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11/23/2014 11:21 AM
Amatuer radio operators attain highest license
Ellis County Amateur Radio Club is proud to congratulate the first members of the Amateur Extra class for passing the FCC test. This is the highest level of amateur radio licenses.
11/21/2014 03:30 PM
Amateur Radio Volunteers on Alert in Mammoth New York Snowfall’s Aftermath
Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES) volunteers are themselves still digging out from several days of unprecedented snowfall in Upstate New York. The severe weather already has been blamed for at least a dozen deaths. Western New York Section Emergency Coordinator Joe Tedesco, KC2DKP, said ARES volunteers have activated a net and are on alert ...
11/21/2014 01:15 PM
IARU Wants Member Societies’ “Engaged” in Seeking Support for 5.275-5.450 MHz Amateur Allocation
International Amateur Radio Union ( IARU ) President Tim Ellam, VE6SH/G4HUA, has called upon IARU member societies to seek the support of their respective governments for an Amateur Radio secondary allocation at 5.275-5.450 MHz, per Agenda Item 1.4 at World Radiocommunication Conference 2015 ( WRC-15 ). Ellam told his colleagues in a letter this week that obtaining the allocation is “one of the ...
11/20/2014 04:00 PM
Amateur Radio Volunteers Turn Out En Masse to Support Chicago Marathon
A huge turnout of Amateur Radio volunteers supported communications on October 12 for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon and its 2000 volunteer medical teams. For the first time this year, the Amateur Radio volunteers also shadowed the nine triage units that attended to runners within Grant Park, the marathon’s finish line. The hams communicated with the ambulance service, if further med...
11/10/2014 03:49 PM
Amateur Radio Activities for Veterans Day
From Cliff Rozar we get this list of ham activities scheduled for Veterans Day.
11/20/2014 12:15 PM
Two Japanese Satellites Will Carry Ham Radio Payloads into Deep Space this Month
[UPDATED 2014-11-20 2030 UTC] Two Amateur Radio satellites, Shin’en 2 (Abyss 2) and ARTSAT2: DESPATCH , will be heading into deep space this month. The satellites will hitch a ride with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency ( JAXA ) Hayabusa 2 asteroid mission, which is scheduled to launch on November 29. A 17 kg, 50 cm diameter polyhedron, Shin’en 2, developed by Kyushu Institute of Technology ...
11/12/2014 12:00 PM
4M Lunar Flyby Spacecraft Amateur Radio Payload Now in Silent Earth Orbit
The Amateur Radio payload in the Manfred Memorial Moon Mission (4M) lunar flyby experiment has gone silent, but the spacecraft itself will likely be in Earth orbit for some time to come. “It is there for some thousands years, I think, but it might also be ejected in heliocentric orbit if it passes close to the Moon, which is what some simulations show,” said Ghislain Ruy, LX2RG, of Luxspace (LSE ...
11/20/2014 10:00 AM
Homeland Security’s 2014 National Emergency Communications Plan Incorporates Amateur Radio
The US Department of Homeland Security’s 2014 National Emergency Communications Plan ( NECP ) has incorporated Amateur Radio in its mix of media that could support and sustain communications in a disaster or emergency. The 2014 NECP is the first update since the original plan was released in 2008. The NECP is “the nation’s over-arching strategic plan for enhancing emergency communications ...
11/19/2014 12:30 PM
New Jersey Radio Amateurs Enter Emergency Antenna-Raising Project in Innovation Competition
A group of young Amateur Radio operators from Warren County in Northern New Jersey, has entered its 2013 Dayton Hamvention® Youth Forum project — the Emergency Antenna Platform System (EAPS) — in the Boca Bearings Innovation Competition . The group, which calls itself the 721st Mechanized Contest Battalion , developed the device for quickly raising antennas on vertical structures such as lamp ...
11/19/2014 11:46 AM
Riley Hollingsworth to North Carolina Club: Amateur Enforcement “Very Much Alive”
Former FCC Special Counsel for Enforcement Riley Hollingsworth, K4ZDH, told the Forsyth Amateur Radio Club that the FCC is still active in the Amateur Radio enforcement arena, even though it’s not always apparent. He spoke to the Winston-Salem, North Carolina, club on November 10.

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