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Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves - CBS42.com

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 4:38pm

CBS42.com

Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves
CBS42.com
Paulet is part of a network of ham radio operators providing logistical support for emergency crews without means of communicating. "We had requests for several pallets of fuel and water," he said, adding that at least one emergency operations center ...

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Northern Florida ARES Teams Handle Hurricane Duty

ARRL - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:21pm
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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available!

ARRL - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 2:16pm

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

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Melbourne Hamfest is Still On

ARRL - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 9:22am
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Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves - My Panhandle

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 8:00am

My Panhandle

Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves
My Panhandle
Paulet is part of a network of ham radio operators providing logistical support for emergency crews without means of communicating. "We had requests for several pallets of fuel and water," he said, adding that at least one emergency operations center ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 7:11am

Last week this bulletin reported a return of sunspot activity on September 29 after a 16-day absence from September 13-28, but the new activity only lasted six days. As of Thursday night (October 11) we are now at seven days with no sunspots visible. 

Average daily sunspot number declined from 9.6 to 1.6, while average daily solar flux rose slightly from 68.4 to 68.9. 

Average planetary A index i...

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CLUB CALENDAR - Youngstown Vindicator

Google News of the Day - Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:48am

CLUB CALENDAR
Youngstown Vindicator
Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will host its HAM Radio Club meeting Tuesday at Davidson's Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Canfield, at 6 p.m. for dinner; meeting starts at 7. Guest speakers will be WRARC trustees and other board members ...

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Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves - WFLA

Google News of the Day - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:04pm

WFLA

Amateur radio operators provide hurricane aid through the airwaves
WFLA
Paulet is part of a network of ham radio operators providing logistical support for emergency crews without means of communicating. "We had requests for several pallets of fuel and water," he said, adding that at least one emergency operations center ...

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Student Spotlight: Ashton Killen - The Trail Blazer

Google News of the Day - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 5:27pm

The Trail Blazer

Student Spotlight: Ashton Killen
The Trail Blazer
Killen got her amateur (ham) radio license alongside her mother and father when she was 12-years-old, and now she wants to use these skills, as a second level general license holder, to help those effected by landslides in her community. “There has to ...

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Reported Russian Ham Band Intruders Continue to be Troublesome

ARRL - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 12:54pm

The International Amateur Radio Union Monitoring Service (IARUMS) reports interference on 40 meters from various Russian sources. The Russian coastal over-the-horizon (OTH) radar “Sunflower” was very active on 40 meters and audible in Europe in the evenings, transmitting FM on pulse. The site is believed to be northeast of Vladivostok. IARUMS Region 1 Coordinator Wolf Hadel, DK2OM, said it was ...

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Emergency crews prepare for worst case scenario in exercise - myndnow.com

Google News of the Day - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 9:31am

myndnow.com

Emergency crews prepare for worst case scenario in exercise
myndnow.com
And Jesse Handegard, a North Dakota guard member, who assisted Adams and her staff during the exercise, said when cell phones or land lines don't work a good way to communicate is with a two- way or HAM radio. "Amateur radio all it does is use the ...

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US Ham-Astronaut, Russian Cosmonaut Safe in Wake of Soyuz Launch Failure

ARRL - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 8:54am

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft crew launch to the International Space Station (ISS) suffered an emergency booster failure shortly after lift-off from Kazakhstan on October 11, but the crew is safe. On board the Soyuz MS-10 were US Astronaut Nick Hague, KG5TMV, and Russian Cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was in attendance at the launch in order to discuss with Russian ...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 10/11/2018 - 8:00am

“Winterizing Your Station” is the topic of the new (October 11) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doct...

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Amateur Radio Assets Active as Category 4 Hurricane Michael Makes Landfall

ARRL - Wed, 10/10/2018 - 2:24pm

An array of Amateur Radio public service assets is active as Hurricane Michael made landfall near Mexico Beach on the Florida Panhandle today, boasting devastating 155 MPH winds. The storm is believed to be the first Category 4 or stronger hurricane to hit the Florida Panhandle, and the National Hurricane Center has been warning of life-threatening storm surge as well as hurricane-force winds a...

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FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 Overhauls Marking Requirements for Short Rural Towers

ARRL - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 12:50pm

Thanks to ARRL efforts on Capitol Hill, language in the 2018 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act, just signed by President Donald Trump, resolves the issue of problematic or preclusive rules affecting some rural Amateur Radio towers. The previous FAA Reauthorization Act of 2016 had instructed the FAA to enact tower-marking requirements, similar to those in some state statu...

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ARRL Headquarters on Alert for Hurricane Michael

ARRL - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 10:07am

The ARRL Headquarters Emergency Response Team is in monitoring status as Hurricane Michael heads for landfall this week on the Gulf Coast.

As of 1200 UTC, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) reported that Hurricane Michael was gaining strength while moving to the north-northwest at 12 MPH over the southeaster Gulf of Mexico. “Life-threatening storm surge, hurricane-force winds, and heavy rainfa...

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More than just a hobby - Northeast Arkansas Town Crier

Google News of the Day - Tue, 10/09/2018 - 1:02am

Northeast Arkansas Town Crier

More than just a hobby
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier
Chris Meacham of Manila is a licensed Amateur Radio operator, sometimes called ham radio operator. His interest started in 2013 as a hobby and has developed into a very real service for the citizens in the community and the county. Meacham was watching ...

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Calling All Ham Radio Operators! - Hawaiipublicradio

Google News of the Day - Mon, 10/08/2018 - 10:38pm

Hawaiipublicradio

Calling All Ham Radio Operators!
Hawaiipublicradio
The recent close calls with hurricanes and tropical storms have renewed the focus on vulnerabilities of our emergency response system. The spotlight will be on ham operators and new training that is available this month. We sat down with Clem Jung who ...

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