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AMATEUR RADIO NEWS
The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot activity persisted this week, although the numbers were a little lower. The average daily sunspot number declined from 124.4 to 110.1. Average daily solar flux slipped slightly, from 125 to 124. Average daily planetary A index went from 9.1 to 6.4, and average middle latitude numbers changed from 6.4 to 4.4… [continue]
Friday, 31st December 2021
3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island updates its progress
The ARRL say two new team members of the upcoming 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet have come aboard to replace, in part, three operators who have determined they’d be unable to make the trip — Sandro Nitoi, VE7NY; Laci Radócz, HA0NAR, and Dimtry Zhikharev, RA9USU. Joining the 3Y0J crew will be Cezar Trifu, VE3LYC, and Otis Vicens, NP4G
Ofcom release amateur radio callsign database
In response to a Freedom of Information (FoI) request Ofcom have released the database of 149,483 Amateur Radio callsigns for the UK and Crown Dependencies for December 2021
Amateur photos of the James Webb Space Telescope
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has crossed the orbit of the Moon as it sails toward its parking orbit nearly a million miles from Earth
NewsWest for Sunday 2nd January 2022 rings in the new year. Yep, it’s 2022, so Happy New Year everyone
Pandemic project: Trailer renovation allows for extended emergency radio assistance
Frank Hutchison’s pandemic project started with a question: how could he better help communities during emergencies like natural disasters?
Welcome to the New Year and may we all achieve those things that we aim for and have success during the incoming year
Thursday, 30th December 2021
Kids Day is January 1, 2022
Special Event Call Sign OZ50Q
Radio amateurs are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the accession to the throne of HM The Queen of Denmark with the call sign OZ50Q
Special event – 75th anniversary of the Royal Belgian Amateur Radio union UBA
The Belgian IARU society UBA is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2022. To celebrate this event, 64 different special event stations will be active from January 1st till February 28th 2022. Each special event station will be using the prefix ON75 followed by a three letter suffix
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section
Please stay safe in the coming year…mask up and avoid crowds.