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The K7RA Solar Update Spaceweather.com reports that Wednesday, December 11 was the 28th consecutive day with zero sunspots. To date in 2019, 77% of days had no sunspots. Compare this to the previous solar minimum, when 2008 had zero sunspots on 73% of days and 2009 the number
ARRL | Dec 13, 2019 2:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Antenna Calculation Software Software/Antenna analysisThe program consists of tabbed pages for various antenna and transmission line calculation. You can compute the values for an inverted L network that will allow you to match the 50 ohm output of the radio, or you can compute the n
The DXZone | Dec 13, 2019 07:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Year-Long German Special Event to Honor Beethoven German special event station DL250BTHVN will be active between December 16, 2019, and December 17, 2020, to honor the 250th anniversary of the birth of famed composer Ludwig van Beethoven. The Beethoven anniversary year will take place under the auspices
ARRL | Dec 12, 2019 7:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A5B A50BOC A50BPC Buthan 2019 DX Resources/DX Peditions/2019 DXpeditions11-20 December 2019 A5B HF Bands 160 - 6m CW SSB FT4 FT8
The DXZone | Dec 12, 2019 07:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
NOAA/NASA Panel Concurs that Solar Cycle 25 will Peak in July 2025 The NOAA/NASA-co-chaired international Solar Cycle Prediction Panel has released its latest forecast for to forecast Solar Cycle 25. The panels consensus calls for a peak in July 2025 (8 months), with a smoothed sunspot number of 115. The panel agreed tha
ARRL | Dec 11, 2019 5:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 1936 Linux and Amateur Radio - Presentation, Build A Single-Sideband Transceiver From Scratch, Hermes-Lite Low Cost HF SDR, PolEx Technologies, Using AM Broadcast Stations as 160m Beacons, Optimizing Ground Radials in End-Fed Antennas, Icom IC7300 Modification
The DXZone | Dec 11, 2019 07:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High Altitude Ballooning, From The Ground Up Operating Modes/Ham Radio BalloonsHigh Altitude Ballooning makes for a challenging project that sometimes turns into an engrossing hobby. Whilst it is not rocket science it does encompass a wide range of fields (sometimes literally) and there is a lot to
The DXZone | Dec 11, 2019 07:35 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Next Kids Day is Saturday, January 4 Read full story for latest details.
ARRL | Dec 10, 2019 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
RTTY Contesting Stalwart Ron Stailey, K5DJ, SK Read full story for latest details.
ARRL | Dec 10, 2019 6:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Amateur Radio News from Antarctica In Antarctica, Chris Cianflone, W2RTO, is on the air from KC4USV at McMurdo Station, mostly operating FT8 on 14.075 MHz. The station has a tribander for 20, 15, and 10 meters and a Kenwood TS-480 feeding a 500 W amplifier, which, he said sounds like its o
ARRL | Dec 10, 2019 6:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend