Author Archives: Ed Efchak

January 2018 Propagation Prediction

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Working AO-91

A new ham satellite is up and operating and perhaps you have the desire to work it or get started with satellites. Here are two quick videos to get you started courtesy of Southgate Amateur Radio… Getting Started With AO-91 … Continue reading

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Changes Coming to the Amateur Radio Emergency Service  

Courtesy of Gordon (W2TTT) The Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) has been the public service communications program of the ARRL since 1935. Over the program’s eight decades it has occasionally undergone updates to make sure it meets the needs of … Continue reading

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Famous contest station DL1A now QRT due to storm

Damage to DL1A Last week, a Winter storm affected much of Britain and central Europe. Top contester DL1A in Munich was hard hit. Here are some details thanks to Wayne (W3EA) of the Frankford Radio Club. The station was located … Continue reading

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What’s With The Solar Cycle?

Here is an interesting story about solar radiation and its impact during the sunspot cycle. On Sunpots  

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10 Watt Moonbounce….what?!!

An English club has successfully completed EME contacts using 10 watts. Here is the story: From The Earth To The Moon On 10 Watts  

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New Propagation Forecaster Website

The University of Alabama has recently released a propagation forecasting tool called DX Display.  Simple to use and a different approach…DX Display Website Have fun!!      

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