Ham Radio Update


Here’s the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news compiled by John Woodstock (K1DWU).

Views expressed in this post are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content provided by John Woodstock (K1DWU) and the sources cited by him.

Accessed on 22 June 2020, 1520 UTC, Post 1500.

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June 22, 2020

SDR: I/Q Data explained

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – Jan van Gils PE0SAT has made available an explanation of the I/Q (In-phase and Quadrature) components of a signal that are used in Software Defined Radios (SDR)

Radio Amateur Insurance: a new EURAO global service

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – This month EURAO launches a new global service: the Radio Amateur Insurance

Online talk: Writtle and the Birth of British Radio Broadcasting

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – Radio amateur Tim Wander G6GUX will be giving an online talk at 7:30pm (1830 GMT) today, Monday, June 22, about the historic 2MT Writtle broadcasts

Norway forms ham radio Vision and Action Working Group

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – The Norwegian national amateur radio society NRRL reports a Vision and Action Working Group is being formed

National Radio Society of Ireland (NRSI)

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – Dear fellow Amateurs and SWL’s, We understand some amateurs and SWL’s may be somewhat confused at the need for the establishment of a new society within the country, however in our opinion this was sadly justified for the long term future of the hobby

Licence Exams in Ireland

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – Following the postponement of the exam scheduled for May, exams have now been arranged at venues in Dublin, Cork and Galway

ICQPodcast – Transmitter Performance with Rob Sherwood NC0B

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – n this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Dan Romanchik KB6NU to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Rob Sherwood, NC0B on Transmitter Performance

German Ham Radio Callbook PDF

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – Germany’s telecommunications regulator, the Federal Network Agency (BNetzA), has released a new edition of the Amateur Radio callbook for free download

Galway Digital Radio Group

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – The Galway Digital Radio Group are pleased to announce that the Galway Radio Club Fusion Repeater is operational from its new site in Knockroe, Loughrea Co. Galway

6th anniversary of NANOSATC-BR1

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – LABRE reports June 19 marked the 6th anniversary of the launch of the Brazilian satellite NANOSATC-BR1 which carried an amateur radio payload. Work is progressing on its successor NANOSATC-BR2

IOTA news from OPDX

June 22, 2020 08:15 AM – Southgate ARC – Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

June 21, 2020

The Space Weather Woman

June 21, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – The Sun’s Ring of Fire Eclipse and Sundiving Comets – The latest space weather forecast from Dr Tamitha Skov WX6SWW

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

June 21, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels

Irish EI1KNH VHF beacon on 60 MHz now uses FT8

June 21, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – 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

HAM RADIOnline event June 26-29

June 21, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – 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

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club 21st June 2020

June 21, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – 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

CAS-6 antenna deployed, transponder activated

June 21, 2020 09:14 AM – Southgate ARC – The CAMSAT CAS-6 satellite was launched December 20, 2019. Alan Kung BA1DU reports the V/UHF antenna was deployed on Saturday, June 20, and the linear transponder activated

ICQ Podcast Episode 327 – Transmitter Performance with Rob Sherwood NC0B

June 21, 2020 07:42 AM – ICQ Podcast -In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Dan Romanchik KB6NU to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Rob Sherwood, NC0B on Transmitter Performance.

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