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  • The K7RA Solar Update
    on February 23, 2018 at 12:11 pm

    Average daily sunspot number dropped from 24 during the previous seven days, to 5.6 in the current reporting week, February 15-21. That average is so low because no sunspots have been seen since February 17, and no new sunspot regions were observed since February 4. Average daily solar flux dropped to 70.1 in the current period from 77.4 in the previous week. Based on the latest 45-day predicti... […]

  • JOTA 2018 Patches to be Available this Summer
    on February 22, 2018 at 7:40 pm

    The patch design for the US Jamboree on the Air 2018 (JOTA) has been selected by the National Radio Scouting Committee. BSA Supply expects to have patches available this summer.National JOTA Coordinator Jim Wilson, K5ND, said it’s never too early to begin planning for JOTA, and quite a bit of information to help in planning is available, including JOTA Countdown, JOTA Station Planning, and JOTA... […]

  • Still Time to Sign Up for Dayton Contest University
    on February 22, 2018 at 7:12 pm

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  • IARU Region 3 Disaster Communications Committee Chair Jim Linton, VK3PC, SK
    on February 22, 2018 at 7:04 pm

    The chair of the International Amateur Radio Union Region 3 Disaster Communications Committee, Jim Linton, VK3PC, of Forest Hill, Victoria, Australia, died on February 22 of thyroid cancer.For many years, Linton was a consistent and reliable source of news and information regarding Amateur Radio disaster response activities in IARU Region 3 and was a regular contributor to Southgate Amateur Rad... […]

  • 2018 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure Heading for Curacao
    on February 22, 2018 at 2:53 pm

    The 2018 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure (YDXA) destination this summer will be the PJ2T contest station site in Curacao. During the week of July 19-24, three young radio amateurs between 12 and 17, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (no license required), will make the trip. All travelers must have a valid passport and reside in the US.“We are excited to announce that through th... […]

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  • Announcing the AMP-25 Series
    by qrznow on February 23, 2018 at 2:22 pm

      We are excited to introduce our brand-new AMP-25 amplifiers! The AMP-25 series do more than just amplify a signal, they also purify your signal as it passes through! We are also thrilled to present a whole new way to connect with amplifiers, allowing you to use a handheld mic and built-in speaker – just […]

  • JOTA 2018 Patches to be Available this Summer
    by qrznow on February 23, 2018 at 12:04 am

    The patch design for the US Jamboree on the Air 2018 (JOTA) has been selected by the National Radio Scouting Committee. BSA Supply expects to have patches available this summer. National JOTA Coordinator Jim Wilson, K5ND, said it’s never too early to begin planning for JOTA, and quite a bit of information to help in […]

  • Vacuum Tubes – “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen…and learn!
    by qrznow on February 22, 2018 at 5:41 pm

    “Vacuum Tubes” is the topic of the current (February 15) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen…and learn! More than a half-million downloads since its debut in April 2016 attest to the podcast’s popularity. […]

  • WinLink Radio Email with Yaesu FT-891
    by qrznow on February 22, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    “Hello operators A few operators have left comments with concerns about the reported USB clicking on the Yaesu ft-891. Apparently one or more operators has had issues with sounds interfering with RX, while the radio is connected to a computer using CAT control. To take the issue a step further, some operators have said digital […]

  • ICOM External speaker SP-41 for IC-7651 and IC-7300
    by qrznow on February 21, 2018 at 3:24 pm

    A high-quality external speaker that matches the IC-7610 best.  Dual watch ® is also comfortable with input switching . Dual watch can be done comfortably by two input terminals and input changeover switch. Not only IC-7610 owners, please consider other users who have other compatible models. Supported models: IC – 7300 / IC – 7410 / IC – 7600 / IC […]