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Parkland Amateur Radio Club field day held - Preeceville and the Sturgis Review

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/16/2018 - 12:12pm

Preeceville and the Sturgis Review

Parkland Amateur Radio Club field day held
Preeceville and the Sturgis Review
It is for such scenarios that the local Town Office has a record of licensed ham radio operators," said Hein Bertram, amateur ham radio operator. Nine radio hams got together on the farm of radio amateur Bob Drayer and his wife Lorraine for the annual ...

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Commissioners learn about amateur radio - The Wellsboro Gazette

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/12/2018 - 2:16pm

Commissioners learn about amateur radio
The Wellsboro Gazette
Although it's unlikely that a weather emergency like a hurricane would happen in Potter County, Thomas Guilfoy said that it can and has happened in other places where power and cell service are knocked out. In that case, ham radio operators are able to ...

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Ham-designed Gear Used in Thailand Cave Rescue - Hackaday

Google News of the Day - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 10:27am

Hackaday

Ham-designed Gear Used in Thailand Cave Rescue
Hackaday
Sadly, [G3TDZ] is now a silent key (ham radio parlance for deceased) so he didn't get to see his design play a role in this high-profile rescue, although it has apparently been a part of many others in the past. .... My FCC license says 'Amateur Radio ...

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Bloomington Amateur Radio Club Meeting August 3 - WBIW.com

Google News of the Day - Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:43am

Bloomington Amateur Radio Club Meeting August 3
WBIW.com
(BLOOMINGTON) - The Bloomington Amateur Radio Club will meet on August 3 at 7 p.m.. The meeting will feature guest speaker Rick Phillips (ham radio call sign WA9MTH) who will speak on using an Oscilloscope. The public is invited to attend.

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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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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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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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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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Alexandria man honored for radio service during storm - Anniston Star

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/05/2018 - 1:39am

Alexandria man honored for radio service during storm
Anniston Star
Lique first started as a volunteer radio operator in 2012 when he received his license through the Calhoun County Amateur Radio Association. He now serves as the coordinator of Amateur Radio Emergency Service and director of Calhoun County Radio ...

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North Huntingdon ham radio operator settles case with FCC - Tribune-Review

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 5:35pm

Tribune-Review

North Huntingdon ham radio operator settles case with FCC
Tribune-Review
A well-known Westmoreland County ham radio operator has agreed to pay $7,000 to the federal government to settle allegations he intentionally interfered with other amateur radio operators on a particular frequency, officials said Tuesday. The Federal ...
Westmoreland County ham radio operator settles FCC casePittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pennsylvania News: Local Amateur Radio Operator, Brian Crow Agrees to Pay $7000.00 to Settle Federal Complaint ...STL.News (blog)

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Brother, sister will use ham radio expertise during Peachtree Road Race - Forsyth County News Online

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 3:47pm

Forsyth County News Online

Brother, sister will use ham radio expertise during Peachtree Road Race
Forsyth County News Online
They participate in weekly emergency communication exercises with their dad, Tom, who was exposed to amateur radio during the Vietnam War. His older brother served for two years during the conflict. The only way Tom McElroy's family in Pittsburgh could ...

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Wellesley Amateur Radio reaches new heights - www.hometownweekly.net (press release)

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 11:26am

www.hometownweekly.net (press release)

Wellesley Amateur Radio reaches new heights
www.hometownweekly.net (press release)
A longtime town resident and ham radio enthusiast, Charlie Bures, WA3ITR, reports he has been involved with a Natick High School High Altitude Balloon (HAB) launch. The STEM project carrying an Amateur Radio tracking device and GoPro cameras was ...

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Boca Raton Amateur Radio Association There In Times Of Need - Delray Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/03/2018 - 7:22am

Delray Newspaper (press release) (blog)

Boca Raton Amateur Radio Association There In Times Of Need
Delray Newspaper (press release) (blog)
By: Jan Engoren Contributing Writer. Unlike Jodie Foster in the 1997 film “Contact,” and Will Smith in “Independence Day,” who both used amateur, or ham radio, to make contact with extraterrestrials, the members of The Boca Raton Amateur Radio ...

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Ham radio operators practice and compete - Dorchester Banner

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/02/2018 - 7:37pm

Dorchester Banner

Ham radio operators practice and compete
Dorchester Banner
CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Easton Amateur Radio Society (EARS) sponsored Emergency Preparedness Day on Friday in Great Marsh Park. The ham radio operators – more on that “ham” later – were set up and ready to go by 2 p.m., when they began to ...

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Radio 'hams': The legacy of Iraq's amateur operators lives on - The National

Google News of the Day - Sun, 07/01/2018 - 11:38am

The National

Radio 'hams': The legacy of Iraq's amateur operators lives on
The National
Ahmed Al Amshawi was just 17-years-old when he first discovered the underground world of ham radio in his native Baghdad in 1996. A brotherhood of Iraqi men from all walks of life united by a common, clandestine passion: amateur radio communication.

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