Southgate Amateur Radio News

Photo tour of the 2019 Charlotte Hamfest

Last weekend, we attended the 2019 Charlotte (North Carolina) Hamfest. This regional hamfest was well-attended and flea market vendors had a wide variety of radio items for sale

FCC moves to open 95 GHz to 3 THz

The FCC is creating a new category of experimental licenses for use of frequencies between 95 GHz and 3 THz

VK6WIA NewsWest

NewsWest for 17th March 2019, New Hams edition NewsWest is the news programme by, for and about Radio Amateurs

Commenting electronically on FCC proceedings

Those interested in posting brief comments on Petitions for Rulemaking (PRMs) to the FCC, such as the ARRL Technician Enhancement proposal (RM-11828) using the Electronic Comment Filing System (ECFS) should access FCC Electronic Comment Filing System Express

Propagation de K7RA

Sunspots reemerged for 8 days on March 5-12. Average daily sunspot numbers rose from 4.4 in last week's bulletin to 9.9 this week (March 7-13). Average daily solar flux barely changed, from 70.6 to 70.9. Average planetary A index declined from 12.6 to 5.1, and average middle latitude A index from 9.7 to 3.9

Foundations of Amateur Radio #197

On Thursday the 3rd of July 2008 at 6 minutes to 7 at night a developer called Dan KK7DS started to scratch an itch and published the results. The next morning before breakfast Dan added more. Since then about a hundred people from around the globe have contributed to that project

DX News from the ARRL

The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands

Tony's 10m Band Report

HD8M (Galapagos Is) was of course popular with quite a lot of activity from LU, PY and EA8/9