Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News compiled by the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.
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Accessed on 06 June 2021, 1236 UTC, Post 2071.
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- New ham radio club to open on June 25
- WIA meets with ACMA over Non-assigned Amateur Licence Consultation
- On 23 June Antarctic Treaty celebrates its 60th anniversary
- Gordon Pettengill W1OUN SK
- The Hammies Sprint on 13 June
- The SARL Youth Sprint on 16 June
- Tarwater students to chat with astronauts in space
- Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
|New ham radio club to open on June 25
A new amateur radio club, the East Ardsley Radio Society, plans to hold its first meeting at 7pm on Friday, June 25
|WIA meets with ACMA over Non-assigned Amateur Licence Consultation
Australia’s WIA recently met staff from the ACMA to discuss its public consultation process regarding the review of non-assigned amateur and outpost stations regulatory arrangements
|On 23 June Antarctic Treaty celebrates its 60th anniversary
I will monitor 15476 kHz on that day, may be LRA36 will have a special transmission (not confirmed yet)
|Gordon Pettengill W1OUN SK
MIT reports radio astronomer and radio amateur Gordon Pettengill W1OUN passed away on May 8, aged 95
|The Hammies Sprint on 13 June
The Hammies Sprint is a fun activity to promote contacts between Hammies and radio amateurs in Southern African countries with an emphasis on ZU stations and runs from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC (16:00 to 17:00 CAT) on Sunday 13 June 2021
|The SARL Youth Sprint on 16 June
This is a fun activity to celebrate the Youth and to promote contacts between young radio amateurs in Southern African countries. Call ‘CQ Youth Sprint!’
|Tarwater students to chat with astronauts in space
Tarwater Elementary students will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity this October to converse with astronauts currently in orbit
|Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP
Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the solar activity is expected to be at low levels
Hawaii Island Amateur/Ham Radio Events:
K6K King Kamehameha Celebration Special Event Station will be on-air, Friday, 11 June 2021, 6 a.m. (HST) to 10 p.m. (HST). For more information, please go here: https://sites.google.com/view/k6khawaii
The Hawaii Island Hamfest and ARRL Field Day Event will be held on Saturday, 26 June 2021, at Laupahoehoe Point. Field Day activities begin at 8 a.m. (HST), while Hamfest starts at 10 a.m. (HST). Talk-in on 442.550 MHz, PLL 110.9 Hz.
Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
Public Information Officer
Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section