Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News compiled by HQ ARRL.
Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio update are those of the reporters and correspondents.
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Accessed on 08 June 2021, 2140 UTC, Post 2015.
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News & Features
06/08/2021 | ARDC Grant Will Support HAMNET Expansion in Europe
Amateur Radio Digital Communications (ARDC) has awarded a grant to support European expansion of HAMNET.Read More
Russian cosmonauts on the International Space Station (ISS) plan to transmit slow-scan TV (SSTV) images on 145.800 MHz FM June 9 – 10.Read More
NASA has selected LightCube along with 13 other small research satellites to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard rockets launching between 2022 and 2025.Read More
06/04/2021 | The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Solar Cycle 25 activity continues this week, with no spotless days since May 6.Read More
06/03/2021 | ARRL Executive Committee to Meet
The ARRL Executive Committee will meet in virtual session (Zoom) on Tuesday, June 8.Read More
IARU Region 1 Spectrum Affairs Chair Barry Lewis, G4SJH, reports that efforts continue in defending the interests of amateur radio during preparations by CEPTRead More
The winning article for the May 2021 QST Cover Plaque award is “What to Expect During the Rising Years of Solar Cycle 25,” by Frank Donovan, W3LPL.Read More
06/01/2021 | Former AMSAT Director Andy MacAllister, W5ACM, SK
Former AMSAT Board of Directors member Andy MacAllister, W5ACM, of Houston, Texas, died on May 19 after a brief illness.Read More
05/28/2021 | The K7RA Solar Update
Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: The 10.7-centimeter solar flux rose this week, and on Wednesday May 26 it reached 88, the highest it’s been since December 7, 2020.Read More
Help Canada celebrate its birthday on the air during the RAC Canada Day Contest on Thursday, July 1 — just a few days ahead of Independence Day in the US.Read More
Vintage home movie film provided by New Jersey radio amateur Bob Schenck, N2OO, was the highlight of a PBS documentary about the Hindenburg disaster.Read More
The FCC is seeking comment on the impact of the continuing global shortage of semiconductors.Read More
Reinaldo Leandro, (ex-YV5AMH, ex-HP1YV, and ex-YN1AM), a diplomat and active International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 2 volunteer, died on May 23.Read More
ARRL East Bay Section Manager Jim Siemons, W6LK, is stepping down because he is relocating to Wyoming.Read More
05/25/2021 | June 2021 Eclipse Festival Seeks Ham Participants
HamSCI is looking for ham radio operators to make recordings of time-standard stations during the June 2021 annular solar eclipse across the Arctic Circle.Read More
05/25/2021 | CQ Announces 2021 Hall of Fame Inductees
CQ has announced six new members to its Amateur Radio Hall of Fame, and two new members each to the DX Hall of Fame and the Contest Hall of Fame.Read More
Hawaii Island Amateur Radio News:
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
To date, there are two Big Island Amateur Radio Club stations participating in the 26-27 June 2021 ARRL Field Day.
The first BIARC group will activate a remote site on Maunakea, just off the Mana Road. Operations will start at 8 a.m. (HST). For details, please go here: Roy.firstname.lastname@example.org
A second BIARC group will hold a joint Hamfest and Field Day Site at Laupahoehoe Point on Saturday, 26 June 2021. The Field Day operation begins at 8 a.m. (HST), while the 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