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W6NBC Wins the August QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - 4 hours 9 min ago

The winning article for the August 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “A Novel Approach to Using Window Line” by John Portune, W6NBC. 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 September issue today.

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Inverhuron HAM radio club hoping to reach lighthouses abroad - Kincardine News

Google News of the Day - 4 hours 35 min ago

Kincardine News

Inverhuron HAM radio club hoping to reach lighthouses abroad
Kincardine News
The Inverhuron HAM Radio Club is looking forward to reaching out to new members by showing just how interesting the “original social network” is to learn and make contacts around the world. Rob Noakes, the lead licensed HAM radio operator, set up shop ...

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New FCC Part 95 Personal Radio Services Rules Published in The Federal Register

ARRL - 6 hours 6 min ago

Reorganized and updated FCC Personal Radio Services (PRS) Part 95 rules have been published in The Federal Register. Among other things, the PRS covers the Family Radio Service (FRS), General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS), and the Citizens Band Radio Service (CBRS).

The revised rules allot additional FRS channels and increase the power on certain FRS channels from 0.5 W to 2 W. FRS channels are in...

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Texas Volunteer Examiner Setting Sights on Next 1,000 Exam Sessions

ARRL - 7 hours 49 min ago

In July, Franz Laugermann, K3FL, of Houston, achieved a milestone that no other VEC has before by taking part as a Volunteer Examiner in his 1,000th exam session. And, he told ARRL, he’s far from finished.

“As long as I can be here, I’m gonna go on doing this,” he said, adding that he’s set his sights on 2,000 sessions. “It’s so rewarding to help other people through this.” He estimated that he’...

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Ham radio helps woman trace family - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

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Ham radio helps woman trace family
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Maziran Khatun of Kayakuchi Pathar village in Barpeta was spotted by some local residents and ham radio operators after she gave birth to a baby girl on a road in Diamond Harbour on July 21 and admitted to Diamond Harbour Super Speciality Hospital.

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Quick 5: Living History Day to bring USS Batfish to life - Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Google News of the Day - 18 hours 47 min ago

Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Quick 5: Living History Day to bring USS Batfish to life
Muskogee Daily Phoenix
Finally, the members of the USS Batfish Amateur Radio Club will be on hand to discuss ham radio technology and how it relates to the USS Batfish and military operations.” 4 Will there be any speakers? “While there will not be any traditional speaking ...

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Live Ham Radio Show Tuesday: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:11pm

Live Ham Radio Show Tuesday:
eHam.net
This week on Amateur Radio Roundtable we will have Christian Cudnik K0STH the producer and host of 100 Watts and a wire. Martin will amaze us with his stories of what it was like to be a novice 60 years ago, Emmett Hohensee III, Chief Engineer of ...

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The September Edition of Digital QST is Now Available

ARRL - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 2:34pm
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The sun created havoc during massive hurricane. New probe seeks to learn why. - MyDaytonDailyNews

Google News of the Day - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 1:49pm

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The sun created havoc during massive hurricane. New probe seeks to learn why.
MyDaytonDailyNews
While you were hopefully out enjoying some sunshine with family or friends over the weekend, you may not have known that NASA launched a probe atop a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida toward the sun.
Parker Solar Probe and the Birth of the Solar Wind | NASANASA

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Indonesian Hams Take Advantage of Satellite for Post-Earthquake Communication

ARRL - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 1:08pm

Amateur Radio volunteers in Indonesia have been taking advantage of the LAPAN-ORARI (IO-86) ham satellite in addition to HF on 7.110 MHz as the Lombok area recovers from two recent earthquakes. The death toll now has topped 400. A second powerful earthquake in the area on August 5 killed at least 98 people and seriously injured more than 200 others.

Power in the area has been disrupted, and Kar...

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Radio club needs to replace treasurer - Iola Register

Google News of the Day - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:18am

Iola Register

Radio club needs to replace treasurer
Iola Register
The Iola Amateur Radio Club met Thursday at Iola City Hall. Members discussed the upcoming Joplin Ham Radio Fest Aug. 24-25. Jeremy Utley, club treasurer, has resigned due to his work obligations elsewhere. Committee members will be discussed at the ...

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Storm Takes Down Antennas at Memorial Ham Station on Swedish-Norwegian Border

ARRL - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:05am

The SJ9WL-LG5LG Morokulien memorial station on the border of Sweden and Norway is off the air after a large tree, brought down during a severe storm on August 10, caused extensive damage to the station’s antennas. According to one report, the station’s 100-foot tower was broken into pieces after the tree fell across three tower guys. That pulled the support structure toward the station building...

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HAARP’s WSPR Research Campaign Yields Hundreds of Reports on 40 and 80 Meters

ARRL - Mon, 08/13/2018 - 10:06am

Just-completed research at the High-Frequency Active Auroral Research Program (HAARP) transmitters in Gakona, Alaska, successfully took advantage of the WSPR digital protocol and the Weak Signal Propagation Reporter Network (WSPRnet) on July 30 through August 1. University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Space Physics Group researcher and HAARP Chief Scientist Chris Fallen, KL3WX, told ARRL that the ...

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Ham radio helps woman trace family - The Telegraph India

Google News of the Day - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 4:03pm

The Telegraph India

Ham radio helps woman trace family
The Telegraph India
Guwahati: Missing from her home in lower Assam's Barpeta district for three years, a 25-year-old mentally challenged woman was finally reunited with her family on Saturday, courtesy amateur radio operators of Bengal and Assam. Maziran Khatun of ...

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Volunteer Connection: Consider partner volunteering - Journal Times

Google News of the Day - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 7:06am

Journal Times

Volunteer Connection: Consider partner volunteering
Journal Times
Coordinating emergency communication exercises as licensed “ham” radio operators with Racine-Kenosha Amateur Radio Service (ARES) and the Lakeshore Repeater Association. Practicing triage and other crisis exercises with the Racine Medical ...

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Norwegian ham radio license changes - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 3:10am

Norwegian ham radio license changes
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Norwegian ham radio license changes. Changes to Norway's Amateur Radio license came into effect on August 10, 2018. 1,000 watts is permitted on the 50-52 MHz Primary allocation. 1,000 watts can now be used at VHF/UHF for moon bounce (EME) and ...

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NIST FY 2019 Budget Would Eliminate WWV and WWVH

ARRL - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 2:55pm
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Nonprofit Notes - The Fayetteville Observer

Google News of the Day - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 2:21am

Nonprofit Notes
The Fayetteville Observer
The Moore County Amateur Radio Society takes a look at amateur/ham radio; meetings are open to all. 910-400-3019 Field Day is June 23-24. does not meet in December. Fayetteville Area Habitat Team: Thursday, noon. An interest meeting to engage the ...

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North Okaloosa Amateur Radio Club broadcasts from local library - Crestview News Bulletin

Google News of the Day - Sat, 08/11/2018 - 1:16am

Crestview News Bulletin

North Okaloosa Amateur Radio Club broadcasts from local library
Crestview News Bulletin
That is the North Okaloosa Amateur Radio Club. Amateur radio is described as a hobby that brings people, electronics and communications together, according to a club brochure. “People use ham radio to talk across town, around the world, or even into ...

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