New Norwich station takes spot on AM dial – TheDay.com


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New Norwich station takes spot on AM dial TheDay.com Harkins, who has been a ham radio operator since 1981, has wanted for years to launch one of the low-powered broadcast stations allowed by the Federal Communications Commission.

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Kevin Hawkins, an amateur radio operator since 1981, has put a low power, part 15, AM radio station on the air to promote local events and to describe local historical attractions of his town. Hawkins says the range of the 100 me at 1700 kHz is good, considering the low power of the signal. Aloha, Russ, KH6JRM.

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WPI duo play important role on ham radio during marathon – Worcester Telegram


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News from the University of Massachusetts WPI duo play important role on ham radio during marathon Worcester Telegram Amateur radio is a mode of communication that can stretch around the Earth and can run on a car battery when the grid is down and…

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Keep an eye on this technology. It has great potential. Aloha,Russ,KH6JRM.

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The 10.0-10.5 GHz Spectrum Battle Heats Up – TV Technology


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The 10.0-10.5 GHz Spectrum Battle Heats Up TV Technology In the United States, the 10.0-10.5 GHz band is allocated on a primary basis to the government radiolocation service, and on a secondary basis for non-government radiolocation services and…

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

RM-11715 would reframe frequencies in the. 10.0-10.5 GHz band for wireless networks. Amateur Radio is a shared user of this band, with much experimental work being done on this portion of the rf spectrum. This ahold be a wake up call for all of us. Aloha, Russ, KH6JRM.

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Home is wanted for radio ham’s cards – Oxford Mail


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Home is wanted for radio ham’s cards Oxford Mail A 90-year-old amateur radio enthusiast in Witney is looking for a loving home for his collection of 200 radio verification cards.

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

if you’re interested in giving these unique cards a home, call 0-1993-772583 (in the UK) Aloha, KH6JRM.

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Guglielmo Marconi was a hacker victim | Southgate Amateur Radio News


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As we mark the birth of an Italian inventor on International Marconi Day, April the 26th, comes the story that one of his early exploits was hacked and caused him much embarrassment (Amateur Radio – Guglielmo Marconi was a hacker victim: As we mark…

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

An interesting tale about Marconi. It seems hacking is not a recent development. Aloha de Russ (KH6 JRM).

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Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP | Southgate Amateur Radio News


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Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that the expected solar activity will be at moderate levels (Amateur Radio – Propagation Report from Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP: Hannes Coetzee, ZS6BZP, reports that…

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

Excellent report from Hannes. You should be able to work some decent DX this week. Aloha dr Russ ( KH6KRM).

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Amazon.co.jp: W5JCK Math Guide for Amateur Radio Extra Class Exam 2012-2016 電子書籍: Ceburn Swinden: Kindleストア


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useAmazon.co.jp: W5JCK Math Guide for Amateur Radio Extra Class Exam 2012-2016 電子書籍: Ceburn Swinden: Kindleストア (W5JCK Math Guide for Amateur Radio Extra Class Exam 2012-2016: Ceburn Swinden: ¥100 Science ベストセラー8位 http://t.co/niObXSzZFQ)…

Russ Roberts‘s insight:

A helpful guide to mastering the mathematics needed to pass the Amateur Radio Extra Class License Exam.  The e-guide can be downloaded into a variety of Kindle devices.  If you’re a bit rusty in algebra or trigonometry, this publication will sharpen you focus enough to understand the math involved in the test.  Aloha de Russ (KH6JRM).

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