Dayton Hamvention 2021 cancelled.

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News for Wednesday 13 January

Dayton Hamvention 2021 cancelled
The Hamvention organizers have decided to cancel this year’s show which had been planned for May 21-23 in Xenia, Ohio

IARU preparing for WRC-23
The ARRL report preparations continue on the part of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) to represent the interests of the amateur and amateur-satellite services at World Radiocommunication Conference 2023 (WRC-23)

Home Construction talk by G0FUW and N6QW
The RSGB has made available the video of the talk on amateur radio construction given by Steve Hartley G0FUW and Pete Juliano N6QW on January 11

ARISS live stream
This concerns today’s ARISS contact with Shigagakuen Junior and Senior High School in Higashioumi, Japan scheduled for Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Former RAC President John ‘Hoppy’ Hopwood, VE7RD (SK)
Former Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) President John Farrell ‘Hoppy’ Hopwood, VE7RD, of North Vancouver, British Columbia, died on December 8. He was 91

IOTA News from the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Andreas, DK5ON of the Deutscher Amateur Radio Club


News for Tuesday 12 January

Available/Reserved UK amateur radio callsigns
Ofcom were asked in a Freedom of Information request to provide a list of Available/Reserved amateur radio callsigns for the UK and Crown Dependencies

Radio Caroline North January
Tune in for more nostalgia courtesy of another Radio Caroline North broadcast this weekend 16th-17th January – our first ‘North’ of 2021!

North West AllStar Group
Recently, MB7IMB came on air in North Lancashire. MB7IMB is a simplex AllStar gateway on 145.2375 NFM with a CTCSS of 110.9

FM transponder ham radio satellite launches soon
The launch of the UVSQ-SAT satellite carrying an FM transponder is provisionally scheduled for January 21, 2021

Interplanetary shock wave sparks auroras
Surprising forecasters, a shock wave buried in the solar wind hit Earth’s magnetic field today, sparking rare blue auroras around the Arctic Circle

IOTA news from OPDX
Weekly IOTA News – compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW

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