Ham Radio mode J transponder to be placed in orbit around the moon!!

The Shinen 2 microsatellite, the fourth probe on the JAXA rocket, was developed by the Kyushu Institute of Technology and Kagoshima University. The Shinen 2 weighs just 17.7 kg,...

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FCC Reverses ALJ’s Decision, Revokes Convicted Sex Offender’s Amateur Radio License

From arrl.org: 11/10/2014 The FCC has reversed the decision of an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) who ruled in 2010 that David Titus, KB7ILD, of Seattle, Washington, could keep his...

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Hams Help in Cyclone Disaster

Infrastructure is still being restored following Cyclone Hudhud on Sunday that hit Odisha in the Bay of Bengal on the east coast of India. National disaster communication coordinator, Jayu...

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ARES Volunteers Stand Ready as Tropical Storm Ana Aims for Hawaii

From arrl.org: 10/16/2014 Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) volunteers in Hawaii are on alert for possible activation as Tropical Storm Ana, which is forecast to become a Category 1...

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Hurricane Watch Net to Activate as Gonzalo Gains Strength

From arrl.org: 10/16/2014 As the now-Category 4 Hurricane Gonzalo continues northward, poised for a near-direct hit on Bermuda, the Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has affirmed plans to activate this...

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Young Ham Recognized for Navigation Aid for Visually Impaired

From arrl.org: 10/15/2014 A young radio amateur from California is one of nine Popular Mechanics “Future Breakthrough Award” winners. Shiloh Curtis, KK6ISM, developed a “hat-based, hands-free, haptic navigational aid...

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It’s’ Time For JOTA 2014

From arnewsline.org: And finally this week, the 2014 Scouting Jamboree on the Air, known by its acronym JOTA will take place the weekend of October 18th and the 19th....

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Names in The News: Bob Heil K9EID, to Speak at RAC 2014 Awards Banquet

From arnewsline.org: Ham radio’s “Mr. Audio,” Bob Heil, K9EID, will be the keynote speaker at the 105th Radio Club of America Anniversary Awards Banquet.  This, slated for November 22nd...

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Enforcement: Marriott to Pay $600,000 For Blocking WI-FI

From arnewsline.org: The FCC says that Marriott International Corporation will pay a $600,000 forfeiture.  This, to resolve an investigation by that agency into whether a hotel’s employees blocked customers...

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Rescue Radio: Ham Radio in The Yukon When All Else Fails

From arnewsline.org: A pair of radio amateurs in the Yukon Territory recently used ham radio to get information from a Search and Rescue campsite to the command center in...

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