Ham Radio Update


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.

Content supplied by John Woodstock (K1DWU).

Accessed on 06 January 2020, 2115 UTC, Post 1266.

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January 06, 2020

ARISS Next-Generation Radio System Ready for Launch

January 06, 2020 07:16 PM –

TAPR PSR 143 now available

January 06, 2020 10:12 AM – Southgate ARC – TAPR have made issue 143 of their newsletter PSR available for download. TAPR is a community that provides leadership and resources to radio amateurs for the purpose of advancing the radio art

SWODXA DX Dinner

January 06, 2020 10:12 AM – Southgate ARC – The SouthWest Ohio DX Association (SWODXA) is pleased to announce that we will again sponsor the DX Dinner, held in conjunction with the 2020 Dayton Hamvention

Is it worth building a SMALL Contest/DX station?

January 06, 2020 10:12 AM – Southgate ARC – In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Ruth Willet KM4LAO, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, and Leslie Butterfield G0CIB to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is – Is it worth building a SMALL contest/DX station?

DXCC Country/Entity Report

January 06, 2020 10:12 AM – Southgate ARC – According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 29th December, through Sunday, 5th January there were 208 countries active

DX Hall of Fame nominations

January 06, 2020 10:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Just a reminder that nominations for the 2020 “class” of the CQ DX Hall of Fame are due by March 1st. The CQ DX Hall of Fame honors those DXers who have gone “above and beyond,” not only in terms of their own on-air accomplishments but also in terms of “giving back” to the DXing community

Amateur radio at the railway station with no trains

January 06, 2020 10:12 AM – Southgate ARC – An item has just been posted on the BBC Archive twitter feed about a Railway Station with no trains. Halfway through the item, G3SCW who lived there is shown using his amateur radio equipment

2019 DX Sound Bites !

January 06, 2020 10:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Tom, K8CX, has done it again. He has provided DXers with 130 memorable rare DX sound clips (now in MP3 format) from Ohio during 2019. This brings the total number of MP3 sound clips on Hamgallery to 2,741

IOTA news from OPDX

January 06, 2020 10:12 AM – Southgate ARC – Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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Don’t forget the Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest on Saturday, 25 January 2020, at the Waimea Community Center.  The event runs from 0930 HST to 1400 HST. VE testing at 1300 HST. For details, please contact Steve Milner (WH6N) at wh6n@arrl.net
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).
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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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