September 21, 2018

RSGB 80m Autumn Series, Data

September 21, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1900Z-2030Z, Sep 27

September 20, 2018

Puerto Rico Amateurs Beefing Up Hurricane Preparedness

September 20, 2018 01:05 PM - ARRL -

September 20 is the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria's devastating arrival in Puerto Rico. Today, many amateurs there are better prepared for the next storm or other disaster that could disrupt conventional telecommunications. With this in mind, the ARRL Puerto Rico Section is hosting monthly meetings in various cities around the island commonwealth as part of an effort to establish an Amat...

New Beta Version WSJT-X 2.0 Boasts Major Changes

September 20, 2018 12:59 PM - ARRL -

As promised, the WSJT-X Development Group has announced a new “candidate release,” WSJT-X 2.0 rc1. This beta version of the popular digital mode suite incorporates many new FT8 and MSK144 features that will be of particular interest to the Amateur Radio contesting community. It incorporates all FT8 DXpedition Mode changes already developed in WSJT-X 1.9.1.

“Enhancements to the FT8 decoder ensur...

The Doctor Will See You Now!

September 20, 2018 12:00 PM - ARRL -

“Tools for the Amateur Station” is the topic of the current (September 13) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, a...

September 19, 2018

AMSAT Announces 2018 Board of Directors Election Results

September 19, 2018 03:26 PM - ARRL -

AMSAT-NA has announced that Tom Clark, K3IO; Mark Hammond, N8MH, and Bruce Paige, KK5DO, have won new 2-year terms on the AMSAT Board of Directors. The First Alternate is Peter Portanova, W2JV. The Second Alternate is Scott Harvey, KA7FVV. Both will serve 1-year terms. The results of the voting, with 698 ballots cast, were: Tom Clark, K3IO, 574; Mark Hammond, N8MH, 507; Bruce Paige, KK5DO, 402,...

220 MHz Fall Sprint

September 19, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1900 local - 2300 local, Sep 25

September 18, 2018

Two 40-meter broadcast inruders gone

September 18, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that two long-time broadcast intruders on 40 metres are gone

Robin Banks RIP

September 18, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Hans Knot has today reported on Facebook - 'Just received a sad message that this afternoon around 2.25 CET Robin Banks passed away after a long period of illness due to kidney cancer.'

October SA RAE registration closing date extended

September 18, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - South Africa's October examination is only a few weeks away, to be written on 13 October 2018

New Inrad Desk Microphone

September 18, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - We are pleased to introduce to the UK, the new DMS-629 Desk Microphone from Inrad USA. The DMS series of desk microphones are compatible with most makes of Transceiver

NASA names Holly Ridings new Chief Flight Director

September 18, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - NASA has named Holly Ridings its new chief flight director, making her the first woman to lead the elite group that directs human spaceflight missions from the Mission Control Center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston

Booking is open for the 2018 AMSAT Space Symposium in Huntsville

September 18, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - AMSAT's 2018 36th Annual AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual General Meeting will be held Friday through Sunday, November 2, 3, and 4, 2018 in Huntsville, Alabama. The location will be at the US Space and Rocket Center, One Tranquility Base, Huntsville, Alabama

2018 AMSAT Board of Directors election results

September 18, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - As a result of the 2018 Board of Directors Election, Tom Clark, K3IO; Mark Hammond, N8MH; and Bruce Paige, KK5DO; will serve on the board for two years

September 17, 2018

Nominations Sought for 2018 ARRL Bill Leonard Award

September 17, 2018 11:30 PM - ARRL -

The ARRL Public Relations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2018 Bill Leonard Award, which recognizes this year’s best newspaper, radio, or television news story about Amateur Radio. The award honors professional journalists or journalistic teams whose outstanding coverage highlights the enjoyment, importance, and public service value that Amateur Radio offers. It was created as a tribut...

The IBA Archive channel

September 17, 2018 08:14 AM - Southgate ARC - Liam Mustapha has made available a collection of TV Engineering Announcements broadcast on ITV and Channel 4 in the 1970's and 80's

QSO Today - Mike Bryce - WB8VGE

September 17, 2018 08:14 AM - Southgate ARC - Mike Bryce, WB8VGE, collects and restores the old Heathkit and Drake rigs that we remember from the 60s and 70s, works QRP on his favorite Ten-Tec transceivers, and has enough solar electric power to run power his whole house and his rigs

Ofcom issues M5 prefix calls again

September 17, 2018 08:14 AM - Southgate ARC - The Twitter feed of the RSGB Youth Committee reports its Chair Mike Jones has now got the Full licence callsign M5PMJ

ICQPodcast - Antennas for Portable Amateur / Ham Radio Operation

September 17, 2018 08:14 AM - Southgate ARC - In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie G0CIB, Edmund M0MNG, Matthew M0NJX and Bill N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is - Antenna for Portable Amateur / Ham Radio Operation by Ed Durrant DD5LP

DXCC Country/Entity Report

September 17, 2018 08:14 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 9th/September, through Sunday, 16th/September there were 201 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

September 17, 2018 08:14 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Classic Exchange, CW

September 17, 2018 12:11 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1300Z, Sep 23 to 0700Z, Sep 24 and 1300Z, Sep 25 to 0700Z, Sep 26

North American SSB Sprint Contest

September 17, 2018 12:11 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0000Z-0400Z, Sep 23

September 16, 2018

Radio City Announces Closing, Owners to Retire

September 16, 2018 05:44 PM - ARRL -

Amateur Radio retailer Radio City, Inc. of Mounds View, Minnesota, has announced it is closing.

“It's been a wonderful 36 years for us at Radio City, and we have decided to retire and close,” owners Dan, KB0XC, and Maline Fish said in a message on the retailer’s website. “We are so thankful for the many years of support and we have enjoyed working you, our customers. The technical, intelligent a...

South Carolina Amateur Radio Volunteers Assist with Emergency Communication

September 16, 2018 05:41 PM - ARRL -

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) volunteers from several South Carolina counties are pitching in to help support emergency communication, as the state deals with the aftereffects of Hurricane Florence. The storm, now a tropical depression, continues to generate heavy rainfall in the Carolinas.

“Amateur Radio operators are far from ‘amateurs’ when it comes to providing communication in an ...

FCC Grants ARRL Temporary Waiver Request to Permit PACTOR 4 Use in Hurricane Relief

September 16, 2018 12:24 PM - ARRL -

The FCC has granted an ARRL request for a temporary waiver of Section 97.307(f) of the FCC’s Amateur Service rules to permit the use of PACTOR 4 digital mode for Amateur Radio communication within the continental US related to Hurricane Florence relief. The grant extends through Tuesday, September 18, and a formal order addressing the request for a 30-day waiver will be issued next week, the FC...

US Hurricane Watch Net stands-down

September 16, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The ARRL reports the Hurricane Watch Net has stood down after nearly 40 hours of operation

United Nations grants EURAO special consultative status

September 16, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Last May, the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations recommended special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations to EURAO

How many UK radio amateurs are there?

September 16, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Following a Freedom of Information request Ofcom has now issued what is believed to be the correct figure for the number of individual radio amateurs in the UK

HamRadioNow: N2RJ for Hudson Division!

September 16, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - David Goldenberg W0DHG talks with Ria Jairam N2RJ‏ about her run for ARRL Hudson Division Director

FoI request to Ofcom on high power CB amplifiers

September 16, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - When Peter Sampson asked Ofcom if they'd do anything about CB users running 34 times permit power level Ofcom replied "it is not considered to be a proportionate use of resources"

Equinox cracks are opening in Earth's magnetic field

September 16, 2018 08:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The northern autumnal equinox is less than a week away. As a result #equinox cracks' are opening in Earth's magnetic field, allowing solar wind to penetrate our planet's magnetosphere

ICQ Podcast Episode 276 - Antennas for Portable Amateur / Ham Radio Operation

September 16, 2018 06:56 AM - ICQ Podcast -

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie G0CIB, Edmund M0MNG, Matthew M0NJX and Bill N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature is - Antenna for Portable Amateur / Ham Radio Operation bu Ed Durrant DD5LP

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UK/EI DX Contest, SSB

September 16, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1200Z, Sep 22 to 1200Z, Sep 23

Maine QSO Party

September 16, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1200Z, Sep 22 to 1200Z, Sep 23

FOC QSO Party

September 16, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0000Z-2359Z, Sep 22

AGCW VHF/UHF Contest

September 16, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1400Z-1700Z, Sep 22 (144) and 1700Z-1800Z, Sep 22 (432)

September 15, 2018

Propagation de K7RA

September 15, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - We observed a return of sunspot activity during the past reporting week (September 6-12), with spots on four days, but not consecutive. Sunspots were visible on September 8-9 and 11-12. Average daily sunspot numbers increased to 7.6, compared to zero over the previous seven days

The first SSTV radio party in Portugal - 'SSTV 4080'

September 15, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - 'SSTV 4080' will be the first SSTV radio party in Portugal. This event is part of a wider package of happenings called "2018 Anno Digitalae", organized by ARLA - Asssociação de Radioamadores do Litoral Alentejano for the 2018's calendar of activities

VK6WIA NewsWest

September 15, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - In this broadcast - we have news and reminders for the amateur radio community - starting with results from the manager of the 2018 Remembrance Day Contest, and Bob celebrates the result for one of our F-calls

Murrow transmitting station plans to broadcast through Florence

September 15, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Personnel at the Edward R. Murrow Transmitting Station outside Greenville, N.C., are battening down the hatches ahead of Hurricane Florence’s expected Thursday night impact

Foundations of Amateur Radio #171

September 15, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The term NVIS, or Near Vertical Incidence Skywave is in my short experience as an amateur heaped with scorn and ridicule. Terms like cloud-warmer come to mind when people discuss the principles associated with NVIS, but that does happen in the context of where I live, that is, one of the most isolated cities on the planet, Perth in Western Australia

AGB NEMIGA Contest

September 15, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 2100Z-2400Z, Sep 21

Hurricane Watch Net Stands Down after Nearly 40 Hours of Operation

September 15, 2018 12:07 AM - ARRL -

[UPDATED 2018-09-15@1515 UTC] The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has announced that it’s shutting down its activation for Hurricane Florence, now downgraded to a Tropical Storm but still “a formidable system that will affect the coastal states for days,” HWN Assistant Manager Stan Broadway, N8BHL, said. “Because the storm is moving inland, Amateur Radio activity will shift to the various state and r...

September 14, 2018

Hurricane Watch Net Remains Active as Florence Makes Landfall in North Carolina

September 14, 2018 04:43 PM - ARRL -

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN), which has been tracking the approach of Hurricane Florence, plans to remain active “until no longer needed.” The net activated on Thursday, September 13, at 1300 UTC on both its 14.325 MHz and 7.268 MHz frequencies.

The storm made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, early today (September 14) and has been scaled back to a Category 1 storm. The Nationa...

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available!

September 14, 2018 03:48 PM - ARRL -

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at 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.

 

The K7RA Solar Update

September 14, 2018 11:43 AM - ARRL -

We observed a return of sunspot activity during the past reporting week (September 6-12), with spots on four days, but not consecutive. Sunspots were visible on September 8-9 and 11-12. Average daily sunspot numbers increased to 7.6, compared to zero over the previous seven days.

Average daily solar flux increased from 67.8 to 68.6, and planetary A index doubled from 6.3 to 12.6, while mid-latit...

W1AW suspending scheduled transmissions today

September 14, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - As part of the ongoing communication efforts with Hurricane Florence, Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will suspend its regular bulletin and code practice transmissions on Friday, September 14

Radio Nepal back on short-wave

September 14, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Radio Nepal is back on short-wave after six years by adding 5005 kHz to augment its national transmission grid broadcasting on MW and FM. According to a station official, Radio Nepal resumed short wave broadcasts from 02.00 – 5.00 p m Nepali time using a 10 kw transmitter at Khumaltar, Lalitpur in Kathmandu

IARU's crucial work for Amateur Radio

September 14, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - Geoff Emery VK4ZPP of WIA News gives his thoughts on the importance of the International Amateur Radio Union that has been meeting in Korea this week

Hurricane Florence: Radio hams help during disasters

September 14, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - WBRC TV News reports amateur radio operators play vital role in hurricane response

Hurricane Florence: ARRL Hurricanes page

September 14, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The ARRL 2018-Hurricanes page provides information and news summarizing the preparations and response by Amateur Radio volunteers who are supporting emergency communications

DX News from the ARRL

September 14, 2018 09:12 AM - Southgate ARC - The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

September 13, 2018

W1AW Suspending Scheduled Transmissions on Friday, September 14

September 13, 2018 07:13 PM - ARRL -

As part of the ongoing communication efforts with Hurricane Florence, Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will suspend its regular bulletin and code practice transmissions on Friday, September 14. The station will resume its normal operating schedule on Monday, September 17. Radio amateurs are reminded to avoid the various Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) and SATERN frequencies, as well as any sta...

The Doctor Will See You Now!

September 13, 2018 12:00 PM - ARRL -

“Tools for the Amateur Station” is the topic of the new (September 13) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and t...

IARU Administrative Council Meeting Focuses on WRC-19 Preparation

September 13, 2018 11:39 AM -

When where UK radio hams first licensed?

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - Following a Freedom of Information request Ofcom revealed some statistics about current amateur radio licence holders

Theme for World Amateur Radio Day

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) ha announced that the theme for World Amateur Radio Day, April 18, 2019, will be “Celebrating Amateur Radio’s Contribution to Society”

Spectrum: Looking at Earth from above

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) featured in a Deutsche Welle (DW) broadcast

Satellite presenter surprises audience

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - ARRL instructor Clint Bradford K6LCS had a little surprise for the Victor Valley (CA) Amateur Radio Club (VVARC) on September 11

Russia proposes to use DRM on 65.9-74.0 MHz

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - On the 11th of September 2018, it was reported that the Russian Federation proposes to use the digital DRM+ standard for broadcasting on the the radio frequency bands 65.9-74 MHz and 87.5-108 MHz

International Science Literature and Film Festival IISF 2018

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - I am very much delighted to inform that the organisers are pleased to confirm our registration for the International Science Literature and Film Festival, IISF 2018 being held at Lucknow, India during 06-08 October 2018. Let us witness the Mega Scientific Event of 2018

IARU AC meeting focuses on WRC-19 and succession planning

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - The Administrative Council (AC) of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) held its annual in-person meeting on September 8-9 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea, immediately prior to the IARU Region 3 Conference

CNN: Ham radio deployment for Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - CNN reports the American Radio Relay League has sent seven ham radio kits to South Carolina to assist with emergency communication ahead of Hurricane Florence

Car remotes on inappropriate 433.920 MHz frequency malfunction

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - Dozens of people have been locked out of their cars in the central business district of Invercargill New Zealand because poorly designed car remotes malfunctioned in the presence of nearby radio signals

Tony's 10m Band Report

September 13, 2018 08:13 AM - Southgate ARC - The most dead and damp week on Ten Metres. I migrated to 17 metres and 30 metres to get some activity

RSGB 80m Autumn Series, CW

September 13, 2018 12:13 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1900Z-2030Z, Sep 19

September 12, 2018

IARU Region 1 Monitoring System Reports Disappearance of Two 40-Meter Broadcast Intruders

September 12, 2018 06:57 PM - ARRL -

The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that two long-time broadcast intruders on 40 meters are gone. IARUMS Coordinator Wolf Hadel, DK2OM, said in the August IARUMS newsletter that Radio Hargeisa in the Republic of Somaliland on 7.120 MHz, and Radio Ethiopia on 7.140 MHz, departed the band during the last week of August.

“We did not miss them,” he commented.

IARUMS did report increa...

QSO Today - Bernie McClenny - W3UR

September 12, 2018 09:14 AM - Southgate ARC - As an eleven year old, watching his dad put pins in a World map while working DX, Bernie McClenny, W3UR, became hooked on ham radio and working his own DX

NewsWest Special - Club activities around Australia

September 12, 2018 09:14 AM - Southgate ARC - NewsWest is the VK6 news which has been produced since 1931. We broadcast our programme to people across the globe and from time to time we cast our net beyond the VK6 borders. On September 30 we have a special bulletin which will be titled: Club Activities around Australia

Moon bounce on a dipole

September 12, 2018 09:14 AM - Southgate ARC - On Saturday the 8th of September, the Essex Dx Group achieved a world first by making a moon bounce EME contact using nothing more than a dipole

MacLoggerDX Version 6.20 released

September 12, 2018 09:14 AM - Southgate ARC - Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.20 of MacLoggerDX has been released

IARUMS reports on broadcast intruders in ham radio spectrum

September 12, 2018 09:14 AM - Southgate ARC - IARU-R1 Monitoring System reports on interference in Primary 40m amateur radio band during the first 3 weeks of August from Radio Hargeisa, Republic of Somaliland 7120 kHz and Radio Ethiopia 7140 kHz

EI8JK works Japan on 70cms Moonbounce for an EI first

September 12, 2018 09:14 AM - Southgate ARC - Working Japan on any band from Ireland is pretty good but what about doing it on 432 MHz? That's exactly what Tony EI8JK did on Monday the 10th of September 2018 when he worked Toshia JA6AHB by bouncing 70 cms signals off the moon!

AO-92 to try imaging Hurricane Florence September 13-14

September 12, 2018 09:14 AM - Southgate ARC - AMSAT Vice-President of Operations, Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA says that the camera on AO-92 is planned to be used to try to image Hurricane Florence during North American east coast passes on Thursday, September 13, and Friday, September 14

IOTA news from the DARC

September 12, 2018 09:14 AM - Southgate ARC - Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

September 11, 2018

ARRL Headquarters Emergency Response Team to Activate on September 12

September 11, 2018 07:51 PM - ARRL -

[UPDATED: 2018-09-12 @ 1435 UTC] The ARRL Headquarters Emergency Response Team will activate today (September 12), ARRL Emergency Response Manager Mike Corey, KI1U, has announced, as what the National Hurricane Center (NHC) is calling “dangerous Hurricane Florence” heads toward the southeastern US coast, where it’s “expected to bring life-threatening storm surge and rainfall to portions of the ...

NOAA Issues Moderate (G2) Geomagnetic Storm Watch for September 11

September 11, 2018 02:54 PM - ARRL -

Just as Hurricane Florence approaches the US mainland and Hurricane Olivia is poised to affect Hawaii, NOAA has issued a G2 (moderate) geomagnetic storm watch for September 11. The G2 storm could exacerbate already modest propagation on HF bands as the planetary K index rises to an estimated value of 6. The G2 forecast stems from a fast-moving stream of coronal hole solar wind that’s expected t...

Ducie Island VP6D DXpedition, Other Pacific Operations on Target

September 11, 2018 02:15 PM - ARRL -

The VP6D Ducie Island DXpedition is set to get under way October 20 and continue until November 3. According to Jacky Calvo, ZL3CW, the equipment, already en route, has been loaded aboard the M/V Braveheart in New Zealand. The Braveheart sets sail for Tahiti in late September, and the team of operators will catch up with the gear in Tahiti to begin their voyage to Ducie Island.

Elsewhere, from S...

US ARDF Team Tops its Own World Championships Medal Count in Korea

September 11, 2018 02:08 PM -

KE4PT and W4RQ Win the September QST Cover Plaque Award

September 11, 2018 02:01 PM - ARRL -

The winning article for the September 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Small Gap-Resonated HF Loop Antennas” by Kai Siwiak, KE4PT, and Richard Quick, W4RQ. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the October is...

Remote station operation

September 11, 2018 09:13 AM - Southgate ARC - This week on Amateur Radio Roundtable, Sept 11 at 8:00 PM central time on W5KUB.COM. Dan Toma YO3GGX will be with us live from Bucharest, Romania

IRTS response to ComReg consultation

September 11, 2018 09:13 AM - Southgate ARC - IRTS have responded to ComReg's Radio Spectrum Management Strategy consultation with a request for Amateur Radio access to sub 8.3 kHz spectrum and spectrum above 50 GHz

Introduction to Amateur Digital Television

September 11, 2018 09:13 AM - Southgate ARC - Jim KH6HTV has released a new book titled Introduction to Amateur Digital Television

IARU Region 3 Conference is underway

September 11, 2018 09:13 AM - Southgate ARC - The 17th IARU Region 3 Regional Conference, hosted by the Korean Amateur Radio League (KARL), is taking place September 10-14 in the PJ Hotel in Seoul, Korea

Geomagnetic storm watch (G2-class)

September 11, 2018 09:13 AM - Southgate ARC - NOAA forecasters have issued a watch for G2-class (moderately strong) geomagnetic storms on Sept. 11th when a fast-moving stream of solar wind is expected to hit Earth's magnetic field

Foundations of Amateur Radio #170

September 11, 2018 09:13 AM - Southgate ARC - How can I talk to my friend? A recurring question for people who are not yet, or newly licensed is something along the lines of: I have a friend who is 400 kilometres away, can I talk to them on my hand-held 2m radio?

DXCC Country/Entity Report

September 11, 2018 09:13 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 2nd/September, through Sunday, 9th/September there were 206 countries active

IOTA news from OPDX

September 11, 2018 09:13 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

144 MHz Fall Sprint

September 11, 2018 12:13 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1900 local - 2300 local, Sep 17

September 10, 2018

AMSAT in Spain to Sponsor Satellite Special Event from IberRadio 2018

September 10, 2018 05:56 PM -

ARLHS Founder Jim Weidner, K2JXW, SK

September 10, 2018 05:48 PM - ARRL -

Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society (ARLHS) founder Jim Weidner, K2JXW, of Merchantville, New Jersey, died on September 1. He was 77. A radio amateur since 1954, Weidner was a retired high school and post-secondary English instructor, as well as an active member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and did graduate-level work at Rowan University, Burlin...

Special Event Station WA2NYC Marking Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

September 10, 2018 03:01 PM - ARRL -

WA2NYC is on the air to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and remember the 2,900 people who died as a result.

WA2NYC will be on the air until September 12 on 7.200, 14.265, 21.350, and 28.450 MHz, as well as DSTAR REF020C. The log will be posted to Logbook of The World (LoTW) or submit QSLs with SASE to WA2NYC, Wireless Association of New ...

ARRL Headquarters, Hurricane Watch Net, SATERN Monitoring Active Storms

September 10, 2018 02:52 PM - ARRL -

With active storms in the Atlantic and Pacific basins, ARRL Headquarters, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN), and the Salvation Army Team Emergency Network (SATERN) are all on alert. The most imminent storm is Hurricane Florence, now a major Category 3 storm, which is set to strike the Carolinas later this week. Hurricane Watch Net Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, said over the weekend that the net is ...

BARTG Sprint 75

September 10, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1700Z-2059Z, Sep 16

North American Sprint, RTTY

September 10, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0000Z-0400Z, Sep 16

September 09, 2018

New Jersey QSO Party

September 09, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1600Z, Sep 15 to 0359Z, Sep 16 and 1400Z-2000Z, Sep 16

New Hampshire QSO Party

September 09, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1600Z, Sep 15 to 0400Z, Sep 16 and 1600Z-2200Z, Sep 16

SARL VHF/UHF Digital Contest

September 09, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1000Z, Sep 15 to 1000Z, Sep 16

All Africa International DX Contest

September 09, 2018 12:12 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1200Z, Sep 15 to 1200Z, Sep 16

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