Best DX VP8NO (Falklands), FO5QB (French Polynesia), XW4XR (Laos), VK5KV (Australia) and VK2ZMT (Australia)
(pic) LVK2ZMT looks like a nice spot
Belgium UBA – the OR0YAL Award
On the occasion of Princess Elisabeth’s eighteenth birthday, from October 25 to December 25, 2019, more than thirty UBA club stations will use the special prefix OR18. The UBA also offers a commemorative Award
WIA Board elections The Constitution of the WIA specifically sets down the requirement for an election of half of the WIA Board every year. The next election is to be held in February 2020
VK7 Social Scene in 2020
The year 2020 is going to be huge for Australia’s VK7 community, with three big events on the calendar: Meet the Voice in March, WIA Conference in May and the HamFest in November
Radio Caroline North December
Join us on the River Blackwater for the final Radio Caroline North broadcast of 2019 over the weekend 14th – 15th December
African Parks-on-the-Air programme
At present there are 545 Parks registered for Southern Africa on the Worldwide Fauna and Flora database – 8 in Eswatini, 7 in Lesotho, 13 in Botswana, 10 in Mozambique, 26 each in Namibia and Zimbabwe and 455 in South Africa
Ham College 59
General Amateur Radio Exam part 30. General questions pool updates 2 of 3
ICQPodcast – CW Invaders Game / Training Aid
In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by 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 – CW Invaders Game / Training Aid
Zorro back in Bhutan
As always, Zorro cannot operate for long time as he has many duties, but good operators in his team will do their best for world-wide contacts. They look forward to seeing you on the air!
December is YOTA month
The Irish Radio Transmitters Society report that throughout the month of December EI0YOTA will once again be on the air with the aim of getting youngsters involved in our hobby
DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 1st December, through Sunday, 8th December there were 215 countries active
IOTA news from OPDX Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
The Big Island Amateur Radio Club will host its annual potluck Christmas lunch and meeting on Saturday, 14 December 2019, 1400 HST, at the Keaau Community Center in Keaau, Hawaii Island.
The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for Saturday, 25 January 2020, at the Waimea Community Center, next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway in Waimea. For details, contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at firstname.lastname@example.org
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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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