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Time: 9:00 P (2100)
Freq: 147.360 MHz PL 100 Hz
Day: Second Thursday
Time: 9:00 P (2100)
Freq: 145.610 MHz
Day: Second Thursday
Time: 8:30 P (2030)
Freq: 145.010 MHz
Wasatch County Hams
|Bouvet Island 3Y0Z DXpedition Identifies Landing Zone|
Date Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:51:00 -0500
The Bouvet Island 3Y0Z DXpedition Team reports that it has found “a suitable landing zone on Bouvet Island” and identified the apparent “best operating location in the area” for the early 2018 venture. The proposed site is approximately 600 feet above sea level on the Slakhallet Glacier on Bouvet’s northeastern quadrant, the DXpedition team said in a December 7 news release. An on-site inspecti...
|Chinese, Turkish Amateur Radio Satellites Near Launch Dates|
Date Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:35:00 -0500
|IARU Continues Preparations for World Radiocommunication Conference 2019|
Date Published: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:27:00 -0500
|Ofcom Declines to Act in Nightmare Neighbour Next Door Ham Radio Episode|
Date Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:25:00 -0500
UK telecommunications regulator Ofcom has declined to act on formal complaints about an October 27 episode of the Channel 5 television program Nightmare Neighbour Next Door. That episode focused on 75-year-old Armando Martins, M0PAM, of Kent, whose neighbors had made unsubstantiated claims that RF radiating from his 30-foot vertical antenna was detrimental to their health.
The Radio Society of G...
|ARRL Transitioning to New Digital Publishing Platform|
Date Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:41:00 -0500
ARRL is moving to a new digital publishing platform! The January 2017 digital edition of QST will be the first produced using PageSuite. ARRL Publications Manager Steve Ford, WB8IMY, said the transition from the current NxtBook platform to PageSuite not only will improve members’ reading experience, it will be more convenient.
“PageSuite provides a sleek, modern design that runs on desktop brows...
|Emergency Communication Exercise Uses “Hamsphere®” to Introduce Youth to Virtual Ham Radio|
Date Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:06:00 -0500
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. W1AW at ARRL Headquarters monitored the exercise. HamSphere is a virtual Amateur Radio transceiver, available for iOS and Android devices. Under supervision, selected youth teams competed for speed and accuracy in a hurric...
|Use of New Web Log Upload App Encouraged for ARRL 10 Meter Contest Participants|
Date Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:45:00 -0500
|Elves at OF9X Bring the Spirit of Christmas to Ham Radio|
Date Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:36:00 -0500
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 are operating OF9X (“Old-Father-Nine-Christmas”) for the entire month of December, each with a 3-letter identification. Radio amateurs can work OF9X on all bands and modes, from 630 meters (where authorized) to 70 centimeters. Each contact is ...
|Transatlantic Reception Anniversary Special Event Set for December 11|
Date Published: Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 -0500
An Amateur Radio special event on December 11 will commemorate the 95th anniversary of the first transatlantic shortwave reception between Greenwich, Connecticut, and Scotland. A school near the original site is hosting the event. ARRL, the Radio Society of Great Britain (RSGB), and the Radio Club of America (RCA), are partnering in sponsoring the activity. The Greenwich Historical Society will...
|Rare Polar Openings Reported on 630 Meters|
Date Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:28:00 -0500
John Langridge, KB5NJD/WG2XIQ, reports that “extremely rare polar openings” have been occurring the past three nights on 630 meters between a number of North American stations and Rolf Torvik, LA2XPA, in Norway.
“This path is straight through the auroral oval, and quiet geomagnetic conditions have allowed signals to traverse the polar regions,” Langridge told ARRL. He said LA2XPA has “an amazing...
|Radio Australia Shortwave Broadcasts to End on January 31|
Date Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:56:00 -0500
Another prominent shortwave broadcaster is going dark, “The SWLing Post” blog reports. Radio Australia has announced that it will cease its shortwave transmissions on January 31. The station, popular with SWLs, broadcasts in the 31-, 25-, 19-, and 16-meter bands.
“The move is in line with the national broadcaster’s commitment to dispense with outdated technology and to expand its digital content...
|ISS Packet Digipeater is Now on 70 Centimeters|
Date Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:36:00 -0500
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 users will have to make adjustments for Doppler on both uplink and downlink.
The change to 70 centimeters comes in the wake of a problem that has sidelined the Ericsson VHF transceiver, so the UHF model has been put into servic...
|ARRL Foundation Board Approves Two New Scholarships for Young Radio Amateurs|
Date Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:52:00 -0500
|Slow-Scan Television Transmissions Scheduled from ISS|
Date Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:21:00 -0500
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 part of the Moscow Aviation Institute MAI-75 Experiment, using the Kenwood TM-D710 transceiver in the ISS Service Module.
MAI-75 activities have been scheduled on December 8, 1235-1800 UTC, and December 9, 1240-1...
|USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial to Host December 7 Special Event|
Date Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:16:00 -0500
The USS North Carolina Battleship Memorial in Wilmington, North Carolina, will host a special event on Wednesday, December 7, to mark the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day. Operator Jack Jacobs, WD4OIN, reports that NI4BK will be on 20 meters on December 7, 1400-2100 UTC.
The USS North Carolina (BB-55) was commissioned on April 9, 1941, a few months before the Pearl Harbor attack. During Worl...