Looks like another high active sunspot region will be rotate into view, expecting high activity on the band this week, as this video show another flare emerge at South-Eastern.
Ham around the world is looking forward this weekend CQ World Wide WPX SSB Contest. Bet with this activities, ham can look forward a improving shortwave radio communications.
Check out the Video below:
More info: http://sunspotwatch.com/
The team will arrive Port Vila on 28th Sept and leave Vanuatu on 14th Oct.
Read more HERE
This Dxpedition will start on July 9th for 20 days from Juba, capital city of Southern Sudan.
For more updated of the dxpedition read more below
COWICHAN VALLEY - The disaster in Japan has many people on Vancouver Island wondering how we would handle the same thing.
In an emergency like that communication is key, but internet cell phones and land lines would likely be knocked out.
That's when emergency responders would take a step back in time and marshal our resources using a decades-old technology that most of us wouldn't even know how to operate.
Read more HERE
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CQ Newsroom: 'Quake-Tsunami SSB Nets in Operation: "Emergency communications nets related to the earthquake centered near Sendai, Japan and resultant tsunami affecting the Pacific Rim are the ..."
Frequency operate by:
Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network - SATERN - in operation on 14.265 MHz SSB
Oregon ARES/RACES on 3.964 MHz SSB.
Keep clear of those above frequency for search and rescue operation at Japan.
More picture HERE
The tremor, measuring at 8.9 started at 1446 Japan time (0546 GMT), is the one of the largest earthquake for Japan.
More Pictures HERE
Below is the CNN video being recorded by AVN/NHK in Japan showing the quake situation.
More of CNN Video - HERE
At this moment 13 countries surrounding Pacific Ocean including East Malaysia Sabah and Sarawak is getting ready for the tidal wave. Taiwan, Philippines and Hawaii being the nearest country is already started to evacuate coastal area resident to high ground and brace for Tsunami to arrive.
This is another earthquake disaster after a 6.3 Magnitude that rock Christchurch last month.
Click HERE for the impact assessment by GDACS
Everyone in the World has their eyes on the news!
Who operate what mode - HERE
Operate at what frequency - HERE
VU4PB QSL Manager is W3HNK
Good Luck and Good DX! and See you on the air!
Mar 07, SSN=122, SFI=153, A=9, K=1
Today itself the SSN is at highest point of the cycle 24 and on 10M and 6M band is very much active over the weekend lasted until today. Cluster was looping very fast pass few days.
Hope this condition prolong towards to end of the month, where CQ WW WPX contest is happening. That will be more fun to play with.
See you in the band, Good DX to you and Good Luck!
More spots emerge from the Sun surface, it may or may not gives high value of SSN. But I'm sure that SFI, A and K index will increase.
There are some activities at late night over here at Malaysia particular to 10M and 6M band.
Hopefully propagation in the afternoon open from 9M2 to EU and AF region and night Open to SA and NA.
Good Luck and Good DX!
Sun Spot Number (SSN), SFI, together with A and K Index can see some increase in its number.
|3/2||1210||0310||SSN=72(Mar 01), SFI=111, A=25, K=4|
|3/2||0910||0010||SSN=72(Mar 01), SFI=111, A=26, K=4|
|3/2||0610||2110||SSN=72(Mar 01), SFI=111, A=26, K=4|
|3/2||0310||1810||SSN=54(Feb 28), SFI=96, A=2, K=5|
|3/2||0010||1510||SSN=54(Feb 28), SFI=96, A=2, K=5|
Looking forward good propagation!
When I was at Oita-prefecture 2 years back, He (JH6MBD) welcome me at the Oita Airport and bring me around his city visiting hams houses and sightseeing. When he says that he wanted to visit Malaysia for the 1st time. What else can I say... Please Come!
Arrival at the KLIA hall on the 25th Feb, a welcome dinner was held somewhere at KL suburb area. There after started his 3 days journey visiting KL, Seremban and Melaka before he departure back to Oita on 27th Feb.
Those places that I bring him to visit in KL is Twin Tower, KL Tower and Genting Highland and also not forgetting the famous 9M2JKL - Japanese Ham Club House.
And in my home town, I bring him to visit 9M4CPD Rented Shack in Port Dickson.
I also bring him to Melaka to visit famous places.
Here is the some pictures.
Back L-R: 9M2ADX, 9M2/JI3QCQ, 9M2AC, ME, 9M2BZ
L-R: YL, Me, 9W2PD, 9M2PD, 9M2IDJ, JH6MBD and 9W2KNZ