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ARRL Announces Mobile DXCC Operating Award

ARRL - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:50am

ARRL this week announced a Mobile DXCC Operating Award, available to radio amateurs who have contacted at least 100 DXCC entities from a working vehicle, with antennas and power source capable of operating while in motion. ARRL Radiosport Manager Norm Fusaro, W3IZ, advised those pursuing the award to put safety first.

“Distracted driving is a serious concern, so we hope all mobile operators exer...

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The March Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!

ARRL - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:49am
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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 9:23am

Compared to the previous seven days, solar activity increased in the first week of February. There were two days with no sunspots, February 1 and 3. On February 2 a new sunspot region emerged, but by the next day it had disappeared. Another sunspot region appeared on February 4, and the area it covered on February 4-7 was 80, 130, 160 and 200 millionths of the solar hemisphere.

We haven’t seen a...

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Upcoming events and great hobbies go together | Business ... - The Herald Argus

Google News of the Day - Fri, 02/09/2018 - 6:15am

The Herald Argus

Upcoming events and great hobbies go together | Business ...
The Herald Argus
Who has time for a hobby these days? According to an article in Psychology Today, just about everyone! What's more, whether it's fishing, ham radio operating or some other endeavor,

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NBC News Left Field Report Says Hams “Could Save Our Lives” in a Disaster

ARRL - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 5:41pm

A team from NBC News’ nascent digital news unit Left Field was in Hawaii to visit with some radio amateurs to produce a report when the false nuclear missile alert happened on January 13.

Left Field’s report points out how much we rely on cell phones and 21st century technology…and what we would do if these suddenly were no longer available. Amateur Radio operators “are standing at the ready and...

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Square dance on Sunday in Wells - News - seacoastonline.com ... - Seacoastonline.com

Google News of the Day - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 4:09pm

Square dance on Sunday in Wells - News - seacoastonline.com ...
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WELLS - Come join the Nubbble Lighthouse Keepers for an MS Class Level February Ball square dance from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, February 11, with ER 7 p.m. The location is the Wells Activity Center, 113 Sanford Road (Route 109), Wells, and will host ...

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Teaneck's Dr. Sol Rosenberg Chases Lifelong Passions - Jewish Link of New Jersey

Google News of the Day - Thu, 02/08/2018 - 7:46am

Jewish Link of New Jersey

Teaneck's Dr. Sol Rosenberg Chases Lifelong Passions
Jewish Link of New Jersey
At the age of 16, having learned Morse Code and radio electronics, he passed the novice class license as an amateur (ham) radio operator, and by age 17 had achieved the advanced class license. He started an Amateur Radio Club at RJJ High School and ...

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Ham club to explore Echolink - Kaufman Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:18pm

Ham club to explore Echolink
Kaufman Herald
Anyone interested in technology is welcome. The Cedar Creek ARC has over 40 members from the tri-county area. It maintains a VHF and UHF repeater system that provide hand-held radio coverage to hams in the lake area, and mobile and base coverage ...

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Bulletin Board - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 10:04pm

Bulletin Board
Curry Coastal Pilot
Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3411. Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets for coffee and to ...

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Community Calendar - Lonoke News

Google News of the Day - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 5:19pm

Community Calendar
Lonoke News
Saturday: Lonoke's 9th Annual Celebration of Black History Month Banquet will be at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Lonoke Primary School, 800 Lincoln Street. Keynote speakers are Jesse Gatewood and Jerico Way Center. Cost is $25, which includes a catered ...

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ARRL Foundation Announces Joel R. Miller (W7PDX) and Martha C. Miller STEM Scholarship

ARRL - Tue, 02/06/2018 - 2:47pm

The ARRL Foundation has announced a new scholarship, the Joel R. Miller (W7PDX) and Martha C. Miller STEM Scholarship. Endowed through the generosity of Joel R. Miller, W7PDX, and Martha C. Miller, this scholarship is intended to supplement the educational expenses of an Amateur Radio operator pursuing higher education. The ARRL Foundation will administer the scholarship, which is $1,000 annual...

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Foxes and Hounds — FT8 DXpedition Mode is in the Works for WSJT-X

ARRL - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:07am

Speaking on behalf of the WSJT-X Development Team, Joe Taylor, K1JT, has issued a progress report on the team’s efforts to develop FT8 DXpedition Mode. The new digital mode will include new and innovative features, which are detailed in a draft FT8 DXpedition Mode User Guide, released on February 2. Taylor said the basic goal of FT8 DXpedition Mode is to enable DXpeditions to make FT8 QSOs at t...

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Events - Press Herald

Google News of the Day - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 4:19am

Events
Press Herald
Amateur radio enthusiasts meet twice this month. The New England Radio Discussion Society, a group of amateur radio enthusiasts, will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, and again Feb. 20, at the New School, 38 York St. The meetings are held every other week ...

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Welcoming ice fishing enthusiasts - nwitimes.com

Google News of the Day - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 6:06pm

nwitimes.com

Welcoming ice fishing enthusiasts
nwitimes.com
The LaPorte Amateur Radio Club is once again sponsoring this annual ham radio and electronics show and flea market from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 24 at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium in LaPorte. Vendors display and sell all kinds of radio equipment, both ...

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Radio association offers technician class - Greenwich Time

Google News of the Day - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 4:38pm

Radio association offers technician class
Greenwich Time
The Greater Fairfield Amateur Radio Association is offering an amateur radio technician class at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 77 Building (Building 5) at 595 Turney Road, Fairfield. Classes will run for nine weeks from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 7 ...

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Radio association offers technician class - Connecticut Post - CT Post

Google News of the Day - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 4:27pm

Radio association offers technician class - Connecticut Post
CT Post
The Greater Fairfield Amateur Radio Association is offering an amateur radio technician class at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 77 Building (Building 5) at 595 Turney Road, Fairfield. Classes will run for nine weeks from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 7 ...

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Radio association offers technician class - CT Post

Google News of the Day - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 4:27pm

Radio association offers technician class
CT Post
The Greater Fairfield Amateur Radio Association is offering an amateur radio technician class at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 77 Building (Building 5) at 595 Turney Road, Fairfield. Classes will run for nine weeks from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 7 ...

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D-Star ONE Phoenix, First D-Star Communication Spacecraft, Launched

ARRL - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 8:46am

A Soyuz rocket launched D-Star ONE Phoenix and 10 other satellites into orbit on February 1 from Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia. Developed by German Orbital Systems in Berlin in cooperation with the Czech company iSky Technology, D-Star ONE Phoenix carries an Amateur Radio relay payload (call sign DP1GOS). It replaces the D-Star ONE nanosatellite that failed to attain orbit following a November...

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3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition Aborted over Safety Concerns

ARRL - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 6:49pm

[UPDATED 2018-02-05 1340 UTC] The 3Y0Z Bouvet Island DXpedition released an updated statement on February 5.] “Our captain has decided that it is in the best interest of safety and expediency to proceed directly to Capetown, South Africa, rather than Punta Arenas, Chile. We are now heading north to avoid the possibility of encountering ice. Currently, there is no ice in sight or on radar. In du...

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Carmel in brief — February 6, 2018 - Current in Carmel (press release)

Google News of the Day - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 6:10am

Current in Carmel (press release)

Carmel in brief — February 6, 2018
Current in Carmel (press release)
16. Amateur radio class – The Central Indiana Amateur Radio Association will host a free one-day class followed by testing for a federal amateur radio license. The class will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 17 in Conference Room “B” of St.Vincent ...

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