Propagation Forecast Belletin 12 – March 23, 2018

SB PROP @ ARL $ARLP012 ARLP012 Propagation de K7RA ZCZC AP12 QST de W1AW Propagation Forecast Bulletin 12 ARLP012 From Tad Cook, K7RA Seattle, WA March 23, 2018 To all radio amateurs SB PROP ARL ARLP012 ARLP012 Propagation de K7RA At 2332 UTC on March 22 the Australian Space Forecast Centre issued a geomagnetic disturbance warning for this weekend, March 24 and 25. “Expect the geomagnetic activity to increase to mostly Active levels with isolated periods of Minor to Major Storm levels due to a high speed solar wind stream…

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DX Nulletin 13 – March 22, 2018

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD013 ARLD013 DX news ZCZC AE13 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 13 ARLD013 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT March 22, 2018 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD013 ARLD013 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by WB0TEV, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. MAURITIUS, 3B8. Mart, DL6UAA will be QRV as 3B8MM from March 27 to April 11. Activity will…

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Propagation Forecast Bulletin – March 16, 2018

SB PROP @ ARL $ARLP011 ARLP011 Propagation de K7RA ZCZC AP11 QST de W1AW Propagation Forecast Bulletin 11 ARLP011 From Tad Cook, K7RA Seattle, WA March 16, 2018 To all radio amateurs SB PROP ARL ARLP011 ARLP011 Propagation de K7RA No sunspots were observed between March 2 and March 15. One sunspotmade a brief appearance on March 2, after a blank sun on March 1. Average daily sunspot number dropped from 1.6 to zero this week, and average daily solar flux rose fractionally from 67.6 to 67.7. We’ll be watching…

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DX News – March 15, 2018

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD012 ARLD012 DX news ZCZC AE12 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 12 ARLD012 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT March 15, 2018 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD012 ARLD012 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by KK9A, ON4EI, W2TT, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, 9Y. Rich, KE1B and Anna, W6NN will be QRV as 9Y4/home calls…

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Past Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, SK

SB SPCL @ ARL $ARLX005 ARLX005 Past Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, SK ZCZC AX05 QST de W1AW Special Bulletin 5 ARLX005 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT March 15, 2018 To all radio amateurs SB SPCL ARL ARLX005 ARLX005 Past Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, SK Past ARRL Louisiana Section Manager Jim Molan, KD5IGG, of Bunkie, Louisiana, died on March 8 after suffering a severe head injury in a fall. He was 84. Molan had served as Louisiana SM from 2014 until 2016 and was a Louisiana Section…

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South Texas SM Stepping Aside; New South Texas SM Appointed

SB QST @ ARL $ARLB009 ARLB009 South Texas SM Stepping Aside; New South Texas SM Appointed ZCZC AG09 QST de W1AW ARRL Bulletin 9 ARLB009 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT March 12, 2018 To all radio amateurs SB QST ARL ARLB009 ARLB009 South Texas SM Stepping Aside; New South Texas SM Appointed ARRL South Texas Section Manager Lee Cooper, W5LHC, has announced that he’ll step down at the end of March due to time constraints and the workload associated with his consulting business. “This was not an easy decision to…

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W1AW 2018 Spring/Summer Operating Schedule

SB QST @ ARL $ARLB008 ARLB008 W1AW 2018 Spring/Summer Operating Schedule ZCZC AG08 QST de W1AW ARRL Bulletin 8 ARLB008 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT March 12, 2018 To all radio amateurs SB QST ARL ARLB008 ARLB008 W1AW 2018 Spring/Summer Operating Schedule Morning Schedule: Time Mode Days 1300 UTC (9 AM ET) CWs Wed, Fri 1300 UTC (9 AM ET) CWf Tue, Thu Daily Visitor Operating Hours: 1400 UTC to 1600 UTC – (10 AM to 12 PM ET) 1700 UTC to 1945 UTC – (1 PM to 3:45 PM…

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DX News – March 9, 2018

ZCZC AP10 QST de W1AW Propagation Forecast Bulletin 10 ARLP010 From Tad Cook, K7RA Seattle, WA March 9, 2018 To all radio amateurs SB PROP ARL ARLP010 ARLP010 Propagation de K7RA Only one day (March 2) showed any sunspot activity over the past reporting week, with a daily sunspot number of 11 so average daily sunspot activity declined from 6 to 1.6. Average daily solar flux went from 68.3 to 67.6. No sunspots have been seen since March 2. Geomagnetic indicators were quiet, with average planetary A index dropping from…

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DX Bulletin 10 – March 1, 2018

QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 10  ARLD010 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT  March 1, 2018 To all radio amateurs operators, This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by W3UR, The Daily DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. SPRATLY ISLANDS.  A large group of operators will be QRV as 9M0W from Layang Layang Island, IOTA AS-051, from March 6 to 13. Activity will be on 160 to 6 meters using CW,…

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ARLP009 Propagation de K7RA – March 2, 2018

QST de W1AW Propagation Forecast Bulletin 9  ARLP009 From Tad Cook, K7RA Seattle, WA  March 2, 2018 To all radio amateurs We’ve seen many days with no sunspots over the past year, especially in more recent times. Periods with more than three days of blank Sun include January 4-11, 2017, March 6-20, 2017, May 9-15, 2017, June 9-12, July 18-24, October 8-14, October 16-20, November 1-13, November 19-24, December 1-5, December 13-19, December 28, 2017 through January 3, 2018, January 20-29, 2018, and February 18-25. Sunspots have been visible every…

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