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Freq: 147.360 MHz PL 100 Hz
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Freq: 145.610 MHz
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Time: 8:30 P (2030)
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Wasatch County Hams
|SKYWARN Volunteers Muster as Severe Weather, Tornado Hit Southern New England|
Date Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:38:00 -0400
When severe weather erupted in Southern New England on July 27 and 28, SKYWARN volunteers went on alert to help forecasters track conditions and, afterward, to assist authorities with assessing the damage. A super-cell storm system organized over northern Norfolk County, Massachusetts, on the morning of July 28 and raced through portions of northeastern Massachusetts, causing wind damage in sec...
|FCC Alleges Deliberate Interference, Failure to Identify in Proposing Substantial Fines for Two Radio Amateurs|
Date Published: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:55:00 -0400
|Army MARS Demonstrates ALE, Courts Young Volunteers at ARRL National Centennial Convention|
Date Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 18:08:00 -0400
The “test range” was a plain-vanilla office table inside the big exhibition hall. At one end sat a PRC-150, one of some 10,000 or so back-pack HF radios carried by US soldiers, its whip antenna extended and ready for action. At the other end was an innovative commercial radio that had the look and feel of a late-model Amateur Radio. This odd pairing was Army MARS’s high-tech contribution to the...
|Maritime Mobile Service Network Aids in Separate Land-Based Emergencies|
Date Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:11:00 -0400
While best known for its efforts to aid voyagers on the high seas, the Maritime Mobile Service Network (MMSN) occasionally helps out in land-based emergencies too. That was the case recently when MMSN net control stations received distress calls regarding motor vehicle incidents in Nevada and Texas. On July 24, MMSN Net Control Station Ken Porter, AC0ML, was notified by HF mobile operator Georg...
|W1AW Centennial Operations Relocate on July 30 (UTC) |
Date Published: Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:05:00 -0400
The ARRL Centennial W1AW WAS operations taking place throughout 2014 from each of the 50 states will relocate at 0000 UTC on Wednesday, July 30 (the evening of July 29 in US time zones), to South Dakota (W1AW/0) and Kentucky (W1AW/4). During 2014 W1AW will be on the air from every state (at least twice) and most US territories, and it will be easy to work all states solely by contacting W1AW po...
|No Editions of The ARRL Letter, ARRL Audio News this Week |
Date Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:03:00 -0400
There will be no editions of The ARRL Letter and ARRL Audio News this Thursday and Friday, July 31 and August 1. The ARRL Letter will return on August 7, and ARRL Audio News will return on August 8.
|Registration Remains Open for Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (GAREC) 2014 Conference in Huntsville|
Date Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:53:00 -0400
Online registration ends July 31 open for the 2014 Global Amateur Radio Emergency Communications (GAREC) Conference. GAREC-2014 will focus on the application of advanced technologies in emergency communication when it returns to Huntsville, Alabama, August 14-15. The conference is being held in conjunction with the Huntsville Hamfest (the ARRL Southeastern Division Convention) on August 16 and ...
|ISS Astronaut Activates ARISS During ARRL National Centennial Convention|
Date Published: Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:35:00 -0400
Satellite enthusiast Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK, and a crowd of onlookers got an unexpected treat July 19 at the ARRL National Centennial Convention in Hartford, Connecticut. Stoddard was outside the Connecticut Convention Center, hoping to perhaps demonstrate the digipeater aboard the International Space Station (ISS) during some favorable passes and, if he really got lucky, to actually speak to...
|Centennial Convention Provides Springboard for “Amateur Radio Parity Act,” HR.4969|
Date Published: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 22:25:00 -0400
|AMSAT Announces Fox-1C Launch Opportunity and Fund Drive|
Date Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:08:00 -0400
AMSAT-NA has announced a third-quarter 2015 launch opportunity for its Fox-1C CubeSat and has kicked off a fun drive to cover the costs of putting the Amateur Radio satellite into space. AMSAT reports that it has teamed with Spaceflight Inc for integration and launch services utilizing Spaceflight’s SHERPA system to put Fox-1C into a sun-synchronous orbit. Spaceflight describes SHERPA as an “in...
|The K7RA Solar Update|
Date Published: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:31:00 -0400
Tad Cook, K7RA, in Seattle, Washington, reports: Last Thursday, July 17, there were no sunspots at all, a sobering reminder of how weak this solar cycle is. We have to go way back to August 14, 2011, to find the last “spotless” day; the Sun exhibited no spots on January 27, 2011, as well.
On July 18 two new sunspot regions emerged, but the sunspot number was only 26. Two days later, on Sunday, J...
|Ham Radio Aids in Rescue of Injured Colorado Hiker|
Date Published: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:49:00 -0400
|Radio Amateurs Named to Order of Canada |
Date Published: Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:33:00 -0400
Two radio amateurs were among those recently named to the Order of Canada. The list of recipients included telecommunications researcher Veena Rawat, VA3ITU, and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, VA3OOG/KC5RNJ.
Rawat was honored as a “Companion of the Order of Canada” for contributions to telecommunications engineering and for her leadership in establishing a global regulatory framework for rad...
|Cincinnati BPL Internet Service Provider Pulls the Plug on its System|
Date Published: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:59:00 -0400
A Cincinnati, Ohio, broadband-over-powerline (BPL) Internet service provider is throwing in the towel and yielding to more modern technology. Cincinnati Communications will pull the plug on its BPL system on August 1, according to a report on The Enquirer newspaper’s Cincinnati.com website.
“The failure of the Cincinnati system will come as no surprise to anyone familiar with BPL technology,” sa...
|ARRL VEC Conducts Remote Exam Session with Applicants in Antarctica|
Date Published: Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:58:00 -0400