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  • The K7RA Solar Update
    on April 19, 2019 at 11:17 am

    New sunspot group 2739 appeared on April 17, and the daily sunspot number rose to 24. The new sunspot has a polarity indicating it is still part of old cycle 24, the current sunspot cycle. This reporting week (April 11-17) the average daily sunspot number rose from 6.9 to 14, while average daily solar flux increased from 75.4 to 76.4.Sunspots have been visible on every day since April 7, so as ... […]

  • Djibouti J20DX IOTA DXpedition Thwarted by Bureaucracy
    on April 18, 2019 at 8:00 pm

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  • Today is World Amateur Radio Day 2019!
    on April 18, 2019 at 12:50 pm

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  • So Now What?
    on April 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    “All About Safety” is the focus of the new (April 18) episode of the “So Now What?“ podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers. If you’re a newly licensed Amateur Radio operator, chances are you have lots of questions. This biweekly podcast has answers! “So Now What?” offers insights from those who’ve been just where you are now. New episodes will be posted every other Thursday, alternating new-episod... […]

  • ARRL “Radio Communications” Billboard Promotes Ham Radio on I-40
    on April 17, 2019 at 5:17 pm

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  • FTDX101 Series Catalog
    by qrznow on April 19, 2019 at 10:45 pm

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  • Fifine Condenser Microphone K669B Review/Test
    by qrznow on April 19, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    Plug and play USB recording microphone with 5.9-Foot USB Cable included for computer PC laptop that connects directly to USB port for record music,computer singing or podcast.Easy to use and install on Mac or PC.(◆◆Not compatible with Xbox and Phones◆◆)   Solid sturdy metal construction design computer microphone with stable tripod stand is convenient when […] The post Fifine Condenser Microphone K669B Review/Test appeared first on QRZ Now - Amateur Radio News. […]

  • Camouflaged Ham Radio Antenna
    by qrznow on April 19, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    Model Frequency (MHz) Gain (dBi) Length Feedline   VT-14 144-148 2.6 36 in. 3 ft. RG-58   VT-22 222-225 2.6 25 in. 3 ft. RG-58   VT-44 440-450 2.6 16 in. 3 ft. RG-58   VT-27 144-148 & 440-450 2.6 36 in. 3 ft. RG-58   VT-900 900-928 4.2 19 in. 3 ft. RG-58   […] The post Camouflaged Ham Radio Antenna appeared first on QRZ Now - Amateur Radio News. […]

  • Djibouti J20DX IOTA DXpedition Thwarted by Bureaucracy
    by qrznow on April 18, 2019 at 8:33 pm

    Djibouti J20DX IOTA DXpedition operators Col McGowan, MM0NDX; Jonathan Bowes, MM0OKG, and Christian Cabre, EA3NT, have thrown in the towel on their efforts to operate from two infrequently activated African islands — Moucha Island (AF-053) and the very rare Sept-Frères (AF-059). Their J20DX operation was set to run from April 16 – April 21, but […] The post Djibouti J20DX IOTA DXpedition Thwarted by Bureaucracy appeared first on QRZ Now - Amateur Radio News. […]

  • Lyrid Meteors Come, Bright Region Leaves 04.18.2019 -Space Weather News
    by qrznow on April 18, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    “Space Weather quiets down this week though we continue to get hit with sporadic pockets of fast solar wind. Activity could increase at high latitudes, with a brief chance for aurora, but expect only unsettled conditions to persist through the remainder of this week. Aurora photographers may have difficulty catching glimpses of the aurora, but […] The post Lyrid Meteors Come, Bright Region Leaves 04.18.2019 -Space Weather News appeared first on QRZ Now - Amateur Radio News. […]