Category Archives: DX News

Why are the ham bands dead Thursday?

Solar Storm Brings Aurora Around the World: Solar Storm Forecast 08-04-2016 Published on Aug 4, 2016 A stealthy solar storm has hit Earth hard with an extra push from some fast solar wind. This is bringing aurora views all over … Continue reading

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Steppir Antenna in 80mph wind! (video)

Here is a Stepp-IR antenna in 80 mph wind gusts, real time … and here’s 90 mph … and this is reported to be 110 mph gusts …

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Record keeping for NPOTA QSOs

de W2JC — I have taken the National Parks Units list that is on the ARRL website and re-configured it for two purposes which others of you might find useful as well. A pdf file sorted by the ID number … Continue reading

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Upcoming DXpeditions

Here is a list of upcoming DXpeditions you can watch for …  thanks to Niko AA2NI via BARA for this nicely presented list — 160315_upcoming_DXpeditions_

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K1N Navassa Island comes to FLARC !

March 18th (Friday) at 19:00 at the FLARC Clubhouse … A leader of this famous DXpedition, John Covelli W2GD, will be our guest speaker at the first FLARC 60th Anniversary Speaker Program series. John will have lots of slides and … Continue reading

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VP8SGI QRT 2016 Feb 07 S. Georgia Island

They’re QRT. Nerts, I missed them… Van  W2DLT > From: Steve Sacco NN4X <nn4x@embarqmail.com> > Date: February 7, 2016 at 11:57:37 AM EST > To: Contest Group Reflector Florida <FCG@KKN.net> > Subject: [FCG] VP8SGI QRT > > VP8SGI South Georgia … Continue reading

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DXing — Info and Strategies for calling

Subject: DXing — Info and Strategies for calling From:     Bob Shohet, K2QM We have a lot of experienced and great ops in this club (FRC) but, listening to the pileups, I have the sense that a lot of energy … Continue reading

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