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Ohio ARES Provides “Situational Awareness” During January Blizzard

ARRL - 5 hours 36 min ago

Ohio ARES members stared down “Snowmageddon” 2019, the mid-January blizzard that blanketed the lower Great Lakes region. Based on ominous forecasts and discussion with Assistant SECs across the state, Section Manager Scott Yonally, N8SY, and the Ohio Watch Office, SEC Stan Broadway, N8BHL, asked ARES operators to provide observations and reports to assist decision makers at the Ohio Emergency O...

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XR0ZRC Update from Robinson Crusoe Island

ARRL - 5 hours 55 min ago

The XR0ZRC DXpedition team on Robinson Crusoe Island (Juan Fernandez Islands) reports that a very slow internet connection has hampered its ability to upload logs. Operators report that severe local noise on the low bands is making reception difficult.

“The team is looking for another QTH for the low-band position,” an announcement on the group’s website said. “Some of the equipment that came fr...

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So Now What?

ARRL - 8 hours 49 min ago

“The New Ham Radio Starter Pack” is the focus of the new (March 21) episode of the “So Now What?“ podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers. If you’re a newly licensed Amateur Radio operator, chances are you have lots of questions. This biweekly podcast has answers! “So Now What?” offers insights from those who’ve been just where you are now. New episodes will be posted every other Thursday, alternat...

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Google News of the Day - 18 hours 1 min ago

The Amazing Health Benefitsof Sleep10 a.m.-noon Friday, March 22Fee: $20Instructor: Annette Franks In this class we will explore the natural cycles of the ...

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Empowering Communities, Strengthening Dominica's Emergency Telecommunications Network - Dominica - ReliefWeb

Google News of the Day - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 6:20pm
Empowering Communities, Strengthening Dominica's Emergency Telecommunications Network - Dominica  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Dominica about Disaster Management, Logistics and Telecommunications, Tropical Cyclone and more; published on 20 ...

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FCC Adopts New Rules for Spectrum above 95 GHz in Branded “Spectrum Horizons” Initiative

ARRL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 4:44pm

The FCC has adopted new rules to encourage development of new communication technologies and expedite the deployment of new services above 95 GHz. The action was the latest move in the Commission’s “Spectrum Horizons” branded initiative.


“This spectrum has long been considered the outermost horizon of the usable spectrum range, but rapid advancements in radio technology have made these bands es...

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Canadian Amateur Radio Interference Case Adjudicated

ARRL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 2:25pm

Interference from what ISED, Canada’s telecommunications regulator, called an individual “operating an Amateur Radio station without proper authorization and was known to insult, threaten and impersonate other Amateur operators” has been adjudicated. The case resulted in a petition, which attracted 1,135 signatures, being presented to the House of Commons on January 30, and the Government of Ca...

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Changes in March 23 West Coast Qualifying Run from K6KPH

ARRL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:37am
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FCC Cites Amateur Service Rule Violations in Unlicensed Broadcasting Case

ARRL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:31am

An FCC Enforcement Bureau Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NoUO) issued last fall to a California Technician-class licensee for alleged unlicensed FM broadcasting on 95.7 MHz now has been upgraded to a Notice of Violation (NoV) that cites violations of the Part 97 Amateur Service rules. The March 15 NoV sent to Daryl Thomas, KE6MWS, of Carmichael, also specifically acknowledges Thomas as an Amat...

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Radio Amateurs Aid Isolated Settler in Chile

ARRL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:24am
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HAARP Gearing Up for its Spring Research Campaign

ARRL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:19am
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FCC Seeks Electronics Engineer for Dallas, Texas, Area

ARRL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:14am
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Amateur Radio Becoming More Expensive in Tunisia

ARRL - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:12am
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Drop by the New Providence Library for New Jersey Makers Day on Saturday, March 23 - TAPinto.net

Google News of the Day - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 6:10am
Drop by the New Providence Library for New Jersey Makers Day on Saturday, March 23  TAPinto.net

The maker movement in the United States isn't just a hobby; it's having a significant impact on school curriculum development and growing local economies.

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Calendar for March 19, 2019 | Lifestyles - Moultrie Observer

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 4:31pm
Calendar for March 19, 2019 | Lifestyles  Moultrie Observer

Amateur radio. If you've ever wondered what it is or how to get involved with “ham radio,” Robbie Pitts, W1RCP, will be at the Moultrie Library on Tuesday, March ...

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Hans Zimmermann, HB9AQS/F5VKP, Receives IARU Diamond Award

ARRL - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 3:53pm

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Administrative Council has recognized Hans Zimmermann, HB9AQS/F5VKP, for his success over many years in raising the visibility at international forums for Amateur Radio’s role in providing disaster-relief communication. A presentation took place on February 20 in Geneva.

While at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, ...

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