Ham Radio Update


Welcome to the “Ham Radio Update” on 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 20 April 2020, 1535 UTC, Post 1406.

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April 20, 2020

Remotely Administered Amateur Exam Systems Showing Promise

April 20, 2020 03:10 PM –

USA: Fully-Remote Amateur Radio License Exam Administration

April 20, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – The USA’s Ham Study group have released the latest update on the Fully-Remote Amateur Radio Exam Process

QSO Today Amateur Radio Podcast Paul Taylor – VK3HN

April 20, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Paul Taylor, VK3HN, loves to operate QRP, SOTA, or Summits on the Air, with his homebrew pocket-sized multi-band transceivers that he designs and builds in his home workshop

DXCC Country/Entity Report

April 20, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 12th April, through Sunday, 19th April there were 213 countries active

Astronauts photograph Starlink satellites from space

April 20, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Astronauts onboard the International Space Station have gotten a first good look at the controversial Starlink satellites

ARRL, AMSAT seek changes in FCC Orbital Debris Mitigation proposals

April 20, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – ARRL Washington Counsel Dave Siddall, K3ZJ, and AMSAT Executive Vice President Paul Stoetzer, N8HM, on April 8, discussed with senior FCC International Bureau staff by telephone the FCC’s draft Report and Order (R and O) on mitigation of orbital debris (IB Docket No. 18-313)

Hackaday: An FPGA and a few components can make a radio

April 20, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Jenny List G7CKF writes on Hackaday about the Medium and Short Wave SDR receiver developed by radio amateur Alberto Garlassi I4NZX

Abandoned mansion of a Portuguese radio amateur ‘found his radio room’

April 20, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – I found a cool video with a ham related story. These guys have a youtube channel where they visit abandoned homes and they show us one they´ve found in northern Portugal with a surprise…

IOTA news from OPDX

April 20, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
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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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