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Morgan, Summit, Wasatch
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
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|Fox-1B (RadFxSat) Nears Completion|
Date Published: Sat, 30 Jul 2016 20:55:00 -0400
|MARS Sets Interoperability Communications Exercise for August 15|
Date Published: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:33:00 -0400
US Department of Defense (DOD) Military Auxiliary Radio Service (MARS) operators in the US, Germany, and Japan, will take part in an interoperability communications exercise in August. The exercise will take place on Monday, August 15, from 1200 UTC to 2359 UTC.
The focus of the exercise is “to train during a simulated communications-constrained environment using radio-only communication capabil...
|Good-Bye, Hara Arena! Hamvention to Relocate in 2017!|
Date Published: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:31:00 -0400
[Updated 2016-07-29@1807 UTC] Hamvention® has announced that Hara Arena, the home of Hamvention since 1964, is closing, but Hamvention will continue. Hamvention 2016, the event’s 65th running, was also the last held in the six-building Hara complex. Hamvention 2017 will be held at a new, yet-to-be-disclosed location in the Dayton area.
“The Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) regrets to info...
|FCC Seeks Comments on Waiver Request from Expert Linears|
Date Published: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:16:00 -0400
The FCC is inviting comments on a June 11 request from Expert Linears America LLC to waive §97.317(a)(2) of the Amateur Service rules to permit it to import, market, and use its model 1.3K FA amplifier in the US. The Texas company is seeking the waiver pending resolution of its earlier Petition for Rule Making (RM-11767), which called on the Commission to eliminate the 15 dB gain limitation on ...
|Georgia Radio Amateur Fined $1000 for Failure to Properly Identify|
Date Published: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:50:00 -0400
The FCC has fined a Georgia radio amateur $1000 for failing to properly identify. A Forfeiture Order issued to David J. Tolassi, W4BHV, of Ringgold, was released on July 29. The FCC had proposed the fine 1 year ago in a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (NAL), noting that Tolassi had been warned the previous summer about not following Part 97 ID rules. The FCC said at the time that To...
|ARRL 2015 Annual Report Now Available|
Date Published: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:47:00 -0400
|AMSAT-UK Colloquium 2016 Presentations to be Streamed Live|
Date Published: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:26:00 -0400
Presentations at the AMSAT-UK Colloquium July 29-31 in Guildford, England, will be streamed live to a global audience, thanks to volunteers from the British Amateur Television Club (BATC).
The web stream will begin on Saturday, July 30, at 0915 UTC, with the official opening by Sir Martin Sweeting, G3YJO. The conference schedule is available on the AMSAT-UK website. Recordings of all talks will ...
|FCC Proposes Rule Changes in Response to ARRL’s “Symbol Rate” Petition, Seeks Comment|
Date Published: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:12:00 -0400
The FCC has proposed to revise the Amateur Service Part 97 rules in response to the ARRL’s so-called “Symbol Rate” Petition for Rule Making (RM-11708), filed in late 2013, and it has invited comments on its recommended changes. The Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) in WT Docket 16-239, released on July 28, had been making the rounds at the FCC since May. ARRL had asked the FCC to change the...
|The K7RA Solar Update|
Date Published: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:16:00 -0400
Reporting this week from the Hill Country of West Texas in Kerrville, northwest of San Antonio. Happy to report that the food is delicious, the locals very friendly and hospitable, and gas costs only two bucks a gallon. Speed limit on the highways is 75 MPH, and it seems almost like the 1970s again.
We have fallen back to a period of zero sunspots, so far only lasting three days. This was after ...
|Updated Android Digital QST App Now Available|
Date Published: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:32:00 -0400
A completely rebuilt digital QST app for the Android platform now is available from publisher Nxtbook Media, which responded to readers’ frustrations about getting the app to work properly. The fix took longer than expected, but it is finally here!
Members who have enabled automatic updates on their devices will not have to do anything; the application will update automatically. Readers who have...
|ARISS US Team to Host ARISS-International Summit|
Date Published: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:45:00 -0400
|Nexø I Rocket Launched from the Baltic Sea, Tracked via Amateur Radio|
Date Published: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:48:00 -0400
The Copenhagen Suborbitals Nexø I rocket launched on July 23 used a 1240 MHz digital Amateur Radio television (DATV) downlink, a 432 MHz command uplink, and 144 MHz Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS).
Copenhagen Suborbitals said the rocket is the next step toward flying an amateur astronaut into space. Standing 5.6 meters tall, it is the not-for-profit’s first fully guided and liquid-fuell...
|The Doctor Will See You Now!|
Date Published: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:56:00 -0400
|“Cows” DXpedition Now Active from Tuvalu|
Date Published: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:21:00 -0400
The “Cows Over the World” branded round-robin DXpedition by Tom Callas, KC0W, continues from Tuvalu as T2COW until August 18. He will be on CW only on HF through 6 meters, running 500 W into vertical antennas over salt water.
KC0W plans to be active in all major CW contests, and he updates his operating schedule on his QRZ.com profile site. His next stop after Tuvalu will be Vanuatu, August 20-S...
|Past AMSAT President Doug Loughmiller, W5BL, SK|
Date Published: Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:45:00 -0400
Past AMSAT President and AMSAT Journal Editor Doug Loughmiller, W5BL, of McKinney, Texas, died on July 22. An ARRL Life Member, he was 60 and had been suffering from cancer.
“This is very sad news,” said Al Ward, W5LUA. “He will be missed greatly.”
Loughmiller was probably best known in recent years as a high-altitude Amateur Radio ballooning enthusiast, and he evangelized on that topic at the AR...