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ICQ Podcast Episode 308 – Announcing Homebrew Hero 2019

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Matthew Nassau M0NJX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Homebrew Heroes.

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- OR Prefix Celebrates Belgium Princess Birthday - US radio ham flies to UK to present First Class Operator Club Honor - SOTA Mountain Goat Award - Ofcom 2018/19 Annual Report - GB3JV London TV Repeater - Melbourne QRP by the Bay - HAREC exams at HAMEXPO show 12 October 2019

ICQ Podcast Episode 307 – Rola Masts and Handheld Radio Programming Guide

In this episode, Martin Butler (M1MRB/W9ICQ) reviews headphones from BHI Noise Cancelation Products, A Handheld Radio Programming Guide and we speak to Chris Taylor from Moonraker regarding Rola Masts, Network Radio and a Dual Band DMR Radio with Bluetooth Connectivity to any device.

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  • ARRL Online Auction
  • Exercise Blue Ham 2019
  • South Hampshire Repeater Group Launches 70cm ‘Internet Free’ Linking
  • Netherlands - Changes to Ham Radio Call Sign Policy

ICQ Podcast Episode 306 – UK Hamfest 2019

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Ed Durrant DD5LP, and Frank Howell K4FMH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is UK Hamfest 2019.

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- North Korea tests DRM on Amateur Radio Band - Bulgarian hams Gain Limited Access to 50 MHz - Pirate DAB multiplexes take to the Air - Saltwater and Plastic Antenna - Wanna hijack a USAF orbiting satellite? - Volunteer Monitor Program to Debut - National Club of the Year 2018 Winners Announced - VK Licence Conditions Changes - OR Prefix Celebrates Belgium Princess Birthday

ICQ Podcast Episode 305 – Sherwood Engineering

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Matthew Nassau M0NJX, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ruth Willet KM4LAO to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is Rob Sherwood from Sherwood Engineering.

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- ARRL HF Band Planning Committee Reactivated - VDSL - PTA Imposes Restrictions on Radio Amateur - Radio Hams Track Interfering Signals - Good News for Amateur Radio Two Metre Band - Hamvention to Stay at Xenia for next 5 Years - AMSAT-LU PicoBalloons Travels around the Globe - North Korea tests DRM on Amateur Radio Band - GB100GP Active for Jamboree on the Air

ICQ Podcast Episode 304 – Training, Licencing & Growing the Amateur Radio Hobby

In this episode, Colin Butler (M6BOY) discusses training, licencing and growing the amateur radio hobby with Martin Butler (M1MRB/W9ICQ), Chris Howard M0TCH and Dan Romanchik (KB6NU).

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  • International Air Ambulance Week 2019
  • Eddie De Young (AE7AA) Named CQ Awards Editor

ICQ Podcast Episode 303 – Radio Caroline (GB55RC)

In this episode, Martin M1MRB is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Ed Durrant DD5LP, Frank Howell K4FMH and Bill Barnes N3JIX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief and this episode’s feature is the GB55RC activation onboard Radio Caroline at the start of August.

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- Parks on the Air Come to England - World's First FT8 Contact on 122 GHz - VRT Withdraws Slur Against Radio Amateurs - BBC Service to Kashmir on Shortwave Increased - Ideas Sought for the Next FUNcube Satellite - Hiram Percy Maxim 150th Birthday Celebration - Radio Hams Continue Support of RNLI - Automated Contacts Prohibited - RSGB Release Mock Exam Papers

ICQ Podcast Episode 302 – Howard Michel ARRL Report Summer 2019

In this episode, Frank Howell (K4FMH) talks to ARRL CEO and Secretary Howard Michel (WB2ITX), who provides an update from the recent ARRL committee meeting. Martin (M1MRB) and Colin (M6BOY) rounds up the Amateur Radio announcement this week.

ARRL BoD Minutes - http://www.arrl.org/files/file/2019%20Board%20of%20Directors/Final%20Minutes%20July%202019.pdf


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