West Malaysian special event
Members of the Kelab Radio Amateur Jalan Klang Lama, the 9MDXC and MARTS will be activating the special event callsign 9M16KING from Kuala Lumpur between now and September 30th
DM02 Satellite Expedition Alex, N7AGF, and Ron, AD0DX, are planning to activate DM02 on Sunday, September 22, 2019 on FM and Linear satellites
We’re taking a short break Southgate News will be taking a short break from Monday, 16 September
We’ll be back again on Friday, 20th of September. I hope to see you all again then.
Thanks – Richard g4tut
News for Saturday 7 September
Foundations of Amateur Radio Boating adventures The other day I was on a boat. That’s right, me, on a floating thing, on the water, the ocean actually, steering and everything. I should confess that when I was younger I spent most weekends sailing as a sea scout in Holland.
Ham radio company wins big Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about the strategic partnership between FlexRadio and Raytheon to develop an HF radio for the US Air Force based on the existing SmartSDR/Flex-6000
VK6WIA NewsWest NewsWest for Sunday 8th September is the History of Amateur Radio edition. Today we look back on Amateur Radio History. What I enjoy most about reading amateur Radio History is that so much never changes. Stay tuned to find out why
New amateur radio maps EI8IC has released a number of new amateur radio maps: CQ Zones, ITU Zones, UK/EI Contest District Codes
Propagation de K7RA
Old Solar Cycle 24 sunspots returned this week, but for only two days (Sunday and Monday) with a sunspot number of 12. Average daily solar flux increased from 66 reported in last week’s Propagation Forecast Bulletin ARLP035 to 67.4 this week
News for Friday 6 September
2m Threat: Radio DARC broadcast
This Sunday morning at 0900 GMT the Radio DARC broadcast on 6070 kHz AM will cover the role of the German Federal Network Agency (BNetzA) in the recent French threat to 144-146 MHz
The Space Weather Woman
Our Sun and the Hurricane Create a Perfect Storm – The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW
Radio hams track interfering signals
ARRL report volunteers from the Skagit Amateur Radio Emergency Communications Club (SARECC) in Anacortes, Washington, recently assisted the US Coast Guard in tracking the source of interference on VHF Marine Channel 5A (156.250 MHz)
International Air Ambulance Week 2019
This year’s International Air Ambulance Week will take place between 7th and 15th September 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
The superheterodyne radio
The superhet or superheterodyne radio has been in use for over a hundred years and it is still one of the most popular formats for a receiver
DXCC Most Wanted
The ‘DXCC Most Wanted‘ entities list has been updated on ClubLog as of August 30th
GJ, Jersey Bob, GU4YOX, will be active in this year’s CQWW DX CW Contest (November 23-24th) as GJ4YOX
Strangely during the week was better than the weekend, Sunday was especially poor.Top chased after DX was OH73ELK (Finland). ~Also TM17FFF (France), 5T5PA (Mauritania)and S55G (Slovenia) showed up well. But there were others.
Check below to see where you were. And just so you know, the first shown on any day is the most contacted.
Hurricane Dorian: Storm watch continues
ARRL reports as of 1500 UTC Sep 4, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) was reporting that a hurricane warning has been extended northeastward along the North Carolina coast
Foundation Licence course on the London/Essex border Loughton and Epping Forest Amateur Radio Society ( LEFARS ) will be running a weekend Foundation Level Course and Exam over the weekend of the 5th and 6th of October at All Saints Church Hall, Romford Road, Chigwell
IARU attends ITU Inter-Regional Workshop
As part of its strategy to support the topics of interest to the amateur service at WRC-19, IARU is present at the third inter-regional workshop in Geneva this week
Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering one more free Technician License Class this year. The class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019, at the Keaau Community Center. For details, contact Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Contest is set for Sunday, 15 September 2019, from 1300 to 1700 HST. You can find the revised contest package here: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com
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