March 2013 Hits
Talcott Mtn ARISS Contact - The following are from the list so far. There were some other reporters and ARRL video person, and local Nutmeg Cable video as well as New England Cable Network
http://www.necn.com/02/28/13/Conn-students-talk-to-astronauts-on-nte/landing.html?blockID=833229&feedID=11106 Channel 8... ABC
http://www.wtnh.com/dpp/news/hartford_cty/students-talk-to-man-in-outer-space Channel 30 NBC
http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/ Channel 3, CBS http://www.wfsb.com/global/category.asp?c=208507&autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=8523101 Fox 61 choose from the thumbnails near the bottom of the page - Avon students... http://www.ctnow.com/
Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/article/connecticut-students-ready-for-live-space-station-contact Jonathan Craig Director The Talcott Mountain Science Center for Student Involvement, Inc.
Amateur radio experiences DIY renaissance
Urgent Communications (blog)
Step-by-step instructions virtually eliminated the risk of failure. No one embraced Heathkits more enthusiastically than the amateur-radio community. At the time, electronic manufacturing still involved point-to-point wiring and was very labor ...
Five Things to Know Today: Amateur Radio, Black History and More
An amateur radio club meets at Lansdale Library at 7 p.m.. 4. Roger Lee's “Dancing Through Black History” is tonight at 7 at the Lenfest Theater in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center at Ursinue College. 5. Singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier performs ...
Waldo County Amateur Radio Assoc. to Host Open House
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Amateur radio: a hobby sure to survive
Fort McMurray Today
Ken McPherson, president of the Fort McMurray Amateur Radio Club, shows off his equipment in his pickup truck. From the front seat, he can talk to other operators around the world, even if the Internet and satellite systems failed. The club is ...
Officials: Heed Severe Weather Warnings
By Olivia Neeley | Wilson Times Staff Writer
Fontana students enjoy being in ham radio club
Students at Dorothy Grant Elementary School in Fontana are among the more than 2 million people worldwide who are ham radio enthusiasts.
Snowfall tops 24 inches in two towns
HEATH 7.0 933 AM 3/08 HAM RADIO LEYDEN 5.0 1015 AM 3/08 HAM RADIO EAST ... WALES 20.0 1255 PM 3/08 HAM RADIO MONSON 18.0 349 PM 3/08 HAM RADIO EAST ...
STORM: Peabody Info Center
Friday, March 8 — 10 am NWS Boston office just released the latest update on snow totals and 11 inches was called in via Ham Radio at 6:30 am 10 am ...
Free Amateur Radio Class
You can take a HAM Radio Class this weekend. Again, no charge for the class, but the test for the FCC Exam costs $15. And with it, you can provide a ...
Amateur Radio Club's open house is March 6 at Cape George
Port Townsend Leader
Learn about ham radio at an open house hosted by Jefferson County Amateur Radio Club beginning at 6 pm on Wednesday, March 6 at the Cape George Fire Station ...
The two hams in the video are Miles “Doc” Humphrey, AC7M; and Jim Kennedy, W7OUU.
The video ran on CBS station KMVT-TV, Twin Falls, ID
Contest leads to contacts for local HAM operators
Watertown Public Opinion
It isn't too often you get to chat with people from every continent in eight hours, but if you are a HAM radio operator, you actually have that opportunity.
Amateur radio operators come together for field training, emergency preparedness
Dixie Press Online
WASHINGTON COUNTY - Over the spring and summer, the Washington County Amateur Radio Emergency Service will participate in the Great Utah Shake-Out and other emergency preparedness to ensure that when the need calls, they will be there to ...
Bill Richardson called to alert us to this news story he thought we’d like to see. It certainly features amateur radio as part of the tool kit—wait until we see what these kids can do with the new sensors Bill will get this summer at the TI!
Ham radio group elects officers
Arizona Daily Sun
(0) Comments. The Northern Arizona DX Association, a group of amateur (Ham) radio operators, recently elected its 2013 officers. Pictured, from left, are Paul Gagnon, secretary, Bob Wertz, president, Jack Lunsford, vice president and Dave Brown, treasurer.
Ham Radio Day celebrated in Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAAY) - An event in Huntsville Saturday brought out amateur radio enthusiasts from all over the Valley. Gigaparts -- the largest independent ham radio dealer in the United States -- played host to the event. Local ham radio ...
HAM Radio Users Prep for Severe Weather Season
Severe weather season is right around the corner and that means HAM radio users are dusting off their gear and gearing up for the coming storms. The Nebraska HAM radio state convention is underway at the Lancaster Event Center. HAM radios can make ...
EDN (Electronic Design News) today.
About sparks from a 40 meter dipole.
Classes teach residents how to ham it up in an emergency
Gazette.Net: Maryland Community News Online
For the Greater Damascus area, that plan relies on that old standby, the ham radio. The Damascus Emergency Communications Team will teach residents how to become operators in an amateur radio class from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Tuesdays from April 2 to ...
When the going gets tough, hams get going
And if you're one of the many amateur-radio operators who volunteer during local emergencies, you always keep a go-bag packed. When disaster strikes, you grab it and rush to a Red Cross shelter, an emergency operations center (EOC) or some other ...
NAB Show Tradition: Amateur Radio Operator's Reception
Radio magazine (press release)
Las Vegas - Mar 19, 2013 - The annual Amateur Radio Operator's Reception, more affectionately known as the Ham Reception, is a free event at the NAB Show open to all attendees. The 2013 reception will be held in Ballroom B of the Las Vegas Hotel and ...
Amateur Radio Training Class Coming To Warsaw
Stacey Page Online (blog)
The Hoosier Lakes Radio Club will be holding an Amateur Radio Training Class in Warsaw for those who would like to earn a Technician Class FCC Amateur Radio License. Amateur radio is the backup communications system for all emergencies in the U.S., ...
LA Chanel 9 (KCAL/CBS) had a great piece on their noon news program today of a 104-year old ham—Louise Evans, KE7LSF of Portland, Oregon.
Drumlins Amateur Radio Club to host annual fundraiser
The Drumlins Amateur Radio Club will host the 27th annual Hamfest fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 13 at the Palmyra VFW Post 6778, 4306, Route 31, Palmyra. The event will feature free amateur license testing, a flea market, door prizes
Embers installs 'ham shack' for short-wave operator
Marshalltown Times Republican
Tom Morgan of Marshalltown's Embers Retirement Community is shown adjusting a short-wave or “ham” radio in the facility's “ham shack” Monday. Morgan, a veteran ham radio user, was explaining the technical capability of the equipment. Embers recently ...
the Military.com site about the American Legion's ham radio exhibit at their HQ in Indianapolis. http://www.military.com/veterans-report/legion-to-feature-ham-radio-exhibit
Amateur Radio at the National Association of Broadcasters Convention
Las Vegas Blog (blog)
The ARRL will be promoting Amateur Radio at the - annual yearly convention of the - National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) — NAB Show — scheduled for April 6-11 in at the - Las Vegas NV Convention Center. Members of the - Las Vegas NV Radio ...
Media hit from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) http://www.fema.gov/blog/2013-03-29/hi-im-craig-kk4inz#.UVcYI7TjV-o.gmail
San Juan County ham radio club has fun and helps community
Farmington Daily Times
Amateur radio, which sprung from Morse code communication, now boasts around 700,000 users nationwide. Club president Bill Welch, 70, admits ham radio didn't grab him at first, though he had friends who would occasionally ask if he wanted to try it out.
Ham radio: Staying relevant in the social media era
In the evenings, when the sun has set and radio waves are less perturbed by the magnetized ionosphere—a portion of the atmosphere that's indispensable to smooth radio communication—ham radio operators in India generally flock the radio
Georgia Students To Speak Live With Space Station Commander
Students will make contact through the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) system at 8:47 a.m. EDT. Media representatives interested in attending should contact Kelly Causey, technology and curriculum coordinator, at 478- 477-8073 ...
DIY boom helps boost ham numbers
You'd be surprised. In the U.S. alone, some 710,000 people hold ham radio licenses — the largest number in the hobby's almost-100-year history, said David Sumner, chief executive officer (CEO) of the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) in Newington, ...