Ham Radio Update

Welcome to the New Year’s Day “Ham Radio Update” on Big Island ARRL News.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by John Woodstock (K1DWU).

Accessed on 01 January 2020, 2005 UTC, Post 1260.

Source:

http://www.hamradioupdate.com

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January 01, 2020

Virginia radio ham re-creates Fessenden broadcast

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Washington Post reports proof that the world’s first radio show was broadcast 113 years ago on Christmas Eve doesn’t exist, but the purported occasion is still marked annually during the holidays

St.Barthelemy operation

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – A team has now been formed and will be QRV from St. Barts during early May 2020

Today is AMSAT CW Day

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – You are cordially invited to take part in AMSAT CW Activity Day 2020 sponsored by AMSAT for all radio amateurs throughout the world

Online Foundation Training

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Essex Ham’s free online Foundation training courses have restarted, and have been updated to support the new 2019 RSGB exam syllabus

The January/February 2020 Communicator

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Happy New Year from all of us here at SARC! Here is the January/February 2020 SARC Communicator newsletter

Foundation Online Statistics for 2019

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Essex Ham have released statistics for the eight free online Foundation courses that they ran in 2019

Exam registration

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – The Mid-Ulster Amateur Radio Club are holding a registration evening on the 7th of January 2020 from 18:30 onwards for both foundation and intermediate licence exams

Europe 1 closure

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Europe 1 on 183 kHz closed 32 minutes before midnight CET (23:00 UTC) last night after 64 years on air

Earthing and the Radio Amateur leaflet updated

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Ian 2E0IJH has updated the RSGB EMC 07 leaflet ‘Earthing and the Radio Amateur’ to reflect the fact that Gas and Water pipes no longer require bonding if supplied by plastic service pipes as they have no reference to Earth

Caye Caulker Island

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Robert, W0YBS, will be active as V31CO from Caye Caulker Island (NA-105) starting February 1st (2020), for 3 weeks

8Q, Maldives

January 01, 2020 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Sergey, RX3AMY, will be active as 8Q7BS from Mahibadhoo and Maafushi Islands, Maldives (AS-013), January 3-23rd (2020)

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for Saturday, 25 January 2020, at the Waimea Community Center in Waimea (Kamuela), next to the ball field off the Mamalahoa Highway.  Doors open to the public at 0930 HST.  VE testing at 1300 HST.  The event ends at 1400 HST. For more information, please contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at wh6n@arrl.net

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit this blog daily.  News feeds are updated daily. Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).

Public Information Coordinator.

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section.

https://bigislandarrlnews.com.

https://www.simplehamradioantennas.com.

https://paper.li/f-1576465810 (breaking amateur/ham radio news).

 

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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