13OCT 2017
ICOM Amateur radios

ICOM Amateur radios

Over 170, Scouts have been introduced to Amateur Radio through Scouting The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced Icom America’s sponsorship renewal of their support for amateur radio programs. Through this agreement, Icom is the official amateur radio transceiver supplier for the 2017 National Scout…

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23SEP 2017
Amateur Radio Astronomers

Amateur Radio Astronomers

The Society of Amateur Radio Astronomers has voted to appropriate $6, in support of student and teacher grants for projects in the 2014-2015 fiscal year. This will be divided up into several smaller grants of no more than $200 each to ensure that the money reaches the largest number of students and…

Packers And Movers is a prominent name in the packing and moving industry. Since the time of its inception,

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03SEP 2017
New Ham Radio call signs

New Ham Radio call signs

For more than two decades, U.S. Amateur operators have been systematically issued station call signs by the Federal Communications Commission as part of the initial licensing process. Until May 31, 1996, radioamateurs were not allowed to choose their station call signs. New amateurs may get on the air once their license has been granted and their call sign has been assigned…

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31AUG 2017
Free Ham Radio logging Software

Free Ham Radio logging Software

Logbook of the World Logo Logbook of the World (LoTW) is a web-accessed database provided by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) to implement a contact verification service among amateur radio operators. Using LoTW, radio amateurs (hams) can claim and verify contacts (QSOs) made with other amateurs, generally for claiming credit for operating awards, such as DXCC. This kind…

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28AUG 2017
Listen to Live Ham Radio

Listen to Live Ham Radio

To listen to a feed using the online player, choose Web Player as the player selection and click the play icon for the appropriate feed. To listen using other methods such as Windows Media Player, iTunes, or Winamp, choose your player selection and click the play icon to start listening. Feed archives can be found by clicking the additional feed details icon for each feed…

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25AUG 2017
Ham Radio numbers Stations

Ham Radio numbers Stations

This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio. It is 13:03 on a Tuesday in a cramped room with some fairly advanced radio equipment. What is suddenly heard on a shortwave receiving station is a 10-minute message in Morse code. There is a small community of aficionados…

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22AUG 2017
Amateur Radio Emergency

Amateur Radio Emergency

You hope it never happens, but what if worse comes to worst? All emergencies are different, of course, so a step-by-step procedure is not going to be very useful. Here are some solid principles to follow instead, based on the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) Field Resources Manual. When disaster strikes, do the following: 1. Check that you, your family, and your property…

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19AUG 2017
10 Meter Ham Radio frequencies

10 Meter Ham Radio frequencies

Ham Radio Topics For New Technician Class Hams Here you will find lots of ham radio topics designed for the Technician class ham all in one location that will help you get more out of Ham Radio! Start out on the right foot by learning more about your ham radio license privileges, setting up a ham station, band plans, frequency allocations, operating procedures, repeater basics…

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16AUG 2017
Amateur Radio rallies

Amateur Radio rallies

Occasionally a HAM operator will ask how rallies fit in with the FCC section 97.113, which discusses pecuniary interest and commercial enterprises. After studying the issue, the ARRL has this to say about the matter: Communications for business entities by volunteers – that is, by licensed Amateurs who receive no direct or indirect compensation and who have no pecuniary interest…

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13AUG 2017
History of Amateur Radio

History of Amateur Radio

The Extraordinary History of Amateur Radio Satellites Here s a startling fact — more than 70 Amateur Radio satellites have been launched over four decades. The number is astonishing because these sophisticated and groundbreaking spacecraft are little known outside the ham radio fraternity. In fact, private groups of Amateur Radio operators around the globe have built and sent…

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