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Nominations Now Open for CQ Amateur Radio, Contest, and DX Halls of Fame

ARRL - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 3:37pm

Nominations will be accepted until March 1 for membership in the CQ Amateur Radio, DX, and CQ Contest halls of fame. The DX and Contest halls of fame recognize radio amateurs who have made major contributions to DXing and contesting, respectively. The CQ Amateur Radio Hall of Fame recognizes those who have made major contributions to Amateur Radio generally, and radio amateurs who have made maj...

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Key Hamvention Hand Jerry Miller, WD8QAI, SK

ARRL - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 3:23pm

A key member of the Hamvention team, Jerry Miller, WD8QAI, of Centerville, Ohio, died on February 11. An ARRL member, Miller was 77.

“Jerry was in charge of producing the programs for Hamvention as well as the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) monthly newsletter [RF Carrier],” Hamvention spokesperson Mike Kalter, W8CI, told ARRL. “He was a longtime board member of DARA and a driving force ...

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Storm Spotters brave elements to get a first look at severe weather - Newton Daily News

Google News of the Day - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 11:09am

Newton Daily News

Storm Spotters brave elements to get a first look at severe weather
Newton Daily News
Tornado sirens might send most Iowans scrambling for their basements, but they send Chuck Wagoner out to his pickup truck. Wagoner, along with his colleagues in Newton's ham radio club, the Amateur Radio Association of Newton have been assisting ...

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Radio ham brings her hobby to university - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 3:59am

Radio ham brings her hobby to university
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
“I would encourage people to consider exploring amateur radio because it's a hobby that allows you to explore anything from technical electronics to international friendships. Amateur radio is open to anyone. It will help develop your professional and ...

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Prescott in brief: Forest service announces planned pile burning this week - The Daily Courier

Google News of the Day - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 1:56am

Prescott in brief: Forest service announces planned pile burning this week
The Daily Courier
If you would like to get a ham radio license, but don't know where to begin, the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club has a free entry level class coming up in February. It will prepare you for the “Technician” (entry level) license. The two day class is at 8:45 ...

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Lee County students selected to communicate with astronauts in space - Fox 4

Google News of the Day - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 1:53pm

Fox 4

Lee County students selected to communicate with astronauts in space
Fox 4
LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- Some Fort Myers students will get to participate in an extraordinary opportunity to communicate with some far-off humans next school year. For the first time ever, some Lee County, Florida, students are going to be able to directly ...

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CRA's Hamfest slated for March 10 - NJ.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:32pm

CRA's Hamfest slated for March 10
NJ.com
More than 30 vendors of radio, electronics, and accessories at bargain prices are expected at the North Hunterdon Regional High School cafeteria on Route 31 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 10, 2018, for the annual Cherryville Repeater ...

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Order 2017 ARRL November Sweepstakes “Clean Sweep” Mugs, Participation Pins Now!

ARRL - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:28pm

Those lucky enough to score a “Clean Sweep” during the 2017 ARRL November Sweepstakes by working all 83 ARRL/RAC sections is invited to commemorate that accomplishment by purchasing a 2017 November Sweepstakes “Clean Sweep” mug. Awards are based on claimed scores.

Keepsake mugs are $15 each, including postage and handling. In addition, participation pins are available to operators who made at le...

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3Y0I Bouvet Island DXpedition Revived

ARRL - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 12:12pm

Peripatetic Polish DXpeditioner Dom Grzyb, 3Z9DX, and four other operators announced over the weekend that their postponed plans to mount the 3Y0I DXpedition to Bouvet Island are back on. This comes as the 3Y0Z DXpedition team members, who were unsuccessful in landing on the remote South Atlantic island, are currently en route to South Africa on their way back home. According to the latest Club...

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Radio Amateur Named as Next President of Harvard University

ARRL - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:55am

Lawrence S. Bacow, KA1FZQ, of Brookline, Massachusetts, has been selected to become the 29th president of Harvard University, the home of W1AF. Selected from among a field of some 700 candidates, Bacow will take office on July 1, succeeding Drew Faust.

“Larry Bacow is one of the most accomplished, admired, insightful, and effective leaders in American higher education,” said William F. Lee, chai...

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Kettering University student brings ham radio hobby, expertise to campus - Kettering University News

Google News of the Day - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:49am

Kettering University student brings ham radio hobby, expertise to campus
Kettering University News
There are fast-paced competitive events she participates in where she is supposed to talk to as many people as possible within 24 hours. She can operate in multiple ways, including Morse code, voice communication or digital (which is similar to texting ...

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Amateur Radio license class to held - Southernminn.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 02/12/2018 - 10:07am

Southernminn.com

Amateur Radio license class to held
Southernminn.com
OWATONNA — In conjunction with Steele County Emergency Management, the Owatonna Steele County Amateur Radio Club (OSCAR) is offering a free Ham Radio license class that is open to the public. The class will run Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 ...

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Orlando HamCation event: Ham radios offered lifeline to Puerto Rico ... - WESH Orlando

Google News of the Day - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 10:49pm

WESH Orlando

Orlando HamCation event: Ham radios offered lifeline to Puerto Rico ...
WESH Orlando
"This situation proved that when everything fails, ham radio is the last resort.Even with one communication at a time."

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Quad Cities in Brief: AARP providing TaxAide | The Daily Courier ... - The Daily Courier

Google News of the Day - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 7:51am

The Daily Courier

Quad Cities in Brief: AARP providing TaxAide | The Daily Courier ...
The Daily Courier
AARP TaxAide has begun walk-in service for tax preparation for the 2018 tax season at the Gateway Mall, Suite 374. Service will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Chino Valley Community Center: from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Thursdays and ...

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COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE THREE RIVERS EDITION - Arkansas Online

Google News of the Day - Sun, 02/11/2018 - 1:19am

COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE THREE RIVERS EDITION
Arkansas Online
CABOT — The STARS (Small Town Amateur Radio Service) Club, a ham radio group, will have its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at Criswell Robinson American Legion Post 71, 114 N. First St. The group meets the second Sunday of every month. For more ...

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Fundraisers, volunteer opportunities, culture and enrichment - The Fayetteville Observer

Google News of the Day - Sat, 02/10/2018 - 2:24am

Fundraisers, volunteer opportunities, culture and enrichment
The Fayetteville Observer
The Moore County Amateur Radio Society takes a look at amateur/ham radio; meetings are open to all. 910-400-3019. Cape Fear Mineral & Gem Society: Meets 7 p.m., Thursday, Kiwanis Recreation Center, 352 Devers St. Member of Southeastern Federation of ...

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Paul Danzer, N1II, is 2017 Bill Orr, W6SAI, Technical Writing Award Winner

ARRL - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 7:53pm

Acting on a recommendation of the QST editorial staff, the ARRL Foundation Board of Directors has selected Paul Danzer, N1II, of Norwalk, Connecticut, as the winner of the 2017 Bill Orr, W6SAI, Technical Writing Award for his article, “The ABCs of a Digital Multimeter,” which appeared in the October 2017 edition of QST (p 37). The Foundation Board announced the award recipient on February 7.

“I ...

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Children's museum plans special events Saturday - Terre Haute Tribune Star

Google News of the Day - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 1:18pm

Children's museum plans special events Saturday
Terre Haute Tribune Star
Participants will talk around the world, through satellites or with astronauts aboard the International Space Station, and discover new ways to use electronics and computers at a complete station set-up to demonstrate the exciting world of HAM radio ...

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Sisterhood of Amateur Radio Supports Girl Scouts in Obtaining Radio Wireless Patch

ARRL - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 11:18am

The Sisterhood of Amateur Radio (SOAR), in conjunction with the Girl Scout Council of Southern Nevada, hosted a Radio and Wireless Tech Field Day on February 3 in Las Vegas, for more than 60 girls and their adult chaperones. ARRL began offering its Radio and Wireless Technology Patch Program for Girl Scouts in 2016. The program defines the requirements for Girl Scouts to earn the patch at the B...

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