AMATEUR RADIO
INFORMATION
A site for Amateur Radio Operators, by Amateur Radio Operators.

placeholder
INFORMATION
HOME
REPEATERS
CALL SIGN SEARCH
AMATEUR RADIO LINKS
AMATEUR RADIO NEWS FEEDS
 
REGISTER
LOG IN
...
 
 
 

placeholder

.
 

THIS WEBSITE IS UNDERGOING A MAJOR UPGRADE

PLEASE CHECK BACK AS THE WEBSITE IS IMPROVED AND EXPANDED.

 


LOCAL AMATEUR RADIO NEWS:

 

AMATEUR RADIO NEWS FROM THE NET:

SEA-PAC QSO Party Set after Convention is Canceled

Along with many other ham radio events, SEA-PAC 2020, which was to host the ARRL Northwestern Division Convention, fell victim to the COVID-19 pandemic. Standing in for this year’s live event will be the SEA-PAC QSO Party on Saturday, June 6, starting at 1600 UTC and continuing until June 7 at 0400 UTC.

“We may not be able to be with our 2,000+ fellow amateur radio friends this year on this day...



ARRL Foundation Announces the Frankford Radio Club Scholarship

The Frankford Radio Club Scholarship will join the growing list of scholarships administered by the ARRL Foundation. The Frankford Radio Club (FRC) is a very active contesting club centered in Alburtis, Pennsylvania, dedicated to increasing operating skill and technical expertise through radiosport. The club’s motto is “Proficiency Through Competition.”

The scholarship will be $1,500, with the f...



Spring 2020 Section Manager Election Results Announced

Three incumbent ARRL Section Managers were returned to office, while one challenger outpolled an incumbent Section Manager (SM) in contested elections this spring. Section Manager ballots were counted on Monday, June 1, at ARRL Headquarters. Three other incumbent Section Managers were unopposed and will continue with new terms of office, while one candidate was declared elected as the only nomi...



COTA Associazione Radioamatori Carabinieri
The Association of Carabinieri Force Amateur Radio from Italy


Tippah Amateur Radio Association
Tippah Amateur Radio Association


PHARC - Potomac Highlands Amateur Radio Club
The Potomac Highlands Amateur Radio Club, a non-profit association in West Virginia


VU2IIA -Ham Radio & NOAA
Ham Radio & NOAA Apt Weather Satellite blog. All weather satellite NOAA APT images are decoded with homebrew receiver. Setup using homebrew Turnstile Cross Dipole antenna, P-3 500MHZ PC with WIN-XP & WXTOIMG program.


W0CGM South East Metro Amateur Radio Club


JTSync
Software/Time
JTSync is a simple utility that provides the ability to synchronize your computer clock over a network with world-wide NTP servers. When the Internet connection is not available, JTSync allows you to make time adjustments based on decoded QSOs within the WSJT-X application.


BktRemote
Software/Radio Control
BktRemote Suite is a package of programs that allow you to control the transceiver with different devices via a LAN connection or WiFi. The whole suite is composed by BktRemoteServer and BktRemoteClient


Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2009
QFH antenna for NOAA Satellites, SDRGadgets, JSatTrak - Satellite tracking program, Google Earth Grid Square Locator, Folded Dipole Antennas, Online Morse Code Training, Taming the Quadrifilar Helical Antenna, World Grid Square Map PDF, RF Exposure Evaluating Your Station, Interactive Maidenhead Grid Square Locator Map


WSJT-X Drops Windows XP
Beginning from version 2.2.0 WSJT-X will not run on Windows XP and Windows Vista anymore.


WSJT-X 2.2.0 new version available to download
WSJT-X 2.2.0 has been officially released and it includes improvements and fixes for all digital modes like FT8 FT4 JT4 JT66 WSPR


Sable Island DXpedition news
Randy, N0TG, reports: "Many have asked about the impact COVID-19 could have to the Sable Island DXpedition scheduled for October


Pulling data from news feed telemetry
We are used to seeing shots from TV news helicopters every day, they are part of the backdrop to life in the 21st century. But so often we hear them overlaid with studio commentary, so it’s interesting to hear that their raw audio contains telemetry


Auction 20 cancelled
In May 2020, New Zealand's Auction for short-term, early access rights in the 3.5 GHz band for 5G services (Auction 20) was cancelled. This was due to the constraints imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, a direct allocation process will be undertaken


'Green Ghosts' spotted above sprites in New Mexico
Citizen scientists have discovered a new form of upper atmospheric lightning: The Green Ghost


Radio amateur on BBC Wiltshire
The RSGB reports BBC Wiltshire's Graham Seaman interviewed Andy Henley 2E1GQX from the Chippenham and District Amateur Radio Club


Quindar Tones: Those iconic NASA PTT confirmation beeps
The SWLing Post reports on the PTT confirmation tones used by astronauts in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs


Radio amateurs stay connected during lockdown
Local radio amateurs have been keeping active during lockdown by meeting up on the air each morning, checking that everyone is in good health, and chatting about who else around the world they have been contacting



 

 
 
placeholder placeholder
©2016-2020