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7th annual Vette City Hamfest - WBKO

Google News of the Day - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 9:17pm

WBKO

7th annual Vette City Hamfest
WBKO
Bowling Green, Ky (WBKO) --- In the summer of 1956, a group of amateur radio operators in Bowling Green, Kentucky organized the Warren County Radio Club. ... "We launched it from Bowling Green," said Bill Brown, ham radio operator and engineer.

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It's a ham radio thing - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/05/2018 - 3:51am

It's a ham radio thing
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The first Five County 'It's a Ham Radio Thing' event. This event may be ahead of its time or a bust. On Saturday October 6, 2018, starting at 9 AM and ending at 1:00 PM. We will have an informal get together to talk about ham radio. We will have a ham ...

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Introduction to Ham Radio in Jefferson October 17 — - Freepress Online

Google News of the Day - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 3:45pm

Freepress Online

Introduction to Ham Radio in Jefferson October 17 —
Freepress Online
Local hams from the Lincoln County Amateur Radio Club and Lincoln County Amateur Radio Team will host an evening of information on the excitement and benefits of amateur radio at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at the Jefferson Fire and Rescue ...

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In & Around Greene 10-4-18 - The Daily Progress

Google News of the Day - Thu, 10/04/2018 - 9:19am

In & Around Greene 10-4-18
The Daily Progress
Oct. 4. The Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club will meet at the Blue Ridge Café on Thursday, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. All ham radio operators and those wishing to become hams are welcome. Oct. 5. The Rapidan Volunteer Fire Department holds a Fall ...

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RI elementary school students talk to astronaut in space - Turn to 10

Google News of the Day - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 2:11pm

Turn to 10

RI elementary school students talk to astronaut in space
Turn to 10
Astronaut Ricky Arnold used a ham radio to field questions from the eager group at Pell Elementary School on Tuesday afternoon. The Newport school is the first public school in the state to hold a conversation with an astronaut on the space station ...
Elementary school students talk to astronaut in spaceThe Telegraph

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Elementary school students talk to astronaut in space - The State

Google News of the Day - Wed, 10/03/2018 - 10:41am

Elementary school students talk to astronaut in space
The State
A group of Rhode Island elementary school students got a chance to speak to an astronaut aboard the International Space Station. Astronaut Ricky Arnold used a ham radio to field questions from the eager group at Pell Elementary School on Tuesday ...

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Peggy Sue Gerron, inspiration for Buddy Holly song, dies in Texas - Worcester Telegram

Google News of the Day - Tue, 10/02/2018 - 4:48pm

Worcester Telegram

Peggy Sue Gerron, inspiration for Buddy Holly song, dies in Texas
Worcester Telegram
Friends in Texas and New Mexico, who particularly knew her as a ham radio enthusiast, remember how fascinated she would be in talking to people she had never met from around the world. Doug Hutton, of Lubbock, who also is an amateur radio operator, ...
Peggy Sue dies at age 78KCBD

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Peggy Sue Gerron, inspiration for Buddy Holly song, dies in Lubbock - LubbockOnline.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 10/01/2018 - 5:17pm

LubbockOnline.com

Peggy Sue Gerron, inspiration for Buddy Holly song, dies in Lubbock
LubbockOnline.com
Friends in Texas and New Mexico, who particularly knew her as a ham radio enthusiast, remember how fascinated she would be in talking to people she had never met from around the world. Doug Hutton of Lubbock, who also is an amateur radio operator, ...

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Filling the gap: Amateur radio operators could provide communications in emergency - Leader-Telegram

Google News of the Day - Sun, 09/30/2018 - 12:10am

Leader-Telegram

Filling the gap: Amateur radio operators could provide communications in emergency
Leader-Telegram
“This is a drill.” Thankfully, these words will begin and end all messages flying across the airwaves Saturday when Eau Claire County amateur radio operators take part in an annual national simulated emergency test.

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State briefs for Sept. 29 - NewsOK.com

Google News of the Day - Sat, 09/29/2018 - 1:02am

State briefs for Sept. 29
NewsOK.com
Ham radio operators meet and greet set. Okmulgee County Emergency Management invites amateur radio operators to a meet and greet at 8 a.m. Saturday at the at the county's Emergency Operation Center, 110 N Alabama. Several ham radio operators ...

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Active shooting drill at St. Pat's helped first responders train - Youngstown Vindicator

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/28/2018 - 12:54am

Youngstown Vindicator

Active shooting drill at St. Pat's helped first responders train
Youngstown Vindicator
Volunteers from the Mahoning Valley Amateur Radio Association communicated with hospital staff on ham radios and alerted them of when the victims were coming. Joe Wojtowicz explained cell phone signals can get jammed after disasters, and that's where ...

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Ham radio club hosting class - Richfield Reaper

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/26/2018 - 12:51pm

Richfield Reaper

Ham radio club hosting class
Richfield Reaper
The Sevier Amateur Radio Club is set to host a class through October for those wanting to learn more about ham radio operations. The class is set for Wednesdays at 7 p.m., starting Oct. 10, and continued on the 17th and 24th. The class will be hosted ...

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Stateside: State responds to Wisconsin water diversion; Detroit Lions celebrate an unexpected win - Michigan Radio

Google News of the Day - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 5:53pm

Michigan Radio

Stateside: State responds to Wisconsin water diversion; Detroit Lions celebrate an unexpected win
Michigan Radio
Today on Stateside, a Michigan official responds to the controversy surrounding Wisconsin's quiet approval of a 2010 request to divert nearly 11 million gallons of Great Lakes water per day. Plus, a comic book that explores the repatriation of Native ...

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Vi Barrett W6CBA - 70 years a radio ham - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Mon, 09/24/2018 - 4:14am

Vi Barrett W6CBA - 70 years a radio ham
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
As a teenager in Los Angeles, Barrett fell in love with ham radio and became one of the few women to enter what was then considered a man's world of electronics. Barrett heard about amateur radio's annual event where hams gather, set up antennas and ...

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Amateur radio group boosts emergency communication in Dubuque, Jackson counties - telegraphherald.com

Google News of the Day - Sun, 09/23/2018 - 2:09am

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Amateur radio group boosts emergency communication in Dubuque, Jackson counties
telegraphherald.com
Paired with another repeater installed last year at the Dubuque County Emergency Management Agency, the move increases the communication capabilities of “ham radio” users, who often serve in communication and storm-spotter roles during severe ...

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Hamfest draws amateur radio fans, users to Windsor - Press Herald

Google News of the Day - Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:17pm

Press Herald

Hamfest draws amateur radio fans, users to Windsor
Press Herald
Maine has about 5,000 ham radio operators, including, Crowley said, former Gov. John Baldacci, whom he helped to get a license, and Rodney Scribner, Maine's former state treasurer and state auditor, who was helping to administer Saturday's exam.

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After nearly 100 years, budget cuts could mean radio silence for stations near Fort Collins - The Coloradoan

Google News of the Day - Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:25pm

The Coloradoan

After nearly 100 years, budget cuts could mean radio silence for stations near Fort Collins
The Coloradoan
Ham radio operators rely on the time and frequency standards from WWV to fine-tune and check the accuracy of their equipment, said Dave Winnett, public affairs officer with the Northern Colorado Amateur Radio Club. The public may not be aware of the ...

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Mounds View amateur radio store prepares to sign off - Minnesota Public Radio News

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 7:21pm

Minnesota Public Radio News

Mounds View amateur radio store prepares to sign off
Minnesota Public Radio News
He first learned about it from a shop teacher in Duluth, where he grew up, but it wasn't until after he and his brother had opened a satellite TV shop in Blaine that he decided ham radio could be a career, at least in part. He's also an astronomy ...

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One of FBI's first female dispatchers continues to bust stereotypes from her Fullerton living room - OCRegister

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 7:17pm

OCRegister

One of FBI's first female dispatchers continues to bust stereotypes from her Fullerton living room
OCRegister
Vi Barrett sits in the living room of her Fullerton home with her ham radio equipment and related memorabilia on Tuesday, September 15, 2018. .... Barrett heard about amateur radio's annual event where hams gather, set up antennas and invite the public.

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One of FBI's first female dispatchers continues to bust stereotypes from her Fullerton living room - OCRegister

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/20/2018 - 7:17pm

OCRegister

One of FBI's first female dispatchers continues to bust stereotypes from her Fullerton living room
OCRegister
... expert in Morse code, can still tap 15 words a minute. And when you discover her background, it all makes sense. As a teenager in Los Angeles, Barrett fell in love with ham radio and became one of the few women to enter what was then considered a ...

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