Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 333

Amateur Radio Weekly

2024 CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame inductees
Recognizing those who have made major contributions to Amateur Radio as a whole, and Radio Amateurs who have made major contributions to society at large.
Amateur Radio Daily

FCC seeks comment on impact of geomagnetic storm on communications
The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau seeks comment on any impact to communications believed to be a result of the May 2024 severe geomagnetic storm.

2024: Ham Radio in China, soon Chinese Hams in space
A group that accounts for only 1/10,000 of the country’s population – Amateur Radio enthusiasts.
高大伟 David Cowhig’s Translation Blog

ARRL service disruption speculation runs wild
Entering the third week of downtime for services such as Logbook of the World.

So whats all this HaLow Long-Range WiFi about then?
HaLow or IEEE 802.11ah protocol are starting to edge into the realm of affordability.

9-11 Remembering Our Heroes special event this September
Special event K4A to honor the victims of 9-11 NewYork City, Shanksville Pa., and Washington D. C.

A history of Amateur Satellites and project OSCAR
A detailed history of Amateur Radio satellites from 1961-2003.

How the Army handled D-Day communications
SigC had estimated it would need some 90,000 transmitters for the job. This mandated frequency coordination.

When cell service hit our lake, marine radios went quiet
I miss the crackle of fishing reports and the broadcast proclamations of happy hours.


Making my first ISS satellite contact
My first ever Amateur Radio satellite contact on the International Space Station (ISS) very early around 1:00 AM.

AMSAT microsat pre-launch testing
AMSAT archival footage from testing and evaluation sessions prior to the launch of the first microsats on 22 Jan 1990. Included home video quality of vacuum chamber testing, and vibration table qualifying.

Pre-Internet packet radio
Old School Packet Radio with the Commodore SX-64 and MFJ-1278 TNC.

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One Response to “Amateur Radio Weekly – Issue 333”

  • Ken Varnell N6KNE:

    New! We have a EastCoastReflector, A SouthCoastReflector, And now an brand new WestCoastReflector. STOP IN AND SAY HELLO!


    Ken V.

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