Accessed on 21 August 2018, 0514 UTC, Post #662.
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Here are some of the top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories compiled by http://qrznow.com. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
“Are you looking for a fun and easy antenna project? The 1/4 ground plane might be just the ticket. This particular ground plane is constructed… Read more
SAQ, the old Alexanderson alternator transmitter at the World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station in Sweden, received 321 listener reports in response to… Read more
The new 6-4-20 is a serious performer with an 11.1m computer optimised tapered boom and 10 elements on both 50MHz and 70MHz with a single feed point…. Read more
“Dummy Loads” is the topic of the new (August 16) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen…and learn!
“Dummy Loads” is the topic of the new (August 16) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen…and learn! Sponsored by DX Engineering,… Read more
FT8CALL “FT8, as we know, has dominated the airwaves for over a year now. Imagine the ability to have keyboard to keyboard ragchew, with… Read more
A New Jersey radio amateur and Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) member has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from President Donald Trump. AR… Read more
“YOTA 2018 South Africa is now over, and one of the highlights of the youngsters’ week were the kit building sessions. They had the opport… Read more
“Be sure to watch to the end for a Parker Solar Probe Dedication! aurora shows, especially at high latitudes. Two coronal holes are rotating thr… Read more
Reorganized and updated FCC Personal Radio Services (PRS) Part 95 rules have been published in The Federal Register. Among other things, the PRS cover… Read more
The SJ9WL-LG5LG Morokulien memorial station on the border of Sweden and Norway is off the air after a large tree, brought down during a severe storm o… Read more
Just-completed research at the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) transmitters in Gakona, Alaska, successfully took advantage of t… Read more
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:
The Kohala Hamakua Radio Club has invited Oscar Resto (KP4RF), the ARRL Section Manager for Puerto Rico, to speak to Hamakua and kohala residents on hurricane preparedness on Wednesday, 29 August 2018, 6:30 p.m. HST, at the North Hawaii Community Hospital conference room in Waimea (Hawaii Island). The event is free, but hospital seating is limited. RSVP to Norm (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mr. Resto will also be speaking at the LDS Church in Orchidland with presentations set for Tuesday, 28 August 2018, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. HST. Please RSVP to Pascal (email@example.com) if you plan to attend these meetings. We need a head count for event planning.
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 this fun contest “to test your equipment, coverage and operating skills using simplex FM on 2 meters and 70 cm…” For more information, please visit this website: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com.
For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily and weekly. Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section