Cookies help us deliver our services.

We may use session cookies for technical purposes such as to enable better navigation through
the site, or to allow you to customize your preferences for interacting with the site.

By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. OK
home QRZCQ - The database for radio hams 
 
2020-11-29 22:33:13 UTC
 

Call:

   Advanced
 

Call:

  

Pass:

  
 

or

 

RSS Feeds

Following articles and snippets of them are under copyright of their respective owners. This page only displays the informations from other sites via their RSS feeds.

• Podcave Podcast Production Management Platform Debuts

Added at 2020-11-29 13:09:31

in Radio World, Language: EN



An all-in-one podcasting management and publishing platform available as a software as a service package
The post Podcave Podcast Production Management Platform Debuts appeared first on Radio World.



• Matt’s Monster Mediumwave Radio Selectivity Shootout!

Added at 2020-11-29 12:54:00

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Matt Blaze (WB2SRI), for sharing another brilliant audio comparison featuring benchmark portable radios: Medium wave selectivity shootout by Matt Blaze I did another monster medium wave portable receiver comparison, this time with the aim of comparing receivers’ ability to deal with weak signals in the presence of strong adjacent […]



• Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Added at 2020-11-29 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low to moderate levels.



• SARL QSL Bureau

Added at 2020-11-29 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The QSL Bureau would like to bring to your attention that Radio Amateurs in Division 6 are invited to collect their QSL cards from the National Amateur Radio Centre at Radiokop



• EURAO Party - Autumn 2020: catching Christmas stations

Added at 2020-11-29 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The European Radio Amateurs' Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: " catching Christmas stations". Remember this is not a contest, it is just a radio meeting with a few simple 'rules', better to call them recommendations



• Ham College 71

Added at 2020-11-29 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Extra Class Exam Questions – Part 9.
E2C Operating methods: contest and DX operating, remote operation techniques, Cabrillo format, QSLing, RF network connected systems



• VK6WIA NewsWest

Added at 2020-11-29 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In this 29th November 2020 edition of NewsWest we welcome New Amateurs to the hobby, and provide information that will prove useful to newcomers to the hobby, and perhaps useful to those not quite so new to the hobby



• Shard building sends 'Thank You' in Morse code

Added at 2020-11-29 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The RSGB say they were asked to check the Morse code for the illuminations on the iconic Shard building in London. The display features the message "Thank You" in Morse



• Chennai radio hams walk into cyclone

Added at 2020-11-29 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



K.M. Devadas VU2DH and Aravind Balasubramanian VU2ABS played a big role in the establishment of amateur radio communication system by the Cuddalore district administration to tackle possible challenges arising from cyclone Nivar



• QSO Today - Rick Miller - N1RM

Added at 2020-11-29 10:06:49

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Rick Miller, N1RM’s ham radio story began at McMurdo Station in Antarctica and weaves its way through Russian submarine hunting to operating APRS on the back of a Harley Davidson motorcycle, on a grand tour of the United States



• Online Resources Blossom at SBE

Added at 2020-11-29 07:40:00

in Radio World, Language: EN



President Wayne Pecena talks about normalcy and change at the society
The post Online Resources Blossom at SBE appeared first on Radio World.



• Groups Will Model I.T. Like a CDN

Added at 2020-11-28 14:00:58

in Radio World, Language: EN



Musing about the implications of virtualization on physical facilities
The post Groups Will Model I.T. Like a CDN appeared first on Radio World.



• Radio Deals: Paul notes discounts at Circuit Specialsts and $800 off the flagship Yaesu FTDX101D

Added at 2020-11-28 12:43:48

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Paul Evans, who passes along the following tips: Circuit Specialists have started Black Friday, but only 10% off everything. The code fer Circuit Specialists is CYBER2020 at checkout…10% off everything until midnight Monday. There’s also a raffle for free 100MHz 2x DSOs and some pen style 25MHz DSOs fer […]



• DXCC Country/Entity Report

Added at 2020-11-28 10:06:33

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 22nd November, through Friday, 27th Nov there were 214 countries active



• TF3YOTA on the air in December

Added at 2020-11-28 10:06:33

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Iceland's national amateur radio society IRA reports TF3YOTA will be active from December 1 for Youngsters On The Air mont



• How to install a PL259 on RG58 coax

Added at 2020-11-28 10:06:33

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In this video Ria Jairman N2RJ explains how to install a PL259 on RG58 coax and looks at Wifi connectors, SMA and TNC F connectors and why we use them in ham radio



• FCC takes action against marketing of unauthorized transceivers

Added at 2020-11-28 10:06:33

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



On November 24 FCC Enforcement Bureau (EB) issued a citation and order concerning the illegal marketing of unauthorized radio frequency devices



• ARISS telebridge contact with school in Italy

Added at 2020-11-28 10:06:33

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Victor Glover KI5BKC with students at Scuola Scuola Secondaria di I grado “Anna Frank”, Pistoia, Italy, Pistoia, Italy



• Foundations of Amateur Radio

Added at 2020-11-28 10:06:33

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance
The other day I was adding an item to my to-do list. The purpose of this list is to keep track of the things in my life that I'm interested in investigating or need to do or get to finish a project. My to-do list is like those of most of my fellow travellers, unending, unrelenting and never completed. As I tick off a completed item, three more get added and the list grows



• 2021 Historical Radio Calendar Now Available

Added at 2020-11-27 14:59:13

in Radio World, Language: EN



Get a gander at radio days gone by
The post 2021 Historical Radio Calendar Now Available appeared first on Radio World.



• iCON Pro Audio Debuts Duo44 Live USB Audio Interface

Added at 2020-11-27 13:02:44

in Radio World, Language: EN



Desktop USB audio interface from iCON Pro Audio is aimed at podcasting, home recording, live streaming applications and more
The post iCON Pro Audio Debuts Duo44 Live USB Audio Interface appeared first on Radio World.



• Afghanistan operation

Added at 2020-11-27 10:06:34

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Robert, S53R, who has been active from Kabul since early September 2019 and will be there for another year, has been active as T6AA and T6A during major contests



• Discussion point

Added at 2020-11-27 10:06:34

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Hello, I'm Geoff Emery, VK4ZPP, and I've been thinking. How sad is it that the ACMA had to post a request to the Amateur Community to use courteous behaviour when they are in contact with the Australian Maritime College



• U.S. postal stoppage

Added at 2020-11-27 10:06:34

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The U.S. Postal Service is temporarily suspending international mail acceptance for certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic



• New York City-Long Island Section Manager re-elected in fall balloting

Added at 2020-11-27 10:06:34

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



New York City-Long Island Section Manager Jim Mezey, W2KFV, has been re-elected in the Fall election cycle. Mezey, of Carle Place, received 527 votes to 136 for challenger Donnie Katzovicz, W2BRU



• German Gov recognizes importance of Electromagnetic compatibility

Added at 2020-11-27 10:06:34

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



DARC report that Germany's Federal Government recognizes the importance of Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) in the development of microelectronics



• Ham radio contact spurred South Pole visit

Added at 2020-11-27 10:06:34

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Forbes magazine describes how an amateur radio contact with the Amundsen-Scott Station at the South Pole spurred Jim Clash WA3JID to travel there and operate the ham radio station



• Special call signs in Belgium during the second lockdown period

Added at 2020-11-27 10:06:34

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Due to the recent stricter COVID-19 measures, many radio amateurs will be forced to spend most of the following weeks at home again



• Register now for Free Foundation Online Training course

Added at 2020-11-27 10:06:34

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on December 6



• QSO Today - Episode 001 - Arie Kleingold - PA3A

Added at 2020-11-27 10:06:34

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Arie Kleingold, PA3A, came to my attention because of his DXpeditions, through Mercy Ships, hospital ships, off the coast of Africa



• The K7RA Solar Update

Added at 2020-11-27 10:02:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Over the past week our sun has been quite active, with rising sunspot numbers and solar flux showing strong evidence that Solar Cycle 25 is progressing.Average daily sunspot number rose from 12 last week to 27.9 in the current week, while solar flux rose to a high of 103.7, bringing average daily solar flux up from 79.8 to 90.1.Average daily planetary A index r...



• Happy Thanksgiving

Added at 2020-11-26 16:00:30

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Here in the States, we’re celebrating Thanksgiving today. It’s my favorite holiday because it’s all about giving thanks and spending time with friends, family, and eating some amazing food. Of course, it’ll be a bit different this year as families opt to meet virtually in an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19. I believe […]



• User Report: Comrex Opal Polishes Podcast Interviews

Added at 2020-11-26 14:00:14

in Radio World, Language: EN



Learfield IMG College finds simplicity of operation and audio quality pleasing
The post User Report: Comrex Opal Polishes Podcast Interviews appeared first on Radio World.



• “QSL: How I Traveled the World and Never Left Home” by Ronald W. Kenyon

Added at 2020-11-26 13:43:09

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



A few weeks ago, I was contacted by author Ronald W. Kenyon who has written non-fiction books covering a variety of subjects, but primarily collections of essays and albums of photography. He was very proud to announce that his latest book, QSL: How I Traveled the World and Never Left Home, focuses on his pursuit […]



• Radio Waves: Guardians of Early Recordings, VOA Firewall, New DRM-Based HF Station, and Breakfast on BBC Essex Features Amateur Radio

Added at 2020-11-26 13:32:19

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Radio Waves:  Stories Making Waves in the World of Radio Because I keep my ear to the waves, as well as receive many tips from others who do the same, I find myself privy to radio-related stories that might interest SWLing Post readers.  To that end: Welcome to the SWLing Post’s Radio Waves, a collection of links to interesting […]



• Can you ID the radio in this pharmaceutical ad?

Added at 2020-11-26 11:48:11

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thank to SWLing Post contributor, Paul Evans (W4/VP9KF), who writes: I was watching a TV advert (well, no I wasn’t), but then this one comes on with a drug for COPD. On the kitchen table, along with the inhaler thing there just happens to be a radio ???? Let’s see who can find out […]



• DX News from the ARRL

Added at 2020-11-26 10:06:25

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands



• Little green cannonballs of light

Added at 2020-11-26 10:06:25

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Researchers and citizen scientists have just discovered a new phenomenon: "Little green cannonballs of light" streaking through the atmosphere faster than 1000 mph during some geomagnetic storms. And they're not auroras



• Former West Virginia Section Manager Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY (SK)

Added at 2020-11-26 10:06:25

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Former West Virginia Section Manager Ann Rinehart, KA8ZGY, of South Charleston died on November 20 of COVID-19 complications. An ARRL Member, she was 85



• December YOTA Month activity – DYM 2020

Added at 2020-11-26 10:06:25

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



IARU Region 1 Youth Working Group Chair Philipp DK6SP writes about the upcoming Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) activity month



• Amateur radio on BBC Radio Essex

Added at 2020-11-26 10:06:25

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



On Tuesday, November 24, CB and amateur radio featured in Sonia Watson's popular Breakfast show on BBC Radio Essex



• Episode 000 - Eric Guth - 4Z1UG / WA6IGR

Added at 2020-11-26 10:06:25

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



As the producer and creator of QSO Today, I wanted to make a pre-episode, called 000, to introduce myself, this podcast and blog



• 60m in Australia

Added at 2020-11-26 10:06:25

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The Radio Amateur Society of Australia (RASA) reports information from regulator ACMA that a decision on 60m in Australia is expected in December 2020



• Alaskan repeater network affected

Added at 2020-11-26 10:06:25

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Alaskan broadcast station KNOM (780 AM 96.1 FM) reports ‘Miscommunication’ between the FAA and SPARC led to an amateur radio network being shut down



• Tony's 10m Band Report

Added at 2020-11-26 10:06:25

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Most popular DX ZD7FT (St Helena), 7Q7RU (Malawi), FY5KE (French Guiana), RL30DX (Russia special) and Sunday gave us DX from VK, LU, HI, CO, KP and other far flung places.



• ARRL Asks FCC to Allow 3.4-GHz Operation until Spectrum is Occupied

Added at 2020-11-26 06:55:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



In comments to the FCC, ARRL has argued that radio amateurs be allowed to continue shared operation in the 3.4 GHz band until 5G licensees who purchase the spectrum when the FCC puts it up for auction initiate incompatible operations. In its Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (FNPRM) in WT Docket 19-348, the FCC had proposed to sunset the band for amateur radio in two phases, governed by whe...



• Yasme Foundation Announces Excellence Awards

Added at 2020-11-26 06:54:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



The Yasme Foundation has announced the latest recipients of the Yasme Excellence Award. They are Brett Ruiz, PJ2BR, and Helena Ruiz, PJ2ZZ; Bob Wilson, N6TV; Jari Perkiömäki, OH6BG, and Jim Brown, K9YC. The Yasme Excellence Award recognizes individuals and groups who, through their own service, creativity, effort, and dedication, have made a significant contribution to amateur radio. This may b...



• Guest Post: Zenith Trans Oceanics Still Command Big Prices

Added at 2020-11-25 20:08:19

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Dan Robinson, for the following guest post: Zenith Trans Oceanics Still Command Big Prices by Dan Robinson For many radio collectors and users, the Zenith Trans Oceanic R7000-2 is a must-have item in the collection. This was the final version of the Zenith Trans Oceanic line that stretched back […]



• iHeartMedia, Podimo to Translate Podcasts

Added at 2020-11-25 16:30:15

in Radio World, Language: EN



True crime series “Women of Juárez” is first up
The post iHeartMedia, Podimo to Translate Podcasts appeared first on Radio World.



• SoundTools Launches WallCat 8 Wall Plate

Added at 2020-11-25 15:57:57

in Radio World, Language: EN



The WallCAT 8 is a two-gang wall plate with four female and four male XLR connectors
The post SoundTools Launches WallCat 8 Wall Plate appeared first on Radio World.



• Does Emergency Warning Really Work on DRM?

Added at 2020-11-25 15:00:16

in Radio World, Language: EN



The chair of DRM says Indonesia has just demonstrated that it does
The post Does Emergency Warning Really Work on DRM? appeared first on Radio World.



• A True Treasure Trove: International Radio Club of America Free Reprints

Added at 2020-11-25 12:00:47

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Nick Hall-Patch, who writes: Since 1964, the International Radio Club of America has been documenting medium wave DXing and DXers’ efforts to improve their understanding of radio reception and to develop better listening techniques.  During that time, over 900 articles have been written, that have furthered the art of […]



• Belizaire Reflects on Race, Success

Added at 2020-11-25 12:00:01

in Radio World, Language: EN



Veteran engineer hopes to facilitate conversations about social inequities
The post Belizaire Reflects on Race, Success appeared first on Radio World.



• Radio Deals: C.Crane CCRadio 2E $20 off today only

Added at 2020-11-25 11:38:11

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



I just received a message from C.Crane noting that they’re discounting the excellent C.Crane CCRadio 2E $20 today (25 Nov 2020) until 11:59PM PT. Simply add the radio to our shopping cart and the price will be adjusted automatically. The CCRadio 2E, along with the CCRadio 3, is considered one of the best mediumwave portable […]



• Video demonstrating 3D propagation simulation

Added at 2020-11-25 10:41:17

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Gregory Ivanov, who writes: Hi, found this video–I think it’s pretty cool. Shows some impressive 3D propagation simulation, I haven’t seen before: Wow! That is fascinating. Thank you for sharing this, Gregory. 3D tools like this could be invaluable for predicting propagation even for hams and SWLs. Of course, […]



• Coast Guard Proposes to Discontinue HF Voice Watchkeeping

Added at 2020-11-25 10:11:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



The US Coast Guard has invited comments by January 21, 2021, on a proposal to discontinue HF voice watchkeeping. The proposal appeared on November 20 in the Federal Register. The USCG proposes to cease monitoring 4125, 6215, 8291, and 12,290 kHz, in the contiguous US and Hawaii, due to a lack of activity.“We believe this change would have a low impact on the maritime public, as commercial satel...



• IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

Added at 2020-11-25 10:06:23

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club



• RSGB release Board Proceedings for October 17

Added at 2020-11-25 10:06:23

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The RSGB has released proceedings for the October 17 Board meeting which discussed Amateur Radio Exam Fees



• Israel special event

Added at 2020-11-25 10:06:23

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Members of the 'Holy land DX Group' will operate from the heart of Tel Beersheba's site between December 25-26th, 2020, using the callsign 4X7T



• RadioShack to be reborn

Added at 2020-11-25 10:06:23

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The good news is that as of today RadioShack has officially been purchased by Retail Ecommerce Ventures (REV), giving the troubled company a new lease on life



• More young radio amateurs in India

Added at 2020-11-25 10:06:23

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The Bangalore Mirror newspaper reports two 13-year-olds, Smrithi Hegde and Prama Rao, have become the youngest female radio amateurs in India



• Guidelines for operating a multi-station special event

Added at 2020-11-25 10:06:23

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



It's always fun to work a special event where there is more than one callsign, or the same callsign on several bands, required to receive an award. For the award seeker, this brings out the excitement of the chase



• Was the C-and-G RAE easier than today’s amateur radio exams?

Added at 2020-11-25 10:06:23

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Essex Ham looks at the old City and Guilds Radio Amateurs Exam and compares it to today's 3-tier system



• Australian radio amateurs reminded about respect and basic courtesy

Added at 2020-11-25 10:06:23

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Communications regulator, the ACMA, has asked Australian radio amateurs not to use threats, abuse or offensive language when contacting staff at the AMC which deals with callsigns



• Universal Radio Announces Closing

Added at 2020-11-25 10:05:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



Ham Radio retailer Universal Radio, headquartered in Worthington, Ohio, is closing its store on November 30, although all existing orders will be filled, and the Universal Radio website will remain open to sell off “remaining stock, publications, and some select products.” Owners Fred Osterman, N8EKU, and Barbara Osterman, KC8VWI, are retiring.“I am very fortunate to have been in the radio busi...



• IARU Region 2 Executive Committee Approves Dues Reductions for Member-Societies

Added at 2020-11-25 09:49:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



The International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 (IARU R2) Executive Committee (EC) approved dues reductions and holidays for member-societies in Region 2 (the Americas). The action came as the R2 EC held its fifth and final virtual meeting of the year on November 18 to complete outstanding business from its three October sessions and to approve the 2021 operating budget.“Recognizing that the pan...



• New York City-Long Island Section Manager Re-Elected in Fall Balloting

Added at 2020-11-25 09:48:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



New York City-Long Island Section Manager Jim Mezey, W2KFV, has been re-elected in the fall election cycle. Mezey, of Carle Place, received 527 votes to 136 for challenger Donnie Katzovicz, W2BRU. The race for NYC-LI SM was the only contested election. Mezey begins a new 2-year term of office on January 1, 2021. He has served as New York City-Long Island Section Manager since 2013.In the West C...



• FEMA Seeking Reserve Telecommunications Operators

Added at 2020-11-25 09:33:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking telecommunications operator reservists to assist in emergency recovery efforts on an intermittent, on-call basis. The deadline to apply is December 8, but FEMA will not take any applications beyond the first 200, which may come sooner than that.These FEMA reservist positions seem well suited to radio amateurs. Duties include sending, rec...



• FTIOM & UBMP, November 29-December 5

Added at 2020-11-24 23:45:48

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



From the Isle of Music, November 29-December 5: This week, special guest Toni Basanta shares music from Monte de Espuma and Expreso Ritmico, two popular dance bands in Cuba in the 1970-1980s, with us. The broadcasts take place: 1. For Eastern Europe but audible well beyond the target area in most of the Eastern Hemisphere […]



• Dan discovers a video and photo montage of VOK listeners

Added at 2020-11-24 20:35:44

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, DanH, who writes: The YouTube channel Phuong DPRK Daily recently posted a video titled Listeners to Radio “Voice of Korea” in Pictures. This video offers a look at photos of VOK Voice of Korea (DPRK) shortwave listeners. I recognize the voice of one of the VOK newscasters as the […]



• Bioenno Power Thanksgiving Sale

Added at 2020-11-24 17:51:46

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Just a heads up that Bioenno Power is having a 2020 Thanksgiving sale and offering a 10% discount with the coupon code “THANKS”. I’m a huge fan of Bioenno’s batteries and just pulled the trigger on yet another LiFePo battery. This time, a compact 3 aH battery. This will be more than enough battery to […]



• 1979 ANARC Convention live recording featuring keynote by Rudy Espinal of Radio Clarin

Added at 2020-11-24 13:42:12

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Shortwave Radio Audio Archive contributor, Tom Gavaras, shares some of the most amazing off-air, studio, and personal recordings our archive. Recently, he submitted a very unique recording. Tom notes: Rudy Espinal of Radio Clarin (Dominican Republic) keynote speech at 1979 Association of North American Radio Clubs (ANARC) convention held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Convention took place […]



• EANET Sprint Contest 2020: final results

Added at 2020-11-24 10:06:29

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The so-called EANET Sprint Contest, for short, was held last November 8 for the tenth time with the record of participants in radio amateur category



• ARRL announces Director, Vice Director election results

Added at 2020-11-24 10:06:29

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The ARRL Dakota Division will have a new Director, and the Great Lakes and Midwest Divisions will have new Vice Directors on January 1. The results of four contested elections for Director and Vice Director in three ARRL Divisions were announced on November 20, after ballots were tallied at ARRL Headquarters



• Huge new sunspot

Added at 2020-11-24 10:06:29

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



A new sunspot several times wider than Earth is rotating over the sun's eastern limb today. This brings the sunspot count to its highest level in years, and more sunspots appear to be in the offing



• LABRE responds to ANATEL's amateur radio consultation

Added at 2020-11-24 10:06:29

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Brazil's national amateur radio society LABRE has responded to the ANATEL Public Consultation 65 (CP65) that had proposed abolishing amateur radio exams



• National Amateur Radio Day resolution introduced into Congress

Added at 2020-11-24 10:06:29

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



ARRL reports 12-year-old Raymond, N7KCB, asked Representative Debbie Lesko of Arizona to introduce a resolution into Congress designating April 18, 2021, as National Amateur Radio Operators Day



• 40 MHz in UK 'unlikely'

Added at 2020-11-24 10:06:29

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



The EI7GL blog reports in a response to an informal query, Ofcom indicated to the Royal Society of Great Britain (RSGB) that an allocation at 40 MHz for radio amateurs in the near future was unlikely



• QSO Today - Ralph Haller - N4RH

Added at 2020-11-24 10:06:29

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Ralph Haller, N4RH, started his ham radio journey as a nine year old with a knack for electronics leading to his first amateur license



• RadioShack has a new owner who wants to make it “cool again”

Added at 2020-11-23 20:47:42

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Don (W7SSB), who shares the following story from Forbes.com: Retail Ecommerce Ventures (REV), the retail acquisition company that bought Pier 1 and Modell’s Sporting Goods out of bankruptcy and snapped up the Dressbarn brand after it liquidated, has a new rescue mission: Radio Shack. REV announced the deal today […]



• Radio Deals: Airspy Black Friday Sale 2020!

Added at 2020-11-23 18:27:22

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



If you’ve been thinking about pulling the trigger on an Airspy product, now’s the time! Airspy is once again offering huge discounts during their 2020 Black Friday promotion. For example, their Airspy HF+ Discovery SDR–which I consider to be one of the best HF SDRs on the market–is 30% off ($119 US). This is a […]



• Cranborne Audio Debuts EC1 Preamp

Added at 2020-11-23 16:51:26

in Radio World, Language: EN



New EC1 unit preamp, analog saturation processor and headphone amp is intended for recordists and podcasters
The post Cranborne Audio Debuts EC1 Preamp appeared first on Radio World.



• Radioplayer Expands in Europe

Added at 2020-11-23 15:25:42

in Radio World, Language: EN



Hybrid platform is now available in France, Sweden and Netherlands
The post Radioplayer Expands in Europe appeared first on Radio World.



• NATE Cancels 2021 Annual Tradeshow

Added at 2020-11-23 15:24:29

in Radio World, Language: EN



Event had been planned for Memphis in February
The post NATE Cancels 2021 Annual Tradeshow appeared first on Radio World.



• Dayton Hamvention Announces its 2021 Theme — “The Gathering”

Added at 2020-11-23 13:49:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



“The Gathering” will be the theme for the 2021 Dayton Hamvention®. Hamvention General Chair Rick Allnutt, WS8G, said the theme reflects what has been missing from our lives most of this year.“We have spent the last 6 months being bound to our houses and small groups,” he said. “We are very optimistic that when May arrives, we will be allowed to get together.”Allnut, a medical doctor with a mast...



• Still Time to Apply for Foreign Service Information Management Technical Specialists-Radio Positions

Added at 2020-11-23 13:42:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



The deadline to apply for US Department of State Foreign Service Information Management Technical Specialists-Radio (IMTS-R) positions is December 1, 2020.Foreign Service IMTS-Rs design, install, and maintain radio and telecommunications systems. They provide radio support for presidential, congressional, and other VIP visits. These radio specialists work from a regional location, overseas, or ...



• IOTA News from OPDX

Added at 2020-11-23 10:06:35

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW



• DXCC Country/Entity Report

Added at 2020-11-23 10:06:35

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for for the week of Sunday, 15th November, through Sunday, 22nd November there were 215 countries active



• ICQPodcast - Emergency Communications with Wade Smith, VK1MIC

Added at 2020-11-23 10:06:35

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s features is an Interview with Wade, VK1MIC



• FT8 and FT4 Lecture video

Added at 2020-11-23 10:06:35

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



In this video, Hilton Dean W4GHD gives us a great overview of the FT8 and FT4 digital sound card modes



• G0KSC Antenna modelling YouTube Channel

Added at 2020-11-23 10:06:35

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Justin Johnson G0KSC inventor of the LFA (Loop Fed Array) Yagi and BOLPA (Band Optimised Log Periodic Array) Log Periodic antennas amongst others, has added a new YouTube channel to help Hams become proficient in Antenna Modelling



• 23.11.2020-01.12.2020 P40W

Added at 2020-11-23 10:06:29

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 23.11.2020-01.12.2020
DXCC: P4
Callsign: P40W

Aruba (SA-036) by John, W2GD.



• 17.11.2020-24.11.2020 D60AB

Added at 2020-11-23 10:06:29

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 17.11.2020-24.11.2020
DXCC: D6
Callsign: D60AB

Comoro Islands (AF-007) by Don, K6ZO/7Q6M.



• 22.11.2020-02.12.2020 8Q7ZO,8Q7NV

Added at 2020-11-23 10:06:29

in www.dx-info.com :: your weekly DX-Calendar…, Language: EN



Period: 22.11.2020-02.12.2020
DXCC: 8Q
Callsign: 8Q7ZO
8Q7NV

Maldives (AS-013) by Marko/N5ZO and Oliver/W6NV. QSL 8Q7ZO via OH0XX direct or LoTW. QSL 8Q7NV via W6NV direct.



• ARRL Announces Director, Vice Director Election Results

Added at 2020-11-22 14:28:00

in American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio As…, Language: EN



The ARRL Dakota Division will have a new Director, and the Great Lakes and Midwest Divisions will have new Vice Directors on January 1. The results of four contested elections for Director and Vice Director in three ARRL Divisions were announced on November 20, after ballots were tallied at ARRL Headquarters.In the Dakota Division, incumbent Matt Holden, K0BBC, lost his re-election bid to chall...



• Radio Waves: Potential for Change at USAGM, Judge Rules Pack Unconstitutionally Interfered With VOA, Solar Cycle 25 Could be Strong, and DEF CON Ham Radio Videos

Added at 2020-11-22 12:30:40

in The SWLing Post, Language: EN



Radio Waves:  Stories Making Waves in the World of Radio Because I keep my ear to the waves, as well as receive many tips from others who do the same, I find myself privy to radio-related stories that might interest SWLing Post readers.  To that end: Welcome to the SWLing Post’s Radio Waves, a collection of links to interesting […]



• Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Added at 2020-11-22 10:06:40

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels



• SARL QSL Bureau

Added at 2020-11-22 10:06:40

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Willem, ZS6X told SARL News that the SARL QSL Bureau is operational. He goes to the NARC each Saturday to work in the bureau



• NanoVNA presentation by David Houser KG5RDF

Added at 2020-11-22 10:06:40

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



David Houser KG5RDF demonstrates how to use the $40 NanoVNA vector network analyzer. Recorded at the Cowtown Hamfest in the Forest Hill Convention Center, Forest Hill Tx. (Jan 18 2020)



• Moscow Aviation Institute plans SSTV event from ISS

Added at 2020-11-22 10:06:40

in Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed, Language: EN



Rodolfo Parisio, IW2BSF, reports that a Slow-Scan Television (SSTV) transmission event from the International Space Station is currently scheduled to begin on Tuesday, Dec. 1 starting at 12:30 UTC, ending at 18:25 UTC, and again on Wednesday, Dec. 2 starting at 11:50 UTC and ending at 18:25 UTC



• Today featured: flag of dxcc 161 HK0RMR

image of hk0rmr

• Hottest QRG on DX Cluster now:

144174.0 kHz on 2m band
DX  EA7FWK by  EC7DTC

• Websites supporting QRZCQ:


• Latest spotlessly clean profiles:


• Users with most worked DXCCs:


• Latest activated users:


• Latest activated SWLs:


• Latest news:

Sound recordist leaves lasting musical l…


Added at 2017-05-22 03:16:19 by VK2HEY


CQ-WW-DX -CW 2016 Portugal with CR5K


Added at 2016-10-24 12:52:34 by CT1BWW


CQWW on SI9AM


Added at 2015-10-07 17:01:12 by ON6UQ


FCC Eliminates Vanity Call Sign Regulato…


Added at 2015-05-24 18:50:38 by WC4R



• Latest articles:

Nowadays, more than ever, look for your…


Added at 2020-11-03 14:32:59 by CT1BWW


Be proud of your call sign and demonstra…


Added at 2020-10-30 14:24:14 by CT1BWW


WiFi HF Antenna Switch


Added at 2017-07-21 13:23:35 by VA6DTX


Alpha EZMilitary, Chameleon MPAS Side by…


Added at 2016-05-10 09:20:05 by OH8STN


4 receivers in a SWL Shack


Added at 2016-04-05 15:43:03 by F61112



• Latest videos:

Real Time Clock Raspberry Pi |…

OH8STN

ICOM IC-705

OH8STN

Emergency Backup Power for Gri…

OH8STN

The Evolution of Amateur Radio…

OH8STN

Grid Down Communications for P…

OH8STN

Man Portable Ham Radio Station…

OH8STN

JS8Call Messaging NVIS Communi…

OH8STN

Yaesu FT-818 FT-817 Portable G…

OH8STN

Yaesu FT-818 Review

OH8STN

DIY 576 watt hour Portable Sol…

OH8STN


• Latest event calls:


• Latest uploaded logbooks:


• Most active users:


• Latest Big Gun calls:


• Latest club calls:


• Latest DXpedition calls:


• Latest beacon calls:


• In memorial to SK:


  

Site Rev. 18650