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Annual Emergency Preparedness Fair is Saturday - Daily Journal Online

Google News of the Day - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:39am

Annual Emergency Preparedness Fair is Saturday
Daily Journal Online
The Eastern Ozarks Amateur Radio Club will demonstrate ham radio operation. Vendors include Shawnee Moon with herbal supplements, Stg. Steele's Military Surplus and Survival Store, and The Feed Store with chain saws. Also on hand will be Civil Air ...

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Bulletin Board - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:45pm

Bulletin Board
Curry Coastal Pilot
... collectibles, kitchenware and furniture. For more information, call 541-698-7693. Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For ...

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100% success during amateur radio test - Crossville Chronicle

Google News of the Day - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:21pm

100% success during amateur radio test
Crossville Chronicle
... the upgrading amateurs in the weeks prior to the test. The volunteer examiners were Dick Chabot, Mike McKeehan, Harry Kulp, Steve Weisberg, Richard Rideout, Jim Walker and James Orleff. Amateur radio provides emergency communications and is a ...

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Maritime Radio Historical Society’s K6KPH will be Active for International Marconi Day

ARRL - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:47am

K6KPH, the amateur station of the Maritime Radio Historical Society (MRHS), will be among those active on International Marconi Day (IMD), Saturday, April 21 (UTC). Organized by the Cornish Amateur Radio Club, IMD takes place each year on the weekend closest to Marconi's birthday, April 25.

K6KPH will operate on CW on 80, 40, 20, 17, and 15 meters. Since K6KPH transmits from the original Marcon...

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Denmark’s EDR Offers Award for World Amateur Radio Day Contacts with 5P0WARD

ARRL - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 2:39pm

World Amateur Radio Day is Wednesday, April 18, and EDR, Denmark’s International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Member-Society, is sponsoring the 5P0WARD Award for working 5P0WARD/xx stations between 0000 and 2400 UTC.

Stations in Europe qualify for a gold award by contacting 12 different 5P0WARD/xx stations on at least four different bands. For silver, work 10 different 5P0WARD/xx stations on at le...

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Oregon amateur radio operators prep for disaster response - KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Google News of the Day - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 1:36pm

KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

Oregon amateur radio operators prep for disaster response
KOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2
PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU/CNN) – If a major disaster ever does hit the Pacific Northwest, a group of unlikely heroes may be ready to step in and help. They're amateur radio operators. And if the power grid goes down, they may be the only line of ...

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Dalton Holds Annual Georgia QSO Party for Amateur Radio Members - Government Technology

Google News of the Day - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 12:38pm

Government Technology

Dalton Holds Annual Georgia QSO Party for Amateur Radio Members
Government Technology
... Barfield and Carter Grant stood in the backyard of the Huff House on Saturday afternoon attempting to make contact with radio frequencies during the annual Georgia QSO Party, a gathering of amateur radio enthusiasts, also know as ham radio operators.
Oregon amateur radio operators prep for disaster responseKOBI-TV NBC5 / KOTI-TV NBC2

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“The Wireman” Press Jones, N8UG, SK:

ARRL - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 10:30am

“The Wireman” Pressley W. “Press” Jones, N8UG, of Landrum, South Carolina, died on April 10. He was 89. The “original” Wireman and his crew have been staples of many hamfests and conventions across the US for more than 45 years, supplying attendees with coaxial cable, wire, insulators, balanced feed line, and more. “He was a great teacher and speaker with his one-of-a kind approach to communica...

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Foundation to Honor Former ARRL Connecticut Section Manager Betsey Doane, K1EIC

ARRL - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 9:33am

Former Connecticut Section Manager and retired professor Betsey Doane, K1EIC, will receive the Housatonic Community College Foundation (HCCF) Lifetime Achievement Award on April 19, during the college’s 50th anniversary community celebration.

Doane has been on the cutting edge of major industry advancements in teaching techniques for the visually impaired. She has worked toward developing comput...

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OPINION | Tim Weisberg: Farewell to 'The Master,' As Art Bell Dies at 72 - wbsm.com

Google News of the Day - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 6:20pm

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OPINION | Tim Weisberg: Farewell to 'The Master,' As Art Bell Dies at 72
wbsm.com
Art started out as an amateur radio broadcaster at the age of 13, something he never lost his love for even as he became a professional one. In the mid-90s, with conspiracy theories and shows like The X-Files all the rage, Art's overnight show Coast to ...
Pahrump-based radio host Art Bell dies at 72 – Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas Review-Journal
BREAKING: Former Coast to Coast AM Host Art Bell Dead at Age 72News/Talk 790 KFYO
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Former “Coast to Coast AM” Radio Show Host Art Bell, W6OBB, SK

ARRL - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 12:02pm

Former “Coast to Coast AM” and “Dreamland” radio host Art Bell, W6OBB, of Pahrump, Nevada, died on Friday, April 13, at his home, the Nye County Sheriff’s Office announced. He was 72. A KSNV news report indicated that Bell’s family was with him when he died. The Sheriff’s Office said an autopsy would be performed.

“The cause of Bell’s death was yet to be revealed,” is how International Business ...

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Fundraisers, volunteer opportunities, community events, meetings - The Fayetteville Observer

Google News of the Day - Sat, 04/14/2018 - 2:19am

Fundraisers, volunteer opportunities, community events, meetings
The Fayetteville Observer
The Moore County Amateur Radio Society takes a look at amateur/ham radio; meetings are open to all. 910-400-3019. Fayetteville Area Habitat Team: Thursday, noon. An interest meeting to engage the faith community in future Habitat programs, events, and ...

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School’s Ham Contact with Space Station Raises Amateur Radio’s Visibility in Alabama

ARRL - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 3:50pm

An Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) school contact with crew member Ricky Arnold, KE5DAU, was a huge success on more than one level. Fifteen students at Pinson Valley High School in Alabama had the opportunity to chat via ham radio on April 10 in a direct contact with Arnold, who was at the helm of NA1SS for his inaugural ARISS contact.

Witnessing the event was an audienc...

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DX Operators Establishing New Logbook of The World Accounts May E-Mail Documentation

ARRL - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 1:19pm

Amateur Radio operators from outside the US who are requesting an initial call sign certificate to establish a new Logbook of The World (LoTW) user account now may submit the required documentation via e-mail. Non-US radio amateurs must provide a copy of their Amateur Radio license or authorization, plus a copy of one other government-issued document showing the applicant’s name and address (se...

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Many Post ARISS-Russia Interkosmos Slow-Scan Television (SSTV) Images

ARRL - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:27am

The ARISS-Russia Cosmonautics Day (International Day of Human Space Flight) SSTV transmissions from the International Space Station have proven popular among earthbound radio amateurs around the globe. The SSTV images, stored on a computer in the ISS Russian segment, commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Interkosmos Project period of the Soviet space program.

Images received can be posted and ...

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Aruba QSL Bureau Manager, WRTC 2006 Competitor Emily Thiel, P43E, SK

ARRL - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:19am

Emily Thiel, P43E, of Oranjestad, Aruba, died on April 12 after suffering an apparent stroke while hiking in Aruba National Park. She was 49. Thiel was a competitor at WRTC 2006 (held in Brazil), a member of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club, and she managed the Aruba QSL Bureau.

Licensed in 1997, she attended various conventions and hamfests around the world. She was part of the A61AJ multioperator ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 10:11am

No sunspots were seen over the past reporting week, April 5-11, so average daily sunspot number declined from 3.3 to 0. Average daily solar flux declined from 68.6 to 67.7. Average daily planetary A index increased from 5 to 9.4, and average daily mid-latitude A index went from 4 to 8.1.

But on Thursday, April 12, a new sunspot appeared, AR2704, and it is a small one. However, this one is three ...

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