Tag: HamRadio

Juno Spacecraft Listens for a Greeting From Earth

As NASA’s Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft swung past Earth on Oct. 9, 2013, amateur radio operators around the world sent a Morse Code “HI” to the spacecraft. Would Juno hear their call? During its close flyby of Earth, NASA’s Jupiter-bound Juno spacecraft listened for a communication from amateur radio operators transmitting from locations around the world. […]

Invitation to YO DX HF Contest 2016

Status: Active Mode: CW, SSB Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, 10m Classes: Single Op All Band (CW/SSB/Mixed)(High/Low) Single Op Single Band Multi-Op Single Transmitter Youngster/Novice (<16y) Max power: High: >100W Low: 100W or less Exchange: YO: RS(T) + county non-YO: RS(T) + Serial No. Work stations: Once per band per mode QSO Points: 8 points […]

W5KUB live from Huntsville Hamfest

Live webcast of Huntsville Hamfest .  We go live for the 4 hour drive on Friday morning Aug 19th.  Watch us drive and chat with us.  Watch us set up at the Von Braun civic center Friday afternoon. Official hamfest is Sat and Sunday.  We have lots of prizes to give away to lucky viewers. Check […]

YOTA Camp 2016 video released

The Austrian National Society ÖVSV have released the Youngsters On The Air 2016 video in Wagrain Austria. Watch YOTA Camp 2016 for English subtitles click CC button! Youngsters On The Air http://www.ham-yota.com/news https://twitter.com/hamyota https://www.facebook.com/groups/youngstersontheair

DX News from the ARRL 12 August, 2016

This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. TANZANIA, 5H. Operators Alex, UX0LL and Alex, UT5UY will be QRV as 5H1ZZ from Zanzibar Island, IOTA […]

YX0V Aves Island NA-020

An unexpected invitation from the Venezuelan Navy gave rise to a DXpedition to Aves Island – Isla de Aves – (YV0), the current number 17 on the ClubLog DXCC Most Wanted List. While trying to organize its annual IOTA DXpedition to Los Monjes Island (SA-015), members of the Asociación de Radioaficionados de Venezuela (ARV) and […]

T31W – Kanton Island

The Perseverance DX Group (pdxg.net) is on schedule for next year’s DXpedition to Central Kiribati (Kanton Island). We are planning 15 days on the island during October 2017. Joining the team is Chris Tate, N6WM. Team members previously named are: Arnie N6HC, Kevin K6TD, Heye DJ9RR, Pista HA5AO, Laci HA0NAR, Gene K5GS, Les W2LK, Glenn […]

ISS SSTV on Baofeng handheld

The Chertsey Radio Club demonstrated that you can receive pictures from Space using just a Baofeng VHF handheld radio and a Lynx-7 Tablet. On Monday, August 15, 2016 radio amateurs from India to Brazil successfully copied Slow Scan Television images transmitted on 145.800 MHz FM from the Russian amateur radio station located in the ISS Service […]

CY9C St. Paul Island DXpedition

Randy, N0TG, reports on the upcoming CY9C operation for August 19-29th [edited]: The CY9C DXpedition team is very busy with last minute details and packing. All equipment will begin the journey to our take off point in Nova Scotia, August 13-14th. We plan to be partially on the air on 19th August and fully operational […]

Ham Radio Digital Voice plus Video on HF

FreeDV plus Video adds a new dimension, video conferencing to amateur radio operation on HF. Imagine a QSO where you’re able to listen to and see the other operator! Here’s a recording from the receiving station’s screen while receiving audio and video from amateur station WA6NUT. The recording shows the Video RX PC screen, with the […]