Accessed on 20 September 2018, 1426 UTC, Post #699.
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Here are today’s top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories from HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
News & Features
The ARRL Puerto Rico Section, hard hit by Maria last year, is holding monthly meetings in different cities around the island in efforts toward establishing an Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) organization in Puerto RicoRead More
09/20/2018 | New Beta Version WSJT-X 2.0 Boasts Major Changes
The WSJT-X Development Group has announced a new “candidate release,” WSJT-X 2.0 rc1.Read More
09/20/2018 | The Doctor Will See You Now!
“Tools for the Amateur Station” is the topic of the current (September 13) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast.Read More
AMSAT-NA has announced the results of its Board of Directors election.Read More
09/17/2018 | Nominations Sought for 2018 ARRL Bill Leonard Award
The ARRL Public Relations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2018 Bill Leonard Award.Read More
09/16/2018 | Radio City Announces Closing, Owners to Retire
Amateur Radio retailer Radio City, Inc. of Mounds View, Minnesota, has announced it is closing.Read More
Amateur radio volunteers from several South Carolina counties are pitching in to help support emergency communication, as the state deals with the aftereffects of Hurricane Florence.Read More
The FCC has granted an ARRL request for a temporary waiver of Section 97.307(f) of the FCC’s Amateur Service rules to permit the use of PACTOR 4 for hurricane relief efforts.Read More
The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has announced that it’s shutting down its activation for Hurricane Florence.Read More
The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN), which has been tracking the approach of Hurricane Florence, plans to remain active “until no longer needed.”Read More
Listen now on your PC, smartphone, or tabletRead More
09/14/2018 | The K7RA Solar Update
A small sunspot appears, and then vanishesRead More
W1AW will suspend its regular bulletin and code practice transmissions on Friday, September 14.Read More
09/13/2018 | The Doctor Will See You Now!
“Tools for the Amateur Station” is the topic of the new (September 13) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast.Read More
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Administrative Council (AC) held its annual face-to-face meeting September 8 – 9 in Seoul, Korea, immediately prior to the IARU Region 3 Conference.Read More
09/12/2018 | IARU Region 1 Monitoring System Reports Disappearance of Two 40-Meter Broadcast Intruders
The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that two long-time broadcast intruders on 40 meters are gone.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:
Don’t forget to participate in the 2018 ARRL Simulated Emergency Test (SET) on Saturday, 13 October 2018, from 0900 to 1200 HST. You can find the formal press release here: https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.
The final round of free Amateur Radio Technician Class License prep classes will begin on 01 November 2018 at teh Keaau Community Center in Keaau. The VE-administered exam will be given on 06 December 2018. A test fee of $15.00 in exact cash will be collected prior to the exam. For details, 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. Thanks for joining us today.
Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section