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  • Icom Reveals the ID-52A/E Dual Band DSTAR Radio | New DSTAR Radio Announced!

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  • Yaesu FT-65R Unboxing, Review | Baofeng Killer?

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  • The K7RA Solar Update

    Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspot Cycle 25 is under way. We saw one new spot on July 28 and two new ones on August 2 and 3. The daily sunspot numbers were 22 and 23 on the dates of their appearance, and the total sunspot area grew on Wednesday to 160 millionths of the The post The K7RA Solar Update appeared first on QRZ NOW - Ham Radio News.

  • New 2700km+ IARU Region-1 tropo record on 23cms between Ireland and the Canary Islands – 17th July 2020

    On the 17th of July 2020, there was an opening between the Canary Islands and the UK & Ireland on the VHF & UHF bands. A remarkable contact was made on 1296 MHz between EA8CXN and EI2FG which turned out to be a new IARU Region-1 tropo record for the 23cms microwave band. In a report on his website, Cesar EA8CXN reports The post New 2700km+ IARU Region-1 tropo record on 23cms between Ireland and the Canary Islands – 17th July 2020 appeared first on QRZ NOW - Ham Radio News.

  • Icom releases the ID-52A/E Amateur Handheld Transceiver with Color Display and Bluetooth® Communication

    Icom Incorporated (Headquarters: Hirano, Osaka, Japan/President: Masataka Harima) releases the ID-52A/E*, VHF/UHF dual band digital transceiver that supports D-STAR (Digital Smart Technologies for Amateur Radio). * ID-52A is the USA version, ID-52E is the European version The ID-52A/E is equipped with a color display. The display size is increased to 2.3 inches (1.7 inches for The post Icom releases the ID-52A/E Amateur Handheld Transceiver with Color Display and Bluetooth® Communication appeared first on QRZ NOW - Ham Radio News.

  • Meet Up with ARRL Virtually August 7 – 9 at QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo

    ARRL will be a virtual exhibitor at the all-online QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo, Friday – Sunday, August 7 – 9. ARRL staffer Bob Inderbitzen, NQ1R — a familiar face at many in-person hamfests and conventions for nearly 30 years — will be among the more than 21,000 registered to attend. “The many hamfest cancellations due The post Meet Up with ARRL Virtually August 7 – 9 at QSO Today Virtual Ham Expo appeared first on QRZ NOW - Ham Radio News.

  • Yaesu FTDX-101D Review with Ham Radio Outlet

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  • Rotating Tower For Ham Radio 30 Feet Tall At Jim W6LG’s House And Can Be Used For Emergency Comms

    “Jim Heath W6LG shows his newly installed antenna and tower at his residence. The tower has a maximum height of 30 feet as restricted by Placer County Ordinances as show in the County General Plan and adopted by the City Rocklin. The tower rotates because it sits on a thrust bearing. The antenna system is The post Rotating Tower For Ham Radio 30 Feet Tall At Jim W6LG’s House And Can Be Used For Emergency Comms appeared first on QRZ NOW - Ham Radio News.

  • ARRL Board Confers Awards and Recognitions

    Meeting in virtual session July 17 – 18, the ARRL Board of Directors conferred three major awards. The Hiram Percy Maxim Award The ARRL Board conferred the 2020 ARRL Hiram Percy Maxim Award on Jacob M. Nagel, AD0JA, of Wright City, Missouri. Licensed since 2012, the Board cited Nagel for exemplifying the spirit of amateur The post ARRL Board Confers Awards and Recognitions appeared first on QRZ NOW - Ham Radio News.

  • Icom IC-705 Live Stream Announcement!

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