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Ham radio hobbyists to meet June 2 - The Durango Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:33pm

The Durango Herald

Ham radio hobbyists to meet June 2
The Durango Herald
Durango Amateur Radio Club will sponsor an event for those interested in the hobby from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 2 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Displays and interactive demonstrations of ham-operating equipment will be featured ...

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Hamvention® to Use AM Information Radio Station to Communicate with Inbound Traffic

ARRL - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 3:51pm

To avoid a repeat of the first-day traffic tangles of its 2017 debut in Xenia, Ohio, Hamvention® 2018 will utilize a low-power Information Radio Station on 1620 kHz AM to get out the word on traffic, parking, and event details to visitors as they approach the city. The town is bracing to host an influx of some 25,000 Amateur Radio operators, exhibitors, and the curious, nearly doubling Xenia’s ...

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Air traffic control with a side of ham radio: A recipe for success - Hesston College News and Sports

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 3:03pm

Hesston College News and Sports

Air traffic control with a side of ham radio: A recipe for success
Hesston College News and Sports
The other unique point is an option rather than a requirement, but one that several aviation students take part in every year – amateur radio, or Ham Radio Club. Harder, who is a licensed ham radio operator with an avid interest in contesting, started ...

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John Dorr, K1AR, Named Director of CQ World Wide DX Contest: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 2:29pm

John Dorr, K1AR, Named Director of CQ World Wide DX Contest:
eHam.net
The CQWW DX Contest is amateur radio's most popular contest and may be the world's largest competitive sporting event in terms of numbers of participants. A ham since 1969, Dorr has been a member of the CQWW Contest Committee since the mid-1970s ...

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“Extra, Extra! Hear All about Hamvention!

ARRL - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:00am
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Library Lagniappe: Seminar focuses on post high-school options - The Advocate

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 8:27am

Library Lagniappe: Seminar focuses on post high-school options
The Advocate
HAM RADIO: The Crescent City Amateur Radio Group will hold a nine-day Amateur Radio Technician course beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the River Ridge Branch Library, 8825 Jefferson Highway. The classes will take place every Tuesday ...

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Bulletin Board - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 2:32am

Bulletin Board
Curry Coastal Pilot
Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3411. Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets for coffee and to discuss ham radio at 8 a.m. at Dee-Ann's Tea Room Cafe, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.

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Telegraph club celebrates Morse's birthday in the Dells - WiscNews

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 4:30pm

WiscNews

Telegraph club celebrates Morse's birthday in the Dells
WiscNews
The club is; however, making a concentrated effort to keep telegraphy alive by recruiting new members from amateur radio clubs — better known as ham radio clubs – since the members believe the history of the telegraph is important. The telegraph was ...

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Cariboo Chilcotin Amateur Radio Society to upgrade equipment thanks to Rotary grant - Williams Lake Tribune

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 2:06pm

Williams Lake Tribune

Cariboo Chilcotin Amateur Radio Society to upgrade equipment thanks to Rotary grant
Williams Lake Tribune
Smialowski, known over the radio by his callsign, VE7SML, is president of the Cariboo Chilcotin Amateur Radio Society (CCARS), and was calling a friend in 108 Mile Ranch as part of an amateur radio demonstration to the Daybreak Rotary Club. Smialowski ...

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Cuba’s “Operation Meteor” will Involve Amateur Radio

ARRL - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:07pm

Amateur Radio will have a role in Cuba’s soon-to-be-launched “Operation Meteor,” aimed at aiding the island nation in preparing for natural disasters. Among the new strategies under review for implementation are civilian first-aid training; assist and rescue missions; damage control, and large-scale needs assessment. The nationwide initiative aims to mitigate the impact of natural disasters, es...

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Maritime Radio Historical Society’s Museum Station K6KPH is Back

ARRL - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:42am

Maritime Radio Historical Society (MRHS) Amateur Radio station K6KPH in is back on the air after a brief hiatus, although still at a minimal level at this point. K6KPH, intended as a tribute to KPH, the “wireless giant of the Pacific,” relays the W1AW Field Day Bulletin, and W1AW Morse code practice qualifying runs for West Coast amateurs.

“Not all the K6KPH frequencies were back on at first, as...

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Connecting for fun, connecting to help - Dayton City Paper

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 11:33am

Dayton City Paper

Connecting for fun, connecting to help
Dayton City Paper
Amateur radio does, in fact, do just that. This year's Special Achievement Award will be presented to three ham radio broadcasters who worked to provide help in an emergency. Heriberto Perez, KK4DCX; Victor Torres, WP4SD and Emilio Ortiz, Jr., WP4KEY ...

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“Scouts BSA” Program Change Expected to Enhance Ham Radio Opportunities for Young Women

ARRL - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 9:40am

Boy Scouts of America’s Radio Scouting Coordinator Jim Wilson, K5ND, says that, although the program name for ages 11 to 17 will change to “Scouts BSA” and begin admitting girls starting on February 1, 2019, the organization’s name remains the same.

“Perhaps the big difference is that girls will now be eligible to earn the Radio merit badge as part of their Scouting program,” Wilson told ARRL. “...

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John Dorr, K1AR, Named CQ World Wide DX Contest Director

ARRL - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 9:29am

Former CQ magazine Contesting Editor, CQ Contest Hall of Famer, and longtime CQ World Wide DX Contest Committee member John Dorr, K1AR, has been appointed as director of the CQ World Wide DX Contest. He succeeds Doug Zwiebel, KR2Q, who had been CQ WW Director for the past 2 years and has stepped down for personal reasons.

A ham since 1969, Dorr has been a member of the CQ WW Contest Committee si...

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Sonoma Skypark family day on May 19 - Sonoma Index-Tribune

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 8:40pm

Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sonoma Skypark family day on May 19
Sonoma Index-Tribune
The Valley of the Moon Amateur Radio Club will have a ham radio station set up and operating, with members making contacts with other operators throughout the world. President Jim Hill will demonstrate radio communication from Morse code to ...

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“Last Man Standing” Moving to Fox Network

ARRL - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:14am
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AMSAT Names Alan Johnston, KU2Y, as AMSAT Vice-President, Educational Relations

ARRL - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 10:59am

Alan Johnston, KU2Y, will become AMSAT’s Vice-President, Educational Relations, AMSAT President, Joe Spier, K6WAO, has announced. “The subject of educational outreach is critical for the mission of AMSAT,” Spier said. “AMSAT continues creating structure for fulfilling our mission component regarding education with projects such as the CubeSat Simulator, ARISS, and outreach to primary, middle, h...

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