Countdown to Third Annual AM Rally Has Begun

ARRL - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 3:12pm
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New Amateur Radio Packet Gear Awaits Unpacking, Installation on Space Station

ARRL - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 11:49am

New Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) packet equipment awaits unpacking and installation on board the station after arriving in November as part of the cargo transported via a Russian 71P Progress resupply vehicle. The new packet module for NA1SS will replace the current packet gear, which has been intermittent over the past year.

“With the arrival of Progress complete, th...

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Bulletin Board 12/18/12 | News, Sports, Jobs - Marquette Mining Journal

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 9:35am
Bulletin Board 12/18/12 | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

NWS monitoring sites added NEGAUNEE — The National Weather *Service*-Marquette station, based in Negaunee Township, has added four new river ...

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Ham Jam sessions in Seattle - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 4:12am
Ham Jam sessions in Seattle  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

The West Seattle Amateur Radio Club has been holding Ham Jam sessions to help nearly licensed amateurs get started.

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Technobabble Generator - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/18/2018 - 4:12am
Technobabble Generator  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

There is a huge amount of terminology and jargon associated with electronics and also in our case ham radio. As always happens many people get hold of the ...

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Ham radios in disaster preparedness - KESQ

Google News of the Day - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 6:37pm
Ham radios in disaster preparedness  KESQ

The Coachella Valley is prone to potential natural disasters like earthquakes which could knock out many lines of communication and If that happens, ham ...

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Students already considering next invention convention - CTPost

Google News of the Day - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 4:05pm
Students already considering next invention convention  CTPost

MILFORD — Arshaq Ahmed, a seventh grader at West Shore Middle School, is already thinking about what he would like to create for the next Milford Invention ...

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WD9EWK Wins the December QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:58am

The winning article for the December 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Making Digital Contacts Through the ISS” by Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK. 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 January issue today.


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Registration is Open for QRP-ARCI Four Days in May 2019

ARRL - Mon, 12/17/2018 - 10:40am
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Registration Opens for 2019 ConTest University in Dayton

ARRL - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 12:08pm

Registration now is open for 2019 ConTest University (CTU), Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the Crowne Plaza in downtown Dayton, Ohio. This is the day before Hamvention® opens in Xenia.

More than 7,500 students have attended CTU sessions over the last 13 years in eight countries, and more than 100 CTU professors have shared their contesting experiences. The faculty lineup, posted on the CTU website, ...

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Radio Amateurs in Turkey Gain Access to Two Bands

ARRL - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 12:06pm
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The Radio Club of America Appoints John Robert Stratton, N5AUS, as Co-Counsel

ARRL - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 12:03pm

The Radio Club of America (RCA) has announces the appointment of ARRL West Gulf Division Vice Director John Robert Stratton, N5AUS, as Vice President and Co-Counsel. Stratton will coordinate duties with current Vice President and Counsel Chester “Barney” Scholl Jr. A specialist in civil litigation, Stratton holds a bachelor of science in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas and is...

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Neil Carleton, VE3NCE, Named to Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame

ARRL - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 11:59am

Neil Carleton, VE3NCE, of Almonte, Ontario, has been named to the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame. Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) says the honor recognizes radio amateurs' “outstanding achievement and excellence of the highest degree, for serious and sustained service to Amateur Radio in Canada, or to Amateur Radio at large.”

RAC said Amateur Radio played an important role during Carleton’s ...

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Santa checks in with kids through ham radio - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Google News of the Day - Sun, 12/16/2018 - 12:01am
Santa checks in with kids through ham radio  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Santa Claus took a break from preparing for his trip around the world on Christmas Eve to talk to local children via radio during an event hosted ...

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Still dancing after all these years - Prince George Citizen

Google News of the Day - Sat, 12/15/2018 - 12:01pm
Still dancing after all these years  Prince George Citizen

Larry and Phyllis Anderson have been in Prince George since 1958. Larry, one of six children was born in Winnipeg, Man. in 1938 and spent his early years on ...

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Club News, Dec. 15, 2018 - The Union of Grass Valley

Google News of the Day - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 6:57pm
Club News, Dec. 15, 2018  The Union of Grass Valley

The Union publishes Club News each Saturday. To share the latest from your western Nevada County club or organization, email

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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

ARRL - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 1:09pm

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

Please note that the December 14th edition of Audio News will be our last for this year. Audio News will resume on January 4, 2019.



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Things to Do | | Kennebunk Post - Mainely Media

Google News of the Day - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:20am
Things to Do | | Kennebunk Post  Mainely Media

The Post accepts calendar listings from nonprofit organizations. Submissions must be received 10 days prior to publication. Please email your listing to ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:33am

Our recent reporting week (December 6-12) had sunspots on five of the seven days, with an average daily sunspot number of 9.7, up from 2.3 in the previous seven days. Average daily solar flux rose from 68.9 to 70.7. Geomagnetic indices were moderate, with average daily planetary A index rising from 7 to 8, and mid-latitude A index increasing from 4.9 to 6.4.

Predicted solar flux over the next 45...

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Gearing up for the next invention convention - Milford Mirror

Google News of the Day - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 8:31am
Gearing up for the next invention convention  Milford Mirror

Arshaq Ahmed, who came in third in his category at the national level of the invention convention earlier this year, is pondering his next invention. Arsha.

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