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Baker Island KH1/KH7Z DXpedition Team Bracing for “Grim” Propagation

ARRL - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 1:29pm

The 2018 KH1/KH7Z Baker Island DXpedition, set to get under way on June 27 and continue until July 7, is preparing for less-than-ideal conditions. The sponsoring Dateline DX Association (DDXA) said this week that its 15 operators are planning to maximize the times they will be available to work into propagation-challenged regions of the world. Their effort will include round-the-clock operation...

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Hungary Regains Access to 60 Meters

ARRL - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:40pm

Hungarian National Media and Infocommunications Authority (NMHH) has published an update to the National Frequency Allocation Table to provide Amateur Radio access to the band 5,351.5 to 5,366.5 kHz at a maximum power of 15 W EIRP, per World Radiocommunication Conference 2015. Previously, 3-month permits were available to allow access to 5,350 to 5,450 kHz at 100 W, but these were discontinued ...

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For CC Amateur Radio Club, science fiction meets science fact - Athens Daily Review

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 12:24pm

Athens Daily Review

For CC Amateur Radio Club, science fiction meets science fact
Athens Daily Review
The proper use of the oscilloscope is one of the topics at the next meeting of the Cedar Creek Amateur Radio Club. That device has many uses around the ham shack, and you'll learn how to use them. Also, new officers will be installed, and a drawing for ...

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Ham radio field day is June 23 and 24, 2018 - The Daily Courier

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 9:03am

The Daily Courier

Ham radio field day is June 23 and 24, 2018
The Daily Courier
Ham radio or amateur radio is a licensed form of communication over moderate to very long distance, using two-way radio. Today, there are far more licensed radio amateurs (hams) than ever before. Radio is a form of social media. Amateur radio is a ...
Central Carroll: Amateur Radio Club Field Day at Bear Branch, June 23-24Carroll County Times

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Ham radio field day is June 23 and 24, 2018 - The Daily Courier

Google News of the Day - Tue, 06/05/2018 - 9:02am

The Daily Courier

Ham radio field day is June 23 and 24, 2018
The Daily Courier
Ham radio or amateur radio is a licensed form of communication over moderate to very long distance, using two-way radio. Today, there are far more licensed radio amateurs (hams) than ever before. Radio is a form of social media. Amateur radio is a ...
Central Carroll: Amateur Radio Club Field Day at Bear Branch, June 23-24Carroll County Times

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Big Muddy Air Race pilots to take to the skies this weekend in Southern Illinois - The Southern

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

The Southern

Big Muddy Air Race pilots to take to the skies this weekend in Southern Illinois
The Southern
HAM radio operators with the SIU Amateur Radio Club will be manning the turn-points to make sure racers aren't cutting turns. For more information, visit bigmuddyairrace.blogspot.com. janis.esch@thesouthern.com. 618-351-5082. On Twitter: @janis_eschSI.

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Live Ham Radio Show: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 9:14pm

Live Ham Radio Show:
eHam.net
This week (June 5) on Amateur Radio Roundtable Katie WY7YL, shows your shack pictures, Joe Eisenberg, K0NEB talks about new kits. Emmett Hohensee discusses Field Day tips. Tom demo's his latest remote rig control using HRD plus a homebrew box ...

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ARRL Foundation Announces Two New Scholarships

ARRL - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 4:47pm

The ARRL Foundation has announced two new scholarships available to young radio amateurs to support their post-secondary education, bringing the total number of scholarships the Foundation administers to 81. The new scholarships have been endowed by the East Coast Amateur Radio Service (ECARS) and the Palomar Amateur Radio Club (PARC). Applicants for the ECARS scholarship must be performing at ...

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President Nominates Enforcement Bureau Official to FCC

ARRL - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 4:34pm

Acting on a recommendation from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, President Donald Trump has nominated FCC Enforcement Bureau Assistant Chief Geoffrey Starks to fill the Commission’s sole open seat. If confirmed by the US Senate, Starks would fill the seat vacated by Mignon Clyburn. Both are Democrats. Republican nominees have a 3-2 advantage on the FCC, which is headed by Chairman Ajit Pai...

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Los Angeles Amateur Radio Club (LAARC) Hosts Annual Field Day Exercises - Lasentinel

Google News of the Day - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 4:08pm

Villages-News

Los Angeles Amateur Radio Club (LAARC) Hosts Annual Field Day Exercises
Lasentinel
On Saturday June 23, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Los Angeles Amateur Radio Club (LAARC) will be taking part in annual Field Day exercises along with thousands of other amateur radio clubs across the country. The LAARC will set up for Field Day on the ...
Silver Springs Radio ClubVillages-News

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USA ARDF Championships Get Under Way on June 14 in California

ARRL - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:48am

The 18th USA Championships of Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) will take place June 13-17 near Truckee, California, some 30 miles southwest of Reno, Nevada. The competition sites are at about 6,300 feet elevation near Donner Summit.

An unofficial practice day will take place on June 13. The opening day will be devoted to foxoring, a combination of radio direction finding and classic orient...

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Unicorn-2A PocketQube to Launch Later this Year from Alaska

ARRL - Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:40am

According to a BBC News report, a new UK-built PocketQube satellite, Unicorn-2A, developed by radio amateurs at Glasgow’s Alba Orbital, will launch later this year from Alaska.

Three radio amateurs at Alba Orbital worked on Unicorn-2A, which will have downlinks in the 437 MHz and 2400 MHz bands. One of the transmission modes will be LoRa, a patented wireless communication technology. A 3rd quart...

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COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE THREE RIVERS AREA - Arkansas Online

Google News of the Day - Sun, 06/03/2018 - 1:14am

COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE THREE RIVERS AREA
Arkansas Online
STARS Meeting. CABOT — STARS (Small Town Amateur Radio Service), a ham radio group, will meet at 1:30 p.m. June 10 at Criswell-Robinson American Legion Post 71, 114 N. First St. Testing will be available. For more information, contact Gordon Miller ...

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VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 3 June 2018: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 11:50pm

eHam.net

VK6WIA NewsWest for Sunday, 3 June 2018:
eHam.net
It's our CLUB FOCUS week, and we'll hear from clubs around VK6 including Ham College and the NCRG, and of course – what's been going on at WA Amateur Radio news. Onno talks about have the internet has revolutionised amateur radio over the past 20 ...

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Foundations of Amateur Radio #156: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sat, 06/02/2018 - 2:19am

eHam.net

Foundations of Amateur Radio #156:
eHam.net
In 2014 at the Ham Radio Exhibition in Friedrichshafen in Germany, Artem R3ABM planned to make an alternative master server for DMR+ and DMR-MARC and the result was a German wordplay which we know today as Brandmeister. It acts as a network for ...

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FCC Denies Petition Aimed at Preventing Interference from Digital Repeaters to Analog Repeaters

ARRL - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 7:54pm

The FCC has turned away a Petition for Rulemaking from a Michigan radio amateur that asked the Commission to amend Section 97.205 of the Amateur Service rules to ensure that repeaters using digital communication protocols do not interfere with analog repeaters. Charles P. Adkins, K8CPA, of Lincoln Park, had specifically requested that discrete analog and digital repeaters be separated either by...

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Politico Article Raises Visibility of Amateur Radio Parity Act Progress, Challenges

ARRL - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 7:40pm

On May 23, the US House version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that included the language of the Amateur Radio Parity Act (HR 555) cleared the House. The following day, a fiscal year 2019 Financial Services appropriations bill also containing Parity Act language cleared the Financial Services and General Government subcommittee of the House Committee on Appropriations and now ...

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Robert W. Lovell - MyEasternShoreMD

Google News of the Day - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 2:34pm

Robert W. Lovell
MyEasternShoreMD
Bob was a 2 time Commodore of the Salem Yacht Club in NJ, a Ham Radio enthusiast serving as president for 10 years with Kent Amateur Radio Club, and more recently with the Queen Anne's Amateur Radio Club. He also served on the Galena Cemetery ...

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Where to find shelter during a storm - Savannah Morning News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:36am

Savannah Morning News

Where to find shelter during a storm
Savannah Morning News
ARES Amateur Radio Operators. • Law Enforcement Officers (from the appropriate jurisdictions). Shelters will only be opened after a Hurricane Warning and a Mandatory-Partial evacuation order have been issued. They will remain open for the duration of ...

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