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IARUMS: Iran radars on ham radio 28 MHz band - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/11/2018 - 4:21am

IARUMS: Iran radars on ham radio 28 MHz band
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The IARU-R1 Monitoring System newsletter reports Iranian radars have been very active in the Amateur Radio primary 28 MHz (10m) band every day. On 28860 kHz the strong and long lasting signals could be received daily. Other frequencies were used in ...

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Amateur Radio Field Day exercise to be held June 23-24 at Fort Laurens - New Philadelphia Times Reporter

Google News of the Day - Sun, 06/10/2018 - 6:09am

Amateur Radio Field Day exercise to be held June 23-24 at Fort Laurens
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Members of the TUSCO Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 23-24 at Fort Laurens in Bolivar. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations ...

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Former Japan Amateur Radio League President Shozo Hara, JA1AN, SK

ARRL - Sat, 06/09/2018 - 6:06pm

Past Japan Amateur Radio League (JARL) President Shozo Hara, JA1AN, died on June 9. He was 91.

A native of Nagasaki prefecture, he graduated from Waseda University in 1954 with a degree in electrical engineering and joined Eastern Japan Heavy Industries (now Mitsubishi Heavy Industries). Working extremely long hours, Hara once wrote that he’d return home and tinker with Amateur Radio, not gettin...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:36am

 

Tad Cook, K7RA, Seattle, reports: Sunspots vanished again after appearing on every day, from May 21 through June 4. Average daily sunspot numbers for the May 31 through June 6 reporting week dropped from 26.3 to 12.9.

Average daily solar flux declined from 74.9 to 73.2. Average planetary A index increased from 3.9 to 11.7 while average mid-latitude A index increased from 4.7 to 10.4.

Predicted s...

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Digital QST Now Available

ARRL - Fri, 06/08/2018 - 10:26am
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ARRL Drone Transmitters Complaint Spurs Proposed $2.8 Million FCC Penalty

ARRL - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 3:01pm

In the wake of an investigation resulting from a 2017 ARRL complaint, the FCC has proposed fining HobbyKing and associated entities $2.8 million for apparently marketing noncompliant RF devices and failing to comply with Commission orders. According to a June 5 FCC Notice of Apparent Liability (NAL), HobbyKing appears to have sold audio/video transmitters (A/V) intended for use with unmanned ai...

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Sailor Grateful for Maritime Mobile Service Network Assistance

ARRL - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 2:29pm

Phoenix sailor and radio amateur Timothy Henning, KE7WMZ, has expressed his gratitude to the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) for intercepting and handling his distress call on 14.300 MHz. Net control operator Harry Williams, W0LS, caught Henning’s call requesting assistance with an urgent medical condition on May 23. Henning, some 200 nautical miles south of Ensenada, Mexico, in his sail...

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Yasme Foundation Director, Secretary Kip Edwards, W6SZN, SK

ARRL - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 2:27pm

Yasme Foundation Director and Secretary G. Kip Edwards, W6SZN, of Indianola, Washington, died on June 6. An ARRL Life Member, he was 71. Yasme Foundation President Ward Silver, N0AX, said Edwards’ death will leave a big hole in the organization.

“Kip had been the Secretary of the Yasme Foundation for a long time and helped develop several grant programs, even donating personal equipment to some ...

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Radio club celebrates 80 years of communication - Newton Daily News

Google News of the Day - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 11:33am

Newton Daily News

Radio club celebrates 80 years of communication
Newton Daily News
... three members of the Newton Amateur Radio Association — John Orjias, Chuck Wagoner and John Nelson — talked over breakfast food and coffee. Nelson, the club's vice president, first became interested in amateur HAM radio through reading a copy of ...
Media Release: Amateur Radio “Field Day” June 24 – 25 Demonstrates Science, Skill, and Service in preparation to ...Wire Service Canada (press release)

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 9:00am

“Field Day Antennas” is the topic of the latest (June 7) 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 hims...

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Internet Access to ARRL Headquarters to be Disrupted Briefly on June 10

ARRL - Thu, 06/07/2018 - 8:31am

Internet access to ARRL Headquarters in will be disrupted briefly on Sunday, June 10, as AT&T performs a required security upgrade and reboots an on-site router. The work will take place between 0400 and 1000 UTC. All internet access at Headquarters will be disrupted during the upgrade; all services will automatically resume as soon as connectivity is restored.

Affected systems include email, bu...

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ABOUT TOWN - The Galt Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 4:27pm

ABOUT TOWN
The Galt Herald
Amateur Radio, or Ham Radio, is a hobby and service that brings people, electronics and communications together. Their kids day is designed to promote Ham Radio and give kids on-the-air experience to talk to other operators and learn about Morse Code.

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Gearhart hosts ham radio field day - Daily Astorian

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 1:08pm

Daily Astorian

Gearhart hosts ham radio field day
Daily Astorian
Sunset Empire Amateur Radio Club and the city of Gearhart present an emergency communications outreach and field day event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 23, at the corner of Pacific Way and Marion Avenue in Gearhart. Every attendee will have a ...

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ARRL to Sponsor 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Webinar

ARRL - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 11:02am

ARRL will sponsor a 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season webinar on Monday, June 11, at 8 PM ET (0000 UTC on Tuesday, June 12 UTC in US time zones). The approximately 90-minute session will address the role of Amateur Radio during the 2018 hurricane season. Anyone interested in hurricane preparedness and response is invited to attend this online presentation. Those planning to attend should register ...

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Homebrew SDR Ham Radio in 9 Parts - Hackaday

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/06/2018 - 4:04am

Hackaday

Homebrew SDR Ham Radio in 9 Parts
Hackaday
Affordable and DIY SSB rigs have been around for 80+ years to the amateur radio(ham) market SDR wont change marine certified prices except perhaps again upward as these are required equipment and like medical it is regulated limiting who can afford to ...

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New transmitter installed on Glenada Hill - Siuslaw News

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 8:33pm

Siuslaw News

New transmitter installed on Glenada Hill
Siuslaw News
“This is equally exciting for local ham radio operators as the Wires-X system allows any amateur radio operator to enjoy world-wide communications using only a 5-watt digital handheld transceiver from anywhere within the west Lane community,” Pines said.

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Hamming it up - Index-Journal

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 4:57pm

Index-Journal

Hamming it up
Index-Journal
Crane said he and fellow members of the Wesley Commons ham radio club enjoy talking to people around the world. They log their calls in a book, with call letters, frequency and location of the person reached. Logging calls used to be mandated by the ...

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Young US Radio Amateur Will Be Sole IARU Region 2 Attendee at YOTA Camp

ARRL - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 3:12pm

Thirteen-year-old Faith Hannah Lea, AE4FH, of Palm Coast, Florida, will be the only representative of International Amateur Radio Union Region 2 (IARU R2) at the Youngsters on the Air (YOTA) camp this summer in South Africa. Faith Hannah has mounted a GoFundMe campaign to cover expenses.

“When I was chosen to go to South Africa for the YOTA summer event, I was thrilled that the committee thought...

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