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Robert O. Meikle
He was a U.S. Army veteran and spent one year of his service in Korea. He worked as a pipefitter for Local 225, and was highly regarded in his career.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Re: Ethics of tech use can't be left to technology companies
I totally agree with you, @cumulonimbus. The whole situation in Crimea -- all of Ukraine for that matter -- reminds me of the situation in Czechoslovakia when I was a little girl.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
16-Year-Old Wins Google Award for Inventing Body Heat-Powered Flashlight
Ann Makosinski was just another teenager with another science project when she joined her local science fair in Victoria, Canada, last year.
NM Search and Rescue teams meet April 25
The New Mexico Search and Rescue Council will be hosting ESCAPE , its annual training event for search and rescue volunteers on April 25-27, at the beautiful Buffalo Thunder Resort, Spa, and Casino in Pojoaque, NM.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Georgia Straight
Kevin Schmidt's DIY camera reaches new heights
Kevin Schmidt's homemade camera-on display in the CAG lobby-is made out of foamcore, metal strips, and thick black tape, fitted with a 90mm Linhof lens and a four-by-five-inch film holder.
World Amateur Radio Day is Friday, April 18
"Amateur Radio: Your Gateway to Wireless Communication" is the theme for World Amateur Radio Day 2014, Friday, April 18. Radio amateurs celebrate World Amateur Radio Day each year on April 18 to recognize the anniversary of the founding of the International Amateur Radio Union in Paris in 1925.
Volunteers are needed
While shortwave radio may not be as fascinating to kids as it used to be, amateur radio can still be a very relevant hobby.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
There was never any one thing, it was just life and everything going on around in it.
Critical Distance BV Weblog
MN.31.05.1984.Red Cross Profile
This edition of Media Network from 30 years ago looked at how the International Committee for the Red Cross set up its communications system based on ham radio equipment.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Tuning in to the amateur airwaves
Breaker breaker, can I get a call back? The language of amateur radio is almost an art-form, opening lines of communication across the world.
Live Amateur Radio Digital TV Test Transmits Astronaut's Image from the ISS
Japanese Astronaut Koichi Wakata, KC5ZTA, served as the host for a successful final commissioning pass April 13 for the Amateur Radio on the International Space Station " Ham Video " transmitter and camera.
The Daily Courier
Radio club offers free class to prep for amateur license test
Here is your chance to get your entry-level Amateur Radio License. A one-day class is coming up to prepare interested people for the "Technician" amateur license.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Watertown Daily Times
Sci-Tech Center offers children's activities during Easter break
The Sci-Tech Center of Northern New York will have extended hours, offering an array of activities for budding scientists.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Estes Park Trail-Gazette
Amateur radio club working on emergency communications preparedness in Estes
David White, a leader in the Estes Park emergency communications training and preparedness activities is seen operating his home based radio station.
Free App Connects You To Emergency Radio Frequencies
Severe weather can strike at any time and whether the forecast calls for flooding or tornadoes - North Alabama is often at risk.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
The 2014 ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention Changes Venue
Due to extenuating circumstances, the 2014 ARRL Rocky Mountain Division Convention, originally scheduled to be held July 11-13 in Laramie, Wyoming, will take place instead August 8-10 in conjunction with the Duke City Hamfest , in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The Vermont Standard
Frederic Jenks Obituary, 98
A memorial service will be held at the Brownsville Community Church in Vermont later in May for Frederic A. Jenks, 98, who died peacefully on April 1 at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, Maine.
Los Alamos Monitor
Annual Volunteer Appreciation Event. 3-5 p.m Friday at the Betty Ehart Center. For more information, call 471-2777 or 888-296-2411, ext.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
City of Pacifica participates in West Coast tsunami response exercise
On March 27, the City of Pacifica opened its Emergency Operations Center and practiced what would happen should a tsunami reach Pacifica's coast.
Amateur Radio Class
Defiance County Amateur Radio Club will be holding a free class for the entry level license.Class will cover the information needed to pass the Technician Class Test.