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Current Issue: Winter 2016

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In this issue

Feature Stories:

  • In-Depth Licensing Class Probes Electronics….Page 1
  • Exploring Complex Concepts through Electronic Kit Building… Page 2
  • Two Schools Experience ARISS Impact…. Page 3

Outreach:

  • West Chester Amateur Radio Association on Hand for Pi Day…. Page 4
  • Youth Nets…. Page 4

Instructor Corner: News, Ideas, Support:

  • Resources for Classroom Instruction…. Page 5
  • Resources for Licensing Instruction…. Page 6

Education & Technology Program News:

  • Summer 2016 Teachers Institute Schedule Announced…. Page 7

Licensing Updates:

  • 2015 Licensing Statistics…. Page 8
  •  Upcoming Events, Opportunities, and Deadlines…. Page 8

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Inside Recent Issues

  • Fall 2015

    In this issue:

    Feature Stories:

    Using Sensors to Explore Terraforming......1

    • STEM School and Academy ARC Builds Repeater..... 2
    • Community College’s DIY Spirit Shines for ARISS Contact...... 3  

    Outreach:

    • Amateur Radio Club Helps Boy Scouts Earn Radio Merit Badge….. 4
    • Education & Technology Program News....... 5  

    Instructor Corner — News, Ideas, Support:

    • Getting New Hams on the Air: The Evolution of a Licensing Class…..5 
    • Ham Radio Instruction for People with Disabilities....... 6  

    Licensing Updates:

    • Amateur Extra Question Pool Being Revised for 2016….. 7
    • Licensing Statistics….. 7  

    Upcoming Events, Opportunities, and Deadlines ….. 8
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  • Spring 2015

    In this issue:

    • Scaling Heights to Teach Remote Sensing….page 1
    • Club’s Instruction Initiative Leads to Growth …. page 2
    • A Dream Becomes Reality with ARISS …. page 3
    • Licensing Approach for Would-be Hams with Dyslexia/ADHD …. page 4
    • Girls Scouts Get Food for Thought During Thinking Day on the Air …. page 5
    • LASA High School Club Builds Satellite Station …. page 6
    • New Edition of ARRL General Class License Manual, Instructor Manual …. page 7
    • 2015 Licensing Statistics …. page 7
    • Boy Scouts Recognize ARRL Amateur Radio Service to Scouting Award …. page 8
    • Goldfarb Scholarship Recipient …. page 8
    • Upcoming Events, Opportunities, and Deadlines …. page 8

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  • Winter 2015

    In this issue:

    • High School Club Radio Active in Fargo.... page 1
    • Enrichment in Richmond — Club Takes a Faculty Approach ....page 2
    • Recent ARISS Contact Has Far Reach ....page 3
    • Fifteen US Schools Move Forward into Next Stage of ARISS Selection .page 3
    • What’s Worthy on the Web .... page 4
    • Science Buddies for the Classroom  .... page 4
    • Announcing 2015 Teachers Institute Seminars .... page 5
    • Teachers Institute Feedback ....page 5
    • 2014 ETP Grants Awarded.....page .6
    • Revisions to General Question Pool .... page 7
    • New ARRL Student Study and Instructor Materials .... page 7
    • 2014 Licensing Statistics .... page 7
    • 2015 Upcoming Events, Opportunities, and Deadlines .... page 8

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  • Fall 2014

    In this issue:

    • Ham Radio and Integrated Learning in Albuquerque Public Schools....p. 1
    • The CARE Academy--Licensing and Beyond....p. 2
    • Update on Recent ARISS Activities....p. 3
    • List a Class, Find a Class with New ARRL Web Page Feature.... p. 4
    • More Free Content on Instructor Resource Page....p. 4
    • Instruction Junction: Foolproof Dimensional Analysis....p. 5
    • 2014 Licensing Statistics....p. 5
    • Maximizing the ARISS Learning Experience....p. 6
    • The STEM Two-Step.... p. 7
    • A Club Leads in Chesapeake....p. 7
    • Education & Technology Program News: 2014 Teachers Institute....p. 8
    • 2014 Upcoming Events, Opportunities and Deadlines....p. 9

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  • Spring 2014

    In this issue:

    Licensing Classes and Learning Activities

     

    • “Hands-On” Class is Hands-Down Hit for Juneau Amateur Radio Club…Page 1
    • Webinars Bring It Home ...Page 2
    • Update on Recent ARISS Activities ...Page 3
    • New ARRL Technician Study and Instruction Materials  ....Page 4
    • Improved ARRL Instructor Resource Page ...Page 4,5
    • Instruction Junction: Resistance Made Easy ... Page 5

     

    In The Classroom

    • Amateur Radio Ballooning Adventures ... Page 6
    • Outreach: Beyond Hamfests and Outside the Classroom ....Page 7
    • CubeSat Investigators ... Page 8
    • Education & Technology Program News .... P.age 8

     

    • 2014 License Statistics .... Page 9
    • 2014 Upcoming Events, Opportunities and Deadlines .... P.age 9

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  • Winter 2014

    • High School Students Put Packet Radio to Work for Local Environmental Study......Page 1
    • Club Boasts Fourfold Increase in New Licensees/Upgrades........Page 2
    • Update on Recent ARISS Activities……Page 3
    • Instructor Corner — News, Ideas, Support…….Page 4
    • In The Classroom: Teaching Ohm’s Law.......Page 5
    • School Club Roundup…….Page 6
    • Education & Technology News…….Page 6
    • FUNcube Guide for Educators…  .Page 7
    • Input for General Class License Exam Invited……Page 8
    • 2013 License Statistics…….Page 8  
    • Upcoming Events, Opportunities and Deadlines………Page 9

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  • Fall 2013

    In this issue:

     

     

    • Ham Radio: From Generation to Generation…..Page 1
    • Radio Clubs, Licensing Classes and Learning Activities, Oh My! .....Page 2
    • Update on Recent ARISS Activities….Page 3
    • 2013 Teachers Institutes Deliver Immediate Impact…….Page 4
    • A Meeting Place for Classroom Teachers……Page 5
    • A Marriage of Robots and Ham Radio……Page 6
    • Exam Prep Jepperdee is Born.....Page 6
    • 2014 Tech Question Pool…….Page 7
    • 2013 License Statistics…..Page 7
    • Upcoming Events, Opportunities and Deadlines……Page 8

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