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GLOBALSET 2 METER NET (2015)

The Global Simulated Emergency Test ( GlobalSET ) started on 18th December with a 24-48 hour timelimit for Emergency Communications Groups around the world to carry out an availability exercise, contacting their members to find out how many would be available within 1-12 hours.

Malaysia took part in the Test while initial results have proved that amateur radio can respond quickly to an emergency call, even one on a working day, there has also been a great deal to learn about the reliability of the systems we use and the resilience of our structures.

An email has been sent to all societies in Malaysia to participate in this exercise.

MARTS conducted 2 Meter NET on 19th December 2015 at 2100 MST and volunteered NCS 9W2FMC from Puchong.

Total of 36 stations check in. More than 50% ham radio operator in Malaysia replied they able to respond within a hour.

Thank you to NCS 9W2FMC and all ham radio operators in Malaysia for participated in this exercises.

Referral links:

http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2015/december/globalset_2015_a_worldwide_preparedness_exercise.htm#.VpPI6LZ97IU

http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2016/january/globalset_outcome.htm#.VpPIhrZ97IU

VISION AND MISSION

SILENT KEY 9W2AC

Dear members, 

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of our former Vice President and friend 9W2AC (ZOLKHONAIN BIN NORIZAN).

He unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday Oct 13, 2015, at Hospital Ampang. 

It is a great LOSS to MARTS and ham radio in Malaysia. 

Condolence to his family and friends.

* Thanks to 9W2AA for relaying the news.

 

 

 

LIVE Communication between 9M2RPN and ARISS

ARISS contact via 9M2RPN with students at National Planetarium, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was scheduled at Fri 2015-10-09 04:00PM. The scheduled astronaut is Kjell Lindgren KO5MOS.

ISS CALLSIGN OR4ISS

 

School Information
Our first ARISS contact was made in 2007 when, Malaysia's first Astronaut Shiekh Muzapher went on board the ISS. We made 5 direct contacts when, some 80 school children talked to him and asked questions.  Since then it has become a highly sought after yearly event which is tied up with the Prime Minister's Space Challenge Trophy.  This year we will be making our 8th yearly contact. Since the schools do not have ground stations, they make use of Satellite Ground Station at the National Planetarium established in 1995 under the call sign of 9M2RPN. The schools are the nurseries to produce future astronauts and space scientists.  The forthcoming contact in October 2015 provides the hands on experience and the seeding operation for tomorrow's space scientists.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9M2IR (MARTS PRESIDENT) and 9M2PRO (MARTS Secretary) attended and gave their supports.

Attendees :-

9M2RT, 9W2MAH, 9W2VWT, 9W2BZU

 

Click HERE for VIDEO

 

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2 Meter Net - Southern VHF Linking

October 9, 2015 

MARTS for the first time in 2015 has conducted a 2 Meter Net Session purposely to test a southern linking repeater performance from 9M4RLG - 9M4RLM - 9M4RPM.

Net Controller is 9W2OCX MUHAMAD SHARUL BIN MAHMUD

Received Signal Report - 5 and 9

 

 

IPOH Townhall Meeting - 3rd Oct 2015

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IPOH, 3rd Oct 2015 - MARTS Council Members (9M2IR President, 9W2ZF & 9M2AGC) and former MARTS Treasurer 9W2SQ spent their time to meet with ham radio members from Perak. This event take placed at ILP IPOH (arranged by 9W2AEK) and participation more than 20 ham members sharing their concerns towards amateur radio development as a total.

It was a very positive approached for both MARTS and Perak Ham Radio members. 

Thanks for your good hospitality and moving forward to have more activities in PERAK.

*Courtesy pictures from 9W2AEK's facebook.

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RAE Class for Johor SJAM (3 May 2015)

RAE Preparatory Class has been conducted at HQ St John Ambulance Johor on 3rd Oct 2015.

Instructor : 9M2DA 

Info from : 9W2PCK

 

National Field Day 2015

Malaysia Day is held on 16 September every year to commemorate the establishment of the Malaysian federation on the same date in 1963. It marked the joining together of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak, and Singapore to form Malaysia.

Ham operator has organized an event so called National Field Day to commemorate Malaysia day with amateur radio style. MCMC granted a special event callsign 9M52xx for any ham operator to operate nationwide. Congratulations to organizer.

 

 

 

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