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News for Tuesday 16 March
Friedrichshafen June 25-27 Messe Friedrichshafen, organizers of the HAM RADIO event, are continuing with plans for an in-person event to be held June 25-27, in additional the DARC is planning a state-of-the-art online conference event
ICQPodcast – John Amodeo – Last Man Standing In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Martin Rothwell (M0SGL), Ed Durrant (DD5LP), Frank Howell (K4FMH) and Bill Barnes (WC3B) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in this episode’s features is an Interview with John Amodeo from Last Man Standing by Ed Durrant DD5LP
IARUMS February newsletter now available The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System newsletter reports that Over The Horizon Radars (OTHR) continue to be the biggest source of interference in the HF amateur radio bands
Watch Out for STEVE! High-latitude sky watchers are seeing the purple phenomenon, called “STEVE”, from their backyards now
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Southgate Vibes Podcast #42 Steve Richards G4HPE is here with the latest edition of Southgate Vibes. There’s two new episodes every week – one on Tuesday and the other on Friday – so stay tuned!
News for Monday 15 March
German radio hams request online exams Germany’s Amateur Radio Round Table (RTA) has asked communications regulator BNetzA to introduce online exams. While UK and USA have had online exams for almost a year they aren’t yet widely available elsewhere
IRTS Annual General Meeting Due to the continuing and forecast Covid-9 pandemic restrictions, the 2021 IRTS Annual General Meeting will be held online on the Zoom platform on Saturday April 24th at 1100
Monthly performance of 8J17CALL for January-February, 2021 Please be advised that monthly performance of 8J17CALL, 7-CALL 30th Anniversary Special station for January-February, 2021 (23rd January to 22nd February, 2021) are as follows.
Monthly result in this period is 1,408 QSOs including 117 DX QSOs
SARL Contest News The second Wednesday 80 m Club Sprint runs from 17:30 to 18:30 UTC (19:30 to 20:30 CAT) on Wednesday 17 March – St Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day activity This Wednesday is St. Patrick’s Day and traditionally stations in EI and overseas stations with a connection to EI make a special effort to get on the air for the occasion
Inside the summit-obsessed world of ham radio
It was an arresting view, and the perfect backdrop for a summit selfie. But instead of reaching for his smartphone, Galchutt was absorbed by another device: a portable transceiver