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Three youths earn awards for amateur radio skills - Montgomery Advertiser

Google News of the Day - Sun, 08/26/2018 - 6:05pm

Montgomery Advertiser

Three youths earn awards for amateur radio skills
Montgomery Advertiser
Ham radio operators may not be celebrities on a par with rich athletes, but three young Montgomery residents have created reputations of their own as a result of their amateur radio skills and subsequent public recognition. Warren Whitby, 16, Bryant ...

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Honduras: Donation of Ham Radio equipment for Emergency Comms - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sat, 08/25/2018 - 4:00am

Honduras: Donation of Ham Radio equipment for Emergency Comms
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
On August 22, 2018, the National Telecommunications Commission of Honduras (abbreviated CONATEL in Spanish), delivered radio communications equipment to COPECO, donated by ITU for emergency communications. Honduras is part of a pilot project ...

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FCC Grants Temporary Waiver for Hurricane Lane Relief Efforts

ARRL - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 8:12pm

The FCC has granted FEMA, working in conjunction with ARRL, a request to waive current Amateur Radio rules to permit data transmissions at a higher symbol rate than currently permitted to facilitate hurricane relief communications between the continental US and the islands of Hawaii, in response to Hurricane Lane.

This temporary waiver is limited to Amateur Radio operators in Hawaii using PACTOR...

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Amateur radio comes to NW Colorado - Rio Blanco Herald Times

Google News of the Day - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 2:12pm

Rio Blanco Herald Times

Amateur radio comes to NW Colorado
Rio Blanco Herald Times
Rally organizers typically rely on amateur radio operators for operations and emergency communications during the Rally. At that time, there wasn't any Ham radio towers to facilitate the radio traffic. The AuxComm team brought in radio operators and ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 9:46am

Australia’s Space Weather Services released this bulletin at 0700 UTC on August 24:

SUBJ: SWS GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING 18/17

ISSUED AT 0700UT/24 AUGUST 2018

BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE.

There is a chance of a glancing blow from a slow moving coronal mass ejection (CME) that may arrive over the next 24 hours resulting in periods of Active to Minor Storm conditions.

INCREASED GEOMAG...

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