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Audio from March 11, 2015 2.1 X-Flare

WWV (left channel) announcing time of 16:16 UTC.  7.191.00 Mhz (right channel) station states “I think we had a solar flare”, then all propagation is halted for thirty-six minutes.
Recorded March 11, 2015.


iHam Radio News

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Static Discharge in Ionosphere due to G4 Solar Storm March 17, 2015

March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

This is a recording of WWV and 7.195.oo Mhz of the beginning of the G4 solar storm as it began to effect the 40 meter band. Recorded from W7RNA WebSDR in […]

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Static Levels during G4 G5 Solar Storm March 17, 2015

March 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Audio from KC7RUN in Norman, OK.
Recording 7.195 Mhz LSB as a G4 Geomagnetic Solar Storm sideswipes the Earth causing a radio blackout on the ham bands.

Notice high levels of static. You will hear operators […]

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Preppers Push Amateur Radio Numbers to All-Time High

March 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Where there’s Preppers, There’s Radios!
On March 04, 2015 the ARRL reported: “Amateur Radio growth in the US has continued to soar. At the end of 2014, the total number of radio amateurs in the FCC’s Universal Licensing […]

iHam Radio History

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2.1 X-Flare recorded by Amateur Radio for first time

March 15th, 2015|0 Comments

This page has been updated due to a better understanding of new data and events on March 12, 2015

Predicting when an X-Flare is going to click off is hard. Luckily amateur […]

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The Electromagnetic Telegraph

March 7th, 2015|0 Comments

The following paper is brilliant.  I found it online and it took me a few hours to read and digest it appropriately.  I’ll be the first one to tell you I ripped the paper off […]

KC7RUN iHam Radio Podcast

iHam Radio Podcast Production Audio Testing

The following is an audio test that I performed to make sure that my in-home studio is up, functional and not rendering any anomalies inside the broadcast.  Please have […]

The iHam Radio Podcast is Coming Soon

I was talking to a fellow amateur radio operator the other day when he made mention of my personal podcast .  Honestly, I really didn’t expect anyone to ever […]

iHam Technical News

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Over the Horizon Radar Pulse from 24.570.50 Mhz

March 19th, 2015|0 Comments

On March 18, 2015 I was running around the bands and found myself on 12 meters listening to absolutely nothing.  Most bands above 20 meters were still  taking a beating from the G4 Solar Storm […]


Digital Voice Unit now in Production

March 7th, 2015|0 Comments

Digital voice unit in production

Codec2 digital voice developer, David Rowe VK5DGR, has announced that the first batch of 100 SM1000s are being built in China right now and shipping may start in late March

The SM1000 is […]


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