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The silence of the LEDs.

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Content supplied by the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 04 October 2020, 1356 UTC, Post 1659.

Source:  http://www.southgatearc.org/

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News for Sunday 4 October

The Silence of the LEDs
The RSGB VHF Manager John Regnault G4SWX describes how he dealt with the problem of a neighbour who used Polluting LED lights that ruined the RF Environment

ISS SSTV October 4-8 on 145.800 MHz FM
An ARISS Slow Scan TV (SSTV) event is scheduled from the International Space Station (ISS) for October 4-8

Hackaday: M17 ham radio digital mode
Al Williams WD5GNR reports on the new amateur radio digital mode M17 which uses 4FSK and error correction

Amateur radio operators in the pandemic
The Pledge Times reports their Spain correspondent used the lockdown to become an amateur radio operator. Now is the time to chat – about Corona

Radio hams team up with Scouts for JOTA
News Dakota reports the Jamestown Amateur Radio Club will be teaming up with Scouts BSA Troop 5555 to host the Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) on October 17

REF makes digital library available to all
French national amateur radio society REF have made available their digital library covering the Raspberry Pi, Propagation, Digital transmissions and QO-100

King Vajiralongkorn receives ham radio callsign HS10A
NBTC and RAST presented the amateur radio callsign HS10A to His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn and provided equipment at a ceremony in the Dusit Palace, Bangkok

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club
The club’s youngest member, Adrian was able to make his very first contact on the radio. Despite large amounts of QRM, the club advertised an 80 metre Frequency and numerous stations were quick to the task of jumping on air

IARU Region 1 Virtual General Conference
The South African Radio League report: If the COVID pandemic had never taken place, three SARL delegates would be flying to Novi Sad in Serbia for the Region 1 General Conference

Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to remain at low levels.

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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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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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