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AMATEUR RADIO NEWS
IRTS Commmittee Nominations
There seems to have been much confusion recently on how members are elected to the IRTS committee
Tuesday, 22nd February 2022
Online Talk: Soldering for Beginners
On Wednesday, February 23, Denby Dale Amateur Radio Society will have an online meeting on Soldering for Beginners, all are welcome to join the Zoom session
The 5 MHz Newsletter celebrates its 10th birthday
The latest edition of The 5 MHz Newsletter now available for download
ARISS contact is scheduled for students at Sussex County Charter School for Technology, Sparta, NJ, USA
This will be a direct contact via amateur radio between students at the Sussex County Charter School for Technology, Sparta, New Jersey and Astronaut Mark Vande Hei, amateur radio call sign KG5GNP
Monday, 21st February 2022
Tragedy in Petrópolis: Radio amateurs provide support
Brazil’s LABRE reports on the amateur radio response to the landslides and flash flooding that hit the Brazilian city of Petrópolis on February 15
Cuba’s communications regulator inspects FRC
The Cuba’s Ministry of Communications MINCOM held an inspection of the 16 branches of the national amateur radio society FRC from February 7-11
The 19th Antarctic Activity Week (AAW) will take place this week between February 21-27th. All Radio Amateurs (OMs and SWLs) around the world, Clubs and Organizations as well as other important groups and individual operators World-Wide, are invited to join and share with them in this initiative
Homemade panadapter brings waterfall to old radio
Ham radio operators can be pretty selective about their gear. Some are old-school tube purists who would never think of touching a rig containing transistors, and others are perfectly happy with the small Software Defined Radio (SDR) hooked up to their PC
Crozet Island DXpedition
After the permission granted by the TAAF and the DXpedition announcement, time has come to gather the equipment and move forward with the preparations. As you can see on the picture below, talks are extensive!
South Gobi Region, Mongolia
Mats, RM2D (SM6LRR), will be active as JT4RR from South Gobi Region, Mongolia, between March 20th and April 5th. He also mentions that sometime in March-April and in July-August, he is planning a few days of activity as JT4RR/P from the South Gobi Desert
DXCC Country/Entity Report
According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 13th February, through Sunday, 20th February there were 214 countries active
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)
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