Accessed on 15 November 2018, 0525 UTC, Post 767.
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Comment: Here are some of the top Amateur/Ham Radio news stories compiled by HQ ARRL, Newington, CT, 06111. Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
11/14/2018 | New Beta Version of WSJT-X is Now Available, Mock FT8 Contest Set
A new WSJT-X “release candidate,” version 2.0.0-rc4, now is available, and the version 2.0 Quick Start Guide has been revised and extended.Read More
11/14/2018 | Southern New Jersey ARES Team Assists in Missing-Person Search
Ocean County, New Jersey, Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) volunteers recently assisted search groups looking for a missing man.Read More
11/14/2018 | Noted Contester, AR-Cluster Developer Terry Gerdes, AB5K, SK
Terry Gerdes, AB5K (ex-KX6OI), formerly of Texas, died on November 13 in Belize.Read More
11/14/2018 | Maritime Mobile Service Network Operators Assist Vessel with Ill Crew Member
Amateur Radio operators associated with the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) played a significant part in summoning medical assistance.Read More
11/13/2018 | Montenegro, Lithuania Latest to Join the 60-Meter Band Community
Montenegro and Lithuania are the latest countries to announce adoption of a new Amateur Radio band at 5 MHz.Read More
11/13/2018 | Amateur Radio Volunteers at the Ready for California Fire Duty
Amateur Radio has been active or standing by on several fronts as wildfires rage throughout sections of California.Read More
11/13/2018 | Amateur Radio Issues under Discussion in Geneva in Advance of WRC-19
As part of the run up to World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19), three International Telecommunication Union Radiocommunication Sector (ITU-R) Study Group 5 (SG 5) Working Groups have been meeting this week.Read More
11/13/2018 | Radio Amateurs of Canada Corporate Secretary Sukwan Widajat, VA3WID, SK
Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) reports its Corporate Secretary Sukwan Widajat, VA3WID/YB0SWI/AB1XM, has died.Read More
11/13/2018 | Inaugural “Green Keys Night” Set for January 1
“Green Keys Night” — an event aimed at promoting the restoration and use of vintage mechanical teleprinters — will take place on January 1, 2019 (UTC).Read More
11/12/2018 | Es’hail-2 Geostationary Satellite Launch Said to be Imminent
The world’s first geostationary satellite carrying Amateur Radio transponders could go into space from Cape Canaveral in a few days.Read More
11/12/2018 | ARRL Executive Committee Recommends Small Addition to Articles of Association
At its October 20 meeting, the ARRL Executive Committee voted to recommend to the full Board of Directors an addition to Article 1 of the Articles of Association.Read More
11/12/2018 | Eastern Massachusetts SEC Rob Macedo, KD1CY, Receives Blue Hills Observatory Outstanding Service Award
The Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center has awarded Eastern Massachusetts ARES SKYWARN Coordinator and Section Emergency Coordinator Rob Macedo, KD1CY, with its Outstanding Service Award.Read More
11/09/2018 | ARRL Staffers, State and Local Officials on Hand for Massachusetts ARISS School Contact
Pathfinder Amateur Radio Club students in Massachusetts queued up on November 2 to ask mostly technical questions of NASA astronaut Serena Maria Auñón-Chancellor, KG5TMT, on the ISS.Read More
11/09/2018 | The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available!
Start listening now!Read More
11/09/2018 | AMSAT’s Fox-1Cliff CubeSat Set to Launch on November 19
AMSAT is counting down to the launch of the next Fox-1 satellite, Fox-1Cliff.Read More
11/09/2018 | December is Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Month
December is Youngsters on the Air Month.Read Mo
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:
- Gene Johnson (KH6A) is retiring and returning to the U.S. mainland because of a medical condition. Gene says he has “a lot of ham and electrical stuff to give away (including a Yaesu 1000 and a IC-7300).” He adds that “It’s all in my garage and ready for the taking at 154 Huaalani in Hilo.” If you need a high performance HF transceiver, please pay Gene a visit and see what you can arrange.
- 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.