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

Accessed on 05 August 2020, 0352 UTC, Post 1570.

Source:  http://www.hamradioupdate.com/

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August 04, 2020

U3A ham radio meeting

August 04, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – The U3A, an organisation aimed at older people, is holding an online meeting for amateur radio operators on August 13 from 2-3pm

Solar Cycle 25 is Coming to Life

August 04, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – There’s no longer any doubt. Solar Cycle 25 is coming to life

Radio Spectrum Interference complaints consultation

August 04, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Eire’s communications regulator ComReg has published their response and decision to the consultation on managment of radio spectrum interference complaints

New Zealand introduce licence for the supply of transmitting equipment

August 04, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – RSM have released details of how to apply for a licence to supply Radio Transmitters and obligations for a permitted person to supply unrestricted two-way radios

Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio

August 04, 2020 09:16 AM – Southgate ARC – The Hurdy Gurdy Museum of Vintage Radio was set up in the Martello Tower at Abbey Street in Howth, Co. Dublin by the late Pat Herbert in 2003

August 03, 2020

Slow-Scan Television Activity August 4 – 5 from ISS will Commemorate Apollo-Soyuz

August 03, 2020 06:13 PM –

Hurricane Watch Net Reactivates as Hurricane Warning Posted for the Carolinas

August 03, 2020 06:10 PM – ARRL -With the National Hurricane Center (NHC) expecting Tropical Storm Isaias to become a hurricane again later today and make landfall this evening, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) reactivated at 1600 UTC on 14.325 MHz. HWN Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, said the net will shift operations at 2300 UTC to 7.268 MHz, where it will remain until no longer needed by the NHC. A hurricane warning is in effect…

Why hobby electronics is a great thing to take up

August 03, 2020 10:16 AM – Southgate ARC – The Deccan Herald reports nothing is more satisfying than using a piece of electronic equipment built at home

Mid Ulster ARC Tuesday Night Lecture Series

August 03, 2020 10:16 AM – Southgate ARC – This week the Mid Ulster ARC conitinues on Tuesday evening with Victor Mitchell Gi4 ONL on the topic of The History and Appreciation of Morse code

DXCC Country/Entity Report

August 03, 2020 10:16 AM – Southgate ARC – According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 26th/July, through Sunday, 2nd/August there were 197 countries active.

7-CALL Amateur Radio Club Experience station approved

August 03, 2020 10:16 AM – Southgate ARC – 8J1YAB, 7-CALL Amateur Radio Club Experience station has been approved by Kanto Bureau of Telecommunications on 3rd August, 2020.

IOTA news from OPDX

August 03, 2020 10:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW
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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering a virtual Technician License Class beginning 01 September 2020.  For details, please go here:  douscelle@aol.com
All radio amateurs are invited to participated in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Island Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event.  The contest, sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club, runs from 1300 to 1700 HST.  For details, please go here:  https://gridmadness.blogspot.com
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section
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https://paper.li/f-1576465810 (breaking Amateur/Ham Radio News)

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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Amateur Radio related websites

http://www.HawaiiARRL.info (ARRL Pacific Section website)

 

https://www.simplehamradioantennas.com.

https://oahuarrlnews.wordpress.com.

https://www.eham.net.

http://www.southgatearc.org.

http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/ (ARRL Audio News Podcast).

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