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IARU Cites Progress Toward 50-MHz Region 1 Allocation

ARRL - 5 hours 59 sec ago

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) says “significant progress” was made during World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) preparations that took place earlier this month at International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Headquarters in Geneva. But the IARU cautioned that a lot remains to be done before the “reservations and concerns of regulators and spectrum users are adequately ...

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no healine provided in file - The Daily Post-Athenian

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no healine provided in file
The Daily Post-Athenian
McMinn County Amateur Radio Club Inc.: (HAMS) 2nd Monday, 7 p.m., at City Hall. For info, call Bob Miller at .... Club open to anyone interested in radio communication as a hobby in ham radio, CB, GMRS and marine radio. For info, call 423-781-7152 or ...

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AO-91 Commissioned, Declared Open for Amateur Use!

ARRL - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:24am

AMSAT-NA’s latest Amateur Radio CubeSat, RadFxSat (Fox-1B), now known as AO-91, has been opened for general use. AMSAT Engineering officially announced that AO-91 was ready for use at 0650 UTC on Thanksgiving Day, November 23. AMSAT VP of Engineering, Jerry Buxton, N0JY, turned over operation to Mark Hammond, N8MH, and AMSAT Operations during a contact on the AO-91 repeater during the pass over...

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Club demonstrates ham radio to school students - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Thu, 11/23/2017 - 4:21am

Club demonstrates ham radio to school students
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
Eight Rivers Ham Radio Club members Rudy Marrujo KD8WPG, Janice Cozart KE8COZ and Lee Wolfe KD8TYS visited PCHS where they were met by a large group of bright-eyed and anxious students who want to learn more about becoming ham radio ...

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SKYWARN Recognition Day Webinar Set for November 27

ARRL - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 2:28pm

A free webinar, “What is SKYWARN™ Recognition Day and how can you participate?” will take place on November 27 at 8 PM EST (0100 UTC on November 28). Register online. After registering, you will receive a confirmation e-mail containing information about joining the webinar

SRD this year takes place on Saturday, December 2 from 0000 until 2400 UTC (starts on the evening of Friday, December 1, in ...

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ARRL 10 Meter Contest QST Announcement Correction

ARRL - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 12:06pm
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Major New Edition of The ARRL Handbook is Now Available!

ARRL - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:27am

The 2018 edition of The ARRL Handbook for Radio Communications has undergone a complete makeover. First published in 1926, the most widely used one-stop reference and guide to radio technology principles and practices over the years since has documented the state-of-the-art in Amateur Radio as well as emerging technologies in radio experimentation, discovery, and achievement. The 95th edition o...

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Year-Long NASA On The Air Event Kicks off on December 11

ARRL - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 10:23am

The Amateur Radio clubs at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) centers around the US have invited the Amateur Radio community to join the NASA On The Air (NOTA) special event. NOTA gets under way in December 2017 and continues through December 2018. In addition to being the agency’s 60th anniversary, 2018 will mark 50 years since NASA orbited the first human around the moon, an...

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Ham Radio Operators Have A Busy Day - mvprogress

Google News of the Day - Wed, 11/22/2017 - 4:30am

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Ham Radio Operators Have A Busy Day
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Members of the Moapa Valley Amateur Radio club set up their own equipment and a booth on the lawn at the fairgrounds. They invited scouts and others to join them in talking to other Scouts around the world. The Scouts worked in partnership with a ...

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Video: HamCasters on Ham Radio Now | Southgate Amateur Radio ... - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Tue, 11/21/2017 - 4:04am

Video: HamCasters on Ham Radio Now | Southgate Amateur Radio ...
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The name HamCasters was created when Gary used it to label a new Reddit sub designed to be a place for ham radio podcasters, YouTubers, bloggers and media creators in general to announce their work, and for the audience to comment on it.

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Class sessions to teach amateur radio - The Charlottesville Newsplex

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:33pm

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Class sessions to teach amateur radio
The Charlottesville Newsplex
(CBS19 NEWS) -- Anyone interested in learning about amateur radio can enroll in a class. The Albemarle Amateur Radio Club is enrolling students in its ten-class Ham Radio License Class. Participants will learn the basics of ham radio, radio and ...
Amateur Radio Service helps fight hungerRecord-Courier

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W8TEE and K2ZIA Win the November 2017 QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 3:08pm

The winning article for the November 2017 QST Cover Plaque award is “Build Your Own Arduino-Based Antenna Analyzer” by Jack Purdum, W8TEE, and Farrukh Zia, K2ZIA. The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the De...

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Amateur Radio Service helps fight hunger - Record-Courier

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:58pm

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Amateur Radio Service helps fight hunger
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The Portage County Amateur Radio Service, a local Ham Radio Club, is giving back to the community with a donation of $6,445 to the Center of Hope in Ravenna. The Amelia DiGirolamo Center of Hope is dedicated to enhancing the nutrition of low-income ...
Class sessions to teach amateur radioThe Charlottesville Newsplex

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Mysterious Signals Did Not Come from Missing Submarine; MF/HF Frequencies Listed

ARRL - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 12:52pm

Satellite signals heard over the weekend did not come from a missing Argentine Navy submarine San Juan that went missing on November 15, dashing hopes that the vessel could be located. The submarine had reported a malfunction, had surfaced, and was headed back to its base when the Navy lost contact with it. The sub, built in Germany in the 1980s, carries a crew of 44.

Vessels from Argentina, the...

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ARRL Seeks Nominations for 2017 ARRL Bill Leonard Award

ARRL - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 11:09am

ARRL is seeking nominations for the prestigious Bill Leonard Award. Created as a tribute to the late CBS News President Bill Leonard, W2SKE, an avid radio amateur and advocate for the service, the award honors three professional journalists whose outstanding media coverage highlights the enjoyment, importance, and public service value of Amateur Radio each yea. Awards are given for audio, visua...

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HAM radio operators vital if disaster strikes - KING5.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:19am

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HAM radio operators vital if disaster strikes
KING5.com
If disaster strikes, emergency officials say we will likely be reliant on a growing network of amateur radio operators. Mark Sheppard with the Seattle Department of Emergency Management says we've learned a lot since the Nisqually Earthquake in 2001.

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ARRL Headquarters Closed on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24

ARRL - Mon, 11/20/2017 - 7:00am

ARRL Headquarters will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 23, and Friday, November 24. W1AW bulletin and code practice transmissions and editions of The ARRL Letter or ARRL Audio News will not be available on those days. Headquarters will reopen at 8 AM EST on Monday, November 27. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday.

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Australian ham radio license numbers stagnant - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Sun, 11/19/2017 - 4:02am

Australian ham radio license numbers stagnant
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
In 2014, in the lead-up to a statutory remake of the amateur licence conditions, the WIA advised the ACMA about the sort of changes that would propel Amateur Radio into a new era, where the attractions and conditions of the past were no longer relevant.

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