My Ham Radio Station

My Station Radios ETC.

FT-991A Upgraded
FT23R (UK)
Isotronant Antenna
VC2000 Frequency Counter
PVC 145Mhz Quad
WS2813 Weather Station
Grid Dip Meter GD1A
Oprk HVT-600
GQ-5200 SMD Rework Solder Station


DX200 Radio reciver
Gap Titan DX
Swiss Dipole

Mode Frequencys
USA Band Plan Amature Radio
UK Band Plan Amature Radio
USA Radio Spectrum
Scanner Frequency
LogBooks I use
Log Book of the World
Log Book QRZ
Log Book EQSL
Links to Radio info (News)
Amateur Radio NewsLine
Amateur Radio Addio NewsLine ARRL
Ham Nation
Amateur Radio Socal Networking CQ CQ CQ
Ham radio Deluxe

This is a Good Ham Radio Tool Bar to install
"This tool bar will help you get the latest up to date DX news, articles, cluster spots, propagation predictions, as well as quick access to ITU, Zone and several other maps … I now use it daily!" - Paul K4UJ founder of
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News from: American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources

The K7RA Solar Update

  • Posted July 12th 2024, 4:00 PM

New sunspot groups, nine in all, emerged on every day of this reporting week, July 4 to 10. One on July 4, another on July 5, two more on July 6, another each on July 7 and July 8, two more on July 9 and another on July 10.

On July 11, two more sunspot groups emerged, and the total sunspot area expanded by 13 per cent.

Despite the appearance of so many new sunspots, average daily sunspot number...

ARRL on The Weather Channel

  • Posted July 12th 2024, 9:42 AM

ARRL® The National Association for Amateur Radio® joined The Weather Channel on Thursday, July 11, 2024, for a live chat about the value of amateur radio during hurricane season and beyond. ARRL?s Bob Inderbitzen, NQ1R, talked about how radio helps inform the warning process through surface observations relayed through the Hurricane Watch Net and other nets to WX4NHC, the amateur radio station ...

Celebrating Software Defined Radio

  • Posted July 12th 2024, 9:33 AM

At Ham Radio 2024, the International amateur radio exhibition, last week in Friedrichshafen, Germany, the Software Defined Radio Academy (SDRA) celebrated its 10-year anniversary. Founded in 2014, the SDRA has become a new platform for the exchange of knowledge surrounding software defined radio. In the early years, the academy?s lectures were recorded with primitive camera technology, but toda...

Hurricane Beryl Aftermath and Update

  • Posted July 12th 2024, 9:14 AM

Remnants of Hurricane Beryl, now a post-tropical cyclone, were moving northeast as of early Thursday morning with heavy rain and 35 mph winds. The storm is forecast to continue its current direction as it moves through Pennsylvania, upstate New York, northern New England and Canada, moving ENE at 20 mph. Beryl was the fastest and earliest storm of the hurricane season and during its 8-day run t...

2024 ARRL Field Day Log Deadline Approaching

  • Posted July 12th 2024, 9:06 AM

The numbers for ARRL 2024 Field Day continue to grow. As of Thursday, July 11, there were nearly 3,500 entries posted. Remember, the deadline for entries is July 23, 2024. It?s a good idea to check the ARRL Field Day website daily for the latest updates and to make sure your entries are completed. If you see ?complete? in the status column, your entries are good. If you see ?pending documents,?...

ARRL Systems Service Disruption

  • Posted July 9th 2024, 2:40 PM

Updated 07/09/2024

As previously reported, ARRL® Logbook of The World® (LoTW®) returned to service on Monday, July 1, 2024. As anticipated, there was a significant rise in use to catch up on processing logs following the outage. It took 4 days for normal processing times to return.

The ARRL Radiosport Department has resumed processing applications for most awards. The systems for Worked All State...

Hurricane Beryl: Hurricane Watch Net Active

  • Posted July 8th 2024, 8:45 AM

Amateur Radio is active to provide critical communications for those in the path of Hurricane Beryl. This page will be updated with the latest information as it comes in. 

By: John Ross, KD8IDJ, and Sierra Harrop, W5DX

Monday, July 8, 2024, Noon EDT update: 

The following information is from Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, Net Manager for the Hurricane Watch Net:

The Hurricane Watch Net concluded operations ...

The K7RA Solar Update

  • Posted July 5th 2024, 3:34 PM

Solar activity increased this week, with average daily sunspot numbers rising from 149.6 to 181.6. For some reason average daily solar flux decreased from 178 to 175.

Seven new sunspot groups emerged this week, one on June 27, two on June 28, three on June 29, and one more on July 3.

Average daily planetary index rose from 10.3 to 15.6 while average middle latitude A index rose from 10.1 to 11....

New ARRL Section Managers

  • Posted July 3rd 2024, 12:32 PM

Nominations for 2024 ARRL Section Managers have been made. All nominees listed ran unopposed and returned their nomination forms by the June 7, 2024, deadline. They have been notified by mail and elected for new terms beginning October 1, 2024.


Douglas Sharafanowich, WA1SFH (new)


Dan Marler, K7REX


Bill Mitchell, AEØEE

North Dakota: 

Ralph Fettig, NØRDF


Thomas Sly,...

ARRL Logbook of The World Returns to Service

  • Posted July 3rd 2024, 10:40 AM

ARRL Logbook of The World® (LoTW®) returned to service July 1, 2024. It had been offline as part of a systems service disruption.

As work progressed on the network, some users encountered LoTW opening briefly during which some 6600 logs were uploaded. The logs were not processed until this weekend as we tested that the interfaces to LoTW were functioning properly.

We are taking steps to help mana...

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