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Fox-1Cliff/AO-95 Receiver Suffers Apparent Failure

ARRL - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 2:21pm

The receiver on the newly launched Fox-1Cliff/AO-95 CubeSat seems to have suffered a receiver failure that could render the satellite unusable, AMSAT said over the weekend. Efforts continue by AMSAT Engineering to establish the cause of the problem and determine if a fix is possible. AMSAT Vice President-Engineering Jerry Buxton, N0JY, reported over the weekend that the issue cropped up during ...

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News from the ARRL Contest Branch

ARRL - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:37pm

The ARRL Contest Branch reports that preliminary results now are available for the 2018 ARRL November Sweepstakes CW and for the 2018 September VHF Contest. The Contest Branch reminds participants that logs for the 2018 ARRL 10-Meter Contest are due by 2359 UTC on December 16, and the 2018 ARRL EME Contest logs are due by 2359 UTC on December 25.

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WSJT-X 2.0 Full Release Now Available; FT8 Enthusiasts Urged to Upgrade Now

ARRL - Mon, 12/10/2018 - 1:30pm

The WSJT-X 2.0 software suite has been released, and developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, is urging FT8 and MSK144 users to upgrade to what will become the new standard, because the FT8 and MSK144 protocols have been enhanced in a way that is not backward compatible with older versions of the program. That includes any version 1.9 releases.

“The new protocols become the worldwide standards starting on De...

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"Cold Weather" Didn't Dampen The Christmas Spirit! - Wgnsradio

Google News of the Day - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 7:57pm
"Cold Weather" Didn't Dampen The Christmas Spirit!  Wgnsradio

Those attending the 2018 Murfreesboro/Rutherford County Christmas Parade enjoyed some very creative entries.

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Murfreesboro Christmas Parade Is "ON" As Scheduled! - Murfreesboro News and Radio - Wgnsradio

Google News of the Day - Sun, 12/09/2018 - 7:07am
Murfreesboro Christmas Parade Is "ON" As Scheduled! - Murfreesboro News and Radio  Wgnsradio

Yes, the parade is on! That's the official word--the weather model for this area calls for the rain to stop and it to be simply cold and dry. Bundle up, and join us for ...

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2018 QST Antenna Design Competition Winners Announced

ARRL - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 6:57pm
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ARRL Bill Leonard Audio Reporting Award Presented in New York City

ARRL - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 4:17pm

The 2017 ARRL Bill Leonard W2SKE Professional Media Award for Audio Reporting was presented in New York on December 6 to the producers and staff of the radio program “The Takeaway.” The program, a joint production of Public Radio International (PRI), WGBH, and WNYC, aired a number of stories about Amateur Radio’s role in supporting disaster relief agencies in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Mar...

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Attorney Jane Hinckley Halprin Named as FCC’s Administrative Law Judge

ARRL - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 3:49pm

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has announced that Jane Hinckley Halprin will serve as the agency’s Administrative Law Judge (ALJ). She succeeds Judge Richard Sippel, who retired on December 1.

“Jane has done tremendous work at the FCC, and I congratulate her on this new role,” Pai said. “The good judgment she displayed working on ethics issues at the agency for over a decade will serve her well as our A...

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ExseedSat Designated as VO-96

ARRL - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 1:26pm

At the request of Exseed Space, AMSAT has designated the 1U ExseedSat CubeSat, launched on December 3 on a Falcon 9 vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, as VUsat-OSCAR 96 (VO-96).

ExseedSat was built by a team of Indian radio amateurs, including Ashhar Farhan, VU2ESE; George Phillips, VU2GT; Gurudatta Panda, VU3GDP; Sasi Bhushan, VU3ELR, and Nitin Muttin, VU3TYG. Initial telemet...

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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

ARRL - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:39pm

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 January Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!

ARRL - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 12:10pm
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Ham radio session on Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs - Marquette Mining Journal

Google News of the Day - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 11:47am
Ham radio session on Saturday | News, Sports, Jobs  Marquette Mining Journal

NEGAUNEE — Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association will be hosting a licensing test session for those interested in obtaining an amateur radio license on ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 9:39am

After nine days with no sunspots, sunspot group 2729 emerged on December 5. The sunspot number on that date was 16. Average daily solar flux for the week was 68.9, unchanged from last week. On Thursday, December 6 the appearance of 2729 continued, with a sunspot number of 17 and the sunspot area increasing from 30 to 50 millionths of a solar hemisphere.

Average daily planetary A index rose from ...

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ARRL 2018 Philip J. McGan Award Presented

ARRL - Fri, 12/07/2018 - 8:00am
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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 8:00am
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Meet the Start up That Launched India’s 1st Private Satellite, via Elon Musk! - The Better India

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 6:49am
Meet the Start up That Launched India’s 1st Private Satellite, via Elon Musk!  The Better India

Kris Nair, Asshar Farhan, the founders of Exseed space innovations launched India's 1st privately owned satellite on Elon Musk-led SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket.

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Meet the Start up That Launched India’s 1st Private Satellite, via Elon Musk! - The Better India

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 6:49am
Meet the Start up That Launched India’s 1st Private Satellite, via Elon Musk!  The Better India

Kris Nair, Asshar Farhan, the founders of Exseed space innovations launched India's 1st privately owned satellite on Elon Musk-led SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket.

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Meet the Start up That Launched India’s 1st Private Satellite, via Elon Musk! - The Better India

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 6:49am
Meet the Start up That Launched India’s 1st Private Satellite, via Elon Musk!  The Better India

Kris Nair, Asshar Farhan, the founders of Exseed space innovations launched India's 1st privately owned satellite on Elon Musk-led SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket.

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Meet the Start up That Launched India’s 1st Private Satellite, via Elon Musk! - The Better India

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 6:49am
Meet the Start up That Launched India’s 1st Private Satellite, via Elon Musk!  The Better India

Kris Nair, Asshar Farhan, the founders of Exseed space innovations launched India's 1st privately owned satellite on Elon Musk-led SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket.

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Coming up at the Renaissance Academy - Florida Weekly

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:07am
Coming up at the Renaissance Academy  Florida Weekly

The Renaissance Academy of FGCU offers lifelong learning classes to enrich life experiences at any age. The following sessions will be held at Herald Court.

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