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News & Features
A jury for the US District Court of the Northern District of Illinois has awarded Motorola Solutions damages of $764.6 million in its theft of trade secrets and copyright infringement lawsuit against Hytera Communications.Read More
Henry Radio Los Angeles founder Ted Henry, W6UOU, turned 100 years old on January 25.Read More
03/02/2020 | ARRL Podcasts Schedule
Here’s the current ARRL podcasts schedule.Read More
A special event to mark Maine’s bicentennial will take place during Statehood Week, March 16 – 21, with the on-air event extending to March 22.Read More
Start listening now!Read More
The scheduled March 7 SpaceX CRS-20 mission to the International Space Station (ISS) will include the initial Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) Interoperable Radio System (IORS) flight unit.Read More
UK telecommunications regulator Ofcom has said it no longer will issue two-letter suffix call signs to Full Licence holders.Read More
02/28/2020 | The K7RA Solar Update
Very quiet conditions in the forecastRead More
02/27/2020 | ARRL Seeks a New Chief Executive Officer
ARRL is seeking an experienced radio amateur to be Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at its headquarters in Newington, Connecticut.Read More
An interruption of internet access at ARRL Headquarters is set for Wednesday, March 4, starting at 2300 UTC.Read More
02/26/2020 | Coronavirus Fears Postpone Another DXpedition
A March 18 – April 2 T30ET DXpedition to Tarawa (West Kiribati) has been postponed because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.Read More
The NEMO-1 WSPR buy buoy launched by AMSAT-Argentina (AMSAT-LU) on January 30 was retrieved 12 days later by a fishing vessel.Read More
02/26/2020 | FCC Turns Down Amateur Licensee’s Appeal
In a Memorandum Opinion and Order (MO&O) released on February 20, the FCC turned down an appeal by William F. Crowell, W6WBJ, of Diamond Springs, California.Read More
AMSAT has commented on the FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in WT Docket 19-348 that proposes to delete the 3.3 – 3.5 GHz (9 centimeter) amateur band.Read More
02/25/2020 | ARRL Opposes FCC Plan to Delete the 3.4 GHz Band
ARRL has filed comments opposing an FCC proposal to delete the 3.3 – 3.5 GHz secondary amateur allocation.Read More
The St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Amateur Radio Society (SKNAARS) reports continued interference to St. Kitts radio amateurs from so-called power company “smart meters.”Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
The Puna Emergency Radio Club (PERC) needs volunteers to provide communications support for the Sunday, 15 March 2020 Hilo Marathon. PERC also is looking for a ham with a mobile radio to serve as “runner” between aid stations. For details, please contact Bob Gomez (KB6EGA) at http://firstname.lastname@example.org)
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Coordinator
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section
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