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Ashford students speak with astronaut in International Space Station - WTNH.com (press release)

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WTNH.com (press release)

Ashford students speak with astronaut in International Space Station
WTNH.com (press release)
Members from the Eastern Connecticut Amateur Radio Club hooked up a ham radio with a computer program and a big antenna to make it possible. For two years, students have been learning about space and Monday one girl News 8 spoke with said that ...
Ashford students get opportunity to chat with astronautWFSB

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Ham radio training - Assesors rule change - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 3:30am

Ham radio training - Assesors rule change
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
WIA Director and Company Secretary Peter VK8ZZ reports on planned changes to the rules for amateur radio training assessors. The WIA Assessor Rules are currently being reviewed and updated by the WIA Board. The Board has permitted special ...

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CenturyLink helps Florida students talk to astronaut on International Space Station - The Boca Raton Tribune

Google News of the Day - Sat, 10/20/2018 - 8:44am

CenturyLink helps Florida students talk to astronaut on International Space Station
The Boca Raton Tribune
CenturyLink provided the antenna system for the radio, while members of the CenturyLink Ham Radio Club W0CTL and the Fort Myers Amateur Radio Club W4LX spent countless hours building and testing the radio equipment and software.

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Ham amateur radio operators ready to respond in Alaska - KTUU.com

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 11:23pm

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Ham amateur radio operators ready to respond in Alaska
KTUU.com
Don Bush says there are about 4,000 Ham radio operators in Alaska. Many of them, like him, are phasing out. "The members are getting pretty long in the tooth,” he said. “That's why we're so avid on getting new hams into the hobby." Bush is working to ...

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Fannin County Amateur Radio Club to meet Oct. 20 - North Texas e-News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 10:30am

Fannin County Amateur Radio Club to meet Oct. 20
North Texas e-News
The radio club promotes amateur radio throughout Fannin County and participates in many activities including the Fannin County Community Emergency Response Team. Anyone interested in “ham” radio is invited to visit, to learn how to become a “ham” and ...

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Ham radio volunteers needed in aftermath of Hurricane Michael - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/19/2018 - 3:43am

Ham radio volunteers needed in aftermath of Hurricane Michael
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
"During the first 24-48 hours after Michael made landfall, the only communications that were available in several of the impacted counties was through HF (high frequency) radio and amateur radio operators," said Scott Roberts KK4ECR, with the NFARR.

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Ham radio operators take action when disaster strikes - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 3:14am

Ham radio operators take action when disaster strikes
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
TV broadcaster KOLO 8 NewsNow reports amateur radio operators ready to help with natural disasters. When natural disasters hit, many people are left without a way to communicate to their loved ones, and that's when ham radio comes in handy.

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10 YEARS AGO ON OCTOBER 16: Re-enactors bring sight, sound of our history - Clay Center Dispatch

Google News of the Day - Tue, 10/16/2018 - 7:22am

Clay Center Dispatch

10 YEARS AGO ON OCTOBER 16: Re-enactors bring sight, sound of our history
Clay Center Dispatch
Jerry Callen and Keith Stewart will ride their high-wheeled bicycles along Main Street. The Clay Center Area Amateur Radio Society's ham radio operator's tent is also located along Main Street as are the "games of chance" including a corn dive for the ...

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Larry Bill Quiring - NRToday.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 10/15/2018 - 7:58pm

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Larry Bill Quiring
NRToday.com
Larry Quiring passed away peacefully on October 10, 2018, in Salem, OR, with family at his side. Larry was born in Wichita, Kansas, on July 5, 1940. A few months later Larry was adopted by William and Elouise Quiring in Wichita, Kansas. Larry had one ...

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Nassau County Amateur Radio Operators Aid Communications Following Hurricane Michael - Government Technology

Google News of the Day - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 5:33pm

Government Technology

Nassau County Amateur Radio Operators Aid Communications Following Hurricane Michael
Government Technology
Many are relying on volunteer Ham Radio operators utilizing the State Amateur Radio Network (SARnet) to relay information about structural damage, supply shortages and requests for assistance from the Panhandle to Northeast Florida. Those needs can be ...

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EMO worker tries to drum up enthusiasm for ham radio - CBC.ca

Google News of the Day - Sun, 10/14/2018 - 8:02am

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EMO worker tries to drum up enthusiasm for ham radio
CBC.ca
Johnson said there are a few steps to becoming a ham radio operator. "You need to study, take the test, once you pass it's a one-time cost," he said. "It's good for life." After that, it's just buying the equipment to use. Equipment for amateur radio ...

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Local ham radio operators helping with post hurricane communications - Gainesville Sun

Google News of the Day - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 5:13pm

Local ham radio operators helping with post hurricane communications
Gainesville Sun
Three Alachua County amateur radio operators will be assisting Red Cross staff at a mass care shelter facility in a Panama City school in the wake of Hurricane Michael. Gordon Gibby, secretary of the North Florida Amateur Radio Club, said the trio left ...

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HAM radio operators connect emergency teams and families stranded by Hurricane Michael - WKRN News 2

Google News of the Day - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 12:25pm

WKRN News 2

HAM radio operators connect emergency teams and families stranded by Hurricane Michael
WKRN News 2
CRYSTAL RIVER, Fla. (WFLA) - Anxious families who want to check on their relatives in the storm-ravaged Panhandle are having a tough time getting in touch with each other. Phone lines and cell phone service are out in some areas. Amateur Radio ...
Radio hams assist in Hurricane Michael aftermathSouthgate Amateur Radio Club

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Nassau County amateur radio operators aid communications following Hurricane Michael - The Florida Times-Union

Google News of the Day - Sat, 10/13/2018 - 11:28am

Nassau County amateur radio operators aid communications following Hurricane Michael
The Florida Times-Union
Many are relying on volunteer Ham Radio operators utilizing the State Amateur Radio Network (SARnet) to relay information about structural damage, supply shortages, and requests for assistance from the Panhandle to Northeast Florida. Those needs can ...

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Centralia Library to Host Ham Radio Workshop - Centralia Chronicle

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:48pm

Centralia Chronicle

Centralia Library to Host Ham Radio Workshop
Centralia Chronicle
Dick Morrison of the Lewis County Amateur Radio Emergency Service will discuss different uses for ham radios and how to get an amateur radio license needed to operate a ham radio. Communities throughout the Pacific Northwest, particularly rural ones, ...

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Students Join Ham Radio Enthusiasts in Deerfield - New Hampshire Public Radio

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:50pm

New Hampshire Public Radio

Students Join Ham Radio Enthusiasts in Deerfield
New Hampshire Public Radio
Ham radio and Morse code enthusiasts are gathering at the Deerfield Fairgrounds this weekend for the New England Amateur Radio Festival. The event has come to New Hampshrie for decades, but this year for the first time, a program called New England ...

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Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves - CBS42.com

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 4:38pm

CBS42.com

Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves
CBS42.com
Paulet is part of a network of ham radio operators providing logistical support for emergency crews without means of communicating. "We had requests for several pallets of fuel and water," he said, adding that at least one emergency operations center ...

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Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves - My Panhandle

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 8:00am

My Panhandle

Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves
My Panhandle
Paulet is part of a network of ham radio operators providing logistical support for emergency crews without means of communicating. "We had requests for several pallets of fuel and water," he said, adding that at least one emergency operations center ...

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CLUB CALENDAR - Youngstown Vindicator

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:48am

CLUB CALENDAR
Youngstown Vindicator
Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will host its HAM Radio Club meeting Tuesday at Davidson's Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Canfield, at 6 p.m. for dinner; meeting starts at 7. Guest speakers will be WRARC trustees and other board members ...

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