CQ Amateur Radio: Newsroom Update


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

Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.  Accessed on 16 January 2023, 1413 UTC.  Content provided by “CQ Amateur Radio:  Newsroom Update.”

Source: (Amateur Radio News from “CQ Amateur Radio:  Newsroom Update”).

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CQ Newsroom stories include:
Two Ham Radio Bills Introduced in Congress – One would pre-empt HOA antenna restrictions, the other relates to HF digital communications. No word if they have been re-introduced in the new Congress
Ohio Distracted Driving Law Exempts Hams – New law generally bans holding cellphone or other device in your hand while driving; makes it a primary offense
Milestones: Orlando Award Winners Named – KN4MDJ and AB8YK share Carole Perry Educator of the Year award; N7UR receives first Gordon West Ambassador of the Year award
Milestones: W7SAR Receives National Award – Jerry Wellman named National Volunteer Emergency Manager of the Year by the International Association of Emergency Managers
Milestones: Arnie Coro, CO2KK, Silent Key – Longtime shortwave radio host, professor and former CQ VHF columnist passed away in early January. Also leaving us recently were noted contester Fred Laun, K3ZO, and longtime CQ technical illustrator Hal Keith.
RRI Extends Digital Network to Puerto Rico – Radio Relay International’s Digital Traffic Network infrastructure has expanded to Puerto Rico for future disaster communication needs
Volunteers On the Air Are On the Air – Yearlong ARRL program under way; use of Logbook of the World is required for participants
Nominations Open for RCA “Young Ham Lends a Hand” Award – Radio Club of America seeks to recognize community service by young hams
No-Scan TV on Space Station – The International Space Station’s slow-scan TV system is off the air while awaiting delivery of new hardware compatible with upgraded on-board computers
FO-118 Puts HF Back on Satellites – Cubesat built by Chinese high school students includes 15-meter uplink among several options
CQ’s January issue
  • Rare DX From the Heart of Italy
  • A Billion-Year-Old Radio Signal
  • Results: 2022 CQ WW VHF Contest
  • CQ Reviews: CODAN High Power Amplifier Controller
  • Build Your Own Low-Voltage Transformer, Part 2
  • Lego® Equipment Enclosures
CQ’s February issue
Mini-Antenna Special!
  • “Little Boy” & “Fat Man”
  • The “Perveted Vee,” Part 2
  • Trees and Signal Polarization
  • A Skeptic Won Over by a Mag Loop
  • Voices of Young Hams
  • VU4W Andaman Is. DXpedition
  • Inside Brazil’s Green and Yellow Contest
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Reminders for Hawaii radio amateurs:

The Original Big Island of Hawaii International Swap Meet/Ham Fest is set for Saturday, 28 January 2023, 0930-1400 HST, at the Waimea Community Center near the baseball field.

Aloha es 73 de Russell Roberts (KH6JRM)

Public Information Officer

Hawaii County, ARRL Pacific Section