Amateur Radio News

AMSAT-NA - Jul 10, 2020
Dear AMSAT Member: After fifty years of AMSAT providing amateur radio with a presence in space, the organization has recently become under attack by two of its own Directors. These two Directors, Thompson and Stoddard, began their attack on the o...
RSGB - Jul 10, 2020
Ofcom have advised the RSGB that their online licensing portal will be down between 4.30am and 11.30am on Saturday, 11 July 2020....
RSGB - Jul 10, 2020
Following the success of remote invigilation Foundation exams, the RSGB is pleased to expand that to include Intermediate level exams. From Monday 13 July the automated exam booking system will accept bookings for both Foundation and Intermediate lev...
RSGB - Jul 10, 2020
The RSGB and NHS Get on the air to care campaign continues to gain coverage in the national and amateur radio media as well as being supported by clubs and radio amateurs. There are some great stories to read on the Society’s website that feature c...
RSGB - Jul 10, 2020
The RSGB online Convention will consist of two streams. The first is called An introduction to… and will include a wide range of topics to support new and returning radio amateurs as well as existing amateurs who’d like to try something new. The ...
ARRL - Jul 10, 2020
The June newsletter of the International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that what’s being called “the Russian-Ukrainian radio war” continues apace.“The Russian-Ukrainian radio war remained on a high escalation...
ARRL - Jul 10, 2020
Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list. ...
Southgate ARC - Jul 10, 2020
The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands...
Southgate ARC - Jul 10, 2020
Ofcom has today published its fourth annual report to the European Commission on monitoring open internet access, also known as ‘net neutrality ...
Southgate ARC - Jul 10, 2020
We are reaching out to let you know that despite the closure of all ham radio events, there is a great opportunity to join your fellow hams and us at the first ever QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo on Saturday and Sunday, August 8 - 9, 2020...
Southgate ARC - Jul 10, 2020
Nature carries an article about the spacecraft Longjiang-2/Lunar-OSCAR 94 (LO-94) which carried the first Amateur Radio communication system to operate in lunar orbit...
Southgate ARC - Jul 10, 2020
Jean Michel, F6AJA, wants to remind everyone to visit the Les Nouvelles DX (LNDX) Web page to see more than 18,000 old QSL cards in several different albums/galleries...
Southgate ARC - Jul 10, 2020
Belgium's communications regulator the BIPT has published two consultations relating to radio amateurs...
Southgate ARC - Jul 10, 2020
The amateur radio HF World Championship takes place this weekend July 11-12...
NZART - Jun 21, 2020
Infoline issue 413 is online now. You can subscribe to Infoline and get it directly in your inbox as well. ...

IC-7610 vs FTdx-101D Head to Head Review

Head to Heat comparison review - ICOM IC-7610 vs Yaesu FTdx-101D

Ham Radio Software

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

WSJT-X Drops Windows XP

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

New FT8 Frequencies with WSJ-X 2.2.0-Rc2

WSJT-X development team has added a second set of suggested dial frequencies for FT8 on three HF bands and also on 6 meters.

Stay Connected

19,817FansLike
14,502FollowersFollow
14,810FollowersFollow

Latest Links

Make it modern

Icom IC-705 Videos

ICOM IC-705 Recent Youtube videos

IARU HF Championship 2020

IARU HF CONTEST - The second full weekend of July, beginning 1200 UTC Saturday and ending 1159 UTC Sunday

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

Top Amateur Radio Websites – Issue 2012

BX-184 Voice Keyer, FT991 MARS Mod, Making a Quadri Filar Helix antenna, Ecoflex-15 Degradation, Gigatronix Coax Cables, SIVA Coax Cables, WoSARS Glasgow

Latest Reviews

MFJ-434B DELUXE VOICE KEYER

Let this microprocessor controlled MFJ Contest Voice KeyerTM call CQ, send your call and do contest exchanges for you in your own natural voice!

Yaesu FT-991 vs ICOM IC-7300 Videos

A selection of videos comparing the Yaesu FT-991 versus the Icom IC-7300

AnyTone AT-D878UV

Digital DMR Dual-band Handheld Commercial Radio with Roaming and GPS VHF/UHF Dual-band Digital/Analog

Learn more

How To Sync Your Computer Clock

How to accurately sync your PC clock using software programs that connect NTP servers or GPS system

New FT8 Frequencies with WSJ-X 2.2.0-Rc2

WSJT-X development team has added a second set of suggested dial frequencies for FT8 on three HF bands and also on 6 meters.

FT4 Frequencies

FT4 Frequencies for HF and VHF bands as listed on WSJT-X.

The Truth about the G5RV Antenna

The G5RV Antenna and two other improved alternatives to this basic design, the well known ZS6BKW antenna and the W0BTU variant

Grid Square Locator System

The Grid Square Locator, also known as the Maidenhead Locator System, is a geographical co-ordinate method based on a 6-digit code, widely used by amateur radio operators to determine a rough position on the Earth.

Best links of the week

Icom IC-705 Videos

ICOM IC-705 Recent Youtube videos

LATEST ARTICLES

Icom IC-705 Videos

ICOM IC-705 Recent Youtube videos

IARU HF Championship 2020

IARU HF CONTEST - The second full weekend of July, beginning 1200 UTC Saturday and ending 1159 UTC Sunday

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

Top Amateur Radio Websites – Issue 2012

BX-184 Voice Keyer, FT991 MARS Mod, Making a Quadri Filar Helix antenna, Ecoflex-15 Degradation, Gigatronix Coax Cables, SIVA Coax Cables, WoSARS Glasgow

MFJ-434B DELUXE VOICE KEYER

Let this microprocessor controlled MFJ Contest Voice KeyerTM call CQ, send your call and do contest exchanges for you in your own natural voice!

Top Amateur Radio Websites – Issue 2011

Getting Started with Satellite Communications, Multiband trap dipole , FT-857D Serial and Sound Card Interface, FSK vs AFSK, How To Build a Quadrifilar Helix Antenna for Weather Satellites, 160m Kite Vertical Antenna, TYT MD-380 Review by Miklor, TYT MD-380 firmware modification, Yaesu FT-991 Memory Manager, MD-380 Modifications

Top Amateur Radio Websites – Issue 2010

Online Morse Code Training, Taming the Quadrifilar Helical Antenna, 2E0RDJ - Amateur Radio & Weather Station, NOAA Satellite Reception with QFH Antenna, VHF Baluns: Fact and Fancy, 2.3GHz to 432MHz RX converter for FT-817, 100 Watt RF Power Amplifier for 2 GHz, Emergency Net Log, 137MHz Quadrifilar Antenna, Yaesu FT-857D Select Knob Wobbles - How to replace,

How To Sync Your Computer Clock

How to accurately sync your PC clock using software programs that connect NTP servers or GPS system

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

WSJT-X Drops Windows XP

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

Most Popular

IARU HF Championship 2020

IARU HF CONTEST - The second full weekend of July, beginning 1200 UTC Saturday and ending 1159 UTC Sunday

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

FT8 Frequencies

FT8 Frequencies for HF and VHF bands as listed on WSJT-X. Region 1 exceptions and JS8Call frequencies.

5 Free Amateur Radio Logbook Programs Worth a Try

A selection of five free ham radio logging programs, Logger 32, DXKeeper, Swisslog, Log4OM and BBLogger taken from the amateur radio logging software category.

5 Free Virtual Audio Cable Software

This virtual device drivers, will permit to record audio streams from your applications, and to pass audio to other programs. Interface multiple audio streams with vitual cables.

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

New FT8 Frequencies with WSJ-X 2.2.0-Rc2

WSJT-X development team has added a second set of suggested dial frequencies for FT8 on three HF bands and also on 6 meters.
X