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Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1922 June 13 2014

FCC announces changes to Amateur Radio licensing and modes
Hams take issue with users of indoor grow lights
A pair of X Class flares erupt on the Sun
Marines learn how to T-hunt from a North Carolina radio club
Dayton announces 2014 Hamvention attendance
Part two of our look at ARIS

2m signals cross the Atlantic

The Irish Radio Transmitters Society’s Brendan Trophy for the first two-way transatlantic amateur communication on 2m has gone unclaimed for years. A new attempt to span the Atlantic is underway. Operating as VC1T on 144.155MHz, the signal from the Brendan Quest team using the FSK441 transmission mode was heard and decoded by John Regnault, G4SWX, in Suffolk on 6 July at 1341UTC. The stations continued to try to make it a complete two way contact for something over the next four hours but nothing was heard from G4SWX or any European station.

Hurricane Watch Net Preparing to Activate on July 5

The Hurricane Watch Net (HWN) is preparing to activate for Hurricane Arthur Saturday, July 5, at 1100 UTC, on 14.325 MHz. These plans are subject to change. The storm is making its trek toward Nova Scotia, and the Net will be gathering ground-truth weather data for the National Hurricane Center in Miami and the Canadian Hurricane Centre in Halifax. Amateur Radio stations in the affected area should be aware of the storm and be prepared to operate from a place of safety, as necessary.

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1925 July 4 2014

ARRL gets Amateur Radio Parity Act introduced in House of Representatives
Hams in Italy get another chance to use the 4 meter band
WRTC 2014 competition takes place on July 12th and 13th
Coconino County AZ revises its distracted driving law to exempt hams
Congress weighs in on Net Neutrality and
After 70 years Morse code returns to a secret World War 2 Australian base

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1924 JUNE 27 2014

A possible new challenge to ham radio at 5 Gigahertz
Revised Part 97 FCC rules take effect July 21st
Solar researchers once again discuss our current cycle 24
VK hams set new microwave record down-under
Fhe FCC says no to use of ham radio gear on GMRS frequencies

Gör vågutbredningsprognoser med VOACAP Online

•VOACAP Online knows about the correct SSN values. Therefore DO NOT set any value to SSN, unless you want to experiment. After you have entered a value in any of the fields, press the TAB key instead of ENTER.
•If in doubt, read the User Manual and about new features.
•Transmitter Site (TX) = Your Station (red) and Receiver Site (RX) = DX Station (blue). Drag the markers on the map to the desired locations. Double-click the markers to swap TX and RX.

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1923 JUNE 20 2014

Coconino county AZ may revise its distracted driving law to exempt hams
FCC dismisses proceeding dealing with the 902 MHz band
SSB and AM on 11 meter CB coming to the United Kingdom
Hams in the Netherlands face new restrictions on 2300 Megahertz
Heard Island DXpedition team plans a complete reorganization

New ARRL Technician Instructor E-Manual Now Available for Download

The sixth edition of the ARRL Technician Instructor Manual — an electronic publication — now is available for free download by ARRL registered instructors. This latest edition of The ARRL Instructor's Manual offers a course syllabus that addresses all of the topics covered by the FCC question pool that becomes effective on July 1 for the Technician license exam. The syllabus follows the topic presentation sequence in the ARRL student study guide, The ARRL Ham Radio License Manual (3rd ed).

Field Day Vaxholm

Den 23 augusti 2014 arrangeras en radiodag på Vaxholms kastell

Ett antal radioklubbar i Stockholms län och Sveriges Sändareamatörer, att kommer att celebrera SAF, Vaxholms Kustradios, hundraårsjubileum på Vaxholms Kastell den 23 augusti 2014. Planering och genomförande görs i nära samverkan med Vaxholms Fästnings Museum. Vi vill med denna radiodag göra reklam för Amatörradion och skapa intresse för trådlös kommunikation. En viktig del av verksamheten är att vi vill engagera och intressera ungdomar för vår hobby.


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