Amateur Radio Daily Archive

This is a list of every post published on Amateur Radio Daily, all on one page.

ISS SSTV Event December 7-8

Russian cosmonauts will transmit SSTV on 145.800 MHz FM.

December 04, 2023

ARISS 40th Anniversary Conference named ARRL Specialty Conference

Celebration at Kennedy Space Center gets additional publicity.

December 03, 2023

AMSAT Canada Officially Incorporated

AMSAT CA will support amateur radio in space.

December 03, 2023

VP9 QSL Bureau Discontinued

Radio Society of Bermuda discontinues VP9 bureau service.

December 02, 2023

ITU-R Recommends 23cm Amateur Service Operations

ITU-R publishes guidelines for Ham Radio to work alongside RNSS operations.

December 01, 2023

NASA Highlights Ham Radio on International Space Station

NASA highlights ARISS and efforts to promote STEM.

November 30, 2023

Mini Digital Communications Conference December 9th

Online event will feature presentations and annual meeting.

November 29, 2023

Ham Radio WorkBenches On The Air Special Event

Special event hosted by Ham Radio Workbench podcast takes place this weekend.

November 28, 2023

My Radio My Life Documentary Screening in Washington DC

Hams receive free tickets by contacting Mahathi Devulapalli.

November 24, 2023

FOSDEM Seeks Amateur Radio Related Presentations

The Free and Open Source Developer’s Meeting will feature an SDR/Amateur Radio track.

November 24, 2023

3916 Santa Net Active Through Christmas Eve

Santa Net continues 16 years of tradition.

November 23, 2023

NASA Launches Spot the Station App

New NASA app notifies users when the International Space Station is passing overhead.

November 22, 2023

SKYWARN Recognition Day December 2

SKYWARN Recognition Day returns to honor amateur radio operators.

November 21, 2023

Disruption of SOTA Services Possible from Volcanic Eruption

SOTA Cluster and SMS services at risk of being affected.

November 14, 2023

FCC Adopts New Rules for Amateur Radio, Drops Symbol Rate for HF

FCC drops baud rate for HF, establishes 2.8 kHz bandwidth limit.

November 13, 2023

The Communicator November - December Issue Available

SARC publishes November - December issue of The Communicator.

November 12, 2023

New Satellite Distance Record set with SO-50

F4DXV and N1AIA set 5,645.3 km record.

November 11, 2023

Special Event Celebrates First Transatlantic Amateur Contact

HB8DELOY is on the air celebrating first contact between Connecticut and France.

November 10, 2023

Special Event Celebrates Father of Wireless Communication

AU2JCB will celebrate Jagadish Chandra Bose

November 06, 2023

Popular Satellite Image Decoder SatDump Gains Notable Updates

Image projection accuracy has been significantly improved.

November 05, 2023

New SMS Gateway Revives Text Messaging via APRS

New service fills gap left behind after SMSGTE stopped operations.

November 04, 2023

Bruce Kelley 1929 QSO Party

A focus on transmitters based on 1929 or earlier designs.

November 03, 2023

Hedy Lamarr Day 2023

Special event net takes place November 9.

November 02, 2023

Air Force MARS Special Event

Air Force MARS Special Event celebrates 75 years of operation

November 01, 2023

Special Event Station Celebrates European DX Foundation

Event takes place through November 30th.

October 27, 2023

ARISS to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Amateur Radio and Human Spaceflight

The anniversary conference will be held at the NASA Kennedy Space Center in February.

October 26, 2023

ISS SSTV Verification Test October 27 - November 1

SSTV tests will be performed from the International Space Station.

October 25, 2023

Tennessee Wildfires Disable Amateur Radio Repeaters

Lookout Mountain Amateur Radio Community repeaters are offline.

October 24, 2023

FCC Adds Amateur Radio to November Open Meeting Agenda

FCC to discuss removing outdated restrictions.

October 23, 2023

ARDC Recruiting for 2024 Committees

ARDC seeks committee volunteers for 2024.

October 21, 2023

Revision of the RST standard for signal reporting

The time has arrived to adopt a new signal reporting system.

October 19, 2023

GigaParts to expand Huntsville Store, Expand Product Lines

GigaParts will be one of the largest technology stores in the southeast US.

October 17, 2023

RaDAR Rally 2023 Accepting Registrations

Registration is open for RaDAR Rally on November 4th.

October 15, 2023

The Great ShakeOut Winlink Exercise

Hams can use Winlink to participate in the world's largest earthquake exercise.

October 15, 2023

Reminder of HamSCI Solar Eclipse QSO Party

HamSCI will organize multiple operating events around the October 2023 and April 2024 solar eclipse.

October 12, 2023

2023 Zombie Shuffle

CW QRP event is a casual, fun event for zombies.

October 07, 2023

Web based antenna designer and calculator

Web based modeling of simple wire antennas.

October 06, 2023

HEMA Award Scheme Updates

HEMA Summit award scheme is expanding.

October 02, 2023

ISS SSTV Event October 3-5

ISS SSTV event from the Russian module of ISS.

October 01, 2023

Hot Iron Newsletter for Amateur Radio Operators

The Hot Iron Newsletter is a highly technical repository for hams.

October 01, 2023

MMDVM-Based Projects to Merge Into One Open-Source Project

ARDC funds critical updates to MMDVM project.

September 28, 2023

International Enigma Reloaded Event

Enigma Reloaded event aims to promote history of World War II and cryptography.

September 25, 2023

Come and Get Wyoming Special Event

The special event runs from September 22 through October 2 2023.

September 21, 2023

The Online Radio Club MX0ONL

September 18, 2023

Ham Imports Radio Library

Ham Imports is a comprehensive database of Chinese radios.

September 16, 2023

Wisconsin POTA Campout October 13-15

This inaugural event is open to the greater POTA community.

September 15, 2023

OK2KKW The Czech VHF UHF Ham Radio Contest Club

A very active contest club with a record for winning.

September 15, 2023

HELLFEST Feld-Hell Contest Friday the 13th

HELLFEST contest takes place October 13th, 2023.

September 14, 2023

20 Meter Vertical Half-Wave Dipole with inverted-Vee Lower Element

A 20 meter dipole for outstanding DX performance.

September 13, 2023

Digital Library of Amateur Radio and Communications Reaches 90,000 Items

Archive contains free magazines, podcasts, newsletter, manuals, and more.

September 12, 2023

Route 66 Event Now on the Air

Route 66 Special Event is on the air until September 23rd.

September 09, 2023

Ham Radio Workbench Podcast Discusses Mastodon Social Media Platform for Hams admin M0YNG talks Twitter alternative, Mastodon, with Ham Radio Workbench.

September 07, 2023

AMSAT SA to Hold Symposium Online

AMSAT SA Space Symposium to be virtual on September 23rd.

September 07, 2023

Brandmeister Users Should Update API Keys (PSA)

Brandmeister has invalidated API keys for platform security purposes.

September 05, 2023

ARRL Drops Support for Ham Radio Promoters Over Content

League drops support for content producers competing with Learning Center content.

September 04, 2023

On-Air Special Event Celebrates 56 Years of Handiham Program

Handiham Program special event takes place September 11.

September 02, 2023

Learn Minds Articles and Reviews

Learn Minds offers ham radio articles and product reviews.

August 31, 2023

September October SARC Communicator Journal Now Available

This issue features POTA, SOTA, and antenna project, and more.

August 30, 2023 Serves as Aggregate of Ham Radio Blogs

DK1MI creates to surface lesser known ham radio websites.

August 28, 2023

Online Amateur Radio Community Moves Hobby Forward

OARC meets online and on-air to help further ham radio.

August 27, 2023

Parachute Mobile Ham Sets QSO Record, Unites Community

Ranae Six (KR5SIX) makes record setting jump to honor husband.

August 23, 2023

TAPR Posts Papers from Digital Communications Conference

August 22, 2023

International Dog Day Special Event

YL1DOG celebrates man's best friend August 21-26.

August 21, 2023

AMSAT-EA On Air for AM1SAT Satellite Contest

AMSAT-EA will be on the air September 4th - 17th for the AM1SAT Trophy Contest

August 19, 2023

Arecibo Observatory Officially Shuts Down

Researchers hope for renewed investment, but doubts remain.

August 17, 2023

RTL-SDR Releases V4 SDR Dongle

Limited edition SDR is based on the discontinued R828D chip.

August 15, 2023

Hunstville Hamfest Forum List

Hunstville Hamfest boasts a robust series of forum topics for 2023.

August 15, 2023

International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend

International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend takes place August 19 through 20.

August 14, 2023

HamSCI Solar Eclipse QSO Parties

HamSCI Presents The Solar Eclipse QSO Parties – October 14, 2023, and April 8, 2024.

August 12, 2023

Ghosts in the Air Glow RF Art Project

Ghosts in the Air Glow utilizes HAARP to transmit music, CW, and visual images.

August 12, 2023

British Inland Waterways on the Air 2023

Biwota celebrates the inland waterways of the UK.

August 01, 2023

New Jersey QRP Club Seeks Revival

W2LJ takes steps to reactivate the long abandoned New Jersey QRP Club.

July 31, 2023

Ten-Tec Founder Jack Edward Burchfield Silent Key

Founder of Ten-Tect is silent key at age 88.

July 30, 2023

ARRL Board Votes to Increase Membership Dues for 2024

ARRL to increase dues and require additional rates for print copies of magazines.

July 25, 2023

URE Seeks Community Assistance with URESAT-1

Satellite's antenna system has failed to deploy

July 23, 2023

Colorado 14er Event

Colorado Summits On The Air event takes place August 4 - 7.

July 20, 2023

SSTV Experiment from the International Space Station July 26

ARRL and ARISS will transmit a special SSTV message via the ISS on July 26, 2023.

July 18, 2023

RCAF Buffalo Aircraft On the Air

Special event station will operate from an RCAF CC115 Buffalo aircraft on July 22nd.

July 18, 2023

ARRL CEO David Minster Interviewed

W1DED interviewed ARRL CEO David Minster and discussed a range of topics.

July 16, 2023

Flight of the Bumblebees Contest is July 30

This four hour contest encourages portable operations.

July 14, 2023

JARL Ham Fair Announced for 2023

Let's go for the new era of Amateur Radio!

July 13, 2023

Team of Ukraine Takes Top Spot in WRTC Competition

Yaroslav Oliinyk UW7LL and Yuriy Onipko UT4UZ (VE3DZ) showed the best results and won gold.

July 12, 2023

WRTC Coming to the United Kingdom in 2026

World Radio Teamsport Championship will take place in England in 2026.

July 11, 2023

TX Factor is Back On The Air

The TX Factor video series is back, exploring the Icom IC-905 and UK's last shortwave station.

July 08, 2023

World HEMA Day 2023

World HEMA Day is a leisurely summit activation awards scheme

July 07, 2023

HamSCI Festivals of Eclipse Ionospheric Science Events

HamSCI will organize multiple operating events around the October 2023 and April 2024 solar eclipse.

June 29, 2023

New Meteor M2-3 Satellite Now Transmitting Weather Images

Russian weather satellite now transmitting on 137 MHz.

June 28, 2023

Radio Olympics Begin July 8th

The World Radio TeamSport Championships start July 8th.

June 25, 2023

ICQPodcast Discusses UK License Changes with RSGB

ICQPodcast's Martin Butler M1MRB/W9ICQ is joined by the RSGB President John McCullagh GI4BWM, Chairman Stewart Bryant G3YSX, and General Manager M1ACB.

June 25, 2023

Awards Available from AMSAT-UK for Predicting EO88’s Re-entry

EO88 satellite to reenter Earth's orbit later this year.

June 25, 2023

Today is Field Day!

Find a local event and stop by for a visit.

June 23, 2023

Ofcom Proposes Multitude of Changes to Licensing Framework

Changes include additional access to spectrum and airborne use.

June 22, 2023

13 Colonies Special Event Begins July 1

Special event celebrates Unites States' Independence.

June 18, 2023

URESAT-1 Satellite Launches

New satellite features voice repeater, SSTV, a chess game, and more.

June 17, 2023

European Space Agency and S5Lab Announce LEDSAT Digipeater Challenge

Personalized QSL cards will be available for hams completing the challenge.

June 17, 2023

Upcoming Great Britain Radio Rallies

Several radio rallies will take place across Great Britain over the next few weeks.

June 16, 2023

Amateur Radio Helps Air Show Fly High

Operators were able to employ multiple technologies during the event.

June 15, 2023

Legislation introduced to remove US antenna restrictions

ARRL reports that a bill has been introduced to the US House to remove antenna restrictions often placed on US hams.

June 14, 2023

ARDC Community Meeting July 15

ARDC will conduct their next Community Meeting to discuss the ARDC code of conduct, vision statement, and more.

June 14, 2023

Knoxville Hamfest this Weekend

The Amateur Radio Club of Knoxville will host its annual hamfest this weekend.

June 13, 2023

SOTA Exhibitor Stand at upcoming HAM RADIO Friedrichshafen 2023 Hamfest

SOTA enthusiasts will meet at HAM RADIO Hamfest to put faces to callsigns.

June 10, 2023

Small Satellite Conference August 5-10

An extensive conference aimed at furthering small satellite based missions.

June 10, 2023

r/amateurradio Goes "Dark" in Support of Reddit Protestors

The Amateur Radio subreddit has turned itself off in support of the Reddit community.

June 10, 2023

GNU Radio Conference 2023

GRCon23 to take place September 5-9 2023.

June 08, 2023

Hamvention Sets Attendance Record for 2023

Hamvention sets pre-pandemic attendance record.

June 07, 2023

W9DXCC 2023 Convention

The W9DXCC 2023 Convention will take place September 15th and 16th.

June 05, 2023

Licensee Hit With $24,000 Fine for Jamming Net

N6PJB fined for jamming a net and failing to ID.

June 05, 2023

Lewis and Clark Trail on the Air Event is Active

Special event commemorates the historic Lewis and Clark Trail.

June 03, 2023

Wildfire Smoke Enhancing Tropospheric Propagation

New England area experiencing tropospheric ducting enhanced by Nova Scotia wildfire smoke.

June 02, 2023

TAPR Hamvention Presentations are Now Available Online

TAPR has published their forum and banquet presentations from Hamvention 2023.

June 01, 2023

Amateur Radio Newsline Features Amateur Radio Daily

Thanks to ARNewsline for highlighting Amateur Radio Daily on their latest report.

June 01, 2023

Central States VHF Society 2023 VHF Conference

The Central States VHF Society Conference will be held for the 55th year this July.

May 31, 2023

Hamfest India Set for November 2023

Hamfest India will take place November 25-26 at Ahmedabad Science City

May 29, 2023

New Distance Record Set with SO-50 Satellite

Hams claim 5,584 km contact utilizing SO-50 satellite during SOTA activation.

May 28, 2023

Australian Hams to be Serviced by new Government Licensing Agency

Australian Maritime College (AMC), has decided not to extend its deed.

May 27, 2023

Northern California DX Foundation to Offer Grants to Mitigate QRM

NCDXF aims to identify individuals that interfere with amateur radio activities.

May 27, 2023

Fleet Week Special Event Station In Progress

Fleet Week New York special event station takes place May 24-30 2023.

May 26, 2023

Indy 500 Special Event Station In Progress

The W9IMS Indy 500 special event takes place May 22-28 2023

May 23, 2023

CQ World Wide WPX CW Contest This Weekend

The CQ WPX CW Contest takes place May 27-28 2023

May 23, 2023

Amateur Radio Daily on HamClock

Amateur Radio Daily has been added to HamClock as an additional RSS news source.

May 23, 2023

ARRL Hamvention 2023 Roundup

The ARRL has compiled a summary of events for each day of Hamvention, 2023.

May 22, 2023

Belgium to get 40 MHz allocation

This information was released by the UBA on Sunday 21st May 2023.

May 21, 2023

Tevel Satellites Added to ARRL Logbook of the World

ARRL has added the Tevel satellites, numbers one through eight, to the list of acceptable satellites in LoTW.

May 20, 2023

New Kenwood TH-D75A Appears at Hamvention

New Kenwood tribander HT is spotted at Hamvention.

May 18, 2023

Special Event Station 4U100QO on QO-100

During this activation, we will also be active on HF with the call sign 4U1A.

May 17, 2023

Contest University Livestream from Dayton

Contest University happening at the Hope Hotel in Dayton, Ohio.

May 17, 2023

Celebrate 100 years of Czech Radio by telling us where you listen to us

For May 18, we have prepared a special programme for you from behind the scenes of Czech Radio.

May 16, 2023

May 19th A Visit to the Sun and the Ionosphere

With Cycle 25 upon us, this will help in understanding its effects.

May 16, 2023

Yellowknife Amateur Radio Society Eyes Wildfire Response

Members are asked to monitor the VE8YK repeater in case evacuee amateur radio operators attempt to make contact.

May 15, 2023

102 Representatives Ask Carmakers to Keep AM Radio

They also ask if past federal loans and subsidies could mitigate the cost of interference remediation.

May 15, 2023

Juice’s RIME antenna finally deploys

During the first attempt to extend the folded-up antenna, only the first segments of each half were deployed.

May 14, 2023

2023 AMSAT Field Day Rules

The AMSAT competition is to encourage the use of all amateur satellites.

May 14, 2023

Bill to Replace Symbol Rate Limit with Bandwidth Limit Reintroduced to US Congress

Congresswoman Lesko reintroduced the bill on May 11.

May 11, 2023

Global Radio Guide for Summer 2023

Chattanooga area Ham and GMRS clubs join forces to build robust SKYWARN network.

May 09, 2023

Enhanced SKYWARN System Embraces GMRS

Chattanooga area Ham and GMRS clubs join forces to build robust SKYWARN network.

May 08, 2023

Loss of AM in Cars - 1,300 AM Stations Could Be Left in the Dark

Hams on NASA moon mission could phone home via Ham Radio.

May 07, 2023

Artemis 2 Astronauts Flying to the Moon Could Phone Home with Ham Radio

Hams on NASA moon mission could phone home via Ham Radio.

May 07, 2023

SSTV Transmissions from ORBICRAFT-ZORKIY May 7-13, 2023

We invite you to participate in the SSTV award program with the ORBICRAFT-ZORKIY satellite.

May 06, 2023

Chasing Low-Power FM Stations

Jock Elliott, KB2GOM, gives a great overview of what low-power FM is, and how you can "chase" these 100 Watt stations.

May 06, 2023

AMSAT at Hamvention 2023

We invite you to participate in the SSTV award program with the ORBICRAFT-ZORKIY satellite.

May 06, 2023

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