Ham Radio Update for 10/14/2019


Welcome to the “Ham Radio Update” from Big Island ARRL News.  Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents,

Accessed on 14 October 2019, 1435 UTC, Post 1157.

Source:  http://hamradioupdate.com.  Editor:  John Woodstock (K1DWU).

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Ham Radio Update

In the 10/14/2019 edition:

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

Oct 14, 2019 02:13 am – Southgate ARC – Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels
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NASA spacecraft launches on mission to explore frontier of space

Oct 14, 2019 02:13 am – Southgate ARC – After successfully launching Thursday night, NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) spacecraft is in orbit for a first-of-its-kind mission to study a region of space where changes can disrupt communications and satellite orbits, and even increase radiation risks to astronauts
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International JOTA Weekend

Oct 14, 2019 02:13 am – Southgate ARC – Final reminder that EI0JOTA will be active from the Larch Hill Scout Centre in the Dublin/Wicklow mountains as part of the international JOTA weekend from the 18th to 20th October
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ICQPodcast – Announcing Homebrew Hero 2019

Oct 14, 2019 02:13 am – Southgate ARC – In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Matthew Nassau M0NJX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Homebrew Heroes
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It’s the best radio club in the UK

Oct 14, 2019 02:13 am – Southgate ARC – It’s official. The Hilderstone Radio Society is the best radio club in the United Kingdom! The Radio Society of Great Britain gave the club the award at a radio convention
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CQ Hou Koers and Jamboree-on-the Air next weekend

Oct 14, 2019 02:13 am – Southgate ARC – Have you contacted your local Voortrekker Commando or Scout Group to assist with CQ Hou Koers on Saturday 19 October or Jamboree-on-the Air from 18 to 20 October?
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AmateurLogic 135: Happy 14th Birthday ALTV

Oct 14, 2019 02:13 am – Southgate ARC – October marks the 14th Anniversary of AmateurLogic.TV. We celebrate the event by awarding one lucky viewer an Icom IC-7300 transceiver with all the accessories you need for a complete HF station
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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The National Weather Service will conduct Skywarn Storm Spotter Training on

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 1000 to 1200 HST, at the Mokupapapa Discovery

Center in Hilo.  Pre-resister at:

https://www.evenbright.com/e/nws-skywarn-storm-spotter-training-tickets-7455633111.

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.

Contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Coordinator

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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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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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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