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Amateur Radio Licensing Class to begin - News - Columbus CEO ... - Columbus CEO

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 6:29am

Amateur Radio Licensing Class to begin - News - Columbus CEO ...
Columbus CEO
The Portage County Amateur Radio Service, Inc. will offer a class for anyone interested in obtaining the basic Amateur Radio License (Technician Class).

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CLUB CALENDAR - Youngstown Vindicator

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:41am

CLUB CALENDAR
Youngstown Vindicator
Western Reserve Amateur Radio Club will host its September HAM Radio Club meeting Tuesday. Dinner will be at 6 p.m., and the meeting starts at 7 at Davidson's Restaurant, 3636 Canfield Road, Canfield. Guest speaker will be Bruce Manning, NJ3K, ...

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Ham radio operators could play important role in potential Hurricane Florence disaster - WCPO

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:13am

WCPO

Ham radio operators could play important role in potential Hurricane Florence disaster
WCPO
They brought the net up this morning," said Joe Molter, president of the West Chester Amateur Radio Association. Molter explains that up and down the Eastern seaboard shortwave radio operators are providing and relaying weather information and could ...

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Amateur Radio Licensing Class to begin - ThisWeek Community News

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/14/2018 - 12:10am

Amateur Radio Licensing Class to begin
ThisWeek Community News
The Amateur Radio Service, sometimes referred to as “Ham Radio” is a licensed radio service where licensees can participate in 2-way radio communications with other hams both locally and internationally. Amateur Radio Operators use communications ...

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W1AW Suspending Scheduled Transmissions on Friday, September 14

ARRL - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 3:13pm

As part of the ongoing communication efforts with Hurricane Florence, Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will suspend its regular bulletin and code practice transmissions on Friday, September 14. The station will resume its normal operating schedule on Monday, September 17. Radio amateurs are reminded to avoid the various Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) and SATERN frequencies, as well as any sta...

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How to Prepare for Hurricane Florence - CitiesSpeak

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 11:36am

CitiesSpeak

How to Prepare for Hurricane Florence
CitiesSpeak
Cell, internet and landline service are not a given in the aftermath of a natural disaster. Amateur radio operator organizations and operators exist in communities across the country; incorporating local “ham radio” operators for communications ...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 09/13/2018 - 8:00am

“Tools for the Amateur Station” is the topic of the new (September 13) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

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

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and t...

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Ham radio operators play vital role in hurricane response - WBRC

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 8:47pm

WBRC

Ham radio operators play vital role in hurricane response
WBRC
“In this instance, these people were able to listen to amateur radio on a scanner, they were not operators, but they were able to have a hand held scanner and hear our information and seek shelter in time that practically saved their life,” he says.
When All Other Forms of Communication Fail, Ham Radio Is ThereSouthern Pines Pilot

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IARU Region 1 Monitoring System Reports Disappearance of Two 40-Meter Broadcast Intruders

ARRL - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 2:57pm

The IARU Region 1 Monitoring System (IARUMS) reports that two long-time broadcast intruders on 40 meters are gone. IARUMS Coordinator Wolf Hadel, DK2OM, said in the August IARUMS newsletter that Radio Hargeisa in the Republic of Somaliland on 7.120 MHz, and Radio Ethiopia on 7.140 MHz, departed the band during the last week of August.

“We did not miss them,” he commented.

IARUMS did report increa...

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Amateur radio licensing examinations set for Sept. 15 - Spruce Pine Mitchell News

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 11:35am

Amateur radio licensing examinations set for Sept. 15
Spruce Pine Mitchell News
Have you been studying for your amateur (“ham”) radio license examination, either independently, on the web or with a class or group? If you are ready to take the exam, so are volunteer examiners from the Mayland Amateur Radio Club. Examiners will be ...

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ARRL Headquarters Emergency Response Team to Activate on September 12

ARRL - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 3:51pm

[UPDATED: 2018-09-12 @ 1435 UTC] The ARRL Headquarters Emergency Response Team will activate today (September 12), ARRL Emergency Response Manager Mike Corey, KI1U, has announced, as what the National Hurricane Center (NHC) is calling “dangerous Hurricane Florence” heads toward the southeastern US coast, where it’s “expected to bring life-threatening storm surge and rainfall to portions of the ...

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Time may be up for timekeeping radio stations - Marketplace.org

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 2:41pm

Marketplace.org

Time may be up for timekeeping radio stations
Marketplace.org
Ham radio hobbyists use the stations to calibrate their equipment. One of them has started a petition to protect the stations from cuts, with support from an amateur radio advocacy group. The administration says newer GPS technology has rendered the ...
Radio Station WWV | NISTNIST
Petition to maintain funding for NIST shortwave stations WWV & WWVH - White House PetitionsWhite House Petitions
Concern Rising within Amateur Radio Community over WWV-WWVH Shut Down ProposalARRL

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NOAA Issues Moderate (G2) Geomagnetic Storm Watch for September 11

ARRL - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:54am

Just as Hurricane Florence approaches the US mainland and Hurricane Olivia is poised to affect Hawaii, NOAA has issued a G2 (moderate) geomagnetic storm watch for September 11. The G2 storm could exacerbate already modest propagation on HF bands as the planetary K index rises to an estimated value of 6. The G2 forecast stems from a fast-moving stream of coronal hole solar wind that’s expected t...

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Ducie Island VP6D DXpedition, Other Pacific Operations on Target

ARRL - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:15am

The VP6D Ducie Island DXpedition is set to get under way October 20 and continue until November 3. According to Jacky Calvo, ZL3CW, the equipment, already en route, has been loaded aboard the M/V Braveheart in New Zealand. The Braveheart sets sail for Tahiti in late September, and the team of operators will catch up with the gear in Tahiti to begin their voyage to Ducie Island.

Elsewhere, from S...

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KE4PT and W4RQ Win the September QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 10:01am

The winning article for the September 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Small Gap-Resonated HF Loop Antennas” by Kai Siwiak, KE4PT, and Richard Quick, W4RQ. 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 October is...

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Ham radio operator assisted after Sandy Hook - Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 9:40am

Shelbyville Times-Gazette

Ham radio operator assisted after Sandy Hook
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
Bedford County Emergency Management Agency has a cadre of 14 Amateur Radio operators who serve as EMA communications and logistics support volunteers. This cadre is the Bedford County EMA Auxiliary Communications Group, or Aux Comm Group ...

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Tri-City area is preparing for Florence - Progress Index

Google News of the Day - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 6:22pm

Progress Index

Tri-City area is preparing for Florence
Progress Index
Amateur Radio also known as “Ham radio” operators are available if the county should lose communicants through its radio system for some reason. Ham radio communications can be used across town, around the world, or even into space, all without the ...

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