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Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2221
06/29/2022 06:56 AM
A Versatile SOTA Antenna Tuner,Wolf River Coil, G4AKC Bicycle Mobile, NA4RR HexBeam, ICOM IC-775 FIlter Installation, PIT QSL Printer, SOTA Associations
 
New ReverseBeaconNetwork WebSite released
06/29/2022 06:56 AM

 
Xiegu G106 HF QRP SDR Transceiver
06/29/2022 06:56 AM

 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2220
06/29/2022 06:56 AM
Amateur Radio Modes, TX5N Log Online, The 2BD beam antenna for 20 meters, Learn Morse Code as a language, Iceland WebSDR, Tropospheric Propagation Forecast for EU, AnyRig A Flexible Digital Mode Interface
 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 2219
06/29/2022 06:56 AM
A Simple High-Performance Vertical Antenna, Digital SWR and Power Meter , The Loop on Ground Antenna, The K4ICY Antenna Launcher, CW Morse Decoder for Arduino, TX5N Raivavae, Austral Islands, VK9NT Norfolk Island 2022
 
New Treasurer John Sager, WJ7S, Says ARRL a Perfect Match
06/25/2022 01:38 AM
ARRL's new Treasurer, John R. Sager, WJ7S, officially took office on May 1, 2022, and is already helping to plan the ARRL's financial future.Sager brings with him over 40 years of financial management experience. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a Certified Cash Manager, and holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees from the University of Utah.What led him to ARRL...
 
ARRL to Host LIVE Video from W1AW for Field Day
06/25/2022 01:22 AM
Join ARRL live from W1AW via YouTube for 2022 ARRL Field Day! See all of the fun involved with Field Day, and ask your questions about the event in the Live Chat and get them answered in real time. Watch on ARRL's YouTube channel at youtu.be/RN8mc3NVdwg starting on June 25, 2022, at 1:30 PM Eastern / 10:30 AM Pacific / 1730 UTC.W1AW is among the world's most recongizable call signs. It is the p...
 
2022 ARRL Field Day Weekend -- Are You Ready?
06/25/2022 01:04 AM
One of the most anticipated amateur radio operating events of the year in the United States, Canada, and worldwide is this weekend. ARRL Field Day kicks off at 1800 UTC on Saturday, June 25, and concludes at 2059 UTC on Sunday, June 26. Last year, almost 27,000 individuals participated in ARRL Field Day, logging over 1.4 million two-way radio contacts during the event.For 2022, there are some n...
 
The K7RA Solar Update
06/24/2022 01:56 PM
This past reporting week (June 16-22) began with a bang, when the daily sunspot number was 159. But sunspot numbers declined every day to finally reach 80 on June 22. One new sunspot group emerged on June 15, another on June 16, one more on June 18, and another on June 21.Average daily sunspot number over the week was 124.6, up substantially from 74.3 the previous seven days.Average daily solar...
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2330 for Friday June 24th, 2022
06/23/2022 07:56 PM
- BRINGING AMATEUR RADIO TO A MORE DIVERSE COMMUNITY - CARRIERS DELAY PART OF 5G ROLLOUT AFTER INTERFERENCE CONCERNS - WRTC ORGANIZERS DONATE EQUIPMENT FOR NEXT YEAR'S EVENT - BALLOON LAUNCH TO FEATURE CROSSBAND REPEATER - JUST FOR FUN: A NOT-SO-TRIVIAL QUIZ - SWEDISH HAM RADIO OPERATOR TO BECOME ARCHBISHOP - SPECIAL EVENT IN AUGUST TO HONOR ABANDONED, ABUSED PETS - TWO GRANTS SUPPORT OPEN-SOURCE PROJECTS FOR HAM RADIO - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: TIME TO READ MORE THAN JUST YOUR S-METERSCRIPTAUDIO
 
Phil Salas, AD5X, Wins the May 2022 QST Cover Plaque Award
06/21/2022 03:16 PM

 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2329 for Friday June 17th, 2022
06/16/2022 10:15 PM
- DISASTER-RESPONSE PROGRAM DEBUTS IN GERMANY - HAMS PLAY PROMINENT ROLE IN WASHINGTON STATE EMERGENCY DRILL - WEST BENGAL HAMS REUNITE FAMILY AFTER 2 YEARS - HAMS BUILD SKILLS, FRIENDSHIPS AT YOUTH ON THE AIR CAMP - NASA STUDIES DAMAGE TO WEBB TELESCOPE - PLANS PROCEED FOR OUTDATED SATELLITES' REMOVAL - BRITISH HAMS ARRESTED AS SPIES IN ALBANIA - EU COUNTRIES TO STANDARDIZE CHARGERS FOR HANDHELD ELECTRONICS - ITU's AMATEUR STATION MARKS 60 YEARS ON AIR - FINALISTS ANNOUNCED IN IARU REGION 1 HAM CHALLENGE - SABLE ISLAND DXPEDITION LAUNCHES WEBSITE - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: MORSE CODE IS KEYING UP IN AUTOMAKER'S NEW CAMPAIGNSCRIPTAUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2328 for Friday June 10th, 2022
06/09/2022 07:09 PM
- HAM CHARGED WITH INTERFERENCE FACES RECORD FINE - PARACHUTE MOBILE OPERATOR TAKES BIG LEAP FOR NEWCOMERS - BBC HIGHLIGHTS PORTABLE OPERATION WHERE MARCONI TEST OCCURRED - PROGRAM RELEASED FOR HAM RADIO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN - VANCOUVER HAM WINS TOP AWARD FOR CANADIAN AMATEURS - TEXAS EMERGENCY RESPONSE GROUP GETS GRANT FOR EQUIPMENT UPGRADES - JAMSAT PREPARES FOR VIRTUAL CONFERENCE THIS MONTH - 100 WATTS AND A WIRE 'TUNE UP' WEEKEND ARRIVES - OHIO NET INVITES THE WORLD TO CHECK IN - GERMAN RADIO CONFERENCE SEEKS PRESENTERS, PAPERS - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: A MESSAGE OF GRATITUDE WAS IN THE CARDSSCRIPTAUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2327 for Friday June 3rd, 2022
06/02/2022 08:32 PM
- MOON'S DARK SIDE NO REFUGE FROM RFI - STRAIGHT KEY NIGHT COMES TO NEW ZEALAND - SKYHUBLINK CONNECTS NEWSCOMERS, LIGHTS UP 'QUIET' REPEATERS - LOW-BAND EXPERIMENT TESTS GROUND WAVE ON 630M - FCC REMINDS AMATEURS TO CREATE ACCOUNT IN NEW REGISTRATION SYSTEM - QUEEN'S JUBILEE REFLECTED IN SOME UK CALL SIGNS - SPECIAL EVENT STATION A HIGHLIGHT OF YOUTH ON THE AIR CAMP - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: THE DX TO END ALL DXESSCRIPTAUDIO
 
Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2326 for Friday May 27th, 2022
05/26/2022 07:07 PM
- HAMVENTION RETURNS TO XENIA AFTER TWO-YEAR ABSENCE - CQ MAGAZINE INDUCTS 2022 HALL OF FAME MEMBERS - A NEW CHAPTER FOR LIBRARIES ON THE AIR - SILENT KEY: NOTED SELLER OF ELECTRONICS SURPLUS GOODS JOHN BIRKETT, G8OPP - SILENT KEY: RICHARD MACKAY VK2HRM, HAM CLUB FOUNDING PRESIDENT - HEIL REBRANDS AMATEUR RADIO DIVISION - LAST CHANCE TO NOMINATE YOUNG HAM OF THE YEAR - AMATEURS RECEIVE TRANSMISSIONS FROM CHINA'S MARS MISSION - SOUTH AFRICAN RADIO LEAGUE HISTORY PROJECT NEEDS HELP - PRIDE RADIO GROUP PREPS FOR INTERNATIONAL CONTEST - WORLD OF DX - KICKER: AT HAMVENTION, LOST AND FOUND AGAINSCRIPTAUDIO
 
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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