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2017-12-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Saturday Dec 2, 2017
Time: 6:09 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 24°
Approach: 15° above WNW
Departure: 13° above NNE

2017-12-03 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Sunday Dec 3, 2017
Time: 6:54 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 13° above NNW

2017-12-04 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Monday Dec 4, 2017
Time: 6:02 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 16°
Approach: 11° above NW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2017-12-05 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Tuesday Dec 5, 2017
Time: 6:47 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 11° above NNW

2017-12-06 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Wednesday Dec 6, 2017
Time: 5:55 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2017-12-07 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Thursday Dec 7, 2017
Time: 6:40 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 11° above N

2017-12-08 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Friday Dec 8, 2017
Time: 5:47 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2017-12-09 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Saturday Dec 9, 2017
Time: 6:32 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 14° above N

2017-12-10 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Sunday Dec 10, 2017
Time: 5:40 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NE

2017-12-10 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Sunday Dec 10, 2017
Time: 7:15 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 12° above NNW

2017-12-11 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Monday Dec 11, 2017
Time: 6:23 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 20° above NNE

2017-12-12 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Tuesday Dec 12, 2017
Time: 5:32 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 15°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 11° above NE

2017-12-12 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Tuesday Dec 12, 2017
Time: 7:07 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 28°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 28° above NW

2017-12-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Wednesday Dec 13, 2017
Time: 6:15 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 35°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 24° above ENE

2017-12-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 11/30/2017 - 05:34
Date: Wednesday Dec 13, 2017
Time: 7:52 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 11° above WNW
Departure: 11° above WNW

Twelve Days of Deals!

ARRL News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:08

We’re making a list and checking it twice. Beginning on Monday, December 4, 2017, ARRL will be offering 12 days of deals. Subscribe by entering your name, call sign, and e-mail address in the fields provided. You’ll receive an e-mail every day for 12 days with a special online deal. Each deal is valid for 1 day only at www.arrl.org/shop.

ARRL’s 12 days of deals concludes Friday, December 15, 20...

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Slow-Scan TV Transmissions from ISS Scheduled for December 6-8

ARRL News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 09:12

ARISS has announced that the MAI-75 Slow-Scan (SSTV) system in the Russian Service Module of the International Space Station (ISS) will be on the air starting on December 5 at around 1500 UTC and continuing until December 6 at 0900 UTC, transmitting test images on 145.800 MHz FM that should be available worldwide.

SSTV activity on December 7 and 8 is scheduled to occur at times when the ISS is a...

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Ofcom Releases UK Amateur Radio License Stats

ARRL News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 09:03

Statistics released by UK telecommunications regulator Ofcom indicate that the Amateur Radio population in the UK has grown by approximately 10% over the past 5 years. As of the end of August 2017, there were 52,195 Full licensees, 9,739 Intermediate licensees, and 22,649 Foundation licensees.

Figures recently released in response to a Freedom of Information request from Peter Bowyer, G4MJS, co...

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Arkansas DX Association Marking 50th Anniversary

ARRL News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 08:57

The Arkansas DX Association (ADXA), Arkansas’s only 100% ARRL member-affiliated club, will celebrate its 50th anniversary on December 2 with a convention at in North Little Rock featuring “a slate of illustrious speakers.”

With a charter to support DXers in Arkansas and the pursuit of DX, ADXA’s focus is to encourage, mentor, and develop the technical skills of radio amateurs and promoting first...

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Canada’s Polar Prince WSPR Transmissions to ID with New Call Sign on Return Leg

ARRL News - Wed, 11/29/2017 - 08:51

With the successful completion of the Canada C3 Expedition via the Northwest Passage that culminated with the arrival of the Polar Prince in Victoria, British Columbia, the CG3EXP special event call sign has been retired.

The Polar Prince will continue to carry an Ultimate 3 WSPR beacon as the ship returns to the East Coast via the Panama Canal. The vessel’s WSPR system will identify as VE0EXP.

T...

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