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News for Monday 11 November
WRC-19 Day 9 and 10: Satellites, 50 MHz and 1240-1300 MHz
The RSGB have released a report on days 9 and 10 of the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019 Image:RSGB Spectrum Forum Chair Murray G6JYB talking to delegates at WRC-19
ICQPodcast – Pocket Electronic Workshop
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, 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 Pocket Electronic Workshop
Major donation for Club Log CDXC, the UK DX Foundation, has announced a donation of $2,600 to Club Log for significant hardware upgrades. The grant is in addition to the $650 CDXC donates each year to support the site
The SARL Newbie Party
South Africa’s Newbie Party is a fun activity to encourage all the newly licensed radio amateurs to become active and is on the air from 08:00 to 20:00 UTC on 23 November 2019
Russian OTH Radar Contayner now everywhere
The latest IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports the Russian Over-The-Horizon Radar Contayner has been active in the 7, 10, 14 and 18 MHz amateur radio allocations
QSO Today – Bob Logan – NZ5A Bob Logan, NZ5A, enjoys the simple pleasures of exploring new modes as well as mastering old modes, as well as ultra-low frequency bands
ARISS school contact web streamed
An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at two Italian schools on 11 November 2019. The downlink signals will not be audible in Europe but the event will be web streamed
Foundations of Amateur Radio Where is North? The other day we were aligning an antenna for a contest. It had slipped on the rotator pole during a recent storm and when the rotator was set to zero it was pointing somewhere south east. Not ideal if you want to point your antenna at a particular station
Annual Open Day
Sunday 17th November sees the return of the joint NEVADA and Waters & Stanton open day from 10am to 4pm at our Portsmouth Warehouse
CW Activity Week starts Monday Nov 11
The CW activity week organised by the Essex CW Amateur Radio Club (ECWARC) starts on Monday, November 11 and continues until the end of Sunday, November 17
NewsWest for 10th November 2019 is the Amateur Radio history edition, mostly Western Australian or at least Australian.
We’re looking at items in the Amateur Radio Magazine in November 1939 and 1949
UK University Amateur Radio
A new group has been formed to promote Amateur Radio and wireless activities in universities across the United Kingdom
CEPT ECC report on WRC-19
The CEPT ECC have released their report on the 2019 World Radiocommunication Conference which after 2 weeks has reached its halfway point
Propagation de K7RA
Two new sunspot groups appeared this week, on two consecutive days, each lasting for only a day, with a daily sunspot number of 11 and 13 on Friday and Saturday of last week, just in time for ARRL CW Sweepstakes. Both sunspot groups had a magnetic polarity signature indicating Solar Cycle 25, and appeared after 4 weeks of no sunspots
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
The ARRL Pacific Division Members Meeting will be held on Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 1730 HST, at the KMC Cafeteria. Our guest speaker will be Jim Tiemstra (K6JAT), the ARRL Pacific Division Director. He will be discussing several issues of critical importance for Hawaii Island radio amateur. For details, contact Bob (AH6J) at 808-345-6390.
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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