Radio Amateurs Report Hearing 4M Moon Orbiter JT65B Signal

A Chinese Long March 3C/G2 rocket carried the Manfred Memorial Moon Mission (4M) lunar flyby experiment into space at 1759 UTC on October 23, on its way to a lunar transfer orbit and a return to Earth in about 9 days. Radio amateurs in Oceania and Europe have reported hearing the JT65B from the onboard Amateur Radio payload. Lunar flyby is to occur, nominally, on October 28, and the Amateur Rad...

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The K7RA Solar Update

Solar activity is making a healthy comeback, just in time for the SSB weekend of the CQ World Wide DX Contest. The contest begins tonight at 0000 UTC and ends Sunday October 26 at 23:59:59 UTC. See for rules. The contest is always held on the last full weekend of October, while the CW contest is the last full weekend in November.

A series of large solar flares erupt...

24-Oct-2014, 18:20:00 (

The flag keeps flying!

During the last two weeks, DX-World flags and banners have been flying around the world.   We look forward to VK9DLX and FT4TA similarly flying the flag!
24-Oct-2014, 16:26:12 (

Last GB2RS for propagation stalwart

This week, the RSGB says thank you and farewell to (more…)
24-Oct-2014, 14:47:34 (

Ofcom amateur licence review closes

Ofcom’s consultation on proposed changes to the amateur radio licence (more…)
24-Oct-2014, 14:41:40 (

Falkland Islands WWI commemoration

The RAF Amateur Radio Society, G8FC, is sending (more…)
24-Oct-2014, 14:36:30 (

GB1SS for UK astronauts

Ofcom has confirmed that the callsign GB1SS will be made (more…)
24-Oct-2014, 14:32:35 (

Manfred Memorial Moon Mission

The Manfred Memorial Moon Mission was launched into space on (more…)
24-Oct-2014, 14:32:28 (

3W3O – Vietnam

Tony, KM0O will be active from Danang, Vietnam as 3W3O between November 25 to December 24, 2014. Activity planned during CQ WW CW contest. QSL via H/c. LoTW uploads as soon as possible. FIRST FOR DX NEWS – DX-WORLD.NET
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VK9DLX & VK9LM – Lord Howe Island DXpedition

UPDATE - This is to inform the contest community that there will be a Multi-Multi operation from Lord Howe Island in the CQWW SSB 2014. Our callsign will be VK9LM. We will operate all six contest bands from 160m to 10m and man the stations when there is propagation from Lord Howe Island to anywhere in […]
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