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Co-Launched CubeSats Settling Into Orbits, Missions

01/23/2018 Commissioning and testing continue of the L-Band Downshifter and the University of Iowa’s High-Energy CubeSat Radiation Instrument (HERCI) on the new Fox-1D (AO-92) CubeSat. AO-92 could be available for general use by week’s end, AMSAT said. The co-launched French PicSat CubeSat is seeking telemetry reports. Both were carried into space from India on January…

New IARU Region 2 HF Beacon Coordinator Named

01/23/2018 The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 2 Executive Committee has named Dennis Stice, WI5V, of Oklahoma City, as the new HF Beacon Coordinator for the region. Former Region 2 HF Beacon Coordinator Bill Hayes, WJ5O, stepped down on January 19, after 10 years in that position. IARU R2 President Reinaldo Leandro, YV5AM, praised…

AREDN Donates Mesh Networking Equipment to ARRL

01/22/2018 The Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN — pronounced “R-den”) project team has donated several pieces of High-Speed Multimedia Mesh (HSMM) hardware to the ARRL Laboratory. HSMM technology has evolved rapidly in recent years, due to the development efforts of the AREDN open-source project. “This has changed the complexion of mesh implementations from an…

New Hands-On Radio Experiments Book Now Shipping

01/22/2018 Lifelong learners will welcome Volume 3 of ARRL’s Hands-On Radio Experiments, assembled from the past four years (2013-2017) of QST’s monthly “Hands-On Radio” column, written by Ward Silver, N0AX. Silver expertly leads you through 57 basic electronics experiments, designed to increase your understanding of radio fundamentals, components, circuits and design. Like the previous volumes,…

Secretive “Numbers Stations” Persist on HF

01/22/2018 For many years, unidentified radio broadcasts have been transmitting coded messages, using numbers, such as “6-7-9-2-6. 5-6-9-9-0.” Even today, tuning across the HF spectrum typically will yield a “numbers station,” a mechanical-sounding voice (male or female) methodically announcing groups of single-digit numbers for minutes on end. According to Radio World, you may have tuned…

Grid Chasers: Make Sure TQSL Includes Your Grid Square

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Board Re-Elects Rick Roderick, K5UR, as ARRL President; Barry Shelley, N1VXY, is CEO-Elect

01/21/2018 Incumbent ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has been re-elected by the League’s Board of Directors for a second term. The Board convened for its Annual Meeting on January 19-and 20. President Roderick, the League’s 16th President, received 9 votes, while the only other nominee, New England Director Tom Frenaye, K1KI, received 6 votes. Current…

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