Ham Radio Update

Here’s the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news compiled by John Woodstock (K1DWU),

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March 22, 2021

YOTA Online session 11

March 22, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – YOTA Online session #11, will take place from 19:00 UTC on Thursday 25 March 2021 and the main topic will be ‘JOTA – Scouts in Ham Radio.’

Online Talk: Using Raspberry Pi and Arduino in ham radio

March 22, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – The Denby Dale ARS will be hosting an online talk on Zoom on using the Raspberry Pi and the Arduino in amateur radio by Anthony F4GOH on Wednesday, March 24 at 7:30 pm

Activity Days ‘The warriors of Vinnitsa’

March 22, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – 20-23 of March 2021 will be activity days of the Club WW radioamateurs in Vinnitsa region of Ukraine

St. Patrick’s Day activity

March 22, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Mike KD2DYY from New York reports a very successful Irish Hour net on 14.176MHz on St. Patrick’s Day

NASA mega Moon rocket passes key test, readies for launch

March 22, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – The largest rocket element NASA has ever built, the core stage of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, fired its four RS-25 engines for 8 minutes and 19 seconds Thursday at NASA’s Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Israel special event/contest

March 22, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Operators Ruben/4Z5FI and Jan/4X1VF will be active as 4X73T during the Holy Land Contest between 2100 UTC, Friday, April 16th, and 2100 UTC, Saturday, April 17th

IRTS Counties Contest

March 22, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – A reminder that there is an IRTS 80 metres Counties Contest on Tuesday next 23rd March at 20:00 UTC

Going QRT with a bang! KA6LMS special event

March 22, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – If you’re a fan of Tim Allen’s TV series Last Man Standing, you’ll have a final chance to contact the show’s Amateur Radio Club station before it goes QRT

DXCC Country/Entity report

March 22, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – According to the AR-Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 14th March, through Sunday, 21st March there were 210 countries active

UBA Spring Contest, 6m

March 22, 2021 12:11 AM – WA7BNM Contest Calendar – 0600Z-1000Z, Mar 28

March 21, 2021

World Amateur Radio Day special event

March 21, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Alex, PA1AW, will be active with the special callsign PA96WARD celebrating ‘World Amateur Radio Day 2021’ (WARD) on April 18th

Science Foundation restarted in September and October. But ALMA had a tough path to reopening

March 21, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Its location on the 5000-meter-tall Chajnantor Plateau is higher than most other telescopes, so high that some staff need oxygen to work

Police report that white supremacists are attacking cell phone towers

March 21, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – According to The Intercept, conspiracy theorists and far-right white supremacist groups are increasingly targeting cellphone towers and other critical infrastructure ‘to incite fear, disrupt essential services, and cause economic damage with the United States and abroad.’

Ongoing licence renewal issues

March 21, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – The failure of ICASA to supply a detailed guideline on how to change to the new online licence renewal system has necessitated that the SARL develop its own guideline which will be available early next week

Italian settler special event

March 21, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – To commemorate the 117th anniversary of the arrival of Italian settlers and the foundation of the locality of Capitan Pastene in southern Chile (Nova Italia at its beginnings), look for the following stations to be active until March 28th

Central Coast Amateur Radio Club 21st March 2021

March 21, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – The club wishes to announce the Central Coast Amateur Radio Club ‘Mayham’ event will be held on Sunday the 30th of May 2021 at Wyong Race Course

Auroras in the USA

March 21, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – This morning, auroras spilled across the Canadian border into northern-tier US states during an unexpectedly-strong G2-class geomagnetic storm

The SARL Technology Symposium on 27 March

March 21, 2021 09:11 AM – Southgate ARC – Have you registered for the Unlocking Amateur Radio which will take place from 10:00 to 14:15 CAT on 27 March 2021?

FOC QSO Party

March 21, 2021 12:11 AM – WA7BNM Contest Calendar – 0000Z-2359Z, Mar 27

CQ WW WPX Contest, SSB

March 21, 2021 12:11 AM – WA7BNM Contest Calendar – 0000Z, Mar 27 to 2359Z, Mar 28

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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM).

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