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Support ARRL When Shopping for Mother’s Day

ARRL - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 10:08am

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13. If you’re looking for the perfect gift, shop at AmazonSmile and choose American Radio Relay League Inc. (ARRL) as your charity of choice. With every purchase you make at AmazonSmile, Amazon will make a contribution to ARRL. This helps the League to extend its reach in public service, advocacy, education, technology, and membership. Make Mom smile, get her somethi...

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May 8 is Amateur Radio Day in Puerto Rico

ARRL - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 10:01am

May 8 is Amateur Radio Day (Día del Radioaficionado) in Puerto Rico. In his proclamation, Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo A. Rosselló Nevares cited the Amateur Radio response in Puerto Rico in the wake of hurricanes Irma and Maria last September, which provided emergency communication on behalf of the American Red Cross as part of the federal government response, and efforts to restore electrical ...

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ARRL Asks FCC to Protect Amateur Radio Millimeter-Wave Bands

ARRL - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 10:00am

ARRL has asked the FCC to avoid authorizing developmental technologies in two Amateur Radio bands above 95 GHz that some radio amateurs may not be unaware of. The ARRL commented on May 2 in response to a Notice of Proposed Rule Making and Order (NPRM&O) in ET Docket 18-21, released in February. The so-called “Spectrum Horizons” proceeding seeks to make the bands above 95 GHz “more readily acces...

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Nick Magnuson, 27, St. Cloud - WJON News

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 4:57pm

WJON News

Nick Magnuson, 27, St. Cloud
WJON News
Arrangements are being made by the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home. Nick was born September 5, 1990 in California to James and Diane “Staggs” Magnuson. The family moved to St. Cloud when Nick was an infant and he spent his life in the area. He graduated ...

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Radio club meeting Saturday features program on readiness - Athens Daily Review

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 4:20pm

Athens Daily Review

Radio club meeting Saturday features program on readiness
Athens Daily Review
Each June, ham radio operators around the world practice their skills and operate their communications and emergency power equipment. The event is called Field Day. Club members and individual amateur radio operators leave the comfort of their home ...

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Ham radio class being offered at Lafayette Science Museum - KATC Lafayette News

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 3:38pm

KATC Lafayette News

Ham radio class being offered at Lafayette Science Museum
KATC Lafayette News
Lafayette Science Museum with the support of Acadiana Amateur Radio Association (AARA) will be offering a six-week ham radio course every Tuesday at 5:30 pm starting May 8, 2018, at the science museum. After the successful completion of the test, the ...

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ARRL Announces 2018 QST Antenna Design Competition

ARRL - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 3:35pm

The 2017 QST Antenna Design Competition was such a success that ARRL is doing it again this year, with a special twist. The 2018 competition challenge is to design the best LF, MF, or HF antenna for limited space applications. Entrants should send their best designs for evaluation according to the competition rules. Even designs that don’t win a prize might still be eligible for publication in ...

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ARRL Foundation Announces New Endowed Scholarship

ARRL - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 3:13pm

The ARRL Foundation has announced a new scholarship, the Joel R. Miller (W7PDX) and Martha C. Miller STEM Scholarship. The ARRL Foundation will administer the scholarship, endowed through the generosity of Joel R. Miller, W7PDX, and Martha C. Miller, of Portland, Oregon. The scholarship is intended to provide funding toward the educational expenses of an Amateur Radio licensee residing in the A...

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Special Prefix Call Signs Available upon Application to Honor Royal Wedding

ARRL - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 1:12pm

The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) reports that individual UK radio amateurs who wish to celebrate the royal wedding on May 19 may apply to telecoms regulator Ofcom for a Notice of Variation (NoV) to temporarily use the Regional Secondary Locator “R” after the UK call sign prefix. NoVs would be valid only from May 19 until May 21, 2018. These call signs will start with “GR,” “MR,” or “2R...

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Historic NSS Call Sign to be Reactivated for Naval Radio Station’s 100th Anniversary

ARRL - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 11:02am

Historic US Navy call sign NSS will be reactivated during the 100th anniversary of the former Naval Radio Station in Annapolis, Maryland. Members of the US Naval Academy Radio Club (W3ADO) and the Potomac Valley Radio Club (W3GRF) will return the historic call sign to the air during the Armed Forces Day Crossband Military/Amateur Radio Communications Test this coming weekend.

NSS operations from...

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Old-fashioned craft - Russellville Courier

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:58am

Russellville Courier

Old-fashioned craft
Russellville Courier
Andy Anders, who retired from the position of head of the Department of Music at Arkansas Tech University, now operates ham radios and crafts pressed printings while also spending time with his wife, Lou Anne Anders, and his Yorkshire terrier, Duffy ...

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Old-fashioned craft - Russellville Courier

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:58am

Russellville Courier

Old-fashioned craft
Russellville Courier
Amateur radio (ham radio) is a pastime that is still used around the world to connect people and share information without the use of phones or the internet. Operating ham radios is especially useful during emergency situations that could possibly ...

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Article by WZ8C Wins the May QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 9:35am

The winning article for the May 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Portable Operations - First Steps on the Road” by Laura Steinberger, WZ8C. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the June issue today.

 

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Ham radio classes to be taught at GPTC this month - The Lawton Constitution

Google News of the Day - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 11:47pm

The Lawton Constitution

Ham radio classes to be taught at GPTC this month
The Lawton Constitution
Perhaps you've heard of ham radio operators assisting when tragedy strikes such as tornadoes, fires and earthquakes. But did you know that there are 300-400 ham radio operators in Comanche County? That group is likely to grow with the Amateur Radio ...

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Monticello Library: Ham Radio Program - kmch.com

Google News of the Day - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 12:19pm

Monticello Library: Ham Radio Program
kmch.com
A Ham Radio Program will be held Thursday, May 10th from 6 to 7:30 pm at the Monticello Public Library. The Jones County Amateur Radio Club will show you what Ham Radio is and how you can enjoy this hobby. Everyone welcome.

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COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE THREE RIVERS AREA - Arkansas Online

Google News of the Day - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 1:02am

COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE THREE RIVERS AREA
Arkansas Online
CABOT — STARS (Small Town Amateur Radio Service), a ham radio group, will have its monthly meeting, with testing available, at 1:30 p.m. May 13 at Criswell Robinson American Legion Post 71, 114 N. First St. For more information, contact Gordon Miller ...

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Run, Waddle and Roll Event Draws All Ages - Fundraiser for Senior Center - The Missourian

Google News of the Day - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 7:38pm

Run, Waddle and Roll Event Draws All Ages - Fundraiser for Senior Center
The Missourian
Dan and Stephanie Little and their children Luke, Sophie, Nathan and Cohen, return year after year. Pat Dubuque and Daphne Lindemann cheered as runners took off at 8:05 a.m. for the 40-block run from the senior center, through a section of Hogan ...

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VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 6 May 2018: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 4:10pm

eHam.net

VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 6 May 2018:
eHam.net
In the news this week the Austravel Safety Net, the Friday Night Tech Net, something about French Renards, Ham College, a Homebrew club proposal and a brand new amateur club on Christmas Island. Welcome to the Club Focus edition of NewsWest. Also in ...

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Lighthouse, lightship and depot roll out welcome mat - Port Huron Times Herald

Google News of the Day - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 3:58pm

Port Huron Times Herald

Lighthouse, lightship and depot roll out welcome mat
Port Huron Times Herald
Andrew Thomson, Tony Banner and Bob Herbert of the Eastern Michigan Amateur Radio Club were working in the lightship's radio room. "We have a ham radio station here we are setting back up for the summer," Herbert said. The club members also are ...

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