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In & Around Greene 9-06-2018 - The Daily Progress

Google News of the Day - Wed, 09/05/2018 - 11:55am

In & Around Greene 9-06-2018
The Daily Progress
The program will be DAR 101 presented by Sharon Steo, Courtenay Stanley and Virginia Hydock. ***. The Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club will meet at the Blue Ridge Café on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. All ham radio operators and those wishing ...

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Bulletin Board - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 11:53pm

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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Gordon Now Likely to Remain a Tropical Storm; Hurricane Watch Net Secures

ARRL - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 8:36pm

At 0000 UTC on September 5 the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) formally secured operations initiated ahead of Tropical Storm Gordon, which had been forecast to become a Category 1 hurricane. The HWN had activated at 1500 UTC on September 4, as it typically does whenever a hurricane is within 300 miles of landfall.

“The net rarely activates for tropical storms, unless they are forecast to become hurric...

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Newly revamped 'ATXFloods' website a resource ahead of rainy week - FOX 7 Austin

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 7:40pm

FOX 7 Austin

Newly revamped 'ATXFloods' website a resource ahead of rainy week
FOX 7 Austin
"They're very reliable, they're very durable and being a game camera they're not very expensive so we could lose them in a flood and they're easy to replace," Prinsen said. Edward Cox is a Ham radio operator with Travis County Amateur Radio Emergency ...

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Educational Series Fosters Discovery At Community Museum - Patch.com

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 5:31pm

Patch.com

Educational Series Fosters Discovery At Community Museum
Patch.com
Learn about HAM radio, telegraphy, Morse Code, early radio and television and more. We will be joined by the Montgomery Amateur Radio Club, the Morse Telegraph Club, and the National Capital Radio and Television Museum with exhibits and hands-on ...

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Amateur Radio Club Invites Everyone to Presentation: How to Build and Use a Radio Kit - St, Thomas Source

Google News of the Day - Tue, 09/04/2018 - 4:28am

St, Thomas Source

Amateur Radio Club Invites Everyone to Presentation: How to Build and Use a Radio Kit
St, Thomas Source
Today, any Virgin Islander who has an easy to acquire Amateur Radio license and the radio kits that Jim Latham will describe can tune into the world. Any ham radio operator can talk to the world from right here on St. Thomas. There is great pleasure ...

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Community Calendar: Retired educators to meet Thursday - jacksonprogress-argus

Google News of the Day - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 9:59pm

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Community Calendar: Retired educators to meet Thursday
jacksonprogress-argus
Anyone with an interest in amateur radio is invited to attend. The club holds amateur radio licensing sessions on the third Saturday of each odd month at Butts County fire station No. 7, 144 Colwell Road, Jackson, at 9 a.m. For more information about ...

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Hurricane Watch Net Set to Activate as Gordon Courts Hurricane Status

ARRL - Mon, 09/03/2018 - 6:33pm

Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) Manager Bobby Graves, KB5HAV, says the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season has been relatively quiet up until now, but September typically is the peak month for storms. The quick-developing Tropical Storm Gordon now is forecast to make landfall late on Tuesday evening as a Category 1 hurricane. In preparation, the Hurricane Watch Net will activate at 1500 UTC on September 4...

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ARRL Headquarters Closed on Labor Day, September 3

ARRL - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 10:48am

ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Monday, September 3, for the Labor Day holiday. There will be no W1AW bulletin or code practice transmissions that day. ARRL Headquarters will reopen on Tuesday, September 4, at 1200 UTC. Have a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend!

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Islands on the Air Seeking Proposed Additions to List of Valid Island Groups

ARRL - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 10:35am

The Island on the Air (IOTA) program is reviewing its list of valid island groups, as it typically does every 5 years.

“This time, IOTA management has decided to bring forward the review to give a chance for any new groups announced to be activated in 2019, the target year,” said Roger Balister, G3KMA, in an August 31 announcement. He continued, “The review process is scheduled to start with an ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 9:44am

We just saw 15 straight days with visible sunspots, but it ended on Wednesday, August 29 with a sunspot number of zero. There were also no sunspots seen on Thursday, the following day.

According to Spaceweather.com, in 2018 so far, we’ve seen 134 days (55 percent) with no sunspots. For all last year, in 2017 there were 104 days (28 percent overall) with no sunspots. During the last solar minimum...

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A New QST QuickStats Poll Has Been Posted

ARRL - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 9:22am
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Western Connecticut Hamfest Sets Frequencies To Fun - The Newtown Bee

Google News of the Day - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 7:10am

The Newtown Bee

Western Connecticut Hamfest Sets Frequencies To Fun
The Newtown Bee
Attendees were encouraged to take part in a VE session (ham radio exam), fall ARES Forum, and talk-in on CARA Repeater. The forum, hosted by the Amateur Radio Emergency Service, was the seasonal gathering for radio operators who work for towns to ...

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The Best Mobile Apps for Spotting and Identifying Orbiting Satellites and Iridium Flares - Space.com

Google News of the Day - Fri, 08/31/2018 - 7:09am

Space.com

The Best Mobile Apps for Spotting and Identifying Orbiting Satellites and Iridium Flares
Space.com
From time to time, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station communicate with students, teachers and private citizens using a ham-radio transmitter. The program is called International Space Station Ham Radio, or Amateur Radio on the ...

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Curtis Krueger & Ashlie Stapp: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know - Heavy.com

Google News of the Day - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 11:08pm

Heavy.com

Curtis Krueger & Ashlie Stapp: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Heavy.com
Curtis Krueger, a U.S. Marine communications officer, and his partner, Ashlie Stapp, are accused in the death of a 54-year-old amateur radio operator whose body was discovered buried in a makeshift grave in California's Joshua Tree National Park.
Couple arrested for murder of man whose remains were found in Joshua Tree National ParkHi-Desert Star

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Ham radio information seminar Sept. 6 in Poughkeepsie - The Daily Freeman

Google News of the Day - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:36pm

Ham radio information seminar Sept. 6 in Poughkeepsie
The Daily Freeman
The program will focus on the different types of licenses and radios, how to obtain an amateur radio license, established clubs and organizations for amateur radio operators, and how ham radio operators assist in emergencies and will be followed by a ...

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Couple arrested for murder of man whose remains were found in Joshua Tree National Park - Hi-Desert Star

Google News of the Day - Thu, 08/30/2018 - 9:14pm

Hi-Desert Star

Couple arrested for murder of man whose remains were found in Joshua Tree National Park
Hi-Desert Star
Stange was an amateur radio operator licensed since 2002 who registered his address with the FCC as 24916 New Clay Street. Stapp also appears to be connected to Murrieta; a Facebook page for her, not active since 2014, says she lives in Murrieta.

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