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Hams in Hawaii are ready as tropical storm Iselle heads their way The Global Amateur Radio Emergency Conference looks at the future Ham radio gets the message through when all else fails New ham radio research microsat is hand launched from the ISS A retirement community that has adopted ham [...]
Fri, Aug 22, 2014
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Ham Radio payload to fly around the moon before years end France says yes to direct student to ISS astronaut contacts IARUMS says 40 meter intruder has left the airwaves FCC extends mandatory texting to 911 service Amateur radio club honors the Civilian Conservation Corps Special event celebrates the first contact between the [...]
Thu, Aug 14, 2014
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Targeted shortwave broadcasting may come end from the United States ARRL issues an update on the Amateur Radio Parity Act Ham radio floater balloon completes a trip around the world Students get introduced to amateur radio in India Ham radio will again celebrate Hollywood this September THIS WEEKS NEWSCAST Script [...]
Thu, Aug 07, 2014
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The Amateur Radio Parity Act gains several new co-sponsors The Internet of Things could impact United Kingdom hams VK hams forced to share the 70 cm band with commercial interests Hams respond to northern California wildfire Changes coming to the famed Pennsylvania QSO Party THIS WEEKS NEWSCAST [...]
Thu, Jul 31, 2014
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