ICQ Podcast Episode 240–Repair and Safety Released


Big Island ARRL News, 26 June 2017, 14:25 hrs, UTC, Post #238.


Accessed on 26 June 2017, 14:25 hrs, UTC.

Reporters:  Martin (M1MRB/W9ICQ), Leslie Butterfield (G0CIB), Edmund Spicer (M0MNG), and Bill Barnes (N3JX).

Please click link to download the podcast.


The ICQ Podcast, hosted by Martin (M1MRB/W9ICQ), is one of my favorite internet programs. The podcast offers a variety of news items, events, equipment reviews, and practical tips on how to increase your enjoyment of Amateur Radio.  The current podcast features and excellent discussion of repair and safety issues applicable to radio amateurs.

Here are the news topics covered in the current podcast:

“US Ham Possible Oldest Active Radio Amateur
WIA consults – Increased Foundation Power
Morse No Longer Required for Jamaican Radio Operators
UK Based Real-time Propagation Tool
FCC Part 97 Ham Radio Changes
5 MHz for Jamaica
Asteroid named after Radio Ham
Irish 2017 VHF/UHF Contest

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Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii Island, ARRL Pacific Section

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