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WX1AW at ARRL Headquarters will be SKYWARN Recognition Day Bonus Station

ARRL - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:58pm

SKYWARN™ Recognition Day (SRD) 2018 takes place on Saturday, December 1, from 0000 until 2400 UTC, and Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will be active as bonus station WX1AW, the call sign of The HQ Doods Recreational Deployment Team. Developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service (NWS) and ARRL, SRD celebrates the contributions that SKYWARN volunteers make to the NWS mission of protecting life a...

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This Week in History 11/29/18 - Clay Today Online

Google News of the Day - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:00pm
This Week in History 11/29/18  Clay Today Online

5 years ago, 2013. Former state senator and education commissioner Jim Horne of Fleming Island attended a meeting of the Clay County School Board where ...

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Ham radio event Saturday at Abingdon Park - Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Google News of the Day - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:22am
Ham radio event Saturday at Abingdon Park  Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

The Middle Peninsula Amateur Radio Club will mark the 411th anniversary of the capture of Captain John Smith with a gathering of ham radio operators at ...

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Ham radio event Saturday at Abingdon Park - Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal

Google News of the Day - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:22am

Ham radio event Saturday at Abingdon Park
Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal
The Middle Peninsula Amateur Radio Club will mark the 411th anniversary of the capture of Captain John Smith with a gathering of ham radio operators at Abingdon Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The operators will display their equipment and answer ...

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Extreme High-Altitude Winds Postpone Fox-1Cliff Launch

ARRL - Tue, 11/27/2018 - 9:26pm

SpaceX has announced that the SSO-A SmallSat Express mission, previously scheduled to launch on Wednesday, November 28, has been postponed due to extreme high-altitude winds at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

A new launch date will be announced once it’s been coordinated with the range.

The SSO-A mission will carry several Amateur Radio satellites in addition to AMSAT’s Fox-1Cliff. The others include ...

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Hitting the airwaves easier than ever with computers - Niagarathisweek.com

Google News of the Day - Tue, 11/27/2018 - 4:17pm
Hitting the airwaves easier than ever with computers  Niagarathisweek.com

Since 1982, the world has been at the fingertips of Vincent Delle Monache, the same fingertips the 78-year-old man living with blindness uses to read braille.

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Donated Christmas trees give troops a taste of home - The Saratogian

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 3:42pm

The Saratogian

Donated Christmas trees give troops a taste of home
The Saratogian
Fortunately, he worked at a communications site, so he had a bit more opportunity to stay in touch with home through the Military Amateur Radio System, similar to “ham” radio. “But you had to get on at 2 a.m. because of the time difference,” Van Pelt said.

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Reminder: SKYWARN Recognition Day 2018 is December 1 UTC

ARRL - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 1:34pm

SKYWARN™ Recognition Day (SRD) 2018 takes place on Saturday, December 1, from 0000 until 2400 UTC. Developed in 1999 by the National Weather Service (NWS) and ARRL, SRD celebrates the contributions that SKYWARN volunteers make to the NWS mission, the protection of life and property. During SKYWARN Recognition Day, special event stations will be on the air from NWS offices, contacting radio amat...

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California Radio Amateur Receives Notice of Unlicensed Operation from FCC

ARRL - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 1:26pm

The FCC Enforcement Bureau on November 7 issued a Notice of Unlicensed Operation (NoUO) to Technician licensee Daryl Thomas, KE6MWS, of Carmichael, California, for allegedly operating an unlicensed FM radio station.

On October 10, 2018, an Enforcement Bureau agent from the FCC’s San Francisco Office responded to a complaint of an unlicensed FM station operating on 95.7 MHz in Carmichael. The age...

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Donated Christmas trees give troops a taste of home - The Saratogian

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/26/2018 - 3:00am
Donated Christmas trees give troops a taste of home  The Saratogian

CHARLTON, N.Y. — Vietnam veteran Robert Foti lent a hand with a Trees for Troops collection effort on Monday because he remembers what it was like ...

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Fox-1Cliff Launch Rescheduled for Wednesday, November 28

ARRL - Sun, 11/25/2018 - 9:49am

The postponed launch of AMSAT’s Fox-1Cliff CubeSat on a SpaceX Falcon 9 vehicle has been rescheduled for Wednesday, November 28, at 1832 UTC, SpaceX has announced. The SpaceX SSO-A SmallSat Express mission, launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base, will carry several Amateur Radio payloads. In addition to Fox-1Cliff, they include FUNcube on ESEO, JY1Sat, K2SAT, and ExseedSat.

Fox-1Cliff carries ...

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Watch: What is amateur radio aka HAM radio? - Telangana Today

Google News of the Day - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 6:34am

Watch: What is amateur radio aka HAM radio?
Telangana Today
Amateur Radio aka HAM radio is a two way radio that anyone with a license can operate! It is a fun way of learning the science behind communication and can also be of great benefit during natural disasters… HAM Radio: ...

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Watch: What is amateur radio aka HAM radio? - Telangana Today

Google News of the Day - Sat, 11/24/2018 - 3:00am
Watch: What is amateur radio aka HAM radio?  Telangana Today

Amateur Radio aka HAM radio is a two way radio that anyone with a license can operate! It is a fun way of learning the science behind communication and can ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 8:33am

We saw sunspots return recently, but only for a week, November 13-19. From last week’s bulletin, average daily sunspot number rose from 3.1 to 9.4, while average daily solar flux rose from 68.5 to 70.8.

That week-long sunspot appearance was sunspot number 2727, but last weekend another smaller sunspot appeared briefly, so brief that it was not assigned a number, but significant because the polar...

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Foundations of Amateur Radio #181: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:55am
Foundations of Amateur Radio #181:  eHam.net

eHam.net Article: Foundations of Amateur Radio #181: - In our hobby there is a term “Elmer”, referring to someone who helps new amateurs find their way inside ...

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Foundations of Amateur Radio #181: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Fri, 11/23/2018 - 12:55am

eHam.net

Foundations of Amateur Radio #181:
eHam.net
It's part of what we might consider the folklore of amateur radio. I started this with the intent to quickly introduce the concept of an Elmer and then spend some time talking about our own role in this adventure, but as is often the case, I was side ...

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