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IARU Monitoring Service identifies new intruders into the ham radio bands Geomagnetic storm sparks auroras over Canada and the United States Australia may soon take ham radio into space Unlicensed broadcaster in Kentucky hit with a $15,000 fine What causes the worst interference to ham radio THIS WEEK'S NEWSCASTScriptAudio [...]
Sat, Apr 18, 2015
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ARRL tells the FCC that ham radio and vehicle radar can co-exist at 76 - 81 GHz UK hams get 70.5 to 71.5 MHz for digital experimentation by special permit South Africa hams gain full kilowatt power privileges NCDXF announces a grant of $50,000 to the VK0EK Heard Island DXpedition Radio tracking [...]
Sat, Apr 11, 2015
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Hams in Oklahoma respond to severe weather outbreak ITU dispatches rescue radio communications gear to Vanuatu Broadcasters say no to FCC field office downsizing proposal How to replace FM repeaters with Digital Voice A remote controlled asteroid relocation mission before a ship to Mars THIS WEEK'S NEWSCAST Script Audio [...]
Sat, Apr 04, 2015
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Special Notice: I was able to get one of the old tape based machines kind of working for the 661-296-2407 dial-in line. I have no idea as to how long it will be functional as its a "make-do" repair. But for now its there for those who need [...]
Sun, Mar 29, 2015
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