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[BIARC] Items for sale by Jim Kennedy – eliminating his ham equipment for health reasons

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Hello all,

I received an email from Mel KH6EKD seeking help distributing a list of equipment belonging to Jim Kennedy who is trying to eliminate his ham radio stuff due to health issues.

Here is a link to the list:<>


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Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.  This post covers the period 26 May 2019 through 29 May 2019.

Inter-EI activity begins on 40 MHz
In April of 2018, Irish (EI) radio amateurs gained access to much of the low VHF spectrum including 40 MHz. Some short distance contacts were established in November of that year

WPT high on IARU EMC Committee meeting
The SARL report that this week the IARU Region 1 EMC committee met to review the outcome of the recently held Vienna Interim Meeting as well as the interference potential of wireless power charging of electric vehicles

RSGB Cricket World Cup Amateur Radio Marathon
The Cricket World Cup will take place in England and Wales from 30 May until 14 July. UK and international call signs will be active on nine HF bands on SSB, CW, and digital modes

Before Social Media: Morse Code
The Milwaukee Independent commemorated the 175th anniversary of the sending of the first telegraph message from Washington DC to Baltimore

Saint Martin Island
Operators Paul/K9NU, John/W9ILY, Gary/N9AOL, John/K9EL and Marco/FS4WBS will team-up and be active as FS/homecall (except Marco) from a hillside location not far from Orient Beach on Saint Martin Island (NA-105) between December 4-13th

DXpeditions: When they are more than just ham radio
Access to some entities on the DXCC list has been hampered by the behavior of previous DXpedition team members.  This is not good.


News for Monday 27 May

South Orkney Islands DXpedition
Project plans continue to be developed. The radio and antenna strategies are complete and work is underway building detailed project plans and sourcing equipment

ICQPodcast – Hamvention 2019
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Bill Barnes N3JIX and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Dayton Hamvention 2019

Free VE exams in NC
Free Volunteer Examiner Amateur Radio Exams are being planned in North Carolina

Keith Pugh, W5IU Silent Key
ARISS Friends, It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of ARISS team member Keith Pugh, W5IU

Student rocket makes it to space
Where does the Earth’s atmosphere stop and space begin? It is tempting to take the approach Justice Potter Stewart did for pornography when judging a 1964 obscenity case and say “I know it when I see it.” That’s not good enough for scientists, though

New members: Community Friends Radio
CFR was founded in 1924, and recreated in 2017 by 24 regional clubs, most of them based in Russia, which objective is to preserve the true ham spirit and the free exchange of QSL cards

Larry Bacow KA1FZQ interview
Harvard University President, Larry Bacow KA1FZQ, has given an interview to The Harvard Gazette about his first year in the post

Newbury Radio Rally
It is only 4 weeks until the Newbury Radio Rally and everything is planned and ready for another enjoyable and busy day

Alcock and Brown Centenary
Members and friends of The Galway Radio Experimenters Club (GREC) will for the month of June be operating as EI100ABC to commemorate the 1st transatlantic non-stop crossing by the famous aviators Alcock & Brown who in June 1919 made the trip from Newfoundland, Canada to Clifden, Ireland in a Vickers Vimy plane

Further Ofcom rules to support fibre investment
Companies laying high-speed fibre cables for broadband and mobile networks will benefit from greater access to Openreach’s telegraph poles and underground tunnels, under draft decisions announced by Ofcom


News for Sunday 26 May

Foundations of Amateur Radio #207
Digital Origami in Software Defined Radio
As a quick recap of what I’ve discussed before, a Software Defined Radio is a tool that essentially measures the voltage at the base of an antenna system and sends that to a computer for processing

WIA response to ACMA 5 year spectrum outlook
Roger Harrison VK2ZRH from the WIA Spectrum Strategy Committee reports on the ACMA five-year spectrum outlook document and the WIA reponse

QSO Today – Mark Ziegler – WA2ILB
Mark Ziegler’s ham radio story began as a youngster, in the 50’s, that moved him into a career as an electronics engineer with the famous Bell Laboratories

EURAO’s General Assembly at HAM RADIO 2019
On Saturday, June 22, at its booth A1-696 in the Friedrichshafen exhibition, the members of EURAO will meet again to discuss about the past, the present and especially the future of the organization, its projects and its next objectives. All of you are invited to attend this event

NASA television to air Russian spacewalk at international space station
Two veteran Russian cosmonauts will venture outside the International Space Station for a spacewalk Wednesday, May 29, to retrieve science experiments and conduct maintenance on the orbiting laboratory

DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 17th May, through Friday, 24th May there were 199 countries active

The Space Weather Woman
The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

IOTA news from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

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)

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Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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