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NanoVNA-H4 Vector Network Analyzer
04/15/2021 05:08 AM
NanoVNA-H4 Vector Network Analyzer - 10KHz-1.5GHz HF VHF UHF Antenna Analyzer with 4-inch LCD touchscreen,portable with 1950mAh battery
 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2113
04/15/2021 05:08 AM
High Performance common-mode chokes, A Practical, 5-Band Homebrew Wire Beam , Morse Code Course by UBA, What is a HAM Mesh Network, Online dBm to watts conversion, Free Virtual Serial Port, mW to dBm Calculator,
 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2112
04/15/2021 05:08 AM
160m Band Loaded Inverted L Antenna, How to evaluate Choke performance, Two elements Triband Yagi Antenna, HW VSP3 - Virtual Serial Port, Ham Goodies, Virtual COM
 
MFJ-989D ANTENNA TUNER
04/15/2021 05:08 AM
HF Manual Antenna Tuner 1.8-30 MHz, Legal Power
 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2111
04/15/2021 05:08 AM
OM0ET Antennas, BalUn for Delta-loop & Quad-loop antennas, Gimme Five - QRP SSB Transceiver, Single element Delta Loop Antenna, GridTracker, com0com Null-modem emulator , Analyze Contest Passing
 
Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, Awarded Germany’s Cross of Merit
04/14/2021 02:21 PM
Researcher and innovator Ulrich Rohde, N1UL, has been awarded the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. He was nominated by Markus Söder, president of the German state of Bavaria and member of the Bavarian Parliament.Söder said that Rohde’s work as a scientist, university lecturer, developer and entrepreneur in the fields of radio frequency and microwave technology “has made a sign...
 
RAC Announces “Get on the Air on World Amateur Radio Day” Event
04/13/2021 02:17 PM
Radio Amateurs of Canada (RAC) has announced the “Get on the Air on World Amateur Radio Day” operating event. World Amateur Radio Day (WARD) is observed each year on April 18, to celebrate the formation of the International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) on April 18, 1925. The object of the event is to contact as many RAC-suffix stations as possible. RAC official stations will operate across Canada...
 
St. Vincent Radio Amateurs on Alert During Volcano Emergency
04/13/2021 01:48 PM
Donald de Riggs, J88CD, on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, says that on April 13, the 42nd anniversary of the 1979 eruption of the La Soufriere volcano, island residents were awakened to another column of volcanic ash creating a thick blanket, obscuring part of the eastern sky as the volcano continues to erupt violently.“Almost all residents in the Red Zone have been evacuated, save for a ...
 
Intrepid-DX Group Joins Forces with LA7GIA in Bouvet Island Attempt
04/13/2021 01:42 PM
The Intrepid-DX Group has teamed with DXpeditioner Ken Opskar, LA7GIA, in its quest to activate Bouvet Island, the second most-wanted DXCC entity according to Club Log. The 3Y0J DXpedition is planned for January through February 2023. A dependency of Norway, Bouvet is a sub-Antarctic island in the South Atlantic. The last Bouvet activation was 3Y0E, during a scientific expedition over the winte...
 
Updated Radio Frequency Exposure Rules Become Effective on May 3
04/12/2021 03:26 PM
The FCC has announced that rule changes detailed in a lengthy 2019 Report and Order governing RF exposure standards go into effect on May 3, 2021. The new rules do not change existing RF exposure (RFE) limits but do require that stations in all services, including amateur radio, be evaluated against existing limits, unless they are exempted. For stations already in place, that evaluation must b...
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2267 for Friday April 9 2021
04/08/2021 09:25 PM
- PAIR OF DX GROUPS SET EYES ON BOUVET ISLAND - ANTARCTIC ASSIGNMENT EVOLVES INTO DXPEDITION - SILENT KEY: HEXBEAM INNOVATOR WALDI SP7IDX - JS8CALL DEVELOPER WINS SPECIAL RECOGNITION - RSGB ANNOUNCES 'FRIENDSHIP ON THE AIR' AWARD - NOMINATE A YOUNG HAM FOR NEWSLINE'S AWARD - CONTEST FOR YOUNG HAMS MAKES DEBUT IN REGION 1 - ECHOLINK NET TO MARK WORLD AMATEUR RADIO DAY - TWO-WAY RADIOS HELP NEW ZEALAND SEARCH AND RESCUE - CONTEST UNIVERSITY TO BE HELD VIRTUALLY AGAIN - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: THE VAGABOND HAMSCRIPTAUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2266 for Friday April 2 2021
04/01/2021 07:57 PM
- ARCTIC DXPEDITION PACKS UP BENEATH NORTHERN LIGHTS - 'LAST MAN STANDING' TRIBUTE WRAPS UP ACTIVATION - IN-PERSON EXAMS TO RESUME IN UK - ALABAMA TORNADOES HIT HOME FOR ONE AMATEUR - RECORDINGS AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM HAMSCI EVENT - WORLDWIDE BALLOON LAUNCHES MARK EQUINOX - AUSTRALIAN REGULATOR SEEKS INPUT ON 5-YEAR PLAN - UTAH AMATEURS CELEBRATE CENTENNIAL - IARU REGION 1 EYES INVOLVEMENT BY YOUNGER GENERATION - MISSILE RANGE DEEMED VULNERABLE TO INTERFERENCE - NEW ZEALAND YOUTH NET EXPANDS ITS REACH - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: HELPING HIS ALMA MATER GET BACK ON THE AIRSCRIPTAUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2265 for Friday March 26 2021
03/25/2021 07:54 PM
- SHORTWAVE-LISTENING LEADER GEORGE ZELLER DIES IN FIRE - FCC GRANTS CONTINUED ACCESS BETWEEN 3.3–3.45 GHz - HAMS IN UK GET PREVIEW OF NEW LICENSE DOCUMENT - FIRST-TIMERS SET SIGHTS ON ISLAND DXPEDITION - EMERGENCY BATTERIES HELP HAMS IN CARIBBEAN 'RED ZONE' - NOVICE RIG ROUNDUP CELEBRATES 'YESTERYEAR' - PLEASE PARTICIPATE IN NEWSLINE'S SURVEY - NETS OF NOTE: THE FOOD NET - HAMS TO ASSIST AT POLLING STATIONS IN REMOTE AREAS - SUMMIT AWARD SCHEME EXPANDS TO SOUTHERN GERMANY - SOYUZ ROCKET DEPLOYS NEW AMATEUR SATELLITES - HAM HELPS JAILED MAN RETURN HOME TO NEPAL - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: SOFTWARE DEFINED QSOs? NO FOOLIN' (WELL MAYBE)SCRIPTAUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2264 for Friday March 19 2021
03/18/2021 07:50 PM
- TIME-KEEPING BROADCAST SYSTEM GETTING UPGRADE - ARES TEAM DIGS IN DURING COLORADO BLIZZARD - GERMAN 'HEALING' DEVICE BANNED OVER RFI - MAJOR HAM EVENTS MAKE ON-SITE PLANS CAUTIOUSLY - RSGB ELECTIONS BEGIN - PLANS FOR 2 x 1 CONTEST CALL SIGNS IN AUSTRALIA - STARLINK FLEET ADDS 60 NEW SATELLITES - CONTACT THE 'LAST MAN STANDING' SPECIAL EVENT - RADIO PROVIDES TRAFFIC REPORTS FOR COVID VACCINATIONS - UK AMATEURS QUICK TO WELCOME 'SLOW CW' - INDIAN HAMS MARK 100 YEARS OF RADIO - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: HIS CALL SIGN'S JUST THE TICKETSCRIPTAUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2263 for Friday March 12 2021
03/11/2021 07:38 PM
- EXPERIMENTERS LAUNCH AN EYE IN THE SKY - ARISS RADIO TROUBLESHOOTING CONTINUES - FRANCE OVERHAULS AMATEUR RADIO TESTING - VIDEO TRAINING GIVES BASIC SKILLS TO UK HAMS - YLS BEING CHALLENGED TO SHARE RADIO STORIES - SPECIAL NET IN INDIA MARKS INT'L WOMEN'S DAY - COVID CONCERNS MODIFY IARU REGION 1 YOUTH EVENTS - SPECIAL EVENT STATION TO HELP AILING AMATEUR - HAMVENTION AWARD-WINNERS ANNOUNCED - GRANTS AVAILABLE FROM CALIFORNIA FOUNDATION - 13 COLONIES ADDS NEW BONUS STATION - KICKER: LOW-POWER STATION GOES DX-ING THROUGH TIMESCRIPTAUDIO
 
New Reference Added: Ham Radio Glossary
04/27/2017 11:46 AM
If you are looking for a great glossary to use with your students, we have provided a great glossary of amateur radio terms and definitions.
 
New Topic: The Playfair Treasure Hunt
04/27/2017 11:36 AM
Get ready for an exciting adventure that will bring together, amateur radio direction finding (ARDF or Fox Hunting), history, and decoding all into one amazing activity that you as the educator will have as much fun with as the students will during the actual treasure hunt.
 
New Topic - Tape Measure Yagi Beam
04/10/2017 11:43 AM
The Bacon Station has added a new topic (and activities) called the Tape Measure Yagi Beam.
 
New Handouts Added - Playfair Cipher
04/10/2017 03:02 AM
We have added some new links for handouts that go along with the topic of the Playfair Cipher.
 
New Topic Added - The Playfair Cipher
04/10/2017 02:56 AM
We have added a new and exciting topic to The Bacon Station that can really get the kids engaged, the Playfair Cipher.
 

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