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Club Group Will Operate W1AW for Winter Field Day

ARRL - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:49am

Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will host a group that will take part in Winter Field Day later this month. Sponsored by the Winter Field Day Association (WFDA), Winter Field Day will take place over the January 27-28 weekend, and it can be an opportune time to prep for ARRL Field Day in June.

“Assuming the weather holds out, a group of hams will be here the last weekend of January to operate W1AW ...

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Sea Cadets earn Ham Radio Technician License - ThurstonTalk

Google News of the Day - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:29am

ThurstonTalk

Sea Cadets earn Ham Radio Technician License
ThurstonTalk
During the Winter break from school, local Sea Cadets of the Capitol Battalion Sea Cadets took the opportunity to earn their Amateur Radio Technician's License. On December 18 through 20, Thurston County District 13 Griffin Fire Station hosted these ...

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Sea Cadets earn Ham Radio Technician License - ThurstonTalk

Google News of the Day - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:27am

Sea Cadets earn Ham Radio Technician License
ThurstonTalk
During the Winter break from school, local Sea Cadets of the Capitol Battalion Sea Cadets took the opportunity to earn their Amateur Radio Technician's License. On December 18 through 20, Thurston County District 13 Griffin Fire Station hosted these ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 9:11am

Average daily sunspot number was 11.9 over the past reporting week (January 4-10, 2018) compared to zero (no sunspots) over the previous seven days. But average daily solar flux declined slightly, 70.4 to 69.9.

Average daily planetary A index went from 5.1 to 5.4, and average mid-latitude A index changed from 3.4 to 4.6.

Predicted solar flux is 70 on January 12-21, 72 on January 22-27, 70 on Janu...

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Calling all quilters - Seacoastonline.com

Google News of the Day - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 3:07pm

Calling all quilters
Seacoastonline.com
A group of amateur radio enthusiasts; all interested in ham radio are welcomed. For more information, contact Alex at alexmm@roadrunner.com or (207) 967-8812. Basic course for radio amateurs. In early 2018, the New England Radio Discussion Society will ...

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Ham radio operators to train for next disaster - The Augusta Chronicle

Google News of the Day - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 1:31pm

The Augusta Chronicle

Ham radio operators to train for next disaster
The Augusta Chronicle
“Hurricane Irma tested our ability to respond to a major disaster, and we are using what we learned to better prepare our operators should we be called on again,” said David Benoist, Georgia section manager for the Amateur Radio Relay League. Disasters ...

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Nominations Sought for Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award

ARRL - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 11:02am

Nominations are open for ARRL’s annual Philip J. McGan Memorial Silver Antenna Award, which recognizes and honors the efforts of individuals who create greater awareness and understanding the services and benefits that Amateur Radio provides to the general public. The deadline to submit a nomination is May 19, 2018.

Every day Public Information Coordinators, Public Information Officers, and othe...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 9:00am
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ARRL Invites Nominations for Six Awards

ARRL - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 6:31pm
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“Amateur Radio…Serving the Community” is Hamvention 2018 Theme

ARRL - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 3:12pm

The theme for Hamvention® 2018 is “Amateur Radio...Serving the Community.” Ron Cramer, KD8ENJ, Hamvention General Chairman, said the theme acknowledges the role that ham radio operators play in their communities, especially in times of emergencies.

“During recent disasters, hurricanes in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico and wildfires in the West, Amateur Radio operators were once again called upon...

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Cedar Creek Lake amateur radio club plans January gathering - Kaufman Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 2:27pm

Cedar Creek Lake amateur radio club plans January gathering
Kaufman Herald
Keeping equipment and home safe from lightining is the topic of the next Cedar Creek Amateur (ham) Radio Club meeting. President Charles Wells will present videos and live demonstrations on how to construct antennas that are not lightning magnets and ...

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FCC Cites Auto Dealership for Causing Harmful Interference to Cell Phone Site

ARRL - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 1:35pm

The FCC Enforcement Bureau called on a North Dakota auto dealership “to stop operating devices that are causing interference to licensed radio operations and to comply with federal rules and regulations related to radio frequency devices.” The Bureau release a Citation and Order on January 9, to Lithia Toyota of Grand Forks. The case stems from interference to a nearby Verizon Wireless site tha...

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CWops Solicits Award Nominations

ARRL - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 1:06pm

The CW Operators’ Club (CWops) is accepting nominations for its 2018 Award for Advancing the Art of CW. The award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations that have made the greatest contribution toward advancing the art or practice of radio communication by Morse code. Award candidates could include authors of publications related to CW/Morse code; CW recruiters, trainers, mentors, coa...

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Community news - Chicago Tribune

Google News of the Day - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 1:03pm

Community news
Chicago Tribune
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) will host East Chicago native and U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel at two Martin Luther King Jr. programs on the Westville and Hammond campuses. Curiel's address will honor Dr. King's legacy and vision and ...

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K9EID Wins the January QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:15pm

The winning article for the January 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “The Pine Board Project” by Bob Heil, K9EID. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the February issue today.

 

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Radio Amateurs Track Major East Coast Winter Storm

ARRL - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:56am
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Indonesian Pirates on 7 MHz Heard in Europe

ARRL - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:48am

The International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU Region 1) Monitoring System (IARUMS) December newsletter reports that many Indonesian “pirates” were heard on December 30, 2017, in the 7.000 to 7.040 MHz range, USB/LSB, active in 5-kHz increments, “laughing, singing, and talking.” Signals were reported to be “rather strong in Europe.”

Adding to the mix were Chinese over-the-horizon (OTH) rad...

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The February Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!

ARRL - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:44am
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James “Jim” Richard Coleman, 89, of Temple died Saturday - Temple Daily Telegram

Google News of the Day - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 4:33am

James “Jim” Richard Coleman, 89, of Temple died Saturday
Temple Daily Telegram
He also was a member of Shriners International and the Alzafar Shriners of San Antonio. He was a former member of the Morgan's Point Volunteer Fire Department. He belonged to the National Association for Amateur Radio Relay League (AARL) as a ham radio ...

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