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Changing of the International Space Station Guard Set for December 13

ARRL - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 10:31am

Three International Space Station crew members are scheduled to end their mission and return to Earth on Thursday, December 14, just days before a new increment of space travelers begins its mission to take their places on station. Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik, and Flight Engineers Paolo Nespoli, IZ0JPA, and Sergey Ryazanskiy will undock the Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft from the space statio...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 9:01am

“Listener Mailbag” is the topic of the new (December 7) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In“ podcast. Listen...and learn! More than a half-million downloads since its debut in April 2016 attest to the podcast’s popularity.

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 whe...

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4 reasons why you should become a HAM radio operator ... - SoundReview (blog)

Google News of the Day - Thu, 12/07/2017 - 7:53am

SoundReview (blog)

4 reasons why you should become a HAM radio operator ...
SoundReview (blog)
When every other means of communication succumb to the wrath of nature and human conflicts, ham radio provides hope. A hobby for the interest of common man.

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Croatia Confirms New 60-Meter Allocation, Expanded 160-Meter Privileges

ARRL - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 2:35pm

Croatian radio amateurs now have access to a secondary 60-meter allocation of 5,351.5-5,366.5 kHz, as agreed to at World Radiocommunication Conference 2015, with a maximum 15 W EIRP. For the last several years, the Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries (HAKOM) has issued 1-year licenses to operate on 60 meters.

Hams in Croatia also now have access to more of 160 meters: 1,810-1,8...

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IARU Region 1 and EURAO Presidents Meet

ARRL - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 2:14pm

International Amateur Radio Union Region 1 (IARU-R1) President Don Beattie, G3BJ, and European Radio Amateurs’ Organization (EURAO) President Petrica Stolnicu, YO9RIJ, met on December 2. The meeting was held against a background that both IARU Region 1 (Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Northern Asia) and EURAO have letters of understanding with European regulator CEPT, enabling their partici...

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Thurston County Amateur Radio Emergency Service is Looking for ... - ThurstonTalk

Google News of the Day - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:04am

ThurstonTalk

Thurston County Amateur Radio Emergency Service is Looking for ...
ThurstonTalk
Thurston County Amateur Radio Emergency Service invites licensed hams to join and help sett an example of how emergencies should be handled.

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Thurston County Amateur Radio Emergency Service is Looking for ... - ThurstonTalk

Google News of the Day - Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:03am

ThurstonTalk

Thurston County Amateur Radio Emergency Service is Looking for ...
ThurstonTalk
Thurston County Amateur Radio Emergency Service invites licensed hams to join and help sett an example of how emergencies should be handled.

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Bulletin Board - Curry Coastal Pilot

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:11pm

Bulletin Board
Curry Coastal Pilot
Community Kitchens offers free meals from noon to 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1200 Easy St., Brookings. Donations are welcome. Everyone is invited. For information, call 541-469-3411. Pelican Bay Amateur Radio Club meets for coffee and to ...

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Hams who took on the Ockhi onslaught - The Hindu

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:09pm

The Hindu

Hams who took on the Ockhi onslaught
The Hindu
As sea waves battered life around the Kerala coast when Cyclone Ockhi hit the State on November 30, a group of amateur radio operators from the Ham Radio Club and Emergency Communication got busy. Their network, to tune to frequencies from the sea of ...

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'His one true love': Vietnam veteran's last wish to broadcast on ham radio fulfilled - Chicago Tribune

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 6:10pm

Chicago Tribune

'His one true love': Vietnam veteran's last wish to broadcast on ham radio fulfilled
Chicago Tribune
He asked one amateur radio operator from Grass Valley named Jim the amount of watts he was using. Jim gave Nugent a "73 to a buddy," which in ham radio language means "best regards." Chris said his father grew up in Newburgh, and then they moved a ...

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Kerala: Ham radio helps save two fishermen at sea - Deccan Chronicle

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 5:47pm

Deccan Chronicle

Kerala: Ham radio helps save two fishermen at sea
Deccan Chronicle
Thiruvananthapuram: Fishermen Maniyan and Anil from Veli owe their lives to amateur radio operators from Quilon and Idukki who pitched in some valuable efforts to reach out to those affected by cyclone Ockhi. The two had gone to rescue cyclone affected ...

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Hopes waves that took on the Ockhri onslaught - The Hindu

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 9:07am

Hopes waves that took on the Ockhri onslaught
The Hindu
As sea waves battered life around the Kerala coast when Cyclone Ockhi hit the State on November 30, a group of amateur radio operators from the Ham Radio Club and Emergency Communication got busy. Their network, to tune into frequencies from the sea of ...

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Ham radio in BNetzA annual report - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 3:54am

Ham radio in BNetzA annual report
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
A part relevant for amateur radio can be found under "11. Testing and measuring service "suspect, but see many amateur radio stations with a constantly higher level of electromagnetic interference. At this point, however, the report focuses more on the ...

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World Wide Radio Operators Foundation Announces KP4 Generator Project

ARRL - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 11:55am

The recovery efforts in Puerto Rico have largely cycled out of the news media, but residents are still struggling in the wake of this fall's devastating hurricane damage. In order to help radio amateurs and radiosport enthusiasts in Puerto Rico get back on the air, the World Wide Radio Operators Foundation (WWROF) has announced the KP4 Generator Project, which will raise funds to purchase Honda...

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W1AW to Start Scheduled Transmissions on 6 Meters Beginning on January 2

ARRL - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:18am

ARRL has announced that Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will start scheduled transmissions on 6 meters beginning on January 2. Transmissions on 50.350 MHz will become a part of W1AW's regular CW code practice, and CW, digital and phone bulletin transmission schedule, starting with the 1400 UTC fast code practice on January 2.

In addition to providing regularly scheduled transmissions on 6 meters, an...

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Special Event Commemorating 50th Anniversary of Fermilab

ARRL - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 10:09am

Members of the Fermilab Amateur Radio Club (WB9IKJ) will operate special event station W9F until December 16 (UTC) to mark the 50th anniversary of the National Accelerator Laboratory (Fermilab), named to honor Nobel Laureate Enrico Ferm (1901-1954). W9F will be active on or about 7.250, 7.275, 14.260, 14.340 MHz SSB and may operate CW on 7.040, 10.130, and 14.040 MHz. QSL to Fermi Amateur Radio...

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Ham radio bounces back in new role to track criminals' location ... - Times of India

Google News of the Day - Sun, 12/03/2017 - 1:39pm

Times of India

Ham radio bounces back in new role to track criminals' location ...
Times of India
PUNE: A ham radio club that will help the Pune police spot the location of criminals has been established by Muktangan Science Exploratory Centre on Saturday. Deputy Inspector General of Police (wireless) Abdur Rahman, who inaugurated the club, said ...

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A New QST QuickStats Poll Has Been Posted

ARRL - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 3:47pm
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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL - Fri, 12/01/2017 - 1:27pm

We skipped last week’s bulletin due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Outlook for the near term shows solar flux at 72 on December 1, 70 on December 2-7, 71 on December 8, 72 on December 9-12, 74 on December 13, 75 on December 14-16, 74 on December 17, 73 on December 18-20, 74 on December 21-22, 76 on December 23-29, 72 on December 30-31, 70 on January 1-3, 71 on January 4, 72 on January 5-8, 74 on J...

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