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Planned Experiment Will Disconnect Russia from the Internet

ARRL News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:03

Authorities and major internet providers in Russia intend to disconnect the country from the internet as part of a planned experiment purportedly aimed at enhancing national security, the Russian news agency RosBiznesKonsalting (RBK) has reported. The stated reason for the experiment is to gather insights and provide feedback and modifications to a proposed law introduced in the Russian Parliam...

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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Available

ARRL News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:31

Listen to the new episode of ARRL Audio News on your iOS or Android podcast app, or online at http://www.blubrry.com/arrlaudionews/. Audio News is also retransmitted on a number of FM repeaters. Click here and then scroll down to see the list.

 

 

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ARRL Headquarters Seeks Radiosport and Field Services Manager

ARRL News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:53

ARRL is accepting applications for the position of Radiosport and Field Services Manager at ARRL Headquarters in Newington, Connecticut. This is a full-time, exempt position with a competitive salary. The successful candidate would be responsible for managing the Radiosport and Field Services functions, including employee training, and program and services delivery to members and field voluntee...

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The K7RA Solar Update

ARRL News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 09:33

Another week passed with no sunspots, and as of February 14 it has been over two weeks since any sunspots were observed, the last on January 30. February 7 through 13 saw average daily solar flux decline from 71.1 to 70.4, compared to the previous seven days. Geomagnetic indices were lower, with average daily planetary A index declining from 11.6 to 8.1, and average mid-latitude A index going f...

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Ninth District Incoming QSL Bureau has New Manager and Address

ARRL News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:53

Erik Andersen, K9EU, of Naperville, Illinois, has assumed the role of manager for the Ninth District Incoming QSL Bureau. He is a long-time volunteer with the Bureau as well as a noted and accomplished DXer and contester. He succeeds John Meyers, K9QVB, who served as manager for 2 decades and will remain a sorter and letter dispatcher. The Ninth District Bureau handles more than 45,000 DX QSL c...

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Latvian Amateur Radio League "Godfather" Herbert “Andy” Anderson, K7GEX, SK

ARRL News - Fri, 02/15/2019 - 07:10

Andy Anderson, K7GEX, of Edmonds, Washington, died February 5 after a lengthy illness. An ARRL Life Member, he was 84. His friend Andy Neimers, VA7FJT, said Anderson was the “godfather” of the Latvian Amateur Radio League (LRAL) and a founding member of the Latvians Worldwide roundtable net.

“He sent literally tens of thousands of dollars of equipment to get the LRAL off the ground in the early ...

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2019-02-12 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Tuesday Feb 12, 2019
Time: 6:56 PM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 14° above SW
Departure: 10° above SSW

2019-02-13 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Wednesday Feb 13, 2019
Time: 6:36 PM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 10°
Approach: 10° above SW
Departure: 10° above SSW

2019-02-20 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Wednesday Feb 20, 2019
Time: 6:50 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 12°
Approach: 10° above SSE
Departure: 12° above SSE

2019-02-21 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Thursday Feb 21, 2019
Time: 6:49 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 26°
Approach: 11° above SSW
Departure: 26° above SE

2019-02-22 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Friday Feb 22, 2019
Time: 5:59 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 14°
Approach: 10° above SSE
Departure: 14° above SE

2019-02-23 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Saturday Feb 23, 2019
Time: 5:49 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 17°
Approach: 10° above S
Departure: 17° above ESE

2019-02-23 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Saturday Feb 23, 2019
Time: 6:42 AM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 73°
Approach: 10° above SW
Departure: 15° above ENE

2019-02-24 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Sunday Feb 24, 2019
Time: 5:52 AM
Duration: 3 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 36°
Approach: 15° above SSW
Departure: 30° above ESE

2019-02-24 CYGNUS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Sunday Feb 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 AM
Duration: 2 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 47°
Approach: 23° above SSW
Departure: 36° above E

2019-02-25 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Monday Feb 25, 2019
Time: 5:03 AM
Duration: 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 19°
Approach: 19° above SE
Departure: 16° above ESE

2019-02-25 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Monday Feb 25, 2019
Time: 6:36 AM
Duration: 6 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 44°
Approach: 10° above WSW
Departure: 11° above NE

2019-02-26 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Tuesday Feb 26, 2019
Time: 5:47 AM
Duration: 4 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 82°
Approach: 46° above WSW
Departure: 11° above NE

2019-02-27 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Wednesday Feb 27, 2019
Time: 4:58 AM
Duration: less than 1 minute
Maximum Elevation: 24°
Approach: 24° above ENE
Departure: 20° above ENE

2019-02-27 ISS Sighting

SpotTheStation - Sightings for Marysville - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 19:34
Date: Wednesday Feb 27, 2019
Time: 6:31 AM
Duration: 5 minutes
Maximum Elevation: 23°
Approach: 11° above WNW
Departure: 11° above NNE

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