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  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot activity has shown steady but modest increases over the past 3 weeks, with average daily sunspot weekly averages rising from 24.9 to 28 to 34.9. Oddly, average daily solar flux for the same 3 weeks was 77.8,…
    - 3 days ago 11 Jun 21, 2:36pm -
  • IARU Attends ITU Wireless Power Transmission Sessions
    The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) represented the Amateur Service at a recent International Telecommunication Union (ITU) recent virtual meeting on the topic of wireless power transmission (WPT), attended by some 350 delegates. ITU Working…
    - 4 days ago 10 Jun 21, 1:18pm -
  • Separate SATERN Nets Now Operational
    The Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN) launched a new SATERN International SSB Net on June 2 on 14.325 MHz. Net sessions will take place Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 11 AM Central Daylight Time, in cooperation with the Hurric…
    - 4 days ago 10 Jun 21, 1:13pm -
  • WSJT-X version 2.4.0 Now Generally Available, Version 2.5.0 on the Horizon
    WSJT-X version 2.4.0 now is available in general release. According to co-developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, WSJT-X version 2.4.0 includes a new digital mode, Q65. This protocol is designed for two-way contacts over especially difficult propagation paths, i…
    - 4 days ago 10 Jun 21, 12:42pm -
  • International Space Station to be in Cross-Band Repeater Mode for Field Day

    - 4 days ago 9 Jun 21, 6:34pm -
  • ARDC Grant Will Support HAMNET Expansion in Europe
    Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) has awarded a grant to support European expansion of HAMNET, a high-speed digital network that interconnects automated amateur radio stations using links in the 13-, 6-, and 3-centimeter bands, the Deutsche…
    - 5 days ago 8 Jun 21, 4:23pm -
  • RS0ISS Will Transmit Slow-Scan TV Images from the ISS on June 9 – 10

    - 5 days ago 8 Jun 21, 4:12pm -
  • Interactive LightCube Satellite Set to Launch in Late 2022
    NASA has selected LightCube along with 13 other small research satellites to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets launching between 2022 and 2025. The launch opportunity is provided through NASA’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI). Being designe…
    - 10 days ago 4 Jun 21, 10:33am -
  • The K7RA Solar Update
    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar Cycle 25 activity continues this week, with no spotless days since May 6. The average daily sunspot number rose modestly this week from 24.9 to 28 while the average daily solar flux held steady at 77.8.Predicte…
    - 10 days ago 4 Jun 21, 10:11am -
  • ARRL Executive Committee to Meet
    The ARRL Executive Committee will meet in virtual session (Zoom) on Tuesday, June 8, at 11:00 AM EDT (1500 UTC). The session will include updates from the CEO and the Secretary, the FCC Counsel’s update, and a discussion of FCC-related matters, inc…
    - 10 days ago 3 Jun 21, 7:49pm -


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