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TV News: Radio amateurs are not afraid of a blackout
Switzerland's USKA reports there are still almost 4000 enthusiastic radio amateurs throughout Switzerland. They met September 18 for the Swiss Emergency Contest to test their equipment
Pinouts Reference Tables
Technical Reference/Coax Cables and Connectors
Tables for keyboardsm, montiros, mouse for PC, SUN, MAC, USB,mini usb, DVI, FireWire, RS232, Digital Flat Panel and EVC configurations
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2230
Controlled Antenna Switch, Kenwood TS-990S Review, EPS Antennas, Voice Keyer for the backpack, Portable VHF UHF Dipole Antenna, Testing End Fed Long Wire Antenna, WSJT-X and Raspberry Pi,
CAS-10 ham radio satellite to launch in November
CAMSAT reports the CAS-10 (XW-4) amateur radio satellite with a V/U linear transponder, is expected to be launched to the Tiangong Space Station on November 7
104-year-old radio ham is on the air
ARRL report one of their members, Oscar Norris W4OXH, of Gastonia, North Carolina, will turn 105 on September 25, 2022, and he is still on the air
Power shortage situation and radio amateurs
Switzerland's USKA aim to make amateur radio stations available to support the civilian population in power shortages and blackouts
ARRL Audio News September 16, 2022

Hall County ARES
Hall County ARES - The Hall County Amateur Radio Emergency Service has been organized to aid the public of Hall County and surrounding communities.
12v Battery Charger
Technical Reference/Batteries/Battery Charger
Well, firstly the 12 Volt source will typically vary anywhere from 11 Volt to 15 Volt, and then a battery needs a controlled charge current and voltage, which cannot result from connecting it directly to a voltage source.
ARRL Headquarters is Closing Early on Friday, September 16, 2022

ARRL  The National Association for Amateur Radio® will close early on Friday, September 16, 2022, at 12 PM Eastern time (1600 UTC), for a staff event.

The ARRL Headquarters lobby & store, and W1AW will be open to visitors from 8 AM to 12 PM EDT on Friday.

There will be no interruption to W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions. W1AW will follow its regular transmitting schedule on Friday.


Amateur Radio Takes Center Stage at The Big E

by Bob Inderbitzen, NQ1R

The Big E, “New England’s Great State Fair,” kicks off on Friday, September 16, 2022, and includes Project Big E, a 17-day amateur radio exhibit that runs through October 2, 2022.
The fair, held in West Springfield, Massachusetts, is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the sixth-largest fair in the nation.

Planning for Project Big E began in 2021 by...

Amateur Radio Helps Disabled Sailboat to Port
On September 7, 2022, Jeanne (Jan) Socrates, VE0JS/MM / KC2IOV, and her sailboat, the SV Nereida, set sail from Cape Flattery, the northwesternmost point of the contiguous US. She was on her way to visit friends in San Francisco, California, but 2 days of 35 knot winds and storms left her sailboat disabled and her onboard radio equipment marginally operational. Amateur operators in New Mexico, ...
The Strategic Air Command Memorial Amateur Radio Club
6m Amplifier with 2x Gi7b
Technical Reference/Amplifiers/VHF Amplifiers
A 50 MHz stable and small power amplifier, suitable for portable and domestic use. This RF Power amplifier delivers 900W with used pair of tubes primary installed into amplifier.
SK7RN – Total Defense Day on Öland
Sweden's SSA reports the Öland Island Amateur Radio Society SK7RN will be promoting the hobby at this year's Total Defense Day on Harvest Festival Saturday, October
The Starlink Incident
Earlier this year, experts were surprised when 38 Starlink satellites fell out of the sky following a minor geomagnetic storm. Minor storms aren't supposed to do that
RSGB apologise for RadCom letter
The RSGB has issued an apology for allowing an offensive letter to appear in the Last Word section of the October issue of RadCom
Radio amateurs in Ukraine
Radio amateurs in Ukraine appear to be diligently maintaining radio silence as the state of emergency declared there just prior to the Russian military invasion remains in effect
IARUMS Newsletter - Algerian broadcaster causing interference
IARU Monitoring System (IARUMS) Region 1 newsletter reports the broadcaster Radio Algérienne has been transmitting in the amateur radio 7 and 21 MHz bands
Feedback from the SARL 100 Work Group
The SARL 100 Work Group is now entering the 2nd year of the project which is well underway. It's amazing how time flies. The work group is already busy planning the book
RTTY intruder
Especially on the 40m band there are always radio services that have no place there, sometimes these are hard to recognise as intruders
Exams at the RSGB Convention
50Ah LiFePO4 battery
Technical Reference/Batteries
A LiFePO4 battery box build project made with 25Ah 3.2V LiFePO4 prismatic cells, 40A 4s1p BMS with Bluetooth, 10A Buck/Boost converter
San Andres Island
Operators Pablo/LU7MT (5K0C), Daniel/LU9FHF (5J0DX), Jose Louis/LU1FM (5K0T) and Alejandro/LU8YD (5K0YD) will be active from San Andres Island (NA-033) between September 16-25th
Q RSL marks passing and funeral of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth
The RSGB has announced all radio amateurs in the UK and Crown Dependencies can apply for an NoV to use a Q RSL to mark the passing and funeral of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth
Germany: DARC clarifies 50 MHz situation
Due to many questions on the subject of transmission power in the 50.0-50.4 MHz range, DARC have issued a clarification
IEEE article on UK Spectrum Management
The IEEE has made available the article 'Division of Responsibility in U.K. Spectrum Management' by Tony Lavender and William Webb
RSGB announcements following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The RSGB's thoughts are very much with the Royal Family as they mourn the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Satellite Yagi crossed 2m, 70cm
Construction of an antenna for experimental satellite communication, 8el. (435 Mhz) x 4el. (145 Mhz) Satellite Yagi crossed. No difficulty to built this antenna. Except the gamma match. that requires a little more attention
Northern Ireland special callsign
Pastor Brian Madden, GI0RWO, from Belfast, will be using the special callsign GB0KC
Amateur radio historic event set for Oct. 1
The Southern Ohio Amateur Radio Association (SOARA) and the Lawrence County Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) members will participate in an On the Air Special Historical Event, Saturday, Oct. 1
Excellent Amateur Radio Strategic Planning from down under
Eurao reports that the Radio Amateur Society of Australia (RASA) sent them, at the end of last year, an interesting document
Early radio ham remembered
The Gardner News report on a special event held to remember an early radio amateur, Loretta Ensor W9UA, who passed away September 7, 1991
Double BiQuad Antenna Calculator
Antennas/Antenna Calculators
Online antenna calculator for homemade double biquad antenna for UMTS 3G 4G WiMAX WiFi frequencies. Article includes also a simple biquad antenna for 4g
ICQPodcast - Is 10 Watts Enough?
In this episode, Martin Butler (M1MRB) is joined by Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Caryn Eve Murray KD2GUT, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news


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