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2018-11-29 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 21:34
Date: Thursday Nov 29, 2018
Time: 5:35 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 38°
Approach: 28° above WNW
Departure: 11° above NE

2018-11-29 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 21:34
Date: Thursday Nov 29, 2018
Time: 7:12 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 11° above NNW

2018-11-30 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 21:34
Date: Friday Nov 30, 2018
Time: 6:19 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 11° above NW
Departure: 12° above NNE

2018-12-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 21:34
Date: Saturday Dec 1, 2018
Time: 5:31 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 12° above NNE
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-12-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 21:34
Date: Saturday Dec 1, 2018
Time: 7:05 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNW

2018-12-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 21:34
Date: Sunday Dec 2, 2018
Time: 6:12 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-12-03 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 21:34
Date: Monday Dec 3, 2018
Time: 6:57 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNW

2018-12-04 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 21:34
Date: Tuesday Dec 4, 2018
Time: 6:05 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-12-05 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 21:34
Date: Wednesday Dec 5, 2018
Time: 6:49 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 11° above NNW

Broadcaster Jamie Dupree, NS3T, Receives Radio & Television Correspondents’ Association Career Achievement Award

ARRL News - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 16:37

The Radio & TV Correspondents’ Association (RTCA) has honored Cox Media Group Senior Washington Correspondent Jamie Dupree, NS3T, with its 2018 Career Achievement Award for Distinguished Reporting on Congress. Dupree received the award during the RTCA annual dinner earlier this month, and the presentation was broadcast nationwide on C-SPAN2.

The Career Achievement Award for Distinguished Reporti...

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ARRL Headquarters Closed on November 22 and 23

ARRL News - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 15:51

ARRL Headquarters will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 22 and 23, for Thanksgiving. There will be no W1AW code practice and bulletin transmissions on those days, and The ARRL Letter and ARRL Audio News are taking a break this week. Headquarters will re-open on Monday, November 26, at 8 AM EST. We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday.

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FCC Rejects 2004 AMSAT Petition to Reconsider Applying Orbital Debris Rules to Ham Satellites

ARRL News - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 09:31

The FCC has rejected a Petition for Reconsideration that AMSAT filed 14 years ago, seeking to exempt Amateur Radio satellites from the FCC’s satellite orbital debris mitigation requirements. The Commission took the opportunity in a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order on Reconsideration, released on November 19, that revisits its orbital debris rules for the first time since their adoption i...

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Jack Tiley, AD7FO, Appointed as Eastern Washington Section Manager

ARRL News - Wed, 11/21/2018 - 07:36

Jack Tiley, AD7FO, of Spokane Valley, Washington, has been appointed as the new ARRL Eastern Washington Section Manager (SM) starting on January 1, 2019. Tiley will fulfill the unexpired term of office that Mark Tharp, KB7HDX, will vacate following his election as Northwestern Division Vice Director. Tharp, of Yakima, has served as the Eastern Washington SM since October of 2003.

ARRL Radiosport...

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W8TEE and AC8GY Win the November QST Cover Plaque Award

ARRL News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 11:37

The winning article for the November 2018 QST Cover Plaque award is “Build an Inexpensive Dummy Load with Wattmeter” by Jack Purdum, W8TEE, and Al Peter, AC8GY. 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 Dece...

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Robert Wareham, N0ESQ, Appointed as Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director

ARRL News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:33

ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, has named Robert Wareham, N0ESQ, of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, as Rocky Mountain Division Vice Director. Wareham will serve the remaining term of Jeff Ryan, K0RM, who assumed the position of Rocky Mountain Director upon the resignation of Dwayne Allen, WY7FD.

“I have worked side-by-side with Robert for many years addressing issues that could have an effect on...

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Amateur Radio Marketing and Advertising Executive Melissa Reinhardt, KD6BIT, SK

ARRL News - Tue, 11/20/2018 - 09:01

Melissa S. Reinhardt, KD6BIT, of Agoura Hills, California, died on November 9. An ARRL member, she was 66. Reinhardt was a marketing and advertising executive with close ties to the Amateur Radio industry and was a familiar face at Hamvention and other regional hamfests. Over the years, she created promotional programs for AOR, Alinco, Kantronics, US Tower, and more, and she won several nationa...

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AMSAT Congratulates Qatar Amateur Radio Society, AMSAT-DL for Successful Es’hail-2 Launch

ARRL News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:35

AMSAT-NA has congratulated AMSAT-DL (Germany) and the Qatar Amateur Radio Society (QARS) for their roles in the successful launch on November 15 of the Es’hail-2 satellite, which carried AMSAT-DL’s Phase 4-A transponder aloft. Es’hail-2 will be the first geostationary satellite to sport an Amateur Radio transponder. Launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 vehicle, Es’hail wi...

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2018-11-22 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:34
Date: Thursday Nov 22, 2018
Time: 6:49 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 11° above SSW
Departure: 23° above SSE

2018-11-23 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:34
Date: Friday Nov 23, 2018
Time: 5:58 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 10° above SSE
Departure: 11° above ESE

2018-11-23 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 13:34
Date: Friday Nov 23, 2018
Time: 7:34 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 18°
Approach: 15° above WSW
Departure: 18° above WSW

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