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 provided by John Woodstock (K1DWU).

Accessed on 14 September 2020, 1836 UTC, Post 1629.

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September 14, 2020

Attention Turns to Tropical Storm Sally after Hurricane Paulette Hits Bermuda

September 14, 2020 05:52 PM – ARRL -The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) said this morning that it will continue to gather any reports from Bermuda in the wake of Hurricane Paulette, which made landfall on the resort island today (Monday, September 14). Paulette is slowly moving away from Bermuda, a British overseas territory. The HWN is currently active on 14.325 MHz, seeking damage and storm surge reports.

 

“The Atlantic Basin is very b…

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels.

Swedish Electrical Safety Agency threatens ban on sale of optimizers

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – In Sweden the Swedish Electrical Safety Agency may ban the sale of optimizers used in Solar Panel installations due to the high level of RF Pollution they produce

Solar Panels cause interference – despite preventative measures

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Sweden’s SSA reports on the severe RF Pollution problem that Solar Panels on homes can cause

Kids On The Air – OL1KOTA

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – During the weekend of September 12-13 the Czech Radio Club organised the 1st #KidsOnTheAir Camp

Midland Dam Failure: Amateur Coordination for Resident Evacuation

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Jack Robinson from the Midland amateur Radio Club served as EOC during the historic Midland flood after two dams failed

ICQPodcast – Hams Celebrate Healthcare Heroes

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – n this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Hams Celebrate Healthcare Heroes

Brazil: Regulator responds to LABRE letter

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – On Sept. 3 Brazil’s national radio amateur society LABRE wrote to communications regulator ANATEL regarding the proposal to scrap amateur radio exams. On Sept. 10 ANATEL replied

Avutu Nagi Reddy VU2ANI SK

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Avutu Nagi Reddy VU2ANI a senior ham operator and Secretary of the Coastal Amateur Radio Society (CARS) passed away in Guntur town of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday morning, September 10, aged 64

AmateurLogic 147: A September to Remember

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Announcing the AmateurLogic.TV 15th Anniversary Contest. This perfect QRP package includes the Icom IC-705 all band all mode transceiver and Utility Backpack, MFJ-2289PKG Big Ear Antenna package with tripod and carry bag, MFJ-4115 portable power supply, Heil Sound BM-17 headset, and the collection of Forrest Mim’s Engineer’s Mini Notebooks. Help us celebrate.

A new solution for HAMNET in the 70 cm band

September 14, 2020 08:16 AM – Southgate ARC – Germany’s national amateur radio society DARC reports on the use of higher data transmissions in the 430 MHz band
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Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

All radio amateurs are invited to participate in the Sunday, 20 September 2020, Hawaiian Islands Grid Madness VHF/UHF Simplex Event.  The event runs from 1300 to 1700 HST.  For details, please go here:

https://gridmadness.blogspot.com

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