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FEMA Region X Reports Another Successful HF Interoperability Exercise

01/20/2017 Participation appears to be growing in the monthly Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region X HF interoperability exercises, which take place on 60 meters (center channels 5,332 and 5,348 kHz) on the third Wednesday of each month. Check-ins include state, tribal, federal, and Amateur Radio stations, to test HF interoperability in an emergency or […]

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Amateur radio club holds 1250th breakfast

WARS members Len Gwinn and Jonathan Peakall work on setting up a radio antenna on Antenna Day. SUBMITTED Correction: This was not the 1250th WARS meeting, as stated in this article. It was the 1250th breakfast, where some members of WARS often get together at Lumberjack’s Restaurant in Willits to have breakfast and enjoy each […]

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Diwata-2 with Ham Radio payload to launch 2018

The Sun Star reports the new Philippine satellite Diwata-2 will carry an amateur radio payload THE whole world is again set to witness come 2018 another Philippines microsatellite launching into space — this time with an amateur or ham radio included in the payload. An amateur radio is a communication technology that allows its operators […]

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Harry K. Wolf, W6NKT, SK at 107; May Have Been World’s Oldest Active Radio Amateur

01/19/2017 Harry K. Wolf, W6NKT, of Morro Bay, California, has died. Just a couple of weeks short of his 108th birthday, Wolf may have been the oldest active radio amateur in the US, if not in the world, although no official records are maintained. Licensed since 1936, Wolf was an ARRL member and a Life […]

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Temotu: Oct 3-17, 2017 — H40GC — QSL via: LotW

WELCOME to H44GC H40GC DXpedition WEB SITE DXpedition to SOLOMON Isl. TEMOTU Province by Stan, LZ1GC Emil, DL8JJ   Your small Donation is much appreciated!   Solomon Islands ( H44 ) is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania, lying to the east of Papua New Guinea […]

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ARRL Board of Directors Scheduled to Meet in Connecticut

01/19/2017 The ARRL Board of Directors will convene January 20-21 in Windsor, Connecticut. The full Board gathering will be preceded by new Director and Vice Director orientation and meetings of the Programs and Services and Administration and Finance committees. The prime topic on the agenda will be the new Amateur Radio Parity Act bill, H.R. […]

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N0KC Wins the January 2017 QST Cover Plaque Award

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CEPT Meeting Makes Progress on WRC-19 Agenda Items Affecting Amateur Radio

01/19/2017 Progress was made regarding World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 (WRC-19) agenda items of interest to Amateur Radio when European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) Conference Preparatory Group Project Team D (PTD) held its second meeting January 10-12 in Helsinki, Finland. According to International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 1 President Don Beattie, G3BJ, […]

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New “Amateur Radio Parity Act” Bill Introduced in US House of Representatives

01/16/2017 H.R. 555 — a new “Amateur Radio Parity Act” bill — has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill’s language is identical to that of the 2015 measure, H.R. 1301, which passed in the House late last summer but failed in the waning days of the US Senate to gain the […]

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Vanuatu: Jul 6-13, 2017 — YJ0GA — QSL via: LotW

[About ADXO] [Search ADXO] [ADXO Text Version] [Abbreviations] [Submit a Dxpedition] Last updated: Thursday, 19-Jan-2017 06:34:05 EST [Currently Active Operations][Spots provided courtesy of DX Watch] StartDateEndDateDXCCEntityCallQSLviaReportedbyInfo2017 January 2017 Jan032017 Jan21LaosXW4XR [spots] LotWTDDX20161209By AA4XR fm Vientiane; 160-10m; CW RTTY JT65; QSL also OK via E21EIC2017 Jan042017 Jan22MicronesiaV63 [spots] DXW.Net20160912By JA3ARJ as V63ARJ, JH3LSS as V63LSS, JA3AVO JH3PBL W7AYA likewise […]