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News for Sunday 21 June
Central Coast Amateur Radio Club 21st June 2020
As mentioned last week, Central Coast Amateur Radio Club members have been working to preparing the club rooms, and we are excited to announce the club will be re-opening its doors on Saturday the 4th of July from 10:30am, with a BBQ from around 11:30. The club will also be holding its first face to face general business meeting, starting at 1pm
Irish EI1KNH VHF beacon on 60 MHz now uses FT8 Tim, EI4GNB reports that the new configuration for the EI1KNH 5-metre beacon is FT8 – CW – Carrier, with FT8 being in the first period of every minute. There are no breaks, just 60 phases an hour non-stop. This should make it easier for people to listen for it as there is a huge user base running the FT8 and WSJT-X software
The Space Weather Woman
The Sun’s Ring of Fire Eclipse and Sundiving Comets – The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW
HAM RADIOnline event June 26-29
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s HAM RADIO in Friedrichshafen had to be cancelled as so many other events world wide but there will be a HAM RADIOnline event instead
Foundations of Amateur Radio If you WSPR and nobody hears you … The day came to pass when all my set-up and configuration was going to culminate in the moment of truth when I enabled TX on my WSPR mode station. Before I tell you of my experience, I should give you a little bit of background
RSGB Convention to be an Online Event
In response to the UK’s continuing social distancing regulations, the RSGB Convention Committee has changed the arrangements for the RSGB Convention
Amateur radio operators adapt to COVID-19 crisis Field Day (June 27-28) is a combination emergency-preparedness exercise, public relations event, and club picnic. The Daily Herald reports how radio amateurs have adapted it in response to Coronavirus
Solar eclipse this weekend The sun is about to turn into a ‘ring of fire.’
On June 21st, the Moon will pass directly in front of the sun, producing an annular solar eclipse over Earth’s eastern hemisphere.