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YOTA Summer Camp – Bulgaria 2019 - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 08/11/2019 - 3:00am
YOTA Summer Camp – Bulgaria 2019  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Today Sunday, August 11, 80 youngsters from 28 countries are meeting near Sofia, Bulgaria, because it's again time for the YOTA Summer Camp hosted by the ...

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Nonprofit Notes for Aug. 10 - News - The Fayetteville Observer

Google News of the Day - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 2:05am
Nonprofit Notes for Aug. 10 - News  The Fayetteville Observer

National Breastfeeding Month: The Cumberland County Department of Public Health is celebrating National Breastfeeding Month in August with events at the ...

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FCC Fines North Carolina Man for Unauthorized and Misleading Public Safety Transmissions

ARRL - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:32am

The FCC this week issued a $39,278 Forfeiture Order against Ocean Hinson of Surry County, North Carolina, for intentional misuse of a local public safety radio communications network, in violation of §301 of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended.

“Mr. Hinson impersonated first responders in unauthorized radio communications on Surry County’s licensed public safety frequency,” the FCC said. ...

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Radio Wave Propagation Authority Les W. Barclay, G3HTF, SK

ARRL - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:29am

Les W. Barclay, G3HTF, of Chelmsford, England, a radio wave propagation expert and academic who was well known in International Telecommunication Union (ITU) circles, died on July 31. He was 85.

“Les was Chairman of ITU-R Working Party 3L from 2012 until 2016, and provided key input into the technical discussions for World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 that resulted in the international 60-...

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Delaware Radio Amateur Earmarks WWROF Contribution for Youth Contesting Initiatives

ARRL - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:23am

The World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (WWROF) has announced receipt of a $25,000 donation from contester Charles “Chick” Allen, NW3Y, of Seaford, Delaware. His contribution will be used at the discretion of the WWROF Board of Directors to promote and enhance youth involvement in contesting, WWROF said in announcing the contribution.

“It is truly an honor to work with WWROF by providing suppo...

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The September issue of Digital QST is Now Available!

ARRL - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:21am
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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 9:31am

A new sunspot group appeared only briefly this week, on August 7-8. It was sunspot 2747, from current Cycle 24. Sunspot numbers on Monday and Tuesday were 11 and 12.

Average daily solar flux shifted only slightly from last week, from 67 to 67.2. Average planetary A index, a geomagnetic indicator aggregated from magnetometers around the world, more than doubled, from 5 to 10.3. This was due to so...

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Celebrating 90 years: Massie celebrates birthday with proclamations, friends - The Tribune - Ironton Tribune

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Celebrating 90 years: Massie celebrates birthday with proclamations, friends - The Tribune  Ironton Tribune

On Thursday, friends and family gathered at Frisch's Big Boy restaurant to celebrate Ken Massie turning 90 years old. He wasn't exactly surprised by the event.

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"Ham in a Day" Returns | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC - WHTC News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 4:15am
"Ham in a Day" Returns | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC  WHTC News

A vital part of a community during an emergency is done by volunteers.

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Ham radio banned at Airpower 19 - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 3:59am
Ham radio banned at Airpower 19  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Austria's ÖVSV reports the communications regulator BMVIT has banned the carrying or use of Amateur Radio equipment at the Airpower 19 event taking place ...

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'Coming to you live from Fort Langley…' – Aldergrove Star - Aldergrove Star

Google News of the Day - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 3:00am
'Coming to you live from Fort Langley…' – Aldergrove Star  Aldergrove Star

A broadcast tower sitting in the orchard of the Fort Langley National Historic Site (FLNHS) helped make history earlier this summer – for the very first time, ...

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Ham radio group will operate out of Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse during worldwide program - News-Herald.com

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Ham radio group will operate out of Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse during worldwide program  News-Herald.com

A Northeast Ohio-based ham radio group will set up shop in the Fairport Harbor West Breakwater Lighthouse to participate in an upcoming worldwide event.

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World Scout Jamboree Ham Radio Balloon Crosses Atlantic

ARRL - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 2:58pm

An APRS Amateur Radio balloon, call sign NA1WJ-5, launched from the recent World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia, has floated across the Atlantic Ocean.

The Scouting Magazine blog reports: “You can reach practically any corner of the globe via Amateur Radio. That’s the message K2BSA wanted to show Scouts at the World Scout Jamboree. Those in the Amateur Radio association launched four Mylar ball...

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Ham Radio Magazine Cofounder, Publisher Skip Tenney, W1NLB, SK

ARRL - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 1:57pm

Ham Radio Magazine cofounder and publisher Skip Tenney, W1NLB, of Francestown, New Hampshire, died on August 4 after a period of declining health. He was 89. In 1968, Tenney and Jim Fisk, W1DTY (SK), joined forces to publish Ham Radio Magazine, which was published for 23 years.

Tenney launched the spin-off Ham Radio Report, edited by Joe Schroeder, W9JUV (SK), a weekly Amateur Radio newsletter, ...

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Ninth YOTA Summer Camp Gets Under Way on August 11

ARRL - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:55am

Up to 80 young radio amateurs, primarily from IARU Region 1 but including participants from other parts of the world, will gather in Bulgaria on August 11 for the ninth annual Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) Summer Camp. Special call sign LZ19YOTA will be on the air during the weeklong event, hosted by the Bulgarian Federation of Radio Amateurs (BFRA).

The event offers an opportunity for the partic...

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In and Around Greene 8-8-19 | Entertainment - The Daily Progress

Google News of the Day - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 9:00am
In and Around Greene 8-8-19 | Entertainment  The Daily Progress

Ongoing. The Art Guild of Greene is putting out a call for artists for the annual Plein Air, Paint the Town Greene on Oct. 5. The deadline to submit registration is ...

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So Now What? Podcast

ARRL - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 9:00am

"SATERN’S involvement in the hurricane season using Amateur Radio" is the focus of the new (August 8) episode of the So Now What? podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers.

If you’re a newly licensed Amateur Radio operator, chances are you have lots of questions. This biweekly podcast has answers! So Now What? offers insights from those who’ve been just where you are now. New episodes will be posted e...

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HamSphere 4.0 5 years later - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 4:02am
HamSphere 4.0 5 years later  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

HamSphere 4.0 Five years have passed ! Summer 2014 on August 15 exactly, a UFO arrives in the world of radio amateurs and radio enthusiasts, this new ...

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Ham radio eviction on TV news - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 3:00am
Ham radio eviction on TV news  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Teleponte TV News broadcast a report about the planned eviction of radio amateurs from their headquaters in Teramo.

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