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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 2:47pm

“Coping with Poor HF Conditions” is the topic of the new (May 24) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Do...

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ABOUT TOWN - The Galt Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 2:49pm

The Galt Herald

ABOUT TOWN
The Galt Herald
Amateur Radio, or Ham Radio, is a hobby and service that brings people, electronics and communications together. Their kids day is designed to promote Ham Radio and give kids on-the-air experience to talk to other operators and learn about Morse Code.

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ARRL White Paper Provides Context for Recommended Governance Changes

ARRL - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 2:35pm

ARRL has released a “white paper” that provides some context to explain proposed alterations to the Articles Of Association and By Laws that the Executive Committee (EC) of the Board of Directors recommended for full Board passage at its April 21 meeting. Study continues of the so-called “Code of Conduct” for Board members, known officially as the ARRL Policy on Board Governance and Conduct of ...

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Amateur Radio Transponders on Planned Chinese Satellites to Include HF

ARRL - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:01am

China’s Amateur Radio Satellite organization, CAMSAT, has released some details of three new Amateur Radio satellites that could be launched as early as September. Two of the satellites, CAS-5A and CAS-6, will carry transponders, and one of them will have HF capability.

CAS-5A is a 6U CubeSat. It will an HF/HF (21/29 MHz) mode linear transponder; an HF/UHF (21/435 MHz) mode linear transponder; ...

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New Section Managers Elected in Five ARRL Sections

ARRL - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:00am

Five new ARRL Section Managers have been declared elected to begin their first terms of office on July 1. Section Manager (SM) election ballots were counted in the Indiana and Northern Florida Sections on May 22 at ARRL Headquarters. Other candidates faced no opposition during the spring election cycle.

In Indiana, James “Jimmy” Merry, KC9RPX, of Ellettsville, was declared elected in a very clos...

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'I'm a nerd, I know what I'm doing' - Post-Bulletin

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 9:05am

Post-Bulletin

'I'm a nerd, I know what I'm doing'
Post-Bulletin
A Rochester man could face fines if he doesn't submit plans for a building permit and ask for a zoning variance for his amateur radio tower. City officials say Dan ... “It's not our intent to stop him from being a ham radio operator,” said Johnson ...

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Bulletin Board - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:00pm

Bulletin Board
Curry Coastal Pilot
Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3411. Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets for coffee and to discuss ham radio at 8 a.m. at Dee-Ann's Tea Room Cafe, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.

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Latham ham radio family at Hamvention - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:57am

Latham ham radio family at Hamvention
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The Xenia Gazette reports if you're a member of the Latham Family from Greencastle, Penn., operating amateur radio is almost a given. Six of the seven children have licenses, including 10-year-old Aaron KM4LEJ. He's been licensed for two years and ...

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Ham kids build, learn tech skills - Fairborn Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:11pm

Fairborn Daily Herald

Ham kids build, learn tech skills
Fairborn Daily Herald
The amateur radio convention's Youth Tech area, sponsored by Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA), provided a space for youth ages 9-18 to build their own technology kits. ... He said he got his license after his neighbor introduced him to ham radio.

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Ham kids build, learn tech skills - Xenia Gazette

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:05pm

Xenia Gazette

Ham kids build, learn tech skills
Xenia Gazette
The amateur radio convention's Youth Tech area, sponsored by Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA), provided a space for youth ages 9-18 to build their own technology kits. ... He said he got his license after his neighbor introduced him to ham radio.

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ARRL Business Services Manager Debra Jahnke, K1DAJ, SK

ARRL - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:24am

ARRL Business Services Manager Deb Jahnke, K1DAJ, of Colchester, Connecticut, died on May 17 after a lengthy illness. She was 66 and had been on the ARRL Headquarters staff for nearly 40 years, starting as a file clerk. She went on to serve as Deputy Circulation Manager, Circulation Manager, Publication Sales and Warehouse Manager, and as Business Services Manager (including Advertising). She m...

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Well-known volunteer lends his ham radio skills to Sumter - The Villages Daily Sun

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 7:12am

The Villages Daily Sun

Well-known volunteer lends his ham radio skills to Sumter
The Villages Daily Sun
Some 40 years later, when Lloyd was living in Canton, Georgia, he became an Amateur Radio Emergency Service coordinator for Cherokee County, thanks to a couple of members recruiting him. “I volunteered without knowing what I was volunteering for,” ...

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Ham radio exam held in Xi'an - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 4:32am

Ham radio exam held in Xi'an
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The Chinese Amateur Radio Club (CRAC) organised the first Class C exam in Xi'an, capital of Shaanxi province, on May 12, 2018. 56 candidates took the exam and 35 passed. Class C is the highest license class permitting up to 1 kW output on frequencies ...

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Hamvention 2018 - Sunday Roundup

ARRL - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 8:19pm

Hamvention 2018 is history. It was a rain-plagued event . . . until today. On Sunday, the Sun burst forth and the bargain hunters flocked to the Xenia Fairgrounds. A number of exhibitors commented that it was the largest Hamvention Sunday attendance that they had seen in a long time.

This Hamvention may also be remembered for the number of new products that debuted at the show. In addition to th...

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Women are in radio, too - Fairborn Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 4:03pm

Fairborn Daily Herald

Women are in radio, too
Fairborn Daily Herald
The YLRL was founded in 1939 and, as Manna says, supports women in amateur radio around the world. “Women are getting involved in all aspects of the field — technology, robotics, digital media, ... “I've traveled to places I never would have gone or ...

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Sutton, Douglas L. 1935-2018 - News-Press Now

Google News of the Day - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 3:30pm

News-Press Now

Sutton, Douglas L. 1935-2018
News-Press Now
He enjoyed motorcycle riding, photography, computers and HAM Radio. Doug was a Mason and a member of Missouri Valley Amateur Radio Club. He was preceded in death by: his parents; brother, Carl Sutton; and sister, Vivian Gust. Survivors include: ...

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Study of ham radio in Sweden - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 4:02am

Study of ham radio in Sweden
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The report notes that 1,862 amateur radio certificates have been issued since April 2004 and 10,512 were issued prior to that. Amateur radio in Sweden was deregulated in 2004 and there is no renewal required. It is unclear how, if at all, deaths can be ...

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CQ Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

ARRL - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 10:01pm

CQ Magazine has announced the 2018 inductees to its Amateur Radio, DX, and Contest halls of fame.

The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame added 11 new members for 2018, bringing to 321 the total number of inductees since its establishment in 2001. The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame honors individuals who have made significant contributions to Amateur Radio as well as radio amateurs who have made signif...

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Hamvention 2018 - Saturday Roundup

ARRL - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 8:24pm

As with most Dayton Hamventions, Saturday was the big day. The crowds were large with streams of people moving from building to building. The rain showers persisted, accompanied by an afternoon thunderstorm, but the wet episodes were relatively brief. Most attendees had come prepared with everything from umbrellas to rain ponchos.

Hamvention’s attempts to mitigate last year’s mud issues in the f...

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