Big Island ARRL News, 05 February 2018, 1455 UTC, Post #449.


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In this edition of the UK-based “ICQ Podcast”, Martine (M1MRB) joins Leslie (G0CIB), Matthew (M0NJX), Bill (N3JIX), and Colin (M6BOY) to discuss the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and events.  Bill (M0NJX) discussed RF Safety in your shack and home.

Here are the main topics discussed in Episode 259:

ICQ Podcast Episode 259 – RF Safety


News stories include:-
SSTV on a Baofeng?
New BT broadband service to transmit across VHF
Updates Iceland Radio Regulation
AO-92 Commissioned and Open for Amateur Use
New Zealand get 5 MHz (60m)
Signal From ‘Dead’ NASA Satellite
InnovAntennas Releases 4/2m Dualbander
20m WSPR Balloon Travels the World
WIA Want Power Increase

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Aloha es 73 de

Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section