Amateur Radio Newsline Report 2125 for Friday, July 20, 2018

By Kevin Trotman

Source:: AR Newsline

Dave Kalter Youth DX Adventure (YDXA) to be on the Air July 19 – 24

Source:: ARRL News

Innovation is alive and well

By rsgb A key goal for amateur radio at the very heart of its licence definition is that it is “for the purpose of self-training in radio communications, including conducting technical investigations”. Matching this is a key item in the RSGB’s strategy: “Research—promote active involvement in research and technical development.” In an age where the costs of […]

Source:: RSGB

May/June AMSAT Journal Misprint

By Paul Stoetzer

A number of copies of the May/June AMSAT Journal were misprinted. Members who received misprinted copies may call Martha at 1 (888) 322-6728 or 1 (301) 822-4376 for a new copy. An electronic version is available below.

May/June 2018 AMSAT Journal

Download the PDF copy here.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Source:: AMSAT-NA

Slovenia Gains 60-Meter Band Allocation

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RSGB Creates New Volunteer Observers Cadre in UK

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The Doctor Will See You Now!

“Zero Beating” is the topic of the new (July 19) episode of the “ARRL The Doctor is In” podcast. Listen…and learn!

Sponsored by DX Engineering, “ARRL The Doctor is In” is an informative discussion of all things technical. Listen on your computer, tablet, or smartphone — whenever and wherever you like!

Every 2 weeks, your host, QST Editor-in-Chief Steve Ford, WB8IMY, and the Doctor himself, Joe…

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RadioShack “Express Stores” to Open in HobbyTown USA Locations

According to a July 13 article in the New York Post, RadioShack is planning to open “express stores” within HobbyTown USA locations. The nearly century-old, twice-bankrupt retailer has signed a deal with HobbyTown USA to put a mini-RadioShack outlet in some 50 HobbyTown USA stores across the country that would sell items that might appeal to radio amateurs and experimenters. Those locations wil…

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US ARDF Champions Prepare for International Competition in Korea

Results of the 18th USA National Championships of Amateur Radio Direction Finding (ARDF) are now in the record books. Some of those who took part in that event now are hoping to win positions on ARDF Team USA, which will travel to Sokcho, Korea, in early September for the 19th ARDF World Championships. IARU rules limit national teams to three persons per age/gender category.

This year’s USA Nati…

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AMSAT-NA Mailing Corrected 2018 Board of Directors Ballots

Due to a printing error, the beige colored ballots mailed to AMSAT-NA members for the 2018 Board of Directors election on July 15, 2018, have been declared void; any such ballots received at the AMSAT-NA office will not be counted.

New ballots labeled “CORRECTED BALLOT 7/20/2018″ and printed on yellow card stock are being mailed to all AMSAT-NA members. Vote for no more than three of the 2018 ca…

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