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LightSail 2 Launches, Will Transmit CW Beacon

ARRL - 4 hours 7 min ago

The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 CubeSat, launched on June 25, will transmit Morse code from space. LightSail is a citizen-funded project to send a small spacecraft, propelled solely by sunlight, into Earth’s orbit. The innovative satellite is due to be deployed on July 2 from Prox-1, a Georgia Tech student-built spacecraft the size of a small washing machine. Once deployed, LightSail 2 will...

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ARRL Field Day Deemed a Hit; Entries Due by July 23!

ARRL - 4 hours 49 min ago

ARRL Field Day isn’t over until participants take that final step of submitting their logs. By Tuesday, June 25, more than 1,300 had done so. The preferred method of submitting a Field Day entry is via the 2019 Field Day Entry Form on the ARRL website. This app, developed and supplied by Bruce Horn, WA7BNM, will ask for the call sign used (as well as the GOTA station call sign, if applicable), ...

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Islands on the Air Announces Another Six New Island Groups

ARRL - 8 hours 42 min ago

The Islands on the Air (IOTA) Amateur Radio awards program announced six new island entities at its HAM RADIO forum in Friedrichshafen, Germany, this past weekend. The new groups have provisional numbers and will need to be confirmed by an operation after June 22 that meets the 1,000-contact requirement, in addition to other validations. Credit for prior operations will be considered only after...

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Need help learning English? Get it at the East Bank Regional Library - The Advocate

Google News of the Day - 10 hours 13 min ago
Need help learning English? Get it at the East Bank Regional Library  The Advocate

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is providing free ESL classes for adults from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday at the East Bank Regional ...

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New IOTA references - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - 15 hours 10 min ago
New IOTA references  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

During the IOTA Forum at this year's Ham Radio, Roger G3KMA announced the following six new IOTA groups.

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Hancock Amateur Radio Club participates in the 24-hour national Field Day exercise - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Google News of the Day - 16 hours 16 min ago
Hancock Amateur Radio Club participates in the 24-hour national Field Day exercise  Greenfield Daily Reporter

GREENFIELD — They're ready for the day when Hancock County, state or national officials need their assistance to contact each other should the normal ways ...

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Radio Days | News - Herald Zeitung

Google News of the Day - 17 hours 28 min ago
Radio Days | News  Herald Zeitung

Local radio-enthusiasts gathered on Saturday afternoon for the HAM radio field day. The field day is a international event where groups across the continental ...

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Club News – August 2019 - Kern Valley Sun

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 5:32pm
Club News – August 2019  Kern Valley Sun

Club News – August 2019. AMERICAN LEGION POST CHAPTER 711. American Legion Riders meet the first Wednesday, 6 p.m., at the Veterans Hall/Senior ...

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Santa Barbara Library to Contact International Space Station - Santa Barbara Independent

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/25/2019 - 5:04pm
Santa Barbara Library to Contact International Space Station  Santa Barbara Independent

Why did the sun go to school? To get brighter. School may be out for summer, but that's no excuse to stop learning. That will be especially true for the 12 Santa ...

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Panhandle Snapshots | News | rapidcityjournal.com - Rapid City Journal

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 7:03pm
Panhandle Snapshots | News | rapidcityjournal.com  Rapid City Journal

Five Wishes Workshop. If you were to die tomorrow, would your family know your wishes? What matters to you? It's a simple question but has the ability to cause ...

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Local amateur radio operators make contact with others around the globe - Southernminn.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 6:00pm
Local amateur radio operators make contact with others around the globe  Southernminn.com

OWATONNA — The heavy rain — and more importantly, the thunder and lightning — held off this weekend, at least until the closing moments of Amateur Radio ...

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Red River Valley Amateur Radio club members put in 23 hours for emergency training - Paris News

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:12pm
Red River Valley Amateur Radio club members put in 23 hours for emergency training  Paris News

The Saturday-Sunday event was the Red River Valley Amateur Radio Club's field day, part of a nationwide event in which ham radio operators across the ...

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Emergency Communications In Berkeley Tested Over The Weekend - Patch.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 9:30am
Emergency Communications In Berkeley Tested Over The Weekend  Patch.com

Emergency Communications Tested Over The Weekend - Berkeley, CA - Ham radio operators step in during disasters. The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, 1991 ...

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Emergency Communications In Berkeley Tested Over The Weekend - Patch.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 9:30am
Emergency Communications In Berkeley Tested Over The Weekend  Patch.com

Emergency Communications Tested Over The Weekend - Berkeley, CA - Ham radio operators step in during disasters. The 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, 1991 ...

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UK Online Exams demonstrated at Friedrichshafen - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 3:06am
UK Online Exams demonstrated at Friedrichshafen  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

RSGB President Dave Wilson M0OBW demonstrated the UK's new online exam system at the 44th international amateur radio show Ham Radio 2019 held in ...

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ICQ Podcast - HMS Belfast - D-Day Communication Ship - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 3:06am
ICQ Podcast - HMS Belfast - D-Day Communication Ship  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

In this episode, Colin M6BOY is joined by Bill Barnes (N3JIX), Leslie Butterfield (G0CIB). Edmund Spicer (M0MNG) and Ed Durrant (DD5LP) to discuss the latest ...

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