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The ARRL Contest Update for September 16, 2020


Here’s the latest contest and DX news from HQ ARRL. Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by HQ ARRL. Accessed on 17 September 2020, 1506 UTC, Post 1633. Source

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The ARES Newsletter for September 16, 2020


Here’s the latest edition of the ARES Newsletter from HQ ARRL. Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents. Contents supplied by HQ ARRL. Accessed on 17 September 2020, 0156 UTC, Post 1632,

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ARLB022: 5 MHz channels used for fire and hurricane reports


5MHz interoperability channels channels to be used for wildfires and Hurricane Sandy reports. Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News update are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by HQ ARRL and W1AW. Accessed on 16 September 2020,

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Ham Radio Update


Here’s the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news compiled by John Woodstock (K1DWU). Views expressed in this post are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content provided by John Woodstock (K1DWU). Accessed on 14 September 2020, 1836 UTC, Post 1629. Source:  http://www.hamradioupdate.com/ Please

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ARLP037 Propagation de K7RA


Here’s the latest propagation forecast from Tad Cook (K7RA). Views expressed in this Amateur/Ham Radio News release are those of the reporters and correspondents. Content supplied by HQ ARRL, W1AW, and Tad Cook (K7RA). Accessed on 12 September 2020, 0302

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Retired News director of Pacific Radio Group Radio Stations on Hawaii-the Big Island. I have more than 40 years of broadcast experience, including positons at KTUH-FM (UH-Manoa), KPOI-FM (Honolulu). KHLO-AM (Hilo), KKBG-FM (KBIG-FM)(Hilo/Kona), KAPA-FM (Hilo-Kona). Native-FM (Hilo-Kona), and ESPN Hawaii (Hilo-Kona). Former University of Hawaii-Hilo librarian. Retired Air Force Officer. Amateur (Ham) Radio operator since 1977 (currently holds the Amateur Extra Class License from the FCC-KH6JRM).... Can read, write, and speak Russian. Retired on 30 September 2011, but still maintains a Hawaii Island News Blog.

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