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New BCH-270 Handheld Radio Now Available: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 7:25pm

New BCH-270 Handheld Radio Now Available:
eHam.net
BridgeCom Systems, Inc is pleased to announce the availability of BCH-270 Handheld Radio for the amateur radio market. The new BCH-270 Handheld Dual Band amateur ham radio transmits on 144-147.995 (2m) and 430- 449.995 MHz (70cm).

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Ham radio equipment offered in Gardnerville - Nevada Appeal

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 3:32pm

Ham radio equipment offered in Gardnerville
Nevada Appeal
When George Uebele (WW7E) died last year, he left behind a room crammed with HAM radio equipment and books. His widow, Dorothy Uebele (N7MXA), was overwhelmed by the prospect of sorting through it all, so she called SIERA, the Sierra ...

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Mercer County Radio Club to host picnic - Youngstown Vindicator

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 8:00am

Mercer County Radio Club to host picnic
Youngstown Vindicator
The Mercer County Amateur Radio Club will host a picnic for ham radio operators from Mercer County at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Amateur radio station, K3LR, at 44 Elliot Road, West Middlesex, Pa. Mercer County amateur radio operators provide free ...

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Students experience the thrill of Ham Radio operation - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 3:49am

Students experience the thrill of Ham Radio operation
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
They carefully observed as a group of Ham operators made swift arrangements to capture the signals from their college premises to help them see pictures transmitted by members of Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS), to mark its ...

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Reflections: The world at my fingertips - Traverse City Record Eagle

Google News of the Day - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 4:31pm

Traverse City Record Eagle

Reflections: The world at my fingertips
Traverse City Record Eagle
Through my exploration of the short wave band, I happened upon another collection of radio enthusiasts, ham radio operators. When I mentioned my new interest at the dinner table, my dad said that he had a friend who was a ham and the ... After a year ...

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Uebele legacy for sale at HAM general meeting - The Record-Courier

Google News of the Day - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 2:56pm

The Record-Courier

Uebele legacy for sale at HAM general meeting
The Record-Courier
5, 2016, he left behind a room crammed with HAM radio equipment and books. ... SIERA invites anyone interested in amateur radio to attend the regular General Meetings, held the first Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. at the United Methodist Church.

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Mercer County Radio Club to host picnic - Youngstown Vindicator

Google News of the Day - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 12:56am

Mercer County Radio Club to host picnic
Youngstown Vindicator
The Mercer County Amateur Radio Club will host a picnic for ham radio operators from Mercer County at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the Amateur radio station, K3LR, at 44 Elliot Road, West Middlesex, Pa. Mercer County amateur radio operators provide free ...

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Joining the 'CERT' team - Point Pleasant Register

Google News of the Day - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 8:15pm

Point Pleasant Register

Joining the 'CERT' team
Point Pleasant Register
They also coordinate with amateur radio operators, also called HAM radio, for efficient communications. In a disaster situation radio space is often tied up with law enforcement and emergency medical services. Therefore non-emergency communications ...

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For Fiestas de Taos, a mix of excitement, caution - taosnews

Google News of the Day - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 6:31pm

taosnews

For Fiestas de Taos, a mix of excitement, caution
taosnews
This morning (July 21), Taoseños and visitors from throughout the state and region dove into another Las Fiestas de Taos – a time of celebration, feasting and dance for many who flock to the heart of the historic Taos Plaza. But for others, the three ...

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Dialed in: Amateur radio association keeping 'the other wireless' alive - Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Google News of the Day - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 1:22pm

Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Dialed in: Amateur radio association keeping 'the other wireless' alive
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
According to MARA secretary Tabitha Sherman, the group is comprised of folks from every walk of life with at least one thing in common, the love of amateur, or ham radio. Group officers said MARA members are involved in every aspect of amateur radio.

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How to make sure you can communicate with family during a disaster - KING5.com

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:04pm

KING5.com

How to make sure you can communicate with family during a disaster
KING5.com
For an investment of less than $100 and a brief test you can become a HAM radio operator yourself. For more information about how to prepare a communications plan for your family, visit snohomishcountywa.gov. Join KING 5's Disaster Preparedness ...

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Alex Mendelsohn, Kennebunk - Maine Public

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:57am

Alex Mendelsohn, Kennebunk
Maine Public
About the same time I earned my Amateur Radio license, and became a ham radio operator. Those skills must have been revealed in the Army's screening tests, as my orders came down for Signal School. I was grateful. The 21-week course at Fort Gordon ...

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Virginia Tech expert to study August eclipse for impacts on radar, ham radio, GPS - Augusta Free Press

Google News of the Day - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:30am

Augusta Free Press

Virginia Tech expert to study August eclipse for impacts on radar, ham radio, GPS
Augusta Free Press
Greg Earle, a professor of electrical engineering, heads up a team of faculty, staff, and students studying the effects on systems we use everyday – such as over-the-horizon radar, amateur radio, and even the global positioning system or GPS, which ...

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Excitement in store for city Hams - The Hindu - The Hindu

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 3:20pm

Excitement in store for city Hams - The Hindu
The Hindu
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS), it will send pictures relating to its past and present ...

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George Chester Ford Jr., 76, member of Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club for 27 years - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:03pm

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

George Chester Ford Jr., 76, member of Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club for 27 years
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
George belonged to the South Jersey Amateur Ham Radio Club for 36 years, the Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club for 27 years, and was a life member of the American Radio League. He was a wonderful, loving husband, father and grandfather.

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Virginia Tech expert to study August solar eclipse effects on radar ... - wtkr.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 8:48am

wtkr.com

Virginia Tech expert to study August solar eclipse effects on radar ...
wtkr.com
An expert from Virginia Tech will lead an experiment to study the effects of the upcoming solar eclipse on different communication, safety and transportation ...

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Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Tuesday: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 4:07am

Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Tuesday:
eHam.net
... Jamboree on the air at K2BSA. Chat room and phone lines open. This program is also simulcast on famous international shortwave station WBCQ on 5130 Khz. We invite you to join our ham radio facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/w5kub/ ...

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Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Tuesday: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:37am

Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Tuesday:
eHam.net
... Jamboree on the air at K2BSA. Chat room and phone lines open. This program is also simulcast on famous international shortwave station WBCQ on 5130 Khz. We invite you to join our ham radio facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/w5kub/ ...

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Virginia Tech Expert to Study August Eclipse for Impacts on Radar, Ham Radio, GPS - Newswise (press release)

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 2:59am

Virginia Tech Expert to Study August Eclipse for Impacts on Radar, Ham Radio, GPS
Newswise (press release)
Greg Earle, a professor of electrical engineering, heads up a team of faculty, staff, and students studying the effects on systems we use everyday – such as over-the-horizon radar, amateur radio, and even the global positioning system or GPS, which ...

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Foundations of Amateur Radio -- 110: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 3:45am

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- 110:
eHam.net
We can do better, we should do better and to keep our hobby relevant and alive, we must do better. Foundations of Amateur Radio is a weekly podcast about the thousand hobbies that make up Ham Radio with participants across the globe in all walks of ...

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