ham radio news 7/19/21


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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, 13dka, who shares the following guest post: Massive jamming on 40m (possibly from Cuba) is bugging the radio community by 13dka Apparently this is going on for a week now on 40m: Spent last night at my beach listening post on the German North Sea coast and found this fairly strong signal […]

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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Tracy Wood, who shares the following article and translation: REE Noblejas Site celebrates 50 years. Radio Exterior de España’s “Amigos de la Onda Corta” latest show marks the history of the 50 years of the Noblejas Broadcast Center. Program Summary (loose translation) Noblejas is the voice of Spain in […]

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Bo, OZ1DJJ again plans activity from Tasiilaq Island NA-151 as OX3LX during July 28 to August 13, 2021. Main focus on 6 & 4m with some HF too. Locator: HP15eo. Bo says “only QRV when not at QRL; it is not a DXped but a working trip.” QSL via OZ0J. Picture shows the antenna / […]

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Over on QRPer.com, I just published a post on portable power that was The Spectrum Monitor magazine’s April 2021 cover article. This article is essentially an overview of a few different types of rechargeable batteries including pros and cons of each chemistry. While this article focuses on use in ham radio field applications, it also […]

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UPDATE – During July 24-26, look for team MS0INT to be active from Sgeir nam Feusgan (Summer Isles archipelago) EU-092. Participation in the IOTA contest as GM5DX. QRV on various bands / modes before and after the contest. Operators: MM0HST, MM0NDX & MM0OKG. QSL via EB7DX.

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Bo, OX3LX will be active from Tasiilaq Island, IOTA NA - 151, 28 July - 13 August 2021.

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Phil, M7CBK is currently operating as ZC4CBK out of the Akrotiri Sovereign Base Area, Cyprus (Grid KM64LN), and plans to be QRV on a regular basis until October. Future visits are also planned. Look for Phil on FT4 and FT8 using an Icom IC-705 and home-brew dipole. QSL via EB7DX. 

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NEWS UPDATE – Expedition is postponed due to team member(s) being unwell. Possibly rescheduled for August ’21.  MARCH 8, 2021 – Team RI0FM will be active from Moneron Island, AS-149 during July 15-31, 2021. QRV on HF bands. Participation in the RSGB IOTA contest (July 24-25). QSL via RW6HS.

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NEWS UPDATE – JW0W will be active in 10 days @ July 21st from Prins Karls island, QRV in afternoon. Team is packing and doing final checks. Expect band operation on 40/30/20m. Also full-size 60m vertical and wires for higher bands. We will run 5 QRO stations and all modes. This will be a tent […]

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Look for YL2GM & YL2GN to be active from Hiiumaa Island, EU-034 as ES6JP/0 & ES6TZ/0 during the IOTA contest. QRV July 23-25, 2021. QSL via H/cs.

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Bo, OZ1DJJ again plans activity from Tasiilaq Island NA-151 as OX3LX during July 28 to August 13, 2021. Main focus on 6 & 4m with some HF too. Locator: HP15eo. Bo says “only QRV when not at QRL; it is not a DXped but a working trip.” QSL via OZ0J. Picture shows the antenna / […]

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UPDATE – During July 24-26, look for team MS0INT to be active from Sgeir nam Feusgan (Summer Isles archipelago) EU-092. Participation in the IOTA contest as GM5DX. QRV on various bands / modes before and after the contest. Operators: MM0HST, MM0NDX & MM0OKG. QSL via EB7DX.

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WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1700Z-2100Z, Jul 25

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WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1700Z-2100Z, Jul 25

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Beginning July 29, Hal W8HC will be vacationing and operating as FS/W8HC from Falaise des Oiseaux, St. Martin (IOTA NA-105). He will be running 100 watts from an Elecraft K3S 6m – 40m, CW and FT8 until August 6. QSOs will be uploaded to LoTW.

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Recently, there has been a pirate station operating as SU1SK. Furthermore, this pirate has been using PayPal and taking money under the email address su1sk@.... The bootlegger has been heard numerous times so be very careful when making a contact; for example on July 17 (20z) to July 18 (02z) during this period it was […]

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From July 21 to 26/27, an IOTA expedition to Gogland Island, EU-133 will take place. Ops: RV1AQ, R1MJ & R1BET + technical support. They will use own callsigns /P on 160-10m; CW, SSB & Digi. Participation in the IOTA contest.

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Southgate ARC - In an update issued on July 14th, Frank Davis announced that the VO1FN Transatlantic VHF project has received important support from SHF Elektronik Siggi DJ2MM who have sponsored an MVV 144-VOX Mast Mounted preamp. The unit has been received and will be installed in the coming days

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Southgate ARC - 40 Meter Band Jamming From Cuba? An example of the Jamming that is currently happening on the 40 meter band

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Southgate ARC - The Millennium Post report that in a bid to ensure seamless connectivity even to the remotest locations in Sunderbans in South 24-Parganas, the civil defence volunteers on Sunday started receiving training in Ham Radio communication

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Southgate ARC - In this episode, Martin (M1MRB) is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Edmund Spicer M0MNG to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode, we feature Portable Operations Challenge 2021

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Southgate ARC - Learn to Solder Buildathon II will be presented by Rex Harper W1REX at the next QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo coming August 14th and 15th

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Southgate ARC - In June of 2021, the FCC in the USA issued the experimental call sign WL2XUP to conduct tests on the 40 MHz band. The owner of the call, Lin Holcomb (NI4Y) reports that the station is now on air

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Southgate ARC - RadioMentor was originally setup to help USA students prepare for their amateur radio licensing examinations, however through our partnerships we have now expanded our training team to cover multiple countries across the globe

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Southgate ARC - Tevfik, TA1HZ (ex-ZD8HZ), has announced that he has moved to Iskele city in the district known as the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC)

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Southgate ARC - The Board of the Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA) say the June/July issue of their magazine Amateur Radio contained unacceptable racial and sexist slurs

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