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Convention highlights community service - Fairborn Daily Herald

Google News of the Day - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:29pm

Convention highlights community service
Fairborn Daily Herald
Ron Cramer, KD8ENJ, Hamvention General Chairman, said the theme acknowledges the role that ham radio operators play in their communities, especially during emergencies. “During recent disasters, hurricanes in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico and ...

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Convention highlights community service - Xenia Gazette - Xenia Gazette

Google News of the Day - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 4:28pm

Convention highlights community service - Xenia Gazette
Xenia Gazette
XENIA — The world's largest amateur radio operator gathering is embracing the theme “serving the community” this year.Hamvention ta.

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Community Bulletin Board - Quad City Herald

Google News of the Day - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 2:40pm

Community Bulletin Board
Quad City Herald
PATEROS – Ham radio enthusiasts will gather for a campout and potluck, complete with entertainment, on Saturday, May 19, near the confluence of the Columbia and Methow rivers. The 19th Annual River Ham Radio Campout/Potluck will convene a half mile ...

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Solar Eclipse QSO Party Research Results Published in Geophysical Research Letters

ARRL - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 2:28pm

The first science results from the Solar Eclipse QSO Party (SEQP) last August 21 have been published in the American Geophysical Union journal Geophysical Research Letters. In the paper, “Modeling Amateur Radio Soundings of the Ionospheric Response to the 2017 Great American Eclipse,” Nathaniel Frissell, W2NAF, and team present Reverse Beacon Network (RBN) observations of the SEQP and compare t...

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Radio Contact Planned Between Cape Cod and Newfoundland During Marconi Daughter’s Visit

ARRL - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:53pm

During the planned visit of radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi’s daughter, Princess Elettra Marconi, to Cape Cod National Seashore on May 31, she has been invited to take part in a scheduled contact between KM1CC on the Cape and the Society of Newfoundland Radio Amateurs (SONRA) club in St John’s Newfoundland. SONRA will use VO1AA.

“Chris Hillier, VO1IDX, will serve as the net controller, so a few ...

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Puerto Rico Radio Amateurs Honored by Lawmakers on “el Día del Radioaficionado”

ARRL - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:15pm

The Amateur Radio community of Puerto Rico was honored by the island’s House of Representatives on May 8 in San Juan as part of the celebration of el Día del Radioaficionado (Radio Amateur Day), observed each year on the second Tuesday of May. The office of Representative Nestor Alonso-Vega, WP4BL, prepared a resolution. ARRL Puerto Rico Section Manager Oscar Resto, KP4RF, was among those on ha...

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ARISS Kicking Off 2018 Fundraising Effort at Hamvention

ARRL - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 12:03pm

The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station team (ARISS) team and Hamvention® will be working together again this year, as ARISS kicks off its 2018 fundraising campaign. That will include a special drawing on the last day of Hamvention to award an ARISS Challenge Coin display, valued at $200.

“We are happy to be able to make the ARISS Challenge Coin display a very special part of Sunday...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 9:00am

“RF Loss” is the topic of the current (May 10) 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 himself, Joel ...

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Ham radio hobbyists to meet June 2 - The Durango Herald

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:33pm

The Durango Herald

Ham radio hobbyists to meet June 2
The Durango Herald
Durango Amateur Radio Club will sponsor an event for those interested in the hobby from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 2 at La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Displays and interactive demonstrations of ham-operating equipment will be featured ...

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Hamvention® to Use AM Information Radio Station to Communicate with Inbound Traffic

ARRL - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 3:51pm

To avoid a repeat of the first-day traffic tangles of its 2017 debut in Xenia, Ohio, Hamvention® 2018 will utilize a low-power Information Radio Station on 1620 kHz AM to get out the word on traffic, parking, and event details to visitors as they approach the city. The town is bracing to host an influx of some 25,000 Amateur Radio operators, exhibitors, and the curious, nearly doubling Xenia’s ...

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Air traffic control with a side of ham radio: A recipe for success - Hesston College News and Sports

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 3:03pm

Hesston College News and Sports

Air traffic control with a side of ham radio: A recipe for success
Hesston College News and Sports
The other unique point is an option rather than a requirement, but one that several aviation students take part in every year – amateur radio, or Ham Radio Club. Harder, who is a licensed ham radio operator with an avid interest in contesting, started ...

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John Dorr, K1AR, Named Director of CQ World Wide DX Contest: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 2:29pm

John Dorr, K1AR, Named Director of CQ World Wide DX Contest:
eHam.net
The CQWW DX Contest is amateur radio's most popular contest and may be the world's largest competitive sporting event in terms of numbers of participants. A ham since 1969, Dorr has been a member of the CQWW Contest Committee since the mid-1970s ...

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“Extra, Extra! Hear All about Hamvention!

ARRL - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:00am
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Library Lagniappe: Seminar focuses on post high-school options - The Advocate

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 8:27am

Library Lagniappe: Seminar focuses on post high-school options
The Advocate
HAM RADIO: The Crescent City Amateur Radio Group will hold a nine-day Amateur Radio Technician course beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the River Ridge Branch Library, 8825 Jefferson Highway. The classes will take place every Tuesday ...

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Bulletin Board - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Wed, 05/16/2018 - 2:32am

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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Telegraph club celebrates Morse's birthday in the Dells - WiscNews

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 4:30pm

WiscNews

Telegraph club celebrates Morse's birthday in the Dells
WiscNews
The club is; however, making a concentrated effort to keep telegraphy alive by recruiting new members from amateur radio clubs — better known as ham radio clubs – since the members believe the history of the telegraph is important. The telegraph was ...

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Cariboo Chilcotin Amateur Radio Society to upgrade equipment thanks to Rotary grant - Williams Lake Tribune

Google News of the Day - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 2:06pm

Williams Lake Tribune

Cariboo Chilcotin Amateur Radio Society to upgrade equipment thanks to Rotary grant
Williams Lake Tribune
Smialowski, known over the radio by his callsign, VE7SML, is president of the Cariboo Chilcotin Amateur Radio Society (CCARS), and was calling a friend in 108 Mile Ranch as part of an amateur radio demonstration to the Daybreak Rotary Club. Smialowski ...

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Cuba’s “Operation Meteor” will Involve Amateur Radio

ARRL - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 12:07pm

Amateur Radio will have a role in Cuba’s soon-to-be-launched “Operation Meteor,” aimed at aiding the island nation in preparing for natural disasters. Among the new strategies under review for implementation are civilian first-aid training; assist and rescue missions; damage control, and large-scale needs assessment. The nationwide initiative aims to mitigate the impact of natural disasters, es...

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