Ham Radio Update


Welcome to the Saturday edition of “Ham Radio 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 John Woodstock (K1DWU).

Accessed on 23 November 2019, 2245 UTC, Post 1212.

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November 23, 2019

WRC-19 Days 16+17+18: Satellites and 23cm

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – In the final week meetings at WRC-19 have been running until 3am in the morning in an attempt to get the work completed

WRC-19 Day-20: And Finally!

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Friday, November 22 saw WRC-19 conclude its month long biggest ever conference. Many of the 3,300 delegates had started to travel home even before the release of the ‘Provisional Final Acts’ and closing ceremony

RAC appoints new Deputy Community Services Officer

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Radio Amateurs of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Jason Tremblay, VE3JXT, as its Deputy Community Services Officer (CSO) effective immediately

VK6WIA NewsWest

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – NewsWest for Sunday 24th November 2019 is the contesting edition. We bring you news of contests coming up soon, and not so soon.

Ham Radio Day aboard the Queen Mary

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – AMSAT will be supporting the ‘Ham Radio Day Aboard the Queen Mary’, an on-air event which will include satellite operations from the RMS Queen Mary, on Saturday, 14 December 2019. The Queen Mary is at the Port of Long Beach in California, grid DM03vs

Halfords make radio signals travel ‘super-fast’

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Gareth Corfield writes on The Register about how Halfords can apparently defy the laws of physics

Foundations of Amateur Radio

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – What’s in a Whisper? A while ago I set up a WSPR, or Weak Signal Propagation Reporter at home. Before I go into the details, WSPR is an amateur radio protocol that allows stations to transmit their callsign, location and power level and for receivers around the globe to decode those and upload the results to a central database. It’s a great way to see what you can hear and what propagation is like

DXCC Country/Entity Report

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Friday, 15th November, through Friday, 22nd November there were 225 countries active

4U1UN news update

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – On FaceBook, the United Nations Amateur Radio Club (4U1UN) reports the following on November 20th

IOTA news from OPDX

November 23, 2019 10:13 AM – Southgate ARC – Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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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