Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 122

Hara Arena to shut down
Hara Arena is closing its doors after 60 years.

Hamvention to remain in Dayton area
The event will take place on the same weekend and it will be within the region.

Utah County ham radio club draws attention
In less than six months, the club has amassed more than 340 members.
Daily Herald

Antennas on a Boeing 777
Antenna locations on a Boeing 777 aircraft.

Alive and Well: Post-Coup Amateur Radio in Turkey
I can confirm that I’ve heard a number of Turkish amateur radio operators on the air since the coup attempt.
The SWLing Post

VHF/UHF Digital Voice – a peek into the future
Digital Voice on VHF/UHF is clearly here to stay. Even though the mainstream manufacturers are supporting it (their own version of it), it’s still fairly niche now. It will grow.

A tour of Elecraft
At a time in our hobby where many businesses are consolidating, closing their doors or failing to innovate, Elecraft is one of the few bright and innovative companies in our hobby.

Georgia Ham fined $1000 for failure to properly identify
Failure to transmit call sign information undermines the purpose of the Amateur Radio Service by preventing licensed users from identifying a transmission’s source.

New SDR client, Kukuruku
RTL-SDR compatible software features multiple demodulators running at once and history browsing.


National Parks on The Air – Satellite Activation
This was filmed on Sunday July 17th, 2016 on the Craggy Overlook Trail on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina.

Sparks by static charge on a groundplane antenna
A short video showing static discharges in the form of sparks, a PL259 connector connected to a groundplane antenna, during a lightning storm.

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