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Caribbean Telecommunications Union Head Calls for “New Generation” of Hams

From ARRL news Source: http://www.arrl.org/news/caribbean-telecommunications-union-head-calls-for-new-generation-of-hams Caribbean Telecommunications Union Head Calls for “New Generation” of Hams 10/16/2017 In remarks made on International Disaster Reduction Day, Friday, October 13, Caribbean Telecommunications Union (CTU) Secretary-General Bernadette Lewis described Amateur Radio as a “bedrock … Continue reading

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Weather Outlook – Week of 10/9/17

From NWS Nashville This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Middle Tennessee. .DAY ONE…Today and Tonight No hazardous weather is expected. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday A strong cold front will sweep through the mid state Tuesday night, … Continue reading

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LED Interference

Interference from LED Lighting Systems Light Emitting Diode (LED) LED lighting is set to revolutionise the way we light our homes, businesses, vehicles, trains, boats, aircraft, and more. The humble LED uses a fraction of the energy of incandescent lamps … Continue reading

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DMR Contact Manager

For those with DMR radios, the N0GSG contact manager is now available with updated support for MD2017 and MD9600 radios. It also allows a single code plug to be moved between radios from Connect Systems, Tytera, Retevis, and AnyTone. Detailed … Continue reading

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AMSAT FalconSAT-3

From AMSAT To all radio amateurs SB SPACE ARL ARLS009 ARLS009 FalconSAT-3 Now Open for Amateur Radio Use The Air Force Academy satellite FalconSAT-3 is now open for Amateur Radio use as a digital store-and-forward system. Built in 2005 and … Continue reading

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Red Cross Assistance in Puerto Rico

From ARRL News 09/24/2017 The American Red Cross (ARC) has asked the ARRL for assistance with relief efforts in Puerto Rico. ARC needs up to 50 radio amateurs who can help record, enter, and submit disaster-survivor information into the ARC … Continue reading

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630/2200 Meter Band Registration

Regarding the new 630/2200 meter bands, ham operators should register to protect your station and urge your fellow hams to do the same. http://utc.org/plc-database-amateur-notification-process/ http://transition.fcc.gov/…/Dai…/2017/db0915/DA-17-893A1.pdf According to CQ MF/LF Editor John Langridge, KB5NJD/WG2XIQ, it is a good idea for “all … Continue reading

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