Participation in ARRL Centennial On-the-Air Events Exceeds All Expectations

Attendance at the ARRL’s on-the-air Centennial celebration in 2014 was through the roof! Approximately 3.5 million contacts were recorded for W1AW portable operations and the Centennial Points Challenge during the Centennial QSO Party last year.

“The Centennial QSO Party was a huge success, and participation was way greater than anyone anticipated it would be when we were in the planning stages,...

31-Jan-2015, 01:10:00 (

The K7RA Solar Update

Average daily sunspot numbers for the January 22-28 period rose from 61.9 on the previous seven days to 89.1. Average daily solar flux rose from 126.2 to 136.8 over the same period.

There were two new sunspot regions on January 22, another one on January 23 and again on January 25, four more on January 26, another two on January 28 and one more on January 29.

The average daily solar flux for the ...

30-Jan-2015, 18:12:00 (

Navassa Flash Updates

Team members have been based at Ian Fleming Aerodrome, Jamaica. Jamaican officials clear equipment for flying to Navassa. Team also cleared to depart. Helicopter back and forward to Navassa with DXpedition materials. Setting up on Navassa begins. DX-WORLD.NET – BREAKING DX NEWS
30-Jan-2015, 16:52:33 (

[UPDATE] K1N – Navassa Island DXpediton

“Electra” had to run for cover.  The remnants of the huge storm hitting the NE US are now sweeping across the Caribbean.  Yesterday “Electra” diverted to Port Antonio on the NE Jamaica coast to escape 20 foot seas.  Everyone is fine.  And the team from “Electra” joined us at the Ian Fleming International Airport. The […]
30-Jan-2015, 16:00:11 (

SSTV transmissions from ISS

The Russian ARISS team plan to activate SSTV from the (more…)
30-Jan-2015, 15:18:39 (

Rare Navassa DXpedition imminent

Coming up in the next few weeks will be a (more…)
30-Jan-2015, 15:15:13 (

New propagation film for clubs

Steve Nichols, G0KYA, chairman of the RSGB’s Propagation Studies (more…)
30-Jan-2015, 15:08:10 (

Machine generated mode rule change

The RSGB Contest Committee has issued a rule change concerning (more…)
30-Jan-2015, 15:04:37 (

New repeater for East Yorkshire group

On 27 January, the East Yorkshire Repeater Group took delivery (more…)
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