A CME IS COMING: Huge sunspot AR2665 exploded on July 14th and hurled a bright coronal mass ejection (CME) into space. The expanding cloud will likely reach Earth on July 16th, sparking geomagnetic storms and high-latitude auroras. Stay tuned for improved predictions as NOAA analysts model the trajectory of the incoming CME.
SAQ, the call sign of the vintage Alexanderson alternator transmitter in Grimeton, Sweden, will conduct its annual Alexanderson Day transmission on Sunday, July 4. The CW transmission will be on 17.2 kHz, CW. The Alexanderson Grimeton Assoc... Read more
BTECH UV-5X3 An Affordable Tribander HT Available Today! BaoFeng Tech announced today the release of the BTECH UV-5X3 The UV-5X3 is more than just a “UV-5R with a third-band added”; the UV-5X3 is a full overhaul to the world... Read more
“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. Read more