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Fox-1D Amateur Radio CubeSat Launches Successfully, Now Designated as AO-92 - eHam.net

Fox-1D Amateur Radio CubeSat Launches Successfully, Now Designated as AO-92eHam.netRight on schedule on January 12, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) launched, taking AMSAT-NA [www.amsat.org's] Fox-1D [https:] CubeSat and 30 other ...... [continue]

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #03: - eHam.net

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #03:eHam.netThis week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all. LIBYA, 5A. Abubaker, 5A1AL has been active using FT8 on ...... [continue]

The ARRL Letter, January 18, 2018

The ARRL Letter January 18, 2018 Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, Editor [Note: Clicking on the story links below will take you to the news article as it appears in The ARRL Letter on the ARRL website.] ARRL CEO Tom Gallagher, NY2RF, to Retire... The ARRL Letter, January 18, 2018... [continue]

DX News -- ARRL DX Bulletin #03:

This week's bulletin was made possible with information provided by the OPDX Bulletin, 425 DX News, DXNL, Contest Corral from QST and the ARRL Contest Calendar and WA7BNM web sites. Thanks to all.

A Message to Members from ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR: - eHam.net

A Message to Members from ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR:eHam.netThe ARRL Board does seek thoughtful, informed input on policy issues concerning Amateur Radio from its roughly 150,000 members. ARRL's governance structure provides that regionally elected, volunteer Directors will represent the interests of the ...und weitere »... [continue]

DPØGVN WSPR Beacon in Antarctia is operational

On January 15 in the afternoon hours, the multiband receiver of the new permanent WSPR beacon DPØGVN in Antarctica was put into operation. It is active from the German research station "Neumayer III" of the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research. The installation is part of a scientific project of the Technical University... [continue]

In Brief...

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Past ARRL Great Lakes Division Director Jim Weaver, K8JE, (SK):

Past ARRL Great Lakes Division Director Jim Weaver, K8JE (ex-WA8COA), of Mason, Ohio, died on January 14. An ARRL Life Member, he was 82. Weaver served as ARRL Great Lakes Division Director for 11 years, from 2003 until 2014, and he was a regular presence at Hamvention and ARRL EXPO and moderated the ARRL Forum.

Registration Now Open for HamSCI Workshop:

Registration now is open for a 2-day HamSCI -- the Amateur Radio citizen science initiative -- workshop February 23-24 at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark. The 2018 HamSCI Workshop will be held in the NJIT Campus Center Ballroom. Complimentary parking is available.

DoD Interoperability Communication Exercise Deemed a Success:

A November 2017 Department of Defense (DoD)-sponsored communications interoperability exercise involving Amateur Radio was a success, according to information received from US Army Military Auxiliary Radio System (MARS) Program Manager Paul English, WD8DBY. The November 4-6 drill, which focused on interoperability between DOD elements including MA... [continue]

Florida Ham Radio Club Aids Homeless During Cold Snap:

Uncharacteristically cold weather in central Florida in early January prompted members of the North Brevard Amateur Radio Club (K4NBR) to assist the area's homeless population. The New Year began with a bitter cold front descending upon central Florida, bringing below-freezing temperatures, especially concerning for those lacking regular shelter f... [continue]

Fox-1D Amateur Radio CubeSat Launches Successfully, Now Designated as AO-92

Right on schedule on January 12, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) launched, taking AMSAT-NA's Fox-1D CubeSat and 30 other satellites on board toward a sun-synchronous orbit. By 27 minutes into the flight, confirmation came that all nanosatellites had been deployed. Fox-1D was in orbit!

Club Group Will Operate W1AW for Winter Field Day:

Maxim Memorial Station W1AW will host a group that will take part in Winter Field Day later this month. Sponsored by the Winter Field Day Association (WFDA), Winter Field Day will take place over the January 27-28 weekend, and it can be an opportune time to prep for ARRL Field Day in June.

A Message to Members from ARRL President Rick Roderick, K5UR:

In the last few weeks, the ARRL's Board of Directors has been the subject of an organized misinformation campaign. It is being orchestrated by a group of hams, some of whom are well-intentioned but have been misled. This effort, which consists of a series of mis-characterizations, initially dealt with (1) the ARRL Board's censure of an ARRL Direct... [continue]

The Doctor Will See You Now!

"Antenna Wire" is the topic of the latest (January 18) episode of the "ARRL The Doctor is In" podcast. Listen...and learn!