Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2197 for Friday December 6th 2019

– VANDALISM, THEFTS HAMPER AUSTRALIAN FIREFIGHTING EFFORT – NEWSLINE ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL NEWSMAKER OF THE YEAR AWARD – ‘TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS’ EVENT RETURNS – SILENT KEY: LEADING ARIZONA AMATEUR...

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FCC Amending Amateur Radio RF Exposure Safety Rules

The FCC is amending its Part 97 Amateur Service rules relating to RF exposure safety. In a lengthy document in ET Docket 19-226 released on December 4 that addresses...

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Dayton Hamvention Admission, Fees to Increase in 2020

Dayton Hamvention® is increasing the cost of admission and its booth fees. Hamvention General Chair Jack Gerbs, WB8SCT, announced this week that general admission would rise by $4 per...

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ICOM IC-7610 Intro and Features

Antenna Tower Rotor XTR36MG @ A71VV November 29, 2019 No comments Read more 90’ MAGNETIC LOOP T3FD TERMINATED FOLDED DIPOLE ANTENNA November 28, 2019 No comments T3FD TERMINATED FOLDED...

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ARISS Contact with Pennsylvania School to be Streamed Live

An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) school contact with astronaut Dr. Drew Morgan, MD, KI5AAA, and students at Council Rock High School in Pennsylvania will be...

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Oldest Known US Ham Receives ARRL Centurion Award

The oldest known US radio amateur, Cliff Kayhart, W4KKP, received his ARRL Centurion Award plaque in November. The award recognizes hams who have achieved centenarian status. Kayhart, who lives...

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UN Headquarters’ 4U1UN has been Back on the Air

The United Nations Amateur Radio Club, 4U1UN, at UN Headquarters in New York has been on the air recently. Adrian Ciuperca, KO8SCA, recently was on site to replace and...

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