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Pony Express re-ride in progress - Hiawatha World

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 3:38pm
Pony Express re-ride in progress  Hiawatha World

The annual re-creation of the Pony Express began on Monday, June 10 in St. Joseph, Mo. and will continue until June 20 when the last rider and horse arrives ...

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Things To Do In Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Events – June 12, 2019 - KHTS Radio

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 3:33pm
Things To Do In Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Events – June 12, 2019  KHTS Radio

Things To Do In Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Events – June 12, 2019: Rotary's 2nd Annual People's Choice Car, Motorcycle and Truck Show; Santa Clarita ...

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FCC Settles with Massachusetts Pirate Broadcaster

ARRL - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 3:14pm

After filing a civil action and seeking an injunction to stop a church-related pirate radio station from operating in Worcester, Massachusetts, the US Attorney’s Office this week reached a settlement with the station’s operators, Vasco Oburoni and Christian Praise International Church. US Attorney Andrew E. Lelling and FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief Rosemary Harold announced the settlement on Jun...

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QRZ.com Institutes Password Security, Seller Verification Programs

ARRL - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 3:10pm

In an effort to combat fraudsters and password phishers, the popular QRZ.com Amateur Radio website is offering the option of establishing two-factor authentication (2FA) for its registered users. The site’s founder and president, Fred Lloyd, AA7BQ, explains that 2FA secures a user’s password on the site.

“With 2FA, your actual password becomes nearly moot, and revealing it to a crook has no det...

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Registration Now Open for W9DXCC Convention and Banquet

ARRL - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:59am
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Make: Magazine Going Dark

ARRL - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:54am

Maker Media, which published Make: magazine and produced Maker Faire, has laid off its staff and is terminating operations due to financial problems. Maker Media CEO and founder Dale Dougherty confirmed to TechCrunch that the company was ceasing operations and that it had laid off all 22 employees, citing financial difficulties with publishing a magazine and the lack of corporate sponsorship.

“I...

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USA Counties Award Announces New Custodian

ARRL - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:48am

Brian Bird, NX0X, of Duluth, Minnesota, has been named the new Custodian for CQ magazine’s USA Counties Award (USA-CA). The appointment was effective on June 1. Bird succeeds Ted Melinosky, K1BV, who served as USA-CA Custodian and CQ Awards Editor for 21 years. CQ said several updates to the USA-CA Award rules also will take effect on June 1. A county hunter since the 1990s, Bird earned the USA...

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Orkney Islands DXpedition Announces Call Sign

ARRL - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:44am

The Perseverance DX Group (PDXG) team planning the 2020 DXpedition to Orkney Islands will use the call sign VP8/VP8DXU. The team reports that radio and antenna strategies are complete, and work is under way on detailed project plans. Elecraft will provide K3S transceivers as well as amplifiers and panadapters for the adventure.

The team has scheduled a “Tent Weekend” in July to check out the th...

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Kuwait is Latest Country to Join the 60-Meter Band Club

ARRL - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 10:04am
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New Jersey Antique Radio Club Expands YouTube Offerings

ARRL - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 9:47am

The New Jersey Antique Radio Club (NJARC) has invited vintage radio and electronics collectors, restorers, and history buffs to check out its YouTube page, which offers more than 125 videos. The club has recorded presentations on restoration, test equipment, radio history, TVs, audio equipment, how vacuum tubes and other electronic components work, and visits to collectors’ homes. The site also...

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W3HX Wins the June QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 9:37am

The winning article for the June 2019 QST Cover Plaque award is “HF Magnetic Loop for 80 Through 20 Meters” by John Chappell, W3HX.

The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the July issue today.

 

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Ham Radio Operators Demonstrate Skills & Service - Inland Empire

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 5:06am
Ham Radio Operators Demonstrate Skills & Service  Inland Empire

Rancho Cucamonga, CA – Imagine a 7.0 earthquake strikes along the San Andreas Fault and disrupts radio communications in the region. The cities of Upland ...

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Amateur radio Field Day displays science and skill for emergency communications - Brampton Guardian

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 4:15am
Amateur radio Field Day displays science and skill for emergency communications  Brampton Guardian

Members of the Peel Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the North America Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 22-23 at the Flower City Community ...

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Amateur radio clubs attempt contact at Chief Logan State Park - The Logan Banner

Google News of the Day - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:01am
Amateur radio clubs attempt contact at Chief Logan State Park  The Logan Banner

CHIEF LOGAN STATE PARK - Members of amateur radio clubs from two counties set up shop near the cabin inside Chief Logan State Park all day Saturday in ...

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Local ham radio group takes part in national exercise - Union Democrat

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 7:59pm
Local ham radio group takes part in national exercise  Union Democrat

Roots of amateur radio date back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries, more than a hundred years ago, and locals here in the Mother Lode, up and down ...

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Andrew Rex Werner | Obituaries - The Star Democrat

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 4:57pm
Andrew Rex Werner | Obituaries  The Star Democrat

DENTON - Andrew Rex Werner of Denton, MD passed away at Homestead Manor on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He was 86 years old.

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Gloucester Goings On | Community - Gloucester Daily Times

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 4:18pm
Gloucester Goings On | Community  Gloucester Daily Times

Listings may be sent to: Goings On, Gloucester Daily Times, 36 Whittemore St., Gloucester, MA 01930; or emailed to Joann Mackenzie at ...

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Ham Radio Equipment Donated in Dominica

ARRL - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 3:26pm

Dominica News Online reports that four handheld Amateur Radio transceivers have been donated to the Dominica Association of Persons with Disabilities (DAPD), allowing DAPD members who have received Amateur Radio training to get on the air. Two Swedish members of the Dominica Amateur Radio Club Inc. (DARCI) who had joined the DAPD handled the presentation. During an interview with DBS Radio, DAP...

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Ham Radio Field Day at Sturdivant Park on June 22 - Coos Bay World

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 1:30pm
Ham Radio Field Day at Sturdivant Park on June 22  Coos Bay World

COQUILLE — The Coos County Radio Club will demonstrate making radio contact with faraway places to hone their skills in providing emergency ...

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Radio amateurs will spread the word on Field Day - StMaryNow.com

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:26am
Radio amateurs will spread the word on Field Day  StMaryNow.com

Staff Report Mayor Frank "Boo" Grizzaffi met with members of the Bayouland Emergency Amateur Radio *Service*, BEARS, for the signing of the Field Day ...

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