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King of Spain Contest
DX Resources/Contest
Official web site of URE contests including the King of Spain HF CW and SSB Contest
Make a Chirp Programming Cable
Technical Reference/Radio Programming Cable
How to make a custom cable to program your baofeng or kenwood radio. Includes a video on how make a Baofeng Programming Cable for Chirp on Mac OSX
Record cold in the mesosphere
New data from NASA satellites show that the mesosphere (a layer of Earth's atmosphere near the edge of space) is experiencing record cold
New Section Manager appointed in North Dakota
Richard Budd, W0TF, has been appointed as North Dakota ARRL Section Manager, succeeding Nancy Yoshida, K0YL, who resigned on June 2 after serving since January 2018
June GEO Newsletter available for download
The June PDF of the GEO Newsletter weather satellite publication produced by the Group for Earth Observation is now available for free download
IberRadio 2020 cancelled
A number of major amateur radio events planned for the autumn are being cancelled due to Coronavirus. The latest is Spain's IberRadio 2020 which had been planned for Sept 19-20
AMSAT President's statement on creation of ARISS-USA
Announced June 5, 2020, ARISS-USA has been formed as a non-profit corporation to operate independently of The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT)
AO-73 now in full-time transponder mode
After some eight months in continuous sunlight, AO-73 (FUNcube-1) has now started to see some eclipses during each orbit
American Legion member receives ARRL award
The American Legion reports a North Carolina amateur radio member has received the ARRL Scouting award
IARUMS May newsletter now available
The latest IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports the Russian-Ukrainian radio war, which had been raging for years at 7055 kHz LSB (often also 7050 or 7060 kHz), reached a new escalation level in May
ARISS multi-point telebridge contact with school in Spain
An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Chris Cassidy KF5KDR with students at I.E.S. Pedro de Valdivia, Villanueva de la Serena, Spain The contact is scheduled on Tuesday June 16, 2020 at approximately 12:25 UTC
New Section Manager Appointed in North Dakota in Wake of Resignation

Richard Budd, W0TF, has been appointed as North Dakota ARRL Section Manager, succeeding Nancy Yoshida, K0YL, who resigned on June 2 after serving since January 2018. Yoshida will become the vice president of the YL International Single Sideband System this year and felt she could not do justice to both leadership roles.

Budd, who lives in York, will complete the remainder of Yoshida’s term, whic...

ARRL Contest Program Issues Field Day 2020 FAQ

International Postal Service Disrupted

The US Postal Service (USPS) has temporarily suspended international mail acceptance for items addressed to certain destinations due to service impacts related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This situation could result in the return or loss of mail, such as QSL cards, addressed to affected parts of the world. The USPS has posted a list of affected countries, which is updated regularly. The Postal Se...

New Providence Amateur Radio Club
The Radio Club of the Watchung Hills Area - New Providence NJ
NoBARC - North Bay Amateur Radio Club
Located in the northern San Francisco bay area
K9HGX Cenois
Ham radio club Decatur Illinois
NASA SUITS challenge
Media are invited to attend virtual student presentations for the NASA Spacesuit User Interface Technology for Students (NASA SUITS) challenge at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 11
Kopernik Observatory in Vestal Moving Camps Online
Kopernik Observatory typically welcomes up to 250 kids at their camps each year, practicing a variety of hands-on STEM activities. But due to COVID-19 concerns, this year's camps will look a bit different.
DXpedition to Palau postponed
Yasuo 'Yas', JA6UBY, announced the following: "I was planning to hold a Short-DXpedition to Palau from September 17th to 26th, 2020. Since the end of last year, the spread of the COVID-19 new coronavirus, which has spread worldwide, has spread, and many people have been infected and dead"
Newly revised 2020 digital edition of 'Getting Started with Amateur Satellites' now available
The 2020 edition of AMSAT's "Getting Started with Amateur Satellites" is now available on the AMSAT store. A perennial favorite, Getting Started is updated every year with the latest amateur satellite information, and is the premier primer of satellite operation
WIA 2020 AGM
Peter Clee VK8ZZ : In the last few days I have posted a notice to the WIA web site about the Wireless Institute of Australia 2020 AGM
Brazil has first ham aproved by online exam
This Monday, Brazillian hams and fans got some superb news: the first ham radio candidate aproved by remotely-invigilated exam got their COER (amateur radio operator certificate) in C class
Radio hams help in cyclone
The Hindustan Times reports nine amateur radio operators came to the aid of district officials during Cyclone Nisarga
Radio waves on the rise since lockdown
The Caithness Amateur Radio Society got good publicity for the hobby in the John O'Groat Journal and Caithness Courier
Amphan tested what radio amateurs had learnt
The Hindu reports that in May amateur radio operators worked hand in hand with the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) ahead of the cyclone Amphan
Radio amateur in Queen's Birthday honours list
Tony Hutchison VK5ZAI was awarded Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List released June 8, 2020
The July Issue of Digital QST is Now Available!

W4DFU Gator Amateur Radio Club
A University of Florida Student Organization. The W4DFU amateur radio station was established in 1934 and represents the Gator Nation internationally on a daily basis.
International Amateur Radio Club at ITU - IARC information and official web site of 4U1ITU IARU club station
Ham radio portal of canada
The purpose of the TASYLs is to promote fellowship among YLs, who share a common bond of Amateur Radio.
FDLog 2000
FDlog is a free windows Field day logging program in Danish
N7PI Pocatello Amateur Radio Club
Since 1957, 53 years of Amateur Radio in Pocatello
LogView for WSJT-X
Software/Log Analysis
Log viewer for WSJT-X is an external utility to parse the WSJT-X log and check for duplicate contacts or making additional analysis.


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