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25 September 2020

Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  • September RadCom Basics available
    Issue 18 September 2020 of the RSGB newcomers publication RadCom Basics is now available online for members
  • Phil Temples, K9HI, appointed as New England Division Vice Director
    ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has appointed Phil Temples, K9HI, of Watertown, Massachusetts, as New England Division Vice Director. He succeeds Mike Raisbeck, K1TWF, who was elected earlier this year as ARRL First Vice President
  • Former West Virginia Section Manager Karl Thompson, K8KT - SK
    Former West Virginia Section Manager Karl Thompson, K8KT, of Charleston, West Virginia, died on July 28. He was 80. Thompson served as West Virginia Section Communications Manager (SCM) from 1979 until 1983, and, after the position was renamed, as Section Manager from 1984 until 1994
  • Ofcom decision on Radio 1 Dance and BBC Sounds
    Ofcom has decided not to require the BBC to conduct a public interest test in relation to Radio 1 Dance, a new 24-hour dance music stream that will launch on BBC Sounds on 9 October
  • Aliens from space ?
    It was like the opening scene from a movie: cars pulled over on a busy freeway, with everyone gawking in disbelief at what they were seeing
  • DX News from the ARRL
    The American Radio Relay League's round-up of the forthcoming week's DX activity on the amateur radio bands
  • Tony's 10m Band Report
    Well, we don’t seem to be past the minimum just yet despite the appearance of the a few correctly polarised spots a couple of week back. Just look at the lists below, they are threadbare. Not even the weekend could revive things. Best of a poor showing were XE1XR (Mexico), TO0Z (St. Barthelemy)
  • ARISS direct contact with schools in Turkey
    An ARISS educational school contact is planned for Chris Cassidy KF5KDR with students at five schools in Turkey
  • Online Full ham radio exams now available
    From today, Thursday, Sept 24, the RSGB are allowing Full amateur radio online exams to be booked. All 3 levels of exam required to get a HAREC certificate can now be done completely online
  • South Eastern Amateur Radio Group
    Irelands biggest radio club, the South Eastern Amateur Radio Group continues to meet weekly on the zoom platform on Monday nights, with great numbers logging in
  • HD1X special callsign
    Members of the HCDX Group will be active as HD1X from a remaining tropical rainforest from Chocó eco-region (Grid FI09iv), promoting the biodiversity of their country, Ecuador
  • INDEXA election results
    Dick Williams, W3OA, Secretary-Treasurer of International DX Association (INDEXA), sent out the following election results

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