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Radio event, local & elsewhere, tests emergency preparedness

Locally, it’s undertaken by the Athens County Amateur Radio Association, with portable stations set up at the Athens County Fairgrounds. That’s where they were on the air from 2 p.m. Saturday until 2 p.m. Sunday, making contact with – “working” is the radio term – as many other stations as possible,....

Is amateur radio a dying hobby?

The golden days of radio are long gone. That doesn’t mean it’s insignificant, however. Even in the rapidly advancing world of technology, radio remains a valuable means of communication. “If the phone lines or Internet go down, radio is still there,” said Art Protas, a member of the Yavapai Amateur Radio Club (YARC).

Scenes From Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club Event

Justin Webster of the Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club makes contact with an amateur radio operator in Arkansas during the National Amateur Radio Field Day contest Saturday at North Mesa Picnic Grounds. The event continues through noon Sunday and the community is invited to observe and make contact with ham operators throughout North America.

Week Ahead

Saturday. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Knitwits knitting and crocheting group, 10 a.m. to noon, Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 350 N. Wood Ave., Florence. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club meeting and amateur radio license exams, 9-10 a.m., Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, 350 N.

Ham operators in Wichita celebrate the ‘magic of radio’

Joe Pajor remembers how as a kid in the 1970s you could just walk up a street sometimes and find friends and relatives with cheap shortwave radios, listening to conversations all over the world. And how there was this Augustinian priest, in Pajor’s Catholic school, who had missionaries working in....

Fun and games – but braced for catastrophe – with HAM radio operators in Pointe-Claire

Montreal Amateur Radio Club held a competition Saturday to see which HAM radio operator could score the most contact. MARC via Facebook. Montreal Amateur Radio Clubs (MARC) staged a day of HAM radio competition in Ovide Park in Pointe-Claire on Saturday that was more than fun and games.

Community Invited To Amateur Radio Club Field Day

The community is invited to see a demonstration of amateur radios in action from noon to noon Sunday at the North Mesa Picnic Grounds off North Mesa Road. The Los Alamos Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the National Amateur Radio Field Day 24-hour emergency preparedness exercise.

Amateur radio operators to hold 24-hour demo in Lindenhurst

In the age of electronics, amateur radio operators want to educate Long Islanders on the benefit of off-the-grid communications. Just as hurricane season begins, the Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club beginning Saturday afternoon is holding its annual Field Day, an emergency preparedness test and 24-hour demonstration of the power of radio.

Midland Amateur Radio Club preparing for local emergencies

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - In West Texas, severe weather can pop up at a moments notice, but preparations for disasters start ahead of time. For David Overton, amateur radio is a hobby that has some responsibility. "We can get the messages through that people need," said Overton.

Midland Amateur Radio Club preparing for local emergencies

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - In West Texas, severe weather can pop up at a moments notice, but preparations for disasters start ahead of time. For David Overton, amateur radio is a hobby that has some responsibility. "We can get the messages through that people need," said Overton.

Midland Amateur Radio Club preparing for local emergencies

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - In West Texas, severe weather can pop up at a moments notice, but preparations for disasters start ahead of time. For David Overton, amateur radio is a hobby that has some responsibility. "We can get the messages through that people need," said Overton.

Ham radio club hopes to hone skills, inspire hobbyists in annual field day

Faribault, MN (55021) Today. Considerable cloudiness. A stray severe thunderstorm is possible. High 77F. Winds SSE at 15 to 25 mph.. Tonight. Scattered thunderstorms during the evening. Partly cloudy skies after midnight. A few storms may be severe. Low near 65F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Local community things to know and do for the Whittier area for June 21, 2017

WHITTIER. # Comments Author to speak about global warming. Craig Hover, author of ȁ#x201c;A World To Come Home To: Ending Global Warming in Our Lifetime, will present a slide show at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Whittwood branch library, 10537 Santa Gertrudes Ave. WHITTIER. Ham radio club to hold Field Day.

Local Briefs

QUINCY -- Members of the Western Illinois Amateur Radio Club and the Hannibal Amateur Radio Club will join for the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25, at the Emergency Operations Center at the Adams County America. QUINCY -- Quincy University will close its Percussion Ensemble Camp with a concert at 4 p.

Amateur radio 'Field Day' to be June 25-26

QUINCY -- Members of the Western Illinois Amateur Radio Club and the Hannibal Amateur Radio Club will join for the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25, at the Emergency Operations Center at the Adams County American Red Cross building, 3000 N. 23rd.

METRO DIGEST || Amateur Radio Club demo

Ham radio demo. West Middlesex, Pa. The Mercer County Amateur Radio Club will be demonstrating Amateur Radio at 44 Elliot Road, Saturday and next Sunday. The public is invited to see ham radio’s new capabilities and learn how to get your own FCC radio license before the next disaster strikes.

We spoke to the boy speaking to people around the world

Ben Cridland, a 10-year-old boy who took his first steps into the world of amateur radio by taking and passing a set of exams to allow him to broadcast on the airways, is the youngest member of Burton's amateur radio club, which has roughly 15 members, with most at least thirty years older than him.

Radio host convicted in Minneapolis Ponzi scheme loses bid to overturn his sentence

Purchase: Order Reprint A Minneapolis salesman who peddled investments in foreign currencies on the radio failed to convince a federal judge that his conviction in a $194 million Ponzi scheme should be overturned because his attorney had conflicts of interest.

Radio Erena receives 2017 One World Media special award

The London-based charity One World Media presented its 2017 special award at a ceremony in London yesterday, 6 June, to Radio Erena, Eritrea's only independent news radio station, launched eight years ago in Paris with the support of Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

Portland Metro Monday Weather: Cool start to a mostly sunny day with warming temperatures

Under mostly clear morning skies, Monday starts out chilly with most areas in the low-to-mid 40s to start the day. Some foothill locations reported temps in the high 30s around 5:30 a.m. The National Weather Service sees a ridge of relatively high atmospheric pressure aloft developing over our area for Monday pushing out a departing shortwave.

Maxcom prospectus approved

Financial Supervision Authority (KNF), approved the IPO prospectus of phone manufacturer and distributor Maxcom. The company will now proceed to work on its floating. Maxcom specializes in traditional phones targeted to older and less tech-savvy customers. It also sells fixed-line phones, GPS systems and shortwave transmitters.

How One Simple Device Combats Both Ebola and Extremist Attacks

In a remote region where bridges are often little more than a couple of felled trees and motorcycles are the fastest way to get around, a network of solar-powered radios is doing double duty: Warning of imminent extremist attacks, as well as keeping tabs on Ebola outbreaks, aid workers said.

BioElectronics Announces Independent Migraine Clinical Study; Migraine Prevention Using ActiPatch (Pulsed Shortwave Therapy)

Press Release BioElectronics Announces Independent Migraine Clinical Study; Migraine Prevention Using ActiPatch (Pulsed Shortwave Therapy) FREDERICK, MD, May 30, 2017 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- FREDERICK, MD--(Marketwired - May 30, 2017) - BioElectronics Corporation (otc pink:BIEL), www.bielcorp.

Ten year old boy from Swadlincote takes first steps into the world of amateur radio

Amateur radio is usually seen as a hobby for older people, and at the Burton Amateur Radio Club, this was no different, with all 15 paying members of the group either reaching or being in their senior years, apart from one special little boy. Ben Cridland, from Swadlincote first started going to the....

Weather spotters certified through SKYWARN training event at Wallingford fire station WALLINGFORD — The Wallingford Amateur Radio Club hosted a SKYWARN training event this week to certify volunteer weather spotters across the state in order to

WALLINGFORD — The Wallingford Amateur Radio Club hosted a SKYWARN training event this week to certify volunteer weather spotters across the state in order to provide official weather warnings to the National Weather Service. SKYWARN is a nationwide organization of volunteers.

Thanks for column recognizing benefits of emergency radio

To the Editor: As we approach the fifth anniversary of the deadly June 2012 Ohio derecho, thanks to Dennis Powell (The Athens NEWS, May 22) for his insightful reminder of the many modern-day vulnerabilities of our fragile telecommunications and electricity networks, especially in rural areas.

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1940s transmitter finds new home in old jail

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Gentle music followed by a stern voice reading out orders apparently from a spy’s code book have once again been drifting over on shortwave radio from Kim Jong-...

The simple new device promising to treat chronic pain

A small, wearable device, the size of a 20-cent coin, claims to help patients suffering from chronic muscle and joint pain. ActiPatch uses pulsed electromagneti...

BBC launches Ethiopian and Eritrean radio services

The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritreans. The BB...

BBC launches Ethiopian, Eritrean radio services

. LONDON: The BBC on Monday launched new daily radio services producing news, current affairs, features and English language training for Ethiopians and Eritre...

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