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May 14 FT4 Mock Contest Session Canceled, New WSJT-X Beta Version Pending

ARRL - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 1:28pm

A second hour-long FT4 “practice contest” set for May 14 UTC has been cancelled, following the success of an initial mock contest held on May 9 UTC (the evening of Wednesday, May 8, in continental US time zones). The event followed ARRL RTTY Roundup rules, with everyone working everyone. WSJT-X program suite developer Joe Taylor, K1JT, was among those jumping into the fray. He called the exerci...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 8:00am
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BBC World Service: Ham radio aids cyclone relief effort - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Thu, 05/09/2019 - 3:00am
BBC World Service: Ham radio aids cyclone relief effort  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Amateur radio features in the BBC World *Service* show Digital Planet broadcast May 7 and now available online. Ham Radio operators have been drafted in to ...

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Two Es’hail-2 (QO-100)-Related Awards Presented

ARRL - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 3:35pm
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Herb Glanzer - Freemansd

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:44am
Herb Glanzer  Freemansd

It is well with my soul. During the last days of his life, when he knew his time was short, Dad said this phrase often and requested that these words be at the top of ...

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3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club | Organizations - Idaho County Free Press

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 7:00am
3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club | Organizations  Idaho County Free Press

The April meeting was cancelled due to flooding. At the May meeting, we will be discussing planning for the annual Field Day exercise coming up on June 22-23 ...

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Radio ham wins Red Hat Women in Open Source Award - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/08/2019 - 4:52am
Radio ham wins Red Hat Women in Open Source Award  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Radio amateur Limor Fried AC2SN, founder of Adafruit Industries, was one of the winners of the 2019 Women in Open Source Awards.

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Hams Help Trace “Mystery” Signal Disrupting Keyless Entry Devices in Ohio

ARRL - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 2:59pm

A recent article in The New York Times reported that many garage door openers and keyless vehicle entry fobs in an Ohio town near Cleveland mysteriously stopped working. While the article invoked The X-Files and hinted initially that a NASA research center somehow could be involved, the cause was not so much mystifying as arcane.

“Garage door repair people, local ham radio enthusiasts, and othe...

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Former ARRL Headquarters Staffer Ellen White, W1YL, is Krenkel Medalist

ARRL - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 2:54pm

[UPDATED 2019-05-07 @ 2318 UTC] ARRL Headquarters staff alumna and Life Member Ellen White, W1YL, is the sole US radio amateur to in 2019 to be awarded the Russian E.T. Krenkel Medal, a prestigious award granted to individuals and organizations for outstanding global contributions to Amateur Radio. In 2018, QST was awarded a Krenkel Medal.

First licensed in 1946, White had already learned Morse ...

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Former ARRL Headquarters Staffer Ellen White, W1YL, is Among Krenkel Medalists

ARRL - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 2:54pm

ARRL Headquarters staff alumna Ellen White, W1YL, is among those awarded the Russian E.T. Krenkel Medal, a prestigious award granted to individuals and organizations for outstanding global contributions to Amateur Radio. An ARRL Life Member, White is one of 28 Amateur Radio operators to receive the award this year.

First licensed in 1946, White had already learned Morse code in high school, and...

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ARRL Teachers Institute Application Deadline Extended

ARRL - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 11:11am

The deadline to apply for the 2019 ARRL Teachers Institute program has been extended until Friday, May 10. As part of educational outreach to schools through our Education & Technology Program, ARRL each summer offers multiple sessions of the Teachers Institute on Wireless Technology, an expenses- paid professional development seminar.

The Teachers Institute has provided teachers at all grade le...

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Hyderabad radio hams tune into Thai special event station - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 4:11am
Hyderabad radio hams tune into Thai special event station  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Telangana Today reports radio amateurs in Hyderabad contacted special event station HS10KING/MM set up to mark Thailand's coronation.

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Car key fobs stop working - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 4:11am
Car key fobs stop working  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

New York Times reports 315 MHz car fobs stopped working in North Olmsted, Ohio.

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McLaughlin resigns as county planner - Wiscasset Newspaper

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 3:00am
McLaughlin resigns as county planner  Wiscasset Newspaper

Megan McLaughlin, hired this year to replace County Planner Bob Faunce, has resigned effective May 17. According to County Administrator Carrie Kipfer, ...

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Sci-fi book features ham radio - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 3:00am
Sci-fi book features ham radio  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

SWLing Post report on a new book Equinox by D.M. Barrett N4ECW that blends sci-fi with amateur radio.

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McLaughlin resigns as county planner - Boothbay Register

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 3:00am
McLaughlin resigns as county planner  Boothbay Register

Megan McLaughlin, hired this year to replace County Planner Bob Faunce, has resigned effective May 17. According to County Administrator Carrie Kipfer, ...

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Airport to celebrate 50th anniversary Saturday - Daily Journal Online

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/07/2019 - 3:00am
Airport to celebrate 50th anniversary Saturday  Daily Journal Online

The Bonne Terre Airport will be celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend.

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Owen Garriott obituary | Register - The Times

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/06/2019 - 7:01pm
Owen Garriott obituary | Register  The Times

It was 1973, ten years before Sally Ride would become the first American woman in space, so mission control in Houston were perplexed when a female voice ...

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