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Berthoud High students go 'ham' with amateur radio competition - Loveland Reporter-Herald

Google News of the Day - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 5:00pm

Berthoud High students go 'ham' with amateur radio competition
Loveland Reporter-Herald
Berthoud High School — also known by its call sign W0BHS — is in its first year taking part in the competition, which challenges amateur radio clubs at schools around the nation to make as many radio contacts as they can within 24 hours. Amateur ...

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Ham radio society looks to add millennials - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 02/18/2018 - 2:59am

Ham radio society looks to add millennials
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
News Channel 6 TV reports Wichita Falls Amateur Radio Society consists mostly of people over age 40. So, they are making an effort to get young people involved. Even though they're struggling to get young people to join, families are playing a part in ...

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Students to use ham radio to link to ISS - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 4:15am

Students to use ham radio to link to ISS
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
... Brem K3YV, a retired electrical engineer, was the one who floated the original idea to Guizar in the hopes of steering students toward jobs in the sciences. “We're planting the seeds here today and who knows what wonderful careers will be inspired ...

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The American Legion's 99th Birthday to be Celebrated: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sat, 02/17/2018 - 12:14am

The American Legion's 99th Birthday to be Celebrated:
eHam.net
Ham radio operators wishing to contact Special Event Station K9TAL should tune to 40 meters, 7.225 MHz; or to 20 meters, 14.275 MHz; or to 2 meters, K9DC 147.315 repeater at Indianapolis; or to IRLP Reflector 9735; or, to the EchoLink *CROSSRDS ...

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Kids museum has extra programs, hours this weekend - Terre Haute Tribune Star

Google News of the Day - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 2:24pm

Kids museum has extra programs, hours this weekend
Terre Haute Tribune Star
Association members will show how families can learn together to harness radio waves for hours of fun -- and potentially as a career. demonstrate the exciting world of HAM Radio. On Sunday, the museum will be open from noon to 5 p.m., and the Amateur ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 9:56am

Solar activity increased over the last reporting week (February 8-14). Average daily sunspot number rose from 10.3 to 24, while average daily solar flux increased from 72.5 to 77.4. Geomagnetic indicators were quiet, with average planetary A index changing from 4.4 to 4.1, and average mid-latitude A index going from 3.6 to 3.

 

Predicted solar flux is 71, 70 and 69 on February 16-18, 68 on Februa...

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KE4PT and W4RQ Win the February QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 4:30pm

The winning article for the February 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Live Trees Affect Antenna Performance” by Kai Siwiak, KE4PT, and Richard Quick, W4RQ. 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 March issu...

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W1AW/7 to be on the Air from ARRL Southwestern Division Convention

ARRL - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 2:36pm

W1AW/7 will be on the air from the ARRL Southwestern Division Convention (Yuma Hamfest) in Yuma, Arizona (DM22), beginning at 1600 UTC on February 16 and continuing through 0200 UTC on February 18.

Operation will be on phone, CW, and digital modes on all bands through UHF (The station is restricted to 100 W because of its proximity to the Yuma International Airport).

A staff of four control opera...

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Bellefonte Area Middle School students work on out-of-this-world project - Centre Daily Times

Google News of the Day - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 2:19pm

Centre Daily Times

Bellefonte Area Middle School students work on out-of-this-world project
Centre Daily Times
Helping to make the connection is school board member John Guizar and his brethren of local amateur ham radio operators, who helped put together and install the necessary equipment needed to dial space. Elwood Brem, a retired electrical engineer, was ...

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ARRL Headquarters Will Be Closed on Presidents’ Day

ARRL - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 11:32am
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Ham Fest - The Licking News - The Licking News

Google News of the Day - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:05am

The Licking News

Ham Fest - The Licking News
The Licking News
This past Saturday I attended the Collinsville Ham Fest: no it was not a pork jubilee. What a Ham Fest is: partly a show, a swap meet, and socializing for Amateur Radio enthusiasts. I know there are a lot of preconceived ideas about hams (short for ...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 9:00am

“Vacuum Tubes” is the topic of the new (February 15) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn! More than a half-million downloads since its debut in April 2016 attest to the podcast’s popularity.

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 wherev...

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Michael Kelly - The Killeen Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 2:31pm

The Killeen Daily Herald

Michael Kelly
The Killeen Daily Herald
He enjoyed golfing, hunting, fishing, photography, HAM radio, camping, and taking trips on his motorcycle. He was a member of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and the Patriot Guard Riders. In addition to his parents, Mr. Kelly was preceded in ...

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Great Club Log Hardware Shuffle Complete

ARRL - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:25pm

Club Log author Michael Wells, G7VJR,announced on February 13 that he has completed the “Great Hardware Shuffle” for the online service. The free, web-based tool can produce DXCC league tables, expedition tools, log-search services, and most-wanted lists.

“In recent months, I have been working through a checklist to do a big, once-every-5-years kind of upgrade for Club Log’s hardware,” Wells sai...

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Puget Sound Energy Foundation awards grant - South Whidbey Record

Google News of the Day - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:08pm

South Whidbey Record

Puget Sound Energy Foundation awards grant
South Whidbey Record
The Puget Sound Energy Foundation recently awarded more than $4,500 to the Island County Amateur Radio Club (ICARC) to create a mobile ham radio station “Go Box” during emergencies when other communication systems aren't functioning. Walt Blackford ...

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Ducie Island 2018 DXpedition Plans Coming Together for this Fall

ARRL - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:41pm

The Perseverance DX Group (PDXG) reports that its plans to activate the protected marine area of Ducie Island from October 20 to November 3, 2018 are starting to jell. The last Ducie Island DXpedition was VP6DX in 2008. Ducie is currently the 21st most-wanted DXCC entity according to Club Log. The 2018 DXpedition would operate as VP6D. A team of 15 operators will be on the island for up to 14 d...

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