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Dutch call for greater visibility for ham radio

One of the Netherland’s national amateur radio societies VERON has called on radio amateurs to come out of the shack and show people the radio hobby VERON cites a number of instances where radio amateurs have got publicity for the hobby in the media, see their post in Google English …

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MacLoggerDX Version 6.26 released

Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 6.26 of MacLoggerDX has been released. What’s New in this version:* Requires OS X 10.9+.* macOS 10.15 (Catalina) compatible.* Update 2D & 3D Grey Line when spots are quiet.* Added JS8Call logging.* Added Distance to Log.* Driver Hz limit increased to …

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A21EME Moonbounce video

Chris PA2CHR has released a video of the A21EME eight band Moonbounce and QO-100 satellite DXpedition to Botswana in October 2019 Watch A21EME EME DXpedition to Botswana, October 2019 [embedded content] The A21EME Storyhttps://hb9q.ch/2018/?page_id=1659 QO-100 informationhttps://amsat-uk.org/satellites/geo/eshail-2/

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Foundations of Amateur Radio

What does Amateur Radio mean to you? Over the years I’ve been asked what the hobby of amateur radio is all about. My response has evolved over time, but it started with the lure of simple point-to-point communications. The antidote against such an example is that a mobile phone does …

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[UPDATE] W8S – Swains Island

Update 27th of December 2019 Everything is on schedule for our Swains DXpedition. Last month Martin PA4WM en Gerben PG5M have been working on the antennas for Swains. After some small design changes, the antennas are ready now (thanks to Dado E74AW for helping with the 160m antenna). We also …

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AMSAT CW Day is January 1

12/27/2019 AMSAT CW Activity Day 2020 will take place on January 1, 2020 (UTC), sponsored by AMSAT. All radio amateurs are invited to participate in the annual event — in 2020 being held in memory of Larry Brown, W7LB, and Keith Pugh, W5IU. Participation is easy: Operate on CW through …

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VP8HAL – Halley VI Base, Antarctica

NEWS UPDATE – Many thanks to QSL manager EB7DX for QSL preview of VP8HAL operated by Seba, SQ1SGB. (info below) OCTOBER 24, 2019 — Instead of using CE9/SQ1SGB, Seba will use VP8HAL from Halley VI Base. QSL via EB7DX. OCTOBER 13, 2019 – From mid-December 2019 to early-February 2020, look …

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[CYCLONE SARAI] 3D2AG/P – Rotuma

UPDATE from Rotuma Island by Antoine 3D2AG for DX-World readers @ 05:00Z, December 26th.  Greetings from Rotuma Island. The linear is behaving, and generator power available when not heavy rain, otherwise running FT8 on solar power. The 160m antenna is still not up due to king tides and impossibility to …

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[UPCOMING] CE0Y/UR5BCP – Easter Island

NEWS UPDATE – Oleh, UR5BCP informs there’s unexpected problems with LATAM airline company. He arrived Santiago de Chile today and found that there are no tickets for his reservation to Easter Island and back. He mentions expensive tickets were booked, and now he will arrive on Easter Island on December …

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