Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 330

Amateur Radio Weekly

The CME has arrived, and it is a big one
The biggest geomagnetic storm in almost 20 years is underway now. It has reached category G5–an extreme event.

2024 Amateur Radio Software Award announced
OpenWebRX, a project led by Jakob Ketterl DD5JFK, and OpenWebRX+, a project led by Marat Fayzullin KC1TXE, have been selected as the winners.
Amateur Radio Software Award

The Communicator May-June
Articles, projects, profiles, news, tips and how-tos for all levels of the hobby.
Surrey Amateur Radio Communications

First episodes of Prep Comms Podcast
Prep Comms offers real world insight for those in the prepper-sphere regarding communication solutions and best practices.
Ham Radio Network

Allstar Linked Repeaters On The Air
Providing a powerful AllStarLink hub for our Amateur Radio friends to connect each other for nets and emergency communications.

My wish list for a perfect HT
What features would make up a 70cm/2m dual-band handheld radio that leaves nothing to be desired?

Comparing transceivers
A personal journey from Yaesu FT-817 to Elecraft KX2 and beyond.

Newfoundland on QO-100?
Newfoundland is just outside the coverage area of QO-100, the elevation at Signal Hill at St. Johns is -0.9°, however, contacts have been made from Indonesia at an elevation as low as -1.3° so there is a chance of success.

Digital archive of QSL Cards
Setting up QSL galleries on the Internet Archive in order to help preserve radio history.
SWLing Post

Beyond the social: There is room for us all in Amateur Radio
Why are you getting back into Ham Radio? You dont like talking to people.


Unlocking the power of fractal antennas
Diving into the mysterious world of fractals and the Hilberts Curve.

Packet radio BBS node with LinBPQ
After digging into the world of packet radio BBSs over the past few weeks, I’m ready to show you how to setup your own.

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