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Parity Act Options Open Despite Removal from Defense Authorization Act Conference Report

ARRL - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 2:39pm

ARRL Hudson Division Director and ad hoc Legislative Advocacy Committee Chair Mike Lisenco, N2YBB, says removal of Amateur Radio Parity Act (HR 555) language from the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report this week was unfortunate, but does not kill the initiative. The Parity Act would ask the FCC to grant radio amateurs living in deed-restricted communities the right to i...

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Local radio operators chat Whiskey Rebellion Festival - Observer-Reporter

Google News of the Day - Wed, 07/25/2018 - 12:41am

Observer-Reporter

Local radio operators chat Whiskey Rebellion Festival
Observer-Reporter
Briggs is a member of Washington Amateur Communications, a local club that unites amateur radio operators – or “hams” – in the area and introduces interested individuals to the hobby through classes and public demonstrations. For the past five years ...

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People get ready – DART training this Saturday - Forks Forum

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 6:32pm

People get ready – DART training this Saturday
Forks Forum
There will also be a raffle to raise funds for the Quinault Amateur Radio Club (Ham radio) which will be an emergency communications link that will help meet the needs of our communities. This past Saturday, the Toandos Emergency Preparedness ...

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Why retailers must be an authentic, trustworthy organization - Retail Customer Experience (blog)

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 11:50am

Retail Customer Experience (blog)

Why retailers must be an authentic, trustworthy organization
Retail Customer Experience (blog)
"Ham" Radio shows a pig hyping the local Amateur Radio Club. And, there are the folksy celebrity billboard foodie tie-ins like Cluck Dynasty, Babe Root, SpiderHam, Abe LinCORN, George SQUASHington and the BEETles! Many of their billboards are the ...

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International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend Welcomes First-Time Lights

ARRL - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 10:39am

Marking its 21st anniversary this year, the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW) in August will celebrate Amateur Radio operation at several lighthouses that will make debut appearances in this year’s event. So far, 300 groups or individuals have registered to indicate plans to participate from a lighthouse or lightship during the 2-day operating activity. Newcomers joining the...

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Broadcast-Quality Audio Processor Donated to W1AW

ARRL - Tue, 07/24/2018 - 10:28am
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Community Calendar: High Falls State Park to hold night paddle - jacksonprogress-argus

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 3:42pm

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Community Calendar: High Falls State Park to hold night paddle
jacksonprogress-argus
The Amateur Radio Club of Butts County will meet for a training session at 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Exchange Club of Jackson, 174 Fairgrounds St., Jackson. There will be a presentation on ham radio repeaters. The club operates two types of repeaters. For ...

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Astro-Ham Alexander Gerst, KF5ONO, Jams with Kraftwerk for Festival Audience

ARRL - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 1:47pm

European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut Alexander Gerst, KF5ONO, had the opportunity on July 20 to sit in from space with the otherworldly German band Kraftwerk. Gerst accompanied the four Kraftwerk musicians, each on synthesizers, using a tablet device equipped to serve as a mini-synthesizer as part of the Jazz Open Festival held on Schlossplatz, the largest square in Stuttgart, Germany. Gerst a...

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RSGB: Ham Radio May Be at “the Dawn of its Greatest Era”

ARRL - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 1:47pm

The Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB) believes that Amateur Radio innovation is alive and well. “Amateur research and innovation is far from over; indeed, we may well be at the dawn of its greatest era,” the UK’s International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) member-society concluded in an RSGB 2022 strategy narrative posted on its website.

“In an age where the costs of commercial equipment can be...

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HOPE XIII: Time Travel with Software Defined Radio - Hackaday

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 1:04pm

Hackaday

HOPE XIII: Time Travel with Software Defined Radio
Hackaday
In 1964, Sam Harris, who had some firmly big function even if we didn't know what, arrnged for Arecibo to be used a couple of times for amateur radio moon bounce. The dish so big that it meant many with small antennas could get through. This was ...

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ARRL Website, Some Services to be Down Briefly on July 25

ARRL - Mon, 07/23/2018 - 9:00am

The ARRL website and some services will be down for maintenance for up to 1 hour on Wednesday, July 25, starting at approximately 0900 UTC. During this period some or all systems may be temporarily inaccessible. This affects all content on www.arrl.org (including the ARRL Store), http://contest-clubs.arrl.org, and http://contest-log-submission.arrl.org. Logbook of the World and e-mail will not ...

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National Amateur Radio Contest held at Veterans Park - Parsippany Focus

Google News of the Day - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 9:43pm

Parsippany Focus

National Amateur Radio Contest held at Veterans Park
Parsippany Focus
All across North America Ham Radio operators take to the outdoors and set up emergency communication radio stations and operated them continuously for a 24 hour period, with the goal of successfully communicating with as many other stations ...

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Amateur radio classes to be offered starting in September - The Outer Banks Voice

Google News of the Day - Sat, 07/21/2018 - 2:51pm

Amateur radio classes to be offered starting in September
The Outer Banks Voice
If you've ever wondered about obtaining an amateur or 'ham' radio license, classes will be offered this fall to help you get on the air. Outer Banks Repeater Association instructors will teach an Amateur Radio Technician Class leading to being licensed ...

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Fannin County Amateur Radio Club to meet July 21 - North Texas e-News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 10:16pm

North Texas e-News

Fannin County Amateur Radio Club to meet July 21
North Texas e-News
The radio club promotes amateur radio throughout Fannin County and participates in many activities including the Fannin County Community Emergency Response Team. Anyone interested in “ham” radio is invited to visit, to learn how to become a “ham” and ...

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More ARRL Contest Award Certificates Now Available for Download

ARRL - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 12:11pm

The ARRL Contest Branch has announced that more contest award certificates are now available for download from the ARRL website in PDF and JPEG formats. Just enter the call sign used.

ARRL Contest Branch Manager Bart Jahnke, W9JJ, said downloadable certificates now are available for these additional events: the 2017 ARRL 10 GHz and Up Contest, the 2017 November Sweepstakes, the 2017 ARRL 10 Mete...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 07/20/2018 - 6:25am

Over three weeks of blank Sun! Spaceweather.com reported 22 consecutive days with no sunspots as of Thursday, and there is nothing to indicate when sunspots will return.

A few weeks ago, I thought sunspots would return by now, based on solar flux predictions. If we look back to forecasts from less than two weeks ago, such as this one, it shows predicted solar flux of 80 for July 17-19: ftp://ftp...

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