Transatlantic Emergency Call !
Paul, G4MWO spotted this interesting item in a recent ARRL Letter: On Monday, May 18, Kent County Amateur Radio Club member Ken Dix, KB2KBD, picked up an emergency call on the 146.91 MHz repeater: Richard Tashner, N2EO, of Massapequa, New York, was suffering a medical emergency and could not reach his phone to call for help
Guinea IOTA op
After their successful expedition from Palestine as E44CC in February 2020, members of the Radio Club de Provins (F6KOP team) have decided to prepare/plan for their future expedition to take place in January 2021
Look for VP8HDM/A [HDM suffix = Historical Dockyard Museum] to be active during the 2020 International Museum Weekends
AMSAT Member Portal huge success! It’s been 45 days since the launch of AMSAT’s online Member Portal.
In that short time, 1,060 members have logged in, and 254 new and previously expired members were added to AMSAT ranks
DX News from the ARRL
The American Radio Relay League’s round-up of the forthcoming week’s DX activity on the amateur radio bands
Operation from Iceland postponed
Operators Mek/SP7VC and Kate/SQ7OYL, who were expected be active as TF/SP7VC and TF/SQ7OYL, respectively, from various locations in Iceland between July 24th and August 13th, have postponed their operations
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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