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Bitcoin Coders Send First Bitcoin Lightning Payment Over Radio Waves - Fossbytes

Google News of the Day - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 3:13am
Bitcoin Coders Send First Bitcoin Lightning Payment Over Radio Waves  Fossbytes

In a first of its kind transaction, two Bitcoin coders successfully sent a Bitcoin lightning payment over radio waves. The transaction was organized on Twitter when ...

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MIT ham radio videos - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 03/10/2019 - 4:06am
MIT ham radio videos  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

MIT's Amateur Radio Society W1MX has released videos of their recent radio technology lectures that include presentations by Dr. Mary Knapp KB1WUA, ...

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How to Use Bitcoin When the Apocalypse Hits - Bitcoin News

Google News of the Day - Sun, 03/10/2019 - 2:10am
How to Use Bitcoin When the Apocalypse Hits  Bitcoin News

When the world collapses and society splinters into factions fighting for the scraps, you'll want to keep your friends close and your crypto closer. When the world ...

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Lincoln hosted the Nebraska Hamfest at the Lancaster Event Center - KLKN

Google News of the Day - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 7:20pm
Lincoln hosted the Nebraska Hamfest at the Lancaster Event Center  KLKN

Amateur radio enthusiasts from all across the state came to Lincoln.

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Reminder: Daylight Saving Time Begins in Most of the US on March 10

ARRL - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 3:12pm

In most of the US, Daylight Saving Time (DST) begins on Sunday, March 10, at 2 AM local time. Set clocks ahead by 1 hour. The start of DST does not affect Universal Coordinated Time (UTC), also known as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) or simply Zulu (Z), although some transceiver clocks generate UTC based on a specified difference from the local time setting. UTC is the generally recognized “standard...

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UO Duck license plates to go on sale April 1 - KTVZ

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 6:39pm
UO Duck license plates to go on sale April 1  KTVZ

The University of Oregon Alumni Association (UOAA) Duck vehicle license plate will be available for Oregon passenger vehicles starting April 1.

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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

ARRL - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 4:24pm

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

 

 

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The April Edition of Digital QST is Now Available!

ARRL - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 2:42pm
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New Book, Energy Choices for the Radio Amateur, Now Shipping

ARRL - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:11pm

Revolutionary changes are taking place in the way we produce and consume power for our homes, transportation, and the technology that we use every day. A new book, Energy Choices for the Radio Amateur by Bob Bruninga, WB4APR, who developed the Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS), explores ongoing changes in the world of power and energy and takes a careful look at the choices we can make. ...

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Amateur Radio Volunteers Activate Following California Flooding

ARRL - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 12:06pm

Amateur Radio volunteers with the Sonoma County, California, Auxiliary Communications Service (ACS) rallied to assist in February after heavy rain led to flooding in the region. San Francisco Section Manager Bill Hillendahl, KH6GJV, told ARRL that while no actual communication emergencies occurred during the weather event, Sonoma County ACS volunteers provided “needed eyes” and were available i...

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The Dave Kalter Youth DX Adventure Returning to Curacao

ARRL - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:59am
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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:19am

After no sunspots over the entire month of February, sunspot group 2734 appeared on March 5. So far, the new sunspot numbers are 14, 17, and 14 on March 5-7. I believe this was the longest consecutive period (33 days) with no sunspots on this declining side of Cycle 24. The polarity of the new sunspot group identifies it as being from Cycle 24, not the upcoming Cycle 25.

Frank Donovan, W3LPL sen...

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The $50 Ham - Hackaday

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 11:00am
The $50 Ham  Hackaday

Today we start a new series dedicated to amateur radio for cheapskates. Ham radio has a reputation as a “rich old guy” hobby, a reputation that it probably ...

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Space meeting streaming via ham radio geostationary transponder - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 4:22am
Space meeting streaming via ham radio geostationary transponder  Southgate Amateur Radio Club

The 2nd Amateur Radio Space meeting at Nanterre, Paris, March 9-10, will be streamed live via the Digital Amateur TV transponder on Es'hail-2 / QO-100 ...

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Eureka researchers bring niche radio to High Arctic - Nunatsiaq News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 4:00am
Eureka researchers bring niche radio to High Arctic  Nunatsiaq News

Alex Tikhomirov, on the left, an Arctic atmospheric researcher from Dalhousie University, works on an amateur radio antenna used by the Eureka Radio Club.

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Donna Mae Davis - Sioux City Journal

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 2:00am
Donna Mae Davis  Sioux City Journal

Donna Mae Davis, 78, of Onawa, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Elmwood Care Centre in Onawa.

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Donna Mae Davis - Sioux City Journal

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 2:00am
Donna Mae Davis  Sioux City Journal

Donna Mae Davis, 78, of Onawa, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Elmwood Care Centre in Onawa.

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Donna Mae Davis - Sioux City Journal

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 2:00am
Donna Mae Davis  Sioux City Journal

Donna Mae Davis, 78, of Onawa, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Elmwood Care Centre in Onawa.

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Donna Mae Davis - Sioux City Journal

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 2:00am
Donna Mae Davis  Sioux City Journal

Donna Mae Davis, 78, of Onawa, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Elmwood Care Centre in Onawa.

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Highest-Ever Summits on the Air Activation Reported

ARRL - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 4:26pm

Tom Rudzinski, SQ9FVE, made Summits on the Air (SOTA) history on February 16 by activating Aconcagua in Mendoza, Argentina. At 6,962 meters (22,841 feet) above sea level, the mountain is the highest peak in both the Southern and Western hemispheres.

An experienced and skilled mountaineer, Rudzinski planned the expedition carefully, including all necessary support. He began his ascent to the summ...

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