HamClock and a Quick Guide to Propagation

The writer shares their experience with HamClock, a tool for amateur radio enthusiasts, highlighting its value in understanding HF propagation. They discuss its features, setup, and comparison with other similar tools. Additionally, information services such as NCDXF Beacons, VOACAP, DX Clusters, NOAA Space Weather scales, and more are explained. The article aims to spark interest in HF propagation for amateur radio enthusiasts.

EME/EMR/EMF Compliant or just confused?

The document discusses EME/EMR/EMF compliance for amateur radio operators in Australia. It addresses confusion and challenges related to understanding and meeting the requirements, as well as the limitations of the existing calculators provided by ACMA. The author suggests the need for clear legislation, quality calculators, and supporting documentation to facilitate compliance without undue costs and stress.

Chinese Radios – Illegal in Australia?

In Australia, the legality of Chinese radios, such as the Baofeng UV5R, for amateur use has sparked debate. While government documents are sparse, licensed amateur operators may have some leeway regarding non-type approved equipment. However, caution is advised, as regulations and privileges remain ambiguous and subject to individual interpretation and compliance.

Videos/Websites for All Grades of Licence Holders (including Foundation)

This post discusses the value of online archives for Amateur Radio resources, highlighting archive.org and worldradiohistory.com as valuable sources for magazines and books. It also emphasizes the importance of filtering internet content for quality, and provides a list of recommended podcasts, videos, and resources for various aspects of Amateur Radio.