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New Oxford man, 100, served his country, started ham radio club – The Evening Sun

Here are the latest top headlines from York County, Pennsylvania and the region. York Daily Record Read the full article at http://www.eveningsun.com/story/news/2018/01/17/new-oxford-man-100-served-his-country-started-ham-radio-club/1043114001/ (Disclaimer: The content of this article is the responsibility of the original author and/or publisher. Stray Signals does not claim ownership of the preceding post). Tweet

Fox-1D Amateur Radio CubeSat Launches Successfully, Now Designated as AO-92 – ARRL

01/15/2018 Right on schedule at 0359 UTC on January 12, the solid-fueled first stage and ground-lit strap-on boosters of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) ignited and hurtled AMSAT-NA’s Fox-1D CubeSat along with 30 other satellites onboard the PSLV-C40 mission toward a sun-synchronous orbit. Less than 18 minutes later, the…

Florida Ham Radio Club Aids Homeless During Cold Snap – ARRL

01/15/2018 Uncharacteristically cold weather in east-central Florida in early January prompted members of the North Brevard Amateur Radio Club (K4NBR) to assist the area’s homeless. The New Year began with a bitter cold front descending upon Central Florida, bringing temperatures that hovered around freezing. Such conditions can be especially concerning for those lacking regular shelter…

Kids learn to enjoy connecting during Amateur Radio day – Southernminn.com

Blaze Breyer, right, 13, of Faribault, was able to contact kids in Florida and South Carolina during Amateur Radio Kids Day Saturday in Faribault. The event was hosted by members of the River Bend Wireless and Mechanical Society, including Peter van Sluis, left. (Photo courtesy of Cindy Breyer) Read the full article at http://www.southernminn.com/faribault_daily_news/news/article_f3db36d2-5bce-5e91-93ef-3ed7482e5144.html (Disclaimer:…

“Amateur Radio…Serving the Community” is Hamvention 2018 Theme – ARRL

01/10/2018 The theme for Hamvention® 2018 is “Amateur Radio…Serving the Community.” Ron Cramer, KD8ENJ, Hamvention General Chairman, said the theme acknowledges the role that ham radio operators play in their communities, especially in times of emergencies. “During recent disasters, hurricanes in Florida, Texas and Puerto Rico and wildfires in the West, Amateur Radio operators were…