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Yaesu FTDX101D Reviews and Tests
05/22/2019 03:54 AM

 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 1917
05/22/2019 03:54 AM
Fan Dipole Antenna for 40 20 and 6 meters, Antenna Maria Maluca, GridMapper WG7J, MARS Mod for the Yaesu FT-450D, HamThreads, Best Practices for DXpedition Operating DX University, DX Pedition Audio Recordings
 
Elecraft K4 - New Product
05/22/2019 03:54 AM
Elecraft introduces the K4 High Performance Direct Sampling SDR Modular hybrid architecture Next-generation features, operating convenience, and style
 
CQ World-Wide WPX Contest CW 2019
05/22/2019 03:54 AM
CW WorldWide WPX Contest CW is May 25-26, 2019 Starts: 0000 UTC Saturday Ends: 2359 UTC Sunday
 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 1916
05/22/2019 03:54 AM
Portable Dipole Antenna for 7 MHz, The VHF/UHF DX Book, Ham Radio Loop Antenna, QSO map generator, North Korea - P5/4L4FN, Alpha 87a Amplifier Fault 1, Receiver Protection in SO2R and Beverage Antennas, 16th HST World Championship
 
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
 
Educator, Author, Contester Fred Cady, KE7X, SK
05/21/2019 10:32 AM
Fred Cady, KE7X, of Bozeman, Montana, died on May 16. An ARRL Life Member, he turned 77 earlier this month. Cady was a professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at Montana State University. He coauthored The Successful Ham Radio Operator’s Handbook with Vic DiCiccio, VE3YT. Cady also wrote several manuals on how to use Elecraft equipment.Licensed in 1959, Cady earned a PhD in el...
 
ITU Working Party 5A1 Completes Draft New Report on WRC-19 Agenda Item 1.1
05/21/2019 08:35 AM
Working Group 1 of ITU-R Working Party 5A completed work on the sharing and compatibility studies required for WRC-19 Agenda Item 1.1 during the meeting of WP 5A that concluded on May 9. The report, which began as a nine-page document in 2016, grew to 158 pages developed from 60 input contributions over a 3-year period. Working Group 5A1, responsible for amateur matters, is chaired by Dale Hugh...
 
June Event in Europe to Assess Activity, Ability to Share Spectrum on 6 Meters
05/21/2019 08:30 AM

 
Yasme Foundation Designates Supporting Grant, Excellence Award Recipients
05/20/2019 08:11 PM
The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation has awarded $5,000 each to the Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR) and ARRL scholarship programs for 2019, and $5,000 in general support to World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 (WRTC 2022) in Italy and a second grant to sponsor the so-called “Widow’s Ball” during WRTC 2022. The Yasme Foundation Board also announced Yasme Excellence Award winners....
 
AMSAT-NA Issues Call for Board of Directors’ Nominations
05/20/2019 03:15 PM
AMSAT is soliciting nominations for its Board of Directors election. Four directors' terms expire this year: Jerry Buxton, N0JY; Clayton Coleman, W5PFG; Drew Glasbrenner, KO4MA; and Paul Stoetzer, N8HM. In addition, up to two Alternates may be elected for 1-year terms.A valid nomination requires either one member-society or five individual members in good standing to nominate an AMSAT member fo...
 
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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