Amateur Radio News

Daily amateur radio news collected by differente web sources. Many famous ham radio rss feeds are included

MacLoggerDX Version 6.13 Released:

Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.13 of MacLoggerDX has been released.

Saanich Radio Tower Approved Over Neighbors Opposition:

When Brian Summers gets on his amateur radio, he's not looking to strike up a conversation with people a world away. The Saanich resident uses his amateur radio to track the sun's affect on radio signals. "I'm very interested in how radio propagation, which is how signals go from point to another, will change throughout a 24-hour period," he said.... [continue]

Ham Operators to Station, Aid Emergency Response During Total Solar Eclipse

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -- There will be added voices over the air waves, aiding emergency response over the Total Solar Eclipse weekend and also on Monday, August 21, for the actual event itself. Amateur 'ham radio' operators will station in places along the Total Solar Eclipse path of totality across the state from Greenville to Columbia and Charlest... [continue]

Delaware Ham Radio Operators Support Statewide Weather Emergency Exercise:

Amateur radio operators, or "hams," throughout Delaware spent Aug. 12 providing back-up communications for the Delaware State Full Scale Emergency Exercise. This drill was sponsored by the Delaware Emergency Management Agency and simulated a Category-3 hurricane, which brought damage and flooding across the peninsula. More than 75 amateurs volunte... [continue]

Livingston Emergency Preparedness Office Starts Ham Radio Group:

LIVINGSTON -- Mark Harrell, director of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness for Livingston Parish, has initiated the Amateur Radio Club, a group that will devote its time to ham radio operations. Harrell envisions the new club serving the community in various ways. Harrell said the group held its first meeting July 20 in a meeting room in... [continue]

Digital sign of the times - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Digital sign of the timesSouthgate Amateur Radio ClubFoundation Licence, while the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL) is considering adding some digital modes to the Technician Licence, among other changes. The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) is preparing an updated submission for its regulator, ...... [continue]

An HF beacon system that fits in your pocket!

The WSPRlite portable HF beacon/antenna testing system has been enhanced with the the release of 'WSPRlite-to-go'.

Digital sign of the times

The move towards the use of digital modes for entry level licences is being considered in at least three major countries as a means of making Amateur Radio more relevant and attractive

Ofcom - When ding dongs go wrong

When Wendy Macbean discovered customers at her gym in Londonderry were unable to lock or unlock their car doors she called Ofcom

Foundations of Amateur Radio - Episode 115

How does PSK or Phase Shift Keying actually work?

Diversity in amateur radio

RSGB President Nick Henwood, G3RWF, said when he first attended an amateur radio meeting "No one spoke to me"

Suzan PD3SZN established ARDF record at YOTA 2017

The Netherlands amateur radio society VERON reports Suzan PD3SZN established a record for the fastest time among women in the ARDF competition at YOTA 2017 in Gilwell Park

MacLoggerDX Version 6.13 released

Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.13 of MacLoggerDX has been released

Eclipse Day: Ham radio communication resources to be available

ARRL, the American Red Cross, and The Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) will partner on Monday, August 21, to provide a nationwide communication link for local and regional American Red Cross units should a communications failure occur during the solar eclipse

Revised NCVEC Form 605 must be used at exam sessions starting on August 21

The revised NCVEC Form 605 must be used at exam sessions starting on August 21. Both the new FCC and NCVEC forms ask applicants if they have been convicted of a felony in any state or federal court. This conforms with FCC requirements to evaluate an applicant's qualifications to hold any FCC-issued license