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26 May 2020

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  • Last Few days of GB0GIG
    Dragon Amateur Radio Club and North Wales Radio Society are nearing the end of their marathon 28 day activation of the call sign GB0GIG for the Welsh National Health Service (Gwasanaeth Iechyd Gwladol)
  • Would-be radio amateur living in camper van during pandemic
    Business Insider reports on Kristin Hanes who with her partner Tom (studying for his ham radio licence) is living and traveling in a 1994 Chevy Astro van during California's stay-at-home order
  • Radio amateurs in Wittenberg
    Günter Dähne DL3HXD, and Ralf Theunert DK1DSA from Wittenberg sit in their little "radio shack". It is not even 20 square meters in size, but it is packed with radio equipment an ideal meeting point to pursue a common hobby
  • Radio amateur and friend missing in Victoria
    Radio amateur Russell Hill, 74, and family friend Carol Clay, 73, were last reported being seen on March 20
  • Electrostatic Field Mill Voltmeter Project
    A field mill is a specialized instrument used for measuring the strength of electric fields in the atmosphere, one of the key parameters of atmospheric electricity. They are used in the launch criteria for rockets bound for orbit, as well as the now-retired Space Shuttle, to avoid lightning strikes
  • Indian special event stations
    The following Indian special event stations will be on-the-air until August 18th
  • St. Pierre and Miquelon rescheduled
    Eric, KV1J, will once again be operating from the Island of Miquelon as FP/KV1J between September 22nd and October 6th. This operation was originally scheduled for July, but was postponed due to travel restrictions. It will be Eric's 14th trip to the island
  • OT75VED - Victory in Europe Day
    The UBA radioclub of Durnal in Belgium will air this special callsign to remember the end of WW2 We will be active on CW, SSB and digital modes
  • Schedule released for E2STAYHOME satellite operation
    Thailand’s regulator, the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), has issued the special callsign, E2STAYHOME, to the Radio Amateur Society of Thailand under the Royal Patronage of His Majesty the King (RAST) for use during the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus
  • Ofcom EMF consultation deadline
    Ofcom is threatening radio amateurs with EMF regulations that would be onerous and not proportionate
  • 1958 Essex floods saw RAEN activated
    Members of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) have been researching early club history including what is believed to be the first RAEN (now known as RAYNET) emergency action in 1958
  • ICQPodcast - Maintenance Time
    In this episode, Colin M6BOY is joined by Dan Romanick (KB6NU), Edmund Spicer (M0MNG) and Leslie Butterfield (G0CIB) to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is the Maintenance Time
  • Funding regulations for universal broadband service providers
    Ofcom has confirmed rules on how universal broadband service providers, such as BT and KCOM, can make a request to claim back any unfair costs involved in providing a universal service
  • 2020 W9DXCC DX Convention news
    The board of directors for the Northern Illinois DX Association voted unanimously on May 19th to cancel this year's W9DXCC Convention (scheduled for September 11-12th) due to the coronavirus pandemic and expected limitations in Illinois surrounding large gatherings this fall
  • DXCC Country/Entity Report
    According to the Amateur Radio Cluster Network for the week of Sunday, 17th May, through Sunday, 24th May there were 209 countries active
  • IOTA news from OPDX
    Weekly IOTA News - compiled by Tedd Mirgliotta, KB8NW, editor of the Ohio/Penn DX Bulletin

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