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Central Carroll: Ham radio club offering prep test for amateur radio exam - Carroll County Times

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 2:04pm

Carroll County Times

Central Carroll: Ham radio club offering prep test for amateur radio exam
Carroll County Times
Amateur Radio brings people together across the airwaves. Known as ham radio, it's a way to communicate with others — just across town or even across the globe — without internet or cell phones. This kind of two-way communication can endure ...

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OJ9X Joint Santa Radio 2017, Finland 100th Anniversary of Independence Operation to End with 2017:

ARRL - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 12:51pm

Amateur Radio activity under the special OJ9X call sign to mark the Santa Radio 2017 and Finland’s 100th anniversary of independence has resulted in more than 42,000 contacts. The multiple OJ9X operators are aiming for at least 50,000 contacts by the time the event wraps up on December 31.

Activity continues on all bands, including 2-meter meteor scatter and moonbounce as well as 60 meters. All ...

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Philippine Radio Amateurs Activate for Weather Emergencies

ARRL - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 12:36pm
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Local ham radio operator rode out Hurricane Maria - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 1:18am

Greenfield Daily Reporter

Local ham radio operator rode out Hurricane Maria
Greenfield Daily Reporter
GREENFIELD – When Richard and Beth Emmelman planned a two-week vacation in Puerto Rico, their departure date was delayed by three days because of Hurricane Irma. When they arrived in San Juan on Sept. 15, there was no indication another hurricane would ...

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Historically Speaking: Ed Westcott's role in history from Oak Ridge ... to Jonestown - Oak Ridger

Google News of the Day - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 6:47pm

Oak Ridger

Historically Speaking: Ed Westcott's role in history from Oak Ridge ... to Jonestown
Oak Ridger
After the war, Ed became interested in using amateur radio. William said his dad would talk to people all over the world, sometimes doing phone patches. If someone wanted to reach a person in another country, Ed would reach them by amateur radio, and ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 1:59pm

During the recent reporting week (December 14-20) the first six days had zero sunspots. On December 20 one new sunspot group appeared (2692) with a sunspot number of 16. The average daily sunspot number decreased from 6.9 during the previous seven days to 2.3.

Average solar flux increased from 71 to 71.5, average planetary A index went from 7.4 to 9.4, and maid-latitude A index increased from 5....

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?Christmas services at St. David's - Seacoastonline.com

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 4:20pm

?Christmas services at St. David's
Seacoastonline.com
New members are welcome to try out the group for an evening before registering. For more information or to register please contact: Pamela Doughty, pdoughty74@gmail.com, (207) 232-9778. New England Radio Discussion Society. The New England Radio ...

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Polar Prince Under Way to Halifax, WSPR Call Sign VE0EXP

ARRL - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 3:43pm
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2018 ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference Set for September in Albuquerque

ARRL - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 2:35pm

The 37th annual ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference (DCC) will take place September 14-16 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at the Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel. Make reservations now for 3 days of learning and enjoyment.

The Digital Communications Conference schedule includes technical and introductory forums, demonstrations, a Saturday evening banquet, and an in-depth Sunday seminar. Th...

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What is “Ham Radio”? - ThurstonTalk - ThurstonTalk

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:49am

ThurstonTalk

What is “Ham Radio”? - ThurstonTalk
ThurstonTalk
Ever wondered what Ham radio was or why you should do it? The Olympia Amateur Radio Society answers these question as well as what it takes to get started.
Earn your Ham Radio license this January | Machias Valley News ...Machias Valley News Observer

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What is “Ham Radio”? - ThurstonTalk

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:46am

ThurstonTalk

What is “Ham Radio”?
ThurstonTalk
Good, used, HF radios can be found for $500-$1000, check eBay or Ham Radio Outlet or the many other ham radio retailers. It depends on the depth of your pockets and how intensively you want to participate in this hobby. Personally, I have spent close ...

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ARRL Contest Results Posted

ARRL - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 10:14am
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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 9:00am

“Hand-Held Transceiver Antennas” is the topic of the new (December 21) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In“ podcast. Listen...and learn! More than a half-million downloads since its debut in April 2016 attest to the podcast’s popularity.

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- w...

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Another Radio Amateur Joins ISS Crew

ARRL - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 8:17am

The International Space Station crew is back to its nominal complement of six members, after Scott Tingle, KG5NZA, Anton Shkaplerov, and Norishige Kanai arrived on board early this week.

Cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin is the new Expedition 54 commander. The other crew members are Mark Vande Hei, KG5GNP, and Joe Acaba, KE5DAR.

On December 17, Tingle, Shkaplerov, and Kanai headed into space on board ...

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Ofcom FoI on ham radio station inspections - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 4:04am

Ofcom FoI on ham radio station inspections
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Ofcom FoI on ham radio station inspections. A Freedom of Information request has revealed how few amateur radio station inspections Ofcom has carried out in recent years. Billy McFarland GM0OBX had asked "Since 2010 until the date of this request how ...

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ABOUT TOWN - The Galt Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 2:11pm

ABOUT TOWN
The Galt Herald
Calendar items for the About Town section of The Galt Herald will be accepted for all local nonprofit events held for the community, and for nonprofit fundraising events at the discretion of the editor. Calendar items must be received by 12 p.m. on ...

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