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In a world of Skype and FaceTime, a Kettering freshman is bringing back ham radio club - Michigan Radio

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 4:49pm

Michigan Radio

In a world of Skype and FaceTime, a Kettering freshman is bringing back ham radio club
Michigan Radio
She may be busy with her double major in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Physics, but Kettering University student Ruth Willet always finds time for her passion: amateur radio – also known as "ham radio." And even in this era of FaceTime and ...

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Community Calendar - Lonoke News

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:28pm

Community Calendar
Lonoke News
May 19: Our Vets Cabot will be having their monthly pantry for Veterans and their families from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 214 Rainbow Drive, Cabot. For more information see our Facebook page. Facebook.com/feedourvetscabot. May STARS, (Small Town Amateur ...

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Nazis pressed ham radio hobbyists to serve the Third Reich – but surviving came at a price - WTOP

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 7:11am

Nazis pressed ham radio hobbyists to serve the Third Reich – but surviving came at a price
WTOP
More importantly, though, German amateur radio hobbyists were a big boost for the Nazis' secret military rebuilding effort. The Treaty of Versailles, which had ended World War I, strictly limited how many people and weapons the German military could have.

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Ham radio regulatory changes in Eire - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 4:09am

Ham radio regulatory changes in Eire
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Ham radio regulatory changes in Eire. ComReg's massive allocation of low-band VHF spectrum to radio amateurs in Eire is most welcome and sets an example to other regulators but other aspects of the regulations raise questions. The low-band VHF ...

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Ham radio operators help save lives in Tinder Fire - KVOA Tucson News

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:37am

KVOA Tucson News

Ham radio operators help save lives in Tinder Fire
KVOA Tucson News
Hobart isn't too fond of the name more commonly used for amateur radioham radio. “I think it started out as a not-very-complimentary term, you've heard of ham actors?” Hobart said. This is just a pastime for the Hagans, who have been married for 54 ...

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HAM RADIOS HELP SAVE LIVES IN TINDER FIRE - 12news.com KPNX

Google News of the Day - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 9:53pm

HAM RADIOS HELP SAVE LIVES IN TINDER FIRE
12news.com KPNX
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Amateur radios and their operators beat out modern technology last Sunday, possibly helping save lives in the Tinder Fire. This form of communication is more than a century old. Bill and Mary Lou Hagan are members of the Amateur ...

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'Sergio and Sergey': Film Review - Hollywood Reporter

Google News of the Day - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 5:34pm

Hollywood Reporter

'Sergio and Sergey': Film Review
Hollywood Reporter
The storyline is loosely based on the surreal true story of the cosmonaut Sergey Krikaliov, who was stranded for 10 months in 1991 satelliting Earth on the Mir space station, unable to descend for lack of funds: Krikaliov was in regular touch from ...

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Disaster Response Depends on You: Get Involved! - The Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 9:10am

The Daily Herald

Disaster Response Depends on You: Get Involved!
The Daily Herald
The open house will highlight four ways residents can get involved in the community's response to a disaster. These include the Snohomish County Auxiliary Communication Service (ACS), Snohomish County Emergency Response Volunteers (SERV), the Community ...

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LOCAL NOTES - Cape Cod Times

Google News of the Day - Sun, 04/29/2018 - 3:09am

LOCAL NOTES
Cape Cod Times
Tickets are $10 and are available at capecodmassappeal.org, at the Wellfleet Council on Aging and at the door. Ham radio operators to meet May 7. The Barnstable Amateur Radio Club invites all ham radio operators and those interested in learning about ...

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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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'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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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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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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Repurpose Frequency Selective Levelmeters for Ham Radio - Radio World

Google News of the Day - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 1:07pm

Radio World

Repurpose Frequency Selective Levelmeters for Ham Radio
Radio World
The limited frequency range (9 kHz–3.3 MHz) of Sierra 303B was not a deal-breaker, as I was interested in a receiver capable of receiving longwave, AM broadcast, amateur radio and the tropical shortwave bands. There's plenty of radio action to listen ...

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Happenings - Detroit Lakes Online

Google News of the Day - Fri, 04/20/2018 - 12:24pm

Happenings
Detroit Lakes Online
Amateur Radio Club: The April meeting of the Detroit Lakes Amateur Radio Club is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. in the Icehouse restaurant, Holiday Inn, Detroit Lakes. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in ham radio or shortwave listening. A ...

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