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Camera Aboard Fox-1D Satellite Returns Photos of Earth

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Department of Defense Interoperability Communication Exercise Deemed a Success

01/17/2018 A November 2017 Department of Defense (DoD)-sponsored communications interoperability exercise involving Amateur Radio was a success, according to information received recently from US Army Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) Program Manager Paul English, WD8DBY. The November 4-6 drill, which focused on interoperability between DOD elements including MARS, other federal agencies, and the Amateur Radio…

North American Collegiate Championship Set for January 20-21 in Conjunction with NAQP SSB

01/15/2018 The Society of Midwest Contesters (SMC) invites college and university club stations to compete in the North American Collegiate Championship (NACC), which will take place from 1800 on Saturday, January 20, until 0600 UTC on Sunday, January 21, in conjunction with the North American QSO Party SSB (NAQP), sponsored byNCJ (National Contest Journal). This…

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

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…

NCVEC Question Pool Committee Releases Errata to New Technician Question Pool

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Registration Now Open for HamSCI Workshop Aimed at Hams and Space Science/Weather Researchers

01/15/2018 Registration now is open for a 2-day HamSCI — the Amateur Radio citizen science initiative — workshop February 23-24 at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark. The 2018 HamSCI Workshop will be held in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom. Complimentary parking is available at the NJIT Parking Deck, 154 Summit Street, Newark. “The 2018…