ETH085 – JT Modes with Ria Jairam, N2RJ

ETH085 - JT Modes

In this episode, I have the privilege of talking with Rai Jariam, N2RJ, for a third time. This time we are talking about the JT Modes, JT65, JT9 and the newest addition FT8. Here is a typical conversation over JT65: “CQ K5CLM EM12” CQ call from K5CLM with his locator “K5CLM N2RJ FN21” N2RJ replies to K5CLM with her locator “N2RJ K5CLM -12” K5CLM sends his signal report “K5CLM N2RJ R-08” N2RJ replies with her signal report “N2RJ K5CLM RRR” K5CLM says Reception Report Received (all OK) “K5CLM N2RJ 73”…

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ETH062 – Northern California DX Foundation with Kevin Rowett, K6TD

ETH Podcast Logo - DX

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about DX Beacon Network, we talk about some upcoming events/contests and hamfests over the next two weeks and wrap it up with some news from around the hobby! Facebook Question of the Week: What time and Frequencies are some good HF nets on?   Tech Corner – Northern California DX Foundation with Kevin Rowett, K6TD Board Member kevin@rowett.org or k6td@arrl.net Website Clublog.org What is the Northern California DX Foundation? How did…

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ETH060 – QRP Operations

Hello everybody and welcome back to the Everything Ham Radio Podcast! In this episode we are going to talk about Operating QRP, we talk about some upcoming events/contests and hamfests over the next two weeks and wrap it up with some news from around the hobby! Facebook Question of the Week: What is your favorite mode to operate?   Fan Letter This week I received a letter in my mailbox that was addressed to me and my podcast. It doesn’t happen very often, at least an actual letter. The return…

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Propagation de K7RA

From Tad Cook, K7RA Seattle, WA November 18, 2016 To all radio amateurs  Solar flux and sunspot numbers moved in opposite directions over the past week, and differences were more extreme than usual. Normally we expect daily sunspot numbers and solar flux to track together, and geomagnetic indices to track with each other as well, at least approximately. Average daily sunspot numbers over the past reporting week (November 10-16) rose 10 points from 18.7 to 28.7, while average daily solar flux dropped from 76.9 to 45.8. These comparisons express differences…

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Solar Update de K7RA

Source: ARRL News 04/01/2016   Again this week solar indices crept lower. Average daily sunspot numbers declined 8 points to 20.4, and average daily solar flux went down 2.4 points to 86.4. Geomagnetic indices softened, with planetary A index down 3 points to 8.9, and mid-latitude A index down 1.2 points to 7.4. Just one new sunspot appeared since March 17, and that was one week later on March 24. Predicted solar flux values from USAF and NOAA saw a major downward shift on March 28. Overnight, the predicted average…

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DX News – March 18, 2016

SB DX @ ARL $ARLD010 ARLD010 DX news ZCZC AE10 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 10  ARLD010 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT  March 10, 2016 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD010 ARLD010 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by F6BCG, QRZ DX, OPDX, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all. EQUATORIAL GUINEA, 3C.  Kenneth, LA7GIA is QRV as 3C7GIA from Malabo on Bioko Island, IOTA AF-010, until March 21.  Activity is on 80…

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DX News – February 4, 2016

  ZCZC AE05 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 5  ARLD005 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT  February 4, 2016 To all radio amateurs   This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by QRZ DX, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites.  Thanks to all. MAURITIUS, 3B8.  Eric, OE4AAC will be QRV as 3B8HD from February 11 to March 1.  Activity will be holiday style on the HF bands using QSL to home call. SRI LANKA, 4S.  Peter, DC0KK is QRV as 4S7KKG from…

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DX News – December 31, 2015

ZCZC AE52 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 52 ARLD052 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT December 31, 2015 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD052 ARLD052 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by W3UR, QRZ DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. SRI LANKA, 4S. Nuria, EA3WL and Josep, EA3BT will be QRV as 4S7NTG and 4S7JTG, respectively, from Beruwala Island, IOTA AS-003, from January 3 to 8. Activity will be on 40 to 10 meters using mostly SSB,…

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DX News – December 10, 2015

ZCZC AE49 QST de W1AW DX Bulletin 49 ARLD049 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT December 10, 2015 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD049 ARLD049 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by CO8TW, CT3HF, N2GG, OH9MM, W3IZ, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. BARBADOS, 8P. Ernest, J69AZ will be QRV as 8P9JB from December 15 to January 5, 2016. Activity will be on the HF…

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ARRL DX News #43 – 10/29/2015

from W1AW Bulletin via the ARRL on October 29, 2015 – http://www.arrl.org   SB DX @ ARL $ARLD043 ARLD043 DX news   ZCZC AE43 ST de W1AW DX Bulletin 43  ARLD043 From ARRL Headquarters Newington CT  October 29, 2015 To all radio amateurs SB DX ARL ARLD043 ARLD043 DX news This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and A7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. AGALEGA AND ST. BRANDON…

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