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ARISS Packet Radio System Expected to be Back Late this Year

ARRL News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 08:07

The currently silent packet radio system on the International Space Station could be back on the air by year’s end.

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS) hardware team members have located an original duplicate of the packet module that had been in use on the International Space Station (ISS) before failing more than a year ago after 17 years of service. With a new battery ins...

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Baker Island Top Band Operator Offers Observations

ARRL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:04

Trying to work stations on 160 meters from Baker Island during the KH1/KH7Z DXpedition was fraught with challenges, and the WSJT-X FT8 digital protocol proved to be one answer to making contacts from the rare DXCC entity under tough, summertime conditions. DXpedition team member George Wallner, AA7JV, recently offered some observations about the experience that may be helpful to North American ...

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FCC Cites Baofeng Importer for Illegally Marketing Unauthorized RF Devices

ARRL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:35

The FCC has issued a Citation and Order (Citation) to Amcrest Industries, LLC (formerly Foscam Digital Technologies, LLC), an importer and marketer of popular and inexpensive Baofeng hand-held transceivers, alleging that the company violated FCC rules and the Communications Act by illegally marketing unauthorized RF devices. The FCC asserts that Amcrest marketed Baofeng model UV-5R-series FM ha...

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

ARRL News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 06:05

“Antenna Rotators” is the topic of the new (August 2) 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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ARRL 2017 Annual Report Focuses on Hurricane Response

ARRL News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:21

The ARRL 2017 Annual Report, which highlights the organization’s efforts and activities throughout 2017, is now available. Starting with the cover photo, Amateur Radio’s response to the Atlantic hurricane season figures prominently in the report. Amateur Radio has repeatedly been the only means of communication into or out of an area affected by a natural disaster. Puerto Rico was especially ha...

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Bryant Rascoll, KG5HVO, is 2018 Newsline Young Ham of the Year

ARRL News - Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:37

Fourteen-year-old ARRL member Bryant Rascoll, KG5HVO, of Montgomery, Alabama, has been selected as the 2018 Bill Pasternak WA6ITF Memorial Amateur Radio Newsline Young Ham of the Year (YHOTY). The son of Tim and Lauren (KG5TQO) Rascoll, Bryant was the youngest participant in the recent World Radiosport Team Championship 2018 (WRTC 2018) in Germany.

Bryant says he became enthusiastic about Amateu...

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2018-07-29 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Sunday Jul 29, 2018
Time: 10:01 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-07-29 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Sunday Jul 29, 2018
Time: 11:38 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 15° above N
Departure: 17° above NNE

2018-07-30 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Monday Jul 30, 2018
Time: 9:45 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-07-30 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Monday Jul 30, 2018
Time: 11:22 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 20°
Approach: 16° above N
Departure: 20° above NNE

2018-07-31 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Tuesday Jul 31, 2018
Time: 10:30 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 15°
Approach: 13° above N
Departure: 10° above NE

2018-08-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Wednesday Aug 1, 2018
Time: 00:06 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 15°
Approach: 13° above NW
Departure: 15° above NW

2018-08-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Wednesday Aug 1, 2018
Time: 9:38 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NE

2018-08-01 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Wednesday Aug 1, 2018
Time: 11:15 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 31°
Approach: 20° above NNW
Departure: 31° above N

2018-08-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Thursday Aug 2, 2018
Time: 10:23 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 17° above NNW
Departure: 18° above ENE

2018-08-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 07/31/2018 - 13:34
Date: Thursday Aug 2, 2018
Time: 11:58 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 15°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 15° above WNW

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