Here are the top Amateur/Ham Radio news items for the week of August 8, 2020, compiled by the “Amateur Radio Weekly Newsletter.”
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- Ham College 67
Ham College episode 67 is now available for download. Extra Class Exam Questions – Part 5 E1E Volunteer examiner program: definitions, qualifications, preparation and administration of exams, accreditation, question pools, documentation requirem…
- ICQ Podcast Episode 330 – Organising a SOTA Weekend
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 Aug 03 16:10 UTC
Here is this week’s space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Aug 03 0354 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 27 July – 02 August 2020 Solar activity was very low throughout the period. Three spotted regions populated the disk at various times during the summary period. Region 2767 (S21, L=200, class/area Hsx/120 on […]
- McQuaid Butte SOTA
McQuaid Butte (W0C/SP-019) is a 9043-foot mountain near our cabin in Park County. Joyce/K0JJW and I activated it for Summits On The Air (SOTA) way back in 2013 but for some reason, we had not been back to it. The access road (Salt Creek Road, FS 435) is gated closed from January 1 to June … Continue reading McQuaid Butte SOTA →
- 13 Colonies wallpaper arrived today.
The wallpaper arrived today for my participation in the 13 Colonies Special Event from July1-7th. This was a great event and my first time taking part in it, I am looking forward to next years event.
- Simplex Channel Confusion on 2 Meters
I often get asked questions about the band plan for 2 meters (144 to 148 MHz). Usually, this is about choosing a suitable simplex frequency, because the repeater frequencies are already coordinated and visible. I’ve written about 2m band plans before. This article attempts to cover the topic in a way that applies to all … Continue reading Simplex Channel Confusion on 2 Meters →
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