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10/21/2014 04:14 AM
'Ham radio can counter dark side of social networking'
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Amateur or ham radio can counter the negative effects of social networking by providing a safer and alternative route for making friends worldwide, according to a licensed ham operator based in West Bengal.
10/20/2014 11:45 AM
Radio Amateurs Play a Role in Separate Storm Responses
Amateur Radio volunteers activated on opposite ends of the US late last week and over the weekend as separate hurricanes struck Bermuda and Hawaii. Both regions were prepared and fared well with no deaths, serious injuries, or major property damage reported. Hurricane Gonzalo Hurricane Gonzalo, the stronger of the two storms, was a Category 3 hurricane when it made a near-direct hit on Bermuda ...
10/19/2014 03:52 PM
Local ham radio operators link on global airwaves
Jacob Tante, 8, and Michael Roman, 8, listen as Onslow County Amateur Radio Club's John Praga gives their names in Morse Code during the 57th annual Jamboree-on-the-Air for the Boy Scouts of America at the Onslow County Fairgrounds in Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon.
10/20/2014 04:30 PM
IARU Administrative Council Resolution Seeks to Rein in Electromagnetic Interference
The Internatio nal Amateur Radio Union ( IARU ) Administrative Council has called upon International Telecommunication Union ( ITU ) signatory nations to take steps to ensure that the operation of “electrical apparatus or installations of any kind, including power and telecommunication distribution networks,” does not cause harmful interference to Amateur Radio operations. The Council adopted a ...
10/20/2014 02:00 PM
4M Moon Orbiter Carrying Ham Radio Payload to Launch on October 23
The Manfred Memorial Moon Mission (4M) lunar flyby experiment , which will carry an Amateur Radio payload, is set to launch from China, attached to the final stage of a Chinese Long March 3C rocket. The launch will take place within a narrow window on October 23, with lunar flyby to occur, nominally, on October 28. Integration of the LX0OHB-4M Amateur Radio payload was completed on October 12. D ...
10/20/2014 10:49 AM
Ham radio enthusiasts gather in Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Amateur radio operators got together in Kalamazoo Sunday for the 32nd Annual Ham Fest at the Kalamazoo Expo Center.Vendors showed off radios, new and old. The event was hosted by the Kalamazoo Amateur Radio Club and Sout
10/17/2014 11:00 AM
Educational Entities: Apply Now for Space Station Ham Radio Contact Opportunities
The Amateur Radio on the International Space Station ( ARISS ) program has announced that the application window is open for proposals from formal and informal educational institutions and organizations to host an Amateur Radio contact with an ISS crew member. The deadline for proposals is December 15. Educational entities may apply individually or in concert with other institutions or ...
10/16/2014 08:13 PM
Amateur Radio Operators Get Their Own Day
LAMAR COUNTY, TX -- Amateur Radio Operators, they help during times of need, including emergencies and severe weather; but they also like to have fun.
10/14/2014 10:31 AM
Amateur Radio Author William E. “Bill” Sabin, W0IYH, SK
Noted Amateur Radio author Bill Sabin, W0IYH, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died October 13. He was 88. An ARRL member, Sabin was the author of Discrete-Signal Analysis and Design . He also was co-editor (with E.O. Schoenike) and contributor to three books on single-sideband and HF radio, and he contributed to ARRL’s RF Amplifier Classics. In addition, Sabin wrote more than 40 technical articles, inclu ...
10/14/2014 11:45 AM
ARRL Executive Committee Adopts Mobile Amateur Radio Operation Policy
The ARRL Executive Committee adopted an updated Policy Statement on Amateur Radio mobile operation during its October 4 meeting in Memphis. While agreeing that driver inattention is a leading cause of auto accidents and that concern over driver distraction “is not unreasonable,” the policy cites Amateur Radio’s 70-year history of two-way mobile operation as evidence that such radio use does not...

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