Welcome to another Amateur/Ham Radio update from Big Island ARRL News.
Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content provided by HQ ARRL, 225 Main Street, Newington, CT, 06111.
Accessed on 21 March 2019, 0030 UTC, Post 905.
This post includes the current edition of “The ARES-E Letter” and recent press releases from the ARRL.
Source for “The ARES-E Letter for March 20, 2019:
Please click link to read the full ARES-E Letter.
Here are the main points discussed in “The ARES E-Letter”:
- Urgent Need for Mentors for Updated New ARRL Introduction to Emergency Communications Course
- Don’t Miss the 2019 ARRL National Convention at Dayton Hamvention® Programs
- Ohio ARES Musters for January Snowmageddon
- Comments Due Friday on Proposed Updates to the National Emergency Communications Plan
- Letters: On Doing Double Duty for Public Service and Personal Health
- Letters: On Possible Role in Opioid Crisis, Response
- ITU Teams with Americas’ Telecoms and IARU, Promotes WinLink
- Iowa Water Utility Assisted by ARES for RFI Issue
- FEMA Releases IS-0200.c Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
- More Street Sense for Emergency Communication
- New Books: Energy Choices for the Radio Amateur , from ARRL
- K1CE For a Final: Anderson Powerpoles, GoVerticalUSA Products
- Source: http://www.arrl.org/news-features
- Here are the current press releases from HQ ARRL, 225 Main Street, Newington, CT, 06111. as of 20 March 2019:
03/20/2019 | Comments Due March 22 on Proposed Updates to the National Emergency Communications Plan
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is seeking feedback on proposed updates to the National Emergency Communications Plan (NECP).Read More
03/20/2019 | FCC Adopts New Rules for Spectrum above 95 GHz in Branded “Spectrum Horizons” Initiative
The FCC has adopted new rules to encourage development of new communication technologies and expedite the deployment of new services above 95 GHz.Read More
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) represented the interests of the Amateur and Amateur-Satellite Services in Geneva at last month’s second Conference Preparatory Meeting (CPM).Read More
03/20/2019 | Canadian Amateur Radio Interference Case Adjudicated
A nagging interference case in Canada has been adjudicated.Read More
A new Islands On The Air (IOTA) island — Inakari Island (EU192) — was activated for the first time in February by a small international team. Kataja/Inakari Island was added to the official IOTA list last fall. MarttiRead More
Special event station VI9NI will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Norfolk Island Act.Read More
The West Coast Qualifying Run of March 23 will not be transmitted on 17 and 15 meters.Read More
An FCC Enforcement Bureau Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NoUO) issued last fall to a California Technician-class licensee for alleged unlicensed FM broadcasting cites violations of the Part 97 Amateur Service rules.Read More
03/20/2019 | Radio Amateurs Aid Isolated Settler in Chile
Radio Club de Chile reports “a short story with a happy ending.” Don Martin, a settler living in an isolated location of Chile.Read More
03/20/2019 | HAARP Gearing Up for its Spring Research Campaign
Alaska’s High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) is prepping for its spring research program.Read More
The FCC Enforcement Bureau has an opening for an electronics engineer (field agent) for the Dallas, Texas, area, that may be of interest to radio amateurs.Read More
03/20/2019 | Amateur Radio Becoming More Expensive in Tunisia
Amateur Radio is not exactly a trouble-free or inexpensive avocation to pursue in Tunisia.Read More
The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Administrative Council has honored Hans Zimmermann, HB9AQS/F5VKP.Read More
03/19/2019 | Smithsonian Institution’s NN3SI Returning to the Air
The historic NN3SI call sign is being reactivated under the aegis of the Smithsonian Institution Amateur Radio Group.Read More
Radio amateurs attending the 20th Young Researchers Congress in Münster, Germany, plan to launch an APRS-carrying weather balloon on March 21.Read More
The 3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition website has announced that the team of operators — led by Polish DXpeditioner Dom Grzyb, 3Z9DX — set sail on March 19 from Cape Town, South Africa.Read More