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10 hrs ago | MT Shortwave Central

Radio Havana Cuba: DXers Unlimited

Radio Havana Cuba Dxers Unlimited's - middle of the week program for Tuesday 29 July 2014 By Arnie Coro - radio amateur CO2KK Hi amigos radioaficionados all around the world and orbiting our planet aboard the ISS.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, Life, Hobbies

14 hrs ago | Fredericksburg.com

Lincoln J. Frost Sr.

Mr. Frost was a member of the Masonic Lodge. He was an amateur radio operator and he had retired as a chemical engineer with Continental Can Co.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Illinois

Tue Jul 29, 2014

MT Shortwave Central

QSLing the Commonwealth Games

Amateur radio operators and shortwave hobbyists have an excellent opportunity to QSL the Commonwealth games, currently in progress to August 3, from Glasgow, Scotland.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Davis Enterprise

UC Davis alumnus hopes to bring amateur radio to Nepal

In 2003, UC Davis graduate Suresh Ojha quit a well-paying job as a communications engineer to spend a year in his native Nepal.

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Related Topix: Nepal, World News, Asia, Life, Hobbies, Davis, CA, UC Davis, National University,

Investor's Business Daily

Jack Kilby's Microchips Ushered In The Modern World

Kilby was on a mission to make a better circuit than those in transistors. The existing contraption took up too much space in gadgets and was vulnerable to breakage due to parts being soldered together.

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Related Topix: Jefferson City, MO, Life, Hobbies, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysia's Over 11,000 Radio Ham Operators Can Offer Help In Emergencies

By Kamarul Irwan Alias MELAKA, July 29 -- Malaysia currently has 11,626 amateur radio ham operators who can offer help in emergencies or natural disasters.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Life, Hobbies,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

QST

Army MARS Demonstrates ALE, Courts Young Volunteers at ARRL National Centennial Convention

The "test range" was a plain-vanilla office table inside the big exhibition hall.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Huachuca, US Army, Life, Hobbies, Hartford, CT

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Class size Initiative will appear on Washington State ballot

A ballot Initiative to decrease public school class sizes will be on the November ballot in Washington State.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Life, Hobbies

QST

Maritime Mobile Service Network Aids in Separate Land-Based Emergencies

While best known for its efforts to aid voyagers on the high seas, the Maritime Mobile Service Network occasionally helps out in land-based emergencies too.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Life, Hobbies, Electronics

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Jamaica Observer

Winston George Boyd Brown a " a man of many hobbies

THOUGH he sat nonchalantly in a retractable chair at Eulice Utton Home for Seniors in Mandeville, Winston George Boyd Brown, who celebrated his 100th birthday on March 10, was, in his early years, a very active man who contributed immensely to the government service as well as his family's success.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Celebration of life for former Carmel city councilman

SEASIDE >> Tom May Jr., a former Carmel councilman and financial adviser, was honored posthumously by the Monterey Peninsula Corps of the Salvation Army on Friday.

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Related Topix: Moro, OR, Bandon, OR, Life, Hobbies

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Mendenhall expected to change plea of beating death of Elk City woman

A woman accused of beating her friend to death is expected to change her plea this Monday.

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Related Topix: Elk City, ID, Life, Hobbies

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sioux City Fire Rescue reminds residents about the 4 reasons warning sirens will be activated

3. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning with a damaging wind tag of 70 mph or greater for the area.

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Related Topix: Fire, Sioux City, IA, Life, Hobbies, Weather, Ida County, IA

QST

AMSAT Announces Fox-1C Launch Opportunity and Fund Drive

NA has announced a third-quarter 2015 launch opportunity for its Fox-1C CubeSat and has kicked off a fun drive to cover the costs of putting the Amateur Radio satellite into space.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Science / Technology, Space

Thu Jul 24, 2014

LongmontFYI

T-C Line: What a ham

I wanted to thank AB0MY ham radio operator for a job well done. I have been a ham since 1950, W0PBK, and literally wanted to say that hundreds of thousands of people have been helped by hams.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Arrl Vec Conducts Remote Exam Session with Applicants in Antarctica

The ARRL Volunteer Examiner Coordinator administered several Amateur Radio examination elements to applicants at Amundsen-South Pole Station in Antarctica - the home of KC4AAA.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Science / Technology, NASA

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Fazzari's Finest named in top 10 on buzzfeed.com

One of Clarkston's most popular eatery's is gaining national attention. People in the L-C Valley have always known Fazzari's ranks among the most original and tasty pizzas in our area.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

QST

Nobel Laureate Joe Taylor, K1JT, to Conventioneers: Amateur Radio Will Thrive

Among the things the Amateur Radio community can count on in its second century, according to Nobel Laureate Joe Taylor, K1JT, is that ham radio will continue to thrive and serve the public interest.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, The Radios, Pop/Rock

Tue Jul 22, 2014

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FCC Alleges Deliberate Interference, Failure to Identify in Proposing ...

The FCC Enforcement Bureau came down hard on two radio amateurs this week, proposing substantial fines for alleged deliberate interference to other Amateur Radio communications - in one case by transmitting music and animal noises - and failure to properly identify.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Parchment, MI

The Orlando Sentinel

Meet candidates for upcoming primary

The League of Women Voters of The Villages/Tri-County Area will sponsor a judicial meet and greet from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. Candidates for judicial races including judgeships for the county, circuit and Fifth District Court of Appeals, who will be on the primary ballot in Lake, Marion and Sumter ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Life, Hobbies

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