DX Code of Conduct

DX Code of Conduct Pioneer, Proponent Randy Johnson, W6SJ, SK

One of the driving forces behind the DX Code of Conduct, Randy Johnson, W6SJ, of Corona del Mar, California, died on March 27 following complications of heart surgery. A member of ARRL and the First Class CW Operators Club (FOC),…

Club Log is Now a Logbook of The World Trusted Partner

ClubLog is now LoTW Trusted Partner

Club Log is Now a Logbook of The World Trusted Partner Club Log has become the first logging service to achieve Trusted Partner™ status for Logbook of the World® (LoTW), ARRL and Club Log have announced. Radio amateurs holding LoTW…

ham band Interference

Solar Flare Activity Produces Radio Blackouts

Solar Flare Activity Goes High Order Following months of quiet and negligible solar flares, new sunspot 2644 unleashed a series of M-class explosions on April 1 and 2. Each blast produced a shortwave radio blackout over different parts of the…

arrl

Making the most out of dxsummit.fi

The DX cluster website, DXSummit.fi, can be used in many different ways… There are times when I don’t want/need to turn on my big rig control/logging computer just for alerts, but I do need to keep track of certain DX stations. For…

Palmyra K5P DXpedition

North Cook Islands Ham Back on the Air

Washington Club Gets North Cook Islands Ham Back on the Air after Lengthy Absence Thanks to the generosity of members of the ARRL-affiliated Western Washington DX Club (WWDXC) Pia “Papa Pia” Taraeka, E51PT, of Manihiki, North Cook Islands, is back…

Kaho`olawe Island Hawaii KH6EB

KH6EB Activates Uninhabited Hawaiian Island 10 days Each Month

KH6EB is on Kaho`olawe Island for 10 days every month… …operating from the base camp which supports the state’s efforts to restore the island. Eric and one assistant run the base camp, which is an old Navy facility. They maintain…

vhf propagation

Transatlantic Contact Completed on 2 Meters!

You can’t DX on VHF, right? Amateurs in South America and Africa successfully completed a transatlantic contact on 2 meters on October 4 and 5. Setting the new record were Marcos da Silva, PY1MHZ, in Rio de Janeiro (GG87jc), who…

The WA9PIE DX cluster is now hosted by the Google Cloud

The WA9PIE DX cluster is now hosted by the Google Cloud

The WA9PIE DX cluster system has moved to a hosted environment in the Google Cloud. Made public by WA9PIE: In late July, the hosting service where WA9PIE-2 resided suffered a disk/storage failure that destroyed the files and data that ran…