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CQ WW DX SSB Contest 2018

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
The CQ WW is the largest Amateur Radio competition in the world. Over 35,000 participants take to the airwaves on the last weekend of October (SSB) with the goal of making as many contacts with as many different DXCC entities and CQ Zones as possible.
Categories: Amateur Radio

INRAD W1 Headset

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
The INRAD W1 competition headset, a unique headset for DXing, contesting, or general use on the air.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 1810

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
Digital SWR Meter with Arduino, Duoband ultra portable yagi, Vertical Full Wavelength Loop, Ham Radio Beginner, 3B7A Saint Brandon DX Pedition, inRadio Centrum Radiokomunikacji, C96RRC Mozambique, VK5MAV/9 Cato Reef
Categories: Amateur Radio

61st Jamboree on the Air

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
Jamboree on the Air is a spectacular opportunity to introduce Scouts to amateur radio.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Palm Radio closes down

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
Palm Radio, manufacturer of amateur radio morse paddles, ceased production on 28 September 2018
Categories: Amateur Radio

ICOM IC-R20

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
IC-R20 by Icom. Wideband Receiver Professional radioreceiver, allow double receiver, from HF to Microwave, digital recorde, DTCS, Memories and 11 hours countinuous reception.
Categories: Amateur Radio

DX-ers guide to instantaneous fame

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
Operating Aids/Beginner's Guides
This web page is part of a self-help program for licensed amateur radio operators and radio pirates.
Categories: Amateur Radio

K6VVA IOTA - HRAL ATNi KN explained

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
DX Resources/IOTA
HRAL ATNi KN Explained in 7 Languages, PDF files of the operating protocol for IOTA activations.
Categories: Amateur Radio

Measure a Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR) to Quantify Transmission Line Imperfections

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
Technical Reference/Standing Wave Ratio
SWR is the ratio between transmitted and reflected waves. A high SWR indicates poor transmission-line efficiency and reflected energy. Since SWR commonly refers to the voltage ratio, it is usually known as voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR).
Categories: Amateur Radio

VP6D Logsearch and OQRS

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
DX Resources/Logs
Search log and Qsos on the OQRS for VP6D DX Pedition 2018
Categories: Amateur Radio

Lakeway Amateur Radio Club W2IQ

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
Ham Radio/Clubs/North America/USA/Tennessee
Lakeway Amateur Radio Club VE Testing @ monthly meetings
Categories: Amateur Radio

VP6D Log Online

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
DX Resources/Logs
Search the VP6D on-line log dxpedition to Ducie Island with DXA real time QSO dashboard.
Categories: Amateur Radio

VP6D Ducie Island 2018 DX Pedition

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
DX Resources/DX Peditions/2018 DXpeditions
Official web site of the VP6D DXPedition to Ducie Island 20th October - 3rd November 2018 IOTA OC-182
Categories: Amateur Radio

MTS Ham Radio Repair

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
Shopping and Services/Radio Equipment Repair
Malcom Technical Support Radio Electronics Repair, ICOM Authorized Service Center, also service 1988 and newer Kenwood HF/VHF/UHF transceivers based in Toledo, WA USA
Categories: Amateur Radio

Portable Rotation

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
Manufacturers/Antenna Rotators
Portable Rotation manufacturer of portable antenna rotor and support systems including AZ/EL portatble rotor system, AZ/EL antenna position sensors, mounting kits for arrow antennas
Categories: Amateur Radio

Drake Radio Repairing Service - WB4HFN

The DX Zone - Sun, 10/28/2018 - 00:36
Shopping and Services/Radio Equipment Repair
Drake Radio Service & Repair, Refurbishing Services
Categories: Amateur Radio

The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available!

ARRL News - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 09:09

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

Categories: Amateur Radio

N1DG Wins the October QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL News - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 08:54

The winning article for the October 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Who Pays for that New One?” by Don Greenbaum, N1DG. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the November issue today.

 

Categories: Amateur Radio

The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 08:50

We saw no sunspots during the reporting week, October 18-24, so average daily sunspot number dropped from 12.6 to zero. The dearth of sunspots continued Thursday, October 25.

Average daily solar flux declined from 71 to 70.4. Geomagnetic indicators were quieter, with average daily planetary A index declining from 7.4 to 3.3, and average daily middle latitude A index dropping from 7.3 to 2.1. 

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Categories: Amateur Radio

VP6D Ducie Island Operators Seeing Too Many Dupes

ARRL News - Fri, 10/26/2018 - 06:27

Operators at the VP6D Ducie Island DXpedition report the rain has stopped and tents and clothes are drying off, but say they’re seeing “far too many dupes” as they work their way through the pileups.

“People are working us, and a few minutes later working us again,” an update said. “The ops are getting a bit frustrated.” 

The advice from the DXpedition is to check the VP6D log before duping VP6D ...

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