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ICQ Podcast-Setting up a second shack

Big Island ARRL News, 09 January 2018, 1410 UTC, Post #421.


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In this episode of the “ICQ Podcast”, Martin is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Dan Romanchik (KB6NU), and Ed Durrant (DD5LP) to discuss the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news.  Colin (M6BOY) leads a discussion on how to set up a second shack in your home.

Here are the top stories reviewed by our panel this week:

News stories include:-
UK Ham Radio Guidance Resource
GEO Quarterly Magazine
Norway Ends National FM Broadcasting
Ontario Distracted Driving Temporary Exemption Extended
Sun Dimming as Solar Minimum Approaches
Australian Broadcaster 4KZ Now on Shortwave
First Transatlantic 472 kHz Band Contact
The Radio Amateur Society of Australia
Bath Repeaters Lose Site
German Class E 2.3 and 5 GHz Bands Access

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Just a reminder:

The Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Hamfest is coming to the Waimea Community Center in Kamuela on Saturday, 13 January 2018.  The event is sponsored by the Kohala Hamakua Radio Club and features a ham radio equipment/electronics swap meet, guest speakers, and a VE testing session for amateur radio licenses.  Doors open to the public at 0930 HST, with VE testing set for 1300 HST.  Vendor admission is $10, while general admission is $5.  For details, contact Steve Milner (Wh6N)–

Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur Radio news items to at least two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.

Opinions expressed in this blog are mine unless otherwise stated.

Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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