HAM News

Januari, 2020

  • 21 Januari

    Spanish Radio Amateurs May Exchange Current Call Signs for Permanent 2 × 1 Call Signs

    01/21/2020 Regulators in Spain are now allowing radio amateurs there to exchange their current longer-format call signs for permanent 2 × 1 call signs, and some familiar Spanish call signs are likely to be changing. Salva Moreno, EA5BB, told ARRL that hams in Spain who decided to make the change …

  • 21 Januari

    ARES Volunteers Establish “Plan B” Communication Network in Puerto Rico

    01/21/2020 Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) volunteers in Puerto Rico continued over the weekend to report for daily duty at an American Red Cross (ARC) distribution center in Mayagüez and at ARC Headquarters in San Juan. The two sites are at the ready to provide a “Plan B” communication backbone …

  • 21 Januari

    ARISS Opens Window for ISS Ham Radio Contact Proposals on February 1

    01/21/2020 Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) is once again seeking formal and informal education institutions and organizations — individually or working together — interested in hosting an amateur radio contact with an International Space Station (ISS) crew member. A window to accept proposals will open on February …

  • 21 Januari

    Greenland and Denmark Special Event

    Many Greenland and Denmark radio amateur stations will be celebrating the 80th birthday of H.M. The Queen of Denmark in these two DXCC entities. Look for special event stations OX80HM and OZ80HM to be active on all bands until April 16th. QSL via OZ1ACB OQRS. A special royal award will …

  • 21 Januari

    2020 IOTA Bash

    Bob, WB2YQH, reports: The details for the 2020 IOTA Bash are now on the IREF (Island Radio Expedition Foundation) web site. Looks to be an exciting program. It’s always an enjoyable weekend in Texas hill country. Check it out at: https://irefradio.com/iota-bash OPDX

  • 21 Januari

    2020 IOTA Dinner at Visalia International DX Convention

    Will, WC6DX, Visalia IOTA Dinner Coordinator, reports:Greetings, IOTA friends — The 25th annual IOTA Dinner at this year’s International DX Convention in Visalia, California will be held on Friday, April 24th, 2020. If you have activated an IOTA during 2019 and might like to be a speaker, e-mail me privately. …

  • 21 Januari

    QSL route information

    I am Harry, SWL PA3249, I want to let all W-stations know that I am QSL Manager for several stations, some of these stations, XP3A – OX3XR – V51MA, just want the QSL directly through me, see my page: http://qrzcq.com/call/PA3249 Many American stations send their QSL to the DQB (Dutch …

  • 21 Januari

    Spain: One letter suffix call signs

    On January 16, 2020 Spain’s Official State Gazette carried the announcement regarding one letter suffix amateur radio call signs Spain’s national amateur radio society URE report: After more than five years of work of the URE struggling with the Administration with the presentation of numerous preliminary projects for the development …

  • 21 Januari

    OX3LX – Aasiaat Island, NA-134

    Bo, OX3LX informs that he will be active (when time permits) from Asiaat Island NA-134 during January 21-31, 2020. He says best chance to work him will be around lunchtime and after dinner (local time UTC-2). At weekend possibly QRV night/morning. QSL via OZ0J.

  • 20 Januari

    Cuban special event

    Members of the DX Group of Cuba will celebrating the 15th anniversary of a Mexican homologous organization and the founding of the DXXE Group. The DX Group of Cuba will activate the special event station T40DXXE between January 20-31st. Activity will be on CW, SSB and FT8 on various HF …