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Repeaters, Amateur TV Play Communication Role in California Fire Emergency

ARRL News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 3:07pm

Amateur Radio repeaters and TV (ATV) have helped to keep the broader community informed on the local status of widespread fires in Southern California, radio amateurs say. Benjamin Kuo, KI6YR, who had to evacuate but now is back home, said remote Amateur Radio Emergency Data Network (AREDN) mesh cameras captured video from fires across Southern California earlier this month, including the early...

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AMSAT’s Fox-1Cliff CubeSat Launch Delayed

ARRL News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 7:54am

AMSAT has announced that the SpaceX Spaceflight SSO-A SmallSat Express launch carrying the Fox-1Cliff Amateur Radio CubeSat and several other Amateur Radio payloads has been delayed. SpaceX tweeted, “Standing down from Monday’s launch attempt of Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express to conduct additional pre-flight inspections. Once complete, we will confirm a new launch date.”

Fox-1Cliff and othe...

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ARRL Director, Vice Director Election Results Announced

ARRL News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 9:40pm

ARRL has announced the results of contested elections for Director and Vice Director. Ballots were opened and counted on November 16 in seven contests within five ARRL Divisions.

Here are the final tabulations:

Central Division Director

Kermit Carlson, W9XA 1,898

Valerie Hotzfeld, NV9L 1,755

Mr. Carlson was declared elected.

Hudson Division Director

Ria Jairam, N2RJ 1,292

Mike Lisenco, N2YBB 1,239

Ms. J...

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The Latest Episode of ARRL Audio News is Now Available!

ARRL News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 1:49pm

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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FCC Approves Use of Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System in the US

ARRL News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 12:27pm

The FCC has granted, in part, the European Commission’s request for a waiver of Commission rules so that non-federal devices in the US may access specific signals transmitted from the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) known as Galileo.

The action means that consumers and industry in the US may access certain satellite signals from the Galileo system to augment the US Global Positioning S...

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New Roster Active!

Central Ohio Traffic Net - Sun, 11/11/2018 - 7:46pm
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Central Ohio Traffic Net - Sun, 10/07/2018 - 3:15pm
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