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2019-12-07 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:34
Date: Saturday Dec 7, 2019
Time: 7:27 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 22°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 22° above WNW

2019-12-08 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:34
Date: Sunday Dec 8, 2019
Time: 6:39 PM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 67°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 59° above E

2019-12-08 PROGRESS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:34
Date: Sunday Dec 8, 2019
Time: 6:51 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 35°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 35° above NW

2019-12-09 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:34
Date: Monday Dec 9, 2019
Time: 5:50 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 40°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 12° above E

2019-12-09 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:34
Date: Monday Dec 9, 2019
Time: 7:29 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 22°
Approach: 18° above WSW
Departure: 22° above SW

2019-12-10 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:34
Date: Tuesday Dec 10, 2019
Time: 6:38 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 40°
Approach: 10° above WNW
Departure: 12° above SSE

2019-12-11 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:34
Date: Wednesday Dec 11, 2019
Time: 5:50 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 74°
Approach: 10° above NW
Departure: 11° above SE

2019-12-12 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:34
Date: Thursday Dec 12, 2019
Time: 6:42 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 13°
Approach: 13° above SW
Departure: 10° above SSW

2019-12-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 19:34
Date: Friday Dec 13, 2019
Time: 5:53 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 23° above SSW
Departure: 10° above S

Boy Scouts Report Increased JOTA 2019 Station Participation

ARRL News - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 10:11

The Boy Scouts of America report that, although overall JOTA 2019 participation was down slightly from 2018, “our calculations show that each station averaged an additional 13 people in attendance over 2019. This shows an aggregate increase of 24% attendance per station, even with our reported stations being down from 266 in 2018 to 201 in 2019."

The Scouts reported that 13,783 individuals took ...

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ARRL Headquarters Delayed Opening

ARRL News - Tue, 12/03/2019 - 04:06

Due to weather conditions at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut, the facility will not open today until 10 AM EST (1500 UTC). All online services will operate normally.

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SKYWARN Recognition Day Participation Webinar Set for December 4

ARRL News - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 15:08

A webinar will held on Wednesday, December 4, at 8:30 PM EST (December 5 at 0130 UTC) for those interested in participating in SKYWARN Recognition Day (SRD), which marks its 20th anniversary this year. On Saturday, December 7, 0000 to 2400 UTC, radio amateurs will be on the air from National Weather Service (NWS) forecast offices across the country, celebrating the long relationship between the...

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YOTA Month Expanding into the Americas

ARRL News - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 09:23

December is Youth on the Air (YOTA) Month, when stations operated by young radio amateurs around the world will get on the air to celebrate youth in amateur radio. YOTA Month began a few years ago in International Amateur Radio Union (IARU) Region 1, and the concept has now taken root in the Americas as YOTA Month in the Americas.

During YOTA Month, radio amateurs aged 25 and younger will be on ...

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Past ARRL Chief Technology Officer Paul Rinaldo, W4RI, SK

ARRL News - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 09:21

A titan of Amateur Radio, past ARRL Chief Technology Officer Paul L. Rinaldo, W4RI, of Burke, Virginia, died on November 29 after a period of failing health. An ARRL Life Member, Rinaldo was 88.

“This is really sad news,” ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR, remarked upon learning of Rinaldo’s passing. “I worked with Paul on a number of things, and he amazed me with his knowledge and the differen...

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Support ARRL when you shop AmazonSmile on Cyber Monday

ARRL News - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 06:45

Planning to shop on Amazon this Cyber Monday? If so, remember to shop smile.amazon.com, and Amazon will make a contribution to ARRL. This helps the League to extend its reach in public service, advocacy, education, technology, and membership. Support ARRL as you shop your holiday gifts, decorations, and more. You shop. Amazon gives. Bookmark ARRL’s link and support Amateur Radio and ARRL every ...

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ARRL is Participating in “#Giving Tuesday” on December 3

ARRL News - Mon, 12/02/2019 - 06:00

ARRL is taking part in #GivingTuesday on December 3. This global day of giving invites individuals to celebrate the holiday season by giving back and creating change in their communities and their world. Many of ARRL’s programs and services are not covered by membership fees alone. Your contributions to the Education & Technology Fund, the Spectrum Defense Fund, and the Legislative Issues Advoc...

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2019-11-25 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 17:34
Date: Monday Nov 25, 2019
Time: 5:35 PM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 25°
Approach: 11° above S
Departure: 11° above ENE

2019-11-25 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 17:34
Date: Monday Nov 25, 2019
Time: 7:14 PM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 42°
Approach: 23° above W
Departure: 42° above NW

2019-11-26 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 17:34
Date: Tuesday Nov 26, 2019
Time: 6:41 PM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 51°
Approach: 28° above W
Departure: 35° above NNE

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