SKYWARN Youth on the Air Net Debuts

09/14/2016 The SKYWARN Youth On the Air Net is on the air, encouraging young radio amateurs to get on the air and learn about the SKYWARN weather-spotting network and...

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Amateur Radio Parity Act Passes in the US House of Representatives!

09/14/2016 “The bill is passed without objection.” With those words, Amateur Radio history was made on September 12, when the US House of Representatives approved the Amateur Radio Parity...

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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2003, March 18, 2016

Amateur Radio Newsline report number 2003 with a release date of Friday, March 18, 2016 to follow in 5-4-3-2-1. The following is a QST. Hams step in to help...

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The ARRL Letter – 17 March 2016

The ARRL Letter March 17, 2016 Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, Editor ARRL Urges FCC Not to Impose Overbroad Notification Requirement on 2200 and 630 Meter Operation ARES, SKYWARN Volunteers Respond...

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Emergency Frequencies -14 dead after magnitude-6.4 earthquake shocks Taiwan

An earthquake measuring 6.4 has hit Taiwan, and caused buildings to collapse. HARTS (Hong Kong Amateur Radio Transmitting Society) has received a weak voice signal from the CTARL Taiwan...

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ARRL Announces Partnership with RFinder — The Worldwide Repeater Directory

02/03/2016 ARRL has established an agreement with RFinder, the creator of a web and app-based directory of Amateur Radio repeaters worldwide, to be its preferred online resource of repeater...

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ARRL 2016 Field Day Packet is Now Available, New Bonus Point Categories Announced

02/01/2016 It’s not too early to be thinking about Field Day 2016 and planning your club’s strategy for a bigger score and greater participation than last year. Field Day...

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Satellite Package Carrying Amateur Radio Payloads Released into Orbit from ISS

02/01/2016 A package of two satellites carrying Amateur Radio payloads has been deployed into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) as part of a collaborative Texas A&M and...

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FCC Waives Filing Deadlines Due to Weather-Related Closures

01/28/2016 Due to adverse weather conditions, FCC headquarters closed early on January 22 and was closed altogether on January 25 and 26. “In recognition of the numerous closings and...

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The K7RA Solar Update

01/29/2016 Solar activity increased last week (January 21-27), compared to the previous seven days. Average daily sunspot numbers increased from 46 to 57.3, and average daily solar flux went...

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