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AMSAThas told the FCCthat several proposed rule changes related to the mitigation of orbital debris would have an extremely detrimental effect on both the Amateur Satellite Service and AMSAT’s ability to launch and operate new satellites, including A…Read More
04/09/2019 | AMSAT-India Successfully Launches APRS Satellite
The Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) payload on AMSAT-India’s AISAT-1 satellite is operational on 145.825 MHz.Read More
04/09/2019 | More ARISS SSTV Transmissions Scheduled
ARISS-Russia is planning to transmit slow-scan television (SSTV) images from the International Space Station.Read More
The Jersey Shore Amateur Radio Society (JSARS) on February 16 hosted the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Council in support of the 2019 Thinking Day On The Air (TDOTA) event.Read More
04/09/2019 | FT8 Contest Set for April 13 – 14
The European FT8 Club is sponsoring an FT8 DX Contest starting at 1200 UTC on April 13 and running through 1200 UTC on April 14.Read More
The bidding has begun in the Out of This World ARISS Auction, which wraps up on April 14 at 2200 UTC.Read More
04/09/2019 | VK5SFA Wins the April QST Cover Plaque Award
For his article about a high-power compact loop antennaRead More
04/08/2019 | Solar Cycle 25 Predicted to be Similar to Cycle 24
Scientists charged with predicting the Sun’s activity for Cycle 25 say it’s likely to be much like that of current Cycle 24Read More
04/08/2019 | The May Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!
Start reading the May issue today!Read More
04/06/2019 | ARRL President Commends Amateur Radio’s Volunteer Public Service Role during National Volunteer Week
ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, is using the occasion of National Volunteer Week, April 7 – 13, to highlight Amateur Radio’s role in helping the public as volunteers.Read More
04/05/2019 | The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available
Start listening now!Read More
A pause for consideration to amend Part 97 of the Commission’s Rules regarding technical standards applicable to data communications in the Amateur Radio ServiceRead More
04/05/2019 | The K7RA Solar Update
There was a weak sunspot, but little moreRead More
04/04/2019 | ARRL Seeks Contest Program Manager
ARRL is inviting qualified candidates to apply for the position of Contest Program Manager.Read More
Amateur Radio will again be represented at the 2019 National Hurricane Conference, April 22 – 25 in New Orleans.Read More
04/04/2019 | So Now What?
“Covering the Rules on Calling CQ” is the focus of the new (April 4) episode of the “So Now What?“ podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
The Big Island Amateur Radio Club (BIARC) will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, 13 April 2019, 1400 HST, at the Puna Community Church just up the road from the Keaau Community Center.
Those wishing to register for the new ARRL EMCOMM Course (EC-001) should contact Clem Jung (KH7HO) at email@example.com. The next class begins in June 2019.
Doug Wilson (KH6DQ) is continuing his free Technician License Classes on Hawaii Island. Here are the upcoming class dates: 19 April 2019, 1830 HST, Discovery Harbor in Ka’u; 23 May 2019 in Waimea (location TBA); and 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau. Contact Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section