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Walthall churns up excitement for annual Dairy Festival - McComb Enterprise Journal

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 12:10pm

McComb Enterprise Journal

Walthall churns up excitement for annual Dairy Festival
McComb Enterprise Journal
Ham radio demonstration under the pavilion, presented by the Southwest Amateur Radio Club. • Arts and crafts vendors, food concessions and commercial displays. • Street rods sho, sponsored by Mac's Used Cars. • Guess the Cow's Weight, sponsored by ...

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Students launch data balloon - Gloversville Leader-Herald

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 9:47am

Gloversville Leader-Herald

Students launch data balloon
Gloversville Leader-Herald
The flight progress was also monitored by many HAM radio operators from Tryon Amateur Radio and Canajoharie Middle School students with Greg Pitonza, technology teacher. Canajoharie Central School provided the hardware and data service for the ...

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Ham radio alive and well - Berkeley Independent

Google News of the Day - Mon, 05/28/2018 - 12:07am

Berkeley Independent

Ham radio alive and well
Berkeley Independent
Strong numbers and a growing interest is making ham radio as popular as it has ever been. At the Red Cross Building in North Charleston last week, members of the amateur radio community met in North Charleston last week, giving out names and call-sign ...

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West Central Florida Section ARES Keeping Close Eye on Alberto

ARRL - Sun, 05/27/2018 - 11:45am

ARRL West Central Florida Section ARES® has gone to a Level 3 activation (standby) at 1800 EDT due to the issuance of Tropical Storm Warnings in advance of Sub-Tropical Storm Alberto for coastal areas of WCF Section counties and for all of Pinellas County, which is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay, and Old Tampa Bay.

“At this time our respective ARES groups are in stand-by mode, but w...

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Ham radio event to be held - Argus Press

Google News of the Day - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 6:14pm

Ham radio event to be held
Argus Press
SHIAWASSEE TWP. — Members of the Shiawassee Amateur Radio Association (SARA) will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise June 23-24 at the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds, 2900 E. Hibbard Road. Since 1933, ham radio ...

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Ham radio alive and well - The Gazette

Google News of the Day - Sat, 05/26/2018 - 12:15am

The Gazette

Ham radio alive and well
The Gazette
Strong numbers and a growing interest is making ham radio as popular as it has ever been. At the Red Cross Building in North Charleston last week, members of the amateur radio community met in North Charleston last week, giving out names and call-sign ...

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Ham kids build, learn tech skills - Xenia Gazette

Google News of the Day - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 3:30pm

Xenia Gazette

Ham kids build, learn tech skills
Xenia Gazette
The amateur radio convention's Youth Tech area, sponsored by Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA), provided a space for youth ages 9-18 to build their own technology kits. ... He said he got his license after his neighbor introduced him to ham radio.

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QST Honored with E.T. Krenkel Medal for Outstanding Global Contributions to Amateur Radio

ARRL - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 1:45pm

The Russian National Academy of Researches and Discoveries has honored QST with an E.T. Krenkel Medal for “outstanding global contributions to Amateur Radio.”

The award’s namesake, Ernst Teodorovich Krenkel, was a radio amateur who, over the years, used the call signs RAEM, U3AA, and UA3AA. Born in Poland, Krenkel was an Arctic explorer who took part in the first Soviet “drifting station,” North...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 9:26am

Sunspot activity resumed this week, after no sunspots for seven consecutive days. Average daily sunspot number was 7.7, rising from 6.4 in the previous reporting week. Average daily solar flux was 70.1, changed little from 70.2 last week.

According to Spaceweather.com, in 2018 56% of days so far have been spotless.

Currently sunspot group 2710 and 2711 are active (2711 is growing), and 2712 is ab...

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Hancock County to observe Amateur Radio Week - The Daily Times

Google News of the Day - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 9:05am

The Daily Times

Hancock County to observe Amateur Radio Week
The Daily Times
During the May 17 Hancock County Commission meeting, commissioners approved a proclamation recognizing June 18 to June 24 as Amateur Radio Week in the county. Ham radio operators have held annual field day exercises since 1933, according to ...

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ARRL Headquarters Will Be Closed on Monday, May 28

ARRL - Fri, 05/25/2018 - 9:05am

ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Monday, May 28, for the Memorial Day holiday. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions that day. Headquarters will re-open on Tuesday, May 29, at 8 AM EDT. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend!

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 05/24/2018 - 2:47pm

“Coping with Poor HF Conditions” is the topic of the new (May 24) 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 the Do...

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ABOUT TOWN - The Galt Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 2:49pm

The Galt Herald

ABOUT TOWN
The Galt Herald
Amateur Radio, or Ham Radio, is a hobby and service that brings people, electronics and communications together. Their kids day is designed to promote Ham Radio and give kids on-the-air experience to talk to other operators and learn about Morse Code.

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ARRL White Paper Provides Context for Recommended Governance Changes

ARRL - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 2:35pm

ARRL has released a “white paper” that provides some context to explain proposed alterations to the Articles Of Association and By Laws that the Executive Committee (EC) of the Board of Directors recommended for full Board passage at its April 21 meeting. Study continues of the so-called “Code of Conduct” for Board members, known officially as the ARRL Policy on Board Governance and Conduct of ...

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Amateur Radio Transponders on Planned Chinese Satellites to Include HF

ARRL - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 11:01am

China’s Amateur Radio Satellite organization, CAMSAT, has released some details of three new Amateur Radio satellites that could be launched as early as September. Two of the satellites, CAS-5A and CAS-6, will carry transponders, and one of them will have HF capability.

CAS-5A is a 6U CubeSat. It will an HF/HF (21/29 MHz) mode linear transponder; an HF/UHF (21/435 MHz) mode linear transponder; ...

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New Section Managers Elected in Five ARRL Sections

ARRL - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:00am

Five new ARRL Section Managers have been declared elected to begin their first terms of office on July 1. Section Manager (SM) election ballots were counted in the Indiana and Northern Florida Sections on May 22 at ARRL Headquarters. Other candidates faced no opposition during the spring election cycle.

In Indiana, James “Jimmy” Merry, KC9RPX, of Ellettsville, was declared elected in a very clos...

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'I'm a nerd, I know what I'm doing' - Post-Bulletin

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/23/2018 - 9:05am

Post-Bulletin

'I'm a nerd, I know what I'm doing'
Post-Bulletin
A Rochester man could face fines if he doesn't submit plans for a building permit and ask for a zoning variance for his amateur radio tower. City officials say Dan ... “It's not our intent to stop him from being a ham radio operator,” said Johnson ...

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Bulletin Board - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 10:00pm

Bulletin Board
Curry Coastal Pilot
Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3411. Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets for coffee and to discuss ham radio at 8 a.m. at Dee-Ann's Tea Room Cafe, 434 Redwood St., Brookings. Those interested in amateur radio are invited to attend.

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Latham ham radio family at Hamvention - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/22/2018 - 3:57am

Latham ham radio family at Hamvention
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The Xenia Gazette reports if you're a member of the Latham Family from Greencastle, Penn., operating amateur radio is almost a given. Six of the seven children have licenses, including 10-year-old Aaron KM4LEJ. He's been licensed for two years and ...

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