Victory in Europe Day

The UBA Radio Club of Durnal in Belgium will air thisspecial callsign to remember the end of WW2. Theoperation will be active until the 7th of June. The following operators will be on the air for the duration of the event:ON3AT, ON3NR, ON3ZZT, ON4ANV, ON4BEN,ON4DG, ON4EM, ON4LB, ON5GB, ON5KDX, ON5OO,ON7BH, ON7ET, ON7ZB and ON8MG. They will be active on CW, SSB and digital modes. ThereRead More…

Finnish Amateur Radio League Initiative

IARU Region 1 reports the Finnish Amateur RadioLeague (SRAL) cordially invites radio amateursaround the world you to join them in a global specialevent featuring their STAYHOME campaign andits radio activity that will be held June 6th June 7th. The United Nations Amateur Club 4U1UN, as well as its sisterstations 4U1GSC (operated as 4U9STAYHOME) and4U1A (operated as 4U2STAYHOME) will participatRead More…

Mid Atlantic Ham Radio Balloon Race

Joanne, KM6BWB, is a science coach at the Wiseburn Unified School District in Los Angeles, California where she leads her students in several balloon launch attempts from the Los Angeles area each year. With this year different because of the pandemic, Joanne wanted to “shakethings up a bit” and give students, world-wide, a unique distance learning treat while keeping all safe during the Read More…

AMSAT Announces 2020 Field Day Rules

The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation(AMSAT) promotes its own version of FieldDay for operation via the amateur satellites,held concurrently with the ARRL event. For 2020, the event takes place during a 27-hour period from 18:00 UTCon Saturday June 27th, 2020 through 2100 UTC on SundayJune 28th, 2020. Those who set up prior to 18:00 UTC onJune 27th can operate only 24 hours. AMSAT DirecRead More…

IRTS VHF Manager’s Report

There was major tropospheric propagation which occurredon 2m and 70cm opening over May 5th and 6th betweenD4VHF (Cape Verde) and the Caribbean. On 5th of MayD4VHF worked 9Y4D (4,006km) & KP4EIT (4,393km)on 2m using FT8. D4VHF also worked 9Y4D (4,006km)and FG8OJ (3,867km) on 70cm using FT8.On 6th of MayD4VHF worked NP4BM (4,450km) & WP3DN (4,363km)on 2m using FT8. On 29th of April Tim EI4GRead More…