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Ham radio operator speaks universal language to help - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Google News of the Day - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:30pm

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ham radio operator speaks universal language to help
The San Diego Union-Tribune
What keeps him interested in the club he has presided over for three years is the many facets of the hobby. Traditional ham radio operates through single side band, digital ham radio operates with computers, and earth-to-moon-to-earth allows ...

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Ham radio operator speaks universal language to help - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Google News of the Day - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:30pm

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ham radio operator speaks universal language to help
The San Diego Union-Tribune
What keeps him interested in the club he has presided over for three years is the many facets of the hobby. Traditional ham radio operates through single side band, digital ham radio operates with computers, and earth-to-moon-to-earth allows ...

Categories: amateur radio, ARRL

New Book, Power Supplies Explained, Now Shipping

ARRL - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 3:21pm

Radio amateurs often take a power supply for granted. After all, it’s just the box that, at the flick of a switch, provides stable dc voltage. A modern power supply is much more though, combining theory that dates back to the 19th century, incorporating the latest techniques in digital control, and taking advantage of a wealth of electronics practice in between. Power Supplies Explained sets ou...

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Frank Goodwin - Gillette News Record

Google News of the Day - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 1:48pm

Gillette News Record

Frank Goodwin
Gillette News Record
Both Frank and Jane were Ham radio operators and became active members of the Northeast Wyoming Amateur Radio Association in Gillette. They also were longstanding members of Antelope Valley Baptist Church. Frank always enjoyed working on ...

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Ham radio operators participate in emergency test - East Oregonian

Google News of the Day - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 3:03am

Ham radio operators participate in emergency test
East Oregonian
Don Drayton of the Hermiston Amateur Radio Club said the Oregon ARES indicated it's one of the most challenging tests to date. Ham radio operators from across the state will join the Oregon Office of Emergency Management in participating in a drill ...

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Frank Goodwin | Obituaries - Gillette News Record

Google News of the Day - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 3:00am
Frank Goodwin | Obituaries  Gillette News Record

Frank Goodwin, 86, of Gillette peacefully passed from this life into eternal life on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, at his home in Gillette.

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Ham radio operators participate in emergency test - Hermiston Herald

Google News of the Day - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 9:01pm

Ham radio operators participate in emergency test
Hermiston Herald
Don Drayton of the Hermiston Amateur Radio Club said the Oregon ARES indicated it's one of the most challenging tests to date. Ham radio operators from across the state will join the Oregon Office of Emergency Management in participating in a drill ...

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FCC Accepting Applications for its Engineering Honors Program

ARRL - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 1:54pm

The FCC is accepting applications from graduate engineers for its 1-year career development Engineering Honors Program, launched this past spring. The deadline to apply is November 30, 2018. The program is open to recent engineering school graduates and current students who will graduate this academic year. Current students who will graduate in December will be considered and are encouraged to ...

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Ham radio operators to conduct major emergency test - KTVZ

Google News of the Day - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:03pm

KTVZ

Ham radio operators to conduct major emergency test
KTVZ
On Thursday, the Oregon Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) will conduct a challenging “Simulated Emergency Test (SET).Thursday's test is unique, as this is the first time "ham" radio operators have done a SET in Deschutes County with a large ...

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Special Call Signs Commemorate Centenary of World War I Armistice

ARRL - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 11:38am

Several countries around the world have authorized the use of special call signs or prefixes to mark the centenary of the armistice that marked the end of hostilities on the Western Front of World War I. The initial armistice took effect on November 11, 1918, at 11 AM (the Treaty of Versailles that officially ended World War I was not signed until the following year). Formerly known as Armistic...

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India Gains Three New Bands, Sweden Gets Permanent 60-Meter Access

ARRL - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 10:56am

Radio amateurs in India now have access to three new bands. India’s Ministry of Communications’ Department of Telecommunications has published an updated National Frequency Allocation Plan, effective October 25, which lists the new bands at 5 MHz (60 meters), 472 kHz (630 meters), and 136 kHz (2300 meters). All allocations are on a secondary basis.

On 60 meters, hams now have access to 5,351.5 ...

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Palm Radio Going out of Business

ARRL - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 9:32am
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Ham radio operators to conduct major emergency test - KTVZ

Google News of the Day - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 3:00am
Ham radio operators to conduct major emergency test  KTVZ

On Thursday, the Oregon Amateur Radio Emergency *Service* (ARES) will conduct a challenging “Simulated Emergency Test (SET).Thursday's test is unique, ...

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Ham radio operators participate in emergency test | News - East Oregonian

Google News of the Day - Tue, 11/06/2018 - 3:00am
Ham radio operators participate in emergency test | News  East Oregonian

The Oregon ARES (Amateur Radio Emergency *Service*) announced that a Simulated Emergency Test is set for Thursday, Nov. 8.

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Pastor Paul Bittner -- Fall Creek - PostBulletin.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/05/2018 - 10:04am

PostBulletin.com

Pastor Paul Bittner -- Fall Creek
PostBulletin.com
As an amateur radio enthusiast the call W0AIH, which he got in 1949, was known around the world. He mentored many “hams” to ... Ham radio opened many doors into the Christian communities in the former Soviet Union. Paul made several trips to house ...

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Brief ARRL Website Outage Planned for Wednesday, November 7

ARRL - Sun, 11/04/2018 - 8:59am

Some services on the ARRL website will be interrupted briefly on Wednesday, November 7, sometime between 1000 UTC and 1200 UTC. This outage is to accommodate a hardware upgrade of the existing Rackspace firewall, so most future firewall updates and patches can be performed without interrupting website access. Affected systems are the main website, including the ARRL Store and contesting-related...

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Paul Bittner - Leader-Telegram

Google News of the Day - Sat, 11/03/2018 - 4:50pm

Leader-Telegram

Paul Bittner
Leader-Telegram
On a crisp October afternoon The Lord called Home his beloved servant, Pastor Paul Bittner. He was trying to fix one of his antennas and fell to his death. Paul was born on Christmas Day, 1933 to Reverend Louis and Irma Bittner in Beatrice, Nebraska.

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Life Story: Ham radio was former rural Fall Creek pastor's passion - Leader-Telegram

Google News of the Day - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 11:44pm

Leader-Telegram

Life Story: Ham radio was former rural Fall Creek pastor's passion
Leader-Telegram
Bittner was known on the radio by his call sign of “W0AIH.” Bittner recently made a trip to Iceland and Germany to meet some of his friends he met through ham radio, Kangas said. The National Association for Amateur Radio wrote an obituary this week ...

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Well known ham radio operator dies in fall from tower - WSAU News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:38pm

WSAU News

Well known ham radio operator dies in fall from tower
WSAU News
Bittner was known to dabble in amateur radio and had many antenna and radio towers on his property, making it known as an antenna farm. He was known by many ham radio operators under his call sign W0AIH. One report says Bitner was performing ...

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FT8: Saving Ham Radio or Killing It? - Hackaday

Google News of the Day - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:03pm

FT8: Saving Ham Radio or Killing It?
Hackaday
It is popular to blame new technology for killing things. The Internet killed newspapers. Video killed the radio star. Is FT8, a new digital technology, poised to kill off ham radio? The community seems evenly divided. In an online poll, 52% of people ...

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