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Amateur radio comes to NW Colorado - Rio Blanco Herald Times

Google News of the Day - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 2:12pm

Rio Blanco Herald Times

Amateur radio comes to NW Colorado
Rio Blanco Herald Times
Rally organizers typically rely on amateur radio operators for operations and emergency communications during the Rally. At that time, there wasn't any Ham radio towers to facilitate the radio traffic. The AuxComm team brought in radio operators and ...

Categories: amateur radio, ARRL

The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 08/24/2018 - 9:46am

Australia’s Space Weather Services released this bulletin at 0700 UTC on August 24:

SUBJ: SWS GEOMAGNETIC DISTURBANCE WARNING 18/17

ISSUED AT 0700UT/24 AUGUST 2018

BY THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE FORECAST CENTRE.

There is a chance of a glancing blow from a slow moving coronal mass ejection (CME) that may arrive over the next 24 hours resulting in periods of Active to Minor Storm conditions.

INCREASED GEOMAG...

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ARRL Announces Director, Vice Director Candidates for Fall Election

ARRL - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 3:14pm

The ARRL Board of Directors’ Ethics and Elections Committee has declared as eligible the candidates for the 2018 Board election cycle. Incumbent Directors in four ARRL Divisions face challengers, as does one Vice Director. Both chairs are open in the Northwestern Division.

  • In the Central Division, Incumbent Director Kermit Carlson, W9XA, is being challenged for the seat by Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L...
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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 08/23/2018 - 8:00am

“Dummy Loads” is the topic of the current (August 16) 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 himself...

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Walthall supervisors mull ham radio - McComb Enterprise Journal

Google News of the Day - Wed, 08/22/2018 - 6:31pm

Walthall supervisors mull ham radio
McComb Enterprise Journal
He said amateur radio operators in the area had recently coordinated with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency on a drill based on a scenario of responding to a bioterrorism attack. Setting up a center at the county's EOC would take about $2,000 ...

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