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Signal/One Cofounder Harold Johnson, W4ZCB, SK

ARRL - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:35am
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Next School Club Roundup Set for October 21 – 25

ARRL - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 10:15am
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Pitcairn Island DXpedition Set to Get Under Way this Week

ARRL - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 9:43am

The long-planned Pitcairn Island VP6R DXpedition is set to get under way by October 18. Thirteen team members will be arriving by ship on the South Pacific island on October 17. All of the team’s cargo is already at the operating site.


“We will work hard that first day to get as many antennas up as possible to get on the air by the end of the day, Thursday, October 17,” the VP6R team announced ...

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ARRL Puerto Rico Section and Red Cross Renew Memorandum of Understanding

ARRL - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 9:34am

The American Red Cross Puerto Rico Chapter renewed its Memorandum of Understanding with the ARRL Puerto Rico Section on October 10, citing mutually beneficial experiences during recent emergency and disaster responses, especially to hurricanes Irma and María in 2017. María left the island without power and telecommunications, and the Red Cross in the US asked ARRL to help provide Amateur Radio ...

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Report Causes Concern and Confusion in California’s Amateur Radio Ranks

ARRL - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 7:48pm

By all credible and reliable accounts, the State of California has not turned its back on Amateur Radio as an emergency communication resource nor have established repeater owners been asked to remove their equipment from state-owned sites unless they pay sizeable fees. The California controversy, inflamed by a viral YouTube video, stemmed from a California Department of Forestry and Fire Prote...

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PACTOR Developer SCS Announces Monitoring Software

ARRL - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:02pm

SCS, the company that created PACTOR, has unveiled software that offers the ability to monitor the content of PACTOR 1, 2, and 3 transmissions over the air. The free PMON software runs under the Linux operating system. A software version to monitor PACTOR 4 is scheduled to become available next year. PMON will offer “thorough observation and documentation of all presently available PACTOR 1, 2,...

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So Now What? Podcast

ARRL - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 8:00am

“Ham Lingo” will be the focus of the new (October 17) episode of the So Now What? podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers.

If you’re a newly licensed Amateur Radio operator, chances are you have lots of questions. This biweekly podcast has answers! So Now What? offers insights from those who’ve been just where you are now. New episodes will be posted every other Thursday, alternating new-episode we...

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Homebrew Heroes Award for 2019 in Amateur Radio Announced

ARRL - Mon, 10/14/2019 - 7:21pm

The Homebrew Heroes Award Program has announced its first annual recipient. He is Hans Summers, G0UPL, of East Sussex in the UK. The annual award recognizes individuals, groups, or organizations who help define the frontiers of Amateur Radio technology through the long-standing tradition of constructing their own equipment.

“Our Steering Committee sought the advice of an anonymous selection com...

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