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2018-02-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:34
Date: Friday Feb 2, 2018
Time: 7:26 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 11° above N

2018-02-03 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:34
Date: Saturday Feb 3, 2018
Time: 6:33 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-02-04 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:34
Date: Sunday Feb 4, 2018
Time: 7:18 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 12° above N

2018-02-05 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:34
Date: Monday Feb 5, 2018
Time: 6:26 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-02-05 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:34
Date: Monday Feb 5, 2018
Time: 8:02 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 11° above NNW

New Hands-On Radio Experiments Book Now Shipping

ARRL News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 16:49

Lifelong learners will welcome Volume 3 of ARRL’s Hands-On Radio Experiments, assembled from the past four years (2013-2017) of QST’s monthly “Hands-On Radio” column, written by Ward Silver, N0AX. Silver expertly leads you through 57 basic electronics experiments, designed to increase your understanding of radio fundamentals, components, circuits and design. Like the previous volumes, the exper...

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Secretive “Numbers Stations” Persist on HF

ARRL News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:08

For many years, unidentified radio broadcasts have been transmitting coded messages, using numbers, such as “6-7-9-2-6. 5-6-9-9-0.” Even today, tuning across the HF spectrum typically will yield a “numbers station,” a mechanical-sounding voice (male or female) methodically announcing groups of single-digit numbers for minutes on end. According to Radio World, you may have tuned into a spy agenc...

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AMSAT Rover Award Photo Contest

AMSAT news - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 07:37

AMSAT’s Director of Contests and Awards Bruce Paige, KK5DO, solicited photos to be used on the certificate for the new AMSAT Rover Award. The four finalists are listed below. Please select your favorite. The top vote receiver will be used on the award certificate. Deadline to vote is January 29, 2018 at 23:59:59 UTC.

 

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Mode Usage Evaluation: 2017 was “the Year When Digital Modes Changed Forever”

ARRL News - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 07:08

Club Log author and UK radio amateur Michael Wells, G7VJR, has reported that data compiled from 8,000 Club Log users indicates the proportion of FT-8 usage relative to other modes has risen dramatically since FT8’s introduction last year. Every few years, Wells has posted charts depicting mode usage on the amateur bands, based on log data uploaded to Club Log. Graphs he posted last week show th...

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