Tag: COVID-19

Via the ARRL: Dayton Hamvention Announces Cancellation of 2020 Show

For the first time in its 68-year history, Dayton Hamvention® will not take place this year, due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. The glum news was not entirely unexpected, given widespread cancelations of public gatherings and a national state of emergency. “The Hamvention Executive Committee has been monitoring the COVID19 pandemic. We have worked very […]

Via the ARRL: Communications Academy 2020 in Seattle has been Cancelled

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak and upon advice from the Washington State Department of Health, Communications Academy 2020, due to be held in Seattle April 24 – 26, has been cancelled. “We are taking this precaution to protect the health and safety of all our attendees,” the announcement said. Those who have already registered will automatically receive a […]

Via the ARRL: Visalia International DX Convention, Other Events Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Worries

Concern over COVID-19 has led to the cancellation of the 2020 International DX Convention (IDXC), which was to be held April 24 – 26 in Visalia, California. The IDXC 2020 co-chairs posted an announcement on the convention website on March 10. “We send out our apologies to all our perspective patrons of the 2020 International […]

via the RSGB: Coronavirus affects amateur radio events around the world

The RSGB is, like all responsible organisations, following government advice about the Covid-19 virus. The Society is still planning to hold its AGM in Birmingham but is ready to change these plans as necessary if advice about public meetings is upgraded. We will, of course, keep Members informed so please do check our website and […]

Via the ARRL: Dayton Hamvention Officials Keeping an Eye on Coronavirus Situation

With Dayton Hamvention® 2020 a little more than 10 weeks away, Hamvention officials say they are closely following the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Show organizers will post updates as the May 15 – 17 event nears, but they’re optimistic that coronavirus will not be an issue. “At this time, the Hamvention Executive Committee has been in […]

Via the ARRL: Coronavirus Fears Spur Cancellation, Postponement of Some Ham Radio Events

Additional amateur radio events have been cancelled or postponed as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) fears. The Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL) has announced the cancellation of several amateur radio events planned for March, in the wake of a government policy requesting that events be canceled, postponed, or reduced in size for the next 2 […]

Via the ARRL: Coronavirus Fears Postpone Another DXpedition

Alex Gromme, 5B4ALX, has postponed his March 18 – April 2 T30ET DXpedition to Tarawa (West Kiribati) because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The Kiribati Ministry of Health told Gromme that he would need to be quarantined for 14 days in Honiara, Solomon Islands, before getting medical approval to continue on to Kiribati. “T30ET is […]