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ITU releases World Amateur Radio Day Video.

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News for Sunday 18 April

ARISS contact with school in Blue Mountains, Australia
An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Victor Glover KI5BKC with students at the Winmalee Public School, Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia

 
 
 

ITU releases World Amateur Radio Day video
ITU celebrates World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) today April 18 with this video

 

NASA to attempt first controlled flight on Mars as soon as Monday
NASA is targeting no earlier than Monday, April 19, for the first flight of its Ingenuity Mars Helicopter at approximately 3:30 a.m. EDT (12:30 a.m. PDT)

 

International Air Ambulance Week 2021
This year’s International Air Ambulance Week will take place between 6th – 14th September 2021, with the focus on supporting and generating donations for flying medical services around the world

 

Ham radio more popular than ever
On the ITU site Lisa Leenders PA2LS describes the fascinating hobby of Amateur Radio and the significance of World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) today, April 18

 

QSO Today – Patrick Brown AK5TX
Patrick (Pat) Brown, AK5TX, has always had a love for radio leading to opportunities from Minnisota to Alaska

 

Pride Radio Group is back on the air with VI2021PRIDE for Midsumma Festival
As an eminent queer art and performance festival, Melbourne’s Midsumma Festival is one of the major pride events in Australia

 

SARL Virtual AGM held yesterday
The 2021 SARL Virtual AGM started at 10:00 CAT on the Bluejeans platform with Nico, ZS6QL the SARL President welcoming all the delegates

 

ANZAC Day QSO Party
Last year many amateur radio operators not only missed out on catching up with friends at their local amateur radio club gatherings, but were not able to attend an ANZAC Day service. To help overcome those restrictions, the St George Amateur Radio Society sponsored a QSO Party on Anzac Day 2020

 

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

 
 
 
Southgate Vibes Podcast #51
Steve Richards G4HPE is here with the latest edition of Southgate Vibes. There’s two new episodes every week – on Tuesdays and Fridays – Click the ‘Play’ button to listen to the latest episode

 

Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio News:

Doug Wilson (KH7DQ) is offering a free, online Technician License Preparation Class, beginning on 21 April 2021.  The class will use the ZOOM conference protocol.  For details, go here:  douscelle@aol.com

Also, Doug conducts a CERT Radio Check Net on the 1st Saturday of each month at 0900 HST.  For more information, contact Doug at the above email address.

For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit this blog daily.  Our news feeds are updated daily and weekly. Thanks for joining us today.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

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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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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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