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SKYWARN Recognition Day Webinar Set for November 27

ARRL - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 2:28pm

A free webinar, “What is SKYWARN™ Recognition Day and how can you participate?” will take place on November 27 at 8 PM EST (0100 UTC on November 28). Register online. After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar

SRD this year takes place on Saturday, December 2 from 0000 until 2400 UTC (starts on the evening of Friday, December 1, in ...

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ARRL 10 Meter Contest QST Announcement Correction

ARRL - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:06pm
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Major New Edition of The ARRL Handbook is Now Available!

ARRL - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:27am

The 2018 edition of The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications has undergone a complete makeover. First published in 1926, the most widely used one-stop reference and guide to radio technology principles and practices over the years since has documented the state-of-the-art in Amateur Radio as well as emerging technologies in radio experimentation, discovery, and achievement. The 95th edition o...

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Year-Long NASA On The Air Event Kicks off on December 11

ARRL - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:23am

The Amateur Radio clubs at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) centers around the US have invited the Amateur Radio community to join the NASA On The Air (NOTA) special event. NOTA gets under way in December 2017 and continues through December 2018. In addition to being the agency’s 60th anniversary, 2018 will mark 50 years since NASA orbited the first human around the moon, an...

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Video: HamCasters on Ham Radio Now - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:04am

Video: HamCasters on Ham Radio Now
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
There are several Amateur Radio subs on Reddit, but they discourage 'self-promotion' more than on rare occasions. And while a whole sub dedicated to promotion skirts the line, too, this sub is for promoting all Amateur Radio media. So far, the Reddit ...

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Class sessions to teach amateur radio - The Charlottesville Newsplex

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:33pm

The Charlottesville Newsplex

Class sessions to teach amateur radio
The Charlottesville Newsplex
(CBS19 NEWS) -- Anyone interested in learning about amateur radio can enroll in a class. The Albemarle Amateur Radio Club is enrolling students in its ten-class Ham Radio License Class. Participants will learn the basics of ham radio, radio and ...
Amateur Radio Service helps fight hungerRecord-Courier

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W8TEE and K2ZIA Win the November 2017 QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:08pm

The winning article for the November 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “Build Your Own Arduino-Based Antenna Analyzer” by Jack Purdum, W8TEE, and Farrukh Zia, K2ZIA. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the De...

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Amateur Radio Service helps fight hunger - Record-Courier

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:58pm

The Charlottesville Newsplex

Amateur Radio Service helps fight hunger
Record-Courier
The Portage County Amateur Radio Service is a club for Ham Radio Operators, and anyone interested in becoming a ham radio operator. The club provides monthly meetings and activities related to improving its members skills and knowledge as related to ...
Class sessions to teach amateur radioThe Charlottesville Newsplex

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Mysterious Signals Did Not Come from Missing Submarine; MF/HF Frequencies Listed

ARRL - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:52pm

Satellite signals heard over the weekend did not come from a missing Argentine Navy submarine San Juan that went missing on November 15, dashing hopes that the vessel could be located. The submarine had reported a malfunction, had surfaced, and was headed back to its base when the Navy lost contact with it. The sub, built in Germany in the 1980s, carries a crew of 44.

Vessels from Argentina, the...

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ARRL Seeks Nominations for 2017 ARRL Bill Leonard Award

ARRL - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09am

ARRL is seeking nominations for the prestigious Bill Leonard Award. Created as a tribute to the late CBS News President Bill Leonard, W2SKE, an avid radio amateur and advocate for the service, the award honors three professional journalists whose outstanding media coverage highlights the enjoyment, importance, and public service value of Amateur Radio each yea. Awards are given for audio, visua...

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HAM radio operators vital if disaster strikes - KING5.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:19am

KING5.com

HAM radio operators vital if disaster strikes
KING5.com
If disaster strikes, emergency officials say we will likely be reliant on a growing network of amateur radio operators. Mark Sheppard with the Seattle Department of Emergency Management says we've learned a lot since the Nisqually Earthquake in 2001.

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ARRL Headquarters Closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24

ARRL - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:00am

ARRL Headquarters will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24. W1AW bulletin and code practice transmissions and editions of The ARRL Letter or ARRL Audio News will not be available on those days. Headquarters will reopen at 8 AM EST on Monday, November 27. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday.

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Australian ham radio license numbers stagnant - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 4:02am

Australian ham radio license numbers stagnant
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
In 2014, in the lead-up to a statutory remake of the amateur licence conditions, the WIA advised the ACMA about the sort of changes that would propel Amateur Radio into a new era, where the attractions and conditions of the past were no longer relevant.

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Ham radio devotees unite - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Google News of the Day - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 1:08am

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Ham radio devotees unite
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
In his mind, a driver's license and an amateur radio license were almost a package deal. This was 30 or 40 years ago, well before every teen carried a cellphone. “We all had radios in our cars, and we talked back and forth for safety,” Williams said ...

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Martin F. Jue on Amateur Radio Roundtable: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 9:26pm

Martin F. Jue on Amateur Radio Roundtable:
eHam.net
Tuesday November 21 8 PM Central join Martin F. Jue and Tom Medlin for a night of ham radio. We go back 60 years in ham radio. We talk about first shacks, rigs, antennas, etc. Martin will answer viewers questions. Let's see what Katie Allen WY7YL is up to.

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Michigan Section Manager Appointment Begins on January 1

ARRL - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 2:35pm

Jim Kvochick, K8JK, of Brighton, Michigan, has been appointed as Michigan Section Manager for the first half of next year. His appointment will begin on January 1, 2018, and will continue through June 30. Kvochick was appointed by ARRL Radiosport Manager Norm Fusaro, W3IZ, in consultation with ARRL Great Lakes Division Director Dale Williams, WA8EFK, and outgoing Michigan Section Manager Larry ...

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RadFxSat (Fox-1B) Launched Successfully, Designated AO-91

ARRL - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:01pm
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Santa Claus Is Getting Saginaw Children's Wish Lists The Old Fashion Way - WSGW

Google News of the Day - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:09am

WSGW

Santa Claus Is Getting Saginaw Children's Wish Lists The Old Fashion Way
WSGW
Saginaw Valley Amateur Radio Association President Mike Dougherty says this weekend the clock is being turned back to the mid-1800s, with telegrapher Jim Wades sending hundreds of messages by telegraph from the Saginaw Children's Zoo. The messages are ...

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