HAM RADIO NEWS 8'30/21


mike witkowski
 

n the past few weeks, I’ve gotten a lot of questions from readers who are trying to decide if they should install a magnetic loop antenna or a simple wire antenna at their home. Obviously, most of the questions come from shortwave radio listeners, but some have come from ham radio operators as well. I […]

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Five years ago (covering the period April to September 2016), Tom KC0W went on his travels to a few Pacific island entities. To rekindle these moments, here’s recordings (CW only) of each place he visited and operated from:

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A team consisting PA0ABM, PA1SVM, PA7JWC and PD2R will be active from Saeby, North Jutland (EU-171) as OV2T and 5Q7DX. QRV on CW, SSB and Digi; 160-6m and 2m. QSL info OV2T via PA0ABM and 5Q7DX via PA7JWC or LoTW. 

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WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1000Z-1400Z, Sep 5

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WA7BNM Contest Calendar - 1800Z, Sep 5 to 0300Z, Sep 6

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ARRL -

The FCC has granted an ARRL emergency request for a temporary waiver intended to facilitate relief communications in the wake of Hurricane Ida. The waiver was orally granted on Saturday, August 28, and immediately permitted amateur data transmissions related to Hurricane Ida traffic to employ a higher symbol rate for data transmissions than the current limit of 300 baud.

ARRL pointed out in its ...



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The FCC has granted an ARRL emergency request for a temporary waiver intended to facilitate relief communications in the wake of Hurricane Ida. The waiver was orally granted on Saturday, August 28, and immediately permitted amateur data transmissions related to Hurricane Ida traffic to employ a higher symbol rate for data transmissions than the current limit of 300 baud.

ARRL pointed out in its ...



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Southgate ARC - According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 22nd August, through Sunday, 29th August there were 208 countries active

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Southgate ARC - The FCC has granted an ARRL emergency request for a temporary waiver intended to facilitate relief communications in the wake of Hurricane Ida. The waiver was orally granted on Saturday, August 28, and immediately permitted amateur data transmissions related to Hurricane Ida traffic to employ a higher symbol rate for data transmissions than the current limit of 300 baud

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Southgate ARC - Join us at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville as we celebrate 60 years of hamfests in Kentuckiana. It's all about Forums, the Flea Market, Tailgating, Prizes and Gathering together as hams

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Southgate ARC - In this episode, Martin Butler (M1MRB) is joined by Chris Howard (M0TCH), Frank Howell (K4FMH), Bill Barnes (WC3B) and Caryn Eve Murray KD2GUT to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the news in brief and in the episode we feature a Grand Field Day

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Southgate ARC - JARL reports it has been decided to extend the transition deadline to the new spurious standard for radio equipment

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Southgate ARC - Registration is now open for the 39th AMSAT Space Symposium and Annual General Meeting, Friday through Sunday, October 29 – 31, at the Crowne Plaza AiRE in Bloomington, Minnesota, adjacent to the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport

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Southgate ARC - A substantial part of gaining and holding an amateur radio licence relates to the prevention of radio interference. In days past this meant interference to analogue television broadcasts, but with ever more complex devices becoming commonplace in homes it applies to much more

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Southgate ARC - BBC News report: It's actually been very good but I noticed a series of outages - some a second, some longer, says Prof Alan Woodward

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Take, JI3DST got in touch to say he and Masa, JR8YLY will again be active from Shodo Island, AS-200 during September 18-23 and September 25-28, 2021. QRV on 40m-70cm; CW/FT8/RTTY/SSB. JI3DST/5 mainly for DX stations and JR8YLY/5 for JA. Check QRZ.com for individual QSL info.

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Press Release #5 from 3Y0J team 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet Island, November 2022 We are happy to announce that Northern California DX Foundation has voted to grant $100,000 to the upcoming 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet. This is an all-time high donation and matches the previous donation given to Bouvet projects. The 3Y0J team is very grateful and […]

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We are happy to announce that Northern California DX Foundation has voted to grant $100,000 to the upcoming 3Y0J DXpedition to Bouvet.

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Many thanks to SWLing Post contributor, Dan Robinson, who writes: A rare AEG 1800 receiver fetched over $5,000 in an auction on the Japan Buyee site, complete with its original metal cabinet. As collectors/users of premium receivers know, the 1800 was once described as the best HF radio ever made. And this particular unit contained […]

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