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Prominent Radio Amateur Helping to Lead US Convalescent Plasma Expanded Access Study

Well-known contester, DXer, and National Contest Journal (NCJ) Editor Scott Wright, K0MD, has been “substantially” stepping back from ham radio while offering his expertise to the US convalescent plasma COVID-19 Expanded Access Program. The study began in early April under the leadership of Dr. Michael Joyner, MD, of the Mayo Clinic; Dr. Peter Marks, MD, PhD and Dr. Nicole Verdun, MD, of the US...

The Single Wire Beverage Antenna
This simple beverage ntenna is easy to make, easy to setup, and it offers great RX performance.
JARL in HF World Championship Contest
Look for the following stations to represent the JARL during the IARU HF World Championship Contest (July 11-12th)
Listen to the ISS
Amateurs and others around the world may listen in on contacts between amateurs operating in schools and allowing students to interact with astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station
India: Amateur Radio license petition
Rohit Bokade, VU3OIR, has started a petition requesting a change to the Amateur Radio license in India to permit all grades of license to use the amateur radio satellites
12th Annual 13 Colonies special event
Speaking of 13 Colonies, I'll be representing Virginia as K2B from FM18, and possibly FM19 or FM08 on 7/3 and 7/4 (TBD)
'We've bought the wrong satellites': UK tech gamble baffles experts
The UK government's plan to invest hundreds of millions of pounds in a satellite broadband company has been described as 'nonsensical' by experts, who say the company doesn't even make the right type of satellite the country needs after Brexit," reports The Guardian
More on FT8 EME
There has been further work on trying FT8 for EME, this time on 1296
Times Radio launches with Boris Johnson and Malawi mix-up
Times Radio launched with a large budget, high-profile presenters and an exclusive interview with Boris Johnson
13 Colonies special event
Once again the annual (the 12th) '13 Colonies Special Event' will take place between 1300z, July 1st and 0400z July 7th
AMSAT Announces 2020 Board of Directors Candidates

The following candidates for seats on the AMSAT-NA Board of Directors have been found to have their membership in good standing and their nomination credentials in order:

  • Howard DeFelice, AB2S
  • Mark Hammond, N8MH
  • Jeff Johns, WE4B
  • Robert McGwier, N4HY
  • Bruce Paige, KK5DO
  • Paul Stoetzer, N8HM.

AMSAT will elect three voting members of the Board this year, with seats going to the three candidates receiv...

National Hurricane Center’s WX4NHC Annual Station Test is Successful

On May 30, operators at WX4NHC at the National Hurricane Center (NHC), working from home, conducted the annual readiness check of the station and of other amateur radio stations and operators around the country and world. WX4NHC is marking its 40th year of public service in 2020. Assistant Amateur Radio Coordinator at the NHC Julio Ripoll, WD4R, reported that five WX4NHC operators made 146 cont...

Weekly IOTA (Islands On The Air) News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin
IARU Region 1 General Conference to be in two parts
The IARU Region 1 2020 General Conference will no longer be an in-person event. Instead an online conference will be held October 11-15 with an additional in-person event in 2021
RF Interference: Unintentional Emissions from devices
On June 18, Brazil's National Telecommunications Agency (Anatel) published Public Consultation 51 on the future update of the Spectrum Use Regulation (current Resolution 671 of November 3, 2016)
EURAO General Assembly 2020: held online
With a participation, in one way or another, of 80%, the General Assembly 2020 of EURAO was held last Saturday, June 27, via internet
Radio Emma Toc World Service - Schedule Summary - June 2020
Items on 2MT, SDR radios, Chelmsford Calling, Good Morning Vietnam, and hello to listeners
Record numbers take UK amateur radio exams
On Friday June 26 the RSGB reported over 800 candidates had successfully completed their online Foundation amateur radio exam and over 650 exams were booked for future dates
Antennas for small gardens webinar
RSGB's live webinar 'Tonight @ 8' taking place this evening, June 29, at 8pm BST (1900 GMT) features Steve Nichols G0KYA who will talk about Antennas for small gardens
Register for Free Foundation Online Training course
The next free amateur radio Foundation Online training course run by volunteers from Essex Ham starts on Sunday, July 5
QO-100 S2S in SOTA
Andrew Holland G4VFL and Nick Gregory G0HIK successfully achieved a SOTA "S2S" (Summit-to-summit) QSO via the QO-100 Oscar 100 satellite
The Nelson Amateur Radio Club
ZL2ARG Nelson New Zealand
Baldwin County Amateur Radio Club
N4MZ Serve the southern part of Baldwin County, Alabama from I-10 to the Gulf Coast and the Eastern shore of Mobile Bay to Florida. FAA and FCC Exam Practice
home of the AA9PW exam practice pages.This site is designed to allow you practice for the following FCC Radio and FAA Aviation licensing exams.
Welcome to The Stillwater Amateur Radio Association
Mankato Ham Radio Club
Minnesota Amateur Radio (MARC)
A stacked Yagi array for 2 meter
A stacked Yagi array for ZL1SIX 2m WSPR
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2012
BX-184 Voice Keyer, FT991 MARS Mod, Making a Quadri Filar Helix antenna, Ecoflex-15 Degradation, Gigatronix Coax Cables, SIVA Coax Cables, WoSARS Glasgow
AMSAT Symposium proceedings now available to AMSAT members
All editions of the AMSAT Symposium Proceedings dating back to 1986 are now available as a benefit of AMSAT membership via the Member Resources section of our new membership portal at
Second attempt to access DL88
Ron (@AD0DX) and Doug (@N6UA) are making another run at the elusive DL88 in Big Bend National Park, TX
Raspberry Pi takes control of Ham Radio
Al Williams WD5GNR writes on Hackaday about Hambone which acts as computer interface for your radio by listening for DTMF commands and can activate the radio's PTT via the Raspberry Pi's GPIO to play audio
Two SARL contests next weekend
The first leg of the SARL Newbie Party takes place from 08:00 to 20:00 UTC on Saturday 4 July 2020. The ZS5 Sprint is on the air from 14:00 to 15:00 UTC Sunday 5 July 2020
SolderSmoke Podcast 223 available
Bill Meara M0HBR / N2CQR has released a new edition of the amateur radio SolderSmoke podcast
Online remote exam sessions in Australia
VEA (Volunteer Examiners Australia) is pleased to advise we are currently able to perform online remote exam sessions for both AMC and ARRL VE Examinations
QSO Today Amateur Radio Podcast Doug Millar - K6JEY
Doug Millar, K6JEY, grew up in Southern California, is a teacher of teachers, and likes to operate EME or Moon Bounce on the sidewalk in front of his home


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