Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter


Welcome to the “Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter” for the week of 11 April 2020.

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

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Accessed on 11 April 2020, 1555 UTC, Post 1393.

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Saturday, April 11, 2020

  • LED Lights In The Shack
    The following blog was originally published in 2016 but is still relevant today.Utilitech Pro Soft White LED BulbA recent posting by Phil, KO6BB, to Yahoo Group’s ndblist, described his recent search for some LED lamps to replace the CFL’s in his sh…
  • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 Apr 06 16:10 UTC
    Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Mar 30 0104 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 23 – 29 March 2020 Solar activity was very low throughout the period. No active regions with sunspots were observed and no earth-directed CMEs were detected. No proton events were observed at geosynchronous orbit. […]
  • Software can bring you joy or grey hair…….
    Not what you want to see after a program restart! This weekend contained some QSO parties to partake in. Almost every weekend there has been a QSO party I wanted to take part as I have a personal goal to see if I can make some contacts in all the …
  • LHS Episode #337: SDRAngel Deep Dive
    Hello and welcome to Episode 337 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts take a deep dive into the shallow end of SDRAngel. The project is a GPLv3 licensed, modular front end and headless server for connecting to and operating SDR receivers and transceivers. Discussion includes where to find the […]

  • LHS Episode #337: SDRAngel Deep Dive
    Hello and welcome to Episode 337 of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts take a deep dive into the shallow end of SDRAngel. The project is a GPLv3 licensed, modular front end and headless server for connecting to and operating SDR receivers and transceivers. Discussion includes where to find the […]

  • Hello Everyone!
    WOW!  It’s been a while.  Almost four years have passed since I last posted any content to my blog site.  Also, according to my blog site it appears the last thing I posted about was announcing the 71st episode of … Continue reading →
  • D-Star & Pi-Star
    I was first introduced to D-Star some twelve years or so ago.  I purchased the ICOM IC-92AD hand-held and managed to get setup on one of the local D-Star repeaters.  Being one who (at the time) preferred all things HF, … Continue reading →

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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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