CQ Amateur Radio: Newsroom Update


Here are the latest Amateur Radio news, events, and commentary compiled by the “CQ Newsroom.”

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News update are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Accessed on 22 October 2022, 1435 UTC.

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CQ Newsroom stories include:
KD2JTX Elected ITU Secretary-General – Doreen Bogdan-Martin, KD2JTX, has been elected as Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union, the first woman and second ham to hold the position.
WRC-23 to be Held in Dubai – The 2023 World Radiocommunication Conference will be held from November 20 through December 15 in the United Arab Emirates.
Hams Respond to Hurricanes Fiona and Ian – Amateur radio emergency communicators had a very busy month in September, with two major hurricanes wreaking havoc from the Caribbean to Canada
Next YOTA Camp Set for Canada – Youth on the Air summer program will be held July 16-21, 2023 at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario. Registration opens December 1.
VOA Headquarters Named Historic Site in Journalism – Voice of America’s editorial independence honored by Society of Professional Journalists
RSGB to Host Transatlantic Centenary Tests – 100th anniversary of the Radio Society of Great Britain’s 1923-24 “transatlantic tests” to be marked with a series of special event operations in December.
Arecibo Observatory to Be Replaced by Education Center – National Science Foundation opts not to rebuild iconic radiotelescope that collapsed in 2020
Internet Archive Developing Digital Library of Amateur Radio and Communications – Collection will include radio-related books, magazines, catalogs, manuals, videos, and more
Applications Closing Soon for Club Grants, ARISS Contacts – November 4th is deadline for clubs to apply for current round of ARRL Foundation Club Grant Program; November 13th is the cutoff to apply for ARISS space station contacts in 2nd half of 2023.
Details on these stories and more are online in the CQ Newsroom at:
CQ’s October issue
EmComm Special
  • EmComm from the Ground Up
  • A Philosophical Approach to Go Kits
  • Developing Your Radio Voice
  • EmComm in the 1950s
  • MFJ’s 50th Anniversary
  • The Space Age Turns 65
  • The Flutenna
CQ’s November issue
  • Results: 2022 CQ WPX CW Contest
  • Contesting With Wolves – A Visit to ZV4SL
  • Almost a Heathkit
  • Using an HF Windom Antenna on 50 MHz
  • Fusion Cooking in Amateur Radio?
  • ARDF World Championship Report
  • Holiday Gifts for Builders
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Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section

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