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ARES, SKYWARN Volunteers Stand Down in Wake of Massive East Coast Winter Storm

ARRL - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 19:20

Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) teams and SKYWARN weather observers along the US Eastern Seaboard went on alert Monday, January 26, as a winter storm began working its way into the Northeast. The storm, which brought blizzard conditions to some areas, shut down transportation and kept residents at home in several states. Eastern Massachusetts and the City of Boston may have been hardest...

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FCC “Paperless” Amateur Radio License Policy Goes into Effect on February 17

ARRL - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 18:56

Starting February 17, the FCC no longer will routinely issue paper license documents to Amateur Radio applicants and licensees. The Commission has maintained for some time now that the official Amateur Radio license authorization is the electronic record that exists in its Universal Licensing System (ULS), although the FCC has continued to print and mail hard copy licenses. In mid-December the ...

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Tony's 10 Metre Band Report - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:35
Not a bad week except I had some data loss on Thursday and Friday. We are seeking a solution to the problem. EP6T (Kish Is) was easily top. Followed by C5X (Gambia), KP4AW (Puerto Rico), ZZ461SP (special from Brazil) and others
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Aussie pico balloon lost - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:35
The small solar-powered pico balloon from Australia went down north-east of New Zealand, probably being hit by rain and ice in the area
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WW1USA observes Centennial event from World War I, February 7th and 8th - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:35
As many of you know, WW1USA, the Amateur Radio Club of the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial at Kansas City is hosting a number of Special Radio Events, commemorating moments in history during the four year centennial of the Great War. On the weekend of February 7th and 8th, such a special event will be 'on the air' in observance of the Beginning of War from the Air
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Hamtech 2015 in VU4 - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:35
It gives us great pleasure to invite you to HAMTECH 2015, International Conference on Amateur Radio Communications at Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar, India during 6 to 7 March 2015 followed by a Dxpedition till 18 March, 2015 being organised by NIAR
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New Events Planner on RSGB site - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:35
Affiliated clubs can now enter details of upcoming radio events into the RSGB's new UK Events Planner
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Scout Communicator Activity Badge - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:35
Passing the Amateur Radio Foundation exam is one of the ways scouts can gain their Communicator activity badge
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Ham Radio Statistics and Maps - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:35
During the operation of the Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society station GX0MWT for the RNLI SOS Radio Week the subject of statistics came up
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ARRL Board Names Award Recipients

ARRL - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 18:32

The ARRL Board of Directors has bestowed the 2014 George Hart Distinguished Service Award on David B. Colter, WA1ZCN, of New London, New Hampshire. Colter, a member of the Twin State Amateur Radio Club, was recognized for nearly 4 decades of service to the Amateur Radio community, including such leadership positions as Section Emergency Coordinator and Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator.


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ARRL Technical Advisor, Author, AMRAD President Emeritus André Kesteloot,N4ICK, SK

ARRL - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:42

ARRL Technical Advisor, author, and Amateur Radio Research and Development Corporation (AMRAD) President Emeritus André V. Kesteloot, N4ICK, of McLean, Virginia, died on January 4. He was 77. Kesteloot was the author of the Spread Spectrum Sourcebook, published in 1991, and he contributed to QST and QEX. A native of Belgium, Kesteloot was an electrical engineer and spent a decade in the Middle ...

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Northern New England ARES Volunteers Continue to Monitor Winter Storm

ARRL - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 15:49

The winter storm affecting the US Northeast may not have lived up to its advance hype in some areas, leaving forecasters apologetic, but it remains a significant weather event for Northern New England residents. While the worst of the storm missed New York City, extreme Long Island saw a couple of feet of snow. Eastern New York SEC David Galletly, KM2O, said ARES groups in his Section stood dow...

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Aussie pico balloons keep flying - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 02:16
Different paths are being taken by the two solar-powered Australian pico balloons carrying Amateur Radio payloads, each sending 25mW WSPR and JT9 transmissions
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MacLoggerDX Version 5.58 released - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 02:16
Dog Park Software is pleased to announce that version 5.58 of MacLoggerDX has been released
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Use of Digital Modes in UKAC - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 02:16
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Wonderful TV report about ARISS - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 02:16
The ARISS contact performed Friday January 9, 2015 with three Italian schools was reported extensively by the 'Spaziolibero' television program, sponsored by the Italian parliament
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The 'Accidental' Company - The Making of FlexRadio - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 02:16
From the 2014 ARRL and TAPR DCC - Gerald Youngblood K5SDR, Founder, President and CEO of FlexRadio Systems, gives the banquet talk at the DCC
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