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It looks as if there is a remarkable tropo opening in progress at the moment with EA8CXN on the Canary Islands making contact with several stations in… Read more
The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) logged 29.5 hours of continuous operation in advance of Hurricane Laura, beginning at 1300 UTC on August 26, and after t… Read more
As popular as the venerable Yaesu FT-817 transceiver might be with amateur radio operators, it’s not without its flaws, particularly in the user inter… Read more
The FCC has granted an ARRL request for a 30-day waiver to facilitate relief communications in the wake of Hurricane Laura. The waiver temporarily per… Read more
Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) teams along the Gulf Coast were ready to assist as needed after Hurricane Laura made landfall as a powerful an… Read more
Hurricane Laura Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) teams along the Gulf Coast have plans in place to deal with Hurricane Laura, now expected to m… Read more
With Hurricane Laura set to make landfall late Wednesday or early Thursday, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) will activate at 1300 UTC on Wednesday, on i… Read more
One down, one to go. The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) says that a vastly weaker Tropical Storm Marco made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi Rive… Read more
With now-Tropical Storm Marco continuing to weaken, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) canceled plans to reactivate on Monday morning. Although no longer a… Read more
Coronavirus in the UK: Meet the child radio enthusiast making friends thousands of miles away during lockdown
By Rhiannon Williams William, 10, has been discovering the joy of chatting with people across the world over radio waves – and he’s far from the only… Read more
Amateur radio license testing continues during the pandemic, with a combination of remote Volunteer Examiner (VE) test sessions and careful in-person… Read more
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) begins another virtual Technician License Class on 01 September 2020. For details, please contact Doug at firstname.lastname@example.org
All radio amateurs are urged to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Island Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event. The event, sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Radio Repeater Club, runs from 1300 to 1700 HST. For more information, please go here: https://gridmadness.blogspot.com
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