Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter

Welcome to the “Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter” for 21 March 2020.

This post reviews the top Ham Radio News, commentary, giveaways, and more.

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

Content supplied by Matt (W1MST).

Accessed on 21 March 2020, 1625 UTC, Post 1361.

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

  • ICQ Podcast Episode 320 – Kit Building Tips
    In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is – Kit Bu…
  • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 Mar 16 16:10 UTC
    Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Mar 16 0057 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 09 – 15 March 2020 Solar activity was very low. Region 2758 (S29, L=229, class/area Cro/020 on 08 Mar) was absent of significant flare activity and decayed to plage on 10 Mar. No Earth-directed […]
  • LHS Episode #332: Global Pandemicast
    Hello and welcome to the 332nd episode of Linux in the Ham Shack. In these troubling times of global viruses, we can be healthy and maintain social distance by talking with you via the Intertubes. In this episode, we talk about COVID-19 (duh), learning Morse Code, homebrewing, open data sharing, legendary DXpeditions, more COVID-19, […]

  • Comparing 2 Endfed antennas.
    At my location with the lot size, the best antenna for me is an Endfed. Now I am not at all complaining because just a short time ago I was in a condo using the MFJ 1788 loop antenna. My first Endfed antenna was the W1SFR 6m-40m. I will once again…
  • LHS Episode #333: The Weekender XLIV
    It’s time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. […]

  • Social distancing…..things are getting interesting.
    One site I have booked marked and is a link on my blog is Southgate Amateur News. I was browsing it this evening and came across but yet another change COVID 19 has brought about. This time it’s contesting and to tell you the truth I was wondering when…

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