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07/26/2019 | The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available
Start listening now!Read More
07/26/2019 | RSGB Announces New FT4 Contests
The Radio Society of Great Britain Contest Committee has announced a series of contests using the new digital mode FT4.Read More
07/26/2019 | New Chinese Amateur Radio Satellite Launched
The spherical Chinese CAS-7B (BP-1B) Amateur Radio satellite carrying an FM transponder launched on July 25 at 0500 UTC.Read More
ARISS-Russia has announced plans to conduct a slow-scan television (SSTV) event via RS0ISS on the International Space Station.Read More
07/26/2019 | ARRL Seeks Development Manager
ARRL is seeking a Development Manager for full-time employment at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut.Read More
07/26/2019 | The K7RA Solar Update
A small spot appeared, and then vanishedRead More
TechRepublic reports that the Raspberry Pi Foundation has confirmed that the recently released Raspberry Pi 4 will not work when powered using certain USB-C cables.Read More
The proceeds from this month’s sale of some 4 million unused consecutive AMPRNetÔ internet addresses will fund operations of the non-profit Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC), establishing a program of grants and scholarships.Read More
07/25/2019 | So Now What? Podcast
“Tips on Using Coaxial Cable” will be the focus of the new (July 25) episode of the So Now What? podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers.Read More
ARRL’s Logbook of The World has been updated to embrace FT4 contacts for the Digital Worked All States award.Read More
07/24/2019 | ARRL Field Day 2019 Attracts Nearly 3,100 Entries
The 30-day deadline to submit ARRL Field Day entries via app upload and (timely postmarked) USPS mail is now past, and the ARRL Contest Branch reports 3,070 entries have been logged into the system.Read More
Amateur Radio received excellent exposure during the IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation July 7 – 12 in Atlanta, Georgia.Read More
At least two European telecommunications regulators appear inclined to give serious consideration to a French proposal to allocate 146 – 148 MHz to the Aeronautical Mobile Service on a primary basis.Read More
ARES volunteers mustered in response to earthquakes and aftershocks in early July.Read More
“It takes considerable volunteer effort and real dollars to keep Amateur Radio in Space™,” AMSAT President Joe Spier, K6WAO, reminded the organization’s members this week.Read More
07/23/2019 | ARRL 2018 Annual Report is Now Available
ARRL has announced the release of its 2018 Annual Report to members.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
The Hawaii QSO Party will run from 0400Z 24 August to 0359Z 26 August 2019. Translated, that’s from 6 pm HST FRIDAY through 5:59 pm Sunday. Work as many station on as many bands and modes as you can. You can get the complete rules here: http://www.hawaiiqsoparty.org/Rules/HQP/HQPRules-2019-A.html
“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 the revised contest package here: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com
Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) will offer 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 email@example.com
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section