Canada: Amateur radio statistics
It is reported that The Canadian Amateur (TCA) magazine published by the Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) contains an update on the number of amateurs as at December 2018
Education grants for SSA affiliated clubs
To address the sharp decline in new radio amateurs, Sweden’s national society, the SSA, is to give grants to affiliated clubs that implement a planned and pre-announced training program
Celebrating 100 years of WWV Welcome to the WWV Centennial Celebration! We’re glad you’ve joined us to help celebrate the World’s oldest continually broadcasting radio station, WWV, as it turns 100 this year
Foundations of Amateur Radio #195 All the power in the world and not enough battery
The transceiver you use to get on air and make noise needs power to operate.
The traditional voltage for our amateur equipment is 13.8 Volts. Why not 12 Volts you ask.
The short answer is chemistry, but let’s move on, there is lots to cover
DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the AR-Cluster Network for for the week of Sunday, 17th February, through Sunday, 1st March there were 240 countries active
Propagation de K7RA
At 2256 UTC on February 28 the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a Geomagnetic Disturbance Warning. “The Earth is currently under the influence of strongly elevated solar wind speed associated with a coronal hole. A period of significant southward Bz component could produce an isolated Minor Storm period.”
News for Friday 1 March
Highest-ever SOTA activation
The highest referenced peak in SOTA – Summits on the Air, at the time of writing, is Aconcagua LUM/PH-001, 6962m ASL, in the relatively new Argentina (Mendoza) association
BYLARA’s new Bulletin launch BYLARA is delighted to produce its first all colour ‘Bulletin’, coming out each month throughout it’s 40th Ruby Anniversary Year and beyond…
2019 State of the Hobby Survey
Dear Friend in Amateur Radio, Dustin N8RMA here – I am once again hosting the State of the Hobby Survey for 2019! If you haven’t looked at the results from 2018, I highly recommend you head over to my blog and check it out
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