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Bart Jahnke, W9JJ, Appointed as New ARRL Radiosport and Field Services Manager

ARRL - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 12:15pm

Headquarters veteran Bart Jahnke, W9JJ, has been appointed as ARRL Radiosport and Field Services Manager. Jahnke, who has served as ARRL Contest Branch Manager for the past 3 years, succeeds Norm Fusaro, W3IZ, who was recently promoted to Director of Operations at ARRL Headquarters.

“This new role now offers me the exciting opportunity not only to be on the front lines of our radiosport communit...

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ARRL Field Day Web Content Updated for 2019

ARRL - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 10:14am
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Los Altos ham radio operators participate in county drill - Los Altos Town Crier

Google News of the Day - Wed, 03/13/2019 - 4:08am
Los Altos ham radio operators participate in county drill  Los Altos Town Crier

The Los Altos Amateur Radio Emergency *Service* (LAARES) participated in a Santa Clara County-wide drill using amateur radio emergency communications ...

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Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too - Plainview Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 7:14pm
Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too  Plainview Daily Herald

When strong winds broke the radio tower by the Hale County Courthouse in December, the loss of the tower affected more than just the Hale County Sheriff's ...

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Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too - Plainview Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 7:14pm
Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too  Plainview Daily Herald

When strong winds broke the radio tower by the Hale County Courthouse in December, the loss of the tower affected more than just the Hale County Sheriff's ...

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Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too - Plainview Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 7:14pm
Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too  Plainview Daily Herald

When strong winds broke the radio tower by the Hale County Courthouse in December, the loss of the tower affected more than just the Hale County Sheriff's ...

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Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too - Plainview Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 7:14pm
Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too  Plainview Daily Herald

When strong winds broke the radio tower by the Hale County Courthouse in December, the loss of the tower affected more than just the Hale County Sheriff's ...

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Panhandle Snapshots | News | rapidcityjournal.com - Rapid City Journal

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 4:20pm
Panhandle Snapshots | News | rapidcityjournal.com  Rapid City Journal

CCL Viewing Party. The Chadron chapter of Citizens' Climate Lobby will host a Human Element Part I Viewing Party March 26, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Bean ...

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ARRL Announces 2019 Teachers Institutes on Wireless Technology Sessions

ARRL - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 3:24pm

As part of its educational outreach through the Education & Technology Program (ETP), ARRL will offer three sessions of the Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology in July. These week-long workshops will be held at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, and hosted by the Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) in Dayton, Ohio. The Teachers Institute (TI) is an expenses-paid professional...

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Around Powell River: Community listings - Powell River Peak

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 1:53pm
Around Powell River: Community listings  Powell River Peak

Don't Miss this Month: Wednesday, March 20 Women in Business AGM Powell River Women in Business hosts its Awesome General Meeting from 6 to 7:30 pm ...

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Survey: FT8 Growing as DX Mode in an Era of Waning Propagation

ARRL - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:08pm

In the 2018 update of his survey of modes used on the air, Club Log’s Michael Wells, G7VJR, says the number of Club Log users uploading at least one FT8 contact to the site grew from 8,000 in 2017 to 14,200 in 2018. Wells worked with data from Club Log users who, he reports, uploaded 41.3 million contacts in 2018, up by 12% from last year.

“I think that fact is more significant given the ongoin...

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ITU Strengthening Emergency Telecommunications in the Americas

ARRL - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 11:58am

In the aftermath of disasters, alternative telecommunication systems are often needed to fill in for systems that have been damaged or destroyed. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) says its members consider emergency communication as a priority in the Americas and are working to upgrade capabilities in the region.

Last year, the ITU teamed up with the International Amateur Radio Uni...

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Important Notice to ARRL Members Using the Apple Digital QST App

ARRL - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 11:00am

A known bug with the Apple version of the digital QST app may prevent some users from downloading issues of the magazine. ARRL has confirmed with the developer that version 5.0 of the app, introduced in early February, may produce instances where the app crashes on some devices when the user tries to download an issue of QST for offline reading. We apologize for this inconvenience, and we are w...

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Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too - Plainview Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 3:00am
Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too  Plainview Daily Herald

When strong winds broke the radio tower by the Hale County Courthouse in December, the loss of the tower affected more than just the Hale County Sheriff's ...

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Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too - Plainview Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 3:00am
Ham Radio operators say broken antennae affects them too  Plainview Daily Herald

When strong winds broke the radio tower by the Hale County Courthouse in December, the loss of the tower affected more than just the Hale County Sheriff's ...

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More Mentors Needed for New ARRL Emergency Communications Course Sessions

ARRL - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 3:44pm

High interest in the recently announced updated ARRL Introduction to Emergency Communications (EC-001) course is prompting a call for additional class mentors to help meet the demand, which ARRL Lifelong Learning Manager Kris Bickell, K1BIC, says “exceeded our projections.” As Bickell explains, the course is designed to be interactive, with volunteer mentors guiding each session.

“We appreciate ...

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GQRP Club Founder the Rev. George Dobbs, G3RJV, SK

ARRL - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 3:42pm

The founder of the GQRP Club and Amateur Radio author the Rev. George Dobbs, G3RJV, of Littleborough, England, died on March 11. He was 75. Dobbs was reported to have been in ill health for some time and had been living in a care facility, where his condition deteriorated quite rapidly over the past few days. He was the honorary secretary of the GQRP Club (G5LOW), which he founded in 1974 to ca...

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Amateur radio going strong on Plateau | Lifestyles - Crossville Chronicle

Google News of the Day - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 2:54pm
Amateur radio going strong on Plateau | Lifestyles  Crossville Chronicle

The half-century-old Cumberland Plateau Amateur Radio Club, Crossville, was established to serve the public, further the art of amateur radio communications ...

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