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Time: 9:00 P (2100)
Freq: 147.360 MHz PL 100 Hz
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Time: 9:00 P (2100)
Freq: 145.610 MHz
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Time: 8:30 P (2030)
Freq: 145.010 MHz
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|Fourteen US Schools/Groups on List to Host Ham Contacts with Space Station|
Date Published: Thu, 28 May 2015 05:00:00 -0400
Fourteen of the schools and organizations that submitted proposals to host Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) contacts are moving into the final stage of the selection process. Schools or organizations ultimately selected would host scheduled Amateur Radio contacts with an ISS crew member during the first half of 2016.
“This is a significant step in ARISS’s continuing effor...
|Got Grids? ARRL June VHF Contest is June 13- 15|
Date Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 20:55:00 -0400
|Amateur Radio Volunteers Muster for “Unprecedented” Weather Event|
Date Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 17:40:00 -0400
When extremely heavy rainfall hit Texas and Oklahoma over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and SKYWARN volunteers scrambled to assist local emergency operations centers and National Weather Service (NWS) offices.
“This has probably been the most significant weather event to hit Texas,” ARRL South Texas Section Manager Lee Cooper, W5LHC. “We have had major ...
|Nick Lance, KC5KBO, SK — Prepared Astronauts to Become Radio Amateurs|
Date Published: Wed, 27 May 2015 14:39:00 -0400
Nick Lance Jr, KC5KBO, of Houston, Texas, died May 24. He was 65. A retired NASA engineer and an ARRL member, Lance was a veteran member of the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) team, and one of his roles was to prepare the astronauts to pass their Amateur Radio license exams. Lance was named ARRL Professional Educator of the Year in 2003. ARISS International Chairman Fra...
|Logbook of The World Will Be Down Briefly on May 28|
Date Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 15:07:00 -0400
Logbook of The World (LoTW) will be offline for maintenance on Thursday, May 28, from 1200 to 1300 UTC. We apologize for any inconvenience.
|Alberta ARES Requests Priority Access to 14.135, 7.135, and 3.675 MHz Due to Fires|
Date Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 14:59:00 -0400
Alberta, Canada, ARES volunteers are responding to assist with communication during a wildfire emergency that has caused the evacuation of thousands of residents. Radio Amateurs of Canada is requesting that Canadian and US amateurs avoid 14.135, 7.135, and 3.675 MHz and give priority access to Alberta ARES as it supports the Alberta government during the emergency.
According to Alberta Wildfire ...
|China Set to Launch Several Amateur Radio Satellites this Summer|
Date Published: Tue, 26 May 2015 14:27:00 -0400
CAMSAT has announced that the CAS-3 amateur satellite system is nearing completion, and six Chinese amateur satellites will be launched in mid-July.
“All six satellites are equipped with substantially the same Amateur Radio payloads, a U/V mode linear transponder, a CW telemetry beacon and an AX.25 19.2k/9.6k baud GMSK telemetry downlink,” the CAMSAT announcement said. CAMSAT said that each Amat...
|US Naval Academy PSK31 CubeSat Transponders Active|
Date Published: Fri, 22 May 2015 20:28:00 -0400
|FCC Eliminates Amateur Radio Vanity Call Sign Regulatory Fee|
Date Published: Fri, 22 May 2015 18:34:00 -0400
The FCC is eliminating the regulatory fee to apply for an Amateur Radio vanity call sign. The change will not go into effect, however, until required congressional notice has been given. This will take at least 90 days. As the Commission explained in a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Report and Order, and Order (MD Docket 14-92 and others), released May 21, it’s a matter of simple economics.
|ARRL to Change Administrator for Insurance Plans|
Date Published: Fri, 22 May 2015 16:03:00 -0400
Effective May 26, 2015, the ARRL will be changing the program administrator for its sponsored Equipment and Club Liability insurance plans. Beginning on that date, all program administration including policy application, issuance and claims administration will be handled by Risk Strategies, a privately held, national insurance brokerage firm. The ARRL programs will be administered from their of...
|Nepal Now Has a Second Repeater in Operation|
Date Published: Fri, 22 May 2015 14:43:00 -0400
A VHF repeater that had been held up in customs in Nepal during the response to the April 25 magnitude 7.8 earthquake now has been installed at Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu. The new system will be put to use during the current earthquake recovery effort and available for any future emergencies, if needed. Initially disrupted by a magnitude 7.3 aftershock earlier this month, the installatio...
|The K7RA Solar Update|
Date Published: Fri, 22 May 2015 11:06:00 -0400
Sunspot numbers drifted below 100 over the past week (May 14-20), and so the average daily sunspot number declined from 146.9 over the previous seven days to 92.1 in the recent period. Average daily solar flux dropped from 156.3 to 123.3.
You can see the decline in solar flux in addition to the decline in predicted numbers by downloading the spreadsheet at http://bit.ly/1KQGbRm, which shows us t...
|Dayton Hamvention 2015: Great Weekend, Friendly Crowd|
Date Published: Thu, 21 May 2015 18:10:00 -0400
Another Dayton Hamvention® is in the log, and the sponsoring Dayton Amateur Radio Association (DARA) already has begun counting down to the 2016 event (May 20-22, 2016). While Hamvention traditionally provides an ideal occasion for Amateur Radio manufacturers to introduce their latest offerings, new gear was in somewhat shorter-than-usual supply at the 2015 event. On the other hand, this may ha...
|Updated Amateur Radio Emergency Service Manual Now Online |
Date Published: Thu, 21 May 2015 17:58:00 -0400
The latest edition (March 2015) of the Amateur Radio Emergency Service® (ARES) Manual now is online.
This edition includes various Incident Command System (ICS) forms for ARES use, clarifies the role of the Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), contains an improved chapter on ARES training, and includes all current ARRL memoranda of understanding/agreement.
ARES consists of Amateur Radio...
|“North American CW Weekend” Set for June 5-7 in DC Area|
Date Published: Wed, 20 May 2015 18:27:00 -0400
Don Lynch, W4ZYT, has issued an invitation to “all CW operators, Morse mavens, [and] code aficionados” to gather June 5-7 in the Washington, DC, area for the “annual North American CW Weekend.” This is a month later than previous events.
According to Lynch, the event “is primarily aimed at Amateur Radio operators with an interest in CW operation, but is open to any person with an interest in M...