Here’s the latest Amateur/Ham Radio News compiled by “”, 31 December 2021.

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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

VK6WIA NewsWest

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?

Discussion Point

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

3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island Updates its Progress

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

New Years Eve on-air Countdown 

Tony’s 10m Band Report 

British Space companies are doing VITAL work that NASA, SpaceX and ULA aren’t. Why?? 

Orchards man’s radio station aims to help blind, visually impaired, disabled vets 

World Radiosport Team Championship 

Hurricane Watch Net Recorded 300 On-Air Hours in 2021 

Scatterpoint Microwave Newsletters 

Sweden imposes higher levy on electricity bills for EMC 

Ofcom FoI: Have any radio amateurs using hotspots breached regulations 

HamSCI invites abstracts for its 2022 Workshop 

Starlink satellite’s near-collision with Chinese station puts focus on space jam 

Ofcom asked if they’d taken any action against repeater abuse 

Montserrat operation 

Commemorative December 1915 QST download 

HamSCI Invites Abstracts for its 2022 Workshop

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.


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