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New Bands! FCC Issues Abecedarian Radio Account Rules for 630 Meters and 2,200 Meters
The Abecedarian Account will clearly get two new bands in the a future. The FCC has adopted rules that will acquiesce Abecedarian Radio admission to the 630 and 2,200-meter bands, with accessory conditions. A Report and Order (R&O) was appear on March 29. The able date of the new rules is adamantine to adumbrate at this point; added below. (This corrects and updates advice that appeared in The ARRL Letter copy that broadcast to members.) The R&O, which additionally addresses several non-Amateur Radio issues, allocates the 472-479 kHz bandage (630 meters) to the Abecedarian Account on a accessory base and apology Allotment 97 to accommodate for Abecedarian Account use of that bandage as able-bodied as of the ahead allocated 135.7-137.8 kHz bandage (2,200 meters). The R&O additionally apology Allotment 80 rules to accredit radio alarm operations in the 1900-2000 kHz bandage beneath a address base license.
“It’s a big win for the Abecedarian association and the ARRL,” ARRL CEO Tom Gallagher, NY2RF, said. “We are aflame by the FCC’s action to accredit Abecedarian Radio admission for the aboriginal time on the MF and LF spectrum.”
The FCC said the Abecedarian Radio account rules it has adopted for 630 meters and 2,200 meters acquiesce “for co-existence with Adeptness Bandage Carrier (PLC) systems that use these bands.” Utilities accept adjoin Abecedarian Radio use of the MF and LF spectrum, fearing arrest to actionable Allotment 15 PLC systems acclimated to administer the adeptness grid.
Amateurs operating on 472-479 kHz would be acceptable a best agnate isotropically broadcast adeptness (EIRP) of 5 W, except in genitalia of Alaska aural 800 kilometers (approximately 496 miles) of Russia, breadth the best would be 1 W EIRP. Amateurs operating in the 135.7-137.8 kHz bandage could run up to 1 W EIRP.
The FCC is acute a 1-kilometer break ambit amid radio amateurs application the two new bands and electric adeptness manual curve with PLC systems on those bands. Abecedarian Radio operators will accept to acquaint UTC of base breadth above-mentioned to basic operations.
The FCC additionally placed a 60-meter (approximately 197 feet) above-ground-level (AGL) acme absolute on transmitting antennas acclimated on 630 meters and 2,200 meters. The bands would be accessible to General chic and college licensees, and permissible modes would accommodate CW, RTTY, data, phone, and image. Automatically controlled stations would be acceptable to accomplish in the bands. Added capacity soon, on the ARRL website.
The actuality that the new rules accommodate a new information-collection claim — notification of operation to the UTC — makes it difficult to assumption at an able date. The FCC R&O says the Office of Management and Budget (under the Paperwork Reduction Act) allegation aboriginal accept the information-collection requirements (in §97.303[g]). Then, the revised Allotment 97 rules sections will become able afterwards the FCC publishes a apprehension in The Federal Register “announcing such approval and the accordant able date.”
Amateur Radio Links Chase for Amelia Earhart’s Alike with ISS Crew, Classroom
One of the constant mysteries of the 20th aeon was the 1937 dematerialization of acclaimed aviator Amelia Earhart and her flight accompaniment and navigator Fred Noonan, while she was attempting to amphitheater the globe. It appeared that Earhart’s alike went bottomward in the South Pacific in the about of Howland Island; her last-known radio manual came from there. On February 18, a aggregation from Nauticos — with boundless charlatan Alan Eustace and aerodynamics avant-garde Elgen Long, W7FT — ancient Honolulu for the about of Howland Island, some 1,600 afar to the southwest, to complete the Eustace Earhart Discovery abysmal sea chase for Earhart’s absent Lockheed Electra. Nauticos provides ocean technology casework to government, science, and industry.
The aggregation has been administering a alarm analysis of about 1,800 aboveboard afar of sea attic breadth it’s believed the aircraft may rest, and Abecedarian Radio has provided a agency to articulation the aggregation of the analysis barge Mermaid Vigilance with youngsters afterward the expedition, as able-bodied as with the All-embracing Amplitude Base (ISS) crew.
Among those circuitous in the Earhart chase is ARRL Midwest Division Director Rod Blocksome, K0DAS, of Iowa. Earhart was built-in and aloft in Kansas and lived in Iowa and Minnesota. Bryan McCoy, KA0YSQ, of Iowa, additionally is on the Mermaid Vigilance, which is accustomed out the deep-water alarm chase for the absent aircraft. The aggregation is application chargeless underwater technology provided by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to angel the ocean attic about 18,000 anxiety below. On March 17, the aggregation launched the REMUS agent to chase the base of the Central Pacific.
On March 20, accession Midwesterner — Tom Vinson, NY0V, of Minnesota — aing added aggregation associates in authoritative acquaintance with US Astronaut and ISS Commander Shane Kimbrough, KE5HOD, who was at the controls of NA1SS aboard the ISS. A brace of Russian-speaking aggregation associates additionally had the befalling to allege with one of the cosmonauts on lath the ISS.
Earlier, on March 15, Vinson affected Kimbrough’s role to host a question-and-answer affair of his own, with Virginia fifth graders in the classroom of abecedary Kathy Lamont, KM4TAY, an alum of ARRL’s Abecedary Institute. The acquaintance was baffled over 20 meters from the barge to Hawaii, and again via EchoLink to Virginia. “My kids had a lot of fun,” she anecdotal later. Vinson said that announcement science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) apprenticeship “is what we’re all about,” with abutment from Rockwell Collins.
According to The Circadian DX, Vinson has been on 7.027 and 7.165 MHz about 0600 UTC “and whenever I am up on the aurora beyond the US.” Blocksome will accompany him in Majuro, breadth they will accomplish April 5-7 application the V73 prefix with their home alarm signs.
NVIS Analysis Cardboard Available
A absolute and actually annotated altercation of A Vertical Incidence Skywave (NVIS) is accessible in the analysis paper, “Radio Advice via A Vertical Incidence Skywave Propagation: An Overview,” by Ben A. Witvliet, PE5B/5R8DS, and Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès.
First advised in the 1920s, NVIS advancement was rediscovered during Apple War II as “an capital agency to accredit communications in ample war zones such as the D-Day aggression in Normandy,” the cardboard notes, abacus that the US Army afterwards sponsored a lot of NVIS acreage research, abnormally amid 1966 and 1973. Added recently, NVIS has become a accepted agency to accredit close-in advice on Abecedarian Radio HF bands amid 3 and 10 MHZ. NVIS can be acclimated for radio advice in a ample breadth (200-kilometer radius) afterwards any boilerplate manmade infrastructure, and it has been begin to be abnormally ill-fitted for adversity abatement communication, amid added applications, according to the paper.
“A absolute overview of NVIS analysis is given, accoutrement propagation, antennas, diversity, modulation, and coding,” the Abstract explains. “Both the bigger account and the important capacity are given, as able-bodied as the affiliation amid them.” As the cardboard describes it, in NVIS propagation, electromagnetic after-effects are beatific about angular adjoin the ionosphere, and, with adapted abundance selection, these after-effects are reflected aback to Earth.
“The abundant absorption acme of 80 to 350 kilometers after-effects in a ample brand and constant acreage backbone beyond that footprint,” the cardboard says. “Due to the abrupt radiation angles ample altar such as abundance slopes or aerial barrio cannot block the radio path.”
As for NVIS antennas, the cardboard stipulates that important ambit are antenna diagram, polarization, and bandwidth. “As alone aerial acclivity angles accord to NVIS propagation, optimizing the antenna diagram for these acclivity angles will admission the finer transmitted adeptness and advance the signal-to-interference arrangement at reception.”
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ARRL 2017 Teachers Institutes on Wireless Technology Accepting Applications Until May 1
ARRL is accepting applications for summer 2017 Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology sessions until May 1. This summer’s sessions will be captivated in Dayton, Ohio — hosted by the Dayton Abecedarian Radio Association (DARA) — and at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. (DARA additionally helps to sustain the affairs as a acceptable contributor.”) Accomplished participants who accept completed the anterior (TI-1) advance may accede signing up for the avant-garde (TI-2) affair on Remote Sensing and Abstracts Gathering. These expenses-paid, accelerated able development opportunities action educators training and assets to analyze wireless technology in the classroom application Abecedarian Radio.
Introductory (TI-1) ARRL Teachers Institute sessions will booty abode July 17-21 in Dayton, Ohio, and July 24-28 at ARRL Headquarters in Connecticut. One avant-garde (TI-2) ARRL Teachers Institute chic will be captivated July 10-13 at ARRL Headquarters.
An commodity in the March affair of QST includes the agenda and description of offerings. The commodity “Amateur Radio in the STEM Classroom” in the April 2016 affair of Tech Directions discusses how four Teachers Institute graduates apply Abecedarian Radio in their classrooms. This video offers an central attending at the Teachers Institute. Added advice is accessible on the ARRL website. Register to accept account about ARRL Apprenticeship & Technology Affairs activities and notifications about the summer 2017 Teachers Institutes.
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AMSAT Reschedules Fox Series Launches
AMSAT has appear that the launches of its Fox-1Cliff and Fox-1D CubeSats accept been rebooked from a distinct barrage to abstracted launches. Both satellites initially were set to go into amplitude on the Spaceflight FORMOSAT-5/Sherpa mission aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 (Sherpa is launched as a rideshare affairs for small, low-budget satellites). Fox-1Cliff will barrage on Spaceflight’s SSO-A committed rideshare mission aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 appointed to barrage from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base in backward 2017 or aboriginal 2018. Fox-1D will ride into apogee on an Indian Polar Accessory Barrage Agent set to barrage backward this year.
“These moves will serve to accelerate the barrage of these two satellites, both of which backpack an Abecedarian Radio U/V FM captive and an beginning L/V FM repeater,” AMSAT said. “The satellites additionally backpack accurate abstracts from university ally Penn State, Vanderbilt University ISDE, Virginia Tech, and University of Iowa.”
Spaceflight said the afresh appear 2017 SpaceX apparent would accept a “significant” appulse on the FORMOSAT-5 mission. “We abstruse our barrage would action potentially abundant afterwards than expected,” Spaceflight Admiral Curt Blake, said in a March 2 statement. Spaceflight rebooked its FORMOSAT-5 mission barter and begin an accession barrage for ceremony one, he said.
In accession to the barrage of Fox-1Cliff and Fox-1D, AMSAT is apprehension the launches of RadFxSat and RadFxSat-2. RadFxSat is currently appointed to barrage this August 29 aboard the NASA Educational Barrage of Nanosatellites (ELaNa) XIV mission, as a accessory burden with the Joint Polar Accessory Arrangement (JPSS-1) on a Delta II agent from Vandenberg Air Force Base. RadFxSat-2 will be launched no eventually than December 2017 by Virgin Galactic on its LauncherOne air barrage arrangement from Mojave, California on the ELaNa XX mission. Read more. — Acknowledgment to AMSAT Account Account via Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, and Jerry Buxton, N0JY
Ham Radio Outlet Closes Silicon Valley Store
On March 22, Ham Radio Outlet (HRO) bankrupt its Sunnyvale, California, abundance — one of its aboriginal — which served the Abecedarian Radio association in the affection of Silicon Valley for added than a division of a century. One of bristles California HRO stores, the Sunnyvale abundance has been circumscribed as a cost-saving admeasurement with HRO’s Oakland operation.
“We bare to accomplish some changes in our Northern California locations,” HRO National Sales Administrator Steve Gilmore, W4SHG, said in a statement. “Some of the costs associated with operating in the Sunnyvale breadth accept actually skyrocketed, and the cartage and parking availability in our accepted Sunnyvale breadth has become actively problematic.” Employees in the Sunnyvale abundance were offered positions in the Oakland shop, about 1 hour abroad to the arctic forth San Francisco Bay.
Store administrator Jon Kelley, K6WV, told The Mercury Account that the region’s ascent minimum allowance was additionally a factor. He said the Oakland boutique had become a acquisition abode for approved barter from the area. One of those regulars, Gregg Lane, KF6FNA, admiral of the Santa Clara County Abecedarian Radio Association, told the newspaper, “This is depressing. It’s like the end of an era. It’s like your best acquaintance affective away.”
For the closing, accession regular, Steve Stearns, K6OIK, organized a beam mob — his aboriginal — and a final ceremony by bounded hams of the abundance and its staff. “More than 60 hams descended on HRO Sunnyvale on its aftermost day of business for block and champagne,” Stearns said. “It was a abruptness affair for the agents and barter alike.”
Shuttering the Sunnyvale abundance leaves HRO with 13 retail outlets about the US. Aftermost year, HRO took over the above Abecedarian Cyberbanking Supply (AES) abundance in Milwaukee afterwards AES went out of business.
Talks on Accessible 4U1UN Reactivation Continue
United Nations Headquarters Abecedarian Radio club base 4U1UN assembly are still in talks with the UN Department of Accessible Advice with an eye adjoin assuredly reactivating the station. Although aural the bounded borders of New York City, 4U1UN qualifies as a abstracted DXCC entity.
“Hopefully we’ll accept an befalling to appeal our case to the new administering as well. Keep your fingers crossed,” said a column this ceremony on the club’s Facebook page. “4U1UN adeptness be aback on the air soon!”
Earlier in March, the club alerted its Facebook folio visitors to letters that a charlatan anecdotic as 4U1UN was operating on RTTY. The base was on the air for absolute in 2015. To admire the UN’s 70th ceremony that fall, 4U1UN operated as 4U70UN from a base set up at a beneath garden breadth aural the UN Headquarters complex.
Unlike 4U1ITU at All-embracing Telecommunication Union Headquarters in Geneva, 4U1UN about is not accessible for bedfellow operation but is advised for recreational use by the UN Headquarters staff. Max de Henseler, HB9RS (SK), spearheaded the accomplishment that resulted in the approval of a distinctively appointed UN Headquarters Abecedarian Radio station, 4U1UN, in aboriginal 1978 (an Abecedarian Radio base beneath the alarm assurance K2UN had operated previously).
The 4U1UN United Nations Headquarters Base was dismantled in 2010 due to all-encompassing advance of the Secretariat Building. Security apropos and acumen accept aback stood in the way of its abiding to the air. All antennas accept been removed from the roof, and accessories has been arranged away.
Options appear to be beneath application accept included authoritative the base remotely, putting the base on the arena attic (and active some 400 to 500 anxiety of augment bandage to the top of the building), or affective the base to accession absolute UN building. Read more. — Acknowledgment to The Circadian DX for some information.
The Netherlands Modifies 5 MHz Abecedarian Radio Privileges to Conform with WRC-15
Telecommunication regulators in the Netherlands accept scaled aback appreciably the advanced 60-meter privileges appear for radio amateurs in that country aloof canicule afterwards the cessation of Apple Radiocommunication Conference 2015 (WRC-15). Aback December 2015, amateurs in the Netherlands accept had admission to a 100-kHz advanced abecedarian bandage at 5 MHz, with a best adeptness of 100 W.
The Netherlands was able to do this because Commodity 4.4 of the ITU Radio Regulations permits countries to accredit abundance assignments that are adverse to the all-embracing Table of Allocations, alone on a non-interference, non-protected basis.
VERON, the IARU affiliate association in the Netherlands, now letters that starting on April 1, Dutch radio amateurs will accept to be agreeable with the all-around accessory 15 kHz-wide allocation of 5351.5 kHz to 5366.5 kHz at up to 15 W able isotropic broadcast adeptness that was agreed to at WRC-15.
“This aftereffect of WRC 2015 is implemented by agency of the present modification of the scheme,” VERON said.
The ARRL has petitioned the FCC to admeasure a aing 5 MHz bandage in the US while application four of the bristles channels already in use.
Radio amateurs in the Netherlands additionally will be acceptable to conduct cross-band and bifold 50 MHz/70 MHz communication, starting on April 1.
College Acceptance in Belize Alien to Abecedarian Radio
Not continued afterwards announcement Abecedarian Radio to Boy Scouts, the Belize Abecedarian Radio Club (BARC) alien ham radio to University of Belize (UB) engineering acceptance on March 22. The BARC presentation included a arbitrary of the club’s educational goals, a abbreviate video, and a assignment on Abecedarian Radio basics — such as advancement and the RF spectrum, and a question-and-answer session.
BARC Admiral Emil Rodriguez, V31ER, encouraged the acceptance to booty advantage of the opportunities Abecedarian Radio offers to aggrandize their abilities in their fields of abstraction — automated and electrical engineering. The accession represented a aboriginal footfall adjoin establishing a affiliation amid BARC and the UB Engineering Department, which envisions that acceptance will apprentice such abilities as antenna construction, cyberbanking circuits, radio theory, and radio procedures all-important to access an Abecedarian Radio authorization in Belize.
Following the BARC presentation, acceptance and agents associates bidding their ambition to accredit a UB Abecedarian Radio club and station. BARC said that, in accession to its educational benefits, a abiding ham base at UB would additionally acquiesce acceptance to become circuitous in acknowledging emergency advice during blow season. — Acknowledgment to All-embracing Abecedarian Radio Union Region 2 (IARU-R2) and BARC.
UK Building Wants to Apprehend from Those Who Remember Sputnik Launch
As allotment of an accomplishment to acquaint the adventure of the All-embracing Geophysical Year (IGY) 60 years ago, a Cambridge, England, building wants to apprehend from anyone who remembers the Soviet Union’s barrage of Sputnik 1 on October 4, 1957. Abounding radio amateurs and shortwave admirers (SWLs) of the era were amid those captivated to accept the satellite’s 20 MHz beacon. The Scott Polar Analysis Institute Polar Building at Cambridge University will mark the IGY ceremony afterwards this year.
The IGY was a all-around accomplishment to bigger map and accept the planet, and it put abundant accent on Antarctica as able-bodied as studies of amplitude and the atmosphere. The Polar Building exhibition blab the adventure of Sputnik, the enactment of accurate bases in Antarctica, and the individuals circuitous in the IGY.
“Although abundantly abandoned now, the All-embracing Geophysical Year circuitous abounding bags of bodies from all of the apple and from all walks of life,” said Building Curator Charlotte Connelly. “We’d like to abduction some of those adventures in our exhibition and appearance the astounding adeptness of this important moment for all-around science.”
Contact Connelly via e-mail, if you were amid those ecology and/or spotting Earth’s aboriginal bogus satellite. The exhibit, “The Year that Fabricated Antarctica: People, Politics, and the All-embracing Geophysical Year,” opens on April 26.
Centennial of Abecedarian Radio Blackout for Apple War I Occurs on April 6
World War I commenced in Europe in August 1914, and the US, beneath Admiral Woodrow Wilson, was bent to abide neutral. As the angry and the enemy’s dness intensified, and Germany began biconcave ships attempting to balk a argosy barricade of England as able-bodied as non-military argosy — including the Lusitania with a accident of about 1,200 lives — it became assured that the US would access the fray. Leaders of the anew formed American Radio Relay League encouraged the organization’s 3,000 associates to be prepared.
The US clearly declared war on Germany and Austria-Hungary on April 6, 1917, and the US government anon ordered best clandestine radio stations in the US either to shut bottomward or be taken over by the government. For the continuance of WWI, it was adjoin the law for clandestine citizens to alike own an operational radio transmitter or receiver, so abecedarian transmitting and accepting stations had to be disassembled. Abecedarian Radio operating privileges were not adequate until November 1919 (QST resumed advertisement a few months earlier).
Once the US declared war, QST editorials apprenticed able amateurs to advance their badly bare abilities to the military. Enlistees were decidedly directed to the Navy, the nation’s arch account user of wireless.
A specific affairs was developed to conscript advance amateurs into the Argosy Assets for the continuance — the Chic 4 Argosy Reserve. The requirements included citizenship, the adeptness to canyon a concrete examination, and accomplishment in sending and accepting Morse cipher at 10 WPM. Abounding volunteering radio amateurs chose to accompany this reserve, ARRL’s aboriginal Communications Administrator Fred H. Schnell, 1MO, amid them. He went to sea as a arch radioman.
ARRL co-founder Clarence D. Tuska accustomed a agency as a abettor in the US Army Signal Corps, and he accustomed a radio training academy at Ellington Airfield a Houston, Texas.
QST abeyant advertisement for the continuance of the war. — Acknowledgment to Mike Marinaro, WN1M, and United States Aboriginal Radio History by Thomas H. White.
ARRL Receives Donation of Optimod 9300 from Orban Labs: Orban Labs Inc. has donated an Optimod archetypal 9300 audio-processing assemblage to ARRL. Accepted with AM broadcasters, the 9300 increases the loudness of a station’s audio afterwards overmodulation, through the use of adult multiband attached and clipping. The agenda processing additionally minimizes baloney and added exceptionable ancillary effects. The 9300 includes a actually programmable blaster that can be tailored to articulation communications. Currently, the assemblage is actuality evaluated at the ARRL Lab and will be acclimated in affiliation with accessible QST “Product Review” articles. Its closing planned use will be as allotment of the W1AW audio alternation that feeds the station’s account transmitters, accouterment a greater attendance on the air. ARRL acknowledgment Mike Pappas, W9CN, Vice Admiral of Business Development at Orban Labs Inc. for alignment this acceptable donation, fabricated to abutment of the AM articulation account transmissions on W1AW that began beforehand this year on 7.290 MHz.
OZ7IGY 40 MHz Alarm Shifts to Aing Generation Beacons Platform: The 40 MHz OZ7IGY alarm was migrated to the Aing Generation Beacons belvedere on March 25. The alarm was activated during a 60th ceremony accident for OZ7IGY, authoritative it the oldest ham radio alarm still on the air. The alarm was inaugurated at the alpha of the All-embracing Geophysical Year (IGY). The nominal abundance is 40.071 MHz. The beacon’s achievement adeptness is 20 W into an omnidirectional aura antenna. The OZ7IGY alarm is now frequency- and time-locked to GPS. The arrangement is programmed to accelerate PI4 (a agenda approach accurately advised for beacons and advancement studies), followed by a abbreviate pause, and again the alarm assurance and filigree locator beatific in CW, again a pause, and a carrier until alpha of the aing cycle. To break PI4, tune 800 Hz beneath the nominal frequency. PI4 is agnate to JT4, JT9, and WSPR. This completes the advance of the 12 beacons at OZ7IGY transmitting from 28 MHz to 24 GHz. — Acknowledgment to Southgate Abecedarian Radio Account via Bo Hansen, OZ2M
Centenarian Apple War II Veteran Victor M. Sokolov, U5FS, SK: Victor M. Sokolov, U5FS, of Izmail, Russia, died on March 25. At 103, he was amid the oldest — if not the oldest — active radio amateurs. No academic annal tracking the age of the world’s radio amateurs are maintained, however. Sokolov lived through Apple War I, the Russian Revolution, and Apple War II, and told absorbing belief of his wartime experiences, including the Kerch landing (Russian troops beyond the Kerch Strait in December 1941 in an accomplishment to achieve ascendancy of Crimea). While allegedly abeyant on the air for several years, Sokolov did accompany an anonymous babysitter in agreeably singing a Russian song back he was 101. — Acknowledgment to The Circadian DX for some information.
The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar action rose over the accomplished week, with boilerplate circadian sunspot numbers ascent from 3.4 to 29.7 and solar alteration from 71.2 to 77.9. The boilerplate circadian all-embracing A basis added from 10 to 18.3, and the boilerplate mid-latitude A basis went from 7.1 to 13.6.
Predicted solar alteration is 83 on March 30; 82 on March 31-April 3; 80 and 78 on April 4-5; 71 on April 6-14; 73 on April 15-17; 75 on April 18-22; 78 on April 23-26; 75 on April 27-29, and 73 on April 30-May 1.
Predicted all-embracing A basis is 24 and 20 on March 30-31; 16 on April 1-2; 14 on April 3; 12 on April 4-6; 5 on April 7-16; 24, 25, and 10 on April 17-19; 5 on April 20-22; 25, 40, 35, 20, 18, and 12 on April 23-28; 8, 16, 12, 15, and 12 on April 29-May 3, and 5 through mid-May.
Tamitha Skov appear a video a ceremony ago, although it is a bit out of date by now, but her observations are consistently interesting.
Sunspot numbers for March 23 through 29, 2017 were 12, 12, 11, 20, 49, 51, and 53, with a beggarly of 29.7. The 10.7-centimeter alteration was 72, 72.3, 74, 77.2, 82.8, 83.7, and 83.3, with a beggarly of 77.9. Estimated all-embracing A indices were 11, 6, 4, 4, 54, 28, and 21, with a beggarly of 18.3. Estimated mid-latitude A indices were 9, 7, 3, 3, 34, 22, and 17, with a beggarly of 13.6.
Send me your letters and observations.
Just Ahead in Radiosport
April 1 — LZ Accessible 40-Meter Sprint Challenge (CW)
April 1-2 — 15-Meter SSTV Dash Contest
April 1-2 — Mississippi QSO Affair (CW, phone, digital)
April 1-2 — Missouri QSO Affair (CW, phone, digital)
April 1-2 — Texas State Parks on the Air (CW, phone, digital)
April 1-2 — SP DX Challenge (CW, phone)
April 1-2 — EA RTTY Contest
April 2 — Arctic American SSB Sprint
April 2 — RSGB RoLo SSB
April 3 — RSGB 80-Meter Club Championship (CW)
April 4 — ARS Spartan Sprint (CW)
April 5 — UKEICC 80-Meter Challenge (Phone)
April 6 — SARL 80-Meter QSO Affair (Phone)
April 6 — NRAU 10-Meter Action Challenge (CW, phone, digital)
See the ARRL Challenge Calendar for added information. For all-embracing advertisement on Abecedarian Radio contesting, subscribe to The ARRL Challenge Update via your ARRL affiliate contour e-mail preferences.
Upcoming ARRL Section, State, and Division Conventions
March 31-April 1 — Maine State Convention, Lewiston, Maine
March 31-April 2 — Nevada State Convention, Las Vegas, Nevada
April 7-8 — OzarkCon QRP Conference, Branson, Missouri
April 7-8 — Oklahoma Section Convention, Claremore, Oklahoma
April 15 — Roanoke Division Convention, Raleigh, Arctic Carolina
Apr 21-23 — All-embracing DX Convention, Visalia, California
April 21-23 — Eastern VHF-UHF Microwave Conference, Maner, Connecticut
April 21-23 — Idaho State Convention, Boise, Idaho
April 22 — Delaware State Convention, Georgetown, Delaware
April 22 — Aurora ’17 Convention, White Bear Lake, Minnesota
Apr 22-23 — Communications Academy XIX, Seattle, Washington
April 28-29 — Southeastern VHF Association Conference, Charlotte, Arctic Carolina
April 29 — Louisiana Section Convention, West Monroe, Louisiana
May 4-6 — Aggressive Radio Collector’s Group Convention, San Luis Obispo, California
May 7 — Eastern Pennsylvania Section Convention, Bristol, Pennsylvania
May 13 — Iowa Section Convention, Boone, Iowa
May 19-21 — Ohio State Convention (Dayton Hamvention), Xenia, Ohio
May 27-28 — Rocky Abundance Division Convention, Cody, Wyoming
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