Amateur Radio Weekly-Issue 232, 09 Mar 2019

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Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by “Amateur Radio Weekly”, 09 March 2019.

Editor:  Cale Mooth (K4HCK).

Accessed on 10 March 2019, 0745 UTC, Post 892.

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 Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 232

2019 State of the Hobby Survey
This is the third annual State of the Hobby survey. 2018 came booming in with nearly 3,000 responses.
N8RMASo Now What?
ARRL is launching a new bi-weekly podcast geared to those who are just getting started on their Amateur Radio adventure.
ARRL

Light up 2 Meters Night – an FM Simplex event
Taking place on March, 24, 2019, from 6-8pm local time.
W5KV

The $50 Ham: Getting Your Ticket Punched
Today we start a new series dedicated to amateur radio for cheapskates.
Hack A Day

New DMR network: QRM_Network
This is a good place to experiment with new hardware and software.
KC3OL

My return to Ham Radio
This story is about my observations after returning to the hobby after a long absence. How has amateur radio changed?
VE7SAR

Ham Radio EMCOMM Go Kit
When building a go kit you should think about what you need the kit to do and how you will be using it.
High On Solder

Best handheld Radio for preparedness?
The Yaesu VX-6R and VX-7R are excellent handheld radios for those interested in communications preparedness.
OH8STN

HRPT stations worldwide
These are Stations from Radio Amateurs that Receive HRPT images in L-Band from Polar Orbiting Weather Satellites.
Tynet.eu

Video

Testing the Medium Wave capabilities of a Kenwood TH-D74A
Medium Wave reception test of an unlikely receiver.
YouTube

Making a paper cup microphone for less than $10
You can make a microphone out of a paper cup, some magnets, and some wire.
LeoMakes

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Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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