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Statewide exercise prepares volunteers to use ham radios encase of emergency - webcenter11

Google News of the Day - 13 hours 41 min ago
Statewide exercise prepares volunteers to use ham radios encase of emergency  webcenter11

A disaster strikes Alaska. The internet is down and phones are silent. The question then becomes, how does information get out? According to these experts, ...

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Database of ham radio stations in Japan - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 3:48am
Database of ham radio stations in Japan  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

JJ1WTL's English language License Data Search enables you to look up the license details of over 421000 Amateur Radio stations in Japan.

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AMSAT Announces 2019 Board of Directors Election Results

ARRL - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 5:09pm

As a result of the 2019 AMSAT Board of Directors election, Jerry Buxton, N0JY; Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA; Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK; and Michelle Thompson, W5NYV, were elected by the AMSAT membership to serve for 2 years. The First Alternate is Brennan Price, N4QX. The Second Alternate is Howie Defelice, AB2S. Both will serve 1-year terms.

Total number of votes cast was 1,052 (892 electronic plus 1...

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#Hugo30: Live updates from the storm of ’89 - The State

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 4:41pm
#Hugo30: Live updates from the storm of ’89  The State

In September 1989, Hurricane Hugo hit the Caribbean and Puerto Rico, then made a fateful approach to the coast of SC. Follow live updates from The State on ...

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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

ARRL - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 12:43pm

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

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 9:27am

No sunspots this week, and as of Wednesday we’ve seen 15 spotless days in a row. This is the solar minimum. The current Solar Cycle (24) is expected to end by the end of this calendar year.

Average daily solar flux declined from 69.4 to 68.1. Average daily planetary A index declined slightly from 8.9 to 8.3, but average daily mid-latitude A index rose from 7.7 to 8.

Predicted solar flux is 68 on ...

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Antuino featured on Hackaday - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 3:59am
Antuino featured on Hackaday  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Danie Conradie writes on Hackaday about the Antuino, a compact Radio Lab for antennas and radio circuits.

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ARISS school contact planned for Boulder, CO, USA - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/20/2019 - 3:59am
ARISS school contact planned for Boulder, CO, USA  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

International Space Station school contact has been planned for Nick Hague KG5TMV with participants at University of Colorado Amateur Radio Club, Boulder, ...

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Arduino microprocessors, Raspberry Pi's and Ham Radio | Calendar - The Beach Reporter

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 6:49pm
Arduino microprocessors, Raspberry Pi's and Ham Radio | Calendar  The Beach Reporter

The South Bay ARC will be sponsoring a lecture about “Arduino microprocessors and Raspberry Pi's” for use with amateur radio applications. The list of ...

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Ad Hoc Legislative Advocacy Committee to Meet with Lawmakers

ARRL - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 4:10pm

ARRL’s Ad Hoc Legislative Advisory Committee will meet with several members of Congress later this month in Washington to introduce new Committee members, reacquaint the lawmakers with Amateur Radio’s most-pressing issues, seek their input on the best ways to achieve ARRL’s objectives in Congress, and request their continuing support. Committee members have completed a comprehensive analysis of...

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ARRL Seeking Emergency Management Director

ARRL - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 3:28pm

ARRL is seeking an emergency management director to oversee a team responsible for supporting ARRL emergency communication programs and services, including the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) and National Traffic System (NTS), and to work with staff to develop standards, protocols, and processes designed to support the Field Organization. This is a full-time, exempt position at ARRL Hea...

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ARRL Headquarters Temporarily Closed

ARRL - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:04am

ARRL Headquarters will be temporarily closed today from 1530 UTC (11:30 AM EDST) to 1800 UTC (2 PM EDST) for a staff appreciation picnic and Headquarters FM Sprint contest. No online services will be affected by this closure.

 

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Brian Machesney K1LI/J75Y Wins the September QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 10:25am

The winning article for the September 2019 QST Cover Plaque award is “A Slightly Off-Center-Fed Dipole” by Brian Machesney K1LI/J75Y.

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 October issue today.

 

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So Now What? Podcast

ARRL - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 8:00am

“Demystifying the Language of Morse Code” will be the focus of the new (September 19) 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 Thur...

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Bear Creek Twp Man Bouncing Communication off the Moon - Talk Radio 1210 WPHT

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 6:08am
Bear Creek Twp Man Bouncing Communication off the Moon  Talk Radio 1210 WPHT

A man in Bear Creek Township is going to new heights to talk to other amateur radio operators around the world. Herb Krumich and friends from the Murgas ...

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Ham radio operators prepare to help if Imelda disrupts traditional communication channels - KLTV

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 4:07pm
Ham radio operators prepare to help if Imelda disrupts traditional communication channels  KLTV

On Wednesday morning, the East Texas Emergency Communications *Service* in Smith County linked their repeater system into the state's operations center in ...

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Ham radio operators prepare to help if Imelda disrupts traditional communication channels - KLTV

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 4:07pm
Ham radio operators prepare to help if Imelda disrupts traditional communication channels  KLTV

On Wednesday morning, the East Texas Emergency Communications *Service* in Smith County linked their repeater system into the state's operations center in ...

Categories: amateur radio, ARRL

Ham radio operators prepare to help if Imelda disrupts traditional communication channels - KLTV

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 4:07pm
Ham radio operators prepare to help if Imelda disrupts traditional communication channels  KLTV

On Wednesday morning, the East Texas Emergency Communications *Service* in Smith County linked their repeater system into the state's operations center in ...

Categories: amateur radio, ARRL

Ham radio operators prepare to help if Imelda disrupts traditional communication channels - KLTV

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 4:07pm
Ham radio operators prepare to help if Imelda disrupts traditional communication channels  KLTV

On Wednesday morning, the East Texas Emergency Communications *Service* in Smith County linked their repeater system into the state's operations center in ...

Categories: amateur radio, ARRL
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