When A Sleepy California Town Was At The Center of War in the Pacific – Gizmodo


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When A Sleepy California Town Was At The Center of War in the Pacific Gizmodo Born in Santa Paula, a rural Ventura County town, Stuart received one of the country’s first shortwave amateur radio licenses when he was only thirteen, but he had to…

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Fascinating story of Dr. Charles Stuart and his important role in World WarI Ii. Great story about amateur radio, too. Aloha de Russ, KH6JRM.

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Portable Amateur Radio Satellite Antenna


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A small hand held portable amateur radio dual band 2 meter / 70 cm satellite antenna.

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A perfect VHF/ UHF antenna for portable or emergency use. Aloha, Russ ,KH6JRM.

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Successful launch of KickSat carrying 104 Sprite satellites – Southgate Amateur Radio Club


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Southgate Amateur Radio Club Successful launch of KickSat carrying 104 Sprite satellites Southgate Amateur Radio Club On the KickSat updates page Zac Manchester KD2BHC has announced a competition to receive the first amateur radio signals from the…

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Some more background info on the successful launch of these satellites. Aloha de Russ , KH6JRM

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Ham Radio club provides critical communication for marathon | Southgate Amateur Radio News


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CBS reports on amateur radio involvement in the Boston Marathon which takes place Monday, April 21 (Ham Radio club provides critical communication for marathon: CBS reports on amateur radio involvement in the B…

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Amateur radio will be ready. Let’s hope everything remains peacefully. Aloha de Russ, KH6JRM

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PhoneSAT and KickSAT active


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…it’s all about one thing (Amateur Radio #KickSat and #PhoneSat active http://t.co/vexmLu4m9R #amsat #hamradio #hamr #cubesat)

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The satellites are in business…good hunting. Aloha de Russ, KH6JRM

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Excalibur Amateur Radio Satellite Antenna


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A 21 element 2 meter and 70 cm yagi antenna for working SO-50, the ISS and other amateur radio satellites.

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Nicely produced video tutorial from Dave Tadlock on the use of the 21-element Excalibur Amateur Radio Satellite Antenna.  The yagi covers both the 2 m and 70 cm bands, making this antenna suitable for contacts with SO-50 and other amateur radio satellites.  Aloha dr Russ (KH6JRM).

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A Century of Amateur Radio and the ARRL: – eHam.net


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A Century of Amateur Radio and the ARRL:
eHam.net
Articles in QST described modern VFO and transmitter construction, small portable stations, antenna advances, and VHF/UHF equipment and techniques.

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Another excellent installment of “A Century of Amateur Radio and the ARRL” by Al Brogdon (W1AB).  In this segment, Al recounts the gradual restoration of amateur radio frequencies following World War II, the reassignment of call sign areas, and the world-wide 10 meter QSO party of 1946 to celebrate the return of 10 meters to amateur radio use.  Great article.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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