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2 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Ham radios aid in rescue of injured hiker on Boulder County trail

Boulder County rescue crews were able to reach and safely evacuate an injured hiker from a trail on Monday afternoon thanks, in part, to ham radios.


Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, Life, Hobbies

3 hrs ago | Encyclopaedia Britannica


From its birth early in the 20th century, broadcast radio astonished and delighted the public by providing news and and role.


Related Topix: Electronic, Broadcast, Life, Hobbies

9 hrs ago |

Thousands attend ARRL centennial convention in Hartford

More than 4,000 ham operators from around the globe converged on the Connecticut Convention Center, celebrating the centennial anniversary of the American Radio Relay League , founded in Hartford in 1914.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Hamming it up At the Murgas Amateur Radio Club Hamfest Dave Scherbenco / the Citizens' Voice

The Murgas Amateur Radio Club held its 34th annual Hamfest, an electronics flea market and convention of radio enthusiasts, July 6 at the Luzerne County Fairgrounds, Lehman.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Lehman, PA

Sat Jul 19, 2014


Centennial Convention Provides Springboard for "Amateur Radio Parity Act," HR.4969

The just-concluded ARRL National Centennial Convention in Hartford, Connecticut, helped to infuse some energy into efforts to line up co-sponsors for "The Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2014" - HR.4969.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Hartford, CT, US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Mountain Enterprise

HAM Radio Test offered July 26

The Pine Mountain Amateur Radio Club will hold an FCC Amateur Radio Licensing testing session-open to all who wish to obtain their licenses.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Frazier Park, CA

The Hartford Courant

Ham Radio Crucial In Disasters, FEMA Chief Says

Even in the age of smart phones and iPads, ham radio is indispensible in a disaster, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency says.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, FEMA, US News, Newington, CT, Portland, CT

Annual Bike Ride for Multiple Sclerosis Offers Chance for Riders, Radio Operators to Give Back

State College Magisterial District Judge Carmine Prestia and his wife, Lane, have personally felt the impact of multiple sclerosis after the autoimmune disease claimed the life of Lane Prestia's younger sister a number of years ago.


Related Topix: Medicine, Multiple Sclerosis, Health, State College, PA, Blair County, PA, Life, Hobbies

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Additional fire crews arrive to assist with Hurricane Creek Fire

The Hurricane Creek Fire, which is burning four miles southwest of Joseph, Oregon remains at zero-percent containment However more crews are expected to arrive Thursday and assist in fighting the blaze.


Related Topix: Fire, Joseph, OR, Life, Hobbies

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Whitman County burn ban declared until further notice

A burn ban for the area surrounding Pullman is still in effect. Whitman County District 12 declared the burn ban Wednesday evening due to extremely dry conditions.


Related Topix: Whitman County, WA, Life, Hobbies

Thu Jul 17, 2014

MT Shortwave Central

ICE Spacecraft Recovery Effort Appears at an Impasse

According to a July 10 National Public Radio "Morning Edition" report, the effort to recover the venerable International Sun-Earth Explorer 3 spacecraft -- later repurposed, redirected, and renamed the International Cometary Explorer -- has run into problems and may have reached a dead end.


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

The Star

Amateur radio license exams

Amateur radio license exams will be given at 10 a.m. ET Aug. 16 at the Emergency Operations Center in Port St. Joe.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Port St. Joe, FL

Wed Jul 16, 2014


An Engineer's Field Day

First, what is Field Day? It is an amateur radio event that is part contest, part emergency preparedness exercise, and part public demonstration of amateur radio.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Mobile Radio Technology

Tips for hiring and training radio technicians

One of the common issues that most radio shops are having today is the hiring and training of competent radio technicians.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies

Tue Jul 15, 2014

KLEW-TV Lewiston

Missing woman's body found near lower Buffalo Rapids

We are still waiting to hear what caused the death of a 66-year-old Dayton woman.


Related Topix: Dayton, ID, Nez Perce County, ID, Lewiston, ID, Life, Hobbies

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Cary News

Club Notes: July 16.

The Cary Playwrights' Forum will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, in the second-floor conference room at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. For details, go to or email Phil Lewis at .


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Cary, NC, Raleigh, NC, Fuquay Varina, NC, Morrisville, NC

Jefferson Post Online Edition

Ashe Amateur Radio Club a Field DayR...

They invite the public to come and see ham radio's new capabilities and learn how to get their own FCC radio license before the next disaster strikes.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, FEMA, US News

The Press-Enterprise

The PassBEAUMONT: Ham radio installed at civic center

But amateur radios, whose users are known as hams, allow communications even when power is down.


Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Yucaipa, CA, Cabazon, CA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

For These Vets, AmateurRadio Remains Alive

Satellites killed the military radio star operator long ago, but military veterans keep the art alive in competitions testing their ability to bounce signals off the ionosphere and contact amateur radio stations a half world away.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Hobbies

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Countywide

Free Ham Radio Class. Get Your FCC License to Use Amateur Radios for Emergencies Times in Beeville.

Buy at the ARRL.ORG website. technician class book. 29.95 also a $15.00 fee day of test will be due so you can take the test.


Related Topix: Beeville, TX, Life, Hobbies