Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter


Here are this week’s top Amateur/Ham Radio News Stories compiled by Matt (W1MST) of the “Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter.”

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

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Accessed on 11 July 2020, 1458 UTC, Post 1533.

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

  • ICQ Podcast Episode 328 – Homebrew CAT and Programming Cable
    In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP, Frank Howell K4FMH and Bill Barnes WC3B to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s f…
  • Weekly Propagation Summary – 2020 Jul 06 16:10 UTC
    Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Jul 06 0150 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 29 June – 05 July 2020 Solar activity was very low. Region 2766 (N06 L=117, class/area Bxo/beta on 04 Jul) was the only active region on the visible disk. The region was in decay […]
  • The 13 Colineis Event continues……
    During my adventure with the 13 Colonies event, I was able to see the advantages my Icom 7610 brings to the table. The name of the game with the Colonies event is to try to log all 13 (Clean sweep) colonies stations. At the get-go of the event for me, …
  • The 13 Colonies Event continues……
    During my adventure with the 13 Colonies event, I was able to see the advantages my Icom 7610 brings to the table. The name of the game with the Colonies event is to try to log all 13 (Clean sweep) colonies stations. At the get-go of the event for me, …
  • LHS Episode #355: Warp Two
    Hello and welcome to the 355th installment of Linux in the Ham Shack. In this episode, the hosts wrap up Field Day 2020 and then dive into other topics including: RSGB webinars, the WIA, the QSO Today Ham Expo, open-source COVID-19 tracking software, Linux Mint 20, ADS-B trackers for Raspberry Pi and much more. […]

  • 13 Colonies success!
    The 13 Colonies event ended on Tuesday and for me, it was right down to the wire but I was successful. I was able to contact all 13 colonies and the 2 bonus stations for a clean sweep along with 2 bonus stations. I really had no plans on participating …
  • LHS Episode #356: The Weekender LII
    It’s time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. […]

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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

The Big Island Amateur Radio Club Board Meeting and regular membership meeting will be held today via the Zoom protocol at 1200 HST and 1400 HST.  For details, check the BIARC List Serve.

Doug Wilson (KH6DQ) will begin an on-line Technician License Class on 01 September 2020 using the Zoom protocol. For details, contact Doug at douscelle@aol.com

All radio amateurs are encouraged to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020 Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF simplex event.  The event, sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club, will run from 1300 HST to 1700 HST. For details, go here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com

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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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