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2018-04-10 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 07:34
Date: Tuesday Apr 10, 2018
Time: 9:14 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 70°
Approach: 31° above WNW
Departure: 24° above SE

2018-04-10 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 07:34
Date: Tuesday Apr 10, 2018
Time: 10:13 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 15°
Approach: 11° above W
Departure: 15° above WSW

2018-04-11 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 07:34
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, 04/05/2018 - 07:34
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, 04/05/2018 - 07:34
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, 04/05/2018 - 07:34
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, 04/05/2018 - 07:34
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, 04/05/2018 - 07:34
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

Apparent First 2200-Meter Transatlantic Contact by US Radio Amateur Reported

ARRL News - Thu, 04/05/2018 - 07:18

In late March, Paul Kelley, N1BUG, of Milo, Maine, completed what may have been the first transatlantic 2200-meter contact by a US radio amateur under Amateur Radio rules. Signals in this part of the spectrum and lower previously have spanned the Atlantic in one direction, and Canadian radio amateurs have reported transatlantic contacts on the band dating back several years.

“To the best of my k...

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Frequency Measuring Test Set for April 6 UTC

ARRL News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 13:02

The April Frequency Measuring Test (FMT) will take place on Friday, April 6, 0100 until 0225 UTC (the evening of Thursday, April 5 in US time zones). The format for the April FMT is a single-frequency exercise with one transmitting station in eastern Oklahoma, K5CM. Measure the key-down transmitted frequency and report your results.

Submit your results by April 9 at 0300 UTC, at which time the r...

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ARRL Public Relations Committee Gets New Leadership, Updated Mission and Goals

ARRL News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:23

The ARRL Public Relations Committee is undergoing some changes under the leadership of new committee chair Steve “Sid” Caesar, NH7C, with ARRL Board Liaison and Roanoke Division Vice Director Bill Morine, N2COP, and ARRL Communications Manager David Isgur. An ARRL Life Member who has served on the PR Committee for about 3 years, Caesar succeeds Scott Westerman, W9WSW, as chair.

The mission and g...

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New ARRL CEO Comes Aboard Facing Challenges and Change

ARRL News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 11:58

ARRL’s new Chief Executive Officer Barry Shelley, N1VXY, moved one floor down at ARRL Headquarters earlier this year to assume leadership of the organization with an overarching goal of promoting the League’s mission, “To advance the art, science, and enjoyment of Amateur Radio.” Shelley has spent much of his tenure at ARRL Headquarters toiling out of the limelight, so he’s a bit of an unknown ...

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More than 30,000 New Ham Licensees and 7,000 Amateur Radio Exam Sessions in 2017

ARRL News - Wed, 04/04/2018 - 08:46

For the fourth year in a row, more than 30,000 new licensees joined the Amateur Radio ranks, and the ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator (VEC) conducted more than 7,000 Amateur Radio exam sessions, serving some 35,350 candidates for a new or upgraded license. At the end of December 2017, the US Amateur Radio population stood at 748,136. At nearly 378,000, Technician licensees represented the la...

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2018-03-31 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 17:34
Date: Saturday Mar 31, 2018
Time: 9:30 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-04-01 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 17:34
Date: Sunday Apr 1, 2018
Time: 8:43 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-04-01 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 17:34
Date: Sunday Apr 1, 2018
Time: 10:20 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 14° above N

2018-04-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 17:34
Date: Monday Apr 2, 2018
Time: 9:09 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NNE

2018-04-02 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 17:34
Date: Monday Apr 2, 2018
Time: 9:32 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 10° above NNW
Departure: 10° above NE

2018-04-02 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 17:34
Date: Monday Apr 2, 2018
Time: 10:45 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 11°
Approach: 11° above NNW
Departure: 11° above NNW

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