The K7RA Solar Update
Friday, May 7, 2021

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Our sun seems to have fallen back into a very quiet phase, far different from the way it looked in November 2020. That was 6 months ago, and we assumed that since we were emerging from a solar minimum, by now we would be seeing much more solar activity. It hasn’t... .. read more..

DX: One group's post-pandemic travel plan: Get as far away as possible
Friday, May 7, 2021

Die-hard ham-radio operators brave storms, sharks, brutal temperatures to set up temporary transmitting stations in the most remote spots around the world .. read more..

China's new space station is visible from Earth
Friday, May 7, 2021

Sky watchers are reporting two new objects in the night sky: China's new space station and an out-of-control booster rocket that helped launch it .. read more..

Sky is NOT the limit: Radio club partners with Grovetown students for weather balloon launch
Friday, May 7, 2021

Augusta Chronicle reports: Tons of kids let go of balloons just to watch them float through the air, but those at Savannah River Academy did it Wednesday for science .. read more..

AO#EU: Europe Day 'on the air' 2021
Friday, May 7, 2021

This year, 9 May is on Sunday, but we will be active from Friday 7 until Sunday 9, the whole weekend, with the special callsigns: AO1EU, AO2EU, AO3EU, AO4EU, AO5EU, AO6EU, AO7EU, AO8EU and AO9EU, to commemorate the creation of the EU in 1950 .. read more..

The Wight stuff: Marconi and the island, when working remotely on wireless comms meant something very diffe...
Friday, May 7, 2021

Planning a post-lockdown trip to the isle off England's south coast? Don't miss the interesting bits .. read more..

Bletchley Park: WW2 secret agent's messages remembered
Friday, May 7, 2021

The BBC reports the first message sent back to Britain by a 'trailblazing' special agent in World War Two has been commemorated, 80 years on, by radio amateurs using GB1SOE .. read more..

Ofcom fines Abu Dhabi Channel for breaking fairness and privacy rules
Friday, May 7, 2021

Ofcom has today fined Abu Dhabi Media Company PJSC (ADMC), a total of £250,000 for serious breaches of our fairness and privacy rules on its Abu Dhabi Channel service .. read more..

DX News from the ARRL
Friday, May 7, 2021

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

Brazil's radio hams campaign for tax exemption
Friday, May 7, 2021

Brazil's national amateur radio society LABRE is campaigning for the abolition of taxes on amateur radio equipment .. read more..

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