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ARRL to Sponsor 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Webinar

ARRL - 1 hour 59 min ago

The ARRL will sponsor a 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Webinar on Monday, July 17, at 8 PM ET (0000 UTC on Tuesday, July 18). The approximately 90-minute session will address the role of Amateur Radio during the 2017 Hurricane Season. Anyone interested in hurricane preparedness and response is invited to take part in this online presentation.

Topics will include a meteorological overview of the ...

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Sacramento Valley Section Official Observer Coordinator Norm Lucas, WB6RVR, SK

ARRL - 6 hours 15 min ago

Sacramento Valley Section Official Observer Coordinator (OOC) Norm Lucas, WB6RVR, died on June 19, after suffering an apparent heart attack. He was 67. Lucas had been an OO since 1989 and OOC since 2003.

Licensed in 1964, Lucas was a past president of the Northern Amateur Relay Council of California (NARCC) and actively lobbied for the revision of California’s distracted driving bill. He was a ...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - 8 hours 35 min ago

“Generators” is the topic of the new (June 22) 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 Doctor himself, Joel ...

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ARISS Commemorative SSTV Activity Planned for Mid-July

ARRL - 8 hours 43 min ago

To commemorate its 20th anniversary, ARISS is planning to transmit a set of 12 slow-scan television (SSTV) images that capture the accomplishments of ARISS over the years. SSTV transmissions from the International Space Station will take place on 145.800 MHz FM around the July 15-16 weekend.

“We are planning for at least a 2-day operation, but are working for a potentially longer operation,” AR...

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12 fun things to do with your family this weekend in St. Tammany - starting today - NOLA.com

Google News of the Day - 10 hours 32 min ago

NOLA.com

12 fun things to do with your family this weekend in St. Tammany - starting today
NOLA.com
This year's Field Day will be from mid to late afternoon on Saturday through midday Sunday at 19048 L'Esperance Drive in Covington, Ham radio operators will attempt to make contact with as many other amateur radio operators as possible. Field Day is an ...

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Amateur radio enthusiasts hit the airways this weekend - InfoTel News Ltd

Google News of the Day - 17 hours 34 min ago

Amateur radio enthusiasts hit the airways this weekend
InfoTel News Ltd
Cell phones and landlines need infrastructure but with HAM radio, all that's needed to relay messages is a transceiver, cable, an antenna and a power supply. In this emergency preparedness field day, HAMs across Canada and the USA want to make contact ...

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Five things to know about Saturday's amateur radio event in Riverton - The State Journal-Register

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:08pm

Five things to know about Saturday's amateur radio event in Riverton
The State Journal-Register
The Sangamon Valley Radio Club will be at the event talking to other ham radio operators across the country. People can get a close-up look at the radio equipment and also see displays from other groups including the Springfield Makers, the Riverton ...

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5 Things to Do This Weekend - Gaston Gazette

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 5:49pm

Gaston Gazette

5 Things to Do This Weekend
Gaston Gazette
Each year, local folks participate in a national Field Day – a drill of sorts – staying on the air for 24 hours, swapping messages with other ham radio operators across the nation. Participating locally will be the Amateur Radio Emergency Services ...

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Federal Way Amateur Radio Club invites community to Ham Radio Field Day - Federal Way Mirror

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 3:27pm

Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way Amateur Radio Club invites community to Ham Radio Field Day
Federal Way Mirror
On June 24, 2017 the Federal Way Amateur Radio Club will participate in Ham Radio Field Day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the LDS church, 841 S. 308th St., Federal Way. The club members will use portable emergency radio “Go-Kits” owned by the club ...
Experience amateur radio in Edmond on Saturday and SundayNewsOK.com
'Amateur Radio Field Day' set for SaturdayGallipolis Daily Tribune
Ham radio operators to practice this weekend at Poet's SeatThe Recorder
Norwalk Plus Magazine -Bonner County Daily Bee -Petoskey News-Review
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Rutland County amateur (ham) radio operators hold field day open house - Mountaintimes

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 3:26pm

Mountaintimes

Rutland County amateur (ham) radio operators hold field day open house
Mountaintimes
Saturday, June 24, 2 p.m.—RUTLAND—Rutland County amateur radio operators will be taking part in a worldwide radio communications drill known as Field Day, Saturday, June 24 at 2 p.m. through Sunday, June 25 at 2 p.m., around the clock, in Rutland ...

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FCC Chairman to Appoint New Enforcement Bureau Chief

ARRL - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 1:46pm

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced that he intends to appoint Rosemary C. Harold to serve as chief of the Enforcement Bureau. Michael Carowitz, who has been serving as acting bureau chief, will become the Bureau’s deputy chief. Harold is an attorney with experience within the FCC agency and in private practice; she’s also a former journalist.

“This agency has a critical role to play in enforci...

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Ham radio field day Saturday and Sunday - Times Daily

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:01am

Ham radio field day Saturday and Sunday
Times Daily
MUSCLE SHOALS — The Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the annual field day exercise June 24-25 at Gattman Park in Muscle Shoals. According to organizers, the field day event is an effort to demonstrate a ham radio operator's ...

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Experience amateur radio in Edmond on Saturday and Sunday - NewsOK.com

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:02am

NewsOK.com

Experience amateur radio in Edmond on Saturday and Sunday
NewsOK.com
EDMOND — There is a fine line between hobby and obsession for Edmond Amateur Radio Society members. Clay Mayrose, a member of the society, often referred to as EARS, said his love of amateur radio, also known as ham radio, started at a young age.
Area ham operators to host radio 'field day'Petoskey News-Review
Local radio club to participate in Amateur Radio "Field Day"kcentv.com
Ham radio operators to hold field day Sat.Marietta Times
Gaston Gazette -Press & Sun-Bulletin -Point Pleasant Register
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Local community things to know and do for the Whittier area for June 21, 2017 - The Whittier Daily News

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 11:46pm

Local community things to know and do for the Whittier area for June 21, 2017
The Whittier Daily News
In coordination with the American and Canadian Radio Relay Leagues, the Rio Hondo Amateur Radio Club will operate amateur (ham) radio for 24 hours non-stop from the lawn in front of Whittier City Hall, 13230 Penn Street. The event will begin at 11 a.m. ...

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Computer Logging Specifically for ARRL Field Day

ARRL - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 3:21pm

ARRL Field Day is upon us! If you’re still in the dark about how to use the logging software that your club or group will employ this weekend, these videos may help. For those logging with the popular N3FJP Amateur Radio Software, developer Scott Davis, N3FJP has posted an 11-minute Quick Start video that should be sufficient to get you going.

If your group is using N1MM Logger+, then check out...

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13 Colonies Special Event Returns July 1-7

ARRL - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 11:56am
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2017 Candidates for the AMSAT-NA Board of Directors Announced:

ARRL - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:24am

Jerry Buxton, N0JY; Clayton Coleman, W5PFG; Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA; Peter Portanova, W2JV, and Paul Stoetzer, N8HM, have been nominated to serve on the AMSAT-NA Board of Directors. Ballots will go out in mid-July to AMSAT-NA members, and candidate statements will accompany them. The top four vote-getters will be elected to the Board, with an alternate chosen based on the next highest number of...

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W1AW Announces Field Day Bulletin Schedule

ARRL - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 10:17am

Maxim Memorial Station W1AW at ARRL Headquarters has announced its Field Day 2017 bulletin schedule. The Maritime Radio Historical Society station K6KPH will transmit the W1AW Field Day 2017 bulletin for the benefit of West Coast stations.

Friday, June 23

Mode

Pacific

Mountain

Central

Eastern

UTC

CW

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

0000 (Sat)

Digital

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

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INSPIRE-2 Ground Controllers Turn to Amateur Radio, Rescue Stalled Satellite

ARRL - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 3:29pm

Amateur Radio came to the rescue of the INSPIRE-2 CubeSat, built by the University of Sydney in collaboration with the Australian National University, and the University of New South Wales. According to Wireless Institute of Australia (WIA), the CubeSat is designed to “explore the lower thermosphere, for re-entry research and in-orbit demonstration of technologies and miniaturized sensors” and ...

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