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Michael Ledeen

One night in late October, 1983, I listened to a BBC short wave broadcast reporting that the United States was about to invade Grenada. I chuckled, said to myself, “Crazy Brits,” and went to sleep. But the crazy Brit was right: in the first military deployment since Vietnam, US forces swarmed over....

Week Ahead

• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Covered-dish lunch and program, 11:30 a.m., Zip City Community Center, 10511 Lauderdale 17, Florence. Bring covered dish. • Cherokee Library Friends yard sale, 8 a.

A Technical History

David Hartt came to Haiti as a missionary in 1942 with the West Indies Mission (WIM, now Worldteam). Although a missionary pastor by job description, radio was always his passion. He had been a radio ham and experimenter since childhood. Although he didn't have formal engineering training, he became knowledgeable through self-study.

Ham Radio licensing testing is Saturday

Have you been studying for your “ham” radio license? The Yavapai Amateur Radio Club would like to offer two opportunities to take the FCC license test. If you are ready, the next license test will be Saturday, May 13, at 9 a.m. Testing is offered for all classes of amateur radio license. The location is the Jeep Posse Building, 1200 Commerce Dr.

‘You are listening to The Cave’

Many former students who have attended Kingston Collegiate since 1948 will look back at some of their “good old school days” with an interesting as well as rare perspective. Since 1948, off and on, KCVI has had a student radio club, the only club of its kind in Canada at the time.

Shortwave Direct Radiative Effects of Above-Cloud Aerosols Over Global Oceans Derived From 8 Years of CALIOP and MODIS Observations

Abstract: In this paper, we studied the frequency of occurrence and shortwave direct radiative effects (DREs) of above-cloud aerosols (ACAs) over global oceans using 8 years (2007-2014) of collocated CALIOP and MODIS observations. Similar to previous work, we found high ACA occurrence in four....

gravity gradient

Sammanfattning : Gravity gradient tensor (GGT) data contains the second derivatives of the Earth’s gravitational potential in three orthogonal directions. GGT data can be measured either using land, airborne, marine or space platforms. Sammanfattning : In ground based high frequency (HF) radio....

ABC opposes bill to restore Pacific shortwave service

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has made a Senate submission opposing a bill which would force it to restore its shortwave services for the Northern Territory and the Pacific. The bill was introduced by South Australian Senator Nick Xenophon after the ABC switched off its shortwave transmitters in late January.

H. Eugene Blackwell, 82, of Brockton, veteran

H. Eugene Blackwell of Brockton died April 25 at Good Samaritan Medical Center. He was 82. Mr. Blackwell was born in Bridgewater. He served in the Air Force for 20 years. A member of the CB Radio Club, he enjoyed playing bingo and traveling to various casinos. He also enjoyed listening to country western music and loved to square dance.

KNL Networks working towards a hybrid communications future

In a crowded market place the Finnish company is offering something different relying on terrestrial based communications to provide connectivity to shipping. The idea of using shortwave radio may sound old-fashioned, but it has been used to develop what KNL ceo and founder Toni Linden sees as part of a hybrid communications future.

Validation of EO-1 Hyperion and Advanced Land Imager Using the Radiometric Calibration Test Site at Railroad Valley, Nevada

Abstract: The Earth-Observing One (EO-1) satellite was launched in 2000. Radiometric calibration of Hyperion and the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) has been performed throughout the mission lifetime using various techniques that include ground-based vicarious calibration, pseudo-invariant calibration sites, and also the moon.

Top-of-the-Atmosphere Shortwave Flux Estimation from Satellite Observations: An Empirical Neural Network Approach Applied with Data from the A-Train Constellation

Abstract: Estimates of top-of-the-atmosphere (TOA) radiative flux are essential for the understanding of Earth's energy budget and climate system. Clouds, aerosols, water vapor, and ozone (O3) are among the most important atmospheric agents impacting the Earth's shortwave (SW) radiation budget.

Moncton artist bringing back sounds of former Sackville Radio-Canada towers

A Moncton artist has brought back to life the sounds of the 13 CBC Radio-Canada International shortwave towers that once stood in Sackville, N.B. on the Tantramar Marsh. "It's kind of like you're conjuring ghosts of radio towers," explained the artist Amanda Dawn Christie on Shift N.B.

Caister Marconi radio station contacts nearly 200 amateurs in 35 countries

Norfolk’s radio amateurs contacted almost 200 other enthusiasts from across the world during an all-day special event at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre yesterday (Saturday). The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) took part in the event to honour Guglielmo Marconi on International Marconi Day.

Barrett Provides Portable HF Radio Equipment for Specialist Rescue Team

On 18 April, Barrett Communications provided portable high-frequency (HF) radio communications equipment to the West Midlands Fire Services (WMFS) for its specialist search-and-rescue team who respond to international emergencies. The WMFS Service is the second largest fire service within the United....

Week Ahead

• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club informal meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it • Geezers and Kids Fishing Days, sponsored by Florence Parks and Recreation/The Club senior center, 6:30 a.m.

Storm System Set To Move Into Oklahoma

TULSA, Oklahoma - We are tracking a system today to our west that may bring a few scattered showers or storms into the area later. The chance for a passing shower or two will exist for the daytime hours but a slightly better chance will arrive later tonight into pre-dawn Friday as the main short wave begins migrating into north central Oklahoma.

Antarctica's missing iron meteorites: Mystery solved

In the days following Amelia&rsquo s disappearance, at least 655 people around the planet reported hearing distress calls that originated from Earhart&rsquo s radio, reports The Vintage News . Among those who described calls were a shortwave operator in Texas who said that Amelia claimed to have made a partial water landing.

News Feature : WFP, RFMF, Navy and NDMO host trainning in Suva to boost radio lifelines in emergencies [12/04/2017

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in its role as lead of the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), has joined with the Fiji National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to support a High Frequency Radio Communication System training course.

Fiji: WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

SUVA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in its role as lead of the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC), has joined with the Fiji National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) to support a High Frequency Radio Communication System training course.

The ultimate wireless connectivity: Radio hams in Caister prepare to go global for Marconi

As part of global celebrations to honour radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi they will try to connect with as many stations as possible to win an award. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre to commemorate the village’s....

The ultimate wireless connectivity: Radio hams in Caister prepare to go global for Marconi

As part of global celebrations to honour radio pioneer Guglielmo Marconi they will try to connect with as many stations as possible to win an award. The Norfolk Amateur Radio Club (NARC) will be running an all-day special event station at Caister Lifeboat Visitor Centre to commemorate the village’s....

WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

The three-day training course, conducted by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and The Republic of Fiji Navy, was designed to complement the recent upgrade by the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster of the HF radio communication system for the Fiji NDMO.

WFP, RFMF, Navy And NDMO Host Training In Suva To Boost Radio Lifelines In Emergencies

The three-day training course, conducted by the Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and The Republic of Fiji Navy, was designed to complement the recent upgrade by the Pacific Emergency Telecommunications Cluster of the HF radio communication system for the Fiji NDMO.

Severe Weather Spotter Training Offered in Clarendon Hills

CLARENDON HILLS, IL - The National Weather Service in Chicago will offer a severe weather/tornado course at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 24 at Church of the Holy Nativity, 275 S. Richmond Ave., in Clarendon Hills. The course is hosted by the DuPage Amateur Radio Club.

Shortwave saves lives: Vanuatu PM to ABC

Removing the ABC's shortwave radio service in the Pacific could cost lives, the prime minister of Vanuatu has warned a Senate committee. Charlot Salwai insists the service is vital during major natural disasters, in his submission to a Senate inquiry. "Removing Radio Australia shortwave to Vanuatu....

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Chertsey Radio Club buys licence to help parents communicate with autistic children

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News Feature : OPINION: Why Australia must restore shortwave radio to the Pacific? [18/09/2017

By John Greenshields On our Australian doorstep is an amazing place, Papua New Guinea. Seven of us were there for the month of August, exploring a remote region...

Week Ahead

• Muscle Shoals Amateur Radio Club meeting and amateur radio license exams, 7 p.m., Colbert County Emergency Management Agency, 120 W. Fifth St., Tuscumbia. inf...

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UK indicts Nigeria over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra which the Indigenous People of Biafra (POB)uses to preach hate against ...

UK Indicts Nigeria Over Radio Biafra

The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pirate Radio Biafra which the Indigenous People of Biafra (POB)uses to preach hate against ...

UK indicts Nigeria over Radio Biafra

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed Sunday Oladapo Kayode/BJO/NAN. The United Kingdom has blamed Nigeria for the continued operation of pi...

UK Indicts Nigeria Over Radio Biafra

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