icqpodcast's Amateur / Ham Radio Podcast

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In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Matthew Nassau M0NJX and Andy Mace M0MUX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is Taking part in SSB Field Day.

  • CEPT Novice Licence and HAREC Changes
  • UK CubeSat Forum - Lunar Opportunity
  • Companies Plead Guilty to Capacitors Price Fixing
  • FCC Proposes Substantial Fine for Unlicensed Amateur Operation / False Police Call
  • Morse code at Eurovision?
  • Australian Club's 60th Birthday
  • WIA Seek New Ham Radio Allocations
  • Aberdeen Radio Club Celebrate 70th Anniversary
Direct download: ICQPodcast_E220_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:56am UTC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Matthew Nassau M0NJX  to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is Trouble with Mobile Antennas

  • FO-29 20th Birthday
  • NIST’s Rolling Wireless Net Helps Improve First-Responder Communications
  • 18th World ARDF Championship
  • Illegal GPS Sea Buoys on 10m
  • UK Amateur Radio Club 50 Years on the Air
  • Latvia Gains Two New Amateur Radio Bands
  • Ham Radio Around the World Balloon
Direct download: ICQPodcast_E219_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:24am UTC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Matthew Nassau M0NJX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is Having Fun with Morse Code.

  • Radio Amateurs Facing Unnecessary Restrictions
  • Wireless World Magazine Archive
  • Switched-Mode PSU Jams Communications
  • US Air Force to Improve HF Communications
  • Symbol Rate Discussion Open Until October
  • IRTS Free New Member Offer
  • 4m Ham Radio Band for Australia?
Direct download: ICQPodcast_E218_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:14am UTC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Caryn-Eve Murray KD2GUT, Ed Durrant DD5LP , Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Martin Rothwell M0SGL and Chris Howard M0TCH to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is Solar Powered Shacks by Robert EI2HNB.

  • National Parks on the Air 2017 Update

  • New Digital Voice Ham Radio Smartphone

  • 5 MHz for Belarusian Radio Hams

  • Hamvention Relocated

  • FCC Considering Amateur Services Changes

  • RSGB Lead Negative Response to 5GHz Changes

  • Pokémon GO is RadioSport?

  • 2016 Perseid Meteor Peak Shower

  • Irish Repeater Group Improved Network

Direct download: ICQPodcast_E217_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:15am UTC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Edmund Spicer M0MNG, Chris Howard M0TCH and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is an interview with the organisers of the DA0HQ Contest site.

  • Malaysian Amateur Radio Licences Changes
  • BBC Starts Roll-Out of International Radio App
  • US Ham’s Save Kids from Surrounded Campfire
  • Earthing and the Radio Amateur
  • Ofcom Proposes Ham Band for Wi-Fi
  • UK Amateurs Visit 10 Downing Street
  • AES Ham Radio Store Closing Down
  • New European Table of Frequency Allocations
  • Australian Radio Operator Fined and Off Air
Direct download: ICQPodcast_E216_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:03am UTC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, Dan Romanchik KB6NU and Ed Durrant DD5LP to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is Friedrichshafen 2016

  • New Zealand Radio Hams Request 222-223 MHz
  • 'No' to Lifetime Amateur Radio Licenses
  • Rockford to Scramble All Police Radio Comms
  • Andorra Returns to 60m, Gains 4m band, More Power on 6m
  • Radio Caroline Special Event Station
  • Clarification of RF LED Light Testing
  • New RSGB Microwave Manager
  • RF pollution from Solar Panels
  • RSGB Training and Assessment Guide
Direct download: ICQPodcast_E215_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:47am UTC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB and Matthew Nassau M0NJX  to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is Calibration.

  • EURO 2016 Amateur / Ham Radio Award

  • Ofcom Remove Amateur / Ham Radio Statistics

  • White House honors Limor Fried AC2SN

  • Russia Trial Electromagnetic Warfare System

  • FCC Technological Advisory Council Noise Floor Inquiry

  • New National Belize Amateur / Ham Radio Society
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  • Shack Photography Competition

  • ZS1TWO Cape Town 2m Beacon



Direct download: ICQPodcast_E214_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:33am UTC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by ED Durrant DD5LP, Chris Howard M0TCH, Martin Rothwell M0SGL, and Dan Romanchik KB6NU to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is - Q and A 2016.

  • Pirate Radio in the Digital Age
  • 2016 HF Propagation Update
  • Northern Ireland Radio Star
  • FCC Bans Custom Firmware
  • ARRL National Field Day 2016
  • Amateur Radio Parity Act Agreement
  • Radio Ham Praised for Service to Emergency Planning
  • 100 Sprite Satellites to be Deployed
  • Yaesu Extend UK Warranties
Direct download: ICQPodcast_E213_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:14am UTC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by Leslie Butterfield G0CIB, Edmund Spicer M0MNG and Andy Mace M0MUX to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is User review of the Icom IC-7300 by Ed Durrant DD5LP

  • Elementary School's SSTV CubeSat ISS Deployment
  • IARU - Custodian of Operating Standards
  • Radio Hams Prepare Florida Hurricane Season
  • Using Amateur Radio to Enhance Engineering Education
  • Two New Radio’s Seen at Dayton
  • New South Hampshire D-STAR Repeater
  • Ham Radio at Scout 'Camporee'
  • UK Schools Mass launch of 434 MHz Balloons
Direct download: ICQPodcast_E212_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:23am UTC

In this episode, Martin M1MRB / W9ICQ is joined by ED Durrant DD5LP, Dan Romanchik KB6NU, Chris Howard M0TCH and Martin Rothwell M0SGL to discuss the latest Amateur / Ham Radio news. Colin M6BOY rounds up the news in brief, and this episodes feature is - Emergency Comms

  • Young US Ham wins at Science and Engineering Fair
  • ARRL Committee Conducting Youth in Amateur RadioSport Survey
  • UK Advanced Radio Exam 'on demand'
  • Netherlands to Licence Low-Power AM Broadcasters
  • RSGB Examination Standards 1st Report
  • Hara Arena in Consideration for New Fairgrounds
  • UK Air Cadets 5MHz Radio Exercise
  • Online Australian Ham Licence Lookup Service
  • Robotic Lawn Mower EMC Banned in Sweden
Direct download: ICQPodcast_E211_Final.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:23am UTC