Ham Radio

JAXA to launch FM voice transponder satellite Diwata-2

Diwata-2 satellite<p>The Philippine <b>Diwata-2</b> satellite carrying an amateur radio FM transponder and APRS digipeater is expected to launch in …

Space Exploration

Baofeng UV-5R Radios Illegal? The Real Story – Ham Radio Q&A - Nerfd.net - RF News & Info

“The Baofeng UV-5R Radio, just about every ham active on VHF/UHF has one. With a purchase price of around $30, you get a lot for your money. But on …

Amateur Radio

Working QRP – LDG Z817 Tuner Review

A hands on look at the LDG Z817 Autotuner with a QRP contact at Foymount Ontario. The LDG Z-817 is an automatic tuner intended for use with the Yaesu …

Beverages

Baofeng UV-5R Radios Illegal? The Real Story – Ham Radio Q&A

“The Baofeng UV-5R Radio, just about every ham active on VHF/UHF has one. With a purchase price of around $30, you get a lot for your money. But on …

Amateur Radio

ANOHNI Remembers Collaborator and Muse Dr. Julia Yasuda, Dead at 75

<i>Dr. Julia Yasuda, ANOHNI’s longtime friend, collaborator, and muse, passed away last week at the age of 75. In a remembrance written for Pitchfork, Anohni recounts Julia’s remarkable life.</i><p><b>DR. JULIA YASUDA: “Our Dreams Are Yoar Dreams”</b><p>Dr. Julia Yasuda, one of the three original members of the '90s …

Music

R.I.P. Dr. Julia Yasuda, ANOHNI collaborator and intersex activist, has died

Dr. Julia Yasuda, an intersex activist, professor, and artist known for her work with pre-ANOHNI act Antony and the Johnsons, has passed away. She …

LGBTQI

Solar flares disrupted radio communications during September 2017 Atlantic hurricanes

WASHINGTON -- An unlucky coincidence of space and Earth weather in early September 2017 caused radio blackouts for hours during critical hurricane …

Solar Cycle

Amateur radio operators keep communication lines open during disaster

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) –These days, high tech communications device refers to the latest smart phone or tablets with its predecessors generally …

Amateur Radio

Beyond Hobby: How Amateur Operators Are Turning Ham Radio Socially Useful

His home-made radio suddenly started to crackle and Ambarish Nag Biswas could hear muffled voices on his transceiver. It was past midnight and …

West Bengal

Ham Radio Shack Tour – VA2PV 2018

“Already a rearrangement of the ham radio shack for 2018. Look at my new speakers, two Palstar SP30B which match perfectly my SunSDR MB1, plus you …

Android Phones

Radio ‘hams’: The legacy of Iraq’s amateur operators lives on

Ahmed Al Amshawi was just 17-years-old when he first discovered the underground world of ham radio in his native Baghdad in 1996. A brotherhood of …

Middle East

The K7RA Solar Update – 06/29/2018

Conditions were good for Field Day weekend, with no major geomagnetic disruptions, while solar flux and sunspot numbers were relatively high for this …

Portable

Ham radio operators power up for gathering

Doug Rice connects to satellites using an antenna he made from coat hangers, leftover screws, a furring strip and a camera tripod he found in the …

Business

San Antonio ham radio operators demonstrate value of old technology

Amateur radio enthusiasts make contact with people around the country during national field day.

San Antonio

Ham radio operators enjoy hobby in age of cell phones and internet

When Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico last September, its force knocked out power, toppled communication towers and left millions unable to …

Amateur Radio

Wayne Radio Amateur Emergency Team Drill and Field Day Activation

WAYNE RADIO AMATEUR EMERGENCY TEAM (WRAET)<p>EXERCISE AND OPERATION<p>WRAET RADIO FIELD DAY EXERCISE AND OPERATION ON GROUNDS OF ST. JOSEPH’S HOSPITAL …

New Jersey

goTenna Mesh is not a walkie-talkie... it's better. has so much more to offer

Whisky Kadman | diciembre 22, 2016<p>goTenna is not a walkie-talkie — it’s better.<p>goTenna Mesh has so much more to offer than a walkie-talkie.<p>Pair …

VERO China New Arrival: 40 Watts Dual Band Mobile Radio VR-6900 With Band Scope and APRS Display

Firmware upgrade remoteVR-6900 can update firmware remotely, fix some bugs when find it Optional APRSVR-6900 support the optional APRS and display …

Ham Radio

CQ WPX CW 2018 Contest

CQ WPX CW Contest May 26 - 27, 2018

Portable

DMR Hotspot

There is a lot of blogs, forums and place to get information about various aspects of our hobby. Ham Radio, as you all know, is a diverse hobby with …

Amateur Radio

Thousands of Amateur Radio Operators Measured the Solar Eclipse's Effects on the Atmosphere

Astronomers and space fans may have set up lawn chairs outside to watch the eclipse, but Nathaniel Frissell set up his ham radio. As the sky dimmed …

Astronomy

Kenwood TS-890S 100W HF/50MHz

<b>Kenwood TS-890S 100W HF/50MHz Transceiver</b> More specifications and info will be posted here as it becomes available!Full Down Conversion RX• H-mode …

Comparing the RFinder K1 and M1 Devices – Ham Radio 2.0: Episode 134

“This will be the 4th or 5th video I have done on or about an RFinder device. This Android DMR and phone device has been my daily carry for about …

Amateur Radio

Ham Radio Deluxe 6.4.0.805 Released

he second release of Ham Radio Deluxe for 2018 is now available for download. Please download it from the Download pages on our website …

Space Station

LoTW Support for CQ Worked All Zones (WAZ) Award Goes Live

ARRL and <i>CQ</i> magazine have announced the launch, effective immediately, of Logbook of The World (<b>LoTW</b>) support for <i>CQ</i>’s Worked All Zones (<b>WAZ</b>) Award …

iOS Apps

Review of RigExpert AA-55 ZOOM Antenna and Cable Analyzer

“This video is a comprehensive review of the functions and operation of the RigExpert AA-55 ZOOM Antenna and Cable analyzer. This lightweight …

Antenna

Review and Tutorial on Radioddity/Baofeng RD-5R DMR Dualbander

“Two Chinese companies, Radioddity and Baofeng, have teamed up to bring you the US$75 dual-band FM/DMR radio housed in the old UV-5R package. The …

Antenna

CQ WW WPX Contest 2018

2018 CQ World-Wide WPX Contest SSB: March 24-25, 2018 CW: May 26-27, 2018 Starts: 0000 UTC Saturday Ends: 2359 UTC Sunday

Portable

Candidate Release: WSJT-X Version 1.9.0-rc3

Release: WSJT-X Version 1.9.0-rc3 <br>March 18, 2018 <br>———————————Changes from WSJT-X Version 1.9.0-rc2 include the following:– Corrected a number of flaws …

Antenna

MA Blizzard Latest: Snow Totals, Crashes, School Closings

The storm dropped over a foot of snow in some parts of the state, and it's continuing to fall.<p>What has been ruled a blizzard in many parts of the …

Weather