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Conference Preparatory Meeting Report is WRC-19 Playbook

ARRL - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 4:06pm

The long-awaited World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) gets under way on October 28 in Egypt and continues until November 22. The Conference Preparatory Meeting Report provides details on the technical, operational, regulatory, and procedural matters that delegates to the international gathering will consider. Amateur Radio’s 50 MHz allocation in ITU Region 1 (Europe, the Middle Eas...

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Anna Brummer, N2FER, Feted on her 105th Birthday

ARRL - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 3:58pm

When she turned 80, Anna Brummer, N2FER, of Fort Edward, New York, predicted she would live to be 100. On September 27, she topped her own forecast by 5 years, as she celebrated her birthday at the Fort Hudson Nursing Center, surrounded by family and friends. The only thing she wanted was a drink of Scotch whiskey, and the nursing home obliged, along with a slice of cake. Unit Manager Donna Hop...

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ARRL Executive Committee to Meet

ARRL - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 12:01pm

The ARRL Board of Directors’ Executive Committee (EC) will meet on October 12 in Denver, Colorado. The meeting agenda includes legal, legislative, and organizational matters as well as reports from ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR; ARRL CEO Howard Michel, WB2ITX, and Washington Counsel David Siddall, K3ZJ.

The EC will consider an ex parte filing on ARRL’s petition for rule making (RM-11785) to...

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N0AX Wins the October QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 9:19am

The winning article for the October 2019 QST Cover Plaque award is “About Impedance Matching Circuits” by Ward Silver, NØAX.

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 November issue today.

 

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N0AX Wins the August QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 9:19am

The winning article for the October 2019 QST Cover Plaque award is “About Impedance Matching Circuits” by Ward Silver, NØAX.

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 November issue today.

 

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ISS SSTV Oct 9 and 10 - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Mon, 10/07/2019 - 3:00am
ISS SSTV Oct 9 and 10  Southgate Amateur Radio Club
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VK6WIA NewsWest - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sat, 10/05/2019 - 4:05am
VK6WIA NewsWest  Southgate Amateur Radio Club
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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 12:32pm

A new sunspot from old Cycle 24 appeared on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, then by Thursday was gone.

The sunspot number was 11 on both days, the minimum non-zero sunspot number.

Average daily solar flux rose only slightly from 67.3 to 67.6. Geomagnetic indices were higher. Average planetary A index rose from 5.4 to 14.4, and average mid-latitude A index increased from 4.6 to 11.

Predicted so...

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The November issue of Digital QST is Now Available!

ARRL - Fri, 10/04/2019 - 11:12am
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