May 21, 2019

Educator, Author, Contester Fred Cady, KE7X, SK

May 21, 2019 02:32 PM - ARRL -

Fred Cady, KE7X, of Bozeman, Montana, died on May 16. An ARRL Life Member, he turned 77 earlier this month. Cady was a professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Montana State University. He coauthored The Successful Ham Radio Operator’s Handbook with Vic DiCiccio, VE3YT. Cady also wrote several manuals on how to use Elecraft equipment.

Licensed in 1959, Cady earned a PhD in el...

ITU Working Party 5A1 Completes Draft New Report on WRC-19 Agenda Item 1.1

May 21, 2019 12:35 PM - ARRL -

Working Group 1 of ITU-R Working Party 5A completed work on the sharing and compatibility studies required for WRC-19 Agenda Item 1.1 during the meeting of WP 5A that concluded on May 9. The report, which began as a nine-page document in 2016, grew to 158 pages developed from 60 input contributions over a 3-year period. Working Group 5A1, responsible for amateur matters, is chaired by Dale Hugh...

June Event in Europe to Assess Activity, Ability to Share Spectrum on 6 Meters

May 21, 2019 12:30 PM -

WIA AGM this weekend

May 21, 2019 08:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The AGM is this weekend, so hurry up and buy your tickets and I hope to see you there!

Photos from the 2019 Hamvention

May 21, 2019 08:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Once again this year we took well over 300 photos of both the inside exhibitors and the flea market areas of the 2019 Hamvention held at the Greene County Fairgrounds in Xenia, Ohio

Is Jupiter's great red spot unraveling?

May 21, 2019 08:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Amateur astronomers are reporting a strange phenomenon on the verge of Jupiter's Great Red Spot

ICQPodcast - The Big Three Announcements from Hamvention 2019

May 21, 2019 08:21 AM - Southgate ARC - In this special edition of the ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast, we interview the breaking hardware announcements from Dayton Hamvention, Yaesu’s FT-3DR Handheld, FlexRadio Multiplex Software and Elecraft K4

Ham radio operator sports ‘hairtenna’

May 21, 2019 08:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The Xenia Daily Gazette reports on the ‘hairtenna’ worn by Kristen Andrews KB3OQV at Hamvention®

ARISS at Hamvention shares excitement of space exploration and Amateur Radio

May 21, 2019 08:21 AM - Southgate ARC - ARISS featured a display at their booth, shared with AMSAT, of the next generation hardware systems in development now

88th IRTS AGM hosted by SEARG

May 21, 2019 08:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Reminder that the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group EI2WRC will be hosting the 88th Annual Irish Radio Transmitters Society AGM over the weekend of the 18th and 19th April 2020, in The Woodford Dolmen Hotel, Kilkenny Road, Carlow

50 MHz activity needed - 13 June 2019

May 21, 2019 08:21 AM - Southgate ARC - This year the ITU World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19) starts on 28 October and will last four weeks

Yasme Foundation Designates Supporting Grant, Excellence Award Recipients

May 21, 2019 12:11 AM - ARRL -

The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation has awarded $5,000 each to the Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR) and ARRL scholarship programs for 2019, and $5,000 in general support to World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 (WRTC 2022) in Italy and a second grant to sponsor the so-called “Widow’s Ball” during WRTC 2022.

The Yasme Foundation Board also announced Yasme Excellence Award winners....

May 20, 2019

AMSAT-NA Issues Call for Board of Directors’ Nominations

May 20, 2019 07:15 PM - ARRL -

AMSAT is soliciting nominations for its Board of Directors election. Four directors' terms expire this year: Jerry Buxton, N0JY; Clayton Coleman, W5PFG; Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA; and Paul Stoetzer, N8HM. In addition, up to two Alternates may be elected for 1-year terms.

A valid nomination requires either one member-society or five individual members in good standing to nominate an AMSAT member fo...

CQ Announces 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees

May 20, 2019 05:42 PM - ARRL -

CQ Magazine over the weekend announced the 2019 inductees to its Amateur Radio, DX, and Contest halls of fame.

CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame

The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame added 5 new members for 2019, making a total of 326 inductees since its establishment in 2001. The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame honors radio amateurs who have made significant contributions “to Amateur Radio, to their profe...

May 19, 2019

Hamvention 2019 - Sunday Roundup

May 19, 2019 06:04 PM - ARRL -

Although the last and shortest day of Dayton Hamvention is usually the least crowded, the ARRL Expo had early visitors making their rounds, particularly for books.

In the morning, Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH, presented a forum on ARRL’s new Volunteer Monitor Program. A well-known former FCC employee, Hollingsworth explained how the program came to be at request from the FCC and stressed the impor...

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

May 19, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

Sydney Conference

May 19, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The Sydney Conference is now less than a week away. As part of the conference weekend the WIA AGM will be held on the Saturday morning. The agenda for the AGM was in the March /April edition of AR magazine

Sangster Shield Contest this weekend

May 19, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Hams in New Zealand know it as the longest-standing amateur radio contest held by the New Zealand Association of Radio Transmitters

Radio Amateurs of Canada appoint two new officers

May 19, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The RAC Board of Directors is pleased to welcome two new officers to the RAC Executive: Doug Schultz, VE1IOU and Al Masse, VE3CWP

QSO Today - Bill Brown - WB8ELK

May 19, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Exploration of the edge of space, first by astronaut Jordan Kittinger in Project Highman, began Bill Brown’s, WB8ELK’s, fascination with, adaptation of amateur radio to high altitude weather balloons and later to smaller pico balloons

CQ Contest Hall of Fame

May 19, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - CQ magazine has just announced the induction of three new members to the CQ Contest Hall of Fame, which honors those contesters who not only excel in personal performance but who also 'give back' to the hobby in outstanding ways

Annual Amateur Radio Survey

May 19, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Essex Ham have launched their annual Amateur Radio Survey. It is open to everyone regardless of where they live

ICQ Podcast Episode 294 - The Big Three Announcements from Hamvention 2019

May 19, 2019 02:07 AM - ICQ Podcast -

In this special edition of the ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast, we interview the breaking hardware announcements from Dayton Hamvention, Yaesu’s FT-3DR Handheld, FlexRadio Multiplex Software and Elecraft K4.

ICQ AMATEUR/HAM RADIO PODCAST DONORS We would like to thank our monthly and annual subscription donors for keeping the podcast advert free. To donate, please visit - http://www.icqpodcast.com/donate

CQ WW WPX Contest, CW

May 19, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0000Z, May 25 to 2359Z, May 26

May 18, 2019

Hamvention 2019 - Saturday Roundup

May 18, 2019 11:24 PM - ARRL -

Saturday at Dayton Hamvention was very sunny with a comfortable breeze, and visitors settled into what shade they could find at covered picnic tables or stretched out in grassy areas under a tree throughout the day. Many attendees took advantage of the beautiful weather to continue their hobby as they wove through vendors and food trucks. Chad Greene, KC3CQZ, carried solar panels connected on h...

The K7RA Solar Update

May 18, 2019 11:14 AM - ARRL -

Tad Cook, K7RA, in Seattle, reports: Sunspot activity continues, and this reporting week, the average daily sunspot number rose from 16.1 to 22.7, while average daily solar flux went from 73.5 to 75.7. The two sunspot groups that appeared on May 3 and May 6 are fading fast and rotating off the visible solar disc. Two geomagnetically active days occurred on May 11 and 14, when the planetary A in...

Propagation de K7RA

May 18, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Sunspot activity continues, and this reporting week, the average daily sunspot number rose from 16.1 to 22.7, while average daily solar flux went from 73.5 to 75.7

Photos of the new Elecraft K4

May 18, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - We’ve posted a number of photos of two engineering prototypes of the new Elecraft K4 direct-sampling SDR on the SWLing Post

VK6WIA NewsWest

May 18, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - In this edition of NewsWest, we turn our attention to newcomers to the hobby, both to welcome them and to give some helpful hints to get them on their way

New CQ Hall of Fame inductees

May 18, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - CQ magazine has announced the induction of one individual and one group to the CQ DX Hall of Fame, which honors those DXers who not only excel in personal performance but who also "give back" to the hobby in outstanding ways

NXP MRF100 design challenge

May 18, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - NXP is hosting an RF power amplifier design contest. Applicants will record a video or create an article describing their power amplifier/demo using NXP's new 50 V, 100 W MRF101AN or 300 W MRF300AN RF power LDMOS transistor

BBC extends 5G broadcast radio trial

May 18, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The Orkney islands were selected for the BBC’s broadcast radio and broadband access trial because the region has poor digital radio coverage and limited fixed and mobile broadband connectivity

May 17, 2019

Hamvention 2019 - Friday Roundup

May 17, 2019 11:01 PM - ARRL -

The first day of Dayton Hamvention 2019 began with prompt crowds streaming in as soon as doors opened. ARRL Expo was one area that drew fair attention, with the addition of a booth for the new ARRL and Dayton Hamvention Mobile Event App. Available for free download, the app provides maps of the entire fairgrounds, booth layouts in every building, schedules of forums and presentations, and other...

The Doctor Will See You Now!

May 17, 2019 08:17 PM -

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

May 17, 2019 06:28 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.

 

Radio Amateurs to Demonstrate Emergency Messaging Capabilities for Red Cross, FEMA

May 17, 2019 04:51 PM - ARRL -

Just days ahead of the 2019 Hurricane Season, dozens of hams along the US East Coast will demonstrate Amateur Radio’s ability to deliver messages without commercial power, infrastructure, or permanently established stations for officials of the American Red Cross and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The Thursday, May 23 event will take place in coordination with ARRL, during a joi...

Limor Fried, AC2SN, is Recipient of 2019 Women in Open Source Award

May 17, 2019 04:48 PM - ARRL -

Adafruit Industries Founder Limor Fried, AC2SN, was one of two 2019 Women in Open Source Award winners. Sponsored by open-source solution provider Red Hat, the awards honor women who make important contributions to open-source projects and communities, or those making innovative use of open-source methodology.

Nominations for this year’s awards were accepted for two categories: “Academic” for th...

IARU Member-Societies Ratify Leadership Nominations, to Consider New Members

May 17, 2019 04:37 PM - ARRL -

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) member-societies on May 3 completed voting to ratify the nominations of IARU President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, and Vice President Ole Garpestad, LA2RR, to new terms. With 57 affirmative votes required for ratification, Ellam received 75 votes, and Garpestad received 74 votes.

Applications for IARU membership have been received via IARU Region 1 from t...

FCC Universal Licensing System (ULS) is Currently Inaccessible

May 17, 2019 04:24 PM - ARRL -

 The FCC Universal Licensing System (ULS) online filing system currently is experiencing problems and is inaccessible. This includes application and license searches, as well as License Manager, Tower Construction Notification System, E-106 System, ASR Online Filing, ASR Application Search, ASR Registration Search, TOWAIR, and all ULS Specialized Searches). “We are actively researching the issu...

Vintage NFD video released

May 17, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The RSGB have released archive footage of the National Field Day held June 7-8, 1947, (mostly around SE England)

Updated RSM website goes live

May 17, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Following months of user interviews, feedback and advice, New Zealand's RSM team are pleased to announce that the new RSM Website is now live

SARC Annual Fox Hunt

May 17, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Canada's Surrey Amateur Radio Communications sponsors an annual fox hunt and barbecue

RASA proposes 60m trial in VK

May 17, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The Radio Amateur Society of Australia (RASA) has written to the Australian radio regulator, the Australian Communications and Media Authority, proposing a trial allocation in the 60m (5 MHz) band

Foundations of Amateur Radio #206

May 17, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - SDR: How many colours inside a Software Defined Radio? If you were asked to make an image of the Sydney harbour bridge and only use four dots, the viewer might struggle to determine what was the bridge, the sky, the water and the Sydney Opera House

Essex Ham's Anniversary video

May 17, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Essex Ham are 8 years old this month and to celebrate they have released a video of highlights from the past 8 years

'Cincinnati Liars Lager' June 15 fundraiser will benefit National VOA Museum of Broadcasting

May 17, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Grainworks Brewing Company of West Chester will help the National VOA Museum of Broadcasting have fun and raise funds by tapping the first keg of its “Cincinnati Liars Lager” at a June 15 fundraiser

DX News from the ARRL

May 17, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

May 16, 2019

Selected Sessions of the 2019 Contest University (CTU) will be Livestreamed

May 16, 2019 12:22 PM - ARRL -

Compliments of Icom America, some sessions of the 2019 Contest University in Dayton (CTU) will be livestreamed via the CTU website. Streaming will begin on May 16 at 1200 UTC. Topics include Radiosport Contesting with Integrity; 2BSIQ & SO3R: Riding the Edge of Human Capabilities, and No-Compromise Remote Contesting. 

First Ham Satellite — OSCAR 1 — will Join AMSAT’s 50th Anniversary Celebration at Dayton

May 16, 2019 12:19 PM - ARRL -

A working prototype of OSCAR 1, Amateur Radio’s first satellite, will be on display at AMSAT’s Dayton Hamvention® booth. AMSAT’s exhibit will be in Building 1 (Maxim Hall) at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center in Xenia, Ohio. OSCAR 1 (Orbiting Satellite Carrying Amateur Radio) was launched into orbit in 1961, at the dawn of the Space Age. Built by a group of California-based radio am...

The FCC is Not Reinstating a Vanity Call Sign Fee

May 16, 2019 11:36 AM - ARRL -

An erroneous report this week suggested that the FCC planned to again impose an Amateur Radio vanity call sign application (regulatory) fee of $70 for the 10-year term. This incorrect conclusion resulted from an incomplete reading of the May 7 FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the matter of the assessment and collection of regulatory fees for fiscal year 2019.

Although the Schedule of ...

Photo tour of the Edward R. Murrow transmitting station

May 16, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - I recently visited the Edward R. Murrow Transmitting station near Greenville, NC and posted a photo tour on the SWLing Post

Parliamentary question to the EU Commission answered

May 16, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - On February 26 a question from the EU Parliament concerning pollution of the radio spectrum by Powerline modem (PLT) devices was submitted to the EU Commission

ILLW reaches 200

May 16, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The 200th registration for this year's International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend has just been received and it is from Latvia which is a rare country for the event and a new lighthouse as well

ICQPodcast more orange for Hamvention 2019

May 16, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The largest ever ICQ Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast team of presenters will be attending Hamvention on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th May 2018

ICQPodcast - WOLFWave Audio Processor

May 16, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Frank Howell K4FMH and Dan Romanick KB6NU to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is the WOLFWave Audio Processor by Martin Butler M1MRB

Tony's 10m Band Report

May 16, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - What a super, super Sunday. The rest of the week wasn’t too bad either.

May 15, 2019

Increasing chance of geomagnetic storms

May 15, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - NOAA forecasters have boosted the odds of geomagnetic storms this week to 75% as a series of coronal mass ejections (CMEs) approaches Earth

Ham Radio Kidsday June 15, 2019

May 15, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - IARU Region 1 report this year’s second Kidsday will be held on Saturday June 15. This event is especially created to promote Amateur Radio to youth

Eritrea DXpedition

May 15, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - The FGC Radio Team (E31A) will be active from the State of Eritrea between May 25th and June 3rd

Broadband, phone and pay-TV firms must tell customers about their best deals

May 15, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Broadband, phone and TV customers must be told when their minimum contract period is coming to an end, and shown the best deals available, under new rules announced today by Ofcom.

Arizona Homeowners Association - Outdoor Antenna Guidelines

May 15, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - ARRL reports the Board of Directors of a self-contained residential community for older adults has voted to allow limited amateur radio antennas

AmateurLogic 130: Echolink Pi is Back

May 15, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - George completes the 2019 Echolink Pi/SVXlink project. Tommy discovers an interesting new online SDR. Mike, VE3MIC joins us with a really cool BlueDV-AMBE server project. Plus another Foreign Food taste test, courtesy of Kevin Mitchell, ZL1KFM

IOTA news from the DARC

May 15, 2019 09:20 AM - Southgate ARC - Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

May 14, 2019

Amateur Radio Roundtable to Livestream 50 Hours of Dayton Hamvention®

May 14, 2019 07:06 PM -

ARRL Invites Applications for Volunteer Monitor Positions

May 14, 2019 01:31 PM -

Odisha set to introspect post-disaster communication

May 14, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - After cyclone Fani struck, two teams of amateur radio operators from Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal came to the rescue of the State

Multiple CMEs are approaching Earth

May 14, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - NOAA forecasters say there is a 55% to 60% chance of geomagnetic storms on May 15th and 16th when a series of coronal mass ejections (CMEs) could hit Earth's magnetic field

Hamvention navigation app

May 14, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The ARRL report an interesting mobile app is now available to help Day-Xenia Hamvention visitors to navigate throughout this year's event, and attendees can use their personal smart phone or tablet to navigate the extensive Hamvention program, prize drawings, activities, and exhibits

Hamvention and ARISS work together

May 14, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station team (ARISS) is pleased to announce that it is working together again with Hamvention this year. Hamvention’s 2019 theme is, “Mentoring the Next Generation.”

CEPT annual radio interference statisticsCEPT annual radio interference statistics

May 14, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The CEPT has made available the annual radio interference statistics for 2013-2017 based on submissions by national regulators, including Ofcom

ARRL posts Executive Committee meeting agenda

May 14, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Dan KB6NU reports the ARRL EC agenda for the May 20 meeting suggests the organization is considering moving the HQ domicile from Connecticut to Delaware

Puerto Rico Declares May 14 as “Radio Amateur Day”

May 14, 2019 12:06 AM - ARRL -

The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has declared Tuesday, May 14, as “Radio Amateur Day,” recognizing ham radio’s “mission of transcendental service for the safeguard of life and property of the people.” The proclamation, issued over the signature of Lieutenant Governor Luis Rivera Marin, notes that some 4,000 radio amateurs live in Puerto Rico.

“Especially during the emergencies by the passing of H...

May 13, 2019

Arizona Homeowners Association and Hams Agree on Outdoor Antenna Guidelines

May 13, 2019 11:59 PM - ARRL -

The Board of Directors of an antenna-restricted community in Arizona voted overwhelmingly in April to allow radio amateurs to erect certain outdoor antennas on their properties. Some 75 hams live in the 10,000-home Sun City Grand, a self-contained residential community for older adults. An article in the Grand Ham Newsletter by Gordon Bousman, NW7D, called it “a big win” and said the Sun City G...

Dayton Hamvention® to Conduct HF “Talk-In” Nets May 13, 14

May 13, 2019 06:35 PM -

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

May 13, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

Day Xenia Hamvention news - NODXA Hospitality Suite

May 13, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The Northern Ohio DX Association will once again sponsor a Hospitality Suite (23rd year) at this year's Day-Xenia HamVention

Wednesday 80 m Club Sprint

May 13, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Canada's Williams Lake Tribune reports Cariboo Chilcotin Amateur Radio Society dramatically increased membership to almost 40 thanks to running a training course

DXCC Country/Entity Report

May 13, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 5th May, through Sunday, 12th May there were 215 countries active

Digital Contest Dinner

May 13, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Ed, W0YK, reports that the Digital Contest Dinner will be held at 6pm, on Thursday, May 16th, at the Spaghetti Warehouse, 36 West 5th Street (two blocks from Crowne Plaza hotel and three blocks from Convention Center parking garage)

IOTA news from OPDX

May 13, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

May 12, 2019

GNU Radio Conference 2019 Seeks Papers, Presentations

May 12, 2019 06:45 PM -

SDR: Digital Signal Processing article

May 12, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - An article by Alan Messenger G0TLK titled Digital Signal Processing - A simplified introduction with no maths, is now available for free download

Record number of candidates for Radio Amateur Exam

May 12, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - South Africa's SARL reports, there are 167 candidates who have registered for the RAE on May 18, a record number

QSO Today - Vi Barrett, W6CBA

May 12, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Vi Barrett, W6CBA, celebrates 70 years as a radio amateur.Vi’s love for radio began with an uncle getting back on their air after the Second World War

VK6WIA NewsWest

May 12, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Our focus for this edition is on history and we have some interesting snippets on amateur radio assessment, Funding for conference travel, the Lynwood Scout Hall and its Radar history as well as the first satellite transmission from VK6

Live Hamvention webcast

May 12, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - Our live Hamvention 2019 webcast starts this week. 50 Hours of live streaming of Hamvention with thousands of dollars of prizes for our viewers. Watch on W5KUB.COM

International Air Ambulance Week

May 12, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - This year's International Air Ambulance Week will take place between 7th - 15th September 2019, with the focus on supporting and generating donations for flying medical services around the world. The event covers two weekends, giving amateurs a great chance to get involved and support the event

Geomagnetic storm sparks rare blue auroras

May 12, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - A CME arrived during the late hours of May 10th, rattling Earth's magnetic field and sparking a G1-class geomagnetic storm

ICQ Podcast Episode 293 - WOLFWave Audio Processor

May 12, 2019 07:23 AM - ICQ Podcast -

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Frank Howell K4FMH and Dan Romanick KB6NU to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is the WOLFWave Audio Processor by Martin Butler M1MRB.

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NZART Sangster Shield Contest

May 12, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0800Z-1100Z, May 18 and 0800Z-1100Z, May 19

Aegean RTTY Contest

May 12, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1200Z, May 18 to 1200Z, May 19

UN DX Contest

May 12, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0600Z-2100Z, May 18

Baltic Contest

May 12, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 2100Z, May 18 to 0200Z, May 19

EU PSK DX Contest

May 12, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1200Z, May 18 to 1200Z, May 19

Portuguese Navy Day Contest

May 12, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 0900Z, May 18 to 1700Z, May 20

His Maj. King of Spain Contest, CW

May 12, 2019 12:21 AM - WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1200Z, May 18 to 1200Z, May 19

May 11, 2019

VOA Museum to host 75 th anniversary commemoration of D-Day on June 6

May 11, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting in West Chester will host a 75th anniversary commemoration of the D-Day landing on Thursday, June 6 at 9 a.m. on the museum’s front lawn

ITU-R Working Party 5A Report

May 11, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - David Court EI3IO reports the ITU Working Party 5A1 has completed a draft new report concerning the amateur service at 50 MHz

High frequency radio 'essential' in emergency: amateur operators

May 11, 2019 09:21 AM - Southgate ARC - The Kenora Daily Miner reports if disaster strikes in northwest Ontario, amateur radio operators like Woody Linton VE3JJA are ready to spring into action

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