March 27, 2020
March 27, 2020 07:29 PM –
March 27, 2020 05:55 PM – ARRL -Many individuals and groups organizing events for Field Day
2020 have been contacting ARRL for guidance on how to adapt their planned activities in this unprecedented time of social distancing and uncertainty.
“Due to the unique situation presented this year, this can be an opportunity for you, your club, and/or group to try something new,” ARRL Contest Manager Paul Bourque, N1SFE, said. “Field…
March 27, 2020 01:42 PM – ARRL -Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/
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March 27, 2020 10:16 AM – ARRL -We saw another week with no sunspots, which were last observed just briefly over two weeks ago on two days, March 8-9. Spaceweather.com
reports that so far in 2020, the percentage of days that have no sunspots is the same as all of 2019, when it was 77%.
Last week we saw the spring equinox, always a good seasonal indicator for better HF propagation.
Last week’s bulletin ARLP012 reported the avera…
March 27, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – Are you ready to see an electric-blue cloud made of frosted meteor smoke?
March 27, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – Operators Harm PA0HPG, Michel PA0VCC, Ad PA2PCH, Nico PA3ADU, Gerrie PA7TT, Harm PD0GIB, Bert PD2B and Gerard PD2VW will activate special event station PA75ASN between April 1st and May 7th
March 27, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – Operators Erik ON4ANN and Erik ON4CCV will be active as Z68AN and Z68EC (callsigns pending), respectively, from Kosovo between April 27-30th
March 27, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – BBC News report that people staying at home due to the coronavirus pandemic appear to be listening to more radio rather than music apps, figures suggest
March 27, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – ARRL report members of the K7UAZ Amateur Radio Club in Tucson — a student organization at the University of Arizona — have moved their radio club meetings to the radio
March 27, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – Outlook India reports “Ham radio operators in West Bengal are helping police in tracking down mass gatherings and sending vagabonds to the shelters during the nationwide lockdown imposed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, officials said on Thursday”
March 27, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – The American Radio Relay League’s round-up of the forthcoming week’s DX activity on the amateur radio bands
March 26, 2020
March 26, 2020 06:11 PM – ARRL -The annual Intrepid-DX Group
Intrepid Spirit Award will go to the Perseverance DX Group’s VP8PJ South Orkney Island DXpedition team for its “superb activation” from Signy Island.
“This DXpedition was extremely well planned and executed from this very remote, cold, and harsh Island,” the Intrepid-DX Group said in announcing the award. “This award is to recognize the entire team’s collective effo…
March 26, 2020 06:09 PM – ARRL -The FCC will hold its March 31 open meeting by teleconference. “Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and related agency telework and headquarters access policies, this meeting will be in a wholly electronic format and will be open to the public on the internet via live feed from the FCC web page and on the FCC YouTube channel,” the Commission announced this week. Agenda items are expected to be…
March 26, 2020 10:15 AM – Southgate ARC – Members of the Turkish Radio Amateur Club (TRAC)[YM3KB], have activated special event station TC105GL and will be on the air until March 30th
March 26, 2020 10:15 AM – Southgate ARC – In Europe and around the world, we’ve been getting used to a different way of living in recent weeks. On Thursday, 26 March, ESA and long-time partner Asteroid Day will host #SpaceConnectsUs – a chance to connect across borders and hear from space explorers, artists, and scientists about how to manage ourselves and our environment as our communities battle a global pandemi
March 26, 2020 10:15 AM – Southgate ARC – As we are about to begin another four-year process leading to the next World Radiocommunication Conference in 2023, Bryan Rawlings, VE3QN, has decided to step down as RAC Special WRC Advisor to let another RAC representative start the process
March 26, 2020 10:15 AM – Southgate ARC – Ofcom has just announced the award of six new community radio licences in England
March 26, 2020 10:15 AM – Southgate ARC – The following ISWL club callsigns will be used throughout the month of April 2020
March 26, 2020 10:15 AM – Southgate ARC – The ARRL has created a Web page that lists all hamfests and conventions that have advised the League that they are canceling scheduled events due to the concerns over the coronavirus
March 26, 2020 10:15 AM – Southgate ARC – I have created a FREE UK foundation license course. I have designed this because of the COVID-19 allowing people to study material for their exam
March 26, 2020 10:15 AM – Southgate ARC – The organisers have announced the popular Electromagnetic Field, EMF 2020, event planned for July 23-26 has been cancelled
March 26, 2020 10:15 AM – Southgate ARC – Conditions on ten metres were much improved this past week especially on Sunday. Somehow I missed a lot of it
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