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Front Porch - The Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 6:44am

Front Porch
The Daily Herald
More info: timberbowl rodeo.com. Learn about ham radio. The Snohomish County Ham Club holds Amateur Radio Field Day from 11 a.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Sunday at Harborview Park, 1621 W Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Learn more about amateur radio, which ...

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News & notes - St. Augustine Record

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/19/2018 - 2:19am

News & notes
St. Augustine Record
Amateur Radio Field Day: beginning at 2 p.m. June 24; Hammock Community Center, 69 MalaCompra Road, Palm Coast; call Lisa Santore at 518-365-0607 for more. The community is invited to visit the station during the 24-hour event and under the supervision ...

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Amateur radio club to participate in worldwide ham radio event - Lynchburg News and Advance

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 5:53pm

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Amateur radio club to participate in worldwide ham radio event
Lynchburg News and Advance
The Lynchburg Amateur Radio Club will participate in Field Day at Izaak Walton Park in Amherst from 2 p.m. June 23 to 2 p.m. June 24 using the club call sign K4CQ. The worldwide ham radio event is held the fourth weekend in June so licensed amateur ...
Ham Radio Field Day shows the hobby not just for geeks and nerdsSouthernminn.com
2018 Fayette County Amateur Radio Field Day 6/23-24The Citizen.com
Ham radio field day set June 23-24 | Community | dailystarjournal.comThe Daily Star-Journal
The Record-Courier -newstopicnews.com -Sierra Wave
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Assigning Kosovo Z6 Call Signs “Unauthorized and Illegal,” ITU Secretary-General Says

ARRL - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 3:28pm

Kosovo, which won its battle to become a DXCC entity earlier this year, appears to have another fight on its hands. International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Secretary-General Houlin Zhao has determined that the Z6 call sign prefix was never allocated to Kosovo. The Secretary-General issued his finding in the wake of a March 16 inquiry from Serbia, from which Kosovo declared independence 10 y...

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ARRL Website, Services to be Down for Up to 4 Hours on June 20

ARRL - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 9:00am

The ARRL website and some services will be down for maintenance for up to 4 hours on Wednesday, June 20, starting at approximately midnight EDT (0400 UTC on Thursday, June 21). During this period some or all systems may be temporarily inaccessible, including all content on the ARRL website and the ARRL Store. Logbook of The World (LoTW) and email will not be affected, nor should the ARRL Contes...

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HFT Traders Dust Off Century-Old Tool in Search of Market Edge ... - Bloomberg

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/18/2018 - 6:31am

Bloomberg

HFT Traders Dust Off Century-Old Tool in Search of Market Edge ...
Bloomberg
The latest twist in the race to be fastest in high-frequency trading sits just down the road from the Promise Equestrian Center, a sprawling stable and horse-riding ...

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Foundations of Amateur Radio #158: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sun, 06/17/2018 - 12:35am

eHam.net

Foundations of Amateur Radio #158:
eHam.net
There is a solitude about amateur radio. Sitting in your shack, listening to the bands, trying to locate an elusive station and if you're doing a contest then even that can be something that you do alone. Don't get me wrong, I like my own company as ...

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Winona Amateur Radio Club to host Field Day on June 23-24 - Winona Daily News

Google News of the Day - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 2:49pm

Winona Daily News

Winona Amateur Radio Club to host Field Day on June 23-24
Winona Daily News
“Field Day is the biggest ham radio event of the year,” said Paul Schumacher, president of the Winona Amateur Radio Club. “Some people are shocked ham radio still exists. Field Day is about maintaining equipment to see if communication works properly ...
San Juan County Amateur Radio Society Field DayIslands' Sounder
Ham radio field day is June 23-24 in PrescottThe Daily Courier
Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club Offers Fascinating Look into “Ham Radio” CultureNewsLI
Tillamook County Pioneer
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Amateur Radio Field Day demonstrates science, skill, service - Republican Journal

Google News of the Day - Sat, 06/16/2018 - 3:07am

NewsLI

Amateur Radio Field Day demonstrates science, skill, service
Republican Journal
For over 100 years, Amateur Radio — sometimes called ham radio — has allowed people from all walks of life to experiment with electronics and communications techniques, as well as provide a free public service to their communities during a disaster, ...
Long Island Mobile Amateur Radio Club Offers Fascinating Look into “Ham Radio” CultureNewsLI
Tillamook County PioneerTillamook County Pioneer

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Former Radio Amateur-Astronaut Named as Spain’s Minister of Science

ARRL - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:45am

Amateur Radio operator and European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Petro Duque, ex-KC5RGG/ED4ISS, has been named as the Minister of Science in the new Spanish government. Duque, 55, first went into space aboard the Shuttle Discovery in 1998, and in 2003 he spent a week on the International Space Station, carrying out Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contacts with two schoo...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:30am

Sunspots returned a few days ago after a 7-day absence. Average daily sunspot number dropped from 12.9 in last week’s report to 4 this week. Average daily solar flux dropped from 73.2 to 69.4. Geomagnetic conditions were quieter with average daily planetary A index declining from 11.7 to 4.4 and mid-latitude A index from 10.4 to 5.1.

Predicted solar flux is 72 on June 15-21, 75 on June 22-23, 74...

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Curtis Keyer Chip Developer Jack Curtis, K6KU, SK

ARRL - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 9:58am

The developer of the groundbreaking Curtis Morse keyer chip, John G. “Jack” Curtis, K6KU (ex-W3NSJ), of Granite Bay, California, died on June 4 after a long illness. An ARRL member, he was 87.

Growing up in Bradford, Pennsylvania, Curtis became fascinated with the “magic” of Amateur Radio as a youngster, and it eventually would become his career. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in electrical...

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San Juan County Amateur Radio Society Field Day - Islands' Sounder

Google News of the Day - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 4:44am

San Juan County Amateur Radio Society Field Day
Islands' Sounder
The San Juan County Amateur Radio Society is pleased to announce that their ham radio operators will be at two locations in the county for the US-wide “Field Day.” This public is invited to stop by and ask questions, and perhaps even talk on an amateur ...
Amateur Radio Field Day exercises on June 23 –24Hometown Focus

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Amateur Radio Field Day exercises on June 23 –24 - Hometown Focus

Google News of the Day - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:05am

Amateur Radio Field Day exercises on June 23 –24
Hometown Focus
Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations for the field day to showcase the science and skill of amateur radio. This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.

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Amateur Radio Club to hold public event - Brunswick News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:01am

Amateur Radio Club to hold public event
Brunswick News
I had learned a little about amateur radio before I moved down here. And I'm about as technical as a fire hydrant but I can read, study and follow instructions so I started doing it,” he said. “I just think it is really cool ... when everything else ...

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Space Station Digital Amateur Radio TV System Transmitter Determined to be Defective

ARRL - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 1:25pm

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) “Ham Video” digital Amateur Radio TV (DATV) transmitter on the International Space Station (ISS) is reported to be defective, with onboard repair not possible. Also known as HamTV, the DATV system stopped working in mid-April, and a subsequent test on June 1 using a second L/S band patch antenna on the Columbus module had failed. ARIS...

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Come check out world of ham radio at field day [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton] - Baltimore Sun

Google News of the Day - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:34pm

Baltimore Sun

Come check out world of ham radio at field day [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
Baltimore Sun
Hams, or amateur radio operators, will be happy to talk to you and explain what they are doing throughout the weekend. According to Dave Prestel of the Columbia group, the best times to visit are on Saturday from 2:30 p.m. until dark and on Sunday from ...
Amateur Radio Club to have 'Field Day'Indiana Daily Student
Amateur Radio Association of Newton County to participate in Field Day EventNewsbug.info
Cumberland Plateau Amateur Radio Club to hold 2018 Field DayCrossville Chronicle

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Sweden’s SAQ Announces Annual Alexanderson Day VLF Transmission on July 1

ARRL - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:10am

Sweden’s World Heritage Grimeton Radio Station SAQ Alexanderson alternator will be on the air on July 1 on 17.2 kHz for its annual Alexanderson Day transmission. Three transmissions are scheduled: Startup/tuning at 0815 UTC, message transmission at 0845 UTC; startup/tuning at 1015 UTC, message transmission at 1045 UTC, and startup/tuning at 1215 UTC, message transmission at 1245 UTC. All three ...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 06/14/2018 - 9:00am

“Field Day Antennas” is the topic of the latest (June 7) 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 Doctor hims...

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