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Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 1809
09/18/2018 04:12 PM
A Small Loop for 20 and 15 meter band, Wire Antenna Design Lengths, 2 elements Folded Yagi Antenna for 6 Meters, Portable Vertical Antenna, Getting started on 70cm E.M.E flier , 3 Element Beam for 50 MHz, An Experimental Q Meter, Cam Radio Net, Danny Shortwave And Radio DX, TJ2TT Log Onlne, Cross Band Repeaters, Coremax Technology
 
AOR AR DV10 Wide-band SDR Handheld Receiver
09/18/2018 04:12 PM
AOR AR-DV10 the worlds most advanced wide-band 100kHz-1300MHz, multi-mode, SDR receiver. It supports a variety of digital and analog modes in the Amateur radios bands, Aircraft band, Marine band and Commercial bands.
 
Top Amateur Radio Websites - Issue 1808
09/18/2018 04:12 PM
How to make a mains filter for EMC and noise reduction, How to straighten Microbore copper tube, TARPN Packet Radio Networking Home Page, Carry bag for KX3 , Double Size G5RV, Solid vs. Stranded wire in coils, Antenna Basics : Directional Antennas, K7EA 30 Meter Ground Plane Antenna, DIY 4 Element Yagi,
 
WiMo acquires EAntenna
09/18/2018 04:12 PM

 
Yaesu FTdx101MP and FTdx101D - Preliminary Information
09/18/2018 04:12 PM
Yaesu announce detailed information on new FTDX101MP 200W and FTDX101D 100W. The new FTDX101 Series will be presented at Tokyo HamFair 2018
 
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
 
Nominations Sought for 2018 ARRL Bill Leonard Award
09/17/2018 07:30 PM
The ARRL Public Relations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2018 Bill Leonard Award, which recognizes this year’s best newspaper, radio, or television news story about Amateur Radio. The award honors professional journalists or journalistic teams whose outstanding coverage highlights the enjoyment, importance, and public service value that Amateur Radio offers. It was created as a tribut...
 
Radio City Announces Closing, Owners to Retire
09/16/2018 01:44 PM
Amateur Radio retailer Radio City, Inc. of Mounds View, Minnesota, has announced it is closing.“It's been a wonderful 36 years for us at Radio City, and we have decided to retire and close,” owners Dan, KB0XC, and Maline Fish said in a message on the retailer’s website. “We are so thankful for the many years of support and we have enjoyed working you, our customers. The technical, intelligent a...
 
South Carolina Amateur Radio Volunteers Assist with Emergency Communication
09/16/2018 01:41 PM
Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) volunteers from several South Carolina counties are pitching in to help support emergency communication, as the state deals with the aftereffects of Hurricane Florence. The storm, now a tropical depression, continues to generate heavy rainfall in the Carolinas. “Amateur Radio operators are far from ‘amateurs’ when it comes to providing communication in an ...
 
FCC Grants ARRL Temporary Waiver Request to Permit PACTOR 4 Use in Hurricane Relief
09/16/2018 08:24 AM
The FCC has granted an ARRL request for a temporary waiver of Section 97.307(f) of the FCC’s Amateur Service rules to permit the use of PACTOR 4 digital mode for Amateur Radio communication within the continental US related to Hurricane Florence relief. The grant extends through Tuesday, September 18, and a formal order addressing the request for a 30-day waiver will be issued next week, the FC...
 
Hurricane Watch Net Stands Down after Nearly 40 Hours of Operation
09/14/2018 08:07 PM
[UPDATED 2018-09-15@1515 UTC] The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) has announced that it’s shutting down its activation for Hurricane Florence, now downgraded to a Tropical Storm but still “a formidable system that will affect the coastal states for days,” HWN Assistant Manager Stan Broadway, N8BHL, said. “Because the storm is moving inland, Amateur Radio activity will shift to the various state and r...
 
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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