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Amateur Radio Club To Offer Class Beginning March 5 - Oswego Daily News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 7:21am

Amateur Radio Club To Offer Class Beginning March 5
Oswego Daily News
FULTON – Starting on March 5, the Fulton Amateur Radio Club will host a 10-week course designed for Technician Class licensees who are interested in obtaining their General Class Amateur (Ham) Radio license. The class will meet on Mondays at 6:30 p.m ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 02/23/2018 - 7:11am

Average daily sunspot number dropped from 24 during the previous seven days, to 5.6 in the current reporting week, February 15-21. That average is so low because no sunspots have been seen since February 17, and no new sunspot regions were observed since February 4. Average daily solar flux dropped to 70.1 in the current period from 77.4 in the previous week.

 

Based on the latest 45-day predicti...

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AWS offering Medical Fostering class - Seacoastonline.com

Google News of the Day - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:07pm

AWS offering Medical Fostering class
Seacoastonline.com
The first class in the Animal Welfare Society's Foster Family Educational Series is Saturday, Feb. 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at AWS on Holland Road in Kennebunk. Taught by the AWS Community Veterinary Clinic's April Morin, LVT, this class on ...

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JOTA 2018 Patches to be Available this Summer

ARRL - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 2:40pm

The patch design for the US Jamboree on the Air 2018 (JOTA) has been selected by the National Radio Scouting Committee. BSA Supply expects to have patches available this summer.

National JOTA Coordinator Jim Wilson, K5ND, said it’s never too early to begin planning for JOTA, and quite a bit of information to help in planning is available, including JOTA Countdown, JOTA Station Planning, and JOTA...

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Still Time to Sign Up for Dayton Contest University

ARRL - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 2:12pm
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IARU Region 3 Disaster Communications Committee Chair Jim Linton, VK3PC, SK

ARRL - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 2:04pm

The chair of the International Amateur Radio Union Region 3 Disaster Communications Committee, Jim Linton, VK3PC, of Forest Hill, Victoria, Australia, died on February 22 of thyroid cancer.For many years, Linton was a consistent and reliable source of news and information regarding Amateur Radio disaster response activities in IARU Region 3 and was a regular contributor to Southgate Amateur Rad...

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Looking Back: Radio Shack soared, with several stores in Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Google News of the Day - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 12:26pm

Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Looking Back: Radio Shack soared, with several stores in Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls Argus Leader
The first Radio Shack store came into existence in Boston in 1921. It was established by Theodore and Milton Deutschmann as a retail outlet for amateur or ham radio enthusiasts. The company was named after the structures aboard ships that held all the ...

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2018 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure Heading for Curacao

ARRL - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:53am

The 2018 Dave Kalter Memorial Youth DX Adventure (YDXA) destination this summer will be the PJ2T contest station site in Curacao. During the week of July 19-24, three young radio amateurs between 12 and 17, accompanied by a parent or legal guardian (no license required), will make the trip. All travelers must have a valid passport and reside in the US.

“We are excited to announce that through th...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 9:00am

“Vacuum Tubes” is the topic of the current (February 15) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn! More than a half-million downloads since its debut in April 2016 attest to the podcast’s popularity.

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 wh...

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Umtamvuna Views: Media killed the ham radio star… - South Coast Herald

Google News of the Day - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 5:18am

South Coast Herald

Umtamvuna Views: Media killed the ham radio star…
South Coast Herald
There are still some HAM radio operators around who get great pleasure from communicating the old fashioned way… radio waves! Field day. About ten members of the Hibiscus Coast Amateur Radio Club held a field day exercise in the Umtamvuna Nature ...

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City eases up on amateur radio restrictions - Ontario Argus Observer

Google News of the Day - Thu, 02/22/2018 - 3:24am

City eases up on amateur radio restrictions
Ontario Argus Observer
The city's latest ordinance regulating the placement and height of “personal wireless facilities, spires, poles, antennas, steeples, towers, and other such structures” is essentially a slightly reduced version of an ordinance passed a year ago. The new ...

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Community news - Chicago Tribune

Google News of the Day - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 1:00pm

Community news
Chicago Tribune
The Lake County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring a free Ham Radio License class that will meet once a week from 6:30-8 p.m. beginning Thursday through April 12 at Lake County Public Library, 1919 W. 81st Ave., Merrillville. The license test will be at ...

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Bouvet 3Y0Z Team Presents South African Club with Signed Banner

ARRL - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:52am

The 3Y0Z Bouvet Island team got a warm welcome back to terra firma on February 17 upon arrival at Cape Town, South Africa, following their return voyage from Bouvet Island.

The 3Y0Z DXpedition had to be called off due to adverse weather while the team was sailing within view of the subantarctic island, which is #2 on the Club Log DXCC Most-Wanted List. The team’s vessel Betanzos also suffered a...

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Bulletin Board; - The Curry Coastal Pilot - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:52am

Bulletin Board; - The Curry Coastal Pilot
Curry Coastal Pilot
Wednesday, Feb. 21 Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce is holding an Azalea Festival organizational meeting at 5 p.m. at the Goodwill store, 890 Chetco Ave., Brookings. Soroptimist International of Brookings holds a program meeting at noon at Blue ...

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Emergency Communications in Rural Maine- Part Two - WABI

Google News of the Day - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 5:30pm

WABI

Emergency Communications in Rural Maine- Part Two
WABI
Ham radio is made up of amateur radio operators. While we may think enhancements in digital technology have rendered their service obsolete, their knowledge and skill set remain as important as ever. "Radio operators tend to be a little more technical ...

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Louisiana Elects New Section Manager

ARRL - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 4:49pm

ARRL members in Louisiana have elected John Mark Robertson, K5JMR, as Section Manager for the next 2-year term of office that starts on April 1. Robertson, of Bossier City, outpolled incumbent Section Manager Scott Wren, KD5DFL, 341 to 148 votes. Wren, of Pineville, has served as SM since April 2016. Ballots were counted and verified at ARRL Headquarters on Tuesday, February 20. This was the on...

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Cottage Grove Sentinel | Bret Munk - Cottage Grove Sentinel

Google News of the Day - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 2:43pm

Cottage Grove Sentinel | Bret Munk
Cottage Grove Sentinel
Bret Aaron Munk, 47 of Cottage Grove, OR lost a long battle to depression on Feb. 11, 2018. Bret was born on Nov. 10, 1970 in Austin, TX to Ted and Linda (Mason) Munk. He graduated from high school and attended the American College of Sports Medicine ...

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Brownsburg, Indiana, Hamfest Changes Location

ARRL - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 2:39pm

The Brownsburg, Indiana, Hamfest sponsored by the Hendricks County Amateur Radio Society (HCARS) and scheduled for Saturday, February 24, has changed its location to Avon United Methodist Church, 6850 E. US Highway 36, Avon, Indiana. Set-up times remain the same.

The hamfest will be open to the public from 9 AM until 2 PM Central Time. Admission is $5, and parking is plentiful.

Talk-in is availab...

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