We take the nation’s power grid for granted. But what would happen if the power went out all over the country, or all over the world? This scenario has resulted in the White House coming out with a contingency plan if a massive solar flare hits.
Most of us are familiar with the devastation caused by hurricanes, earthquakes, and even droughts. But there is one natural phenomenon that could devastate our technology-driven society, and that is space weather.
We hear and read about EMP’s, solar flares and coronal mass ejections. As a matter of fact, an intense solar flare disrupted low-frequency radio wave communications over South America and the Atlantic Ocean on September 28 this year.…Read more
The ARRL has asked the FCC to make clear that Amateur Radio licensees may modify non-amateur equipment for use on Amateur Radio frequencies. Some hams... Read more
All solar indices rose over the past week, and geomagnetic indicators were lower. Average daily solar flux rose from the previous seven days at 52.6 t... Read more
Tuesday 22 September 2015, SKA Organisation Headquarters, UK – The Chinese government has entered a new phase of involvement in the Square Kilometre A... Read more
China’s Harbin Institute of Technology is developing a pair of lunar-orbiting satellites — DSLWP-A1 and A2. According to Mingchuan Wei, BG2BHC, DSLWP... Read more
“A story in the Pacific Missourian about attempts to get a ham radio repeater installed in Pacific as part of the city’s emergency commun... Read more
The new version of the IARU Region 1 VHF Handbook 7.50 covering VHF, UHF and Microwaves is now available for download. The handbook has chapters on Ba... Read more
Located in the South China Sea just west of the Philippines, Scarborough Reef is without a doubt the rarest and most controversial entity on th... Read more
Every day is a good day to operate on CW, but set some time aside on New Year’s Eve and Day to enjoy Straight Key Night (SKN) or to do some CW on the... Read more
Brian Justin, WA1ZMS, will again put his 600 meter Experimental Station WG2XFQ on the air on for a Christmas Eve commemorative transmission. WG2XFQ wi... Read more
The PowerMaster II from the Labs of Array Solutions A Wattmeter that is Outstanding in Functionality with NIST Traceable Accuracy Some of the... Read more
Atilano PY5EG / PP5EG was crowned champion again CQ DX Marathon. With the result that in 2014 won four records in Marathon, 3 of which remain. 2011... Read more
Post your score during major contest Supported by: TR4W, Web-Post, N1MM, Win-Test, MixW, 5MContest, Referee, AATest, QARTest, WriteLog, UcxLog, Skooku... Read more
Today the CQ WW committee released the second draft : “We have received a lot of valuable feedback to the proposed rule changes that were posted... Read more