Accessed on 11 April 2018, 0426 UTC, Post #521.
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Here are the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news articles from http://qrznow.com. Views expressed in this post are those of the reporters and correspondents.
ARRL VEC Conducts First-Ever Amateur Radio Licensing Exam Session in Cambodia
The first ARRL VEC Amateur Radio examination session in Cambodia was held on April 5. The session resulted in two new Technician licensees, both Cambo… Read more
ARISS-Russia International Space Station Slow-Scan Television (SSTV) Event Set
ARISS-Russia will mark Cosmonautics Day (International Day of Human Space Flight) with special SSTV transmissions from the International Space Station… Read more
Major Rove by Satellite Ops Could Make Rare Grids Squares Available
2018 ARRL International Grid Chase (IGC) participants take note: satellite operators Doug Tabor, N6UA, and Ken Alexander, VE3HLS, will travel to the J… Read more
Second Public Test of FT8 DXpedition Mode Demonstrates High Contact Rates Possible
The second public test of FT8 DXpedition Mode has shown that the mock DXpedition stations (“Foxes”) were able to work the pileups of callers (“Hounds”… Read more
World Amateur Radio Day
Every April 18th, radio amateurs worldwide take to the airwaves in celebration of World Amateur Radio Day. It was on this day in 1925 that the Interna… Read more
More Frequent Spotless Days Now, Can Signal Solar Activity in the Future, Top Contester Says
The sunspot numbers have not been good, and it does not seem they’ll be getting much better anytime soon. According to the April 6 “K7RA Solar Update,… Read more
Portable Repeater Controller
This microprocessor-based Portable Repeater Controller was designed to quickly build a fully functional repeater ‘in the field’ in less th… Read more
Ham Radio Deluxe 22.214.171.1245 Released
he second release of Ham Radio Deluxe for 2018 is now available for download. Please download it from the Download pages on our website at: http://www.Ham-Ra… Read more
GridTracker – WSJT-X or JTDX decodes
GridTracker GridTracker is a companion program for WSJT-X. It listens to WSJT-X or JTDX decodes and displays them on a map for Linux, Mac, and Windows… Read more
MixW 4 is a new multi-mode, multi-platform software for radio amateurs.
MixW 4 is a new multi-mode, multi-platform software for radio amateurs. A completely new outlook. Tons of new features. JT65 and FT8 modes. Kiw… Read more
ARRL Searching for its Next CEO
ARRL is seeking a full-time Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in Newington, Connecticut, to direct its day-to-day activities. ARRL has 159,000 members, an… Read more
Radioddity GD-77S versus GD-77, an Odd Radio
GD-77S Dual band VHF UHF: Meet the different system standard in different states and countries. Dual time slot for point to point: You can use separat… Read more
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio activities:
Big Island Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) April 2018 Newsletter.
Everyone is invited to the HPP Radio Day on Saturday, 28 April 2018, 0900 to 1600 HST, at the Hawaiian Paradise Park Community Center, 17th and Maku’u Drive in the Puna District. For details, contact Mike Stratton (KH6PAC) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You still have time to sign up for the Big Island Amateur Radio Club QTH.NET Email Listserve. If you want to join our group, please send an email to Les Hittner (K0BAD) at email@example.com.
Free classes to prep students for the Amateur Radio Technician’s License are now underway at the West Hawaii Civic Center in Kona. VE testing is set for 26 April 2018. The next class is set for 03 May 2018 at the HOVE Community Center in Ocean View, with the VE monitored exam scheduled for 07 June 2018. The final Technician License prep class for this year will be held at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, beginning on 01 November 2018. The VE administered exam is set for 13 December 2018. A test fee of $15 in exact change will be collected at the time of each exam. For more information, please contact Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily and weekly.
Please send your Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio news items to email@example.com at least two weeks prior to your event so I can notify our local print and broadcast media in a timely manner.
Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section