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Latest Amateur Radio News from around the world
  1. Burt Fisher, K1OIK, raised a stir and perhaps the ire of many hams with a 2008 YouTube video critical of amateur radio operators and their operating practices
  2. The Havre Daily News reports Montana's Havre and Hill County Local Emergency Planning Committee intend to take up a Department of Justice offer of amateur radio equipment
  3. The Makrothen is coming! The Makrothen RTTY Contest is 1 month away! Originally conceived by Waldemar Kebsch, DK3VN and now sponsored by Pizza Lovers 259 (PL259), the contest takes place each year during the second full weekend in October
  4. The Practical Wireless 70MHz Contest takes place on Sunday 22nd September 13:00 to 16:00 UTC
  5. The workshop at the NARC on 28 September starts with a panel discussion about various ways to solve mains induced noise. The panel will present a case study and will show how, with a few simple measures, a reduction in mains noise can be achieved
  6. Jefferson Public Radio (JPR) interviews Joe Bassett W1WCN and Steve Bosbach KW5V about the role of amateur radio in a natural disaster
  7. The RSGB Contest Committee have released the results of the first 80m FT4 one hour contest
  8. Controllers for NO-104 (PSAT-2) announced on September 13 that they have commanded the camera to take a picture and store it into memory every 10 minutes. This mode should last for 7 days or at least to next commanding session on Monday
  9. The second leg of the The South African Radio League (SARL) VHF/UHF Digital Contest is on the air from 10:00 UTC on Saturday 21 September to 10:00 UTC on Sunday 22 September 2019 with activity from 6 metres and up
  10. Most of those attending the recent Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) summer camp in Bulgaria were first-timers, observed Monty Schebesta, OE3VVU, a participant this year