The K7RA Solar Update

06-05-2022 09:07 reported on May 4 at 0859 UTC that an M5 solar flare erupted from sunspot group AR3004, causing a shortwave radio

blackout over the Middle East and Africa.

Please see

A recent flare update:

Solar activity was lower this week, even though we could see
sunspots every day.

Average daily sunspot numbers dropped from 109.3 to 68.6, while

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Mobile App Available to Navigate 2022 Dayton Hamvention

04-05-2022 09:25

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Radio Amateurs to Participate in MARS Interoperability Exercise in May

29-04-2022 16:41

Members of the Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) will conduct an HF skills exercise from Monday night, May 2 through Saturday, May 7, 2022 to practice interoperability with the amateur radio community.

A 60-meter high-power broadcast will begin on May 3 at 0200 UTC followed by the FEMA region net. That will continue four more nights at 0200 UTC with the region net. At 1200 local each day (M...

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FCC Hiring for Electronics Engineering

29-04-2022 16:25

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has started accepting applications for electronics engineers for Recent Graduates positions in the Pathways Program which is located in the Office of Engineering and Technology in Washington, DC. Candidates should be recent graduates for this one year developmental program which may lead to a term or permanent appointment.

Training will cover the agenc...

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Ham Radio Connects Bellefontaine, Ohio Students with Astronaut Kayla Barron

29-04-2022 13:21

Astronaut Kayla Barron, amateur radio call sign KI5LAL, completed a successful, scheduled ham radio contact on April 21, 2022, with students from Bellefontaine High School in Bellefontaine, Ohio via Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS). The radio contact was streamed on YouTube.

The students were supported by members of the Champaign Logan Amateur Radio Club Inc., W8FTV, an ...

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