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Solar storm could strike Earth this week: What you need to know

A solar storm — a disturbance in Earth’s magnetic field caused by changes in solar wind — is forecast to hit Earth this week, the Space Weather Prediction Center (SWPC) has warned.<p>The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) issued a G1 (minor) geomagnetic storm watch for Tuesday and …

Magnetism

Newly-discovered asteroid will give Earth a close shave today

When it comes to near-earth objects that might pose a threat, NASA is very much on top of things. That said, the sheer vastness of the sky means that …

Asteroids

Millennials are Reinventing Ham Radio

The latest blog post by Sterling Coffey (N0SSC), Millennials Are Killing Ham Radio, dives into a topic we’ve brought up continually here at …

Amateur Radio

Iceland to End Amateur/Ham Radio Callsign Discrimination

Iceland's Ministry of Transport and Local Government has published draft changes to the Radio Regulations for comment<p>The national society, Icelandic …

We Now Know What SOS Really Stands For

Nope, it's not "save our ship." Not even close.<p>“Save Our Ship!”<p>“Save Our Souls!”<p>“Save On Socks (at Sal’s Irregular Sock Emporium)!”<p>These are all …

German Politics

Raspberry Pi Learns Slow Morse Code

It wasn’t long ago that you needed to know Morse code to be a ham radio operator. That requirement has gone in most places, but code is still useful …

Raspberry Pi

Simple Morse Code Transceiver

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>LED (generic)<p>×<p>4<p>Arduino Nano R3<p>×<p>2<p>Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<p>SparkFun Transceiver Breakout - …

Google Play

SDRuno 1.21 Released

SDRuno release 1.21 has now been released. This release of SDRuno contains the following amendments and bug fixes:1. Restored VFO button for centring …

Framing

Raspberry Pi 3 projects for Ham Radio with 7 inches touchscreen

This is a Raspberry Pi 3 kit with a 7 inches touchscreen that I build in about 30 minutes Equipment DX-Patrol SDR ( Software Defined Radio ) Receiver …

Raspberry Pi

Millennials Are Killing Ham Radio

I just wanted to write this to start the conversation in order to disrupt amateur radio’s status quo, in response to K0NR’s blog, “<i>Is The Internet</i> …

My Father Chose Technology Over Me

He was obsessed with a HAM radio and spent his time talking to nameless others instead of me. I see him in so many of today's phone-addicted …

OJ0/OH2BR – Market Reef | DX-World

Jukka, OH2BR will be active as <b>OJ0/OH2BR</b> from Market Reef for one week starting September 2nd. During this activity, 60m is included. QSL via …

Inflatable Antenna Towers

<i>Emergency Agencies & Law Enforcement all over the US are using our Inflatable Towers for communications, lighting, & video. Now we are offering a</i> …

Amateur Radio

Ham radio tower frustrates Maple Ridge neighbours

Amateur Radio Coalition says there are no safety issues with radio towers<p>For 10 years, residents of a Maple Ridge neighbourhood have been fighting to …

Radio Theory Handbook Beginner to Advanced

Hi, this is <b>Ron VK2DQ</b>, manager of the<br>Radio & Electronics School.<p>We have produced a new handbook for amateur radio Beginner to Advanced that is not …

Origin of Wireless Security: the Marconi Radio Hack of 1903

The place is the historic lecture theater of the Royal Institution in London. The date is the 4th of June 1903, and the inventor, Guglielmo Marconi, …

Nobel Prize

Morse code enthusiast tries to keep language alive

<b>John Riddett</b> learned morse code in the 1950's at a training school run by the postmaster-general's department (PMG). He estimates he's one of only 20 …

#hamr #hamradio Just finished a new mount for my #MFJ 1979 telescoping vertical antenna https://t.co/s1IJdV6XRc

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ITF-2 CubeSat Set to Deploy from ISS

Toshihiro Kameda, JJ3GRX/W3GRX, of the University of Tsukuba’s “Yui” satellite project in Japan, reports that the ITF-2 (“imagine the future”) …

Ham Radio - What Is a Balun and How to Make One Cheaply

A Balun is a transformer which allows coaxial cable, which is an unbalanced lead to be connected to a balanced load, for example a resonant …

RUMlogNG version 3.1 is now available.

Post Views: 345<p>Tom Lindner (DL2RUM) has released v3.1 of <i>RUMlogNG</i> for direct download or via the App Store.<p>RUMlogNG is a HAM radio logging, QSL …

HDSDR VERSION 2.75 (STABLE) RELEASED

HDSDR is a freeware Software Defined Radio (SDR) program for Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10.<p>Typical applications are Radio listening, Ham …

Elecraft KX2 : Receive Tips and Tweaks

Tips and tweaks about how to improve your receive audio on the Elecraft KX2. These tips apply mostly to the noisy 40m band. When on 15m, or 20m, I …