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Long Island students awarded space station Q&A - WABC-TV

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 6:17pm

WABC-TV

Long Island students awarded space station Q&A
WABC-TV
On Tuesday, Freeport School District, in a prestigious group of only 13 across the nation, got 10 minutes of radio contact with NASA Astronaut Scott Tingle, aboard the international Space Station. How'd they communicate? NO satellites or cell phones ...

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Hamvention Setting Space Aside to Spotlight Emergency Communication Vehicles

ARRL - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 3:59pm

In keeping with its theme, “Serving the Community,” Hamvention® 2018 is offering an opportunity for Amateur Radio groups to display the communication vehicles they use to serve their communities. A special area has been set aside at the Greene County Fairgrounds and Expo Center for emergency communication trailers, vans, trucks, and other vehicles. Hamvention organizers are hoping that emergenc...

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Community Calendar - Lonoke News

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 3:15pm

Community Calendar
Lonoke News
April 8: STARS, (Small Town Amateur Radio Service) a ham radio group, will be having their monthly meeting with testing available at 1:30 p.m. at 114 N 1st Street, Cabot. For any questions, please contact Gordon Miller at gmiller266@gmail.com. April 9 ...

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Kenneth Graham, WX4KEG, Tapped as Next National Hurricane Center Director

ARRL - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 1:31pm

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has named Kenneth Graham, WX4KEG, to head the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami. Preparations at the NHC continue ahead of the 2018 hurricane season, which begins on June 1. Graham will pick up the reins from Deputy/Acting Director Ed Rappaport on April 1.

“It’s an honor and privilege to be selected to work alongside the tal...

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National Hurricane Conference Amateur Radio Workshop Livestreamed, Recorded

ARRL - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:14am

[UPDATED 2018-03-27@1533 UTC] Technical problems have developed with the live feed. Efforts are under way to restore it. The sessions will be archived for later viewing.

Amateur Radio is again represented at the 2018 National Hurricane Conference in Orlando, Florida. As it has been in past years, the conference theme is to improve hurricane preparedness. The National Hurricane Conference Amateur...

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We Bet You Didn't Know These Facts About James Spann - StyleBlueprint (blog)

Google News of the Day - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 6:07pm

StyleBlueprint (blog)

We Bet You Didn't Know These Facts About James Spann
StyleBlueprint (blog)
James Spann is Alabama's most trusted and beloved resource for weather & severe storm warnings, but you may not know these facts about the man himself!

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ARRL Headquarters Will be Closed on Friday, March 30

ARRL - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 9:00am

 ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Good Friday, March 30. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions and no ARRL Audio News on that day. ARRL Headquarters will reopen Monday, April 2, at 8 AM Eastern Daylight Time.

We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday!

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