Jeanne Socrates, VE0JS reached another milestone that no other seventy-year olds have. The 76-year old passed the longitude of Cape Agulhas 20°00´E, in her yacht SV Nereida. She never saw the most southern tip of Africa, 330 miles to the North, as she ploughed on towards Australia and New Zealand

Foundations of Amateur Radio #193

February 15, 2019 08:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Modern Tools for a Modern Hobby - The hobby we call amateur radio is enormous. One amateur called it a thousand hobbies in one and that just about sums it up for me. Being bored inside this hobby is not an option, because there is just so much to do and see

Essex Skills Night Monday

February 15, 2019 08:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Skills Night takes place at 7pm on Monday, February 18 in Danbury Village Hall, Essex, this free event is open to all. Hosted by the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society Training Team, Skills Nights are Inter-Club events attended by amateurs and SWL's from across Essex and beyond

Big activity on the sun

February 15, 2019 08:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Sunspot numbers remain very low as Solar Minimum continues. Nevertheless, there is some big activity on the sun today. Really big

DX News from the ARRL

February 15, 2019 08:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

February 14, 2019

Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) Hands Off Amateur Radio Exam and Call Sign Management

February 14, 2019 08:46 PM - ARRL -

The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) is turning over Amateur Radio exam provision and call sign management to a new provider. WIA reports that telecommunications regulator ACMA has selected the University of Tasmania and Australian Maritime College (AMC) to take over as the preferred provider for the delivery of Amateur Radio examination, call sign management, and associated services. The ...

WWV 100th Anniversary Special Event Operation in the Planning Stages

February 14, 2019 08:30 PM -

US Amateur Radio Population Grows Slightly in 2018

February 14, 2019 08:29 PM -

ARISS Plans Do-Over of Slow-Scan TV Transmissions over February 15 – 17 Weekend

February 14, 2019 04:30 PM - ARRL -

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is planning another popular slow-scan television (SSTV) event in the wake of an SSTV experiment last weekend, during which signals were reported to have been weak. Even so, more than 5,500 images were submitted. Transmissions are scheduled to begin on Friday, February 15, at 0845 UTC and run through Sunday, February 17, at 1725 UTC.

“The ...

The Doctor Will See You Now!

February 14, 2019 01:00 PM -

The Space Weather Woman

February 14, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov

Radio hams transfer Crypto Currency on 40m band

February 14, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - CryptoVibes reports amateur radio was used to send Bitcoin from Toronto to Michigan on 7.077 MHz using the digital mode JS8Call

Radio hams to distribute radios

February 14, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Radio amateurs in West Bengal planned to distribute radio sets free of charge on World Radio Day, February 13

'Hello CQ, Hello CQ it's International Radio Day'

February 14, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Pete Wood M7PNW writes in Design Spark about his journey from kid with a Walkie Talkie to Dad with a new hobby

FCC invites comments on Amateur Radio-related Petition for Rule Making

February 14, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The FCC has invited public comments on a Petition for Rule Making (RM-11826) from an Ohio radio amateur seeking to amend the Part 97 station identification rules to better accommodate and simplify station identification during an emergency net, drill, or activation

VOA White House Bureau Chief to speak on 'Covering the White House and the World' at VOA Museum March 6

February 14, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Steve Herman is a native Cincinnatian and attended elementary school here, but he’s traveled the world throughout his journalism career. Now the White House Bureau Chief for the Voice of America in Washington, D.C., Herman will speak on “Covering the White House and the World” on Weds, March 6

Tony's 10m Band Report

February 14, 2019 10:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Yet another dull week with little to shout about. On Monday, an historic winter storm pounded Hawaii with hurricane force winds, massive waves, and snow in some unusual places. At the 10,023-foot summit of Maui's Haleakala volcano, many world-class telescopes were frozen solid

AGCW Semi-Automatic Key Evening

February 14, 2019 12:20 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1900Z-2030Z, Feb 21

US Navy Explores Amateur Radio as a Training Adjunct

February 14, 2019 12:03 AM - ARRL -

The US Navy’s Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) has adopted Amateur Radio training as a possible new approach to basic RF and electronics instruction. More than 20 NAWCWD employees took part in a week-long class in Point Mugu, California, in December. The class, which culminated in an examination session for the Technician licensed, offered NAWCWD employees a novel approach to ...

Former Colorado Section Manager Tim Armagost, WB0TUB, SK

February 14, 2019 12:02 AM - ARRL -

Former Colorado Section Manager Tim Armagost, WB0TUB, of Colorado, died on February 4 after a lengthy illness. An ARRL Life Member, he was 75. Licensed in 1976, he was very active in the Colorado Amateur Radio community, holding appointments as Arapahoe County Emergency Coordinator, Colorado East Slope District Emergency Coordinator, and Section Emergency Coordinator.

He served as Colorado’s Sec...

February 13, 2019

ARRL Foundation Holds Annual Meeting under New Leadership

February 13, 2019 09:08 PM -

February and March ARRL DX Contest Weekends Loom

February 13, 2019 08:20 PM -

Radiocommunications Agency tightens supervision of wireless devices

February 13, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The Netherlands national amateur radio society VERON reports the Radiocommunications Agency (AT) is tightening supervision of 'smart' wireless equipment

First ham radio geostationary satellite transponder active

February 13, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - The geostationary amateur radio narrowband transponder on the Es'hail-2 / QO-100 satellite was made available for amateur experimental use on Tuesday, February 12

PY0F, Fernando de Noronha

February 13, 2019 09:19 AM - Southgate ARC - Marenga PU0FDN, Ville PY2ZEA/OH2MM, and Renner PY7RP are going to pay Fernando de Noronha a visit for the ARRL DX CW contest

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