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News for Sunday 3 May

FCC Chair comments on amateur radio remote testing
Ajit Pai Chair of the FCC (USA’s communications regulator) has publicly thanked radio amateur Sam Hulick KD9PGO for highlighting the issue of remote testing

QSO Today Amateur Radio Podcast Episode 300 –
The Panel Discussion

I just posted episode 300, another milestone in the history of the QSO Today podcast.  I decided to celebrate this milestone with a panel discussion as something new and completely different

Amateur radio explained to young coders
Simon Dorrer OE3SDO gave an online talk ‘Amateur radio as a hobby’ to young people in Linz, Austria, at a CoderDojo Junior Bootcamp event on April 24

Ham College 64: Remote Exams
In this episode of Ham College we get the up to date information on the state of Amateur radio exam remote testing. It’s come much further than we thought

66-year-old man rescued from ham radio tower
Firefighters were called to rescue a 66-year-old man who was stuck on a friend’s amateur radio mast in Big Piney Road, Rapid City, South Dakota

World Pulmonary Hypertension Day goes live on ham radio
Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Association report on the amateur radio special event station W2H which will be active to promote World PH Day taking place May 5

Electronic voting for the 2020 South African Radio League AGM
The electronic voting for the four Financial motions opened at 00:01 CAT on Monday 27 April 2020 and there was an initial rush to cast votes, but this has decreased during the week

Radio Emma Toc World Service
Jim Salmon 2E0RMI has posted the transmission schedule for Radio Emma Toc

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

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