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Annual KPH “Night of Nights” Has Been Canceled

The Maritime Radio Historical Society (MRHS) and the National Park Service have announced that the annual KPH Night of Nights has been canceled due to COVID-19 precautions. This would have been the 21st such event, which commemorates what is believed to be the last commercial Morse transmission in the US.

While KPH, KFS, and K6KPH will not be on the air for Night of Nights XXI, MRHS members will...



SP3L Wins the July QST Cover Plaque Award

The winning article for the July 2020 QST Cover Plaque award is “A Vertical End-Fed Dipole with a Folded Stub” by Jacek Pawlowski, SP3L.

The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the August issue today.

 



DDXG Dominion DX Group


Genesis Amateur Radio Society, Inc.


Six meter dipole project
Antennas/Dipole
Design and build an 6 m dipole antenna from aluminum, tubing, that resembles the active element of a yagi beam antenna.


Commemorative SSTV transmissions
On 18 July 2020, the Secunda Amateur Radio Club - ZS6SRC will commemorate the SARL’s 95 years of existence


The RaDAR Challenge on 11 July
The second RaDAR Challenge for 2020 takes place from 00:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC on Saturday 11 July 2020 with each RaDAR operator defining their own operating time schedule of a maximum, single period, four hour time slot.


Dream Rig Youth Essay Contest
First Annual "Dream Rig" Youth Essay Contest. The Intrepid-DX Group is a U.S. based 501 C(3) nonprofit organization that promotes Amateur Radio activities in developing countries


11 year-old passes morse test
Morse code received a boost from the younger generation, on the 24th June 2020, when 11-year-old Ryan Morrison from Stillorgan, Co. Dublin took and passed his Morse code test


A major outbreak of noctilucent clouds
Last night, a major outbreak of noctilucent clouds (NLCs) blanketed Europe


Web hosting service now available for RAC affiliated clubs
The Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce it is now offering a new benefit to our Affiliated Clubs: the ability to host your club’s website on the RAC server


The August Issue of Digital QST is Now Available!


Maritime Mobile Service Network Comes to the Aid of Vessel in Distress

The Maritime Mobile Service Net (MMSN) on 14.300 MHz came to the assistance of a sailing vessel on June 25. MMSN control operator Steven Carpenter, K9UA, took a call on 20 meters from Ian Cummings, KB4SG, the skipper of the Mystic Lady, then some 40 miles east of Florida. Cummings reported that his engine had failed as he was attempting to return to his home port of Stuart, Florida. He not only...



QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo Announces Full Lineup of Speakers


Ham Cram - ham radio technician licence
HAM CRAM is free no code AMATEUR RADIO TECHNICIAN LICENSE cram course designed to be given in two, 3 to 3 1/2 hour sessions.


Sheffield & District Wireless Society
A premier club that brings out the very best in Amateur Radio around the Sheffield area


Why WWV and WWVH Still Matter
Operating Aids/Time
Fans of NIST signals cite benefits including understanding the near-Earth environment


Short Monoband Dipole Antennas - KGD Antennas
Antennas/Dipole
The KGD antenna is an option for those with space restrictions. The idea behing this project is to provide a short dipole antenna for HF Bands and to allow operations on HF bands when its not possible to setup large antennas, using these short base loaded dipoles.


Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2013
Baluns and common mode chokes, CW QSO Example, Small Loop Antenna Calculator by KY8D, Free ham radio utilities written in LabVIEW, LinuxLog, OneSDR, How Wide Area Radio Systems works, ARI international DX Contest


IARU HF Championship 2020
IARU HF CONTEST - The second full weekend of July, beginning 1200 UTC Saturday and ending 1159 UTC Sunday (July 13-14, 2019).



 

 
 
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