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What's Happening – March 29, 2017 - The Parsons Advocate

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The Parsons Advocate

What's Happening – March 29, 2017
The Parsons Advocate
The Mountain State Transmitters Amateur Radio Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the Leading Creek Volunteer Fire Department. All amateur radio operators and those interested in ham radio are welcome to attend.

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Belize students receive introduction to ham radio - Southgate Amateur Radio Club

Google News of the Day - Mon, 03/27/2017 - 4:18am

Belize students receive introduction to ham radio
Southgate Amateur Radio Club
The introduction was held at the University of Belize (UB) Engineering Department in Belize City and included a summary of BARC´s educational goals, a short video, a lesson on ham radio basics (such as propagation and the radio frequency spectrum) and ...

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Amateur radio general license classes continue | The Daily Courier ... - The Daily Courier

Google News of the Day - Sun, 03/26/2017 - 8:57am

Amateur radio general license classes continue | The Daily Courier ...
The Daily Courier
The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club and Eagle Amateur Radio Club at Embry-Riddle are offering a free study class for the amateur radio general license.

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Amateur Radio Operators Play Vital Communication Role During ... - Noozhawk

Google News of the Day - Sun, 03/26/2017 - 4:58am

Noozhawk

Amateur Radio Operators Play Vital Communication Role During ...
Noozhawk
The Amateur Radio Emergency Services radio room at the Santa Barbara County Emergency Operations Center in Santa Barbara allows operators to ...

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Sunnyvale Ham Radio Outlet closes after 26 years - Milpitas Post

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 3:27pm

Milpitas Post

Sunnyvale Ham Radio Outlet closes after 26 years
Milpitas Post
The Sunnyvale Ham Radio Outlet signed off for the final time Wednesday after 26 years as a hub for Silicon Valley's amateur radio community. Due in part to rising rent in the city, the outlet at 510 Lawrence Expressway chose to close its doors and ...

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Shut Up and Say Something: Amateur Radio Digital Modes - Hackaday

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:04am

Hackaday

Shut Up and Say Something: Amateur Radio Digital Modes
Hackaday
All ham radio data modes basically boil down to this same process — with the addition of a little outboard equipment, data from your computer is turned into audio tones that are fed to your transmitter, and audio from your receiver is decoded back ...

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Ham radio club will celebrate 40th anniversary - Hillsboro Times Gazette

Google News of the Day - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 9:06pm

Hillsboro Times Gazette

Ham radio club will celebrate 40th anniversary
Hillsboro Times Gazette
On April 17 that year 22 local “hams,” or ham radio operators, including Levo, met at the Hillsboro Farm Bureau Conference Room to form the Highland Amateur Radio Association (HARA) with Gary Harris as its first president. Today, there are nearly 100 ...

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'Hotbed' amateur radio waves getting bigger - Richmond News

Google News of the Day - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:14pm

Richmond News

'Hotbed' amateur radio waves getting bigger
Richmond News
One of the features of the event will be a ham radio station on site for the public to contact the special radio station at Vimy Ridge in France, where Richmond resident and amateur radio operator Don Studney, along with 16 fellow enthusiasts from ...

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Joint Communications gears up to move into new 911 center - Columbia Daily Tribune

Google News of the Day - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:58am

Columbia Daily Tribune

Joint Communications gears up to move into new 911 center
Columbia Daily Tribune
There will be space for nine dispatching consoles and one station for amateur radio, also referred to as ham radio, at the backup center. The department is still moving into the new backup center from the old location near the Emergency Communications ...

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Amateur radio operators keep emergency communication lines open at area hospitals - Chicago Tribune

Google News of the Day - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 5:12pm

Chicago Tribune

Amateur radio operators keep emergency communication lines open at area hospitals
Chicago Tribune
McKay, who oversees a high-tech command center at Community Hospital, keeps Finick's ham radio and hand-held transmitter in his office. It provides a dedicated space for a radio operator to talk without a lot of background noise and disturbance. Though ...

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'Ham Radio Operator of the Year' honored - KTVZ

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 1:08pm

KTVZ

'Ham Radio Operator of the Year' honored
KTVZ
BEND, Ore. - The High Desert Amateur Radio Group (HIDARG) has announced its annual “Ham Radio Operator of the Year" award for 2016. Bill Johnson, of Bend, call sign N7RGB, was presented with the award at the group's recent meeting. Each year, the ...

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Noticing ham radio antennas years ago - Westlake | Bay Village Observer

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:15am

Noticing ham radio antennas years ago
Westlake | Bay Village Observer
Traveling westbound on Lorain Road from Cleveland I happened to recall a very large amateur radio antenna, now long-gone, had once proudly presided over the northwest corner of Lorain Road and one of its intersecting side streets, near Fairview Park's ...

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Noticing ham radio antennas years ago - Westlake | Bay Village Observer

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 10:15am

Noticing ham radio antennas years ago
Westlake | Bay Village Observer
Traveling westbound on Lorain Road from Cleveland I happened to recall a very large amateur radio antenna, now long-gone, had once proudly presided over the northwest corner of Lorain Road and one of its intersecting side streets, near Fairview Park's ...

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Two-Way Radio Users Worried California's Cellphone Ban Is Too Broad - CBS Sacramento

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 1:41am

CBS Sacramento

Two-Way Radio Users Worried California's Cellphone Ban Is Too Broad
CBS Sacramento
For Lucas, ham radio is more than a hobby. It's been his lifestyle since he ... Quirk's Chief of Staff Tomasa Duenas said, “CHP does not believe that the language in the vehicle code applies to the use of handheld-amateur radio devices. CHP plans to ...

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Bloomfield Legion post offering free ham radio license class April 8-9 - Nelson County Gazette

Google News of the Day - Fri, 03/17/2017 - 1:46pm

Nelson County Gazette

Bloomfield Legion post offering free ham radio license class April 8-9
Nelson County Gazette
Friday, March 17, 2017 — American Legion Post 288 of Bloomfield is offering a free licensing class for those who wish to become licensed Amateur Radio ...

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Amateur radio groups to send a balloon to the stratosphere and back - Berkeleyside

Google News of the Day - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 2:08pm

Berkeleyside

Amateur radio groups to send a balloon to the stratosphere and back
Berkeleyside
Members of the East Bay Amateur Radio Club and UC Berkeley's radio club are teaming up to launch a high-altitude balloon to near-space, and they are inviting the public to come track its journey. On Saturday, March 18 the group will launch the helium ...

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Hamming it up - West Central Tribune

Google News of the Day - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 7:49am

West Central Tribune

Hamming it up
West Central Tribune
Ham radio uses AM radio frequencies, amateur bands, to communicate. According to the National Association of Amateur Radio, besides amateur, there are various other bands including government, military and police. Depending on the band the ham radio ...

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Man connecting ham radio operators every Friday - Paducah Sun

Google News of the Day - Thu, 03/16/2017 - 1:54am

Paducah Sun

Man connecting ham radio operators every Friday
Paducah Sun
Dorsey, who is legally blind, got his ham radio license in 2004 after memorizing all the questions to the test. His love for radio goes back to when he was growing up in Ridott. Overall, there are 68 people with amateur radio call signs in Freeport ...

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Hamming it up: Whether used for hobby or emergency, ham radio is ... - INFORUM

Google News of the Day - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:49pm

INFORUM

Hamming it up: Whether used for hobby or emergency, ham radio is ...
INFORUM
DULUTH — They are considered the last line of communication. When everything else fails, they can bridge the communication gap and connect people.

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To license or not to license with amateur radio - WND.com

Google News of the Day - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 9:16pm

WND.com

To license or not to license with amateur radio
WND.com
But all of these possibilities are ultimately predicated on your desire to speak. There is absolutely no regulatory control on having the equipment necessary to listen and speak on any of the allowed ham radio bands, provided that all you do is listen.

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