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Amateur Radio Volunteers Providing Shelter Communication Support in Tennessee

Amateur Radio Volunteers Providing Shelter Communication Support in Tennessee | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it
The American Radio Relay League (ARRL) is the national association for amateur radio, connecting hams around the U.S. with news, information and resources.
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World Amateur Radio Day Seminar 2016 - Special Call Sign AU2WRD

The World Amateur Radio Day Seminar 2016 was held at Birla Industrial & Technological Museum, (A Unit of National Council of Science Museums, Ministry o
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UK engineers demonstrate wireless charging for drones

UK engineers demonstrate wireless charging for drones | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it
Despite the rapid rise of drone technology, its application is frequently limited by re-charging requirements. Thanks to wireless recharging technology developed by engineers at Imperial College London this could all be about to change.
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Do we know what frequency that is?  Is it "radio"?
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Hurricane Otto crosses Nicaragua, Costa Rica as Category 2

Hurricane Otto crosses Nicaragua, Costa Rica as Category 2 | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it
Hurricane Otto hit landfall between Nicaragua and Costa Rica on Thursday afternoon as a Category 2 storm.
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DX Engineering Supports the K5P Palmyra Atoll DXpedition | Virtual-Strategy Magazine

DX Engineering Supports the K5P Palmyra Atoll DXpedition | Virtual-Strategy Magazine | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

From January 11 through January 26, 2016 a team of amateur radio operators will transmit from the tiny specs of sand in the South Pacific that make up the Palmyra Atoll.

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First amateur radio in geosynchronous orbit will aid disaster communications

First amateur radio in geosynchronous orbit will aid disaster communications | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

Researchers at the Ted and Karyn Hume Center for National Security and Technology are preparing to send an amateur radio transponder into a geosynchronous orbit in 2017.

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Don't Trust Your IT Department - Hidden Camera Mini Spy - Dating Scams 101 | Hi-Tech Crime Solutions | Gregory Evans

Don't Trust Your IT Department - Hidden Camera Mini Spy - Dating Scams 101 | Hi-Tech Crime Solutions | Gregory Evans | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

Ever wonder how your babysitter treats your children when you’re not there or what your employees do when you’re not at your business?  Now you can watch them and hear them with the Hidden Camera Mini Spy.

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Now Casting: Ham Radio Experts for NatGeo Series

Now Casting: Ham Radio Experts for NatGeo Series | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

I received an e-mail from casting director Austin James of FSA Entertainment in Los Angeles about a new series he's casting for the National Geographic Channel.

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Ham Radio Santa Net 2015 on 3.916 MHz

I was listening to this and remembering when my kids talked to Santa on my old Kenwood TS-530. Fun times! Every year on 3916, we give good little boys and gi...

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LinkIt One Phone Home Device

LinkIt One Phone Home Device | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

We're attempting to use a MediaTek Linkit One as part of our Independent Maker Space Program project.

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Lafayette class helps HAM radio enthusiasts learn about hobby, prepare for licensing

Lafayette class helps HAM radio enthusiasts learn about hobby, prepare for licensing | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it
Baton Rouge, LA /News/: Amateur radio — more commonly k nown as ham radio— has been around since 1908.
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Villages Amateur Radio Club invites public to 'Radio on the Square' event | Villages-News.com

Villages Amateur Radio Club invites public to 'Radio on the Square' event | Villages-News.com | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

Charles Pinkston of Fruitland Park and his three children got involved in message transmission at last year's event. The Villages Amateur Radio Club will h

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The Secret World of Ham Radio Tourists

The Secret World of Ham Radio Tourists | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

In 1993, Bob Allphin and a team of 11 other men took a boat to remote Howland Island, an uninhabited slip of coral that is officially part of a group called...

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EO79 FUNcube-3 transponder commences regular operation

EO79 FUNcube-3 transponder commences regular operation | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it
AMSAT-UK and AMSAT-NL working with ISIS BV are delighted to announce that the FUNcube 435/145 MHz SSB/CW transponder, on the 2U CubeSat QB50p1 (EO79), has now been activated with a regular schedule. Due to power budget constraints the transponder cannot be operational 24/7 and an orbit specific schedule has been developed. The transponder will commence…
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Anybody tried this one yet? Use SSB or CW (FT-817 works well for this).
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EnLighting: An Indoor Visible Light Communication System based on Networked Light Bulbs

The Internet of Things (IoT) envisions that many devices can connect to a network. Visible Light Communication (VLC) based on Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs
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Build a Phased-Array Radar in Your Garage that Sees Through Walls

Build a Phased-Array Radar in Your Garage that Sees Through Walls | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it
Until recently phased array radar has been very expensive, used only for military applications where the cost of survival weighs in the balance. With the advent of low-cost microwave devices an
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One reason this is so tough and hardware intensive for mil apps is because the emitter is usually in motion.  For a stationary application like this, it looks like an ideal experiment to get familiar with how it works!
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Tweet from @Aless1965

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Assembling my LF to HF homebrew general coverage receiver....but ready to listen Pirate Radio stations. https://t.co/oAhhdArx2s

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Santas Chief Ham Radio Elf

Marti, OH2BH, operating the Santa Claus Ham Station, OF9X, from the Arctic Circle in Northern Finland.

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You Can Learn a Lot from a Dummy (Load)

You Can Learn a Lot from a Dummy (Load) | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

If you work on RF circuits--even if you aren't a ham radio operator--you ought to have a dummy load. A dummy load is a non-radiative "antenna" with known impedance that you can use to test your RF ci...

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(Rare) Civil Emergency Message NWR EAS #1248

This is my first live CEM. A CEM was issued for the City of Altus during the winter storm that impacted much of the midwest. I didn't have the Altus transmit...

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8" floppy disk found at school

Another interesting find at the school's amateur radio station. I've heard of these but have never seen one in person. These went through several iterations,...

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Some things change, some don't.  For example, the way that 20 meter SSB acts in the evening is the same way it was back when this floppy was used.  Many hams at the time knew what a floppy disk was, but most people in the public didn't.  Curiously, that is true today too, but for different reasons!

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Radio ham talks to space station from garden shed

Radio ham talks to space station from garden shed | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

Amateur radio enthusiast Adrian Lane spent 50 seconds chatting to American
astronaut as he flew over UK

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Tweet from @DL7GT

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So erster Test durch anlegen der 53 V an der PA, 3 Ampere Ruhstrom ;-)

I love Amateur Radio and Homebrew :-P https://t.co/YiaNP0njnA

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Moto DX Safari – Ham Radio Camping Via Honda Gold Wing

Moto DX Safari – Ham Radio Camping Via Honda Gold Wing | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

How to Moto DX Safari - take one nerdy motorcyclist, then load about 40 pounds of ham radio gear onto a 2015 Honda 40th Anniversary Gold Wing.

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rtl-sdr.com - RTL-SDR (RTL2832U) and software defined radio news and projects. Also featuring Airspy, HackRF, FCD and more.

rtl-sdr.com - RTL-SDR (RTL2832U) and software defined radio news and projects. Also featuring Airspy, HackRF, FCD and more. | Ham Radio Today | Scoop.it

RTL-SDR (RTL2832U) is a SDR radio that uses a cheap $20 DVB-T TV tuner dongle with the RTL2832U chipset.

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