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Sat 25th May
2 hours ago
ARRL The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

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.

 

Sat 25th May
3 hours ago
ARRL The 2019 Atlanta Hamfest has been Cancelled

The Atlanta Hamfest, set for June 1 in Marietta, Georgia, has been cancelled, according to the Hamfest Committee of the Atlanta Radio Club and the Kennehoochee Amateur Radio Club.

“It’s every event organizer’s worst nightmare to have to cancel an event for things other than weather, and this was not done lightly,” said Atlanta Hamfest Chair John Talipsky, N3ACK. The Atlanta Hamfest is also the A...

Sat 25th May
3 hours ago
RSGB New propagation prediction tool released
The RSGB’s Propagation Studies Committee (PSC) has released a new propagation tool for amateurs, based on the ITU’s ITURHFPROP program. The tool is the work of programmer and PSC member James Watson, HZ1JW, and can be found at rsgb.org/proppy. The new tool gives you hour-by-hour monthly median propagation predictions from a location you specify to […]
Anna Clarke
Sat 25th May
3 hours ago
RSGB Cricket World Cup Radio Marathon
It’s only a few days until the start of the Cricket World Cup Radio Marathon. Some brand new awards have been added, including Worked all Teams and Worked all Cricket Grounds. The Marathon runs from 30 May 2019 to 14 July 2019—full details at rsgb.org/cricket.
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Sat 25th May
3 hours ago
RSGB Easy-100 satellite upconverter forum
There has been a great deal of interest in the Easy-100 DIY upconverter for geostationary satellite QO-100, published in the June RadCom. A special interest group has now been created for discussions and support at groups.io/g/easy-100 and all are welcome to join.
rsgb
Sat 25th May
3 hours ago
RSGB Also in GB2RS this week…
Dementia Awareness Week is run by Alzheimer Scotland from 3 to 9 June. Peter, MM0NQY will be running GB2DAW during this time to help raise the worldwide amateur community’s awareness of dementia. Operating from the Shetland Islands, Scotland, on various bands and times, Peter hopes that the end result may be a worldwide net where […]
rsgb
Sat 25th May
3 hours ago
RSGB Dementia Awareness Week special event
Dementia Awareness Week is run by Alzheimer Scotland from 3 to 9 June. Peter, MM0NQY will be running GB2DAW during this time to help raise the worldwide amateur community’s awareness of dementia. Operating from the Shetland Islands, Scotland, on various bands and times, Peter hopes that the end result may be a worldwide net where […]
rsgb
Sat 25th May
4 hours ago
ARRL ARRL Headquarters will be Closed on Monday, May 27

ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions on that day. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Tuesday, May 28, at 8 AM EDT. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend.

Sat 25th May
4 hours ago
RSGB News for England Midlands – 26 May 2019
We start with news from clubs with more than one event this week. Burton Amateur Radio Club has an open net from 10am on 145.575MHz this Sunday and next Sunday. Monday sees GB2RTF on the air for Rolleston on Dove Transport Festival and on Wednesday there’s an open club night. On Thursday there’s an open […]
rsgb
Sat 25th May
4 hours ago
RSGB News for England North – 26 May 2019
We start with clubs that have several events this week. Central Lancs Amateur Radio Club has nets this Sunday and next Sunday on 1.940MHz LSB from 11am. Next Saturday sees the monthly meeting. Details from Peter, G3UCA, via email to g3uca@blueyonder.co.uk. Durham and District Amateur Radio Society is hosting the Durham and District ARS rally […]
rsgb
Sat 25th May
4 hours ago
RSGB News for Northern Ireland – 26 May 2019
No news items have been received for Northern Ireland this week.
rsgb
Sat 25th May
4 hours ago
RSGB News for Scotland – 26 May 2019
Stirling and District Amateur Radio Society has a club meeting this Sunday and next Sunday from 10am till 2pm. On Thursday there’s a club night. Contact Jess, MM3RCR, via email to secretary@gm6nx.com. Edinburgh and District Amateur Radio Club has an operating evening on Monday. Next Saturday sees a club meeting and social evening. Contact Norman, […]
rsgb
Sat 25th May
4 hours ago
ARRL The K7RA Solar Update

May 18 was the last day we saw sunspot activity, after more than two weeks with daily sunspots visible. Average daily sunspot number declined to 5.3 this week following 22.7 during the previous week. Average daily solar flux declined from 75.7 to 69.8.

Geomagnetic conditions were quieter, with average daily planetary A index declining from 13 to 5.

Predicted solar flux over the next 45 days is 67...

Sat 25th May
4 hours ago
RSGB News for England South-East – 26 May 2019
We start with clubs that have several events this week. Burnham Beeches Radio Club has its net from 10.30am on 145.500MHz this Sunday and next Sunday. Friday is the start of the DX Picnic, which runs until Monday and includes DigiFest on Saturday and Sunday. Contact Greg, G4EBY, via email to ebytronics@gmail.com. Hastings Electronics and […]
rsgb
Fri 24th May
7 hours ago
RSGB Intermediate Licence Manual for Radio Amateurs
by G. Smart M1GEO, D. Mills G7UVW & R. Bleaney M0RBK Syllabus 2019 Edition – for exams from September 2019 onwards This is the latest book for those studying for their Intermediate Amateur radio licence. The Intermediate Licence Manual contains all of the information required for those seeking to upgrade their Foundation callsign. Designed to […]
Mark Allgar
Fri 24th May
9 hours ago
DX News AH2R Guam Island. From DXNews.com
Toshi, JI3ERV will be active as AH2R from Guam Island, IOTA OC - 026, in CQ WW WPX CW Contest, 25 - 26 May 2019.
Fri 24th May
23 hours ago
ARRL LoTW Now Accepting FT4 Contacts

The latest TQSL update (Config.xml version 11.8), released on May 22, includes FT4 as a submode of MFSK. It also adds AISAT-1 and PO-101 in the satellite category.

As of May 23, 1,048,281,611 contact records have been entered into the system, resulting in 200,387,247 contact confirmations. LoTW has 118,328 users. 

Fri 24th May
1 day ago
ARRL The Doctor Will See You Now!
Thu 23rd May
1 day ago
DX News CN2CO Morocco. From DXNews.com
Dimitri, RA3CO will be active as CN2CO from Morocco in CQ WW WPX CW Contest, 25 - 26 May 2019.
Thu 23rd May
1 day ago
ARRL KQ6RS Wins the May QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the May 2019 QST Cover Plaque award is “Identify and Track Down RFI” by Randy E. Standke, KQ6RS.

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 June issue today.

 

Thu 23rd May
1 day ago
DX News FG/F6BCW Iles des Saintes Guadeloupe. From DXNews.com
Didier, F6BCW will be active as FG/F6BCW from Iles des Saintes, IOTA NA - 114, Guadeloupe, 22 - 26 May 2019.
Thu 23rd May
2 days ago
ARRL FCC Re-Charters Technological Advisory Council for New Term

The FCC has re-chartered its Technological Advisory Council (TAC) for a 2-year term. Comprised of a diverse group of leading technology experts, the TAC provides technical expertise to the FCC to identify important areas of innovation and develop informed technology policies.

Greg Lapin, N9GL, will continue to represent ARRL on the TAC.

“The TAC will consider and advise the Commission on a vari...

Thu 23rd May
2 days ago
ARRL Springtime Section Manager Election Results Announced

In the only contested Section Manager election this spring, ARRL members in Utah have re-elected Mel Parkes, NM7P, as Section Manager for a new 2-year term of office that starts on July 1. Parkes, of Layton, received 481 votes; his opponent, Pat Malan, N7PAT, of South Jordan, received 233 votes. Parkes has served as Section Manager since 1999. Ballots were counted and verified at ARRL Headquart...

Thu 23rd May
2 days ago
DX News FS/W9ILY Saint Martin Island. From DXNews.com
John, FS/W9ILY will be active again from Saint Martin Island, IOTA NA - 105, 4 - 13 December 2019.
Wed 22nd May
2 days ago
DX News FS/K9NU Saint Martin Island. From DXNews.com
Paul, FS/K9NU will be active again from Saint Martin Island, IOTA NA - 105, 4 - 13 December 2019.