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New ARRL Santa Barbara Section Manager Starts Early

ARRL - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:57am

The new Santa Barbara Section Manager John Kitchens, NS6X, of Somis, California, is getting a head start, stepping into the job a couple of months earlier than the scheduled date. No nominations for the post were received by the nomination deadline last September, and nominations were resolicited for an 18-month term starting on July 1.

Kitchens, the only nominee, was declared elected, succeedin...

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Kettering University student receives Radio Club of America's Young Achiever Award - Kettering University News

Google News of the Day - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:52am

Kettering University student receives Radio Club of America's Young Achiever Award
Kettering University News
Now Willet is taking her enthusiasm from the event and bringing it back to campus as the Amateur radio club kicked off this term. The club, K8HPS, meets from 8 to 9 p.m. Mondays in room 2-225 AB. Willet had to pass an exam given by the Federal ...

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Kettering University student receives Radio Club of America's Young Achiever's Award - Kettering University News

Google News of the Day - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:52am

Kettering University student receives Radio Club of America's Young Achiever's Award
Kettering University News
Now Willet is taking her enthusiasm from the event and bringing it back to campus as the Amateur radio club kicked off this term. The club, K8HPS, meets from 8 to 9 p.m. Mondays in room 2-225 AB. Willet had to pass an exam given by the Federal ...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 04/26/2018 - 9:00am

“Kits and Kit Building” is the topic of the new (April 26) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doctor hi...

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'Ham' breakfast with radio club - Sonoma Valley Sun

Google News of the Day - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 12:04pm

Sonoma Valley Sun

'Ham' breakfast with radio club
Sonoma Valley Sun
On Saturday, April 28 — The Valley of the Moon Amateur Radio Club hosts its annual Hamfest, a ham radio fair, electronics swap meet and breakfast. The free event features an actual operating radio station; chats with ham radio operators across the ...

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International Amateur Radio Regulatory Developments Announced

ARRL - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 11:11am

Several countries recently have proposed or instituted changes or announced developments with respect to Amateur Radio regulation. 

  • In China, according to the Chinese Radio Amateurs Club (CRAC), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology in Beijing has announced that radio amateurs will gain access to a 60-meter band starting on July 1. The latest edition of PRC Radio Frequency Division...
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GR9RW will be Royal Wedding Special Event Call Sign

ARRL - Wed, 04/25/2018 - 9:57am
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Central Carroll: Westminster Lions Club presents a paint night with a twist - Carroll County Times

Google News of the Day - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 2:11pm

Carroll County Times

Central Carroll: Westminster Lions Club presents a paint night with a twist
Carroll County Times
“Upgrade to General Amateur Radio License” will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Training Center, 50 Kate Wagner Road in Westminster. The course will be followed by the FCC examination on ...

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FOC 80th Anniversary Challenge Set for May

ARRL - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 1:04pm

In May 2018 the First Class CW Operators Club (FOC) will celebrate with the FOC 80th Anniversary Challenge, a members-only event. During the entire month, FOC members from around the world will be active on CW, using special call signs, many of them containing the number “80” or having an “FOC” suffix.

Points will be awarded for working these special call signs. The challenge is being run as a ...

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New 630-Meter Band Reported “Very Busy”

ARRL - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:42pm
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The Royal Mint to Host June Amateur Radio Special Event

ARRL - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:44am
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Frank Victor Tarkington, W3KLQ, SK — Installed First TV in the White House

ARRL - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:34am

Frank Tarkington, W3KLQ, of Silver Spring, Maryland, died on April 19. He was 102. A California native and World War II Navy radioman, Tarkington went on to enjoy a long career with Radio Corporation of America (RCA). In 1948, he installed the first television set in the White House so that President Harry Truman could witness the opening of Congress that January. Following his retirement, Tark...

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Hams on Dominica Conduct “Preparedness” Field Day in Advance of Hurricane Season

ARRL - Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:24am

Members of the Dominica Amateur Radio Club Incorporated (DARCI) held a second field-day-style emergency preparedness, awareness, and recruiting exercise on April 21. Radio amateurs on the Caribbean island are continuing the process of taking on a larger role in emergency preparedness and response for the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which begins June 1. Dominica suffered severe damage from Hurric...

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Claremont's Dr. Wing used old, new methods to help patients, including Princess Diana - Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Google News of the Day - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 1:40pm

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Claremont's Dr. Wing used old, new methods to help patients, including Princess Diana
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
A Claremont physician and inventor positively touched the lives of many people in his lifetime, even those from so widely different worlds as Princess Diana and long jump champion Mike Powell. You'll find photos of both celebrities on the wall of an ...

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Visitors tune into amateur radio stations at Parma Radio Club's Earth Day event - cleveland.com (blog)

Google News of the Day - Mon, 04/23/2018 - 1:45am

cleveland.com (blog)

Visitors tune into amateur radio stations at Parma Radio Club's Earth Day event
cleveland.com (blog)
He said despite the popularity of cell phones, the internet and other high-tech methods of communication, amateur radio remains popular. "It's easy to contact other operators around the world," Rogers said, noting that it's not necessary to have an ...

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P.E.I. ham radio operators celebrate Marconi Day in international ... - CBC.ca

Google News of the Day - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 10:20am

CBC.ca

P.E.I. ham radio operators celebrate Marconi Day in international ...
CBC.ca
Sitting in the Marconi Museum in Cape Bear, P.E.I., George Dewar fiddles with the knob on his radio, trying to get a clear signal to communicate with people, some of whom are thousands of kilometres away. Dewar and his friend Bernard Cormier are taking ...

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Binghamton Amateur Radio Association Celebrates Marconi Day - WICZ

Google News of the Day - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 6:23pm

WICZ

Binghamton Amateur Radio Association Celebrates Marconi Day
WICZ
“All around the world at sites associated with his life and his work, like his home in Italy and his labs and, amateur radio operators are setting up stations to try to talk to each other and make a contest to see how many ham radio owners can be ...

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Barbara Bedell: Church groups enjoy creating a Tricky Tray - Times Herald-Record

Google News of the Day - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 2:59am

Times Herald-Record

Barbara Bedell: Church groups enjoy creating a Tricky Tray
Times Herald-Record
The Orange County Amateur Radio Club (OCARC) is hosting its big annual Hamfest April 29 at the Town of Wallkill Community Center, 8 Wes Warren Drive in Middletown. Doors are open from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Buyer admission and door prize tickets are $6 ...

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