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Local amateur radio operators train for the worst-case scenario - The Bluegrass Amateur Radio Society is camping out at the Kentucky Horse Park this weekend to train for any potential natural disaster or emergency. Twice every year, they brush up on their ham radio skills, which would be crucial for communications in an emergency where cell towers or power are knocked out.

2020 Summer VHF/UHF Field Day Contest "The 2020 VK Summer VHF/UHF Field Day, a ham radio contest was held on the weekend of January 18th and 19th. The contest is split into either an 8 hour or 24 hour section. Details on the contest can be found below.

New active region 2757 belonging to cycle 24 continues "Hello again folks. New active region 2757 belonging to cycle 24 continues to evolve and is currently producing very minor B-Flares. In more interesting news, a new region belonging to upcoming Cycle 25 popped up during the past 24 hours and is now turning into view high in latitude off the southeast limb.

PIRATE Act signed into law by President On Friday, January 24, 2020, the President signed into law:. 583, the "Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement Act" or the "PIRATE Act," which authorizes enhanced penalties for pirate radio broadcasters and requires the Federal Communications Commission to increase enforcement activities; and.

Slaven Bilic calls on West Ham fans to stop complaining about the London Stadium ahead of return with West Brom Slaven Bilic, who managed the Hammers from 2015 to 2017, says West Ham supporters should stop complaining about their home ground - which they moved into four years ago.

ARRL to Argue for Continued Access to 3-GHz Spectrum as FCC Sets Comment Deadlines At its January meeting, the ARRL Board of Directors instructed the League's FCC counsel to prepare a strong response to protect amateur access to spectrum in the 3 GHz range.

West Ham United v West Bromwich Albion: All you need to know The official West Ham United website with news, tickets, shop, live match commentary, highlights, fixtures, results, tables, player profiles, West Ham TV and more…

Radioddity GA-510 10-Watt Handheld Review UP TO 8 MILES RANGE: A further and more impressive communication range comes from the 10W high power feature. The Radioddity GA-510 can be set in 3 power modes to.

FK/JS1KSU - New Caledonia Mick, JS1KSU is currently active from Noumea, New Caledonia as FK/JS1KSU. He is there for a few days. QRV on 20 and 17m SSB.

ARISS educational radio contact with school in Portugal An International Space Station school contact has been planned with participants at Agrupamento de Escolas Serafim Leite, Sao Joao da Madeira, Portugal. The event is scheduled on Monday 27 January 2020 at approximately 16.33 UTC, which is 17.33 CEWT. The contact is expected to be conducted in English.

Payet would 'not be welcome' back at West Ham according to former Hammers keeper Ex-West Ham goalkeeper Allen McKnight claims Dimitri Payet has burnt his bridges in East London and dismissed any reports of a return for the Frenchman. As with any transfer window, the rumours are coming thick and fast - some more plausible than others.

New complete HF Portable QRP Station on the Palm of the Hand January 19 / 2020 - New complete HF Portable QRP Station on the Palm of the Hand - Yesterday Sunday I only could listen kilowatt station on 40 meters coming with S7 - S8 signals. Uma publicação compartilhada por Magnetic Loop Antenna - PY1AHD em 20 de Jan, 2020 às 6:54 PST.

New Book from ARRL: Amateur Radio Contesting for Beginners Contesting is one of the most exciting aspects of amateur radio - and for some, it's their primary ham radio activity.

New Network Vector Analyzer FXNANO 0.5/900 MHz Display 3.2″, 100% compatible with all NANOVNA fw. Version redesigned with BNC, switch tact, increased battery and many other functions.

Gospel Singer Wahu Goes Ham on Social media Trolls Gospel star Wahu Kagwi has fired back at her trolls who are constantly sending her messages on how she should live. In an online post, Wahu says she lives outside the conventional societal expectations so no one should expect her to live how they see fit.

Amateur Radio To Hold Public Demo of Emergency Communications On January 25 & 26 LENOIR, NC - Despite modern communications - Internet, cell phones, and email, every year whole regions of the country find themselves in the dark. Tornadoes, fires, storms, ice and even the occasional cutting of fiber optic cables leave people without the means to communicate.

96-year-old amateur radio operator at Ontario Science Centre speaks with astronaut "Since I was 60… I was an amateur radio operator and my voice was going up to satellites and I could hear the astronauts speaking, but I could never speak to them," she recalled.

96-year-old ham radio operator makes an out-of-this world connection For decades, Jean Moffatt has been reaching out over the airwaves. An amateur-or ham-radio operator, Moffat has connected with people around the globe. "You can always talk to other people, in other parts of the world," Moffat said, speaking to CTV News Toronto.

Leicester City 4-1 West Ham United: Premier League - as it happened Minute-by-minute report: Ayoze Pérez scored twice to cap a comprehensive win over a woeful West Ham side that were lucky to be awarded a penalty.

Leicester 4-1 West Ham: Routine win for Foxes despite Jamie Vardy blow Leicester returned to winning ways against West Ham at King Power Stadium but lost the league's top scorer Jamie Vardy to injury in the first half. Harvey Barnes scored the opener, poking in from a yard out, before turning provider for Ricardo Pereira on the stroke of half-time.

Wideband RF Switch In an application it was required to use 6 different antennas at 6 nearby locations one at a time as the Bluetooth/WiFi antenna for an Asus Tinker Board or any similar single board computer with a detachable RF front end. To serve that purpose this 6 way switch was designed and built.

Not all Ham Shacks are Created Equal. Some are Priceless! "Twice SOTA with KX2s and Wire Antennas - Steve and I head up Squaw and Chief mountains for Summits on the Air. Weather was on the edge of winter most of the day. But the views were priceless…not mention the many chaser QSOs! SOTA rocks!

The 2020 CQ World Wide 160-Meter Contest CW: 2200Z January 24 to 2200Z January 26. SSB: 2200Z February 21 to 2200Z February 23. For amateurs around the world to contact other amateurs in as many U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and countries as possible utilizing the 160 meter band. 1810-2000 kHz in ITU Region 1.

Midfielder Considering Offer From West Ham But Hammers Don't Tick Key Box Follow @insidefutbolSteven Nzonzi is studying an offer on his table from West Ham United, but is hoping to join a club involved in European competition.The Frenchman has been on loan at Galatasaray from Roma since last summer, but wants to escape the Turkish giants this season.

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