Emergency Communication Exercise Uses “Hamsphere®” to Introduce Youth to Virtual Ham Radio

12/07/2016 Fifty students in Dominica were introduced to ham radio on November 23, in the form of a simulated emergency drill conducted via the virtual Amateur Radio platform HamSphere....

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Elves at OF9X Bring the Spirit of Christmas to Ham Radio

12/07/2016 As in past years, Santa Claus will be spreading the spirit of Christmas via Amateur Radio, but this year the elves are taking over the show. Twelve elves...

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ISS Packet Digipeater is Now on 70 Centimeters

12/06/2016 The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) packet digipeater aboard the ISS has been active for several days now on 437.550 MHz. The UHF frequency means...

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ARRL Foundation Board Approves Two New Scholarships for Young Radio Amateurs

12/06/2016 The ARRL Foundation Board of Directors recently approved two new scholarships. The Helen Laughlin AM Mode Memorial Scholarship The Helen Laughlin AM Mode Memorial Scholarship — a scholarship...

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Slow-Scan Television Transmissions Scheduled from ISS

12/06/2016 Slow-scan television (SSTV) transmissions from the International Space Station (ISS) are scheduled for December 8-9. The SSTV images will be transmitted from RS0ISS on 145.800 MHz FM as...

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FCC Affirms Penalty for Unlicensed Amateur Operation, Making False Distress Call

12/05/2016 The FCC has affirmed a $23,000 penalty against Daniel Delise of Astoria, New York, for operating without an Amateur Radio license on 147.96 MHz and for transmitting a...

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NWS SKYWARN Spotter Training Schedule 2017 – Fort Worth, Texas

35 more days until #Skywarn season. DATE COUNTY CITY LOCATION TIME Tuesday Feb 2 Johnson Keene Perecho Hall-Southwestern Adventist University 7:00-9:00PM Monday Feb 8 Hamilton TBD TBD 7:00-9:00PM Thursday...

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ARLP049 Propagation de K7RA

SB PROP @ ARL $ARLP049ARLP049 Propagation de K7RAZCZC AP49QST de W1AWPropagation Forecast Bulletin 49  ARLP049From Tad Cook, K7RASeattle, WA  December 2, 2016To all radio amateursSB PROP ARL ARLP049ARLP049 Propagation...

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ARLK094 Keplerian data

SB KEP @ ARL $ARLK094ARLK094 Keplerian dataZCZC SK94QST de W1AWKeplerian Bulletin 94  ARLK094From ARRL HeadquartersNewington, CT  December 2, 2016To all radio amateursSB KEP ARL ARLK094ARLK094 Keplerian dataSpecial thanks to...

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Battleship Iowa Special Event to Commemorate Pearl Harbor Attack

12/01/2016 Members of the Battleship Iowa Amateur Radio Association (BIARA) will mark the 75th anniversary of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on Wednesday, December 7, 1600-2359 UTC,...

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