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Aruba QSL Bureau Manager, WRTC 2006 Competitor Emily Thiel, P43E, SK

ARRL News - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 08:19

Emily Thiel, P43E, of Oranjestad, Aruba, died on April 12 after suffering an apparent stroke while hiking in Aruba National Park. She was 49. Thiel was a competitor at WRTC 2006 (held in Brazil), a member of the Aruba Amateur Radio Club, and she managed the Aruba QSL Bureau.

Licensed in 1997, she attended various conventions and hamfests around the world. She was part of the A61AJ multioperator ...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 04/13/2018 - 08:11

No sunspots were seen over the past reporting week, April 5-11, so average daily sunspot number declined from 3.3 to 0. Average daily solar flux declined from 68.6 to 67.7. Average daily planetary A index increased from 5 to 9.4, and average daily mid-latitude A index went from 4 to 8.1.

But on Thursday, April 12, a new sunspot appeared, AR2704, and it is a small one. However, this one is three ...

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IEEE SPECTRUM Report: FCC is Inconsistent Regarding Small Satellites

ARRL News - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 13:46

According to an April 10 IEEE SPECTRUM report, “The FCC’s Big Problem with Small Satellites,” confusion and erratic enforcement at the FCC is sending satellite makers abroad. Earlier this year, the FCC rescinded permission for Swarm Technologies to launch another round of SpaceBEEs later this month and questioned Swarm’s suitability to be an FCC licensee. That came in the wake of the January la...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL News - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 07:00

“Microphones” is the topic for the latest (April 12) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen...and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone -- whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doctor himself,...

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2018-04-11 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 01:34
Date: Wednesday Apr 11, 2018
Time: 9:21 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 31°
Approach: 22° above W
Departure: 16° above S

2018-04-11 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 01:34
Date: Wednesday Apr 11, 2018
Time: 9:59 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 10° above W
Departure: 13° above SW

2018-04-12 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 01:34
Date: Thursday Apr 12, 2018
Time: 8:30 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 63°
Approach: 61° above WSW
Departure: 10° above SE

2018-04-12 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 01:34
Date: Thursday Apr 12, 2018
Time: 9:09 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 26°
Approach: 22° above WSW
Departure: 11° above S

2018-04-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 01:34
Date: Friday Apr 13, 2018
Time: 9:13 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 11° above WSW
Departure: 10° above SSW

2018-04-14 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 01:34
Date: Saturday Apr 14, 2018
Time: 9:05 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above WSW
Departure: 10° above SW

ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB Returns on Sunday, April 15!

ARRL News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:39

The ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB returns on Sunday, April 15, starting at 1800 UTC and continuing through 2359 UTC. The aim of Rookie Roundup is to encourage recently licensed operators in North America (including territories and possessions) to operate on the HF bands and experience competitive Amateur Radio operating. 

You're a Rookie if you were first licensed in 2018, 2017, or 2016 (send the year...

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ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB Returns on Sunday, April 19!

ARRL News - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:39

The ARRL Rookie Roundup SSB returns on Sunday, April 19, starting at 1800 UTC and continuing through 2359 UTC. The aim of Rookie Roundup is to encourage recently licensed operators in North America (including territories and possessions) to operate on the HF bands and experience competitive Amateur Radio operating.

You're a Rookie if you were first licensed in 2018, 2017, or 2016 (send the year ...

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2018-04-09 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 17:34
Date: Monday Apr 9, 2018
Time: 8:27 PM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 30°
Approach: 13° above NNW
Departure: 11° above E

2018-04-09 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 17:34
Date: Monday Apr 9, 2018
Time: 9:29 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 81°
Approach: 28° above WNW
Departure: 48° above SE

2018-04-09 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 17:34
Date: Monday Apr 9, 2018
Time: 10:04 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 35°
Approach: 19° above W
Departure: 35° above SW

2018-04-10 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 17:34
Date: Tuesday Apr 10, 2018
Time: 8:37 PM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 52°
Approach: 22° above NW
Departure: 10° above ESE

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