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SKYWARN Recognition Day is Saturday, December 2
A heads up: SKYWARN™ Recognition Day (SRD) will take place this year on Saturday, December 2 from 0000 until 2400 UTC (starts on the evening of Friday, December 1, in US time zones). During the SKYWARN Special Event, ham radio operators will set up stations..... Click Here To Read More
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Simple 40-Meter Dipole Supports Advanced Mars Radar
The venerable HF dipole has found a new home and purpose in space.... Click Here To Read More
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ARRL Executive Committee Updated on Entry-Level License, Amateur Auxiliary Revision
The ARRL Executive Committee reviewed plans to implement recommendations of the Entry Level License Committee, when it met on October 14 in Hartford, Connecticut.... Click Here To Read More
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New Digital Modes Changing Complexion of Bands and Perhaps of Ham Radio
The wave of software-based digital modes over the past several years has altered the atmosphere of the HF bands. Some suggest the popularity of modes that make it possible to contact stations neither operator can even hear has resulted in fewer CW and SSB signals.... Click Here To Read More
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American Red Cross Hails “New Partnership” with ARRL Following Puerto Rico Deployment
The American Red Cross (ARC) this week thanked ARRL and its “Force of 50” hurricane recovery volunteers who deployed to Puerto Rico earlier this month, and it suggested a new level of partnership.... Click Here To Read More
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Tiny LF Signal Makes the Hop from Newfoundland to the UK
very VLF, very QRP signal on 8.27 kHz (that would be the 36-kilometer band) was copied in the UK.... Click Here To Read More
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RadFxSat (Fox-1B) FM Satellite Set to Launch in November
The next AMSAT Fox-1 satellite, RadFxSat (Fox-1B), is scheduled to launch on November 10 at 0947 UTC. RadFxSat (Fox-1B), which will carry a 435/145 MHz FM transponder... Click Here To Read More
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New Ham Bands Spring to Life; Veteran LF Experimenter Denied Amateur Access to 2200 Meters
Amateur Radio’s two newest bands came to life on Friday the 13th. Both 630 meters (472-479 kHz) and 2200 meters (135.7-137.8 kHz) bands now are available to radio amateurs who have notified the Utilities Technology Council (UTC) of their intention to operate and did not hear anything back during the ensuing 30 days. Click Here To Read More
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Caribbean Telecommunications Union Head Calls for “New Generation” of Hams
In remarks made on International Disaster Reduction Day, Friday, October 13, Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) Secretary-General Bernadette Lewis described Amateur Radio as a “bedrock of sustained communications” during emergencies.... Click Here To Read More
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