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Deadline Nears to Submit ARRL Foundation Scholarship Applications

ARRL - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 9:00am

The ARRL Foundation Scholarship program will accept applications from eligible applicants until January 31, 2018. All applicants must be FCC-licensed radio amateurs, and many scholarships have other specific requirements, such as intended area of study, ARRL Division, Section or state, and license class. Applicants should review the scholarships and check off the ones for which they are eligibl...

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Amateur radio volunteers who helped during Thomas Fire seek to replace lost gear - Ventura County Star

Google News of the Day - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:14pm

Ventura County Star

Amateur radio volunteers who helped during Thomas Fire seek to replace lost gear
Ventura County Star
"I turned around and called all of the people I knew," said Benjamin Kuo, who was among the amateur radio operators closely monitoring the fire's path. Such volunteers ended up playing a crucial role as the fire exploded toward Ventura, Ojai and ...

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Local volunteer Edie Wilcox assists police – and much more - The ... - Sweet Home New Era

Google News of the Day - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 12:20pm

Sweet Home New Era

Local volunteer Edie Wilcox assists police – and much more - The ...
Sweet Home New Era
EDIE WILCOX, with Steve Magnolia in their home, is heavily involved in local volunteer activities ranging from working as a ham radio operator for the Police Department to serving as a city planning commissioner. It's pretty rare to attend any event in ...

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Q-C club calendar fo January 2018 | Lifestyles | qconline.com - Quad-Cities Online

Google News of the Day - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 1:08am

Q-C club calendar fo January 2018 | Lifestyles | qconline.com
Quad-Cities Online
Club meeting announcements for February's calendar (to be published Sunday, Jan. 28) should be submitted by Jan. 15 to Club Calendar, Dispatch-Argus-. QCOnline.com, 1033 7th St., Suite 101, East Moline, IL 61244, or e-mailed to press@qconline.com ...

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Prepare to Get Your Grid On!

ARRL - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:58pm

What’s your grid square? Be prepared to answer that question a lot in 2018. The ARRL International Grid Chase 2018 begins this weekend and continues throughout the year. The Grid Chase kicks off at 0000 UTC on Monday, January 1, which is New Year’s Eve in US time zones, so get ready to hit your grid running.

This is an event for all radio amateurs, and taking part is as simple as just getting on...

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Bouvet 3Y0Z DXpedition Putting Up Big Bucks for Transportation, Eager to Get Under Way

ARRL - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:31pm

The 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition team reports that it has reached “yet another milestone” in its quest to activate Bouvet Island, the second most-wanted DXCC entity (behind the Democratic Republic of North Korea), in January and February. The DXpedition team has said its earliest anticipated arrival date on Bouvet will be January 23. It hopes to spend 14 to 16 days on Bouvet, “depending on wea...

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Things to Do - Mainely Media

Google News of the Day - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 9:50am

Things to Do
Mainely Media
New England Radio Discussion Society, 7 p.m., The New School, Route 1, Kennebunk. Biweekly meeting of amateur radio enthusiasts. All interested in Ham radio welcome. FMI and meeting dates, call Alex at 967-8812 or email alexmm@roadrunner.com. Open ...

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CLUB CALENDAR 12/29/17 - Youngstown Vindicator

Google News of the Day - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 9:17am

CLUB CALENDAR 12/29/17
Youngstown Vindicator
Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at 8381 Market St., Boardman, Adamas Square Plaza. After the meeting, Robert Naumann, W5OV, the sales manager at DX Engineering, will speak. Meetings take place the second Thursday ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 12/29/2017 - 9:05am

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: There were no zero-sunspot days over the December 21-27 reporting week. Then, on Thursday, December 28, no sunspots were visible. So far in 2017, there have been 102 days with no sunspots, or 28%.

The average daily sunspot number was 17.4, up from 2.3 over the previous 7-day reporting period. The previous week had such a low average because only 1 day out of tha...

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NEW YEAR, NEW SKILL: West Seattle Amateur Radio Club offering 2018 ham classes - West Seattle Blog (blog)

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 7:40pm

NEW YEAR, NEW SKILL: West Seattle Amateur Radio Club offering 2018 ham classes
West Seattle Blog (blog)
Is learning a new skill one of your New Year's resolutions for 2018? If so, the West Seattle Amateur Radio Club has an old-but-new opportunity for you. In late January, the Club will be offering classes so you can learn about amateur (ham) radio and ...

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January 1 Hosts Events for Legacy Keys, CW on Satellites

ARRL - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 3:32pm

Every day is a good day to send CW, but January 1 is reserved for Straight Key Night (SKN), sponsored by ARRL.  Enjoy CW as it has been sent and enjoyed since the earliest days of Amateur Radio. The 24-hour event, which gets under way at 0000 UTC on January 1 (New Year’s Eve in US time zones), is not a contest but a day dedicated to celebrating Amateur Radio’s Morse heritage. Participants are e...

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Visually Impaired Girl Sees World Through Ham Radio - Benton County Enterprise

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 2:59pm

Benton County Enterprise

Visually Impaired Girl Sees World Through Ham Radio
Benton County Enterprise
Blind since birth, Kelly Stanfield of rural Lincoln didn't let her disability stop her from become a ham radio operator. Stanfield came to Benton County from Kansas and soon found a group of people who enjoyed talking on the airwaves like herself. She ...

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Radio Amateur Receives Patent for "Cloaking" Technology

ARRL - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 10:14am
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Radio Amateurs Continue to Plumb the Spectral Depths

ARRL - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 10:04am

David Bowman, G0MRF, reports that he and Dave Riley, AA1A, have completed what is believed to be the first transatlantic contact on 630 meters since the MF band was released to US radio amateurs this past fall. They used JT9 digital mode to complete the more than 5,160 kilometer (approximately 3,200 miles) contact during the early hours of December 23.

 

On the UK end, G0MRF was running a modifie...

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Registration for International DX Convention in Visalia Opens on January 15

ARRL - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 9:51am

The 69th annual International DX Convention in Visalia, California, takes place April 20-22 at the Visalia Convention Center. The Southern California DX Club (SCDXC) sponsors the 2018 event. Online convention registration opens on January 15 at 1700 UTC. The Saturday banquet program will be on the 3Y0Z DXpedition to Bouvet Island. Convention co-chairs are Cathy Gardenias, K6VC, and Kris Jacob, ...

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ABOUT TOWN | Lifestyle | galtheraldonline.com - The Galt Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 1:33pm

ABOUT TOWN | Lifestyle | galtheraldonline.com
The Galt Herald
Calendar items for the About Town section of The Galt Herald will be accepted for all local nonprofit events held for the community, and for nonprofit fundraising events at the.

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