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Coronavirus: Call to dust off amateur radios and get talking in East Lancs A CALL out has been made for residents to dust off their old ham radios in a bid to tackle lockdown loneliness and to potentially play a key role in the battle to prevent coronavirus deaths.

ARES Members to Support Illinois Emergency Management Agency in COVID-19 Response Illinois ARES members are supporting the Illinois Emergency Management Agency's COVID-19 response activities as AuxComm Radio Operator volunteers. Illinois ARES will coordinate the number and location of volunteer amateur communicators with IEMA on an ongoing basis for the foreseeable future.

Ham Shack One does not need to spend a ton of money to have fun in Ham Radio. I am a testament to that. Looking at the picture above; what would you value this setup as?

MomoBeam DUO 6 20-40 SF - BIBAND - 20M and 40M DUO 6 20-40 SF is every contester's dream, a dual-band yagi with separate feed line, high power handling, large bandwidth and with the usual Momobeam mechanical trustworthiness. You don't need to look any further…choose Momobeam!

Delay in Delivery of " Icom IC-705 " Thank you for using ICOM products. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause to those who are looking forward to our products. As for the delivery of the product, we do not have any plans for the arrival of parts, so we will inform you separately as soon as it becomes clear.

COVID-19 Affects Space Station Crew Transition International Space Station Expedition 62 crew is readying its Soyuz MS-15 vehicle for an April 17 departure back to Earth. Expedition 62 members are NASA Flight Engineer Jessica Meir; Flight Engineer Andrew Morgan, KI5AAA, and Commander Oleg Skripochka, RA0LDJ.

Weekly Propagation Summary - 2020 Mar 30 16:10 UTC Here is this week's space weather and geophysical report, issued 2020 Mar 30 0104 UTC. Highlights of Solar and Geomagnetic Activity 23 - 29 March 2020. Solar activity was very low throughout the period. No active regions with sunspots were observed and no earth-directed CMEs were detected.

Understanding HF Propagation "Looks at how HF radio signals are propagated via the ionosphere. Includes a description of NVIS propagation, and looks at VOACAP-based propagation prediction tools. This programme was originally recorded for use by RSGB Clubs. With.

A Simple High-Frequency Communications Receiver QST is the monthly membership journal of ARRL. Each issue is your source for equipment reviews, technical tips, projects, news and so much more! Even if you don't receive QST, you can enjoy a sneak peek of what ARRL's membership journal has to offer.

FCC Grants Temporary Emergency Authority to WISPs Operating in 5.8 GHz Band The FCC has granted temporary permission to wireless internet service providers in rural portions of 29 states and the US Virgin Islands to operate in the 5.8 GHz band.

ILLW 2020 and COVID-19 Hopefully by the time we get to August and the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend 2020, things will have returned to some kind of normality. Please rest assured that whatever the situation the ILLW will still be operational.

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Premier League JULY return claim, Mike Tyson wants UFC to go ahead, Wimbledon exclusive THE Premier League may not return until JULY when all games could then be played behind closed doors within four weeks. Elsewhere, Mike Tyson has urged Dana White to go ahead with his plans to host…

2020 Extra Class study guide: E2C - Operating methods: contest and DX operating; remote operation techniques; Cabrillo format; QSLing; RF network conn Contesting is one of the most popular activities in amateur radio. While the rules differ from contest to contest, in general, the goal is to make as many contacts as possible in a given time period. To enter a contest and be considered for awards, you must submit a log of your contacts.

Monitoring Emergency Radio Frequencies and Scanning "A question that keeps coming up is, "what frequencies should I monitor during an emergency?" We're going to cover those frequencies today!"

GB0NHS - Calling UK stations + Global ops The National Health Service is the publicly funded healthcare system of the United Kingdom. More so than ever, it's at the forefront of saving lives in the war against COVID-19. Every country in the world will have its own healthcare system fighting this awful pandemic.

Ham radio operators practice their social distancing on air Gardner's Jim Andera, call sign K0NK, says he and other amateur radio operators across the country strive to be ever-ready should they called upon to help with communications in a local or national emergency. Photo courtesy of Rick Nichols. Rick Nichols: Special to The Gardner News.

Eight West Ham players showing mild coronavirus symptoms - Karren Brady This is what we want to deliver. "It may be games have to be played behind closed doors, which no one wants - especially the players and fans.

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Premier League in CRISIS, Solano sorry for leaving quarantine, more events to be postponed THE Premier League is in crisis with players facing a potential £100million-plus pay cut as the top-fight, EFL and PFA announced that “difficult decisions” would need to be taken to kee…

Sports news LIVE: Eight West Ham stars with coronavirus symptoms, 'no Premier League teams in Champions League' if season is cancelled, more sport pos Coronavirus COVID-19 has affected sporting events around the globe.

8 Members Of West Ham First Team Are In Self-Isolation. Eight members of the West Ham first-team squad are currently self-isolating after showing COVID-19 symptoms. The Hammers' vice-chairperson Karren Brady made the announcement in her newspaper column today. She added that the club are now firmly committed to completing the Premier League season after the coronavirus crisis.

Eight West Ham players have coronavirus symptoms, reveals Karren Brady West Ham have eight players in self-isolation showing mild symptoms of coronavirus. Hammers vice-chairman Karren Brady revealed the number in her column in The Sun as the pandemic continues to cause major disruption to the sporting calendar.

Coronavirus in sport LIVE: Premier League CRISIS, eight West Ham stars showing symptoms, more events could be postponed THE Premier League is in crisis with players facing a potential £100million-plus pay cut as the top-fight, EFL and PFA announced that "difficult decisions" would need to be taken to keep lower-league clubs from going under.

Coronavirus sport news LIVE: West Ham players 'display symptoms', EFL asked for realistic restart date Welcome to the Evening Standard's LIVE coverage as the coronavirus crisis continues to force the postponement and cancellation of sport across the world. Latest coronavirus sports news… Can't see the Coronavirus sport news LIVE blog? Click here to access the desktop page.​.

Coronavirus: Initiative to popularise Amateur Radio and Satellite activities The West India Zone Regional Coordinator for AMSAT-INDIA, Rajesh Vagadia VU2EXP, is offering students and others the opportunity to learn about amateur radio and satellites during the coronavirus lockdown. Dear students and friends,.

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