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How to make sure you can communicate with family during a disaster - KING5.com

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 8:04pm

KING5.com

How to make sure you can communicate with family during a disaster
KING5.com
For an investment of less than $100 and a brief test you can become a HAM radio operator yourself. For more information about how to prepare a communications plan for your family, visit snohomishcountywa.gov. Join KING 5's Disaster Preparedness ...

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Alex Mendelsohn, Kennebunk - Maine Public

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:57am

Alex Mendelsohn, Kennebunk
Maine Public
About the same time I earned my Amateur Radio license, and became a ham radio operator. Those skills must have been revealed in the Army's screening tests, as my orders came down for Signal School. I was grateful. The 21-week course at Fort Gordon ...

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Virginia Tech expert to study August eclipse for impacts on radar, ham radio, GPS - Augusta Free Press

Google News of the Day - Wed, 07/19/2017 - 6:30am

Augusta Free Press

Virginia Tech expert to study August eclipse for impacts on radar, ham radio, GPS
Augusta Free Press
Greg Earle, a professor of electrical engineering, heads up a team of faculty, staff, and students studying the effects on systems we use everyday – such as over-the-horizon radar, amateur radio, and even the global positioning system or GPS, which ...

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Excitement in store for city Hams - The Hindu - The Hindu

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 3:20pm

Excitement in store for city Hams - The Hindu
The Hindu
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS), it will send pictures relating to its past and present ...

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George Chester Ford Jr., 76, member of Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club for 27 years - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:03pm

Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

George Chester Ford Jr., 76, member of Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club for 27 years
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
George belonged to the South Jersey Amateur Ham Radio Club for 36 years, the Williamsburg Area Amateur Radio Club for 27 years, and was a life member of the American Radio League. He was a wonderful, loving husband, father and grandfather.

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Virginia Tech expert to study August solar eclipse effects on radar ... - wtkr.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 8:48am

wtkr.com

Virginia Tech expert to study August solar eclipse effects on radar ...
wtkr.com
An expert from Virginia Tech will lead an experiment to study the effects of the upcoming solar eclipse on different communication, safety and transportation ...

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Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Tuesday: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 4:07am

Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Tuesday:
eHam.net
... Jamboree on the air at K2BSA. Chat room and phone lines open. This program is also simulcast on famous international shortwave station WBCQ on 5130 Khz. We invite you to join our ham radio facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/w5kub/ ...

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Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Tuesday: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:37am

Amateur Radio Roundtable Live Tuesday:
eHam.net
... Jamboree on the air at K2BSA. Chat room and phone lines open. This program is also simulcast on famous international shortwave station WBCQ on 5130 Khz. We invite you to join our ham radio facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/w5kub/ ...

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Virginia Tech Expert to Study August Eclipse for Impacts on Radar, Ham Radio, GPS - Newswise (press release)

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/17/2017 - 2:59am

Virginia Tech Expert to Study August Eclipse for Impacts on Radar, Ham Radio, GPS
Newswise (press release)
Greg Earle, a professor of electrical engineering, heads up a team of faculty, staff, and students studying the effects on systems we use everyday – such as over-the-horizon radar, amateur radio, and even the global positioning system or GPS, which ...

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Foundations of Amateur Radio -- 110: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 3:45am

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- 110:
eHam.net
We can do better, we should do better and to keep our hobby relevant and alive, we must do better. Foundations of Amateur Radio is a weekly podcast about the thousand hobbies that make up Ham Radio with participants across the globe in all walks of ...

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Foundations of Amateur Radio -- 110: - eHam.net

Google News of the Day - Sat, 07/15/2017 - 3:42am

Foundations of Amateur Radio -- 110:
eHam.net
We can do better, we should do better and to keep our hobby relevant and alive, we must do better. Foundations of Amateur Radio is a weekly podcast about the thousand hobbies that make up Ham Radio with participants across the globe in all walks of ...

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FCC Expands Vehicle Radar Frequencies - The Drive

Google News of the Day - Fri, 07/14/2017 - 3:02pm

The Drive

FCC Expands Vehicle Radar Frequencies
The Drive
Originally limited to 76-77 GHz, the FCC's ruling expands the vehicle radar allocation to 76-81 GHz, taking over frequencies allocated to radiolocation and amateur radio operators. According to the American Radio Relay League, amateur operations on the ...

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Hams hope to get higher with new law | Daily Leader - Dailyleader

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 10:24pm

Dailyleader

Hams hope to get higher with new law | Daily Leader
Dailyleader
Ham radio operators are hoping to reach higher through new national legislation. This week, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Sen. Richard Blumenthal ...

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Bellefonte Area students could get chance to communicate with astronauts in space - Centre Daily Times

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 5:38pm

Bellefonte Area students could get chance to communicate with astronauts in space
Centre Daily Times
The project is spearheaded by Ellwood Brem, and Bellefonte Area school board member Jon Guizar — ham radio operators and members of the Nittany Amateur Radio Club. “What happened was I heard about it from a friend and said, 'Gee whiz, we should ...

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Fulton Amateur Radio Club Says: 'Thank You' - Oswego County Today - Oswego Daily News

Google News of the Day - Thu, 07/13/2017 - 9:14am

Fulton Amateur Radio Club Says: 'Thank You' - Oswego County Today
Oswego Daily News
The officers and members of the Fulton Amateur Radio Club (FARC) would like to thank all who helped to make our annual Field Day event June 24 through 25 ...
MOCARS (Moore County Amateur Radio Society) - Montgomery ...Montgomery Herald

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Halifax Amateur Radio Club has a field day - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Google News of the Day - Tue, 07/11/2017 - 1:34pm

TheChronicleHerald.ca

Halifax Amateur Radio Club has a field day
TheChronicleHerald.ca
When disasters — either manmade or natural — strike, one of the top priorities is to keep the public informed. An important link in the communications chain is the worldwide network of amateur radio (a.k.a. ham radio) operators. As one of the ways ...

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Richmond County ham radio operator places 4th in state contest - Richmond County Daily Journal

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 5:28pm

Richmond County Daily Journal

Richmond County ham radio operator places 4th in state contest
Richmond County Daily Journal
Allan Brown, a member of the Richmond County Amateur Radio Club, call sign W4EAB, recently participated in the North Carolina Qso (contact) Party contest Feb. 24 and 25 — the only representative from Richmond County. The purpose of the contest was to ...

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Hamfest practices contingency plan - The Hendricks County Flyer

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:28am

The Hendricks County Flyer

Hamfest practices contingency plan
The Hendricks County Flyer
DANVILLE — Over the course of a 24-hour period over the weekend, ham radio operators in Hendricks County gathered at the grandstand in the Hendricks County Fairgrounds for Field Day — their annual 24-hour “operate under emergency conditions” event ...

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Tuning in to ham radio - Salisbury Post | Salisbury Post - Salisbury Post

Google News of the Day - Mon, 07/10/2017 - 12:06am

Salisbury Post

Tuning in to ham radio - Salisbury Post | Salisbury Post
Salisbury Post
SALISBURY — People come from all over for the Rowan County Amateur Radio Society's “Hamfest” — from Cabarrus County, Shelby and even as far as ...

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What it would look like if a plane crashed on the 101 in the Valley - LA Daily News

Google News of the Day - Sat, 07/08/2017 - 4:25pm

LA Daily News

What it would look like if a plane crashed on the 101 in the Valley
LA Daily News
Dignity Health Northridge Hospital staff participate in a joint mass casualty drill on Saturday, with the Amateur Radio Emergency Services Group, PRN Ambulance Services, Los Angeles Fire Department, and the Van Nuys National Guard Unit. ... The annual ...

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