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Huntsville Hamfest Canceled

ARRL News - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 15:44

The 2020 Huntsville Hamfest has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event’s Board of Directors has announced. The Huntsville Hamfest was sanctioned as the 2020 ARRL Southeastern Division Convention. Full refunds to prepaid commercial and flea market vendors will be processed via the mode in which payment was made. Online ticket purchases will be credited to PayPal accounts. Embassy ...

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Six Meters Recently Running Hot

ARRL News - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 09:31
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IARU Region 2 Executive Committee Meets in Videoconference

ARRL News - Thu, 06/04/2020 - 07:15

The International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 2 Executive Committee (EC) held its quarterly meeting on May 28 via videoconference. In addition to routine business, the panel was briefed by IARU R2 Workshops Coordinator Augusto Gabaldoni, OA4DOH. He reported that, as of the meeting date, nearly 400 have subscribed and more than 2,800 have viewed the first four workshops, either live on Zoo...

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AMSAT Spells Out its GOLF Program Objectives

ARRL News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 10:25

AMSAT says the aim of its developing “Greater Orbit, Larger Footprint” (GOLF) satellite program is to place amateur radio transponders in low-Earth orbit (LEO), medium-Earth orbit (MEO), and eventually high-Earth orbit (HEO).

“The goal of the GOLF program is to work by steps through a series of increasingly capable spacecraft to learn skills and systems for which we do not yet have any low-risk ...

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The Yasme Foundation Announces Grants, Excellence Award

ARRL News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 10:20

The Board of Directors of The Yasme Foundation has announced grants of $5,000 each to the Foundation for Amateur Radio (FAR) and to ARRL scholarship programs for 2020. The Board also named Joe Eisenberg, K0NEB, as a recipient of the Yasme Excellence Award. This honor recognizes individuals and groups who, through their own service, creativity, effort, and dedication, have made a significant con...

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2020-05-31 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 13:34
Date: Sunday May 31, 2020
Time: 10:39 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 85°
Approach: 28° above NW
Departure: 41° above SE

2020-06-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 13:34
Date: Monday Jun 1, 2020
Time: 9:51 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 55°
Approach: 32° above NNW
Departure: 13° above ESE

2020-06-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 13:34
Date: Monday Jun 1, 2020
Time: 11:27 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 11° above W
Departure: 14° above WSW

2020-06-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 13:34
Date: Tuesday Jun 2, 2020
Time: 10:39 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 27°
Approach: 13° above W
Departure: 23° above SSW

2020-06-03 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 13:34
Date: Wednesday Jun 3, 2020
Time: 9:52 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 48°
Approach: 30° above W
Departure: 13° above SSE

2020-06-05 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 13:34
Date: Friday Jun 5, 2020
Time: 9:53 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 11° above W
Departure: 10° above S

Spring 2020 Section Manager Election Results Announced

ARRL News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 12:58

Three incumbent ARRL Section Managers were returned to office, while one challenger outpolled an incumbent Section Manager (SM) in contested elections this spring. Section Manager ballots were counted on Monday, June 1, at ARRL Headquarters. Three other incumbent Section Managers were unopposed and will continue with new terms of office, while one candidate was declared elected as the only nomi...

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ARRL Foundation Announces the Frankford Radio Club Scholarship

ARRL News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 10:48

The Frankford Radio Club Scholarship will join the growing list of scholarships administered by the ARRL Foundation. The Frankford Radio Club (FRC) is a very active contesting club centered in Alburtis, Pennsylvania, dedicated to increasing operating skill and technical expertise through radiosport. The club’s motto is “Proficiency Through Competition.”

The scholarship will be $1,500, with the f...

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SEA-PAC QSO Party Set after Convention is Canceled

ARRL News - Tue, 06/02/2020 - 10:45

Along with many other ham radio events, SEA-PAC 2020, which was to host the ARRL Northwestern Division Convention, fell victim to the COVID-19 pandemic. Standing in for this year’s live event will be the SEA-PAC QSO Party on Saturday, June 6, starting at 1600 UTC and continuing until June 7 at 0400 UTC.

“We may not be able to be with our 2,000+ fellow amateur radio friends this year on this day...

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Dan Grady, N2SRK, Appointed as New Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director

ARRL News - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 13:06

ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has appointed Dan Grady, N2SRK, of Aurora, Colorado, as the new Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director. Grady will succeed Robert Wareham, N0ESQ, who has stepped down from that post to accept appointment as Colorado Section Manager (SM), taking the reins from SM Jack Ciaccia, WM0G, who resigned effective on June 1 to relocate.

“I am delighted to welcome Dan to ...

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Astronauts Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley Settling in after Historic Flight

ARRL News - Mon, 06/01/2020 - 12:55

NASA astronauts Bob Behnken, KE5GGX, and Doug Hurley, are settling in on board the International Space Station (ISS) after arriving aboard the first commercially built and operated US spacecraft to transport humans into orbit. Behnken and Hurley headed into space on Saturday, May 30, in the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, powered by a Falcon 9 launcher from Cape Kennedy. They docked at the ISS Harm...

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