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ARLHS Founder Jim Weidner, K2JXW, SK

ARRL - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 1:48pm

Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society (ARLHS) founder Jim Weidner, K2JXW, of Merchantville, New Jersey, died on September 1. He was 77. A radio amateur since 1954, Weidner was a retired high school and post-secondary English instructor, as well as an active member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and did graduate-level work at Rowan University, Burlin...

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Special Event Station WA2NYC Marking Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

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

WA2NYC is on the air to commemorate the 17th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City and remember the 2,900 people who died as a result.

WA2NYC will be on the air until September 12 on 7.200, 14.265, 21.350, and 28.450 MHz, as well as DSTAR REF020C. The log will be posted to Logbook of The World (LoTW) or submit QSLs with SASE to WA2NYC, Wireless Association of New ...

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ARRL Headquarters, Hurricane Watch Net, SATERN Monitoring Active Storms

ARRL - Mon, 09/10/2018 - 10:52am

With active storms in the Atlantic and Pacific basins, ARRL Headquarters, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN), and the Salvation Army Team Emergency Network (SATERN) are all on alert. The most imminent storm is Hurricane Florence, now a major Category 3 storm, which is set to strike the Carolinas later this week. Hurricane Watch Net Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, said over the weekend that the net is ...

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Barbara Bedell: Hams invite newcomers to learn amateur radio - Times Herald-Record

Google News of the Day - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 3:04am

Times Herald-Record

Barbara Bedell: Hams invite newcomers to learn amateur radio
Times Herald-Record
“Enter the world of ham radio by obtaining your Technician Class Amateur License ... from the FCC,” said Gordon Shacklett as he begin his press release on announcing “ham classes” coming up. He didn't know I would have to Google to find out what FCC ...

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Barbara Bedell: Hams invite newcomers to learn amateur radio - Times Herald-Record

Google News of the Day - Sun, 09/09/2018 - 3:04am

Barbara Bedell: Hams invite newcomers to learn amateur radio
Times Herald-Record
“Enter the world of ham radio by obtaining your Technician Class Amateur License ... from the FCC,” said Gordon Shacklett as he begin his press release on announcing “ham classes” coming up. He didn't know I would have to Google to find out what FCC ...

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Amateur radio event at the Slaton Harvey House on Saturday, September 8 - EverythingLubbock.com

Google News of the Day - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 10:29am

EverythingLubbock.com

Amateur radio event at the Slaton Harvey House on Saturday, September 8
EverythingLubbock.com
SLATON, Texas - The Slaton Harvey House will be hosting a special amateur radio event on Saturday, September 8. The event is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.. Ham radio operators will operate a special station inside the Harvey House. The public ...

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Club News, Sept. 8, 2018 - The Union of Grass Valley

Google News of the Day - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 8:33pm

The Union of Grass Valley

Club News, Sept. 8, 2018
The Union of Grass Valley
The doors open at 6:30 and the meeting starts at 7 p.m. Non-ham members as well as persons interested in becoming ham radio operators or learning more about ham radio are welcome to attend. More information may be found at http://www.NCARC.org.

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The October Edition of Digital QST is Now Available

ARRL - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 10:20am
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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 9:38am

Sunspots disappeared again, since August 28. Average daily sunspot number dropped from 17.7 (during the prior week) to 0, (naturally).

Average daily solar flux declined from 70.6 to 67.8. Geomagnetic indicators quieted, with average daily planetary A index changing from 19.9 to 6.3, and mid-latitude A index going from 13.4 to 5.9.

Predicted solar flux is 68 on September 7-14, 75 on September 15-1...

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36th annual LoToJa Classic set for Saturday - Idaho State Journal

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 7:19pm

Idaho State Journal

36th annual LoToJa Classic set for Saturday
Idaho State Journal
This year's race will include more than 650 course volunteers, along with nearly 150 ham radio operators from the Bridgerland Amateur Radio Club. They provide uninterrupted communication throughout LoToJa's mountainous and remote terrain. Chambers ...

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Eastern CT Amateur Radio Breakfast weekly breakfast to begin Sept. 8 - Norwich Bulletin

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 4:16pm

Eastern CT Amateur Radio Breakfast weekly breakfast to begin Sept. 8
Norwich Bulletin
The Eastern Connecticut Amateur Radio Breakfast will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Uncasville Diner, 884 Norwich New London Turnpike, Uncasville. This weekly breakfast event will be held every Saturday. Ham radio operators, their guests ...

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Top 10 Most Wanted DXCC Entities List Updated

ARRL - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 12:12pm

Club Log’s DXCC Most Wanted entities list has been updated as of August 28. The list includes 340 entities, and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), or North Korea, is the #1 most-wanted DXCC entity, as it has been for quite a few years.

The other top ten most-wanted entities, listed in descending order, are: 3Y/B Bouvet Island; FT5/W Crozet Island; BS7H Scarborough Reef; CE0X San F...

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Three Towers of San Marino Special Activity Announced

ARRL - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 12:09pm
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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 8:00am

“Antennas and Wind” is the topic of the current (August 30) 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 Doctor h...

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Netherlands: ham radio Novice class review - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Thu, 09/06/2018 - 4:06am

Netherlands: ham radio Novice class review
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The Dutch national societies VERON and VRZA report the regulator, Agentschap Telecom, has asked for a review of the amateur radio Novice class. The regulator wants the Novice to be able to meet the needs of Dutch radio amateurs for the next 5-10 years.

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LOTOJA brings nearly 2000 cyclists to Logan - Cache Valley Daily

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 5:04pm

Cache Valley Daily

LOTOJA brings nearly 2000 cyclists to Logan
Cache Valley Daily
Due to the mountainous and remote terrain, more than 150 volunteer ham radio operators from the Bridgerland Amateur Radio Club provide race communication. The route and additional information about the race are available at www.lotojaclassic.com.

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ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference Banquet, Sunday Seminar Speakers Named

ARRL - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 3:11pm

Philip J. Erickson, W1PJE, will keynote the 2018 ARRL/TAPR Digital Communications Conference (DCC) banquet on Saturday, September 15. His topic will be “Towards a 21st Century Understanding of Earth’s Upper Atmosphere: The Value of Radio Based Amateur-Scientist Partnerships.” Erickson heads MIT’s Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences Group at Haystack Observatory.

Headlining the Sunday Seminar on Se...

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