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This report covers the period 20 September 2019 through 30 September 2019.

September 30, 2019

Belarus Team Dominates 16th IARU High-Speed Telegraphy World Championship

September 30, 2019 08:23 PM – ARRL -The team from Belarus dominated the 16th High-Speed Telegraphy (HST) World Championship in mid-September, sponsored by the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU). Belarus came away with more than two-thirds of the medals, with several other countries’ teams sharing the rest. Representatives of 19 countries participated in the championship, which took place in Albena, Bulgaria, sponsored by th…

Past North Texas Section Manager Phil Clements, K5PC, SK

September 30, 2019 08:20 PM – ARRL -Former ARRL North Texas Section Manager Phil Clements, K5PC, of Ben Wheeler, Texas, died on September 23. An ARRL Life Member, he was 79. Wheeler served as ARRL North Texas Section Communications Manager/Section Manager from 1979 until 1989. (ARRL changed the position title to Section Manager in 1984.) Clements was a pilot for Braniff Airways and Airborne Express.

The Weather Channel Cites “Old School Tech” Amateur Radio as Storm Resource

September 30, 2019 07:26 PM –

AMSAT Receives Request for Potential Emergency Use of AO-92

September 30, 2019 06:19 PM – ARRL -AMSAT-NA has received a request from radio amateurs involved with emergency communications in the Azores to forgo AO-92 L/v operation of the satellite this week.

“Hurricane Lorenzo is expected to pass through the Azores as a Category 4 storm Tuesday and Wednesday, and they are requesting AO-92 remain in U/v for potential emergency traffic,” AMSAT Vice President of Operations Drew Glasbrenner, KO…

A New QST QuickStats Poll Has Been Posted

September 30, 2019 01:46 PM –

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

September 30, 2019 07:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

ICQPodcast- UK Hamfest 2019

September 30, 2019 07:13 AM – Southgate ARC – In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Ed Durrant DD5LP, and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is UK Hamfest 2019

Hurricane Lorenzo: Amateur satellite AO-92 will be available in U/v mode

September 30, 2019 07:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA, AMSAT VP Operations has received a request from amateurs involved with emergency communications in the Azores, requesting we forego L/v operation on AO-92 this week

DXCC Country/Entity Report

September 30, 2019 07:13 AM – Southgate ARC – According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 22nd September, through Sunday, 29th September there were 214 countries active

Australian amateurs get 2 x 1 contest callsigns

September 30, 2019 07:13 AM – Southgate ARC – The Radio Amateur Society of Australia (RASA) has successfully negotiated the issue of 2 x 1 callsigns (e.g. VK2A) for VK contest stations

80m Club Sprint heading for an interesting final

September 30, 2019 07:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Who will be the winner of the 2019 Wednesday 80 m Club Sprint? Look at the overall results after four legs of the Sprint, it can be the Boland or the West Rand Clubs who take the trophy?

US radio ham flies to UK to present FOC Honor

September 30, 2019 07:13 AM – Southgate ARC – The Kent local press report radio amateur Bill Maxson N4AR, 82, flew from the USA to meet retired Sheppey TV engineer Ted Trowell G2HKU, 96

Tokelau Islands DXpedition

September 30, 2019 07:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Just a reminder that a large inter-national team of operators will be active as ZK3A from the Tokelau Islands (OC-048) between now and October 11th

IOTA news from OPDX

September 30, 2019 07:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

September 29, 2019

Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne moves another step closer to flight

September 29, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Virgin Orbit LauncherOne’s progress report this week says that the rocket has been ‘been fully integrated, tested, checked, re-checked, analyzed, and triple-checked’. LauncherOne now is destined for a rigorous crucible of engineering demonstrations and tests at a test site up in Mojave to begin Virgin Orbit’s first proper launch campaign

QSO Today – Dennis Kidder – W6DQ

September 29, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Dennis Kidder, W6DQ, is an amateur radio renaissance man, a collector of the game changing radios from pre-World War 2 to the present

Ham College 57

September 29, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – General Amateur Radio Exam part 28. Alternative Power and Electrical Safety

France: Associations hold first joint meeting

September 29, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – One of the French national amateur radio societies URC has posted a report on the first meeting of the Inter Association Radio Amateur Group held September 22

An International Space Station school contact with participants at Sonoma County Main Library, Santa Rosa, CA

September 29, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The contact will be a telebridge between NA1SS and K6DUE. The contact should be audible over the east coast of the U.S

NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge coming Oct 18-20

September 29, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge has become the world’s largest global hackathon, engaging thousands of citizens across the globe to use NASA’s open data to build innovative solutions to challenges we face on Earth and in space

VOA’s Elez Biberaj to Speak on ‘Democracy’s Secret Sauce’ at VOA Museum Nov. 6

September 29, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – On Nov. 9, 1989, the free world celebrated as East and West Germans chipped away–and then toppled– the Berlin Wall

ICQ Podcast Episode 306 – UK Hamfest 2019

September 29, 2019 06:49 AM – ICQ Podcast -In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Ed Durrant DD5LP, and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is UK Hamfest 2019.

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– North Korea tests DRM on Amateur Radio Band – Bulgarian hams Gain Limited Access to 50 MHz – Pirate DAB multiplexes take to the Air – Saltwater and Plastic Antenna – Wanna hijack a USAF orbiting satellite? – Volunteer Monitor Program to Debut – National Club of the Year 2018 Winners Announced – VK Licence Conditions Changes – OR Prefix Celebrates Belgium Princess Birthday

IARU Region 1 UHF/Microwaves Contest

September 29, 2019 12:12 AM – WA7BNM Contest Calendar – 1400Z, Oct 5 to 1400Z, Oct 6

September 28, 2019

Vatican News

September 28, 2019 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – On the morning of Sunday, 29 September, between 10.25 am – 12.15 pm, Pope Francis will mark World Day of Migrants and Refugees with the celebration of Holy Mass in St. Peter’ Square

Statement on 2019 World Athletics Championships (Listed Events)

September 28, 2019 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Ofcom has granted consent for the BBC to broadcast exclusive live coverage of the 2019 World Athletics Championships

VK6WIA NewsWest

September 28, 2019 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Welcome to News West brought to you by VK6 Amateur Radio News. It’s Sunday the 29th of September and we have a jam-packed program for you this week, with the biggest news in a year, or perhaps a decade from the ACMA

HAREC exams at HAMEXPO show October 12

September 28, 2019 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – A HAREC certificate allows you to apply for highest class of amateur licence in any CEPT country. There’s an opportunity to take a 40 question HAREC exam at the HAMEXPO show in Le Mans Oct. 12

Geomagnetic storm warning (category G2)

September 28, 2019 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – A large hole in the sun’s atmosphere is facing Earth and spewing a stream of solar wind in our direction

Foundations of Amateur Radio

September 28, 2019 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Lessons Learnt – Learning to me is an ongoing process. For some reason that’s not a universal experience. I’ve met people who cram for an exam, pass their test, get the certificate and hang out their shingle. The retained knowledge is spotty and vigorously defended as the final word on the topic

Australian Foundation amateur radio licence changes

September 28, 2019 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Australian Foundation holders are now permitted to build transmitters and let unlicenced people use their station. WIA hope the problematic 7 character callsign issue will be addressed later

ANFR release annual report

September 28, 2019 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – France’s communications regulator the ANFR has released their annual report for 2018

September 27, 2019

The K7RA Solar Update

September 27, 2019 01:24 PM – ARRL -Sorry, still no sunspots. Spaceweather.com reported on September 26 there were no sunspots for over 3 weeks, or 24 consecutive days.

Summer transitioned through the autumnal equinox last Monday, and spaceweather.com noted that during the northern summer more than 89% of the days were spotless.

So far in 2019 the spotless days percentage is 72%, equal to what it was in the last solar minimum, in 2…

The Space Weather Woman

September 27, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Aurora People Get Ready for a Show – The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

WWV Centennial celebration and special event kick off this weekend

September 27, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The culmination of months of planning will come to a head this weekend as the WWV Centennial Celebration and the related WW0WWV Amateur Radio special event get under way. WW0WWV will begin operation on Saturday at 0000 UTC and continue through October 2 at 0000 UTC

USA exams system endorsed by ACMA

September 27, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – WIA reports Australia’s communications regulator ACMA is reinstating the reciprocal arrangement for US amateur radio licence holders

Three Parks on the Air!

September 27, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Last weekend three members of Worksop Amateur Radio Society set out to activate three Parks, as part of the Parks on the Air Scheme (POTA)

MacDoppler Version 2.31 released

September 27, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Satellite tracking software for Mac. Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that MacDoppler Version 2.31 has been released

Fairer prices for broadband customers

September 27, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Ofcom has just set out a range of measures to help ensure out-of-contract broadband customers pay fairer prices, and providers offer better protection to vulnerable customers

ARISS contact edited and translated

September 27, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Monday Sept 23, the ISS flying over Europe, astronaut ready to contact kids at the Children´s INN at NIH (USA)

DX News from the ARRL

September 27, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The American Radio Relay League’s round-up of the forthcoming week’s DX activity on the amateur radio bands

September 26, 2019

WWV Centennial Celebration and Special Event Kick Off this Weekend

September 26, 2019 09:33 PM – ARRL -The culmination of months of planning will come to a head this weekend as the WWV Centennial Celebration and the related WW0WWV Amateur Radio special event get under way. WW0WWV will begin operation on Saturday at 0000 UTC and continue through October 2 at 0000 UTC. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Northern Colorado Amateur Radio Club (NCARC), and the WWV Amateur R…

IARU Region 2 Emergency Communications Workshop Set

September 26, 2019 04:20 PM – ARRL -An emergency communications workshop will be held on October 3 in Lima, Peru, following the 20th International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 (IARU R2) General Assembly, to exchange information and increase the response capability of IARU Region 2 member-societies.

Topics will include Amateur Radio’s response to the Chiapas and Mexico City earthquakes, the Fuego volcanic eruption, and use of the M…

The Doctor Will See You Now!

September 26, 2019 12:00 PM –

Radio ham’s spark signal spans Pacific

September 26, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The Sydney Morning Herald reported that on January 5, 1924 a spark station in the USA was received in New Zealand

Radio hams get ready for Simulated Emergency Test

September 26, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Radio amateurs across the USA will be participating in a Simulated Emergency Test (SET) on Saturday, October 5

ISWL callsigns for October 2019

September 26, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of October 2019

European DX Council now on YouTube

September 26, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The European DX Council now has a YouTube channel. First video is 12 minutes of footage from the 2019 conference in Andorra, thanks to EDXC member Eric Tiffon

Changes to VK Licence Conditions

September 26, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The ACMA Spectrum Licence Policy Section has implemented an amendment to the licence conditions for VK amateurs. This came into effect on 21 September and varies all 3 licence classes

Belgium radio hams may use OR Prefix

September 26, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – To celebrate the birthday of Her Royal Highness Princess Elisabeth of Belgium radio amateurs may use the prefix OR instead of ON from October 25 to December 25

16th IARU HST World Championship

September 26, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The 16th IARU High Speed Telegraphy World Championship took place in Albena, Bulgaria during September 13-17

Tony’s 10m Band Report

September 26, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Most popular on Ten Metres, well different stations most every day. ZD7FT (St. Helena), SV2 and SV6 (Greece both /B), 7Q6 and 7Q7 (Malawi), 5T5PA (Mauritania) and TC1HUT (Turkey Technofest) amongst others

September 25, 2019

ARRL Sets Facebook Live Event for Collegiate Amateur Radio Clubs

September 25, 2019 05:36 PM – ARRL -ARRL is inviting campus radio clubs to join a Facebook Live Event on Wednesday, October 16, at 6:30 PM PDT and MST; 7:30 PM MDT; 8:30 PM CDT, or 9:30 PM EDT. The University of Arizona Amateur Radio Club (K7UAZ) is hosting the event.

ARRL staff member Bob Inderbitzen, NQ1R, and students from the radio club will discuss topics involving Amateur Radio clubs at colleges and universities, including h…

Orlando HamCation Accepting Nominations for Carole Perry Educator of the Year Award

September 25, 2019 04:57 PM – ARRL –Orlando HamCation is accepting nominations for its Carole Perry Educator of the Year Award through November 1. This award goes to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution educating and advancing youth in Amateur Radio. The inaugural award in 2018 went to its namesake, Carole Perry, WB2MGP, in recognition of her work in teaching students about ham radio.

Submit nominations via email…

Enigma Reloaded

September 25, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – The sixth Enigma Reloaded event will take place from September 27 until October 12

Emergency Communication Workshop

September 25, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – In Lima, Peru, on October 3, 2019, an Emergency Communication Workshop (ECW) will be held after the XX IARU Region 2 Assembly

ComReg spectrum investigations report

September 25, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – ComReg have released the Spectrum Intelligence and Investigations Annual Report 2018-19

EURAO Party – Autumn 2019: claiming for 2m

September 25, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – The European Radio Amateurs’ Organization announces a new party on the air, this time with the motto: ‘claiming for 2m’

ALARA grants

September 25, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – ALARA, the Australian Ladies Amateur Radio Association, is offering a limited number of grants to any YL applying for a Foundation Licence or upgrading to a Standard or Advanced Amateur Radio Licence

A summer without sunspots

September 25, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – The sun is undergoing a remarkable period of spotlessness. During northern summer 2019, the face of the sun was blank (no sunspots) more than 89% of the time

1921 Solar Event

September 25, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Scientific American magazine reports new data suggest the 1921 ‘New York Railroad Storm’ could have surpassed the intensity of the famous Carrington Event of 1859

IOTA news from the DARC

September 25, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

September 24, 2019

ARRL Thanks Official Observers, as Volunteer Monitor Program is Set to Debut

September 24, 2019 01:39 PM – ARRL -As the September 30 date for the closing of the Official Observer program nears, ARRL has expressed deep appreciation to the hundreds of volunteers who gave their time as Official Observers (OOs) to help preserve the integrity of the Amateur Radio frequencies.

The Official Observer program has served the Amateur Radio community and assisted the FCC Enforcement Bureau for more than 85 years. The …

USAF to let hackers try to hijack an orbiting satellite

September 24, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The Air Force will bring a satellite to the Defcon hacking conference next year. Soon, the Air Force will put out a call for submissions. Think you know how to hack a satellite or its ground station? Let them know

Radio station WWV to celebrate 100 years

September 24, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Standard Time and Frequency station WWV celebrate its centenary on October 1. Rado amateurs have been asked to participate by taking measurements and sharing their results

MoD release Electromagnetic Spectrum Blueprint

September 24, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – UK Ministry of Defence has released a document that outlines how they will make progress towards the objective to share 750 MHz of public sector spectrum by 2022

Minor CME impact could spark auroras this week

September 24, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – A jet-like coronal mass ejection (CME) left the sun on Sept. 20th, and it might graze Earth’s magnetic field later this week. Even minor CME strikes can spark geomagnetic storms

ET can’t call home

September 24, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Phone jamming trial, the real ‘cell’ phone story. Contraband mobile phones should be useless if Goulburn Correctional Centre’s mobile phone jamming trial is going to plan

Alaska Amateur Radio Emergency Service on TV

September 24, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – NBC TV Alaska reports on a statewide exercise that prepares volunteers to use ham radios incase of emergency

2019 AMSAT Symposium registration savings through October 11

September 24, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – You can still save money when registering for the 50th Anniversary AMSAT Space Symposium and General Meeting, Friday through Sunday, October 18-20, 2019, in Arlington, Virginia

September 23, 2019

Radio Club of America (RCA) Announces its 2019 Award Recipients and Fellows

September 23, 2019 07:11 PM – ARRL -The Radio Club of America (RCA) has announced its 2019 award recipients and fellows. Many of those being recognized are radio amateurs. Honorees will be feted at RCA’s 110th Banquet & Awards Presentation on Saturday, November 23, in New York City.

Awards

Armstrong Medal: Thomas Marzetta, for outstanding achievements and lasting contributions to the radio arts and sciences and wireless communicati…

Upcoming Satellite Presentations

September 23, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – ARRL instructor Clint Bradford, K6LCS, will be giving his ‘Working Amateur Satellites With Your HT’ presentation at the following clubs and hamlets in the next few weeks

Tonga operation

September 23, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Operators Andrew/VK5AK, Grant/VK5GR (Team Leader), Oly/VK5XDX and Steve/VK5SFA will be active as A35JT from Tonga between September 22nd and October 7th

Tokelau Islands DXpedition

September 23, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The following four updates were posted on the ZK3A DXpedition’s Web page September 18th

State of emergency in Nevada

September 23, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Wes AC8JF contacted Southgate News to say: Reports so far are that a few hundred people turned up at the gate of the “Area 51” military reservation, and there was no confrontation. A few thousand people came for other events

DXCC Country/Entity Report

September 23, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 1st/September, through Sunday, 8th/September there were 217 countries active

African tour

September 23, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Pista, HA5AO, is once again active as 3DA0AO from the Kingdom of eSwatini (Swaziland) until September 30th. He will be active from the Mountain Inn Resort at Mbabane

Ad hoc legislative advocacy committee to meet with lawmakers

September 23, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – ARRL’s Ad Hoc Legislative Advisory Committee will meet with several members of Congress later this month in Washington to introduce new Committee members, reacquaint the lawmakers with Amateur Radio’s most-pressing issues, seek their input on the best ways to achieve ARRL’s objectives in Congress, and request their continuing support

ACMA release final 5 year spectrum outlook

September 23, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Australia’s communications regulator the ACMA has released its final 5 year spectrum outlook

IOTA news from OPDX

September 23, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

September 22, 2019

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

September 22, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

ZS SOTA Day on 24 September

September 22, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Sid, ZS5AYC reports that Tuesday 24 September is Heritage Day and will also be the second ZS SOTA Day of 2019

The SARL RF Noise Workshop postponed to November

September 22, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The workshop at the NARC planned for 28 September has been postponed, and some of the discussions will now be incorporated in the next scheduled workshop on 23 November

QSO Today – Paul Andrews – W2HRO

September 22, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Paul Andrews, W2HRO, re-entered amateur radio, after a 35 year break, by working FM satellites with a Yaesu portable and a dual band antenna

New Zealand Net (NZ Net)

September 22, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – All CW operators are invited to check into the net on at 3535.0 kHz 9pm NZT, Monday-Friday. The net is “formal, but friendly.”

New book on the Icom IC-9700

September 22, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – I am pleased to announce that my new book, ‘The Radio Today guide to the IC-9700’ is now available from the RSGB bookshop, Amazon, and Kindle

Australian government commits to join NASA in lunar exploration and beyond

September 22, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced his nation’s intention to join the United States’ Moon to Mars exploration approach, including NASA’s Artemis lunar program

A different type of storm: Nevada ARES/RACES now deployed during declared State of Emergency

September 22, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Common knowledge tells us that storms knock out communications. Tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, typhons, and tsunamis have all disrupted communications

IOTA news from the DARC

September 22, 2019 09:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club

September 21, 2019

Saltwater and Plastic Antenna

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – A new antenna that uses saltwater and plastic has been developed by Lei Xing and her colleagues at the College of Electronic and Information Engineering at Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in China

Radio Caroline live this weekend

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – We’re climbing ‘aboard the Love Ship’ this weekend 21st/22nd September for another fabulous RADIO CAROLINE NORTH broadcast LIVE from Ross Revenge

Ontario considering permanent two-way radio exemption for Amateurs

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Distracted driving regulations continue to be an area of interest for many Canadian Radio Amateurs. These regulations are made and enforced by provincial governments and can vary considerably from province to province and over time

VK6WIA NewsWest

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – In NewsWest for Sunday 22nd September 2019 we talk about contests and contesting, with a summary of some of the contests coming up soon, and we take a closer look at the Remembrance Day Contest results

Mirko Mandrino YT7MM SK

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – With sadness I report that Mirko Mandrino YT7MM (ex YU1NQM, YU7NQM) passed away in Pancevo Serbia on 19 September

ICQPodcast – Sherwood Engineering

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Matthew Nassau M0NJX, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ruth Willet KM4LAO to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Rob Sherwood from Sherwood Engineering

Foundations of Amateur Radio

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Going on an outing – After my fun and games working out how to manage power for a temporary radio set-up, away from my shack and normal infrastructure, I had the pleasure of actually going out to get on air and make some noise

Database of ham radio stations in Japan

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – JJ1WTL’s English language License Data Search enables you to look up the license details of over 421,000 Amateur Radio stations in Japan

AmateurLogic 134: Friday The 13th – II

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – In this episode, George found some neat items at the Huntsville Hamfest. Emile builds the COMM Pi CD Archiver with remote control. Tommy creates an IP address Emailer to keep track of your IP address when you are away. Plus we announce the details of the AmateurLogic.TV 14th Anniversary Contest

2019 AMSAT Board of Directors election results

September 21, 2019 08:13 AM – Southgate ARC – As a result of the 2019 Board of Directors Election, Jerry Buxton, N0JY; Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA; Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK; and Michelle Thompson, W5NYV; will serve on the board for two years

September 20, 2019

AMSAT Announces 2019 Board of Directors Election Results

September 20, 2019 09:09 PM – ARRL -As a result of the 2019 AMSAT Board of Directors election, Jerry Buxton, N0JY; Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA; Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK; and Michelle Thompson, W5NYV, were elected by the AMSAT membership to serve for 2 years. The First Alternate is Brennan Price, N4QX. The Second Alternate is Howie Defelice, AB2S. Both will serve 1-year terms.

Total number of votes cast was 1,052 (892 electronic plus 1…


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Please participate in the Big Island Amateur Radio Club’s 2019 Simulated Emergency Test on Saturday, 05 October 2019.  For details, go here:  http://biarc.net/2019set.shtml

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering one more free Technician License class this year.  The class begins on Thursday, 17 October 2019, at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.  For details go here: douscelle@aol.com

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