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Hams to explore 50 years of technology - Kaufman Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 2:41pm

Hams to explore 50 years of technology
Kaufman Herald
CCARC participates in the National Weather Service SKYWARN program and the Amateur Radio Emergency Service. The club also provides guidance and information to those wishing to join the ranks of Amateur “ham” Radio. There no longer is a ...

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ARISS-Russia SSTV Transmissions Continue

ARRL - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 2:21pm

The ARISS-Russia SSTV transmissions from the International Space Station’s the Russian Service module that started on June 29 may continue until July 13, when the equipment being used for SSTV transmissions will be required for a school contact.

RS0ISS is sending stored images commemorating various satellites that have been hand-deployed from the ISS, including the first such satellite deploymen...

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World JOTA-JOTI Registration Now Open

ARRL - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:06am
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AMSAT Issues First Call for 2018 Space Symposium Papers

ARRL - Tue, 07/10/2018 - 9:47am
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Amateur radio enthusiasts enjoy Hamfest event - Salisbury Post

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/09/2018 - 12:08am

Salisbury Post

Amateur radio enthusiasts enjoy Hamfest event
Salisbury Post
The two were vendors at the Firecracker Hamfest, an event for amateur ham radio operators who want to buy, sell or trade electronics and other equipment. Rowan Amateur Radio Society hosted the event, which is in its 33rd year, most of which has taken ...

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Austintown Hamfest shows Ham radios remain vital tools - Youngstown Vindicator

Google News of the Day - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 7:19pm

Youngstown Vindicator

Austintown Hamfest shows Ham radios remain vital tools
Youngstown Vindicator
Ham radio, on the other hand, can act as a vital liaison in quickly disseminating critical information to emergency personnel during such disasters, O'Neil-Meleski explained during Sunday's annual Hamfest, Computer and Electronics show at the ...

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Austintown Hamfest shows Ham radios remain vital tools - Youngstown Vindicator

Google News of the Day - Sun, 07/08/2018 - 7:16pm

Youngstown Vindicator

Austintown Hamfest shows Ham radios remain vital tools
Youngstown Vindicator
Ham radio, on the other hand, can act as a vital liaison in quickly disseminating critical information to emergency personnel during such disasters, O'Neil-Meleski explained during Sunday's annual Hamfest, Computer and Electronics show at the ...

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PHOTOS: Hamming it up at Coonskin Park - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Google News of the Day - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 3:04pm

PHOTOS: Hamming it up at Coonskin Park
Charleston Gazette-Mail
Members of the Kanawha Amateur Radio Club spent a weekend at Coonskin Park last month testing their ability to provide communications in the event of an emergency. The ham radio operators set up antennas and used emergency power sources, like ...

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Potter County Commissioners approve loan for 911 system upgrade - Bradford Era

Google News of the Day - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 2:39pm

Potter County Commissioners approve loan for 911 system upgrade
Bradford Era
HAM radio plays a major part at any disaster going on,” stated Tom Guilfoy. “When land lines, cell phones and other communications are out, amateur radio operators can step in with their equipment.” Potter County's Headwaters Amateur Radio Club is ...

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South Pasadena Amateur Radio Club Demonstrates Emergency Response Through Radios - South Pasadena Review

Google News of the Day - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:17am

South Pasadena Review

South Pasadena Amateur Radio Club Demonstrates Emergency Response Through Radios
South Pasadena Review
From Left to Right, South Pasadena Amateur Radio Club Founder Bob Vanderwall and Vice-President John Aboud were on hand for the Field Day demonstrations to show people the importance of ham radios during an emergency. Photo by Steve Whitmore. The ...

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AMSAT Announces Board of Directors Nominees

ARRL - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:07am

AMSAT-NA has announced the 2018 candidates for its Board of Directors. The candidates, in alphabetical, are Tom Clark, K3IO; Mark Hammond, N8MH; Scott Harvey, KA7FVV; Bruce Paige, KK5DO, and Peter Portanova, W2JV.

This year, AMSAT-NA will elect three voting Board members, with the seats going to those who receive the three highest votes. Two alternates will be chosen bases on the next highest nu...

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CASSIOPE Spacecraft Listens In on 2018 ARRL Field Day

ARRL - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 10:03am

The Canadian CASSIOPE (CAScade, Smallsat, and Ionospheric Polar Explorer) spacecraft once again eavesdropped on ARRL Field Day activity. CASSIOPE’s Radio Receiver Instrument (RRI) was tuned to 7.005 MHz during six passes over the North American continent during Field Day 2018, although there was no advance publicity this year. The RRI is a component of the spacecraft’s Enhanced Polar Outflow Pr...

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The August Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!

ARRL - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 9:57am
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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 07/06/2018 - 6:20am

No sunspots have appeared since June 26. If we use predicted solar flux as a proxy, flux is expected to be less than 70 until July 8, this Sunday, so I would not expect sunspot activity to resume perhaps until July 13-23 when solar flux is expected to rise above 70.

Predicted solar flux is 68 on July 6-7, 70 on July 8-12, 72 on July 13, 75 on July 14-15, 77 on July 16, 80 on July 17-19, 77 on Ju...

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Amateur Operator Penalized for Interference on Shared Frequencies - Radio World

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 12:34pm

Radio World

Amateur Operator Penalized for Interference on Shared Frequencies
Radio World
“When a ham radio operator interferes with other operators, the whole amateur radio system is threatened — potentially to the point that it could fall apart,” said Rosemary Harold, chief of the Enforcement Bureau. “Amateur radio licensees know that ...
Pennsylvania Ham to Pay $7k Fine for Intentional InterferenceRadio magazine

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Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition Now Off the Air

ARRL - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 11:16am

All Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition operating positions went silent at 1200 UTC on July 5. The final contact was on FT8 with JA2FJP on 80 meters. The 14-member team, accompanied by a US Fish and Wildlife Service escort, expect to be off the island by 0000 UTC on July 6 for the 6-day voyage across the International Dateline to Fiji.

“The team is very tired but proud of QSO totals, over 16,000 un...

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Pennsylvania Ham to Pay $7k Fine for Intentional Interference - Radio magazine

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 10:27am

Radio magazine

Pennsylvania Ham to Pay $7k Fine for Intentional Interference
Radio magazine
WASHINGTON — A Pennsylvania ham radio operator has agreed to pay a $7,000 fine for “intentionally causing interference to other amateur radio operators' transmissions and failing to provide station identification when transmitting,” according to a ...
Amateur Operator Penalized for Interference on Shared FrequenciesRadio World

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