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Comment: Here are the 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
Radio amateurs in Indonesia’s Banten Province are in position to support emergency any necessary emergency communication in the wake of a “stealth tsunami” on December 22.Read More
12/21/2018 | The K7RA Solar Update
Solar activity remains low, but the Geminid meteor shower was a hitRead More
12/20/2018 | Holiday Serenade on Sideband Set from Antarctica
Each year, volunteers at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, celebrate the holidays by serenading those at the remote, Antarctic field camps via HF radio.Read More
Two US radio amateurs helped to make Youngsters on the Air Month (YOTA Month) a success in Ethiopia.Read More
Southern New Jersey will have a new Section Manager starting on January 1.Read More
The “Hunt for Santa Claus” (HSC) will start on Friday, December 21.Read More
12/20/2018 | The Doctor Will See You Now!
“Ground Plane Antennas” is the topic of the new (December 20) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast.Read More
One billion records and nearly 1.8 million contacts confirmedRead More
The FCC has released its Plan for Orderly Shutdown in case funds become unavailable to continue operation.Read More
The ARRL has filed a Petition for Rulemaking (PRM) asking the FCC to amend its Part 97 Amateur Service rules to incorporate the provisions of the Amateur Radio Parity ActRead More
12/18/2018 | Countdown to Third Annual AM Rally Has Begun
The third annual AM Rally is on the near horizon — just about 6 weeks away — getting under way at 0000 UTC on February 2 and continuing until 0700 UTC on February 4.Read More
New Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) packet equipment awaits unpacking and installation on board the station.Read More
12/17/2018 | WD9EWK Wins the December QST Cover Plaque Award
For his article about digital communication with the International Space StationRead More
Registration now is open for the QRP Amateur Radio Club International “Four Days in May” (FDIM), Thursday – Sunday, May 16 – 19.Read More
Registration now is open for 2019 ConTest University (CTU), Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Dayton, Ohio. This is the day before Hamvention® opens in Xenia. More than 7,500 students have attended CTU sessions over the last 13 y…Read More
12/16/2018 | Radio Amateurs in Turkey Gain Access to Two Bands
Turkey’s telecom regulator has released two new allocations to Amateur Radio.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio notes:
The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/HamFest is set for Saturday, 02 February 2019, at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea (Kamuela). Doors will open at 0930 HST and close shortly after 1400 HST. The program includes a swap meet, vendor sales, an EMCOMM forum, and VE testing for new and upgraded amateur radio licenses. For details,contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at email@example.com.
Alan (AD6E/KH6TU) is still taking student enrollments for his January 2019 online CW class. According to Alan, the class “is an on-line video chat meeting twice a week for eight weeks, most likely Monday and Thursday at 6 pm HST for an hour each…” Sign up here:
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Aloha es 73 de
Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section