Amateur radio featured in a TEDx talk In a TEDx talk entrepreneur Lital Marom recalls that back in the last century when she first attended an amateur radio class she was laughed at because she was female and young (10 years old)
Saudi Arabian special event
Members of the Saudi Amateur Radio Society (HZ1SAR) will be active as HZ90ND to celebrate the 90th anniversary of their National Day of the Unification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (September 23rd) between September 17-25th
IRTS contest news The 70cms and 2 metres IRTS Counties Contests take place next Sunday
DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday,30th/August, through Sunday, 6th/September there were 206 countries active.
VK6WIA NewsWest NewsWest for Sunday 6th September 2020 is the Contesting edition, and we hear about contests coming up, especially a brand new contest that is based on an interesting concept
New Manager of the VO Incoming QSL Bureau Rick Burke, VO1SA/VO2CW, has retired from his position as the VO Incoming QSL Bureau Manager and Bill Kirby, VO1BB, has taken over as the new Manager effective immediately
Propagation de K7RA I goofed last week and did not attribute that wonderful narrative about solar cycle 19, which was written by Bill Hawkins, W5EC, who is currently at the top of the DXCC Honor Roll
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:
All radio amateurs are urged to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event. The event is sponsored by the Aulani Hui Amateur Repeater Club, and will run from 1300 to 1700 HST. For details, please 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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