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Industry Canada Rolls Out Updated Ham Radio Question Pool, New Exam Generator
Radio Amateurs of Canada reports that telecommunications regulator Industry Canada has released an updated Amateur Radio examination question bank - or pool - based on recommendations from RAC.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
CQ Names New Advertising Manager as Publisher Shifts Gears
Chartock, who is not a ham, arrives "as the magazine charts new ground as a part-print, part-digital 'hybrid' publication covering the entire communications hobby," the CQ announcement said.
Hams' Experimental VLF Signals Heard in the UK, Europe
In what's believed to be a "first," a very low frequency signal from a ham radio experimenter in New York was heard across the Atlantic.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Cleveland Daily Banner
Weather spotters training set March 13
For several years now, the National Weather Service has held weather spotters classes in Bradley County.
Radio Shack store closings signal chain's identity crisis
Radio Shack used to be the only store at the mall that spoke computer geek. Now, when every shopper has a powerful computer in a pocket or a purse in the form of a smartphone, and the mall is filled with tech-savvy competitors, Radio Shack is having an identity crisis.
"Ham Video" Set for Installation, Commissioning
The "Ham Video" transmitter aboard the International Space Station is scheduled to be installed on March 6, with commissioning to follow.
New Website Offers Treasure Trove of Vintage Ham Radio Photos, QSL Cards
The grandson of Thomas "Tom" Russell Gentry, W5RG , has developed a website that is certain to be of certain interest to vintage radio enthusiasts.
Ham Radio Will Play a Role in "HI-SEAS" Simulated Mars Mission
When Ron Williams, N9UIK, and his team of "astronauts" head to "Mars" this spring, they'll be taking Amateur Radio along, just as NASA space travelers have done.
RadioShack Closing Up To 1,100 Stores
NBCNEWS.COM - RadioShack said Tuesday that it will close up to 1,100 stores as the electronics retailer tries to restructure and reinvent itself.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
A thank you letter was read from 2013 scholarship recipient. Scholarship applications were sent to local schools.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Across Our Communities
Bunker Hill United Methodist Church is serving a creamed chicken over biscuit dinner from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, or until sold out, at the church, 15096 W. Middletown Road.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
November 30, 1962: The International Communications Fair's Spy Van
This mobile communications laboratory designed for demonstrating, checking and testing equipment, is demonstrated by Peter Robins, president of electronics communications, Inc., Mount Vernon, N.Y., which developed the traveling lab, at the International Communications Fair in New York on Nov. 30, 1962, displays of all new electronics communication ... (more)
The Des Moines Register
Volunteer storm spotters 'critical in severe weather'
Right now, Iowa weather seems content to make residents miserable by dishing out another barrage of freezing cold and snow.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Tiny SkyCube and ArduSat-2 satellites venture into orbit
Planet Labs' CubeSats aren't the only satellites being released from the International Space Station this month.
Past ARRL General Manager, QST Editor John Huntoon, W1RW, SK
John Huntoon, W1RW , of East Hartford, Connecticut, died February 23. He was 97. Huntoon served as ARRL Secretary and General Manager from 1961 until 1975.
UC Berkeley Amateur Radio Club Celebrates its Centennial
The Amateur Radio club at the University of California, Berkeley is joining ARRL in celebrating its centennial this year.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Robert Louis Rankin
Robert Louis Rankin, known as Bob, passed away Feb. 24, 2014 at the age of 75 at Saint Luke's Hospice in Kansas City, Mo.
The Abington Heights Civic League will host its monthly meeting on Monday, March 3, at 7 p.m. at the clubhouse, 115 Colburn Ave., Clarks Summit.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Snoqualmie Valley Record
For Two Rivers School students, amateur transmission brings a window on a wider world
To raise their wire radio antenna, Two Rivers students pull on its supporting rope Feb. 11. They hung the antenna 130 feet high, as part of their annual participation in the Radio Roundup event.
Spokane man with terminal heart disease makes final wish
SPOKANE, Wash. When confronted with a final wish, a man who has dedicated his life to service simply asked to serve one more time.