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WWV’s 25 MHz Signal Still Going Strong After 1 Year Back on the Air

Time and frequency standard station WWV silenced its 25 MHz signal in 1977, but it returned to the air on an “experimental basis” a year ago, and it’s still up and running. Resurrecting the long-dormant standard time outlet operated by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) was Matt Deutch, N0RGT, WWV’s Lead Electrical Engineer

International Marconi Day at Sandford Mill

The extensive collection of historic radio exhibits at the Sandford Mill Museum in Chelmsford will be open to the public on Saturday, April 25

Chelmsford's former waterworks at Sandford Mill is primarily a museum collections store and science education resource however it is open to the public for special events during the year.

Wisconsin balloon launch includes 2m voice beacon

Wisconsin HAB is doing our second launch, which is participating as
part of the Global Balloon Space Challenge.

Date: 4/18/2015
Time: 8:00 AM CDT Setup, 9:00 AM CDT Launch

If you want to see it in person, EVERYONE is welcome to stop out and watch. It's at a park so there's lots of room. Join us!

Highland Village Park, located at 755 N Park St, Highland, WI 53543 (about 1 hour West of Madison, WI)

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #13

DX Bulletin 13 ARLD013
>From ARRL Headquarters
Newington CT April 2, 2015
To all radio amateurs

ARLD013 DX news

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by K7LA, QRZ DX, the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, The Daily DX, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

Nu har SA7USA Liam (10) fått sitt amatörradioscertifikat

Liam är tio och två månader. Han tillhör därmed de absolut yngsta som tagit amatörradiocertifikat i Sverige. Liam är jämngammal med, om inte till och med någon månad yngre än, vad Jenny SA6BMM var när hon tog sitt certifikat för fem år sedan.

I torsdags, den 26 mars, skrevs Liams amatörradiolicens under. Anropssignalen har starka drag av familjetradionerna, pappa heter Mikael SM7USA. Som om inte det räckte heter farfar Bosse SM7HZK och farmor Anki SM7HXR.

Getting started with the FM Satellites

AMSAT's Director of Field Operations, Patrick Stoddard, WD9EWK says the FieldOps team is working to make how-to-operate-satellites information readily available on the web.

Based on a hamfest handout designed and written by Patrick, "Getting Started with the FM Satellites", is available for download.

Young Radio Ham Net April 5

YoungHamQSO announce the next net for young radio amateurs will be held on Sunday, April 5

The 20m net will be led by Gregor S53SL at 1715 UT with the 40m net, led by Geoffrey F4FVI, starting 30 minutes later at 1745 UT. The exact frequencies will be announced on their website.

In 2012 participants in the IARU Region 1 YOTA event came up with an idea to create a monthly meeting on HF for young people which would take place on the first Sunday of each month.

Special Event Call 9K90IARU

Celebration of 90 years with the International Amateur Radio Union

On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the IARU, the Kuwait Amateur Radio Society (KARS) will be active with a special event call, 9K90IARU, in the period from 1st of April until the end of the month.

Amateur Radio Newsline Report 1958 March 27 2015

Thailand’s new master frequency list takes 6 meters back from ham radio
UK regulator uses ham radio input in Ultra Wideband device rule making decision
ITU symposium endorses small satellite regulation
Successful transmissions of two new ham radio shows from Germany
April 1st roving reporter is back with the latest on the FCC enforcement cutbacks


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