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Ad Hoc Legislative Advocacy Committee to Meet with Lawmakers

ARRL News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 14:10

ARRL’s Ad Hoc Legislative Advisory Committee will meet with several members of Congress later this month in Washington to introduce new Committee members, reacquaint the lawmakers with Amateur Radio’s most-pressing issues, seek their input on the best ways to achieve ARRL’s objectives in Congress, and request their continuing support. Committee members have completed a comprehensive analysis of...

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ARRL Seeking Emergency Management Director

ARRL News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 13:28

ARRL is seeking an emergency management director to oversee a team responsible for supporting ARRL emergency communication programs and services, including the Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES®) and National Traffic System (NTS), and to work with staff to develop standards, protocols, and processes designed to support the Field Organization. This is a full-time, exempt position at ARRL Hea...

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ARRL Headquarters Temporarily Closed

ARRL News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 09:04

ARRL Headquarters will be temporarily closed today from 1530 UTC (11:30 AM EDST) to 1800 UTC (2 PM EDST) for a staff appreciation picnic and Headquarters FM Sprint contest. No online services will be affected by this closure.

 

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Brian Machesney K1LI/J75Y Wins the September QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 08:25

The winning article for the September 2019 QST Cover Plaque award is “A Slightly Off-Center-Fed Dipole” by Brian Machesney K1LI/J75Y.

The QST Cover Plaque Award -- given to the author or authors of the most popular article in each issue -- is determined by a vote of ARRL members on the QST Cover Plaque Poll web page. Cast a ballot for your favorite article in the October issue today.

 

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So Now What? Podcast

ARRL News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 06:00

“Demystifying the Language of Morse Code” will be the focus of the new (September 19) episode of the So Now What? podcast for Amateur Radio newcomers.

If you’re a newly licensed Amateur Radio operator, chances are you have lots of questions. This biweekly podcast has answers! So Now What? offers insights from those who’ve been just where you are now. New episodes will be posted every other Thur...

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ARRL Renews Request for FCC to Replace Symbol Rate with Bandwidth Limit

ARRL News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:41

In ex parte comments filed on September 17 in WT Docket 16-239, ARRL renewed its request that the FCC delete symbol-rate limits for data transmissions in the Amateur Service rules. As it did in its initial filing, ARRL asked the FCC to couple the removal of the symbol rate limits with the adoption of a 2.8 kHz bandwidth limit. In response to a 2013 ARRL Petition for Rulemaking (RM-11708), the F...

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Festival of Frequency Measurement Set to Honor WWV Centennial

ARRL News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:16

HamSCI and the Case Amateur Radio Club of Case Western Reserve University (W8EDU) will sponsor a “Festival of Frequency Measurement” on WWV’s centennial, October 1, from 0000 to 2359 UTC (starting on Monday evening, September 30, in the Americas). The event invites radio amateurs, short-wave listeners, and others capable of making high-quality frequency measurements on HF to participate and pub...

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2019-09-14 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Saturday Sep 14, 2019
Time: 4:34 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 20° above NNE
Departure: 16° above NE

2019-09-14 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Saturday Sep 14, 2019
Time: 6:08 AM
Duration: 7 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 88°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 12° above SE

2019-09-15 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Sunday Sep 15, 2019
Time: 4:06 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above ENE
Departure: 10° above ENE

2019-09-15 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Sunday Sep 15, 2019
Time: 5:40 AM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 80°
Approach: 26° above NW
Departure: 12° above SE

2019-09-16 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Monday Sep 16, 2019
Time: 5:13 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 61°
Approach: 61° above E
Departure: 11° above ESE

2019-09-16 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Monday Sep 16, 2019
Time: 6:48 AM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 10° above W
Departure: 10° above SSW

2019-09-17 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Tuesday Sep 17, 2019
Time: 4:45 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 16° above ESE
Departure: 11° above ESE

2019-09-17 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Tuesday Sep 17, 2019
Time: 6:19 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 16° above WSW
Departure: 10° above S

2019-09-17 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Tuesday Sep 17, 2019
Time: 8:47 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 10° above S
Departure: 17° above SSE

2019-09-18 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Wednesday Sep 18, 2019
Time: 5:52 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 13° above S
Departure: 10° above S

2019-09-18 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Wednesday Sep 18, 2019
Time: 8:01 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above SE
Departure: 10° above ESE

2019-09-18 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:34
Date: Wednesday Sep 18, 2019
Time: 9:05 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 11° above SSW
Departure: 23° above S

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