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New OSCAR-100 Uplink Converter MK2 by DXPatrol
08/19/2019 11:55 PM
New Uplink Converter for OSCAR-100 434MHz to 2400MHz Low Cost Up convertor 100mW (or 8W) all mode TX uplink to Satellite
 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 1925
08/19/2019 11:55 PM
Folded dipole antennas: terminated vs un-terminated, L.B. Cebik - W4RNL documents by ON5AU, Antenna Mast Guying for Amateur Radio Antennas, 50:450 Ohm (9:1) Balun for vertical antennas, Trapped Dipole Antenna for 20-30-40m, Vertical Antenna for 30 meters band, How setup the antenna tower, MSL - Mechanical Systems Lehmann - Telescopic Masts and Towers, HF SIGNALS, 435 plus 1296MHz ATF54143 Pre-amplifier
 
IOTA CONTEST 2019
08/19/2019 11:55 PM

 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 1924
08/19/2019 11:55 PM
A simplified guide to FT8 DXPedition mode, Caravan Ham Radio Shack, 80 meter Ceramic Resonator VXO CW Transmitter, Saluki Technology Inc., Introduction to NPR New Packet Radio - Presentation, NPR New Packet Radio - IP over 430 MHz, New Paket Radio: Hamnet over 70cm by EA4GPZ, S9A Log Online
 
WSJT-X version 2.1.0 released
08/19/2019 11:55 PM
The WSJT Development Group is pleased to announce the general availability (GA) release of WSJT-X Version 2.1.0.
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2052 February 24 2017
02/23/2017 09:03 PM
NEW AMATEUR RADIO ON THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION ARISS: BOOK EARLY, DON'T GET LOST IN SPACE NAVAL HONORS FOR AUSTRALIAN AMATEURS RADIO SCOUTING NEWFOUNDLAND HAM BECOMES RAC'S ATLANTIC DEPUTY DIRECTOR CONTACT WITH THE CONCORDE HAMS HELP CELEBRATE RADIO STATION'S 95 YEARS THE WORLD OF DX IN SEARCH OF YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR 2017 SCRIPT AUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2051 for February 17, 2017
02/17/2017 07:59 AM
NO RADIO SILENCE IN ANTARCTICA THIS 'COMEBACK KID' IS AN OM HONORING A HEROIC HAM AND HIS CREW SHORTWAVE FEST LONG ON AMBITION NEWEST RADIO INTERFERENCE UNDER THE SUN? TWO SILENT KEYS FOR THE CENTURY THE WORLD OF DX A VERY MERRY "CHRISTMAS HAM" SCRIPT AUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2050 February 10 2017
02/09/2017 12:48 PM
TAKING 630 METERS FOR A TEST DRIVE DISTINCTION FOR A YOUNG DXer SCOUT CAMPS GET ON THE AIR WORLD OF DX HISTORY ON THE USS HORNET SAILING TOWARD SIGNALS IN SYDNEY ROUNDING UP CONTACTS FOR SCHOOL HAM CLUBS A SPECIAL REQUEST FOR A FRIEND'S SPECIAL PROJECT SCRIPT AUDIO EXTRA
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2049 for February 03, 2017
02/03/2017 06:41 AM
IN WASHINGTON, D.C., HAIL TO THE HAMS! SILENT KEY: NYC MARATHON'S ALLAN STEINFELD W2TN A WORLD RADIO DAY PREVIEW IN LONDON HONORS FOR HAM IN MAUI HAM RADIO GOES IVY LEAGUE NETS OF NOTE: THE YEAR OF THE ROOSTER AUSTRALIAN HAMS MARK HISTORIC WW2 BOMBING WORLD OF DX NOT-SO-POETIC LICENSE SCRIPT AUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2048 for January 27, 2017
01/26/2017 03:01 PM
AMATEUR RADIO PARITY ACT PASSES IN HOUSE MISSOURI LAWMAKERS CONSIDER STATE PARITY ACT  NEW CHAIRMAN AT HELM OF FCC D-STAR BECOMES FIREFIGHTING TOOL HAM AND EGGS, BUT MOSTLY HAMS STRONG TALK ON WEAK SIGNALS FROM NOBEL LAUREATE AN HF HOMECOMING ACROSS THE MILES MORE ACTIVATIONS FOR K2BSA THE WORLD OF DX USING CODE IN A FLASH SCRIPT AUDIO
 
WWV Centennial Committee Prepares for Trial Run of WW0WWV Special Event
08/19/2019 08:14 PM

 
Department of Defense Message Prompts Listeners to Take WWV/WWVH Survey
08/19/2019 08:01 PM
Through Saturday, August 24, WWV and WWVH will transmit a US Department of Defense (DOD) message in conjunction with the COMEX 19-3 interoperability exercise in Tennessee. The broadcast also urges listeners to complete a survey on WWV/WWVH listenership and listening habits. The messages are broadcast on WWV at 10 minutes past the hour and on WWVH at 50 minutes past the hour. WWV and WWVH transm...
 
ARRL Contest and DXCC Rules Now Prohibit Automated Contacts
08/19/2019 03:23 PM
Following the direction of the ARRL Board of Directors, ARRL has incorporated changes to the rules for all ARRL-sponsored contests and DXCC, prohibiting automated contacts. These changes also apply to the Worked All States (including Triple Play and 5-Band WAS), VHF/UHF Century Club, and Fred Fish, W5FF, Memorial awards. The changes are effective immediately.A resolution at the July ARRL Board ...
 
FCC Dismisses ARRL, AMSAT Requests in Small Satellite Proceeding
08/16/2019 10:15 AM
An FCC Report and Order (R&O) released August 2 in the so-called “small satellite” rulemaking proceeding, IB Docket 18-86, failed to address concerns expressed by ARRL and AMSAT. Both organizations filed comments on the FCC Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the proceeding last year, seeking changes in the FCCs interpretations and procedures affecting satellites operating on Amateur Satell...
 
The K7RA Solar Update
08/16/2019 09:20 AM
No sunspots were visible over the recent reporting week, Thursday through Wednesday, August 8 through 14.According to Spaceweather.com, 67% of the days so far in 2019 have been spotless, and for all of 2018 it was 61%. In the previous solar minimum in 2008 and 2009 the spotless days ran 73% and 71%, respectively.Solar flux has been minimal and unremarkable, with average daily solar flux changin...
 
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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