Big Island ARRL News, 06 February 2018, 1535 UTC, Post #450
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02/05/2018 | Foxes and Hounds — FT8 DXpedition Mode is in the Works for WSJT-X
Joe Taylor, K1JT, has issued a progress report on the team’s efforts to develop FT8 DXpedition Mode.Read More
02/04/2018 | D-Star ONE Phoenix, First D-Star Communication Spacecraft, Launched
A Soyuz rocket launched D-Star ONE Phoenix and 10 other satellites into orbit on February 1 from Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia.Read More
02/03/2018 | 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition Aborted over Safety Concerns
In a huge disappointment for the DX community and the members of the 3Y0Z Bouvet Island team, the DXpedition leaders announced at 2000 UTC today (February 3) announced the decision to abort the DXpedition.Read More
02/02/2018 | Z60A Fielding Three Stations to Handle Huge Pileups for New DXCC #1
Three Z60A stations are up and running with DL3DXX, DL5CW, DJ5IW, IK0FVC, and VE7NY handling operating duties.Read More
02/02/2018 | Volunteers Invited to Assist in 2018 Boston Marathon
Opportunities for Amateur Radio and non-amateur volunteers are available for the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16.Read More
02/02/2018 | ARRL Board Meeting Minutes Posted
Minutes of the 2018 ARRL Annual Board of Directors Meeting are now available.Read More
02/02/2018 | Wireless Institute of Australia Seeks Amateur Radio Power Increase
The Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) is seeking a power increase for radio amateurs.Read More
02/02/2018 | NOAA Seeks Comments on Discontinuing WWV-WWVH North Atlantic and North Pacific Marine Storm Warnings
NOAA is once again considering ending North Atlantic and North Pacific Marine storm warning announcements.Read More
02/02/2018 | The K7RA Solar Update
Low sunspot conditions continueRead More
02/02/2018 | A Reminder: Second Annual AM Rally Special Event is this Weekend
The AM Rally special event, inviting operators to explore the original phone mode, takes place over the February 2-4 weekend.Read More
02/01/2018 | Bouvet Island — So Near, Yet So Far Away
The 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition team now at anchor off Bouvet Island, but weather and sea conditions have not resolved to the point where the team can begin transporting equipment and personnel.Read More
02/01/2018 | ARRL Suggests FCC May Need to Intervene to Ensure Effective Antenna Rights
ARRL addresses the extent of Amateur Radio’s response to recent hurricane disasters and efforts needed to expand the use of Amateur Radio services when it comes to planning, testing, and providing emergency communication.Read More
02/01/2018 | A New QST QuickStats Poll Has Been Posted
Cast your votes today!Read More
02/01/2018 | RST-Suffix Stations on the Air
he North Country DX Association will field RST-suffix stations in Alaska, Yukon Territory, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Greenland, for the entire month of March.Read More
02/01/2018 | The Doctor Will See You Now!
“Automatic Gain Control” is the topic of the latest (February 1) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast.Read More
02/01/2018 | Czech Republic Gains Access to 5-MHz “WRC-15” Allocation Plus Existing 12 Channels
Czech Republic radio amateurs gain additional access to 60 meters.Read More
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