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Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter

Welcome to the “Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter” for the week of 29 June 2019 from Big Island ARRL News.

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  • LHS Episode #289: Linux Deep Dive
    Hello and welcome to Episode #289 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, LHS gets a visit from Jon “maddog” Hall, a legend in the open source and Linux communities. He discusses–well–Linux. Everything you ever wanted to know about Linux from its early macro computing roots all the way up to the […]

  • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2019 Jun 24 16:10 UTC
    Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2019 Jun 24 0133 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 17 – 23 June 2019 Solar activity was at very low levels. No sunspots were observed on the visible disk. No Earth-directed CMEs were observed in available imagery. No proton events were observed at […]
  • LHS Episode #290: Where the Wild Things Are
    Welcome to Episode 290 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this short format show, the hosts discuss the recent ARRL Field Day, LIDs getting theirs, vandalism in Oregon, a Canonical flip-flop, satellite reception with SDR and much more. Thank you for tuning in and we hope you have a wonderful week.

    73 de […]

  • An RF-Quiet Light Dimmer
    This blog first appeared in February 2016 but is just as relevant today as it was then! I admit it. I have an extraordinarily kind next door neighbour!Ever since erecting a new, much bigger LF antenna several years ago, she has allowed me to run …
  • CW Part 2
    In 2016, I posted that I was learning CW by taking the CW Ops level 1 course. I did complete the class, made two on air QSO’s then life got in the way of the ham radio hobby and until … Continue reading →
  • LHS Episode #291: The Weekender XXX
    It’s time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. […]

  • Superpower AM Radio, Vacuum Tube Voltmeters, Picosatellites and Antennas for 6 Meters
    Stories you’ll find in our July, 2019 issue: Superpower AM Radio in the United States: Why it Failed By John F. Schneider W9FGH The term “superpower” was used frequently in the early years of American radio broadcasting, but its exact definition was continually evolving. In 1923, superpower referred to the newly-authorized 1,000 watt “Class B” […]
  • Sometimes technology can drive you back to old school
    It’s the Canada Day long weekend out this way and I’m off until Monday! My plans are to get some radio time in, do some reading and learn a bit more of what my Icom 7610 has to offer me. To help me with the learning curve I usually wonder to Youtube an…

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

“Grid Madness 2019”, the Hawaii Island-based VHF/UHF Simplex Contest, is set for Sunday, 15 September 2019, from 1300 to 1700 HST.  You can down load the complete contest package with revisions here: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will conduct one more free Technician License Class this year.  The class is set for 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.  Although the class is free, there is a testing fee of $15 to cover the expenses of the volunteer examiners (VEs).  Current licensees wanting to upgrade also may take tests for advance licenses at the final session of class.  To register for the Tech training class or for more information, please contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com.

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)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

https://bigislandarrlnews.com

 

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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Amateur Radio related websites

http://www.HawaiiARRL.info (ARRL Pacific Section website)

 

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https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.

https://www.eham.net.

http://www.southgatearc.org.

http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/ (ARRL Audio News Podcast).

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