In This Issue…,
When’s The Next Hamfest?
Dates To Remember,
The Doctor Is In,
This Week’s ARRL Letter,
ARRL DX Bulletin,
Amateur Radio Newsline,
Odds and Ends,
Upcoming Hamfests within 250 miles,
Where We Are On The Web _…_._
In This Issue
HAM HOLIDAY TODAY AND TOMORROW,
State ARRL Meeting at HH,
Coaxial Cable (Now What?),
AirVenture and World Scout Jamboree
Both showcase Amateur Radio,
When’s the Next Hamfest?,
and all the usual stuff!
“Read all about it” below.
Ham Holiday 2019
Today’s the day!
Ham Holiday 2019 starts at 3:00 pm Today.
Tickets are still available at the door.
Bring your amateur radio friends, or make new ones here.
Friday, the doors are open from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm, with the Ham Holiday Friday Banquet starting at 7:00 pm.
Saturday, the doors are open from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
All of this happens at the Oklahoma City Community College,
7777 S May, Oklahoma City.
Just south of I-240, at May Ave.
Buy, sell, trade, and learn all about amateur radio at Ham Holiday 2019.
Ham Holiday 2019 is a two-day HamFest,
that has been continuously held since 1974.
This year Ham Holiday has moved to the spacious Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC), in Southwest Oklahoma City.
We will be in the Student Union,
so follow the arrows when you get to OCCC and enter Parking Lot D.
Our Friday night banquet speaker and our special guest will be Carole Perry W2MGP, nationally known amateur radio youth educator.
There will be 15 forums let you gain some knowledge and learn something new.
The Volunteer Examination session will be at 12:30 pm on Saturday, so you can get your license, or upgrade your ticket right on site, for no charge.
Get your tickets online today, or at the door, and we’ll see you there.
When’s The Next Hamfest?
Glad you asked. Briefly, here’s the list through Ham Holiday. ALL the details can be found at the link “Upcoming Hamfests within 250 miles of Norman” at the bottom of the Newsletter.
Ham Holiday 2019
Start Date: 07/26/2019
End Date: 07/27/2019
Location: Oklahoma City Community College
7777 South May Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73101
Dates to Remember
Ham Holiday, Today and Tomorrow!
Tuesday Night Elmira Night, Every Tuesday Night UFN
So Now What?
[This column alternates with “The ARRL Doctor”…]
“TIPS FOR USING COAXIAL CABLE”
“So Now What?” Homepage here:
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Thanks for listening!
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- So Now What? Podcast
- ARRL’s 2018 Annual Report is Now Available
- Amateur Radio Being Showcased at 2019 EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin
- IEEE Symposium Exhibit Displays the Breadth of Amateur Radio
- The K7RA Solar Update
- Just Ahead in Radiosport
- Scouts Attending World Scout Jamboree Set to Talk with Space Station via Ham Radio
- Some European Telecoms Regulators Keeping an Open Mind on French 2-Meter Proposal
- In Brief…
- Upcoming ARRL Section, State, and Division Conventions
the “Current ARRL Letter” is always available in full at the link below.
Read it all here: ARRL Letter
ARRL DX Bulletin
QST de W1AW
DX Bulletin 29 ARLD029
From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT July 25, 2019
To all radio amateurs
SB DX ARL ARLD029
ARLD029 DX news
This week’s bulletin was made possible with information provided by
The Daily DX, The OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral
from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks
ALGERIA, 7X. A group of operators are QRV as 7V9A from Sridjina
Island, IOTA AF-104, until July 29. Activity is on 80 to 6 meters
using CW and SSB. This includes being an entry in the RSGB IOTA
contest. QSL via bureau.
CROATIA, 9A. A group of operators are QRV as 9A2L from Susac
Island, IOTA EU-016, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via 9A3DF.
EAST MALAYSIA, 9M6. A group of operators will be QRV as 9M8RC from
Satang Besar Island, IOTA OC-165, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a
Multi/Single entry. QSL direct to 9W8KIF.
CHINA, B. Operators BA4TB, BD4TS, BD4SS, BG4TRN, BH4TXN, BH4TVU,
BH4SCF, BI4SCC and BH4BWX are QRV from Chongming Island, IOTA
AS-136. They will be active as BG4TRN in the RSGB IOTA contest.
QSL to home calls.
TAIWAN, BV. A large group of operators will be QRV as BO0M from Ma
Tsu Island, IOTA AS-113, in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via BV2KI.
MOROCCO, CN. A large group of operators are QRV as 5C9A from Los
Farallones, IOTA AF-118, until July 30. Activity is on the HF bands
with three stations active. QSL via I8LWL.
PORTUGAL, CT. A group of operators are QRV as CR5IC from Insua
Island, IOTA EU-150, until July 29. This includes being active in
the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via CS5ARAM.
PHILIPPINES, DU. A group of operators will be QRV as DX9EVM from
Mindanao Island, IOTA OC-130, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via
ESTONIA, ES. Igor, ES0IA plans to be QRV from Kassar Island, IOTA
EU-034, as a 12 Hour/SSB entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL to
KYRGYZSTAN, EX. Vlad, UN1GSW is QRV with special call sign EX0NPL
until August 25 from a base camp for mountain climbers. Activity is
on 40 and 20 meters using SSB. QSL via operator’s instructions.
AUSTRAL ISLANDS, FO. Oliver, W6NV is QRV as TX2A from Raivavae,
IOTA OC 114, until July 29. He will be a Single Op/All Band/24
Hours/Mixed Mode/DX-pedition entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
direct to home call.
SARDINIA, IS0. Simone, IU4HRJ will be QRV as IM0/IU4HRJ from
Maddalena Island, IOTA EU-041, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a
Single Op/Island DX-pedition entry. QSL to home call.
MARKET REEF, OJ0. A group of operators are QRV as OJ0DX from Market
Reef, IOTA EU-053, until July 31. This includes being an entry in
the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via DL3DXX.
DENMARK, OZ. Henning, OZ2I will be QRV as 5Q6EE from Hjarno Island,
IOTA EU-172, during the RSGB IOTA contest as a Single Op/All Band
entry. QSL to home call.
NETHERLANDS, PA. Special event station PA13HJ will be QRV from July
28 to August 6 during the 13th Haarlem Jamborette Scouts Camp.
Activity will be on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and various digital
modes. QSL via PA9LUC.
FERNANDO DE NORONHA, PY0F. Operators Julio, PP2BT and Renner, PY7RP
are QRV as PY0F until July 28. Activity is on 160 to 10 meters
using CW, SSB and various digital modes. This includes being a
Multi Op/Assisted/24 Hours entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
direct to PY7RP.
GREECE, SV. Konstantinos, SV8GGI will be QRV from Salamina Island,
IOTA EU-075, as a 12 Hour/CW entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL
CRETE, SV9. Thomas, SV2CLJ is QRV as SV9/SV2CLJ until July 31.
Activity is on 80 to 6 meters using CW, SSB and FT8. This includes
being an entry in the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL direct to home call.
EUROPEAN RUSSIA, UA. Members of the Ukrainian Radioclub Sputnik
will be QRV as UR1G from Kalanchakskiye Island, IOTA EU-179, in the
RSGB IOTA contest. Before and after the contest they are active as
home calls/p. QSL via operators’ instructions.
AUSTRALIA, VK. Andrew, VK4NM will be QRV as VK4NM/p from Fraser
Island, IOTA OC-142, during the RSGB IOTA contest. QSL via M0OXO.
LORD HOWE ISLAND, VK9L. Rick, AI5P will be QRV as VK9APX from July
31 to August 10. Activity will be holiday style on 40 to 17 meters
using CW and FT8. QSL to home call.
VANUATU, YJ. Geoff, ZL3GA is QRV as YJ0GA near Efate, IOTA OC-035,
until August 2. Activity is on 40, 20, 15 and possibly 10 meters
using only SSB. This includes being a Single Op entry in the RSGB
IOTA contest. QSL direct to home call.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE RADIO. The RSGB IOTA Contest, QRP 20-Meter CW
Fox Hunt, NCCC RTTY Sprint, NCCC CW Sprint and the ARS CW Flight of
the Bumblebees are all on tap for this weekend.
The QCX CW Challenge is scheduled for July 29.
The CWops Mini-CWT Test and Phone Fray is scheduled for July 31.
The Canadian National Parks on the Air, CNPOTA, operating event runs
for the entire year of 2019, with special stations active from
Canada’s parks and historic sites.
Please see July QST, page 85, and the ARRL and WA7BNM Contest Web
Sites for details.
Latest version always at the top here:
ARRL DX Bulletin
Amateur Radio Newsline
– HAMS IN INDIA REUNITE AILING MAN WITH FAMILY
– RURAL SCHOOL IN TELANGANA GETS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB
– SILENT KEY: HAL COMMUNICATIONS’ GEORGE HENRY JR. K9GWT
– RADIO SCOUTS ACTIVE AT 24TH WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE
– IN UK, HAM RADIO PAYS TRIBUTE TO PIRATE RADIO
– SPECIAL EVENT HONORS NAVAJO CODE TALKERS
– NEW RECORD SET BY YOUNG HAMS AT CURACAO DX ADVENTURE
– PERU EASES RESTRICTIONS FOR NOVICE CLASS
– KRENKEL MEDAL AWARDED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO HAM RADIO
– NOMINEES SOUGHT FOR RAC AMATEUR OF THE YEAR
– AMSAT NEEDS HAMS TO SERVE IN AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
– WORLD OF DX
– MAYOR LEARNS SCIENCE OF WORKING A PILEUP
The latest Edition can always be found here: https://www.arnewsline.org/
OZONE, PINE BOARD & OSHKOSH, OH MY!
The Slidell EOC HamFest with Bob and George,
Tom Daniels N3CXP and his Pineboard radio on aluminum,
FEMA certificates with Gordo,
Amateur Radio Newsline
with Don, Randy, Dan and Ray at the 2019 OSHKOSH Airventure,
chatroom questions with Amanda,
The last half-dozen or so episodes are linked right here: Ham Nation
Odds and Ends
- All those links
- ARES Memory Settings (Red Box at the bottom of the page)
- Collector and Emitter Archive
- YLRL Nets and other info
- Real-time Solar Weather
- SCARS Officers
- HF Net List
- Norman VHF Repeaters audio stream
- ARRL Outgoing QSL Service
- Announced DX Operations
- D-Star stuff
- Real-time lightning data
- Oklahoma ARES Voice Over IP Net
Upcoming Hamfests within 250 miles
Link below lists all the ARRL-related hamfests within a 250-mile drive of Norman for about the next 5 months. Lots of good ones close to Norman.
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