Hawaii Island Field Day


This Saturday and Sunday (26-27 June 2021), Hawaii Island radio amateurs will be participating in the annual ARRL Field Day.

While many radio amateurs will be operating under COVID-19 restrictions at their home stations, two groups of Hawaii Island hams will be activating two sites for this annual event.

The first group will operate from a remote site on Maunakea, just off Mana Road.  GPS location:  19.7337 lat, 155.3837 long.

A second group will activate a Field Day site at Laupahoehoe Point.  A Hamfest will be co-located at the Field Day site.  Talk-in on 442.550 MHz, PLL 110.9 Hz.

Southgate Amateur Radio Club News

Here’s the latest Amateur Radio News compiled by the UK-based Southgate Amateur Radio Club.

Accessed on 26 June 2021, 1354 UTC, Post 2105.


Please click link or scroll down to read your selections.

News for Saturday 26 June

Foundations of Amateur Radio
When you share the hobby grows
Recently I received a lovely email from Simon G0EIY, who reminded me that there is a voice-keyer that fits into a microphone. It was designed by Olli DH8BQA as a replacement for a standard Yaesu MH-31 microphone. I’d come across this a while ago and for several reasons put off actually ordering one, but Simon’s encouragement tipped me over the fence and I’ve placed my order

24th annual ILLW on track despite Covid
The International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend is alive and well despite the global upheaval caused by Covid-19. This time last year we all thought we were looking at cancelling but regular supporters wanted the event to be a beacon of hope

Roundabout Radio Adventures
Richard Newstead G3CWI, has resumed making content for his popular Radio Adventures YouTube channel. He looks at all aspects of portable radio operating in a lighthearted but informative way

VK6WIA NewsWest
NewsWest for Sunday 27th June 2021 has no fixed theme, so sort of anything goes. As promised last week we have a silent key tribute for Poppy ex VK6YF, updates on PerthTech and the PerthTech Raffle, some snippets of local news, and a comment about why members should be paying attention to what the WIA does

Youth Radio Science Field Day
Students will talk with astronauts on the International Space Station via Amateur Radio in October of 2021. This activity is part of the ARISS (Amateur Radio on the International Space Station) Program, which promotes learning opportunities as part of the STEM (Science, Technology, Education, and Math) initiative. To kick off this event, this summer we will start with a free Youth Radio Science Field Day event on Saturday, June 26th

Field Day 2021: ARRL extends temporary rule waivers
Sponsored by the ARRL and RAC (but organized primarily by the ARRL), Field Day is open to all Amateur Radio operators covered by these two International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) member organizations

Bitcoin to the Moon: LABRE write to ANATEL
Brazil’s national amateur radio society LABRE has written to the communications regulator ANATEL regarding the alleged sending of Bitcoin via amateur radio Moonbounce (EME)

Southgate Vibes Podcast #71
Steve Richards G4HPE is here with the latest edition of Southgate Vibes.
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