Welcome to the “ARRL News-Features” 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 23 July 2019, 1640 UTC, Post 1049.
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07/22/2019 | IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Seeks Student CubeSat RF Hardware Proposals
The IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) has announced the MTT-Sat Challenge for groups of students developing RF hardware for CubeSat applications.Read More
07/22/2019 | Microwave Update 2019 Online Registration Now Open
Online registration is now available for Microwave Update 2019.Read More
ARRL member-volunteers will be part of the excitement as the 2019 International Experimental Aircraft Association annual AirVenture show gets under way this week in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.Read More
07/22/2019 | Netherlands IARU Member-Society Reports “Disappointing Response” on 144 – 146 MHz Threat
The Netherlands International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) member-society VERON reports a “disappointing response” from national regulator Agentschap Telecom to a call from Dutch radio amateurs that 144 – 146 MHz be protected.Read More
07/22/2019 | Arctic IOTA Activity Gets Under Way this Week
Activity from some Arctic Circle islands begins this week.Read More
07/19/2019 | New Summer EURAO Party to Premier FT4
The motto of the new European Radio Amateurs’ Organization (EURAO) Summer Party is “Premiering FT4.”Read More
A cofounder and later president of HAL Communications, George W. “Bill” Henry, Jr., of Monticello, Illinois, died on July 17.Read More
07/19/2019 | EME SSTV Lunar Landing Commemorative Event Set
Moonbounce enthusiasts are invited to take part in a commemorative Earth-Moon-Earth (EME) slow-scan television (SSTV) party on 23 centimeters, marking the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing.Read More
Thousands of Scouts from some 160 countries who will attend the 24th World Scout Jamboree this summer in West Virginia will have the chance to witness an Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contact during their stay.Read More
07/19/2019 | The K7RA Solar Update
No spots, but plenty of Sporadic ERead More
The Nashville Tennessean newspaper recently featured the story of a 104-year-old ARRL member who contributed to NASA’s effort to put the first humans on the moon.Read More
07/18/2019 | The Doctor Will See You Now!
“Antenna Polarization” is the topic of the new (July 18) episode of the ARRL The Doctor is In podcast.Read More
07/17/2019 | ARRL Board to Meet on July 19 – 20
The ARRL Board of Directors will meet July 19 – 20.Read More
The ICQ Podcast has announced a partnership to establish an annual “Homebrew Heroes Award.”Read More
The WSJT Development Group has announced the “general availability” release of WSJT-X version 2.1.0.Read More
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has accepted the European Radio Amateurs’ Organization (EURAO) as a sector member.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering one more free Technician License Class this year. That class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019 at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island. For details, contact Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org
The next Hawaii QSO Party will be held from 23 August 2019 to 25 August 2019. You can download all of the rules and procedures here: http://www.hawaiiqsoparty.org/
“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 download a revised contest package here: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section