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HamCation QSO Party Set

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 12:00pm
Categories: Amateur radio news

ARRL on the Purpose of Amateur Radio

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 12:24pm
Categories: Amateur radio news

FCC Issues Enforcement Advisory: Radio Users Reminded Not to Use Radios in Crimes

Sun, 01/17/2021 - 11:44am

The FCC has released an Enforcement Advisory: Amateur and Personal Radio Services Licensees and Operators May Not Use Radio Equipment to Commit or Facilitate Criminal Acts.

[Complete text of FCC Enforcement Advisory follows.]

FCC ENFORCEMENT ADVISORY

DA 21-73

Released:  January 17, 2021

WARNING:  AMATEUR AND PERSONAL RADIO SERVICES LICENSEES AND OPERATORS MAY NOT USE RADIO EQUIPMENT TO COMMIT OR FAC...

Categories: Amateur radio news

The K7RA Solar Update

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 9:30am

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: What happened? Solar Cycle 25 seemed well under way, but no new sunspots have emerged since December 23. The last time any sunspot was visible was January 2. On January 14, Spaceweather.com posted, “Welcome back, solar minimum.”

Average daily solar flux declined from 78.6 to 73.8. Geomagnetic A index remained quiet. Predicted solar flux for the next 30 days is 7...

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