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Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Receives Wireless Innovation Forum Leadership Award

ARRL - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 12:53pm

The oft-honored Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, is the recipient of the Wireless Innovation Forum Leadership Award (formerly International Achievement Award). The award recognizes “especially significant contributions in furthering the global mission of the Wireless Innovation Forum.” A prolific technical author, academic, and engineer, Rohde is a partner of Rohde & Schwarz in Munich, Germany, and chairman...

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Paducah Ham Radios Tune In For SKYWARN Saturday - West Kentucky Star

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:55am

Paducah Ham Radios Tune In For SKYWARN Saturday
West Kentucky Star
West Kentucky Star's aim is to provide 24/7 constant local information updates for Paducah, western Kentucky and southern Illinois.

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JOTA “Alive and Doing Well,” Although 2017 Participation Down from Last Year

ARRL - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 11:02am

Nearly 8,000 Scouts got on the air for the 60th Jamboree on the Air (JOTA) over the third weekend in October, National JOTA Coordinator Jim Wilson, K5ND said. Wilson this week released the 2017 JOTA report, which declared, “Radio Scouting and Jamboree on the Air are alive and doing well.” Facilitating the October JOTA activity were more than 900 radio amateurs at 525 stations.

“Propagation wasn’...

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UK ham radio license statistics released - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/27/2017 - 4:20am

UK ham radio license statistics released
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
UK ham radio license statistics released. Ofcom has released a PDF containing the last 7 years of monthly UK amateur radio license statistics broken down by class. They released the figures after Peter Bowyer submitted a Freedom of Information (FoI) ...

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How to start virtual Ham radio and why ? - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 3:53am

How to start virtual Ham radio and why ?
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Some people ask me why do you use virtual amateur radio ? My answer is because in my country with my call sign FØ i just have the right to use VHF and 10 watts, so i dont use my call on real amateur radio. On virtual Ham radio i can use all amateur ...

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December Club Calendar - Quad-Cities Online

Google News of the Day - Sun, 11/26/2017 - 1:04am

December Club Calendar
Quad-Cities Online
Green River Valley Amateur Radio Society Ham Radio Club, 9 a.m., Rock Island County EMA building, 6120 78th Ave., Milan. Visitors and prospective members are welcome. Quad Cities Scale Modelers, 1-4 p.m., Deere-Wiman Carriage House, 10th Street ...

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Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association puts on second expo - Terre Haute Tribune Star

Google News of the Day - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 11:08pm

Terre Haute Tribune Star

Wabash Valley Amateur Radio Association puts on second expo
Terre Haute Tribune Star
The Clay County Fairgrounds was packed Saturday morning with amateur radio enthusiasts looking to find their next piece of radio treasure and connect with the people behind the call signs. Vendors from around the state joined the Wabash Valley Amateur ...

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Exploration-U held for kids, families in Bellefonte area schools - Lock Haven Express

Google News of the Day - Sat, 11/25/2017 - 12:32am

Lock Haven Express

Exploration-U held for kids, families in Bellefonte area schools
Lock Haven Express
Jon Guizar assists sixth grader Ashleigh Aukerman as she tries out a ham radio. “In the beginning, the amateur radio aboard the space station was put up there as a means of backup communication,” Guizar explained. “The beauty of amateur radio is you ...

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IARU Cites Progress Toward 50-MHz Region 1 Allocation

ARRL - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 3:54pm

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) says “significant progress” was made during World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) preparations that took place earlier this month at International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Headquarters in Geneva. But the IARU cautioned that a lot remains to be done before the “reservations and concerns of regulators and spectrum users are adequately ...

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no healine provided in file - The Daily Post-Athenian

Google News of the Day - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 10:52am

no healine provided in file
The Daily Post-Athenian
McMinn County Amateur Radio Club Inc.: (HAMS) 2nd Monday, 7 p.m., at City Hall. For info, call Bob Miller at .... Club open to anyone interested in radio communication as a hobby in ham radio, CB, GMRS and marine radio. For info, call 423-781-7152 or ...

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Millennials are killing Ham Radio - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Fri, 11/24/2017 - 4:11am

Millennials are killing Ham Radio
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
In other words, Digital Voice is dumb, Digital Data is smart, and the only ways to utilize digital data are explicitly NOT provided by the commercial manufacturers of amateur radio, but instead by Adafruit, Ubiquiti; HackRF, RFSpace, and USRP; and soon ...

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AO-91 Commissioned, Declared Open for Amateur Use!

ARRL - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:24am

AMSAT-NA’s latest Amateur Radio CubeSat, RadFxSat (Fox-1B), now known as AO-91, has been opened for general use. AMSAT Engineering officially announced that AO-91 was ready for use at 0650 UTC on Thanksgiving Day, November 23. AMSAT VP of Engineering, Jerry Buxton, N0JY, turned over operation to Mark Hammond, N8MH, and AMSAT Operations during a contact on the AO-91 repeater during the pass over...

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Club demonstrates ham radio to school students - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 4:21am

Club demonstrates ham radio to school students
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Eight Rivers Ham Radio Club members Rudy Marrujo KD8WPG, Janice Cozart KE8COZ and Lee Wolfe KD8TYS visited PCHS where they were met by a large group of bright-eyed and anxious students who want to learn more about becoming ham radio ...

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