Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter, Week of June 30, 2018


Accessed on 30 June 2018, 1510 UTC, Post #607.


“Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter” for the week of 30 June 2018.

Here are the main topics covered in the current edition of the “Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter”:

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

    • ICQ Podcast Episode 270 – Round-up from Ham Radio 2018
      In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, and Bill Barnes N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episode’s feature covers interviews from H…


      • Ham radio as I know it is out
        I decided to put my Elecraft K3, Elecraft P3  , K-pod and LP-Pan up for sale!! It may sound odd but I was very close to the K3 and it served me very well. The support at Elecraft is amazing along with many rig software updates. The gear was s…


        • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2018 Jun 25 16:10 UTC
          Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2018 Jun 25 0343 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 18 – 24 June 2018 Solar activity was at predominately very low levels with an isolated C2/Sf flare observed at 21/0115 UTC from Region 2715 (N08, L=231, class/area Dac/120 on 23 Jun). This region, […]



            • Barn Door Wide!
              Alfred Morgan 1 Tube Regen courtesy: KC9KEPThe next CLE event will be the “Barn Door” listening activity which requires listeners to use receivers without the usual narrow filters. Some of the older tube radios can do this easily as can most homebrew…


            • Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 209
              Receive SSTV from Space June 29-July 1 These images will commemorate the various satellites that were hand-deployed from the ISS. AMSAT UK Attendance holds steady at Hamvention 2018 At 28,417 visitors, Hamvention recorded its third-largest attendance ever in its second year at its still-new location in Xenia, Ohio. ARRL “Baker is Brutal!” KH1/KH7Z DXpedition team […]
            • Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Notes:

            • Jim Sugg (AH6AE) needs a “patient” radio amatuer “to demo how ham radio works at (the) upcoming emergency preparedness fair in Waimea (Hawaii Island)…on Saturday, August 25, 2018, from 8am-12pm.” The event will be held in the Mana Christian Ohana Hall near the Kahilu Theatre.  For details, call Jim at (8-8) 747-4500 (mobile).
            • The Fifth Annual Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event is coming on Sunday, 16 September 2018 from 1300 to 1700 HST.  The Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club sponsors Grid Madness, a FUN event that “test(s) your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm.”  For details, visit  You can also contact Stan Froseth (AH6KO) at
            • For the latest Amateur 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 for inclusion in this blog and for submission to our local print, broadcast, and social media outlets.
            • Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM), Public Information Coordinator, Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section.
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